Shea Couleé Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Shea Couleé Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 70 kg
Date of Birth February 8, 1989
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Eye Color Dark Brown

Shea Couleé is an American drag queen, musician, dancer, theatre artist, actress, director, producer, and writer who is best known for competing on season 9 of RuPaul‘s Drag Race in 2017. Couleé was also named as one of the top “100 Most Powerful Drag Queens in America” by New York magazine in June 2019.

Born Name

Jaren Merrell

Nick Name

Shea Couleé

Shea Couleé at RuPaul's DragCon 2017
Shea Couleé at RuPaul’s DragCon 2017 (DVSROSS / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Residence

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Shea Couleé got enrolled at Columbia College and graduated with a degree in Costume Design in 2011.

Occupation

Drag Queen, Musician, Dancer, Actress, Director, Producer, Writer, Theatre Artist

Family

  • Mother – She was a minister.
  • Siblings – They have 4 older siblings.

Genre

Dance

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Unsigned

Build

Voluptuous

Shea Couleé as seen in September 2019
Shea Couleé as seen in September 2019 (Shea Couleé / Instagram)

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Hair Color

Dark Brown (Natural)

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Gay

Distinctive Features

  • Pouty lips
  • Deep-set eyes
Shea Couleé as seen at RuPaul's DragCon LA 2018
Shea Couleé as seen at RuPaul’s DragCon LA 2018 (DVSROSS / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Shea Couleé Facts

  1. They grew up in Plainfield, Illinois.
  2. They started appearing in theatre productions at the age of 9.
  3. Shea Couleé prefers singular they pronouns when out of drag and she and her while in drag.
  4. Their drag daughters are Kenzie Couleé and Bambi-Banks Couleé and Shea, Kenzie, and Bambi are the members of Shea’s drag house, Maison Couleé.
  5. Their drag sister is Anthony Taylor/The Vixen.
  6. They served as the director, writer, and producer for the short drama film, Lipstick City, in July 2017.
  7. In 2017, they appeared as a contestant on the 9th edition of the reality television competition series, RuPaul’s Drag Race, alongside fellow contestants like Sasha Velour, Peppermint, Trinity Taylor, Nina Bo’nina Brown, and Cynthia Lee Fontaine.
  8. They released their extended play, Couleé-D, in 2017. Also, they have released singles like Feeling SoCrème BrûléeRuleBrand New, and Gasoline.
  9. They have credited Naomi Campbell, Grace Jones, Beyoncé, Michael Jackson, Josephine Baker, Diana Ross, and Stevie Wonder as their role models and influences.
  10. Shea Couleé got the Corrector Dental Surgery in 2018.
  11. They were featured as a part of Lush’s “Merry DRAGMas” Campaign in November 2018 alongside Detox and Kim Chi.
  12. They have struggled with bulimia, an eating disorder characterized by binge eating followed by purging.
  13. In April 2018, Shea Couleé and Farrah Moan were attacked by a woman outside a kebab shop.
  14. In a reaction to President Donald Trump‘s potential policy eliminating transgender recognition, Shea Couleé wrote, “Dear Trump: You don’t tell women what to do with their bodies. You don’t get to define gender. You don’t have the qualifications to do so. You don’t have a spine. You don’t have a clue. We won’t take this lying down. November is coming. Look how orange you f*cking look girl.”
  15. They supported politician Elizabeth Warren in the 2020 United States presidential election.
  16. Shea Couleé identifies as non-binary.
  17. They have appeared in music videos for songs like Too Funky by Peppermint, Sally Walker by Iggy Azalea, and Double Filter Face by Shawn Hollenbach.

Featured Image by DVSROSS / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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