Drag Queens The Best Drag Queens Of All Time  

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Who are the best famous drag queens, female impersonators, and drag artists? This list ranks them all, with pictures of all the top drag queens in the world. The top drag queens in the United States hail from NYC, Las Vegas, LA, Chicago, and New Orleans (not surprisingly, these are also some of the most gay friendly cities in the US) with popular drag queens coming from as far as Australia, India, and the UK.

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.
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7,830 3,182
RuPaul is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 57

2
4,260 3,672
Sharon Needles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

3
3,510 2,665
Chad Michaels is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 47

4
3,591 3,092
Lady Bunny is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 55

5
3,699 3,169
Raven is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 38

6
3,489 2,989
Jujubee is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 33

7
3,745 2,241
Latrice Royale is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 46

8
2,970 3,807
Nina Flowers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 44

9
3,567 2,665
Jinkx Monsoon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 30

10
3,447 2,528
Divine is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Dec. at 43 (1945-1988) Glen Milstead

11
3,478 2,564
Willam Belli is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
JenniferVanAirsdale added age 35

12
3,549 1,567
Alyssa Edwards is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 38

13
3,970 3,158
Alaska Thunderfuck 5000 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 33

14
2,229 1,765
Shangela Laquifa Wadley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 36 D.J. Pierce

15
1,516 788
Detox is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 32

16
2,852 2,522
Manila Luzon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 36

17
4,086 594
Bianca Del Rio is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Danielle Dauenhauer added age 42 Roy Haylock

18
1,726 2,388
Ongina is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

19
2,369 815
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DaynaSanford added age 28

20
2,277 1,651
Barry Humphries is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 84 Barry Humphries

21
1,983 2,162
Jackie Beat is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Kent Fuher

22
1,740 2,562
Pandora Boxx is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
LizGilbert added age 45

23
1,466 1,429
Yara Sofia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 33

24
1,314 1,328
Ivy Winters is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 27

25
987 440
Tatianna is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added

26
1,148 1,562
Morgan McMichaels is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

27
1,524 1,398
Miss Coco Peru is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

28
972 1,239
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DaynaSanford added age 37

29
692 974
Harvey Fierstein is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

30
1,158 856
Erica Andrews is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
toysrdave added Dec. at 44 (1969-2013) The legendary Texas drag performer and reality star toured the world with her high energy, had-to-be-seen-to-be-believed extravaganza. Drag mother to dozens of other amazing performers including Roxxy Andrews.

31
1,070 983
Alexis Mateo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 38

32
853 253
Raja is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 43

33
760 1,070
Peaches Christ is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Joshua Grannell

34
928 1,636
Shannel is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Shannel

35
886 1,100
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DaynaSanford added

36
627 963
J. Alexander is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 59

37
660 1,045
Hedda Lettuce is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

38
808 1,095
Chi Chi LaRue is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

39
695 1,072
Jeffree Star is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 31

40
775 799
John Epperson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 62 John Epperson

41
1,094 367
Courtney Act is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 36

42
418 276
Joslyn Fox is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
JoshuaKylieWaldner added

43
474 81
BenDeLaCreme is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Vic Humphreys added

44
764 925
Amanda Lepore is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 50

45
622 790
Vicky Vox is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

46
608 615
Sahara Davenport is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added Dec. at 28 (1984-2012)

47
784 423
Cher is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
SapphireSimone added age 71 Duh

48
755 845
Varla Jean Merman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Jeffrey Robertson

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608 227
Miss Fame is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
TreyRoman added

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196 28
Alyssa Edwards is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time