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Meet the cast of 'Canada's Drag Race vs the World' season 2

The cast of Canada's Drag Race vs the World
Courtesy of World of Wonder

Fan faves from around the world are about to go head to head for the title of 'Queen of the Motherpucking World'.

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There's a rumble coming to the Great White North and we can't wait to be ringside.

Today World of Wonder announced the queens who will be competing this summer for the title of 'Queen of the Motherpucking World' and this cast is so gaggy!

Nine queens from around the globe including Canada, The United States, The UK, and France have assembled in Canada to fight for the crown once again. Back at the judging table are Brooke Lynn Hytes, Brad Goreski, and Traci Melchor and joining them as a multi-episode, guest judge is activist, filmmaker, and fan-fave Sarain Fox. As for who the other extra special guest judges will be this season? We'll just have to wait and see.

Canada's Drag Race vs the World season 2 premieres Friday July 19 — the same day that the whole cast will be attending DragCon LA (tickets on sale now!) And yes, we will be seated for it all. In the meantime let's get into these queens!

Tynomi Banks - CANADA’S DRAG RACE (Season 1)

(Age: 42, Canada)

Pronouns: she/her (in drag)

Pronouns: he/him (out of drag)

Instagram: @tynomibanks

Tik Tok: @tynomibanks

X: @tynomibanks

  • Tynomi Banks is a Canadian legend in the drag scene, and recently headlined the first-ever drag show at the Canadian National Exhibition, and hosted the Just for Laughs’ Queerly Canadian showcase.
  • Tynomi tours with Grammy-Award winner Nelly Furtado as a backup dancer, most recently on the 2024 Juno Awards broadcast. She has also supported LIGHTS on her Pep Tour.

“I am an example of how opportunities always present themselves. And my opportunities have kept me constantly winning.”

Miss Fiercalicious - CANADA’S DRAG RACE (Season 3)

(Age: 27,Canada)

Pronouns: she/her (in drag)

Pronouns: he/him (out of drag)

Instagram: @missfiercalicious

Tik Tok: @missfiercalicious

X: @fiercalicious

  • Miss Fiercalicious started drag in 2016 in London, Ont. while she was a student at the University of Western Ontario, where she specialized in Biology and minored in French.
  • Her television and film credits include THE TRAITORS CANADA, JUMP, DARLING, and SORT OF.

“There has never been a queen like me on CANADA’S DRAG RACE: CANADA VS THE WORLD. I’m not like other girls. I’m worse.”


Lemon - CANADA’S DRAG RACE (Season 1) and RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE UK VS THE WORLD (Season 1)

(Age: 28, Canada)

Pronouns: she/her (in drag)

Pronouns: he/him (out of drag)

Instagram: @lemongivesyoulife

Tik Tok: @lemongivesyoulife

X: @thatbitchlemon

  • Lemon was inspired by the citrus fruit of the same name, due to her self-proclaimed “sour as hell” attitude.
  • She is a professional contemporary dancer, and previously performed with the Canadian National Tap team.

“I am always literally stoned, from my head to my feet.”

Le Fil - RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE: UK (Season 4)

(Age: Timeless!,United Kingdom)

Pronouns: he/him/they (in and out of drag)

Instagram: @iamlefil

Tik Tok: @iamlefil

X: @iamlefil

  • Le Fil is a British-Chinese multidisciplinary pop star, artist, and performer, known for their androgynous style
  • Le Fil started training in musical theatre but found it too prescriptive. He enrolled in art school to find his own voice, wanting to create new avenues to express themselves. There, he started to explore the fusion of music, fashion, performance art and sculpture – which ultimately led to drag.

“My drag is about the amplification of the authentic self, rather than just the emulation of females. Drag is my material to express my androgyny, create gender-bending pop art and entertain the world.”

La Kahena - DRAG RACE FRANCE (Season 1)

(Age: 31, France)

Pronouns: she/her (in drag)

Pronouns: he/him (out of drag)

Instagram: @kahena.drag

Tik Tok: @kahena.drag

X: @kahena.drag

  • La Kahena was born in Tunisia and moved to France at the age of 19 and is the first competitor in the Drag Race franchise of Tunisian origin.
  • She takes inspiration from Kahina, her namesake, who was a fierce warrior queen who led Berber resistance in the 7th Century. She also studied geopolitics at La Sorbonne in Paris.

“Always play with fire.”

Kennedy Davenport - RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE (Season 7) and RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE ALL STARS (Season 3)

(Age: 43, United States)

Pronouns: she/her (in drag)

Pronouns: he/him (out of drag)

Instagram: @kennedyddoftx

X: @kennedyddoftx

Facebook: @kennedydavenport

  • Kennedy has been in the entertainment business for more than 30 years and is celebrating 28 years in the artform of female impersonation. She is known for her incredible dance skills and amazing lip sync performances.
  • She is a former singer, dancer, and choreographer, and has performed in more than 30 pageants. She is a legend in the mainstream ballroom scene and a faithful member of the Iconic House of Ebony.

“Always remember before you decide to compete in any competition, or anything in life…you are a winner first and foremost…you don’t always need the validation of the crown. The winner is in You. Once you receive that, the doors will be opened to you.”

Eureka! - RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE (Season 9), RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE (Season 10), and RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE ALL STARS (Season 6)

(Age: 33, United States)

Pronouns: she/her/they/them (in and out of drag)

Instagram: @eurekaohara

Tik Tok: @eurekaohara

X: @eurekaohara

  • Eureka! considers herself the plus-size drag supermodel of the World, and wants to give people the confidence to go out and live their dreams.
  • She appeared on HBO’s award-winning series WE’RE HERE, where she travelled across the U.S., and recruited small-town residents to participate in one-night-only drag shows, to promote respect and acceptance of the LGBTQI+ community.


“No matter your size, your shape or anything in between, you can be happy with body positivity. #beyourselftofreeyourself”

Cheryl - RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE UK (Season 1) and RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE UK VS THE WORLD (Season 1)

(Age: 30, United Kingdom)

Pronouns: she/her (in drag)

Pronouns: he/him (out of drag)

Instagram: @cheryldragqueen

Tik Tok: @cheryldragqueen

X: @cheryldragqueen

  • Cheryl placed in the Top 4 on the inaugural season of RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE UK in 2019, and has many famous fans, including Grammy-award winner Adele.
  • Cheryl has hosted two podcasts, Girl Group Gossip, where she discusses iconic girl groups of past and present, and Killers, Cults, and Queens which tracks the craziest true crime cases, and spooky paranormal stories from around the world.

“I’m best known for being the queen of mediocrity but that is in the past. I’m fully in my Renaissance era and the new Cheryl-era is loading… get yourselves ready, divas!”


Alexis Mateo - RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE (Season 3), RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE ALL STARS (Season 1), and RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE ALL STARS (Season 5)

Age: 44, United States)

Pronouns: she/her (in drag)

Pronouns: he/him (out of drag)

Instagram: @Miss_Alexis_Mateo

TikTok: @miss_alexis_mateo

X: @alexismateo79

  • Alexis Mateo began her drag career in Orlando and Tampa, Florida, and has worked as a dancer and performer at Walt Disney World.
  • She is an activist who spreads awareness on surviving toxic relationships and the aftereffects.

“The world already knows I’m a queen, now I just want my crown. Puerto Rican blood - it’s powerful!”

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Rachel Shatto, Editor in Chief of PRIDE.com, is an SF Bay Area-based writer, podcaster, and former editor of Curve magazine, where she honed her passion for writing about social justice and sex (and their frequent intersection). Her work has appeared on Dread Central, Elite Daily, Tecca, and Joystiq, and she podcasts regularly about horror on the Zombie Grrlz Horror Podcast Network. She can’t live without cats, vintage style, video games, drag queens, or the Oxford comma.

Rachel Shatto, Editor in Chief of PRIDE.com, is an SF Bay Area-based writer, podcaster, and former editor of Curve magazine, where she honed her passion for writing about social justice and sex (and their frequent intersection). Her work has appeared on Dread Central, Elite Daily, Tecca, and Joystiq, and she podcasts regularly about horror on the Zombie Grrlz Horror Podcast Network. She can’t live without cats, vintage style, video games, drag queens, or the Oxford comma.