**SPOILERS BELOW** THE “QUEEN OF ALL QUEENS” CROWNED DURING HIGHLY ANTICIPATED SEASON FINALE OF PARAMOUNT+’S “RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE ALL STARS”
First Ever Two-Time Winner Awarded $200,000, Highest Cash Prize in Show’s Herstory
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July 29, 2022 – Paramount+ today announced that Jinkx Monsoon was crowned the winner of RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE ALL STARS season seven and awarded a cash prize of $200,000, along with the title “Queen of All Queens,” after battling it out in the LaLaPaRUza lip-sync smackdown against runner-up Monét X Change.Additionally, Raja was crowned the “Queen of She Done Already Done Had Herses” after competing in a second lip-sync smackdown, and awarded a cash prize of $50,000.
“After watching this season of RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE ALL STARS 7, the winner is … the viewers,” said six-time Emmy® Award-winning host and executive producer RuPaul. “To all of the winning queens that came back to slay, thank you for giving us the best drag show that the world has ever seen. Jaida Essence Hall, Jinkx Monsoon, Monét X Change, Raja, Shea Couleé, The Vivienne, Trinity the Tuck and Yvie Oddly – your names will be forever synonymous with grace and excellence. Your contribution to queer people everywhere can never be fully repaid, but I hope you feel the love that flows from our hearts to yours. I am proud to know each of you, and am beyond grateful that the future of drag rests in your capable and fiercely manicured hands.”
RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE ALL STARS season seven featured, for the first time ever, a cast of all winners returning to compete for the ultimate title, “Queen of All Queens,” and the largest cash prize in “Drag Race” herstory, $200,000. The eight legendary former winners (Jaida Essence Hall, Jinkx Monsoon, Monét X Change, Raja Gemini, Shea Couleé, Trinity the Tuck, Yvie Oddly and The Vivienne) took the show to new heights with groundbreaking lewks, show-stopping challenge performances and unforgettable lip-syncs. Celebrity guest judges this season included Cameron Diaz, Daphne Guinness, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, Nikki Glaser, Tove Lo, Betsey Johnson, Janicza Bravo, Ben Platt, Ronan Farrow and Hannah Einbinder, with special appearances by Naomi Campbell, Vanna White and Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Fans can catch up on the full action-packed seasons of RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE ALL STARS and RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE ALL STARS: UNTUCKED, both streaming exclusively on Paramount+.
Additionally, the second season of “RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race” will premiere Friday, August 12 (8:00 PM, ET/PT) on VH1. Filmed in front of a live studio audience, nine celebrities from all walks of life will leave their famous identities behind as they fully embrace the miracle of drag. It will be kept secret who each contestant is until they are asked to sashay away. Each week, the celebrities will undergo complete drag transformations and compete in the ultimate lip-sync showdown based on a new category until one of them is crowned “America’s Next Celeb Drag Superstar” and awarded $100,000 for their favorite charity. The contestants will be mentored by “Queen Supremes” Brooke Lynn Heights, Jujubee and Monét X Change. Additional “Drag Race” legends set to make special appearances this season include Eureka, Gottmik, Katya, Morgan McMichaels, Silky Nutmeg Ganache and Violet Chachki. RuPaul returns as host alongside resident judges Michelle Visage, Carson Kressley and Ross Mathews.
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Co-founders Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato have been profiled in Variety’s Reality TV Impact Report. Honors for their trailblazing work include the IDA Pioneer Award, Realscreen’s Global 100 list, and the OUT 100. Most recently, World of Wonder was ranked #2 among film and TV powerhouses in Fast Company’s World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies.
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