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This is what the cast members of Season 16 of Drag Race look like without makeup

This is what the cast members of Season 16 of Drag Race look like without makeup

RuPaul is the host and creator of RuPaul's Drag Race (MTV/Rupaul's Drag Race)

RuPaul's Drag Race It is a reality show in which different people compete Drag queens He aspires to be “America's next drag star.” To do this, they must fight week after week to get through different tests and not be sent to Lip Sync Battles, where one of them will withdraw from the competition by decision of the jury.

Historical RuPaul He is the driver and he explains the challenge to the participants every week. In addition, you guide and advise everyone throughout the competition, so from one program to another, great progress is seen in every player.

Nymphia Wind collects and customizes Bratz dolls (MTV/RuPaul's Drag Race)

She is Taiwanese and served 6 months in the Taiwan Fire Brigade instead of her mandatory Taiwanese military service. Additionally, she calls her fans “Banana Believers” because yellow is her signature color in clouds.

Nymphia was the first contestant of the season to score two wins (Catch: MTV/RuPaul's Drag Race)
  • Sapphira Crystal – O'Neill Nicole Hines
Sapphira auditioned for the show 11 times before being picked for season 16 (MTV/RuPaul's Drag Race)

He works as an opera singer and classical music composer. He introduces himself publicly Non-binary And I went to the same church that Beyoncé and Kelly Rowland went to.

Sapphira is the only Drag Race contestant to have two Lip-Syncs wins in her first season (MTV/RuPaul's Drag Race)
  • Jane's Plane – Andrew Dunaevsky
Plain Jane calls her fans “passengers” (MTV/RuPaul's Drag Race)

Choose his name Queen of dragons Because he really loves planes and because he sympathizes with Jane from Tarzan. He also stated that it was a play on words where “plain Jane” was said in English about a woman who was not very attractive.

Plane Jane began her foray into the world of drag in 2018. (Captured: MTV/RuPaul's Drag Race)
She's the only queen in the top four to never win a mini-challenge (MTV/RuPaul's Drag Race)

Q is 27 years old and was born in Kansas, Missouri. He has the shortest drag name in the Drag Race franchise, by just one letter.

Q is the sister of Cynthia Doll who competed in Dragula (Instagram).
  • Morphine Love Dion – Michelle
Morphine is the first Nicaraguan queen to compete on the Drag Race series (MTV/RuPaul's Drag Race)

Morphine is named after a Lady Gaga music video. His parents don't know he performs in drag. She mentioned during the show that she hides her personality for fear of not being accepted.

Morphine and Dawn lip syncing to Megan Thee Stallion's “Body” is the most viewed video of Season 16 on YouTube (Instagram)
Dawn appeared in her late teens while in college (MTV/RuPaul's Drag Race)

She is originally from New York and is a prominent Brooklynite. Her mother taught her the basics of sewing and she taught herself the rest.

Dawn explained that she considers Dawn to be asexual (Instagram)
  • Mahia Iman Lepage – Winston Dieudonne
Mhi'ya is the drag daughter of Season 3 RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars contestant Kennedy Davenport (MTV/RuPaul's Drag Race)

The African-Haitian-American participant came in seventh place. She is a Scorpio and explained that she is a self-taught dancer.

Mhi'ya's main inspiration is Beyoncé (Instagram)
Plasma was the youngest contestant on Season 16 (MTV/RuPaul's Drag Race)

The plasma drag style is old Hollywood and vintage inspired. What first attracted her to the vintage aesthetic was the Lucille Ball magnet her grandmother had on her refrigerator.

Plasma display “I can buy myself flowers” ​​cost $8,000 (Instagram)
  • Zonami Muse – Michael Alexander White
Zonami describes herself as a “Naomi Campbell knockoff” (MTV/RuPaul's Drag Race)

With indigenous African and Panamanian ancestry, Xunami Muse arrived in New York at the age of 13 and began dragging in 2018, at the age of 29.

Zonami is the first queen to reach safety for six consecutive episodes, surpassing the record of five set by her, Morphin Love Dionne this season, and Skandalov in Italy Season 2 (Instagram).
Megami has auditioned for Drag Race 5 times (MTV/RuPaul's Drag Race)

Megami began doing drag as a cosplayer at conventions like Comic-Con, and from there she incorporated the latest fashion trends into her designs.

Megami's great-grandfather was Mexican singer and actor Gerardo Reyes (Instagram)
Ginebra won the Diva del Sur 2022 competition, which Georgios also won (MTV/RuPaul's Drag Race)

She is of Mexican nationality, owns a wig shop, and is 30 years old. She is the first Mexican-born contestant on RuPaul's Drag Race.

He moved to the United States when he was 7 years old and learned English in the 7th and 8th grade (Instagram)
  • Amanda Tori Meeting – Philip Stock
Amanda is a vegetarian (MTV/RuPaul's Drag Race)

Amanda considers herself transgender and announced this to the public on January 30, 2024. Although her location before and during season sixteen was Los Angeles, she now lives in New York.

Amanda is the second Drag Race contestant to use the first name “Amanda”, after Amanda Tears (Instagram).
Mirage dropped out of ballet school due to her age difference with other students (MTV/RuPaul's Drag Race)

Her drag name comes from Mirage, the antagonist of the film The Incredibles. “Amuro” is a direct reference to retired Japanese singer Namie Amuro, her mother's favorite singer.

Her mother did her makeup for the first time and after looking in the mirror for the first time she liked it so much that she started doing makeup (MTV/RuPaul's Drag Race)
Hershey was the only queen in the second group to not win a challenge (MTV/RuPaul's Drag Race)

Hershey is an African-American drag artist who has two children. He stated on TikTok Live that he wants to do acting and musicals.

Hershey has auditioned for American Idol three times and X Factor twice (Instagram)

The next episode will air on MTV in the US on Friday, April 12. The nominated contestants face off in a lip-sync blitz showdown and the cash prize for this show will be $50,000.

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