Alyssa Edwards Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Alyssa Edwards Quick Info
Height5 ft 9 in
Weight70 kg
Date of BirthJanuary 16, 1980
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Hair ColorDark Brown

Alyssa Edwards is an American drag performer, choreographer, actress, producer, comedian, dancer, television personality, and businessperson who gained international acclaim by appearing in the 5th season of the reality competition television series, RuPaul‘s Drag Race. She was also included in the “Top 20 Drag Race Superstars” list issued by New York magazine in June 2019.

Born Name

Justin Dwayne Lee Johnson

Nick Name

Alyssa Edwards

Alyssa Edwards as seen while performing in Santiago de Chile in August 2016
Alyssa Edwards as seen while performing in Santiago de Chile in August 2016 (Aeveraal / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Mesquite, Dallas County, Texas, United States

Residence

Mesquite, Dallas County, Texas, United States

Nationality

American

Occupation

Drag Performer, Television Personality, Actress, Producer, Choreographer, Comedian, Businessperson, Dancer

Manager

Alyssa Edwards is represented by Say What Entertainment.

Build

Voluptuous

Alyssa Edwards (Right) as seen while posing for the camera alongside Peppermint at Dragcon 2019
Alyssa Edwards (Right) as seen while posing for the camera alongside Peppermint at DragCon 2019 (DVSROSS / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Dark Brown (Natural)

Eye Color

Gray

Sexual Orientation

Gay

Distinctive Features

  • Pouty lips
  • Toned physique
Alyssa Edwards pictured during DragCon at the Los Angeles Convention Center in April 2017
Alyssa Edwards pictured during DragCon at the Los Angeles Convention Center in April 2017 (DVSROSS / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Alyssa Edwards Facts

  1. She is a member of “the Haus of Edwards” drag family and is the drag mother to fellow RuPaul’s Drag Race contestants Shangela Laquifa Wadley, Laganja Estranja, Gia Gunn, Vivienne Pinay, and Plastique Tiara.
  2. Alyssa Edwards served as one of the judges of the 2010 California Entertainer of the Year pageant.
  3. She did a bad impersonation of Katy Perry on RuPaul’s Drag Race (season 5) and RuPaul made her tweet her an apology to the star. Also, Alyssa Edwards’s fellow contestants on the show included Jinkx Monsoon, Monica Beverly Hillz, Coco Montrese, Roxxxy Andrews, and Ivy Winters.
  4. She made her first theatrical film appearance by playing the role of Ambrosia Salad in the 2016 comedy film, Hurricane Bianca, starring Bianca Del Rio, Rachel Dratch, Shangela Laquifa Wadley, and others.
  5. She also owns a studio, Beyond Belief Dance Company, in her hometown. The documentary reality television series, Dancing Queen, features Edwards and her dance studio and premiered on Netflix on October 5, 2018.
  6. She won the 2018 WOWIE Award in the “The Wishful Same Award” category.
  7. In 2020, Alyssa Edwards appeared in the music video for the song Mask, Gloves, Soap, Scrubs by Todrick Hall.
  8. Over the years, she has won several competitions including Miss Northwest Regional Representative 2005, Miss Gay Texas America 2005, Miss Texas FFI 2006, Miss Gay USofA 200, Miss Shining Star Continental 2009, Southern Elegance All American Goddess 2010, and All American Goddess 2010.
  9. She has been a part of shows such as My Life as LizRuPaul’s Drag Race: UntuckedGay for Play Game Show Starring RuPaulSkin WarsRuPaul’s Drag Race All StarsThe BacheloretteDancing QueenHeadlines with Alyssa Edwards, and Served! with Jade Thirlwall.
  10. Alyssa Edwards once said, “Every woman has a secret. Mine just happens to be a little bigger…I’m a man!”.

Featured Image by Aeveraal / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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