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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 & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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 2019-2021 RuPaul's Drag Race UK (TV Series) (executive producer - 16 episodes)
- Snatch Game (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Queens on Lockdown (2021) ... (executive producer)
- The RuRuvision Song Contest (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Morning Glory (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Who Wore It Best? (2021) ... (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 Canada's Drag Race (TV Series) (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)
 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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(1980s) Starred in a series of extremely low-budget underground films in the 1980s filmed in Atlanta, Georgia including Starrbooty (2007), "Starbooty II," "Starbooty III: Revenge of the Mack," "RuPaul is - Mahogany II", "Voyeur" and "American Porn Star." Only Starrbooty (2007) saw mainstream/commercial release, in 2007, with ... See more »

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3 Interviews | 4 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 | Elton John & RuPaul | Rupaul

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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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:

Is a drag queen. See more »

Nickname:

Ru See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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