¡Hola, Hola, Hola! The cast for the much anticipated Mexican version of Drag Race has finally been ru-vealed. Hosted by drag superstars and former Drag Race contestants Lolita Banana (Drag Race France) and Valentina (Season 9 and All Stars 4), the Mexican series is the first Latin American version of the reality competition.
On Drag Race México, eleven contestants will seek to take home the crown, becoming Mexico’s next drag superstar and winning a grand cash prize. This will be the second series of the franchise in Spanish following Drag Race España which is currently airing its third season.
The first season of Drag Race México premiers June 22nd on WOW Presents Plus in the UK, and globally. In Mexico, Latin American countries and the US is set to air on Paramount Plus, and MTV.
The 11 drag queens competing in the first season of Drag Race México are Argennis, Cristian Peralta, Gala Varo, Lady Kero, Margaret y Ya, Matraka, Miss Vallarta, Pixie Pixie, Regina Voce, Serena Morena, and Vermelha Noir. Meet them below:
ARGENNIS, CIUDAD JUÁREZ
Best known as the Chameleonic Queen and named the best Drag Queen of Ciudad Juarez, Argennis has a career spanning 10 years and has been loved and cheered on by her fellow hometown citizens.
CRISTIAN PERALTA, GUADALAJARA
From Jalisco, to the world. Originally from San Pedro, Tlaquepaque, Cristian Peralta has 15 years of experience in the entertainment world, with three years in the world of drag showcasing her talent as a comedian, dancer, makeup artist and impersonator, touring the country.
GALA VARO, GUADALAJARA
The dangerous lady, queen of air, fire and heart. Originally from Morelia, Michoacán, Gala Varo has more than 15 years of experience as a performer in Mexico and five years since she first made her appearance in the drag world.
LADY KERO, OAXACA
Lady Kero has a vibrant spirit and a soul of steel. Born and raised in Oaxaca, Kero claims that the history, culture, and traditions of her hometown inspired her to create her drag character. She has “mezcal in her blood, pithaya lips and a heart of cheese” – a true delicacy for Mexico and the world.
MARGARET Y YA, MEXICO CITY
The sweet and sour Gemini queen of Mexico City. A popstar on stage and a beast on social media, Margaret Y Ya is ready to capture the audience’s hearts.
Matraka is a visual artist, dancer and actress. Her art is inspired by Latin American folklore and evokes strong feelings of nostalgia.
MISS VALLARTA, GUADALAJARA
Originally from the Mexican coastal town of Puerto Vallarta, this Mexican rose proudly wears the colour of Mexico on her skin.
PIXIE PIXIE, MEXICO CITY
The queen of black and white, with over 10 years of experience in the drag scene, Pixie Pixie is influenced by goth culture, conceptual fashion and Mexican surrealism.
REGINA VOCE, MEXICO CITY
Mexican actress, singer, dancer, vocal coach and makeup artist with more than 30 years in the entertainment business; she is also known for her roles in productions such as Cirque Du Soleil, Rock of Ages, Les Miserables and Queen of the Universe, among others.
SERENA MORENA, AGUASCALIENTES
Serena Morena is a drag icon in the Bajío region of Mexico. Subtle yet shocking, this queen has seven years of experience on stage and was crowned the winner of “The Best” competition, earning her the title as the best performer in her native city.
VERMELHA NOIR, QUERÉTARO
Vermelha is here to prove that drag art also thrives beyond nightlife. She declares herself to be in love with Mexican culture and art. Vermelha Noir has over four years of experience in artistic makeup, performance and character design and has been part of both national and international drag projects.