1Here they are! With season 10 of RuPaul's Drag Race just around the corner, fans around the world were whipped into a wig-snatching frenzy today with the announcement of 14 new queens (well, 13 new queens and Eureka O'Hara), each of whom will be competing for the title of America's Next Drag Superstar.
Let's meet them, shall we?
1. Aquaria, 21, New York City
Already instagram-famous, Aquaria is the drag daughter of Season 4 winner Sharon Needles.
2. Asia O'Hara
Fun fact: Asia is the drag mother to PhiPhi O'Hara.
3. Blair St Clair, 23, Indiana
A small town queen, Blair has previously worked promoting healthy body image with the National Eating Disorder Association.
4. Dusty Ray Bottoms
Fun fact: Dusty is drag sister to Alexis Michelle.
5. Eureka O'Hara
She's back! Season 9's Eureka O'Hara has recovered from her ankle injury and returned for a second attempt at snatching the RPDR crown!
6. Kalorie Kardashian-Williams, New Mexico
7. Kameron Michaels, Nashville
8. Mayhem Miller, LA
9. Miz Cracker, New York City
Let's meet the drag daughter of Bob the Drag Queen! According to her instagram bio, she's a NYC drag comedienne living and writing in Harlem.
10. Monet X Change, New York City
In a 2016 interview with Huffington Post, Monet said: “I have so much that I want to show the world”.
11. Monique Heart
12. Vanessa Mateo, Florida
13. The Vixen, Chicago
To quote a profile by the Chicago Reader: "Forget RuPaul and bachelorette parties, these queens bring protest politics to the stage".
14. Yuhua Hamasaki, New York City
A great seamstress, Hamasaki sews gowns for both Peppermint and Bob the Drag Queen.