“You’re born naked & the rest is drag.”

  • Born and raised in San Diego, CA. Moved to Atlanta, GA at 15
  • Studied theatre at the North Atlanta School of Performing Arts
  • Lead singer of rock band Wee Wee Pole before moving to NYC mid-eighties
  • Crowned The Queen Of Manhattan in 1989
  • Achieved international fame with hit song Supermodel (You Better Work)
  • 1st feature film: Spike Lee’s Crooklyn
  • Appears in more than 50 films & TV sitcoms
  • Recorded a duet with Sir Elton John that reached #7 on the UK charts
  • Awarded a 7-year contract as the first face of M.A.C Cosmetics
  • Filmed 100 episodes of TV talker The RuPaul Show on VH1
  • NYC morning radio veteran: WKTU
  • Currently hosts the podcast RuPaul: What’s The Tee? w/Michelle Visage
  • Published two books: Lettin’ It All Hang OutWorkin’ It
  • Singer/Songwriter of 14 solo albums including the latest American
  • A wax portrait of RuPaul is displayed at Madame Tussauds Museum in NYC
  • RuPaul pop up shop at Hollywood and Highland
  • Merchandise includes, apparel, accessories, fragrance, chocolate and candles
  • There are a series of dolls, statuettes and a Funko Pop in RuPaul’s likeness
  • Host and Executive Producer of the world-wide hit reality competition series RuPaul’s Drag Race
  • 1 million watched RuPaul’s Drag Race – Season 9 premiere
  • Host of Skin Wars: Fresh Paint (GSN), Good Work (E!), and Gay for Play (Logo)
  • Two-time Emmy Award winner: Outstanding Host for a Reality Competition Program
  • Critics Choice Award winner: Best Reality TV Host
  • MTV 2017 Movie and TV Award winner: Best Reality Competition
  • Named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2017
  • Cover of Entertainment Weekly June 2017
  • Cover of New York Times Magazine January 2018
  • Bad Robot / J.J. Abrams is developing a Hulu scripted tv series based on RuPaul’s life
  • 75K people attend RuPaul’s DragCon annually
  • Recent guest on: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday,
    Late Night with Seth Meyers, Hollywood Game Night, Project Runway: All Stars, 

    Ellen, Late Late Show with James Corden
  • Portrayed Queen of Hearts in 2018 Pirelli Calendar
  • Hollywood Walk of Fame star recipient March 2018
  • 4+ million followers on social media
  • Splits time between New York, California & Wyoming

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