Fast Facts

  • Joined the touring company of Rent, playing the character of Angel, the summer after graduating from high school; eventually made his Broadway debut in the role.
  • Created a cabaret show called Monday Night Twisted Cabaret; also has a one-man show called Jai Rodriguez: xPosed. 
  • Appeared in both the Broadway and 2005 film version of Mel Brooks' The Producers.
  • Served as a contributing editor for Latina magazine.
  • Guest-starred on How I Met Your Mother playing Wayne Brady's husband.


  • 2005, Emmy — Outstanding Reality Program: Nominee
  • 2004, Emmy — Outstanding Reality Program: Winner

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  • Birth Name: David Jai Rodriguez
  • Birth Place: Brentwood, NY
  • Profession: TV personality, Actor, Dancer, Singer

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