Pageantry and drag go hand in hand. They both seek to achieve an over-the-top form of beauty, almost as an homage. Big dresses, big lashes, and bigger-than-big wigs are all part of the pageant aesthetic. This list covers competitors in regional, national, and even international pageants, as well as famous queens from RuPaul’s Drag Race.
What separates the good pageant female impersonators from the best of the best pageant queens? Is it the talent portion? Their personality? Their number of social media followers? These queens have it all, whether they’re rocking formal attire, swimwear, or glam runway looks.
Vote up your personal picks for the greatest pageant drag queens of all time!