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Facts of Rupaul

Full NameRuPaul Andre Charles
First NameRuPaul
Middle NameAndre
Last NameCharles
Other NameRuPaul
ProfessionDrag Queen
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityMixed
Birth CitySan Diego, California
Birth CountryAmerica
Father NameIrving Charles
Mother NameErnestine Charles
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationGay
HoroscopeScorpio
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseGeorges LeBar
Networth16000000
AwardsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Competition Program,Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Reality Show Host
SibilingsRozy Charles, Renetta Charles, Renae Charles
FilmographyTo Wong Foo,Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar
EducationNorth Atlanta High School
Height193 cm
Networth$16 M
Twitter Profile
Insta Profile
Date of BirthNovember 17,1960
Age59 years
Married Date2017
Networth
Year2019
Amount$16 million
Currencyusd

How Many Is The Net Worth Of Musician RuPaul?

The four times Primetime Emmy Award winner RuPaul is popular for his RuPaul’s Drag Race, RuPaul Andre Charles. He has even made it to the Hollywood Walk of Fame through his highly successful career in acting, modeling, singing, as well as writing. 

As of 2019, he is estimated to have a net worth $16 million. We have more details of his Income Sources, Endorsements, Assets, Expenses, Lifestyle, House, Car, Personal Life, Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Married, here. 

Net Worth of $16 Million: Salary, Income Sources  

RuPaul is estimated to have the net worth of around $16 million according to various verified online sources. He mainly earns his net worth from his professional career as an American actor, drag queen, model, author, singer, and TV personality.

His net worth can be compared to Luis Fonsi and David Gandy

Musical Career 

RaPual started his career in Atlanta, Georgia. As a matter of fact, he originally wanted to be an eminent musician and filmmaker. He starred in the RuPaul Is Starbooty! In 1987.

The average salary of a musician is estimated to be around $40,000 while having actual payroll between $16 thousand and $101 thousand. 

Similarly, the personality makes an average income of $72 thousand pocketing annual salary around $25 thousand to $132, thousand.

He was the lead singer of the rock band Wee Wee Pole at the time. RuPaul got his first big break after he appeared in B-52s 1989 video Love Shack. After the breakthrough, he released 14 solo albums.

RuPaul’s duet with Sir Elton John reached to the number 7 on the UK charts. In addition to that, he has released other 32 singles and 11 studio and some party charts.

Modeling Career

He rose to fame in modeling after he became The Queen of Manhattan in 1989. The win helped RaPaul earned a role in the movie Crooklyn. 

Till date, he has appeared in more than 50 films and TV series including RuPaul’s Drag Race, But I’m a Cheerleader, To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything and Edtv.

The average salary of an actor is around $50 thousand having par range in between $19,000 to $206,000. Moreover, as a model, he makes the sum of $41 thousand per. As a matter of fact, the average payroll typically ranges in between $22,000 and $175,000.

He featured in New York Times Magazine of January 2018. The same year he also posed as the Queen of Hearts in March 2018 on Pirelli Calander.

In upcoming years, a TV series based on the life of the drag queen RuPaul is on the way.

RuPaul’s Show And Radio Career

First, RuPaul's’ show had two seasons on VH-1. But, then there came the RuPaul’s Drag Race in 2009. The grand prize of that competition was $100,000 and the grand prize was taken by one lucky queen.

He further ran the franchise of the show which earned him a huge sum of money. The TV personality continued the franchise of the show RuPaul's Drag Race, RuPaul's Drag U, RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars, RuPaul's Drag Race: the UK and many more.

An average salary of a TV personality in America is estimated to be around $63 thousand per annum. The actual salary ranges from $24,000 to $203,000 with a bonus of around $1000.

RuPaul also thrived in the radio industry. In 2014, the podcast RuPaul: What’s The Tee? With Michelle Visage was started. While he is working as the radio host, he has an estimated salary of around $55 thousand which could reach high up to $132,000 and go low end to $28,000.

RuPaul’s As an Author And Audiobook Reader

RuPaul also had a keen interest in writing. He wrote three books including GuRu, Workin It!: RuPaul’s Guide to Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of style. His book sells in between $14.55 to $11.60 for its hardcover edition.

Among the verified sites, a site cited that an author makes a sum of $48,000 as an annual salary while enjoying the payment ranging from $30 thousand to $83 thousand. With that, he even makes a bonus of $1,973 bonus and a $1000 profit.

He also voiced an audiobook A Day in the Life of Marion Bundo in 2018.

RuPaul Instagram & YouTube Earnings And Endorsements Income

Apart from his successful professional career, he earns well from his social media accounts; Instagram and YouTube. His estimated earnings per post are estimated to be around $5,895 to $9,825. As of 9 April, he has around 2.9 million followers and shared 1,453 posts.

Likewise, his estimated monthly earnings from YouTube is in between $153 and $2.5k. Moreover, YouTube’s estimated yearly  income is $1.8k to $29.4k.

Besides that, he also makes money from endorsement deals, promotional ads, and lucrative agreements. Till date, he has endorsed several popular brands and companies. 

He has even endorsed the Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton in 2016 US Presidential election.

RuPaul’s Assets, Expenses, Lifestyle, House, Car

With all the money he has earned, he is living a lavish lifestyle. He is currently residing in New York City, New York. 

His Los Angeles, California house featuring Swimming Pool, Jacuzzi, Home Office, Sports Room, Bar, Parking Lot, Library is worth millions of thousands of dollars. 

RuPaul’s Assets, Expenses, Lifestyle, House, Car
RuPaul’s Assets, Expenses, Lifestyle, House, Car

Talking about his car collections, he is quite fond of cars. He owns various luxury and expensive cars including Mercedes and 76 Cadillac Seville. Mercedes is worth in between $80,000 to $3 million while 76 Cadillac Seville costs in between $56,500 and $90,000.

Although he freely shares all the information about him on social media and online portals, he has not shared any information about his insurance and taxes.

RuPaul’s Personal Details, Age, Height, Weigh, Husband, Married, Gay, Relationship Status

RuPaul Andre Charles was born on 17 November 1960 in San Diego, California, the United States. He was born to his parents; father Irving Charles and mother Ernestine Charles belonging to white ethnicity and American Nationality.

Is RuPaul Gay?

Yes, he is openly gay and is in the marital relationship with his husband.

RuPaul is a gay and is in a same sex relationship
RuPaul with his boyfriend Georges LeBar

Regarding his personal life, he is a married man. RuPaul tied the knot to his Australian boyfriend Georges LeBar in January 2017. The couple has been together since 1994 and has never been caught in any controversies and conflicts.

Age And Height

As of 2019, RuPaul’s age is 58 with the well-maintained body at a height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) and weight of 78 kgs (171 pounds).

Updated On Tue Nov 26 2019 Published On Tue Apr 09 2019 By Binish Tamang

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