Ru Paul is known as the top drag queen in the industry of drag, the supermodel of the world, a fashion icon, singer, songwriter, actress, new shoe designer, and the host/creator of Ru Paul's Drag Race.
In the early 1990s, Ru Paul worked in the club scenes in Georgia and went by his full birth name.
The first of the four episodes is themed around Valentine’s Day and will be hosted by “Mean Girls” alum Daniel Franzese. The show hails from Brian Graden Media, with Brian Graden, Gaurav Misra and Lois Curren exec producing alongside Joe Del Hierro, Liesel Reinhart and Logo’s Chris Mc Carthy, Pamela Post and Dave Mace.
executive producer Gary Lennon, the drama is set in New York City during the Reagan era 1980s.
Other than participating in drag performances, Ru Paul performed solo and in collaboration with other bands at several New York nightclubs, such as the Pyramid Club.
Alongside his best friend/drag queen business partner, Lady Bunny, Ru appeared for many years at the annual Wigstock drag festival and appeared in the documentary Wigstock: The Movie.
The slew of news is a sign of upward momentum in 2016 for Logo, after the cabler’s highest-rated year in the net’s 10-year history.
Though it remains among the lower-rated networks overall, Logo is the only cable network in the 18-49 demo to post 10 consecutive quarters of year-over-year growth.
Ru Paul, born Ru Paul Charles, was born in San Diego, California on November 17, 1960.
Abrams’ Bad Robot has teamed with Ru Paul and reality production company World of Wonder (Ru Paul’s Drag Race) for a half-hour dramedy series project, a fictionalized version of Ru Paul’s rise from club kid to drag queen, gay icon, and global star.
Warner Bros TV, where Bad Robot is based, is the studio.
‘If I walked in here in drag, it would blow your mind because it’s huge, it really is. I’ll see pictures of myself and I’ll go, “Oh my God!
The Viacom-owned cable net also greenlit another new series, “Gay Skit Happens,” and renewed “Cocktails & Classic” for Season 3.