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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1
9,708 3,555
RuPaul is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 58
2
5,184 4,518
Sharon Needles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
3
4,307 3,779
Lady Bunny is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 56
4
4,536 3,958
Raven is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 39
5
4,282 3,287
Chad Michaels is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 47
6
4,206 3,666
Jujubee is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 34
7
4,496 3,178
Jinkx Monsoon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 31
8
4,678 2,816
Latrice Royale is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 47
9
3,400 2,214
Shangela Laquifa Wadley is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 37
D.J. Pierce
10
5,095 1,828
Alyssa Edwards is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 39
11
5,212 3,531
Alaska Thunderfuck 5000 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 33
12
3,990 3,160
Divine is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Died at 43 (1945-1988)
Glen Milstead
13
3,356 4,602
Nina Flowers is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 45
14
4,149 3,180
Willam Belli is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
JenniferVanAirsdale added age 36
15
4,115 2,818
Manila Luzon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 37
16
2,381 1,138
Detox is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 33
17
5,955 762
Bianca Del Rio is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Danielle Dauenhauer added age 43
Roy Haylock
18
3,525 1,044
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DaynaSanford added age 29
19
2,084 2,948
Ongina is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
20
2,576 2,130
Barry Humphries is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 81
Barry Humphries
21
1,979 3,066
Pandora Boxx is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
LizGilbert added age 46
22
2,091 2,637
Jackie Beat is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Kent Fuher
23
1,561 744
Tatianna is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added
24
1,640 1,723
Ivy Winters is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 28
25
1,735 1,886
Yara Sofia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 34