Laganja Estranja Quick Info
Height5 ft 11¾ in
Weight81 kg
Date of BirthDecember 28, 1988
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Eye ColorDark

Laganja Estranja is an American musician, fashion designer, rapper, choreographer, activist, and drag queen who rose to fame after she competed in the sixth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, finishing in 8th place.

Born Name

Jay Jackson

Nick Name

Laganja

Laganja Estranja as seen in a picture that was taken in May 2022Laganja Estranja as seen in a picture that was taken in May 2022
Laganja Estranja as seen in a picture that was taken in May 2022 (Laganja Estranja / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Dallas, Texas, United States

Residence

Hollywood, California, United States

Nationality

American

American

Education

Laganja attended the Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. Later, she went on to attend the California Institute of the Arts where she pursued a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance.

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Occupation

Choreographer, Activist, Musician, Drag Queen

Family

  • Mother – Nancy Jackson

Manager

Laganja is represented by Hello Drama PR.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 11¾ in or 182 cm

Weight

81 kg or 179 lbs

Laganja Estranja as seen in a selfie with her mother Nancy Jackson in May 2022Laganja Estranja as seen in a selfie with her mother Nancy Jackson in May 2022
Laganja Estranja as seen in a selfie with her mother Nancy Jackson in May 2022 (Laganja Estranja / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Towering physical appearance
  • Wide smile

Brand Endorsements

Through her social media, Laganja has either endorsed or promoted various brands including Carisma Collections and Autumn Brands.

Laganja Estranja Favorite Things

  • Brands – Maven Genetics
  • Strain From Maven Genetics – Orange Julius

Source – WeedMaps

Laganja Estranja as seen in a picture that was taken in March 2022Laganja Estranja as seen in a picture that was taken in March 2022
Laganja Estranja as seen in a picture that was taken in March 2022 (Laganja Estranja / Instagram)

Laganja Estranja Facts

  1. She was brought up in Dallas, Texas.
  2. Laganja auditioned for RuPaul‘s Drag Race in April 2013. Later, in 2014, she auditioned for the second time in the 6th season of Rupal’s Drag Race and eliminated in the 8th episode. However, despite her early release from the show she garnered a lot of attention on social media.
  3. In the 3rd episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 6, she appeared as a Lip-Sync Assassin which she ended up winning against fellow season 6 contestant, Trinity K. Bonet.
  4. Her drag mother is Alyssa Edwards and her drag sisters are Shangela and Plastique Tiara.
  5. Laganja was featured in a performance by Jennifer Lopez at the 2022 iHeartRadio Music Awards.
  6. She contributed her vocals to Rupal’s single Jealous of My Boogie, for the album RuPaul Presents: The CoverGurlz.
  7. In 2015, Laganja released her debut single titled Legs, featuring American rapper Rye Rye. Since then, she has released several other tracks including Hotbox, Tease 4u, Look at Me (featuring J. Tyler), and Smoke Break.
  8. She made her debut feature film appearance as herself in The Bitch Who Stole Christmas in 2021.
  9. Her television credits include various shows including Untucked, Skin Wars, Germany’s Next Topmodel, Queen of Drags, and So You Think You Can Dance.
  10. She has appeared in music videos for several artists including No Bueno (Angel Haze) by Frank Borin, Expensive (Todrick Hall) by Todrick Hall, Gimme All Your Money (Alaska Thunderfuck 5000) by Justin Andrew Honard & Nick Laughlin, and Mask, Gloves, Soap, Scrubs by Todrick Hall.
  11. She came out as transgender in 2021.
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