Jada Alberts is an Australian actress, director, and playwright most popular for the role of ‘Fran Davis’ on the Australian TV crime show ‘Mystery Road.’ On the 31st of March 2020, Jada declared their pronouns as they/them on Instagram following a period of self-healing and self-reflection. The said pronouns shall be respected throughout this article.
Jada Alberts' Net Worth
As of 2022, Jada Alberts' net worth is estimated to be $3 million.
Source(s) of Fame
Date of Birth
October 13, 1982
Place of Birth
Yawuru Country, Western Australia
Married, Kate Box,
Jada Alberts was born on the 13th of October 1980 to her father and mother, Franchesca Cubillo in Yawuru Country of Western Australia. They were raised alongside their brother Jim and other siblings. Besides their birth mother Franchesca, Jada also acknowledges their other mothers Inez, Petra, and Maria. Jada was born into the Australian Aboriginal community and has ancestry in the Larrakia, Yanuwa, Bardi, and Wardaman communities.
Jada rose to fame when they appeared in the film ‘Red Hill.’ The opportunity placed them at the forefront of upcoming actresses and they soon landed roles on the hit TV series ‘Wentworth,’ ‘Cleverman,’ and ‘Wake In Fright.’ Jada was also a writer on the series ‘Cleverman’ and received writing credits for their work on two episodes. They have since written and directed the play ‘Brothers Wreck’ for the Malthouse Theatre.
Jada’s biggest role was their appearance on the series ‘Mystery Road.’ They have received critical acclaim for their performance on the series. Besides their hectic work schedule which included expressing milk for their few months old daughter and a miles-long trip to get back home, they were able to create a masterpiece. Throughout their career, Jada’s work has been honored with two Equity Awards and a nomination at the AACTA Awards.
Jada has been married to fellow actress Kate Box since 2009 and the couple shares three daughters. Jada first publicly declared their decision to identify as a non-binary in March of 2020. Through an Instagram post on their timeline, they captioned the collage, “They/ Them. An ode to my dysphoria, my changing hair, and the beauty of my body.” In November of 2020, they repeated the same in a Twitter post following their nomination for the AACTA remaining humbled to be considered amongst extraordinary women and clarifying her position as a non-binary person.
Jada has since been a vocal advocate for the queer and trans communities in Australia fighting for equality. Besides lending their voice to the LGBTQ community, Jada is also vocal on the fight against police brutality and numerous covered cases of fatal brutality that have plagued Australian law enforcement.
Being a person of color and a member of the highly side-lined Aboriginal Australian community, Jada has made it their mission to highlight the inequality through all their social media platforms. While fighting the forceful removal of Indigenous children from their families, Jada shared how their own family fell victim to these atrocities. In an Instagram post, they shared how their younger sister was removed from her family at 4 months and their family had to battle for 20 months to have her placed in their care. As part of their post, they highlighted how their sister’s stay with the carers wasn’t ideal as the carer was unable to transition her into solid foods, therefore, delaying her speech.
Jada continues to support marginalized citizens through their platforms. Despite their vocal nature on current issues, Jada has personally struggled with complex PTSD. They have opened up about how they are often triggered but opt to carry safely to safeguard their children.