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RuPaul

Actor, Singer and Drag Queen RuPaul
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Full Name: RuPaul Andre Charles
Profession: Actor, Singer and Drag Queen

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: RuPaul is America's most successful drag artist. He has a successful career as a model, recording artist, actor and TV host. His TV show "RuPaul's Drag Race" has won two Emmys.

RuPaul is considered a prominent figure in the Gay and Lesbian community and one who has helped increase visibility and understanding of LGBTQ issues through his strong media presence.

Born: November 17, 1960
Birthplace: San Diego, California, USA
Age: 59 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio

Events in the Life of RuPaul

  • 1993-06-08 Drag queen RuPaul releases his debut album "Supermodel of the World"
  • 2009-02-02 "RuPaul's Drag Race" hosted by RuPaul premieres on Logo TV