Sharon Needles Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

0
Sharon Needles Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 70 kg
Date of Birth November 28, 1981
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Eye Color Blue

Sharon Needles is an American drag performer, recording artist, musician, television personality, actress, and dancer who rose to fame as she appeared as a contestant on the 4th season of the reality competition series, RuPaul‘s Drag Race, in 2012. She won the season and was crowned “America’s Next Drag Superstar” in April 2012. Over the years, she has also released a number of tracks, extended plays, and albums which include PG-13Battle AxeSpoopyHollywoodn’t, #Liftmeup (with Greko, Debbie Harry, Amanda Lepore, and Peppermint), and Dracula.

Born Name

Aaron Coady

Nick Name

Sharon Needles

Sharon Needles as seen at RuPaul's DragCon LA 2018
Sharon Needles as seen at RuPaul’s DragCon LA 2018 (DVSROSS / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

Newton, Jasper County, Iowa, United States

Residence

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

She dropped out of school before she could finish high school.

Occupation

Drag Performer, Recording Artist, Musician, Television Personality, Actress, Dancer

Genre

EDM, Indie Pop, Pop Rock, Sadcore

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Producer Entertainment Group, Sidecar Records

Build

Voluptuous

Sharon Needles pictured at Brillobox in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States in May 2012
Sharon Needles pictured at Brillobox in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States in May 2012 (Peter Pawlowski / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Sharon Needles has dated –

  1. Alaska Thunderfuck (2009-2013) – She started dating fellow RuPaul’s Drag Race contestant Justin Honard, better known by the stage name Alaska Thunderfuck, in the year 2009. They were together for 4 years but separated amicably in 2013.
  2. Chad O’Connell (2013-2020) – In late 2013, she began dating special FX artist Chad O’Connell and they got engaged in 2015. However, the duo parted ways in summer 2020.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Gay

Distinctive Features

  • Curvy physique
  • Bold eye makeup
  • Spooky drag aesthetic
Sharon Needles as seen while performing at Play in Nashville, Tennessee, United States in March 2017
Sharon Needles as seen while performing at Play in Nashville, Tennessee, United States in March 2017 (Patrick Finnegan / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sharon Needles Facts

  1. While growing up, she experienced a difficult time in Iowa as she faced anti-gay and anti-“outsider” harassment which made her drop out of school.
  2. Sharon shifted to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 2004 and started working as a professional drag performer with the stage name Sharon Needles. She performed in nightclubs and many other venues with the drag troupe “the Haus of Haunt”.
  3. She has described “the Haus of Haunt” as “one punk rock, messy mash-up of very talented, fucked up weirdos”.
  4. Her stage name Sharon Needles is a pun on the phrase “sharin’ needles”.
  5. She joined YouTube on November 11, 2011.
  6. On January 29, 2013, she released her debut studio album, PG-13, which included songs like Dressed to KillCall Me on the Ouija BoardDrink Till I DieDead Girls Never Say No, and Disco Ball. The album was ranked at number #4 on the US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard) chart and at number #9 on the US Dance/Electronic Albums (Billboard) chart.
  7. Sharon Needles has described herself as a “stupid genius, reviled sweetheart, and PBR princess”.
  8. She is the drag mother of Drag Race season 10 winner Aquaria.
  9. June the 12th is celebrated as Sharon Needles Day in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  10. She has also appeared on shows like RuPaul’s Drag Race: UntuckedShe’s Living for ThisGood BehaviorBestie$ For Ca$h, and Drag Queens React.

Featured Image by DVSROSS / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

Did we miss anyone?

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here