|Ginger Minj Quick Info
|5 ft 6 in
|Date of Birth
|September 11, 1984
Ginger Minj is an American drag queen and drag persona of singer and actor, Joshua Allan Eads. She is best known for competing in the 7th season of the reality television competition, RuPaul’s Drag Race, and ending up in top 3. She has also released her own music and provided vocals to songs such as Ooh Lala Lala and Bad, Bad Boy.
Joshua Allen Eads
Florida, United States
Orlando, Florida, United States
Ginger majored in Theater at school.
Drag Queen, Actress, Singer
Ginger is represented by David of Producer Entertainment Group.
Pop, Dance, Holiday
Producer Entertainment Group
5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
90 kg or 198.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Ginger Minj has dated –
- Cee Jay – Ginger got married to her boyfriend Cee Jay at a makeover panel in DragCon in 2017. The couple was married by a registered officiant, Michelle Visage.
Race / Ethnicity
Joshua Allan Eads has ‘dark brown’ hair whereas he wears different colored wigs for his drag persona, Ginger Minj.
Joshua Allan Eads is openly gay but his drag persona Ginger Minj is a straight woman.
Best Known For
- Being the drag persona of actor and singer, Joshua Allan Eads
- Competing in the 7th season of the reality television competition, RuPaul‘s Drag Race, and finishing up in top 3
Ginger released her first studio album, Sweet T, in October 2016.
Ginger made her first theatrical film appearance in the musical comedy, Dumplin’, in 2018.
First TV Show
She made her first TV show appearance in the 7th season of RuPaul’s Drag Race in 2015.
Ginger Minj Facts
- Ginger was interested in theatre ever since she was young. She even won Best Actor Award in the state of Florida in 2002.
- Ginger started her career in show business knowing that her size would be an obstacle. But, she realized after coming into the drag industry that her talent overshadowed her size.
- Prior to her TV debut in RuPaul’s Drag Race, she gained fame in drag circuits by winning Miss National Comedy Queen 2012 and Miss Gay United States 2013.
- Before joining the show, RuPaul’s Drag Race, she has said that she had full faith on the judges of the show as she has been the fan of the show since season 1.
- Joshua once said that his drag persona Ginger is loosely based on his mother, the church ladies of his youth, actresses Lucille Ball and Carol Burnett, and the legendary drag queen, Divine.
- In an interview in 2017, she revealed that while she was on the RuPaul’s Drag Race, she was not a happy person and was dealing with a difficult life. However, after the show, her life has changed for the better.
- Her drag mother i.e mentor is Rusty Fawcett and she was the one who gave her the name Ginger Minj.
- She was also the voice of Lemon Chiffon in the 2018 Netflix original series, Super Drags.
- Visit her official website @ gingerminj.com.
- Follow Ginger Minj on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
Featured Image by Ginger Minj / Instagram