Ru Paul Andre Charles (born November 17, 1960), known professionally by the mononym Ru Paul, is an American actor/host, drag queen, television personality, and singer/songwriter.
In the early 1990s, Ru Paul worked the Georgia club scene and was known by his full birth name.
Initially participating in gender bender-style performances, Ru Paul performed solo and in collaboration with other bands at several New York City nightclubs, most notably the Pyramid Club.
With Ru, he's been a gypsy and vagabond most of his adult life, impossible to grow roots and tag on a long term lover for the ride into the future. Most would be surprised to know how much of a complete homebody he is.
He also enjoys Wed eve Gay roller skating night at Burbank roller rink. As a gay man who just turned 50, we have seen over 30 years of the horrors of men in the dating pool, especially the viscious gay man dating pool.
With a personality as over-the-top as Ru Paul‘s, the last place you might expect him to be settling down is Wyoming, the least populous state in the nation. As you get older, you realize that sort of the form that relationships take on, ones you grew up with, you grow out of that. He is my partner for life, but if I need to have burnt toast with another gentleman other than Jimmy and Judge Judy, then so be it.” ‘s head-queen-in-charge seems to treasure time away in Wyoming with the partner.
(About as many people live there as on Staten Island.)“There’s a man… We split up, but we’ve never really quite split up.
Ru Paul will executive produce alongside Bad Robot’s Abrams and Ben Stephenson as well as World of Wonder’s Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, and Tom Campbell.
Ru Paul, a San Diego native who moved to Atlanta to study performing arts, settled in New York City where he became a popular fixture on the nightclub scene, a period in his life that has inspired the dramedy project.
Additionally, Ru Paul's Drag Race has produced nine seasons to date and has inspired several spin-off series, including Ru Paul's Drag U and Ru Paul's Drag Race: All Stars on LGBTQ network Logo TV.
He is also featured as a host on series such as Skin Wars, Good Work and Gay for Play Game Show Starring Ru Paul.
When you're 50 and tired of the bologna that dating in general has ever been, we look forward to a nice, quiet house, animals, TV, friends and screening our calls.