RuPaul is a famous American singer, songwriter, television judge, and producer. He is best known as a drag queen who always dressed like a cross-dress personality. RuPaul is famous as a guest for the American reality show RuPaul’s Drag Race. He has won many awards and honours for his work and two Emmy awards so far. RuPaul has worked in many studio albums Like supermodel of the world, Red Hot, Born Naked, American, Christmas Model, and many others.
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The early life of RuPaul
RuPaul was born in San Diego, California, United States of America. His father’s name is Irving Charles, and his mother’s name is Ernestine Charles, and their occupations are unknown. RuPaul has three sisters, two sisters named Renae Charles and Renetta Charles, and the younger sister’s name is Rozy Charles. Both of his parents are from Louisiana.
In 1967, when he was seven years old, his parents were divorced and separated officially, and after that, he moved with his mother and sisters lived with them. He spent his early life in his birthplace, San Diego, along with his family. Since childhood, he has been interested in singing and music, and he will use to listen to more music in his free time. When he was 15 years old, he moved to Atlanta, Georgia, to develop his music and acting skills with his sister.
RuPaul attended Patrick Henry High school; after high school, it is unknown whether he joined college or he did not continue his higher education because of his interest in music and acting.
Personal details of RuPaul
|Real Name||Rupaul Andre Charles|
|Profession||Singer, songwriter, actor, and model|
|Age||62 years old|
|Date of Birth||November 17, 1960|
|Birth Place||San Diego, California, United States|
Body Measurements of RuPaul
|Height in Centimetres||193 Cm|
|Height in Inches||6 Feet 4 Inch|
|Weight in Kilograms||76 kg|
|Weight in Pounds||167 lbs|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Spouse Name||Georges LeBar|
RuPaul’s personal life
RuPaul was born in San Diego, California, United States of America, on November 17, 1960, to Irving Charles and Ernestine Charles. His birth name is RuPaul Andre Charles, and he is 62 years old as of 2022.
In the 1980s, RuPaul struggled to start his career as a musician and actor, and in the beginning, he worked as a bar dancer at a celebrity club. RuPaul has also worked as a backup singer for the Glen Meadmore with Vaginal Davis, a drag queen. Then he started to form a brand named Wee Wee Pole and started his career as a professional musician, and also he got a chance to act in the low-budget film Starrbooty.
RuPaul’s net worth
RuPaul is a famous singer, actor, songwriter, and model, and he is estimated to have a net worth of $ 60 million as of 2022. However, his actual salary, annual income, and income from other sources are unknown. The above amount is based on the estimate, which may be lower or higher than the actual net worth RuPaul has earned far from his profession.
RuPaul is openly gay and was in a relationship with Georges LeBar. They first met in the Limelight club in New York City when Georges came to celebrate his birthday with his friends. Then they both began their relationship as friends, and after some years, they started dating and living together. But RuPaul and Georges did not share anything about their relationship and kept them secret.
In 2017, they married in a private ceremony with only close friends. Then RuPaul shared his marriage news officially on his Instagram account. They both did not have any children, and there are living happily.
RuPaul Awards and Achievements
RuPaul won the GLAAS media award for his work towards LGBT rights in 1999, and in 2000, he won the GLAAD Media award for Outstanding Reality Program for the show RuPaul’s Drag Race. In 2013, RuPaul was named the Best Dressed Reality TV judge and the award was given by Entrainment weekly for the show RuPaul’s Drag Race. In 2106 and 2017, he won the Primetime Emmy awards for the show RuPaul’s Drag Race.
RuPaul was named on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on March 16, 2018, and also, he was named the first drag queen to be honoured with this. In 2020, he won the Ensemble Cast in an Unscripted Series at the Critics’ Choice Real TV Awards. Besides the above awards, RuPaul has won and been nominated for many awards and honours for his work.
RuPaul’s career as a musician
RuPaul first released his studio album Supermodel of the World in 1993, and with the first album, he gained worldwide recognition. Two singles in the album have reached the top of the Billboard Hot Dance chart. After the album’s success, he signed a contract with MAC cosmetics and worked as a drag queen supermodel for the brand. In 1996, he released his second album, Foxy Lady, but it failed to reach the top of the music charts. But the first single in the album has reached a snapshot on the Hot Dance music chart.
In 1997, he released his third album named Ho Ho Ho, and in 2004, he released his other album named Red Hot. RuPaul worked on the albums like Champion in 2009, Born Naked in 2014, Butch Queen in 2016, American in 2017, Christmas Party in 2018, You’re a Winner, Baby in 2020, and many others.
RuPaul’s career as a television personality
In 1994, RuPaul first acted in the film Crooklyn, then appeared in the television show Sister and the House. Then he acted in the films like Blue in the Face, Too Wrong Foo, The Brady Bunch Movie, and many others. In 1996, he hosted the show The RuPaul show, and in the show, he interviewed many celebrities.
RuPaul appeared in shows like Nash Bridges, Ugly Betty, The Muppets, 2 Broke Girls, Girlboss, Drag Race Thailand, and many others. RuPaul worked as a judge for a show like Project Runway, The Face, and many others. RuPaul acted in the films like The Truth About Jane, But I’m a Cheerleader, Dangerous Liaisons, and many others.