RuPaul Charles

RuPaul Charles

Birthplace: 
San Diego, California
Birthday: 
November 17

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RuPaul Charles, known professionally by the mononym RuPaul, is an American actor, drag queen, television personality, and singer/songwriter. Since 2009, he has produced and hosted the reality competition series RuPaul's Drag Race, for which he has received a 2017 Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program.

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

10 Nominations 4 Emmys

Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Competition Program - 2019

Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program - 2019

Outstanding Competition Program - 2019

  • Nominee
  • RuPaul Charles, Executive Producer
  • RuPaul's Drag Race
  • VH1
  • World of Wonder Productions

Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program - 2018

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program - 2018

  • Winner
  • RuPaul Charles, Executive Producer
  • RuPaul's Drag Race
  • VH1
  • World of Wonder Productions

Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program - 2017

Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program - 2017

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program - 2017

  • Nominee
  • RuPaul Charles, Executive Producer
  • RuPaul's Drag Race
  • VH1
  • World of Wonder Productions

Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program - 2016

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  • Ryan Murphy and RuPaul Charles at the 70th Emmys Governors Ball.

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  • Randy Barbato, Ryan Murphy, RuPaul Charles and David Miller at the 70th Emmys Governors Ball.

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  • RuPaul Charles and the team from RuPaul's Drag Race accept an award at the 70th Emmy Awards.

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  • RuPaul's Drag Race team accepts award at the 70th Emmy Awards. 

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  • RuPaul Charles and Leslie Jones present an award at the 70th Emmy Awards.

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  • RuPaul Charles and Leslie Jones present an award at the 70th Emmy Awards.

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  • Sterling K. Brown, Kristen Bell, Tituss Burgess, Kate McKinnon, Kenan Thompson and RuPaul Charles on stage at the 70th Emmy Awards. 

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  • RuPaul Charles on the red carpet at the 70th Emmy Awards.

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  • RuPaul Charles, Michelle Visage, Carson Kressley and Ross Mathews on the red carpet at the 70th Emmy Awards.

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  • Ross Mathews, RuPaul Charles, Michelle Visage and Carson Kressley on the red carpet at the 70th Emmy Awards.

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  • RuPaul Charles, Michelle Visage and Hector Pocasangre at the 2018 Creative Arts Ball. 

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  • Michael Jacob Kerber, Ben Dey, RuPaul Charles, Nick Murray and Michelle Visage at the 2018 Creative Arts Ball. 

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  • RuPaul Charles and W. Kamau Bell present an award at the 2018 Creative Arts Emmys.

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  • RuPaul Charles accepts award at the 2018 Creative Arts Emmys. 

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  • Leah Remini, Michelle Visage and RuPaul Charles at the 2018 Creative Arts Emmys.

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  • RuPaul Charles and Michelle Visage on the red carpet at the 2018 Creative Arts Emmys.

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  • RuPaul Charles on the red carpet at the 2018 Creative Arts Emmys.

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  • Eureka O'Hara arrives at the 70th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards, at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center, North Hollywood, California, Saturday, July 28, 2018.

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  • Mayhem Miller arrives at the 70th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards, at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center, North Hollywood, California, Saturday, July 28, 2018.

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  • Felicity Huffman, William H. Macy, and RuPaul on the red carpet at the 2017 Primetime Emmys.

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  • Carson Kressley, RuPaul, Michelle Visage, and Ross Mathews on the red carpet at the 2017 Primetime Emmys.

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  • Kathryn Hahn, Tracee Ellis Ross, RuPaul, Tony Hale, and Michelle Visage attend the Television Academy's 2017 Performers Peer Group Celebration of the 69th Emmy Awards at Montage Beverly Hills on Monday, August 21, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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  • Michelle Visage, RuPaul, Delta Work, and Ross Matthews attend the Television Academy's 2017 Performers Peer Group Celebration of the 69th Emmy Awards at Montage Beverly Hills on Monday, August 21, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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  • Ned Martel, from left, RuPaul Charles, and Ryan Murphy at the 2016 Creative Arts Ball.

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  • RuPaul Charles and Jane Lynch at the 2016 Creative Arts Ball.

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  • Travis Wall and RuPaul Charles at the 2016 Creative Arts Ball.

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  • RuPaul Charles accepts an award at the 2016 Creative Arts Emmys.

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  • Zaldy Goco, from left, Michelle Visage, and RuPaul Charles on the red carpet at the 2016 Creative Arts Emmys.

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