Jimbo (Real name: James Insell) is a Canadian drag queen, designer, and reality TV star from Victoria, British Columbia. He is widely known for competing in Canada’s Drag Race (season 1), RuPaul’s Drag Race: UK vs the World (season 1), and RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars (season 8). Jimbo currently works as a costume and production designer for various theatre and television projects. He also has a comedy and variety series called House of Jimbo that he hopes to launch in the future.
Jimbo Age | Birthday
Born on November 10, 1982, Jimbo is 40 years old (age as of 2023). He celebrates his birthday on the 10th of November each year.
The talented designer and also drag performer was born in London, Ontario, Canada to his parents; Mary Insell (mother) and Mr. Insell (father). He has a brother named Jeff Insell who is also interested in creative pursuits. Jimbo’s father wanted him to pursue a career-oriented education, so he studied biology at the University of Western Ontario.
The drag queen, Jimbo stands has a height measurement of 5 feet and 8 inches (approximately).
The drag performer is currently dating his partner Bradley Taylor. He was in a previous relationship with one of his partners who called him “Jimbo”, so the name eventually stuck.
He went to Lincoln High School. He then attended the University of Western Ontario in 2004 where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. However, he opted not to pursue employment in the field and instead moved to Victoria, British Columbia, where he began working as a designer.
Jimbo works as a designer. He currently works as a costume and production designer for various theatre and television projects, such as James and the Giant Peach, The Rocky Horror Show, Pup Academy and several Hallmark Channel films. He also appeared in music videos for artists like Adrian Chalifour and bbno$. Jimbo is also a drag performer who has competed in several seasons of RuPaul’s Drag Race franchise, winning several challenges and becoming a fan favourite.
Jimbo RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars
He is a contestant of season 8 of “RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars” on Paramountplus. He is a designer, singer, and reality TV star from British Colombia, Canada. Jimbo uses pronouns she/her in drag, and he/him pronouns out of drag. “RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars” Season 8 premiered on May 12, 2023, on Paramount+.
RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars Season 8 Cast
The other contestants of season 8 of “RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars” include:
- Jaymes Mansfield
- Kandy Muse
- LaLa Ri
- Alexis Michelle
- Jessica Wild
- Kahanna Montrese
- Heidi N Closet
Jimbo Net worth
Jimbo has an estimated net worth of $500K-$1 million. He is a designer, drag performer, and reality TV star. He has appeared on Canada’s Drag Race, RuPaul’s Drag Race: UK vs the World (season 1), and RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars (season 8). The Canadian is a costume and production designer and has designed for tv projects, such as James and the Giant Peach.
The drag queen is active on Instagram. His Instagram handle is @jimbothedragclown with 460K followers as of June 2023.