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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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 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)
 2019-2021 RuPaul's Drag Race UK (TV Series) (executive producer - 30 episodes)
- Grand Finale (2021) ... (executive producer)
- The Pearly Gates Roast (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Bra Wars (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Miss Fugly Beauty Pageant (2021) ... (executive producer)
- The Snatch Game (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)
- Family Affair (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 (2020) ... (executive producer)
- The Weakest Link (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Opening Night (2020) ... (executive producer)
 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)
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial, "Gift List," for Old Navy. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | 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:

Charles, Ernestine | Charles, Irving

Relatives:

Cory Booker (cousin)
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Personal Quote:

I was having breakfast in the Presidential Suite of the Century Plaza Hotel courtesy of the "John & Leeza Show" when the phone rang and it was my manager. He told me that Elton John wanted to include me on his upcoming "Duets" album and was I interested? I said, "Hold on one minute." The size of the suite gave me the opportunity to flail my arms around while running back and forth screaming "Oh ... See more »

Trivia:

Producer and host of "RuPaul's Drag Race" on LogoTV (2009). See more »

Nickname:

Supermodel of the World See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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