Jujubee Biography and Real Name
Jujubee is the stage name for Airline Inthyrath (real name) who is a drag queen, singer, make-up artist, and actress from Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. She is best known for her appearance as a contestant on RuPaul’s Drag Race season 2 and RuPaul’s Drag Race: UK vs. The World. The drag queen was also a contestant on RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars season 1 and 5.
Jujubee Age | Birthday
The drag queen is 37 years old as of 2021. She was born on June 21, 1994, in Boston, Massachusetts, the United States. Jujubee celebrates her birthday on the 21st of June Each year.
The drag queen whose real name is Airline Inthyrath was born to a Laotian Buddist family in Fresco, California, and was raised in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. His father passed away when he was 15 years old. Moreover, her mother abandoned her and her siblings the same year her father passed away.
When it comes to her drag family, Jujubee’s drag mother is Karisma Geneva-Jackson Tae, a drag performer from Boston.
The drag queen is Asian by ethnicity.
Jujubee Name Origin
She revealed that her drag mother Karisma Geneva “proclaimed that Jujubee will be her name when she did an amateur competition and won. It turned out to be the fruit jujube. She didn’t like the name but kept it because of its significance to Karisma”.
The drag race contestant stands above the average height of 5 feet and 4 inches.
Drag queen Jujubee has not publicly disclosed whether she is married and has a husband. She was however engaged to her longtime boyfriend named Chris in 2013. Her and Chris were in a 12 year relationship when they got engaged. Later, the two broke off their engagement and it is unclear if the drag queen has gotten into another relationship or not.
The RuPaul’s Drag Race contestant went to Lowell High School in Lowell, Massachusetts. She graduated and earned a bachelor of arts degree in theatre arts from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Jujubee Drag Race Career
The drag queen appeared on her first television show on RuPaul’s Drag Race season 2 when she was 25 years back in 2010. She finished 3rd in the season. In 2012, she returned to the franchise for RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars season 1. Moreover, in 2020, she was among the contestant of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars season 5 where she finished as the runner-up.
Jujubee has been a professor on all three seasons of RuPaul’s Drag U, and has appeared a total of ten times, tying with season two contestant Raven. Her first win was in Episode 8 of Season 1 with a makeover of actress Charlene Tilton, who played Lucy Ewing on the TV series Dallas.
Additionally, in 2021, the drag queen competed in the Queen Of The Universe drag show and finished in 10th-14th place. She will be competing in RuPaul’s Drag Race UK: vs The Word which is set to premiere on February 1, 2022, on WOW.
Jujubee RuPaul’s Drag Race UK vs. The World
Jujubee is one of the contestants of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK vs The World which is set to premiere on February 1st, 2022, on BBC Three. Nine queens from across the global Drag Race franchise will be competing for the crown in this television series.
RuPaul’s Drag Race UK vs. The World Contestants
The other contestants of the show include:
- Mo Heart
- Cheryl Hole
- Baga Chipz
- Janey Jacké
- Pangina Heals
- Blu Hydrangea
Jujubee Music Career | Songs
The drag queen is also a recording artist and she has released a number of singles and albums. Some of her notable singles include: Don’t Wanna Love, Tonite or Forever, and Together Alone. She released an album titled Good Juju: Vol 1 and also Good Juju: Vol 2.
Jujubee Net worth
Jujubee’s estimated net worth is around $1 million – $5 million. She has accumulated her fortune through her career as a drag performer and recording artist.
The drag queen is active on Instagram and her handle is @jujubeeonline. She has 1.1 million followers as of January 2022.