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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7,808 3,175
RuPaul is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 57

2
4,251 3,663
Sharon Needles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

3
3,689 3,165
Raven is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 38

4
3,582 3,090
Lady Bunny is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 55

5
3,494 2,664
Chad Michaels is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 47

6
3,480 2,984
Jujubee is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 33

7
3,732 2,240
Latrice Royale is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 46

8
2,965 3,799
Nina Flowers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 44

9
3,554 2,662
Jinkx Monsoon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 30

10
3,438 2,522
Divine is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Dec. at 43 (1945-1988) Glen Milstead

11
3,468 2,560
Willam Belli is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
JenniferVanAirsdale added age 35

12
3,530 1,562
Alyssa Edwards is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 38

13
3,955 3,156
Alaska Thunderfuck 5000 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 33

14
2,219 1,758
Shangela Laquifa Wadley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 36 D.J. Pierce

15
1,505 783
Detox is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 32

16
2,841 2,518
Manila Luzon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 36

17
4,062 590
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
1,719 2,384
Ongina is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

19
2,358 811
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DaynaSanford added age 28

20
2,272 1,644
Barry Humphries is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 84 Barry Humphries

21
1,979 2,159
Jackie Beat is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Kent Fuher

22
1,737 2,558
Pandora Boxx is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
LizGilbert added age 45

23
1,465 1,425
Yara Sofia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 33

24
1,310 1,326
Ivy Winters is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 27

25
980 439
Tatianna is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added

26
1,148 1,556
Morgan McMichaels is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

27
1,519 1,394
Miss Coco Peru is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

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969 1,236
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DaynaSanford added age 37

29
692 970
Harvey Fierstein is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

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1,158 852
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.

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1,068 980
Alexis Mateo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 38

32
845 251
Raja is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 43

33
759 1,069
Peaches Christ is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Joshua Grannell

34
928 1,633
Shannel is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Shannel

35
885 1,092
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DaynaSanford added

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626 962
J. Alexander is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 59

37
659 1,043
Hedda Lettuce is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

38
807 1,094
Chi Chi LaRue is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

39
693 1,070
Jeffree Star is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 31

40
773 798
John Epperson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 62 John Epperson

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1,087 366
Courtney Act is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 36

42
414 274
Joslyn Fox is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
JoshuaKylieWaldner added

43
762 923
Amanda Lepore is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 50

44
468 81
BenDeLaCreme is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Vic Humphreys added

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621 788
Vicky Vox is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

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608 613
Sahara Davenport is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added Dec. at 28 (1984-2012)

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782 421
Cher is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
SapphireSimone added age 71 Duh

48
755 844
Varla Jean Merman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Jeffrey Robertson

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603 226
Miss Fame is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
TreyRoman added

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191 27
Alyssa Edwards is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time