‘RuPaul’s Drag Race UK vs. The World’: A Guide to All the Competing Queens

RuPaul’s Drag Race has exploded in recent years and gone far beyond the shores of the US. Drag Race is everywhere, and now, the iconic TV franchise is bringing together some of the biggest competitors from around the world for a shot at a highly-coveted crown.

RuPaul’s Drag Race UK vs. The World is a spin-off of the popular British version of the drag competition series, and will feature nine queens from various Drag Race franchises around the world. Read on to get to know them better.

(top row L-R) A’keria C. Davenport, Kylie Sonique Love, Scarlet Envy, Jan, Eureka!, Ginger Minj, Pandora Boxx, Jiggly Caliente, Trinity K. Bonet, Ra’Jah O’Hara, (bottom row L-R) Serena ChaCha, Yara Sofia, and Silky Nutmeg Ganache
(top row L-R) A’keria C. Davenport, Kylie Sonique Love, Scarlet Envy, Jan, Eureka!, Ginger Minj, Pandora Boxx, Jiggly Caliente, Trinity K. Bonet, Ra’Jah O’Hara, (bottom row L-R) Serena ChaCha, Yara Sofia, and Silky Nutmeg Ganache | Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images Empire State Realty Trust, Inc.

Baga Chipz

Baga Chipz made her grand debut on Season 1 of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, and she’s back for UK vs. The World for a shot at the crown. Since appearing on Drag Race UK, Baga has performed all around the UK and beyond, appearing on various British TV series.

Blu Hydrangea

A Northern Ireland queen with a heart of gold, Blu Hydrangea showed that she was a young talent with a successful career ahead of them on Season 1 of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK. Now, Blu Hydrangea is back to show just how much she’s blossomed since then.

Mo Heart

Known to fans as Monique Heart, Mo Heart was introduced to audiences on Season 10 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, and she got her ru-demption on Season 4 of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars, where the “brown cow stunning” queen impressed the judges all the way until the final four.

Lemon

Pucker up, motherf*****s! Canadian queen Lemon is back to compete on UK vs. The World, and she assured fans that she’s just as bitter as ever. On Season 1 of Canada’s Drag Race, Lemon stood out as a queen with much more than meets the eye. Now that fans know just how fierce she is, she’s ready to dominate. Her verse on CDR winner Priyanka’s song “Come Through” remains one of Drag Race fans’ greatest moments of 2021.

Jimbo

In addition to Lemon, Season 1 of Canada’s Drag Race saw the explosion of Jimbo, a proud drag clown with more tricks up his sleeve than many realized. Since then, Jimbo has performed all over North America and Europe, and will be bringing her larger-than-life breastplates to the UK for UK vs. The World.

"Drag Race Thailand" co-host Pangina Heals wearing a white blazer
“Drag Race Thailand” co-host Pangina Heals | Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images

Pangina Heals

Pangina Heals is making Drag Race herstory with her entry into the UK vs. The World competition. As the co-host of Drag Race Thailand, Pangina will be the first and only queen in the Drag Race universe to compete on an All Stars-type series without ever having competed before.

On Drag Race Thailand, Pangina is loved and respected for her showstopping looks and honest personality. In her “Meet the Queens” video for UK vs. The World, she declared she would be the dark horse of the competition, and given her history of surprising people, it’s likely that she will be.

Jujubee

A beloved queen of the Drag Race universe, Jujubee will be returning for a record fourth time to compete on Drag Race when she enters the werkroom on UK vs. The World. In late 2021, Jujubee competed on the Paramount+ singing competition series Queen of the Universe, and will likely show off her singing skills on UK vs. The World.

Janey Jacké

Janey Jacké was the runner-up on Season 1 of Drag Race Holland. In the time since she competed, Janey has performed around Europe and will be introducing herself to her US fans at RuPaul’s DragCon in Los Angeles in May 2022.

Cheryl Hole

Cheryl Hole was the proud dancing queen of Season 1 of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, proving herself in a Lip Sync For Your Life in front of singer Cheryl Cole herself. Despite never winning a challenge, Cheryl made it all the way to the final four, and is back to show just how much she’s grown since then on UK vs. The World.

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