Father: his father’s name is Irvin Charles. In 1967 when RuPaul was only seven his parents got divorced.
Mother: his mother's name is Ernestine Charles, who actually named her son. ‘Ru’ stands for ‘roux’, a gumbo and other soups’ ingredient.
Siblings: RuPaul has three sisters, whose names are Renetta, Renae and Rozy.
Wives and kids: He is married to an Australian guy named Georges LeBar, but they don’t have kids.
Sexual orientation: RuPaul is gay.
He has been happily married to his beloved husband since January, 2017.
His net worth is estimated at $7 Million.
Place of living: RuPaul has a house in Los Angeles, California, where he lives with his husband.
Cars: He owns a Mercedes.
How would he describe his ‘Drag Race’ Show?
It’s just an insane competition reality show, where they are looking for the next drag superstar. RuPaul and the jury put the contestants through different challenges. This TV show has more than 100 episodes and it has been aired since 2009.
What is it like to be a drag?
It’s very complicated to stand out and to be a drag in a male-dominated society.
What is RuPaul mostly proud of?
He is really proud of his show and the opportunity to find so many talented and fabulous Queens.
Did RuPaul want to look like famous celebrity when he started?
He had to change the style of his appearance according to the standards of beauty and fashion. RuPaul was influenced by some celebrities (e.g. Cher, David Bowie and Diana Ross), but he has never wanted to look alike.
He was in a band, called ‘Wee Wee Pole’.
RuPaul really regrets naming his album ‘Sex Freak’.
He was kicked out of high school in eleventh grade.
He has a stuffed donkey named Jimmy.
His favorite movie is ‘Elvira, Mistress of the Dark’.
He was a crowned Queen of Manhattan in 1989.