Cast Revealed for Charity-Focused “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars” Season 9

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 9 Cast Reveal
RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 9 (Image via Trailer)

The cast for the upcoming live-action reality competition series RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 9 has been revealed. For the first time in Drag Race All Stars IP herstory, the contestants will compete to donate the prize money to a charity of their choosing.

The announcement came from Paramount+ and World of Wonder. The ninth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars will include 8 contestants. The grand prize is a whopping $200,000, but as mentioned, all of that money will be donated to the charity of the winner’s choosing.

The grand prize is via The Palette Fund. It’s a private foundation focused on breaking down barriers and doing what’s possible to advance social change in under-resourced communities that face significant challenges.

RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars season 9 will debut come May 17, 2024, on Paramount+ with a two-episode season premiere. The show will be hosted by RuPaul. New episodes will air every Friday. The season is accompanied by RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars: Untucked to offer fans a behind-the-scenes look at the completion. 

The familiar cast and their charities include:

  • Angeria Paris VanMichaels (Season 14) – Finishing 3rd place in her season, Angeria’s playing for the National Bank Justice Collective.
  • Gottmik (Season 13) – Securing 3rd place in her season, Gottmik’s playing for Trans Lifeline. 
  • Jorgeous (Season 14) – Coming in at 7th place, Jorgeous will be playing for the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
  • Nina West (Season 11) – Placing 6th in her season, she’s playing for The Trevor Project.
  • Plastique Tiara (Season 11) – Coming in at 8th place, Plastique Tiara’s playing for The Asian American Foundation.
  • Roxxxy Andrews (Season 5, All Stars Season 2) – A Runner-up in her season and then securing 4th place during All Stars, Roxxxy’s playing for Miracle of Love. 
  • Shannel (Season 1, All Stars Season 1) – Placing 4th in her original season and then coming in at 3rd place during All Stars, Shannel’s going to play for the Anxiety and Depression Association of America.
  • Vanessa Vanjie (Season 10, Season 11) – Being the first to be eliminated in her original season and then securing 5th place during RuPaul’s Drag Race season 11, Miss Vanjie’s playing for ASPCA.

You can watch the cast reveal video here!

Of course, I plan on covering RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 9 on The Geekiary’s YouTube channel by doing my episodic reaction and review videos. I recently finished covering RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 16 on there.

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Author: Farid-ul-Haq

Farid has a Double Masters in Psychology and Biotechnology as well as an M.Phil in Molecular Genetics. He is the author of numerous books including Missing in Somerville, and The Game Master of Somerville. He gives us insight into comics, books, TV shows, anime/manga, video games, and movies.

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