Top 20 Rupaul’s Drag Race Contestants

Top 20 Rupaul’s Drag Race Contestants ranked by social media statistics. Each contestant is awarded up to 20 points in each social media category. Those scores were determined by social media Likes, Followers and Subscribers. Every contestant was ranked. Facebook: 20 points Twitter: 20 points Instagram: 20 points YouTube: 20 points Total: 80 points possible.

20. Alexis Mateo

Mateo won three main challenges.
Placed 3rd on the show.
Overall Points: 10

19. Yara Sofia

During the reunion special, which aired on May 2, 2011, Yara won the annual Miss Congeniality award.
Placed 4th on the show.
Overall Points: 11

18. Nina Flowers

Flowers finished in second place and won the Miss Congeniality award during the first season’s reunion special.
Overall Points: 12

17. Alyssa Edwards

Edwards won the ballet-themed main challenge in the episode “Black Swan: Why It Gotta Be Black?”
Placed 6th on the show.
Overall Points: 21
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16. Chad Michaels

Michaels produces and performs with the Dreamgirls Revue, the longest running female impersonation show in California.
Winner of Rupaul’s Drag Race All Stars.
Overall Points: 25

15. Latrice Royale

On the Season Four reunion show, she was voted “Miss Congeniality” by the viewing audience.
Placed 4th on the show.
Overall Points: 31

14. Courtney Act

Courtney Act was a semi-finalist on Australian Idol in 2003.
Runner-up of Season 6.
Overall Points: 36

13. Jinkx Monsoon

Monsoon won the main-challenges for the episodes “Snatch Game” and “Drama Queens.”
Winner of Season 5
Overall Points: 38

12. Alaska

Alaska won the fragrance commercial-themed main challenge in the episode “Scent of a Drag Queen” and the main challenge for “Sugar Ball.”
Runner-up of Season 5.
Overall Points: 39

11. Shangela Laquifa Wadley

Shangela appeared on two seasons of Rupaul’s Drag Race.
Placed 5th on the show.
Overall points: 40

10. Bianca Del Rio

Del Rio is the first contestant in the history of the show to make it through the entire competition without ever placing in the bottom of a challenge.
Del Rio is also the first Hispanic winner of Rupaul’s Drag Race.
Overall Points: 41

9. Detox

Detox has appeared in music videos with Ke$ha and Rihanna
Detox finished the season in 4th place.
Overall Points: 42

8. Raja

Raja is the first Asian American winner and the first non African American winner.
Overall Points: 51

7. Pandora Boxx

After his elimination, Entertainment Weekly called him their pick for “America’s Next Drag Superstar.” He was later voted the Miss Congeniality of his season.
Placed 5th on the show.
Overall Points: 52

6. Jujubee

Jujubee has more than 424,000 Facebook “Likes”, earning her all 20 points in that category.
Placed 3rd on the show.
Overall Points: 56

5. Adore Delano

Delano appeared on the seventh season of American Idol, making it to the semi-finals.
Runner-up season 6.
Overall Points: 57

4. Manila Luzon

Luzon is first and only Drag Race contestant who has been immortalized as a doll.
Runner-up season 3.
Overall Points: 61

3. Carmen Carrera

Carrera is the second contestant in the history of the show (after season three cast-mate, Shangela) to rejoin the cast after being eliminated.
Placed 5th on the show.
Overall Points: 61
Carrera has 134,000 more Facebook “Likes” than Manila.

2. Sharon Needles

Needles was an instant stand-out for her “ghoulish” fashion sense and unconventional make-up choices. Sharon Needles is white.
Winner season 4.
Overall Points: 68

1. Willam

“Boy is a Bottom” debuted at number six on Billboard’s Comedy Digital Songs, selling 3,000 downloads in its first week
Overall Points: 69

Raven - Honorable Mention

Raven does not utilize some social media platforms but is still a favorite among fans. She has over 141,000 Facebook “Likes”.

Numbers as of 06/24/2014

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