Shangela Laquifa Wadley

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Date of Birth November 22, 1981
Place of Birth Paris, Texas
Age 39 years old
Horoscope Sagittarius

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Shangela Laquifa Wadley

D.J. Pierce, known by his stage name Shangela Laquifa Wadley, is an American drag queen, reality television corn best known for competing on RuPaul's Drag Race. Shangela was the first contestant eliminated in season two, and returned as a surprise contestant in the series' third season, placing sixth. She returned once again for the third season of RuPaul's Drag Race: All Stars where she finished in joint fourth/third alongside BeBe Zahara Benet. Shangela has also made several television appearances, and regularly performs across the United States and Canada.

Born: D. J. Pierce, Nov 22, 1981
Residence: Los Angeles, California
Other names: Shangela
Alma mater: Southern Methodist University
Occupation: Drag Queen, television personality, actor
Known for: RuPaul's Drag Race (season 2) RuPaul's Drag Race (season 3) RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars (season 3)
Home town: Paris, Texas
Website: Shangela Laquifa Wadley's Official site
IMDb: Shangela Laquifa Wadley's IMDb

About Shangela Laquifa Wadley

Drag queen who gained fame for appearing on the second and third seasons of RuPaul's Drag Race. He is also a stand-up comedian who has performed on LOGO's One Night Stand Up and as part of the Drag Queens of Comedy.

Before Fame

He was a cheerleader at and later worked in public relations.


He released his first single as a musician, "Call Me Laquifa," in August 2011.

Family Life

His birth name is Darius J. Pierce. He was raised by his grandparents due to his mother being in the military.


He appeared in the music video for Lady GaGa's "Applause" in 2013.

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Latest information about Shangela Laquifa Wadley updated on November 28, 2020.

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