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

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Sharon Needles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

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

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Chad Michaels is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Chad Michaels age 47

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

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

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

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

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

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Divine is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Divine Died at 43 (1945-1988) Glen Milstead

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

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

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Alaska Thunderfuck 5000 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added Alaska Thunderf*ck age 33

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

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

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Bianca Del Rio is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Danielle Dauenhauer added Bianca Del Rio age 42 Roy Haylock

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Manila Luzon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added Manila Luzon age 36

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Ongina is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

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DaynaSanford added Adore Delano age 28

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Barry Humphries is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Dame Edna Everage age 84 Barry Humphries

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

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

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

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Tatianna is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added Tatianna

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Ivy Winters is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added Ivy Winters age 27

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

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

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DaynaSanford added Tammie Brown age 37

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Erica Andrews is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
toysrdave added Erica Andrews Died 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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Alexis Mateo is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added Alexis Mateo age 38

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Harvey Fierstein is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

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

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

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

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DaynaSanford added Roxxxy Andrews

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

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

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Chi Chi LaRue is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Chi Chi LaRue age 58 Larry David Paciotti

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John Epperson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Lypsinka age 62 John Epperson

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Jeffree Star is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Jeffree Star age 31

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Phi Phi O'Hara is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time