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RuPaul


Born Rupaul Andre Charles on November 17 1960, he 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 ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 11 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

RuPaul's Drag Race
(2009-2017)
RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked!
(2010-2017)
The Eyes of Tammy Faye
The Eyes of Tammy Faye Himself - Narrator
(2000)
RuPaul's Drag U
RuPaul's Drag U Himself - Host
(2010-2012)

Filmography

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 2009-2017 RuPaul's Drag Race (TV Series) (executive producer - 113 episodes)
- Makeovers: Crew Better Work (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Your Pilot's on Fire (2017) ... (executive producer)
- RuPaul Roast (2017) ... (executive producer)
- 9021-HO (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Snatch Game (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2010-2017 RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked! (TV Series) (executive producer - 87 episodes)
- Makeovers: Crew Better Work (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Your Pilot's on Fire (2017) ... (executive producer)
- RuPaul Roast (2017) ... (executive producer)
- 9021-HO (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Snatch Game (2017) ... (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)
 2007 Starrbooty (producer - as R.A. Charles)
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Other Works:

Recorded a duet with former Weather Girls singer Martha Wash in their rendition of the Weather Girls hit "It's Raining Men." See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

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Alternate Names:

Andre Charles | R.A. Charles | RuPaul Charles | Ru Paul

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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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:

Ranked #85 on E TV's "101 Reasons The 90's Ruled". See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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