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RuPaul Drag Queen Net Worth

RuPaul is undoubtedly one of the most popular drag queens worldwide, well-known for hosting, producing, and judging the reality television show “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” RuPaul has a net worth of $95 Million through several sources such as his reality show Drag Race, Music, Brand Deals, Makeup line, and more. 

In this article, we will be looking at RuPaul’s net worth including the major source of his income, his biography, and more.    

RuPaul Drag Queen Net Worth

RuPaul Net Worth Timeline: 

Here is a breakdown of RuPaul’s net worth in each decade: 

Rupaul’s Net Worth 2023 $95 Million 
2010$70 Million 
2000$31 Million 
1990$10 Million

RuPaul’s Source Income 

RuPaul contains numerous sources that contribute to his $95 Million fortune. RuPaul earns around $12 million annually just through his television show RuPaul’s Drag Race. RuPaul is well-known for hosting, producing, and judging the reality tv show RuPaul’s Drag Race. Tv guide even went on to name RuPaul as one of the highest-paid reality tv-stars earning $50,000 per episode on Drag Race in 2013. 

Apart from reality television, RuPaul is also a musician and has recorded more than 12 albums throughout his career which also plays a crucial role in his $95 million fortune. His latest album “You’re a winner baby” was released in 2020. Even though there is no clear estimate of how much RuPaul made through his albums, it’s safe to say he did make a good amount by selling more than 12 albums in his music career. 

RuPaul is also an actor, model and often signs deals with brands. and sales of his books “Lettin’ It All Hang Out” published in 1996 and “Workin It” published in 2010. RuPaul is also an entrepreneur and has also built a makeup empire with Colorevotion and a Unisex Perfume which was named “Glamazon”. RuPaul owns a mansion in Beverly Hills that is reportedly worth $13.7 million with a Spa, Pool, and a landscaping area. The mansion itself accounts for 15% of RuPaul’s net worth. 

Quick Facts about RuPaul

Date of Birth November 17, 1960 
Age 62
Place of Birth San Diego 
Country/Nationality American 
Profession Drag queen, Actor, Model, Musician & Television Personality 
Spouse Georges LeBar 
Siblings Renetta Charles, Renae Charles, Rozy Charles 
Kids None 

RuPaul Biography

RuPaul Andre Charles was born on November 17, 1960 in San Diego. He faced a challenging childhood after his parents divorced in 1967 and went on to live with his mother and three sisters and moved to numerous locations. RuPaul moved to Atlanta and attended the Atlanta College of Art after completing his graduation however, he dropped out of college to pursue a career as a performer and worked as backup singer for Glen Meadore alongside Vaginal Davis a drag queen. 

RuPaul went on to release his first debut studio album in 1993 called “Supermodel of the World” which included the hit single, “Supermodel (You Better Work).”  The song was highly praised and gained massive success by reaching the top spot at the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart. RuPaul continued to release music in the 1990s and early 2000s some of his notable songs are “A Little Bit of Love”, “Snapshot”, and “Back to My Roots.”

RuPaul started his hosting career by becoming the host of his own talk show in 1996 called “The RuPaul Show.” In 2009, RuPaul became the host of reality TV competition “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” The show instantly received major popularity worldwide and even had several spin-offs released. The show helped RuPaul gain massive success worldwide and increased his net worth by 60%. 


What does RuPaul’s husband do?

RuPaul’s husband Georges LeBar is a painter and author. Some of LeBar’s popular paintings include gossip, tapestry, sitting on a secret and pillow talk. 

Who is RuPaul’s drag daughter?

Aquaria is the drag daughter of Drag Race winner Sharon Needles who took part and won the tenth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race. 

Who is the most famous drag queen?

RuPaul is considered as the most famous drag queen. Apart from RuPaul, Bianca Del Rio, Alyssa Edwards, Chad Michaels and more are considered as some of the most famous drag queens. 

How much does RuPaul pay Raven?

Raven was part of Drag Race Season two and her astonishing make-up skills landed her a job as RuPaul’s make-up artist for which RuPaul pays about $2.4 million

How much do drag queens make a night?

The total earning of a drag queen completely depends on the experience and demand like a New drag queen can earn up to $50 for per event excluding any additional tips. However, if you are an experienced drag queen and have established yourself in the industry then you can earn up to $800 per event. 

What is rupaul husband net worth 

RuPaul’s husband Georges Lebar maintains a private lifestyle due to which there are less details about his net worth. However, various sources claim the Lebar’s has a net worth ranging between $2 million to $3 million. 

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