Who is RuPaul?

Nico Medina, 1982-

Book - 2021

RuPaul Andre Charles always knew he was meant to be a performer. Even as a young child, he loved to dress up and imitate the glamorous women he saw on television. When he turned fifteen, he began studying theater in a performing arts school in Atlanta and never looked back. Ru developed his drag-queen personality and launched his career in the 1980s. He now hosts and judges the widely popular and long-running show RuPaul's Drag Race, which has raised the profile of the art of drag, and drag... queens around the world.

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Series
Who is-- .
Subjects
Genres
Biographies
Published
New York : Penguin Workshop [2021]
Language
English
Item Description
"An official Who HQ book"--Cover.
"An unauthorized biography"--Cover.
Physical Description
108 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (page 108).
ISBN
9780593222690
0593222695
9780593222706
0593222709
Main Author
Nico Medina, 1982- (author)
Other Authors
Andrew (Children's book illustrator) Thomson (illustrator)
  • Who is RuPaul?
  • "I accept my destiny!"
  • "RuPaul is everything"
  • Ups and downs
  • Queen of Manhattan
  • Supermodel of the world
  • "Windows of opportunity"
  • "Start your engines!"
  • "Werk" the world
  • Timelines.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

"RuPaul Andre Charles always knew he was meant to be a performer. Even as a young child, he loved to dress up and imitate the glamorous women he saw on television. When he turned fifteen, he began studying theater in a performing arts school in Atlanta and never looked back. Ru developed his drag-queen personality and launched his career in the 1980s. He now hosts and judges the widely popular and long-running show RuPaul's Drag Race"--

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Learn how this Emmy-winning host, producer, and television personality became the world's most famous drag queen.RuPaul Andre Charles always knew he was meant to be a performer. Even as a young child, he loved to dress up and imitate the glamorous women he saw on television. When he turned fifteen, he began studying theater in a performing arts school in Atlanta and never looked back. Ru developed his drag-queen personality and launched his career in the 1980s. He now hosts and judges the widely popular and long-running show RuPaul's Drag Race, which has raised the profile of the art of drag, and drag queens around the world.