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Rupaul

RuPaul Andre Charles is multi-talented and even at the age of 55; he is entertaining music lovers by releasing music albums continuously. Better known as RuPaul, his acting as drag queen popularized him all over the world and he enjoys immense fan following worldwide. It is highly impossible for a normal man to act like a woman but he shows femininity in his actions better than a woman. He also wrote two books and worked as a model. No one in the near future can reach his position and in his career span of thirty years, he had experienced everything, starting from fame to money to controversies.

Family

He was born in 1960 and native of California. His parents divorced in 1967 and from then onwards, he was brought up by his mother. His mother, Toni Charles brought up RuPaul and his three sisters by doing odd jobs and their family had faced several economic problems during that time. After completing the basic schooling, he shifted to Atlanta, Georgia to learn basics in acting.

From his childhood days, he is interested in acting but always maintains low profile. He never shared about his personal life with media and never condemned the rumors. Though he is a celebrity, he never been in news for dating or extra marital relationship. Though he was awarded as most beautiful transsexual, he never shared his sexual preference. He never revealed whether he is married or in live-in relationship.

Career

Some actors become successful because of luck whereas some struggle hard and achieve the celebrity status and RuPaul comes in the second category. His career journey is not so smooth and he also worked as bar dancer to meet his daily needs. His first breakthrough came in 1993 with Supermodel of the World album. It released with very low expectations but music lovers received it really well. His next two singles Back to My Roots and A Shade Shady made him a celebrity and all the seven music albums he released till now were received well by audience.

He made his movie debut in 1984 and acted in more than twenty successful movies. In most of the movies, he played the role of a comedian and entertained audience with his comedy. Some of the hit movies he acted include But I'm a Cheerleader, The Truth About Jane, Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild etc. He also acted in several short films and he made his small screen entry in 1994. He hosted The RuPaul Show and he is main reason for RuPaul's Drag Race’s success. He also produced several TV shows and acted as judge in some shows.

Popularity

RuPaul is popular on all social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc. and regularly communicates with his fans all over the world. His official website is maintained by admins on his behalf and he shares his future programs and shows there. Though he had faced struggles in the initial stags of his life, he pursued his dream and earned so much. His net worth is more than seven million dollars and he donates significant amount to charity.


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Published : Feb 16 2016
Modified : Mar 27 2016