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List of famous female drag queens, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female drag queens list contains the most prominent and top females known for being drag queens. There are thousand of females working as drag queens in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic drag queens have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a drag queen then the people below should give you inspiration. People include everyone from Carmen Carrera to Jackie Beat. While this isn't a list of all female drag queens, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female drag queens?" and "Who are the best female drag queens?"
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Jackie Beat is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Female Drag Queens
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Jackie Beat is the drag persona of actor, singer, songwriter and screenwriter Kent Fuher. Beat has appeared in a number of independent feature films both in and out of drag, including Wigstock: The Movie, Flawless and Adam & Steve. In television, Beat has appeared on Sex and the City and was a ...more

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Profession: Drag queen, Actor

Credits: Gingerdead Man 3: Saturday Night Cleaver, Ookie Cookie, Grief, A Couple of Days and Nights Coming Out Party

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#21 on Greatest Alternative Drag Queens of All Time

#6 on The Greatest LA Drag Queens

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Juanita More is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Female Drag Queens
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Juanita More is a US based drag queen most known for her cutting edge couture, and high Fashion.  A tireless fundraiser, and party queen - producing the hottess San Francisco party the city has seen in years - Booty Call Wednesdays at Q Bar.  High in-demand DJ around the US, creating dance floor ...more

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Profession: Fashion designer, Drag queen, Promoter, Disc jockey

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Biggy van Blond is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Female Drag Queens
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Biggy van Blond is a drag queen, actor, film director and screenwriter. ...more

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Profession: Drag queen, Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director

Credits: Mommy Is Coming, Mutti: The Movie

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Deborah Ombres is a drag queen, conductor and actor. Díaz moved to Madrid to study theatre, dance and martial arts, and started working in theatres with Mamá, quiero ser drágstica before starting to work for the Spanish division of MTV, MTV Spain, in MTV Hot. Díaz has worked in other TV shows: La ...more

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Age: 40

Birthplace: Spain

Profession: Drag queen, Actor, Presenter

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Pollyfilla is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Female Drag Queens
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Pollyfilla is a drag artiste originally from Wellington, New Zealand. The drag persona of Colin McLean, Pollyfilla, through the years has become well known not only to Wellington's queer community, but the wider community and New Zealand as a whole, performing regularly at social and community ...more

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Age: 37

Birthplace: Lower Hutt, New Zealand

Profession: Drag queen

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Margo Howard-Howard was a New York City drag queen who wrote memoirs titled I Was a White Slave in Harlem shortly before her death. With a preface by Quentin Crisp, the memoirs, co-written with Abbe Michaels, describe Howard-Howard's privileged childhood in Singapore under her given name of "Robert ...more

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Age: Died at 53 (1935-1988)

Profession: Drag queen

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Catiria Reyes, better known as Lady Catiria, was a Puerto Rican drag performer, film actress, and transgender beauty pageant winner. She was one of the main performers at the New York City Latino nightclub La Escuelita, where she entertained crowds for almost two decades. She was the first person to ...more

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Age: Died at 40 (1959-1999)

Profession: Drag queen, Actor

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Heklina is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Female Drag Queens
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Heklina is the stage name of Stefan Grygelko, who founded Mother formerly Trannyshack, is an American actor, drag queen, and entrepreneur in San Francisco. Heklina is half-Icelandic and named herself after the Icelandic volcano Hekla. I think that drag queens are still the eunuch clown that’s safe ...more

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Profession: Drag queen, Actor

Credits: Baby Jane?, Heklina

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