In April 2021, actress/songstress Janelle Monae was documented sharing a PDA with a mystery man. However, the man was recognized as Nate Wonder, one-half of Deep Cotton, Janelle’s in-house producer duo.
So are Nate Wonder and Janelle Monae dating each other? Who is Nate Wonder? Delve into this article to learn more about him.
Nate Wonder Age
Nate Wonder was born on 6 April 1980. He turned 41 years old while celebrating his birthday in 2021. Furthermore, Nate Wonder owned Aries as his zodiac sign.
Nate Wonder Brother
Nate Wonder real name Nathaniel Irvin III was born to his father Dr. Nat Irving II and mother Chandra Irvin in Atlanta, Georiga. Both of his parents are professionals and prominent personalities in Atlanta, Georiga. His mother founded and served as the principal of Irvin, Goforth & Irvin LLC. She also worked for Spalding University. Whereas, his father was an author, futurist, teacher, and professor of management at the University of Louisville.
The Atlanta-native grew up with her sister Jovian Zayne Irvin and brother Roman GianArthur Irvin. While Jovian attended and graduated from the University of North Carolina and also served as Managing Director of Talent Recruitment for Teach for America and Chasemaster for Janelle Monae.
As for his brother Roman GianArthur, he earned fame as an American producer, songwriter, engineer, and multi-instrumentalist. Roman and Nate collaborated and created Antebellum (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) and OK Lady. He is currently signed with the Wondaland record label.
Two brothers, Nate and Roman grew up listening to artists such as Stevie Wonder, Bobby McFerren, Rock Modernoff, among other artists. He is also associated with Janelle Monae’s Wondaland Arts Society.
Roman received 15 credits in total for his contribution as a composer and writer in various TV shows, films, and songs including The Duchess, All In: The Fight for Democracy, I May Destroy You, Little, Rio 2, Happy Feet Two, and a few others.
Not only does Nate possess ears for good music, but his sense of style sets him apart from the rest. He stands tall at a height of a little below 6 feet (1.82 meters). Whereas, he weighed 82 kilograms (180 lbs).
What’s more, dreads that he has and well-trimmed facial hair that suits him could be labeled as his distinct features.
Social Media Reach
Talking about social media reach, Nate Wonder earned 5195 followers on his Instagram account until April 2021. Likewise, his Facebook profile garnered 428 followers where he posted the last time on 31 March 2020.
Furthermore, Nate was also on Twitter with 938 followers. He was often active on the platform tweets regularly.
Nate Wonder Net Worth
Reportedly, Nate Wonder’s thriving career in music helped him build a total net worth of $300 thousand.
Nate Wonder was brought up in a home where music was always playing. His mother exposed him to several artists and genres of music that helped him develop a taste in music. He earned fame under the names Nate Rocket Wonder and Tang Nivri.
But after Nate joined forces with Chuck Lightning, his music career took a huge stride. Nate and Chuck met each other in 2002 at Morehouse College in Atlanta. The duo shared rooms and started collaborating when Lighting heard Nate playing music.
Later, Nate and Chuck earned recognition as Deep Cotton. The American Funk duo from Atlanta was part of Janelle’s The Wondaland Arts Society. They were also known as Punk Prophets. Nate soared into mainstream fame when their song We’re Far Enough from Heaven Now We Can Freak Out was featured in a Sanos commercial. But the duo became part of Janelle Monae’s group and helped produce her music.
Some of the songs that he produced or arranged include Call The Law, Scar 2, Lettin’ Go, Metropolis, Sir Lucious Left Foot, Tightrope, Cold War, and several others.
Whereas, IMDB cited 29 tracks where he contributed to the score of the films. The films include Private Practice, Friend with Benefits, Any Question for Ben?, Think Like a Man Too, The Equalizer, Moonlight, Step Sisters, The Oscars, Antebellum, The Duchess, and a few notable others.
Are Nate Wonder And Janelle Monae Still Dating?
As of April 201, Nate Wonder and Janelle were still together.
Nate and singer Janelle collaborated for a while. But, they kept their relationship strictly professional until they shared a little PDA in April 2021. The couple was spotted kissing on a yacht party off of the coast of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.
Even though Nate and Janelle got cozy out in public, they haven’t confirmed their dating status. On Nate’s birthday in April 2021, Janelle wished him a happy one and even claimed him as her ‘favorite planet.’ She wrote, “a true wondaland. Happy Birthdáe to my favorite planet N8 ‘rocket’ Wonder. @natewonderful.”
Before the alleged dating rumor, the Antebellum actress dated a fellow actress Tessa Thompson. She also discussed her pansexuality with Rolling Stone in 2018.
Last modified: April 8, 2021