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Meet RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 10 Contestants

Which queen will snatch the crown this season?

Brooklyn Riepma

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Last week, RuPaul’s Drag Race announced on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter that the reality show’s tenth season will air Thursday, March 22 on VH1. RuPaul’s promo photo for the newest season looks quite fierce.

🔥10 seasons later, and Mama RuPaul is fiercer than ever!!! 🔥 Get ready to gag on our most legendary season yet!! #DragRace Season 10 returns Thursday March 22nd on VH1! 😍🏁🙌✨

Posted by RuPaul's Drag Race on Friday, February 16, 2018

Last night, the 14 new competing queens were revealed, and they each have their own unique talents and beauty.

Aquaria: She is 21 years old, making her the youngest competitor this season. This Brooklyn queen is also the drag daughter of Season 4 winner Sharon Needles.

Asia O’Hara: Asia O’Hara is from Dallas, Texas. She is the drag mother of Phi Phi O’Hara who competed on two seasons of the show — Season 4 and All Stars 2.

Blair St. Clair: She is from Indianapolis, Indiana. Before she was a contestant on Drag Race, she was crowned Miss Gay Indiana 2016.

Dusty Ray Bottoms: This New York City queen is originally from Kentucky. Her drag name comes from a shortening of her boy name, Dustin Rayburn.

Eureka O’Hara: A previous competitor on Season 9, her time was cut short after a knee injury during a challenge. However, the Tennessee native had an open invitation to return.

Kalorie Karbdashian-Williams: She is from Albuerquerque, New Mexico and won the title of Miss Duke City in 2016.

Kameron Michaels: She is from Nashville, Tennessee, and is a hairdresser when not in drag.

Mayhem Miller: From Riverside, California, this queen’s drag sisters are former contestants Raven and Morgan McMichaels.

Miz Cracker: Miz Cracker is a Jewish queen from New York City. Her drag mother is Bob The Drag Queen, winner of the show’s eighth season.

Monét X Change: Monet X Change is from New York. Her drag name is a play on words, referencing the term “money exchange.”

Monique Heart: Monique Heart is from Kansas City, Missouri. She describes her drag style as a “glam, look-queen on a budget.”

Vanessa Mateo: Vanessa Mateo is from Tampa, Florida. Her drag mother is Alexis Mateo, who competed on the show’s third season.

The Vixen: The Vixen is from Chicago, Illinois and was a featured artist in the song “Cocky” by former contestant Shea Couleé.

Yuhua Hamasaki: Yuhua Hamasaki is from New York City, but was born in China and lived there until she was seven years old.

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Brooklyn Riepma is a Boise-based journalist and student. She is a junior at The College of Idaho majoring in Political Economy with minors in Creative writing, Natural Sciences, and Journalism.

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