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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8,054 3,225
RuPaul is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 57

2
4,346 3,766
Sharon Needles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

3
3,801 3,256
Raven is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 38

4
3,652 3,173
Lady Bunny is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 55

5
3,588 2,748
Chad Michaels is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 47

6
3,567 3,067
Jujubee is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 33

7
3,863 2,294
Latrice Royale is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 46

8
3,004 3,903
Nina Flowers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 44

9
3,672 2,718
Jinkx Monsoon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 30

10
3,519 2,601
Divine is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Dec. at 43 (1945-1988) Glen Milstead

11
3,560 2,642
Willam Belli is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
JenniferVanAirsdale added age 35

12
3,711 1,600
Alyssa Edwards is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 38

13
2,357 1,805
Shangela Laquifa Wadley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 36 D.J. Pierce

14
4,091 3,207
Alaska Thunderfuck 5000 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 33

15
1,598 835
Detox is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 32

16
2,924 2,578
Manila Luzon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 36

17
4,284 614
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
1,754 2,446
Ongina is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

19
2,484 840
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DaynaSanford added age 28

20
2,315 1,696
Barry Humphries is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 84 Barry Humphries

21
1,996 2,213
Jackie Beat is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Kent Fuher

22
1,765 2,612
Pandora Boxx is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
LizGilbert added age 45

23
1,487 1,476
Yara Sofia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 33

24
1,343 1,367
Ivy Winters is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 27

25
1,055 469
Tatianna is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added

26
1,168 1,607
Morgan McMichaels is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

27
1,547 1,437
Miss Coco Peru is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

28
998 1,274
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DaynaSanford added age 37

29
705 1,014
Harvey Fierstein is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

30
928 278
Raja is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 43

31
1,093 1,020
Alexis Mateo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 38

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1,168 898
Erica Andrews is listed (or ranked) 32 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.

33
769 1,106
Peaches Christ is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Joshua Grannell

34
937 1,672
Shannel is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Shannel

35
647 990
J. Alexander is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 59

36
901 1,146
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DaynaSanford added

37
670 1,070
Hedda Lettuce is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

38
816 1,121
Chi Chi LaRue is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

39
721 1,122
Jeffree Star is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 31

40
790 820
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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1,149 384
Courtney Act is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 36

42
541 91
BenDeLaCreme is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Vic Humphreys added

43
445 299
Joslyn Fox is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
JoshuaKylieWaldner added

44
777 953
Amanda Lepore is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 50

45
626 811
Vicky Vox is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

46
622 634
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
816 442
Cher is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
SapphireSimone added age 71 Duh

48
244 34
Alyssa Edwards is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

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759 863
Varla Jean Merman is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Jeffrey Robertson

50
637 243
Miss Fame is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
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