RuPaul Andre Charles is an American drag queen, actor, model, singer, songwriter, and television personality. Since 2009, he has produced and hosted the reality competition series RuPaul's Drag Race, for which he has received six Primetime Emmy Awards, in 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019. RuPaul is considered to be the most commercially successful drag queen in the United States. In 2017, he was included in the annual Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world. In 2019, Fortune noted RuPaul as "easily the world's most famous" drag queen. RuPaul was born and raised in San Diego, California and later moved to Atlanta, Georgia to study performing arts. He settled in New York City, where he became a popular fixture on the nightclub scene. RuPaul achieved international fame as a drag queen with the release of his debut single, "Supermodel", which was included on his debut studio album Supermodel of the World.
|Born:||RuPaul Andre Charles, November 17, 1960, San Diego, California, U.S.|
|Occupation:||Drag performer, actor, model, singer, songwriter, television personality, author|
|Television:||RuPaul's Drag Race|
|Website:||RuPaul's Official site|
|Twitter:||RuPaul's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||RuPaul's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||RuPaul's Facebook profile|
Famous cross-dressing star of a VH1 celebrity talk show. He has made cameos in several films including To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar. In 2009, he began hosting the series RuPaul's Drag Race.
He has worked as an underground musician and filmmaker long before he received acclaim for his flamboyant character.
A drag Queen singer-songwriter, he wrote and performed the 2009 song "Jealous Of My Boogie."
He grew up with his mother and three sisters in San Diego, California. He married his longterm partner Georges LeBar.
He had his biggest hit with the remake of "Don't Go Breaking My Heart," with Elton John.
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