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.
- 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