Who is Scarlet Envy? 'RPDR All Stars' queen got her name from Gone With The Wind's Scarlett O'Hara
Scarlet Envy may have had a short run in Season 11, but she's here to bag the crown the second time around!
For the queens featured on 'RuPaul's Drag Race', there is only one goal in sight -- to be crowned 'America's Next Drag Superstar'. With over-the-top challenges and runway looks, it's important to bring your a-game to the stage, otherwise, you could risk the chance of getting sent home. For Scarlet Envy, although she put up a great performance, her drag race journey didn't last too long the first time around. However, she found her way into fans' hearts, seeing that they couldn't get enough of the talented queen. Now, she's back for Round 2, seeing that she is a part of 'All Stars' Season 6.
Season 13 saw queens Symone, Rose, Kandy Muse and Gottmik make it to the top. Now, with 'All Stars' Season 6 here, it's time to see what the past queens have in store for fans!
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Who is Scarlet Envy?
Scarlet Envy is the drag persona of Jacob James, a reality television personality, singer, and performer. James grew up in Louisville, Kentucky and was raised by two mothers, seeing that James' birth mother, Sherri, is a pansexual woman married to a woman also named Sheri. James graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology with a degree in advertising design and also learned how to sew after college.
As a drag queen, Scarlet Envy got her name from 'Scarlett O'Hara, the protagonist of the 1940 movie, 'Gone With The Wind'. She started drag back when she was in college and entered a pageant, however, she realized that she lacked the typical skills required for drag pageantry. She decided to pursue a drag career nonetheless. Scarlet Envy's drag other is Pearl, who is also the Season 7 finalist. Envy was on Season 11 of 'Drag Race'. She made her debut on the show after having auditioned four times prior. She was eliminated after losing a lipsync to Ra'Jah O'Hara, her castmate who will also be returning for 'All Stars' Season 6.
The queen's net worth
As reported by Popular Bio, her net worth is estimated to be between $1-5 million. The drag queen makes most of her earnings as a performer and a TV Personality.
She also has a theatre background, seeing that she played the title role of Yma Sumac in the production of 'The Legend of Yma Sumac' at The Laurie Beechman Theatre in New York City. She was also featured on the season finale of 'Saturday Night Live', where she performed to Katy Perry's song 'Swish Swish', with other RuPaul's Drag Race contestants Yuhua Hamasaki, Vivacious, and Brita Filter.
'RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars' Season 6 premieres on Paramount+ on June 24, 2021.