LaLa Ri Biography
LaLa Ri (Real name: LaRico Demetrius Potts) is a drag performer and reality TV star from Atlanta, Georgia. She is widely known for competing on season 13 of RuPaul’s Drag Race and season 8 of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars. Ri currently works as a professional drag queen and entertainer. She also has a music career and has released songs like “Bad Bitch Tip” and “Eat the Runway”. Ri currently lives in Los Angeles, California.
LaLa Ri Age | Birthday
Born on August 28, 1990, Ri is 32 years old (age as of 2023). She celebrates her birthday on the 28th of August each year.
LaLa Ri Real Name
Ri was born LaRico Demetrius Potts (real name). He chose his drag name as a play on her real first name.
LaLa Ri Height
Ri stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 6 inches (approximately).
LaLa Ri Partner
LaLa Ri is currently single. He has not revealed any details about her dating life or past relationships. He focuses on his drag career and hopes to find love someday.
LaLa Ri Education
Ri went to South Atlanta High School. He then attended Georgia State University where he studied business administration. He graduated in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree.
LaLa Ri Job
Ri is a drag performer/drag queen and singer. He started doing drag in 2017 after being inspired by watching RuPaul’s Drag Race. Ri describes herself as a “sexy, classy, and sassy” queen who can do comedy, glamour, and rap. She has competed in RuPaul’s Drag Race.
Ri released his debut single “Bad Bitch Tip” in February 2021. He also collaborated with KLP on the song “Eat the Runway” in March 2021. Moreover, he appeared on Honey Davenport’s EP Love Is God.
LaLa Ri RuPaul’s Drag Race
Ri was a cast member of season 13 of RuPaul’s Drag Race in 2020. 13 contestants. She made her entrance with the quote “Oh, whatcha say, whatcha say. LaLa Ri is here to slay!” She won one mini-challenge and delivered two memorable lip-syncs against Denali and Elliott with 2 Ts. She revealed that she has had a mother-daughter relationship with Tamisha Iman, who she has known from back in Atlanta. Ri was eliminated in episode 7 after failing to impress the judges with her bag-themed runway look and her performance in the disco documentary challenge.
Besides, she placed 10th overall in season 13 of RuPaul’s Drag Race and was voted Miss Congeniality by her fellow drag queens. Ri also received the Golden Boot Award for having the worst runway look of the season.
LaLa Ri RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars
Ri is a contestant of season 8 of “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars” on Paramount+. She is a drag performer and singer from Atlanta, Georgia. She was one of the ten returning queens who were given another chance to win the crown and enter the Drag Race Hall of Fame.
“RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars” premiered on May 12, 2023, on ParamountPlus. 12 queens from previous seasons of RuPaul’s Drag Race return to take the crown. The winner takes home a prize of $50,000.
RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars Season 8
The iother cast members of season 8 of RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars include:
- Jaymes Mansfield
- Alexis Michelle
- Jessica Wild
- Kahanna Montrese
- Kandy Muse
- Heidi N Closet
LaLa Ri Net worth
Ri has an estimated net worth of $200K-$500K. He is a drag performer and a singer. He appeared on RuPaul’s Drag Race season 13 and RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Star season 8. Moreover, Ri released his debut single “Bad Bitch Tip” in February 2021 and in March 2021, he collaborated with KLP on the song “Eat the Runway.”
Lala is active on Instagram. Her Instagram handle is @misslalari with 176K followers as of June 2023.