JAI RODRIGUEZ, American TV personality, born; an actor and musician best known as the culture guide on the Bravo network’s Emmy-winning American Reality television program Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. He has also co-authored a book with the other Queer Eye hosts. Rodriguez is a stage actor and singer best known for his roles in the Broadway stage musical Rent, as “Angel,” and the Off-Broadway musical Zanna Don’t!, as “Zanna.” He has also acted in several plays, including Spinning Into Butter at the Lincoln Center. In 2005, he created and performed his own one night stage show, “Jai Rodriguez: xPosed.” xPosed told the story of Rodriguez’s life and struggle to come out to his religious family, and of his career on stage and in Queer Eye. His Queer Eye co-stars Ted Allen and Carson Kressley appeared as themselves.