Candi Stratton

Candi Stratton

Candi Stratton

Candi Stratton is an entertainer who has lived and traveled all around the world. Some of these hot spots include Melbourne, Australia; Bangkok, Thailand and Chicago, Illinois.

Known for putting on amazing shows, Candi is especially known for her impersonation of Cher and Anastacia. Every person who has came into contact with Candi comments on her down to earth nature and friendly approach to those she meets.

Over the years Candi has won over 40 titles and with her most recent accomplishment being Miss All American Goddess.  In April of 2009, Candi moved to Minneapolis, MN where she was on cast at the Gay 90’s.   Afterwards she went on tour across the US.

Accomplishments

All American Goddess 2009

Diamond All American Goddess 2009
Prelim to All American Goddess

Miss Brickhouse 2009

Miss Gay Universe 2007

2nd Alternate to Miss Universal Show Queen 2005

Miss Winterdaze 2004

DIVA of the Year Melbourne 2004

Miss West Virginia 1989

Miss 219 1989

Miss Tri States 1989

1st Alternate to Miss Gay USofA 1989
Talent Category Award

2nd Alternate to Miss Gay USofA 1988

Miss Gay Alabama USofA 1988
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA

Miss Gay South 1988

Miss Mobile Alabama 1988

Miss Continental Deep South 1988

Miss Florida Space Coast 1987

Miss Northern Florida 1987

2nd Alternate to Miss Florida 1986

Miss Magic City 1986

Miss South Florida 1986

Miss Tampa Bay 1986

Miss Southern Nights 1986

1st Alternate to Miss Continental 1985

Miss Indiana Continental 1985
Prelim to Miss Continental

Miss La-Cage 1985

Miss Old Plantation 1984

3rd Alternate to Miss Continental 1984

Miss Wisconsin Continental 1984
Prelim to Miss Continental

Miss Club 21 1984

1st Alternate to Miss Illinois 1983

3rd Alternate to Miss Gay America 1983

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Tiffany Hunter

Tiffany Hunter - Photo by Tios Photography

Tiffany Hunter – Photo by Tios Photography

Tiffany Hunter is an entertainer out of St. Louis, Missouri but has also called Minneapolis, Minnesota home.

Accomplishments

Miss Bastille 2017
(Bastille in Soulard – St. Louis, Missouri)

Miss Continental 2015

Miss Illinois Continental 2015
Prelim to Miss Continental

4th Alternate to Miss Continental 2013

Miss Minnesota Continental 2013
Prelim to Miss Continental

5th Alternate to Miss Continental 2012

2nd Alternate to Miss Continental 2011

Miss Heart of America Continental 2011
Prelim to Miss Continental

Top 12 at Miss Continental 2010

1st Alternate to Miss Missouri Continental 2010
Prelim to Miss Continental

Miss Bubby & Sissy’s 2010
(Bubby & Sissy’s – Alton, Illinois)

Top 12 at Miss Continental 2009

1st Alternate to Miss Missouri Continental 2009
Prelim to Miss Continental

Miss City of the Lakes 2008

Miss Gay Minnesota USofA 2007
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA

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Crystal Belle

Crystal Belle - Photo by Ryan Coit

Crystal Belle – Photo by Ryan Coit

Crystal Belle is an entertainer out Minneapolis, Minnesota where she is featured at Lush Food Bar.  Crystal had previously hailed from Iowa City, Iowa where she was featured at places like Studio 13.

Accomplishments

National Showgirl at Large 2017

1st Alternate to Miss Missouri Continental Plus 2017
Prelim to Miss Continental Plus

Top 12 at Miss Continental Plus 2016

1st Alternate to Miss Illinois Continental Plus 2016
Prelim to Miss Continental Plus

Miss Gay Iowa USofA at Large 2012
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA at Large

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Raquel Chevallier

Raquel Chevallier

Raquel Chevallier

Raquell Chevallier is an entertainer in the New Orleans, Louisiana area where she is the hostess and emcee of the Profiles show at the Bourbon Pub/Parade.

Accomplishments

Miss Gay America 2005

Miss Tri States America 2005
Prelim to Miss Gay America

1st Alternate to Miss Gay Florida America 2003
Prelim to Miss Gay America

Miss Minnesota Regional America 2002
Prelim to Miss Gay America

1st Alternate to Miss Gay Florida America 2002
Prelim to Miss Gay America

Miss Tri States America 2000
Prelim to Miss Gay America

Miss Southern Elegance America 1999
Prelim to Miss Gay America

Miss Gay Mississippi 1999

Miss Gulf States America 1998
Prelim to Miss Gay America

Miss Gay Pride Louisiana 1998

Miss Delta States America 1998
Prelim to Miss Gay America

Miss National Apollo 1997

Miss Gay Louisiana America 1996
Prelim to Miss Gay America

1st Alternate to Miss Gay Louisiana America 1995
Prelim to Miss Gay America

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Nina DiAngelo

Nina DiAngelo - Photo by Michael Andrew Voight

Nina DiAngelo – Photo by Michael Andrew Voight

Nina DiAngelo is an entertainer from Minneapolis, Minnesota where she is the show director at the Gay 90’s.

Accomplishments

Top 12 at Miss Gay USofA 2017
Personal Interview Category Award

Miss Gay Fire & Ice USofA 2017
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA

Miss Gay Southwest America 2016
Prelim to Miss Gay America

2nd Alternate to Miss Gay USofA 2015

Miss Gay Southernmost USofA 2015
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA

Miss Gay Sin City USofA 2008
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA

Miss Gay South Central States USofA 2012
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA

2nd Alternate to All American Goddess 2011

Northern Star All American Goddess 2011
Prelim to All American Goddess

National Entertainer of the Year, F.I. 2003
Overall Talent Category Winner

Miss Gay Minnesota USofA 1996
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA

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BeBe Zahara Benet

BeBe Zahara Benet - Photo by Dennis Driscoll

BeBe Zahara Benet – Photo by Dennis Driscoll

BeBe Zahara Benet is an entertainer currently residing in New York, New York.  Originally from Cameroon in West Africa, BeBe has also lived in Minneapolis, Minnesota where she was featured at the Gay 90’s.  Bebe describes her drag persona as “a strong and beautiful character illusion created for entertainment and the artistic expression of the feminine”.

It has been reported that BeBe got her start in drag artistry when performing as a male model in Paris, France.  There they needed an extra girl to walk the runway and he volunteered.  She has described the experience as “amazing” and the rest is history.

BeBe was featured on the 1st season of RuPaul’s Drag Race on the Logo Network.  Since winning, Bebe has released her first dance single, “I’m the Sh*t”,  which entered the charts in November of 2009 and has been remixed by such notable remixers as Felix Baumgartner, Ralphi Rosario and Mark Picchiotti.

In May of 2010 BeBe joined Shakir Entertainment and is embarking on a national one woman show called “Queendom” that draws on her African roots.  The show debuted in New York City and incorporated “high energy, excitement and many surprises” in the show.

Titles and Awards

Winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race 2009

Brandonna Dupri LaReese

Brandonna Dupri LaReese

Brandonna Dupri LaReese

Brandonna Dupri LaReese is an entertainer out of Minneapolis, Minnesota where she has been featured at places like the Gay 90’s.

Accomplishments

Miss Gay United States 2015

Miss Gay Minnesota United States 2013
Prelim to Miss Gay United States

1st Alternate to Miss Players 2013
(Players – La Crosse, Wisconsin)

Miss Toast of the Townhouse 2o12
(The Townhouse Bar – St. Paul, Minnesota)

Miss Remingtons 2011

Miss Augusta II 2009

Miss Gay Gastonia 2009

Miss Summer Fun Blast 2008

Miss Southeast Minnesota 2007

Miss Brass Rail 2006

Miss Campari 2006

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Ginger Minj

Ginger Minj - Photo by Garrett Matthew Photography

Ginger Minj – Photo by Garrett Matthew Photography

Ginger Minj is an entertainer from Orlando, Florida.  Ginger was featured on Season 7 of RuPaul’s Drag Race on the Logo network.  She was also featured on RuPaul’s All Stars Drag Race 2 that premiered on June 17, 2106.

Accomplishments

Miss Gay United States at Large 2013

National Miss Comedy Queen 2012

2nd Alternate to Miss Continental Plus 2013

Miss Minnesota Continental Plus 2011
Prelim to Miss Continental Plus

Miss Metropolitan Continental Plus 2009
Prelim to Miss Continental Plus
Revolution Night Club – Orlando, Florida

Miss Twisters of Central Florida 2008
Twisters at Dockside – Lakeland, Florida

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Chi Chi LaRue

Chi Chi LaRue

Chi Chi LaRue

Chi Chi LaRue is an entertainer, DJ and adult film director based out of West Hollywood, California.  Chi Chi got her start in drag as one half of the “The Weather Gals” in the Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota area.

Chi Chi has directed 100’s of gay adult films since his directorial debut in 1988 and now owns his own company called Channel 1 Releasing.   In 2008, Chi Chi and opened his first store called Chi Chi LaRue’s in West Hollywood, California which features more than 2,000 titles and products.

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Faleasha Savage

Faleasha Savage - Photo by Scotty Kirby

Faleasha Savage – Photo by Scotty Kirby

Faleasha Savage is an entertainer out of Phoenix, Arizona and has also resided in the Omaha, Nebraska area.

Accomplishments

Miss Unlimited 2015

Miss Gay United States 2014

Miss Great Plains USofA 2009
Regional Prelim to Miss Gay USofA
(Maxx Nightclub – Omaha, Nebraska)

*Faleasha is also a former Miss Q and Greater Minnesota Entertainer of the Year, F.I.

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Jol D Principle

Jol D Principle

Jol D Principle

Jol D Principle is an entertainer out of Des Moines, Iowa.

Accomplishments

Mr. Gay Iowa USofA 2016
Prelim to Mr. Gay USofA

Mr. Gay United States 2014

Mr. Gay Minnesota United States 2013
Prelim to Mr. Gay United States

Mr. Five Nightclub 2013
(Five Nightclub – Madison, Wisconsin)

Mr. Heart of America Continental 2011
Prelim to Mr. Continental

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