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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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RuPaul is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
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Bianca Del Rio is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
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Alyssa Edwards is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
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Latrice Royale is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
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BenDeLaCreme is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
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Raja is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
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Shangela Laquifa Wadley ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
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Jinkx Monsoon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
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Chad Michaels is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
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Manila Luzon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
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Tatianna is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
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Lady Bunny is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
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Sharon Needles is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
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Detox is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
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Divine is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
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Willam Belli is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
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Jujubee is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
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Barry Humphries is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Barry Humphries
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Raven is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
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Courtney Act is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
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Yara Sofia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
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Miss Fame is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
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Alexis Mateo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
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Miss Coco Peru is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time