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RuPaul Andre Charles (born November 17, 1960) is an American actor, model, singer, songwriter, television personality and author. Since 2009, he has executive produced and hosted the reality competition TV series RuPaul's Drag Race, for which he received eleven Primetime Emmy Awards in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021, making him the Guinness... See full bio »

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  Drag Race México (TV Series) (producer) (announced)
 2019-2022 RuPaul's Drag Race UK (TV Series) (executive producer - 40 episodes)
- Grande Finale (2022) ... (executive producer)
- The Squirrel Games (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Makeover Challenge (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Strictly Come Snatch Game (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Lairy Poppins: The Rusical (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2022 Celebrity Lingo (TV Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (2022) ... (executive producer - as Rupaul Charles)
- Episode #1.6 (2022) ... (executive producer - as Rupaul Charles)
- Episode #1.5 (2022) ... (executive producer - as Rupaul Charles)
- Episode #1.4 (2022) ... (executive producer - as Rupaul Charles)
- Episode #1.3 (2022) ... (executive producer - as Rupaul Charles)
 2018-2022 RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars (TV Series) (executive producer - 12 episodes)
- Lip Sync LaLaPaRuza Smackdown (2022) ... (executive producer - as RuPaul Charles)
- Drag Race Gives Back Variety Extravaganza (2022) ... (executive producer - as RuPaul Charles)
- The Kennedy Davenport Center Honors Hall of Shade (2022) ... (executive producer - as RuPaul Charles)
- Santa's School for Girls (2022) ... (executive producer - as RuPaul Charles)
- Legendary Legend Looks (2022) ... (executive producer - as RuPaul Charles)
 2022 Drag Race Philippines (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2022 RuPaul's Drag Race UK Versus the World (TV Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- Grand Finale (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Semifinals (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Snatch Game: Family Edition (2022) ... (executive producer)
- West End Wendys (2022) ... (executive producer)
- RuPaul Ball (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2021 Queen of the Universe (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Holi-Gay Finale (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Bad Girls (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Duets (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Turn Back Time (2021) ... (executive producer)
- This Is Me (Part 2) (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2021 Painted with Raven (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Two Faced (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2021 RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2009-2021 RuPaul's Drag Race (TV Series) (executive producer - 144 episodes)
- Phenomenon (2021) ... (executive producer - as RuPaul Charles)
- Condragulations (2021) ... (executive producer - as RuPaul Charles)
- Grand Finale (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Reunited (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Queens Everywhere (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2020 RuPaul's Drag Race: Vegas Revue (TV Mini Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Leaving Las Vegas? (2020) ... (executive producer - as RuPaul Charles)
- Family Affair (2020) ... (executive producer - as RuPaul Charles)
- Love Is in the Air (2020) ... (executive producer - as RuPaul Charles)
- The Weakest Link (2020) ... (executive producer - as RuPaul Charles)
- Opening Night (2020) ... (executive producer - as RuPaul Charles)
 2020 Drag Race Holland (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Land of the Queens (2020) ... (executive producer)
 2020 Canada's Drag Race (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2020 AJ and the Queen (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Dallas (2020) ... (executive producer - as RuPaul Charles)
- Fort Worth (2020) ... (executive producer - as RuPaul Charles)
- Baton Rouge (2020) ... (executive producer - as RuPaul Charles)
- Jackson (2020) ... (executive producer - as RuPaul Charles)
- Little Rock (2020) ... (executive producer - as RuPaul Charles)
 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)
 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)
 2017-2018 The Trixie & Katya Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 14 episodes)
- Family (2018) ... (executive producer - as RuPaul Charles)
- Taboos (2018) ... (executive producer - as RuPaul Charles)
- Money (2018) ... (executive producer - as RuPaul Charles)
- Lies (2018) ... (executive producer - as RuPaul Charles)
- The Internet (2018) ... (executive producer - as RuPaul Charles)
 2018 Drag Race Thailand (TV Series) (executive producer)
 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)
 2010 RuPaul's Drag U (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Tomboy Meets Girl (2010) ... (executive producer - as RuPaul Charles)
 2007 Starrbooty (producer - as R.A. Charles)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for GMC auto. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Apple Music | Facebook | See more »

Alternate Names:

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

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)

Spouse:

Georges LeBar

Parents:

Ernestine Charles | Irving Charles

Relatives:

Cory Booker (cousin)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I do not impersonate females! How many women do you know who wear seven inch heels, four foot wigs, and skintight dresses? See more »

Trivia:

He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Television at 6652 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on March 16, 2018. See more »

Nickname:

The World's Most Famous Drag Queen See more »

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