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RuPaul grew up in San Diego, learning fashion tips from his mother and three sisters. After some time living in Atlanta doing odd jobs such as a used-car salesman, RuPaul moved to New York by the early '90s. He had begun performing in local Manhattan clubs and became a popular attraction through his various flamboyant acts on stage. After battling... See full bio »

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Won 8 Primetime Emmys. Another 12 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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 2020 RuPaul's Drag Race: Vegas Revue (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Leaving Las Vegas? (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Family Affair (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 (2020) ... (executive producer)
- The Weakest Link (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Opening Night (2020) ... (executive producer)
 2020 Canada's Drag Race (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2019 RuPaul's Drag Race UK (TV Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes)
- It's a Wrap! (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Grand Finale (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Family That Drags Together (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Thirsty Werk (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Girl Group Battle Royale (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2019 RuPaul (TV Series) (executive producer - 15 episodes)
- Matt Bomer/Marcia Gay Harden (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Blac Chyna/Ricki Lake (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Leah Remini/Cheyenne Jackson (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Iggy Azalea/Tyler Henry (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Adam Lambert (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2009-2019 RuPaul's Drag Race (TV Series) (executive producer - 142 episodes)
- Grand Finale (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Reunited (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Queens Everywhere (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Bring Back My Queens! (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Dragracadabra (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2010-2019 RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked! (TV Series) (executive producer - 105 episodes)
- Queens Everywhere (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Bring Back My Queens! (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Dragracadabra (2019) ... (executive producer)
- L.A.D.P.! (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Snatch Game at Sea (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2018 RuPaul's Drag Race Holi-Slay Spectacular (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2018 Dancing Queen (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Always and Forever, Alyssa Edwards (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Reigning Supreme (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Dragsgiving (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Music Mishap (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Alyssa's Secrets (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2018 The Trixie & Katya Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Family (2018) ... (executive producer - as RuPaul Charles)
 2018 Drag Race Thailand (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2018 RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars (TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- The Bitchelor (2018) ... (executive producer - as RuPaul Charles)
- Drag Divas Live (2018) ... (executive producer - as RuPaul Charles)
- All Star Variety Show (2018) ... (executive producer - as RuPaul Charles)
 2017 Susanne Bartsch: On Top (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2016 Skin Wars: Fresh Paint (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2016 Gay for Play Game Show Starring RuPaul (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Skin Wars: Fresh Paint (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2012 RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars: Untucked! (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- The Grand Finale (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Dynamic Drag Duos (2012) ... (executive producer)
- All Star Girl Groups (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Queens Behaving Badly (2012) ... (executive producer)
- RuPaul's Gaff-In (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2007 Starrbooty (producer - as R.A. Charles)
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Other Works:

Sings the theme song to sho.com's "Queer Duck" Flash animation series See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Andre Charles | R.A. Charles | RuPaul Charles | Bianca Dinkins | Ru Paul | Rupaul

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Personal Quote:

I've dedicated my career to fighting the mundane. My hope is that my career will be a shining example to children everywhere that life is more meaningful when you are not afraid to see all colors of the rainbow. See more »

Trivia:

On the week of RuPaul's 40th birthday, a replica statue of him was unveiled at Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum in New York City (2000). See more »

Nickname:

Supermodel of the World See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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