Famous female impersonators are often known for their outlandish, funny drag queen names, and you can't go to Vegas without seeing a drag show. Who are the greatest drag queens? Many well-known drag performers, such as RuPaul, have reached the heights of celebrity through appearances in television and in some of the top LGBT movies of all time. And as you'll see from this list of drag queens, dressing up like a woman is nothing new.
Who are the best female impersonators ever? Where are the best drag shows in the world? Who were some of the first drag queens? This list of famous drag queens will introduce you (or reacquaint you) with some of the top female impersonators ever. Make sure to vote for your favorite drag queens and vote down the ones you know are trash for all the wrong reasons. If you don't see your favorite female impersonator on the list of popular drag artists, make sure to add her to the list. If you're interested in the other side of the drag business, check out the best drag kings of all time.
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States of America
Profession: Talk show host, Television producer, Drag queen, Singer-songwriter Model, + more
Credits: RuPaul's Drag Race, RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked!, The Eyes of Tammy Faye, But I'm a Cheerleader
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Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States of America
Profession: Journalist, Drag queen, Actor
Credits: Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson, Dangerous Liaisons, Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild!, Starrbooty
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Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Profession: Drag queen
Also Rankedsee more on Chad Michaels
Birthplace: Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Profession: Drag queen, Disc jockey, Makeup Artist
Credits: Hormonal Activity, RuPaul's Drag Race, RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race, RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked!
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Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Profession: Drag queen
Credits: RuPaul's Drag U, RuPaul's Drag Race, RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked!, 2010 New Now Next Awards
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Birthplace: Newton, Iowa, United States of America
Profession: Drag queen, Actor
Credits: RuPaul's Drag Race, 2012 New Now Next Awards, All Stars, RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked!
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Birthplace: United States of America
Profession: Pornographic actor
Credits: RuPaul's Drag U, RuPaul's Drag Race, RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked!, RuPaul's All Stars Drag Racesee more on Raven
Age: Died at 43 (1945-1988)
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Profession: Hairdresser, Drag queen, Screenwriter, Actor Singer, + more
Credits: Pink Flamingos, Hairspray, Polyester, Female Troublesee more on Divine