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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7,667 3,153
RuPaul is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 57

2
4,199 3,603
Sharon Needles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

3
3,545 3,034
Lady Bunny is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 55

4
3,450 2,620
Chad Michaels is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 47

5
3,642 3,127
Raven is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 38

6
3,444 2,946
Jujubee is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 33

7
3,674 2,215
Latrice Royale is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 46

8
2,946 3,750
Nina Flowers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 44

9
3,493 2,634
Jinkx Monsoon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 30

10
3,391 2,482
Divine is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Died at 43 (1945-1988) Glen Milstead

11
3,419 2,520
Willam Belli is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
JenniferVanAirsdale added age 35

12
3,405 1,545
Alyssa Edwards is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 38

13
3,876 3,131
Alaska Thunderfuck 5000 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 33

14
2,141 1,740
Shangela Laquifa Wadley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 36 D.J. Pierce

15
1,462 761
Detox is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 32

16
2,805 2,486
Manila Luzon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 36

17
3,948 578
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
1,700 2,357
Ongina is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

19
2,251 1,618
Barry Humphries is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 84 Barry Humphries

20
2,294 794
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DaynaSanford added age 28

21
1,967 2,135
Jackie Beat is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Kent Fuher

22
1,726 2,532
Pandora Boxx is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
LizGilbert added age 45

23
1,447 1,402
Yara Sofia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 33

24
1,292 1,303
Ivy Winters is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added age 27

25
944 418
Tatianna is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added

26
1,136 1,533
Morgan McMichaels is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

27
1,509 1,372
Miss Coco Peru is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

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957 1,210
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DaynaSanford added age 37

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1,150 831
Erica Andrews is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
toysrdave added 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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685 951
Harvey Fierstein is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

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1,057 962
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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799 240
Raja is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 43

33
752 1,053
Peaches Christ is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Joshua Grannell

34
925 1,616
Shannel is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Shannel

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867 1,074
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DaynaSanford added

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616 943
J. Alexander is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 59

37
655 1,025
Hedda Lettuce is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

38
801 1,077
Chi Chi LaRue is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

39
767 781
John Epperson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 62 John Epperson

40
671 1,042
Jeffree Star is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 31

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1,053 359
Courtney Act is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 36

42
398 260
Joslyn Fox is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
JoshuaKylieWaldner added

43
750 909
Amanda Lepore is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
age 50

44
424 73
BenDeLaCreme is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Vic Humphreys added

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616 773
Vicky Vox is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

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599 601
Sahara Davenport is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
DaynaSanford added Died at 28 (1984-2012)

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762 404
Cher is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
SapphireSimone added age 71 Duh

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751 832
Varla Jean Merman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
Jeffrey Robertson

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579 219
Miss Fame is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time
TreyRoman added

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917 1,447
Phi Phi O'Hara is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Drag Queens Of All Time