How much is Rupaul Worth?
Multitalented drag queen Rupaul Andre Charles is an American actor, drag queen, model, author as well as a TV personality. Known famously through his production show- RuPaul’s Drag Race, he currently has a total net worth of around $7 Million.
Rupaul was born on November 17, 1960, in San Diego California, U.S. He spent most of his childhood with his mother after his parents divorced. Raised along with his three sisters, he had a good childhood.
After completing his initial studies, he moved to Atlanta, Georgia to complete his higher education. He studied performing arts and graduated with a degree.
After graduating, he started to pursue a career in music and film-making. He struggled for a quite a long time since he had no base to showcase his talents.
During his early years of career, he got involved in the making of the low budget film like Star Booty. He worked as a musician in the band Wee Wee Pole and also performed as a bar dancer. He also became the backup singer for Glen Meadmore and his drag queen Vaginal Davis.
Working in the night club scene, he performed several solo and collab with other band members. He first came to the limelight for his appearances in the Channel 4 series called Manhattan Cable.
As a singer
Making his on-screen debut, he then recorded the dance album called Supermodel of the World. The music video of Supermodel became majorly successful on most MTV channels. It even reached the 45th position on the Billboard Hot 100. It remained the party anthem and got included in the Hot Dance Music/Club Play.
After the major success of his first album, he released his two singles called- A Shade Shady and Back To My Roots.
He then released his second album- Foxy Lady through an L.A. based Rhino Records. But despite his popularity was increasing, the album did not do so well. It did not make it in most of the Billboard charts.
But despite his second album did not do too well, he released his third album, a Christmas album named- Ho, Ho, Ho. It did fairly good compared to his second album. Because of this, he guest appeared in Webex Tv commercials as well as in magazine ads.
He then released his fourth album- Red Hot. But just like his second album, it received very little press coverage and did not make good sales. He then released four more albums- Champions, Born Naked, Realness, and Glamazon.
As a Model
Following the success of his singles, he got signed off by the MAC cosmetics making him the first drag queen supermodel. He also played in Webex Tv and magazine ads.
In the year 1995, he published his biography- Letting It All out. For the promotion of this book, he also appeared in the ABC’s All My Children.
As a Host and a Producer
In the year 1996, Rupaul started his show on VH1 named- The Rupaul show. The show was based on interviewing famous celebrities like- Diana Ross, Nirvana, Duran Duran, Pat Benatar, Cyndi Lauper Mary J. Blige, Bea Arthur, Dionne Warwick, as well as the Backstreet Boys. He hosted the show along with Michelle Visage.
From 2008, he began producing the show Rupaul’s Drag Race, a reality TV game show. It’s based on drag queens who compete to win the title of- America’s next drag superstar. As the judge and producer of the show, hr popularity increased. She became a well-known reality TV personnel through this show. The show premiered it’s eight seasons and from popular demands came on the channel for spin-offs as well.
In 2016, he stated that he would be hosting a new game show called Gay for Play Game Show Starring Rupaul.
As a Make-up Manufacturer
In the year 2013, he collaborated with the Colorevolution to launch his make-up line. He also released his perfume titled- Glamazon. The line was exclusively sold worldwide on the Colorevolution website.
|Date of Birth||November 17, 1960|
|Height||6ft 7 inch|
|Profession||Tv Host, Singer, Model|
|Married||In a Relationship|
|Father’s Name||Not Disclosed|
|Mother’s Name||Not Disclosed|
|Net worth||$ 7 Million|
Marriage and Divorce
Since the early 1990s, he has been in a relationship with his lover Georges. He is an Australian ranch owner from Wyoming. Although it’s been a long time, there are no proofs of their marriage yet.
Being popular on and off screen, he has a huge fan following on social medias as well. He also has his official website. He currently has 854k followers on Twitter and 945k on Instagram.
Rupaul has earned fortunes from his albums, make-up brand, game shows, and productions. He has successfully reached the top becoming one of the richest Drag Queens.
He currently has an estimated net worth value of $7 million
Rumors and Controversy
Despite being a celebrity with thousands of fans worldwide, he is yet to be involved in any controversies. No rumors are going on about him as well.