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Meet the Queens of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Season 15, The Largest Cast Ever Revealed

The cast of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' season 15MTV

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RuPaul’s Drag Race is coming back for season 15 and it’s ready to give you the ultimate drag experience once again. With a huge cash prize at stake, several divas will fight face-to-face and try to snatch the title in the grandest way possible. Here’s everything to know about the upcoming reality competition series.

RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 15 Has a Bunch of Firsts

RuPaul’s Drag Race season 15 has enlisted a total of 16 contestants coming from the diverse streets of America. This is the largest collection of drag entertainers competing in one season in the history of the series.

Additionally, the Emmy-winning reality show will mark its first year on MTV after years of airing in VH1. Starting January 6, the Drag Race franchise will be streaming their new episodes in the said cable channel.

Incredibly, the queens will be battling for a cash prize of $200,000, which is the highest prize ever offered by the original series. Coincidentally, RuPaul’s Drag Race will reach its landmark 200th episode this season.

These are not the only surprising things in store for season 15, as the series has included the first twin drag queens in its cast — TikTok famous Sugar and Spice. We surely are excited to see how they will attempt to steal the crown separately.

Meanwhile, RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked will air after every episode of the competition. All the contestants have recently been introduced by season 14 winner Willow Pill on the show’s YouTube channel.

Every Queen Competing in Drag Race Season 15 Revealed

Indeed, the variety of the lineup that RuPaul’s Drag Race has this season is one to watch. In 2023, we’ll see how a New York theater pro, a stunt entertainer, a meme queen and many others will fight it out in the runway. Let’s take a look at the season 15 cast of queens.

1. Amethyst

Hailing from West Hartford, Connecticut, Amethyst is a TikTok famous drag queen who likes to engage her followers through comedy. She describes herself as a mix of pop princess and meme queen. Now, she’s all set to prove why she’s the “jewel in the crown of the Connecticut drag scene.”

2. Anetra

Anetra is a self-proclaimed stunt queen from Las Vegas, Nevada. This drag queen takes pride over their “serious taekwondo skills.” With this sport as their edge, we might actually expect her to do splits, dips, and all amazing tricks on stage.

3. Aura Mayari

Aura Mayari is a “beauty goddess” born in the Philippines and raised in America. This Nashville queen gained extreme recognition on TikTok after they transformed their appearance into Beyonce through makeup. This season, they promises to bring their “little sexy swagger” to the runway.

4. Irene Dubois

Fascinated by science fiction, Irene Dubois takes inspiration from Stars Wars characters and aliens. Furthermore, her drag is described to be a combination of “Texan glam with Seattle wit and grit.” Plus, she’s season 14 finalist Bosco’s drag sister, so fans can expect some level of eclectic energy.

5. Jax

Jax spent their early years as a competitive cheerleader from Queens, New York. Now, they see themself as the Simone Biles of drag. According to their official bio, their style is a “mix of banjee meets haute hip-hop honey.”

6. Loosey Laduca

Coming from Ansonia, Loosey Laduca is a seasoned queen in the Connecticut drag scene. Interestingly, Laduca is a construction worker when not in drag. As a self-declared perfectionist, they’re all ready to exhibit their showgirl sass and campy charisma.

7. Luxx Noir London

Luxx Noir London is a drag queen hailing from East Orange, New Jersey who sees her sculpted nose as one of her biggest assets. According to her bio, her stunning style is matched by her no-holds-barred-attitude. She might be the youngest this season but make no mistake because she’ll do everything to snatch get the crown.

8. Malaysia Babydoll Foxx

Malaysia Babydoll Foxx marks herstory as the first ever Miami drag queen to strut in the mainstage. She works as a professional makeup artist and hair stylist, thus an expert when it comes to facial aesthetics. As one of the older queens this season, she’s definitely confident to showcase what it means to be a veteran.

9. Marcia Marcia Marcia

This New York City resident is a singing and dancing drag queen all prepared to bring their Broadway chops to the runway. Marcia Marcia Marcia has performed in Kinky Boots off-Broadway. Apparently, they went viral on TikTok after their shocking jump split on the last day of the show.

10. Mistress Isabelle Brooks

Mistress Isabelle Brooks is the only Texan queen this season, said to be the epitome of classic Southern drag. Possessing guts and glamour, she brands herself as “Houston’s Heavyweight Champ.” Brace yourselves because she’s all set to offer the ultimate Texas drag.

11. Princess Poppy

Princess Poppy intends to bring “both beauty and an eccentric edge” this season. They hail from San Francisco, California and has been a true TikTok sensation. Now, they are vying for another title, hopefully as RuPaul’s Drag Race season 15 winner.

12. Robin Fierce

As a proud “bougie beauty” from Hartford, Connecticut, Robin Fierce is a combination of Beyonce and Diahann Carroll. Their lioness look proves to be their signature in drag, and they’ll continue to impress through their live vocals.

13. Salina EsTitties

Currently residing in Sin City, Salina EsTitties is a diva channeling a combo of chola street style and campy comedy. They are a busy bee, crossing over from bars to television. As season 15 begins, they gear up to show off their brassy and sassy style in drag.

14. Sasha Colby

Sasha Colby is the iconic queen from the legendary House of Colby. She is a local from Los Angeles, California, best known for her reign as Miss Continental. This season, she will try to live up to her illustrious reputation by serving “body, beauty, and bodacious.”

15. Sugar

Sugar is a TikTok star based in Los Angeles. You may have seen her and her TikTok twin sister Spice as a package duo, but they will come to the show as rivals. So people can tell these twins apart, Sugar claims that she’s “the prettier one.”

16. Spice

As the other half of Drag Race’s first ever identical queens, Spice will strut the runway as a solo. According to her official bio, Spice is the “edgier diva” between them duo. Together with Sugar, they will gladly double the drama this season.

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