Drag Queen Roxxxy Andrews - Top 5 Facts
Find out all the interesting facts you need to know about the reality TV star and drag performer Roxxxy Andrews.
Michael Feliciano, who is best known by his stage name Roxxxy Andrews is an American drag performer. He came into international fame for his part on the fifth season of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' and the second season of 'RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars.'
Not many people know about the professional and personal life of Roxxxy Andrews, so we compiled some interesting facts you need to know about him in the sections below.
Roxxxy Andrews' Early Life
Roxxxy Andrews grew up in North Miami Beach, Florida. He is of Puerto Rican and Cuban-American descent.
Roxxxy Andrews grew up in North Miami Beach, Florida.
His mother abandoned Roxxxy Andrews and his sister at a bus stop as a child. He was raised by his grandmother, Sonja, who appeared on a special episode of 'Drag Race All Stars 2' for a makeover challenge.
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Roxxxy Andrews' Early Career
Roxxxy Andrews started his drag career in Orlando at Parliament and Pulse nightclubs. He is a member of the Haus of Andrews, founded by 1986 Miss Continental winner Tandi Andrews (1964–1995).
Roxxxy Andrews started his drag career in Orlando at Parliament and Pulse nightclubs.
Source: RuPaul's Drag Race Wiki
The Mexican international and national beauty pageant title winner, drag performer, actress, entrepreneur, and activist Erica Andrews (1969–2013) was Roxxxy's drag mother. Roxxxy later began competing in the drag pageantry system and went on to win Miss Continental Plus in 2010.
One of the Deadliest Mass Shooting Occurred at Roxxxy Andrews's Workplace: Pulse Nightclub in 2016
Roxxxy Andrews used to do drag at Pulse, the gay nightclub. One of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history occurred on June 12, 2016.
Roxxxy Andrews used to do drag at Pulse, where a deadly mass shooting occurred.
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After the incident, Roxxxy Andrews got a new tattoo in honor of the 49 lives lost and 53 wounded in the attack. 'For 10 years this stage was my home,' he wrote on his Instagram. 'This club we helped build to what it was. We were family, we were a community. I started drag here! The memories will live on for ever.' The tattoo is of Pulse's logo with a red heartbeat line drawn through the middle.
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Roxxxy Andrews Reality TV Appearances
Roxxxy Andrews began competing on the fifth season of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' in 2013. In the same year, he also lost 70 pounds of weight. He won the first main challenge of the season in 'RuPaullywood or Bust' and the makeover challenge in 'Super Troopers.'
Roxxxy Andrews began competing on the fifth season of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' in 2013.
Then Roxxxy Andrews lip-synced against Alyssa Edwards to Willow Smith's 'Whip My Hair' in the episode 'RuPaul Roast.' He ended up as a runner-up along with Alaska Thunderfuck 5000 in May 2013, during the reunion when Jinkx Monsoon was crowned 'America's Next Drag Superstar.'
Roxxxy Andrews Returned to 'RuPaul's Drag Race' in 2016
Roxxxy Andrews returned to 'RuPaul's Drag Race' for the second season of All Stars in June 2016. In the first episode, he became the first contestant in the show's history to win the first challenge on both seasons they appeared in.
Roxxxy Andrews returned to 'RuPaul's Drag Race' for the second season of All Stars in June 2016.
Andrew also became the first contestant in the show's history to survive to be in the bottom five times, making it to the season's finale, and ultimately placing fourth. In 2020, he returned to the fifth season of 'RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars' as a Lip-Sync Assassin.
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