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Jinkx Monsoon Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Jinkx Monsoon Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 62 kg
Date of Birth September 18, 1987
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Hair Color Dark Brown

Jinkx Monsoon aka Jerick Hoffer is an American drag performer, actor, comedian, and singer who shot to fame after winning the 5th season of the reality television show RuPaul‘s Drag Race in 2013. They have starred in several other TV programs including Blame the Hero (2019) where they played the role of the Queen, have featured in a number of films such as Happiest Season (2020) in which they essayed the part of Em K. Ultra, and have performed in many notable theatre productions like Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2013) where they portrayed the character of Hedwig. They have also appeared in a variety of music videos such as Blondie’s Doom or Destiny (2017) and are an accomplished singer having released numerous albums including The Ginger Snapped (2018). Jinkx has been the recipient of several accolades including being placed 18th on the list of “the most powerful drag queens in America” made by a jury from the New York magazine in June 2019. They have built a strong fanbase having garnered more than a million followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Jerick Hoffer

Nick Name

Jinkx Monsoon

Jinkx Monsoon in September 2020 urging everyone to vote
Jinkx Monsoon in September 2020 urging everyone to vote (Jinkx Monsoon / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Portland, Oregon, United States

Residence

Portland, Oregon, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

They went to DaVinci Arts for middle school and then attended Grant High School in Portland. After that, they enrolled in Cornish College of the Arts, graduating with a BFA in Theater in 2010.

Occupation

Drag queen, Actor, Comedian, Singer, Songwriter, Television Personality

Family

  • Siblings – They have 3 younger siblings including a brother named Jacob Hoffer.

Manager

They are represented by David Charpentier of Producer Entertainment Group.

Genre

Jazz, Pop, Rock, Alternative

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

  • Sidecar Records
  • Producer Entertainment Group Records

Build

Slim

Jinkx Monsoon wishing everyone a happy new year in January 2020
Jinkx Monsoon wishing everyone a happy new year in January 2020 (Jinkx Monsoon / Instagram)

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

62 kg or 136.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

White

They are of Russian-Jewish descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

However, they wear wigs of different colors.

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation

Non-Binary

Distinctive Features

  • Large and expressive eyes
  • Sharp nose

Religion

They were brought up Catholic, but they regard their drag character as Jewish.

Jinkx Monsoon Favorite Things

  • Pastime – Cooking
  • Dish – Baked Rigatoni
  • Inspiration Behind Their Drag Persona – Their mother, Comedians Lucille Ball, Maria Bamford, Deven Green, and Sarah Silverman

SourceInstagram, Wikipedia

Jinkx Monsoon as seen in October 2020
Jinkx Monsoon as seen in October 2020 (Jinkx Monsoon / Instagram)

Jinkx Monsoon Facts

  1. They first performed in drag at the age of 15.
  2. They worked and paid their way through college.
  3. Monsoon’s drag name was their nickname at an outreach center for gay youth located in Portland and comes from the verb “jinx” denoting “to subject to bad luck”. Jinkx has observed that if there has been instances with a one in a million chance that something will go wrong, it has usually happened to her. Their drag persona’s last name “Monsoon” has been taken from the character Edina Monsoon in the British sitcom Absolutely Fabulous (1992-1996).
  4. They have been half of the musical pair named The Vaudevillians along with Richard Andriessen that has comprised a 1920s revival act.
  5. They have made frequent collaborations with YouTube-based comedian Brandon Rogers.

Featured Image by Jinkx Monsoon / Instagram

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