born: November 17th, 1960
RuPaul is an American actor, drag queen, model, author, and recording artist, who first became widely known in the 1990's when he appeared in a wide variety of television programs, films, and musical albums. Previously, he was a fixture on the Atlanta and New York City club scenes. Usually billed as RuPaul Charles, he has played both men and women characters in a number of roles. RuPaul is noted among drag queens for his indifference towards the gender-specific pronouns used to address him, with both "he" and "she" being deemed acceptable. RuPaul hosted a short-running talk show on VH1, and currently hosts the reality television show RuPaul's Drag Race. RuPaul is also known for his hit song "Supermodel (You Better Work)".