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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8,456 3,333
RuPaul is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 57

2
4,558 3,978
Sharon Needles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

3
4,001 3,463
Raven is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 38

4
3,806 3,344
Lady Bunny is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 55

5
3,709 3,237
Jujubee is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 33

6
3,741 2,915
Chad Michaels is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 47

7
4,104 2,408
Latrice Royale is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 46

8
3,886 2,840
Jinkx Monsoon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 30

9
3,073 4,096
Nina Flowers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 44

10
3,641 2,763
Divine is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Dec. at 43 (1945-1988) Glen Milstead

11
4,090 1,659
Alyssa Edwards is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 38

12
3,740 2,802
Willam Belli is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
JenniferVanAirsdale added age 35

13
2,643 1,910
Shangela Laquifa Wadley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 36 D.J. Pierce

14
4,409 3,289
Alaska Thunderfuck 5000 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 33

15
1,807 922
Detox is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 32

16
3,225 2,647
Manila Luzon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 36

17
1,821 2,593
Ongina is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

18
4,731 660
Bianca Del Rio is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Danielle Dauenhauer added age 42 Roy Haylock

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2,736 906
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DaynaSanford added age 28

20
2,388 1,818
Barry Humphries is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 81 Barry Humphries

21
2,018 2,345
Jackie Beat is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Kent Fuher

22
1,805 2,756
Pandora Boxx is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
LizGilbert added age 45

23
1,544 1,606
Yara Sofia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 33

24
1,211 542
Tatianna is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added

25
1,408 1,494
Ivy Winters is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 27

26
1,233 1,720
Morgan McMichaels is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

27
1,598 1,544
Miss Coco Peru is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

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1,052 1,391
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DaynaSanford added age 37

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1,116 324
Raja is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 43

30
723 1,121
Harvey Fierstein is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

31
1,144 1,115
Alexis Mateo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 38

32
787 1,194
Peaches Christ is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Joshua Grannell

33
951 1,763
Shannel is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Shannel

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1,187 984
Erica Andrews is listed (or ranked) 34 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.

35
669 1,080
J. Alexander is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 59

36
944 1,262
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DaynaSanford added

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678 1,142
Hedda Lettuce is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

38
834 1,189
Chi Chi LaRue is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

39
790 1,210
Jeffree Star is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 31

40
813 880
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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708 115
BenDeLaCreme is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Vic Humphreys added

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402 56
Alyssa Edwards is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

43
1,287 419
Courtney Act is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 36

44
814 1,013
Amanda Lepore is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 50

45
487 364
Joslyn Fox is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
JoshuaKylieWaldner added

46
664 676
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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639 862
Vicky Vox is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

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773 906
Varla Jean Merman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Jeffrey Robertson

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867 489
Cher is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
SapphireSimone added age 71 Duh

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710 273
Miss Fame is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
TreyRoman added