|Bianca Del Rio Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||June 27, 1975|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Bianca Del Rio is an American drag queen, comedian, actress, theatre artist, TV personality, producer, writer, and costume designer who is best known for winning the 6th season of the popular reality competition television series, RuPaul‘s Drag Race, in 2014. She has also appeared on shows like Big Brother’s Bit on the Side, RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars, AJ and the Queen, and Bad Girls Club: New Orleans.
Roy R. Haylock
Bianca Del Rio
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
She divides her time between –
- New York City, New York, United States
- Los Angeles, California, United States
Bianca Del Rio attended West Jefferson High School located in Harvey, Louisiana.
Drag Queen, Comedian, Actor, TV Personality, Producer, Writer, Theatre Artist, Costume Designer
- Siblings – She has 3 older siblings and 1 younger sibling.
6 ft or 183 cm
75 kg or 165.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Bianca Del Rio is of Cuban descent on her mother’s side and has Honduran roots on her father’s side.
- Dimpled smile
- Pouty lips
Bianca Del Rio Facts
- She shifted to New York City after finishing high school.
- She has previously worked at Bloomingdale’s for 9 months.
- In 2016, she appeared in the lead role of the comedy film, Hurricane Bianca. Later, she also appeared in the film’s sequel, Hurricane Bianca: From Russia with Hate, in 2018.
- On season 6 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Bianca Del Rio competed alongside the likes of Adore Delano, Courtney Act, Trinity K. Bonet, BenDeLaCreme, Gia Gunn, and Kelly Mantle.
- Her theatre credits include having been a part of productions such as Psycho Beach Party at True Brew Theatre in 1998, Cabaret at Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre in 2002, The Bad Seed at Le Chat Noir in 2004, and Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at Apollo Theatre in 2019.
- In drag, her predecessor is Jinkx Monsoon while she is succeeded by Violet Chachki.
- Bianca Del Rio has also appeared in music videos for songs like Sissy That Walk by RuPaul, This Is My Hair and Hieeee by Alaska Thunderfuck, Girly by John Duff, and Mean Gays by Courtney Act.
- Over the years, she has been on a couple of tours including the Rolodex of Hate Tour (2014), Not Today Satan Tour (2016-2017), Blame It On Bianca Del Rio Tour (2017-18), and It’s Jester Joke Tour (2019).
- She was named as the most powerful drag queen in America by New York magazine in June 2019.
- Bianca Del Rio was nominated at the Queerties 2020 in the “Drag Royalty” category.
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