RuPaul net worth and salary: RuPaul is an American actor, drag queen, model, author, and recording artist who has a net worth of $60 million dollars. RuPaul Andre Charles was born in San Diego, California in November 1960. In the 1980s RuPaul struggled as a musician and filmmaker. His first break was in 1989 when he was cast as an extra, dancing in the music video "Love Shack" by the B-52s. RuPaul recorded dance albums in 1993 that included a hit "Supermodel (You Better Work)". The song made a splash on MTV and his next two singles went to #1 on the Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play charts. RuPaul became the first drag queen supermodel, signing a deal with MAC Cosmetics. He got his own talk show on VH1 called the RuPaul Show. His reality show RuPaul's Drag Race premiered in 2009. The show has won him dozens of awards including six Primetime Emmy awards.
RuPaul has said that "You can call me he. You can call me she…" and has shown indifference for gender pronouns used. He has released 12 albums, with his latest, Christmas Party, being released in 2018. RuPaul has had the singles "Back to My Roots" and "A Shade Shady (Now Prance)" reach #1 on the US Dance chart. He has appeared in many television shows including Sister, Sister, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, and Walker, Texas Ranger. He has also been in movies The Brady Bunch Movie, EDtv, and The Truth About Jane. For his on screen appearances RuPaul sometimes appears as a man, and sometimes appears in drag. His reality TV series RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars debuted in 2012 and is still going strong today. He became a judge on the TV series Skin Wars in 2014. RuPaul won Primetime Emmy Awards in 2016 and 2017 for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program. He has authored the books Lettin' It All Hang Out: An Autobiography in 1995 and Workin' It! RuPaul's Guide to Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Style in 2010.
In 2017 RuPaul married his long term partner Georges LeBar. The couple also owns a 70-acre ranch in Wyoming.
RuPaul Real Estate: In October 2019, RuPaul spent $13.7 million to buy a 10,300 square-foot extravagant mansion in Beverly Hills. They bought their previous home in 2011 for $2.5 million. They listed the former home in 2018 for $5 million, ultimately not finding a buyer. For more than 25 years he has owned an apartment in New York City that he purchased for $350,000. In 2007 he spent $600,000 on a condo in West Hollywood, California.