A'keria Chanel Davenport is the stage name of Gregory D'Wayne, a drag queen, performer, 2017-2018 holder of the "Miss Black Universe" title, and one of the Season 11 contestants of "RuPaul's Drag Race", where she placed 3rd/4th.

Drag Family

A'keria's drag mother is Armani Nicole Davenport, the drag daughter of Kelexis Davenport, whose other daughters include past contestants: Sahara Davenport, Kennedy Davenport, Silky O'Hara Munro (drag grandmother of Ra'Jah O'Hara), Deja Davenport (drag mother of Honey Davenport & drag grandmother to Monét X Change) and Chevelle Brooks (drag mother of Jiggly Caliente).

RuPaul's Drag Race

A'keria Chanel Davenport
Season Competed Season 11
Ranking: 3rd/4th Place
Mini-Challenges Won: 1 (Ep. 6)
Times as Team Captain 1 (Ep. 6)
Times Placed High: 3 (Eps. 1, 11, 12)
Maxi Challenges Won: 2 (Eps. 6, 9)
Times Placed Low: 1 (Ep. 6)
Times in Bottom: 2 (Eps. 3, 7)
Episode Eliminated: Episode 14

From the legendary "House of Davenport", Miss A'keria's slick shiny look will be sure to make you sit up and pay attention. As past "Miss Black Universe" title holder, this super accomplished pageant queen is doing the Davenports proud with her signature aesthetic: "fit, fashion, mug, and body" and continued that on through the competition being the first Davenport to reach the finale in their original season.

Entrance Quote

"Oh yes, it's me: Miss A'keria D-A-V-E-N-P-O-R, and as you can see, I'm the motherfucking T."

Memorable Quotes

  • "Get. Out. Get out!" (referring to Brooke Lynn Hytes)
  • "I don't know about y'all, but a couple of us is getting Elvis." (referring to Soju's entrance look)
  • "Whas goin' on?"
  • "Oh, you a big bitch, I got to get you twice!" (to Silky Nutmeg Ganache in Episode 2's maxi challenge, the "Good God Girl, Get Out!" sketch)
  • "You tell me her middle name since you know so much about her!" (in episode 3's mini challenge)
  • "No, you checkin' the door!" (in episode 3's mini challenge)
  • "About 5 years ago, I watched that movie Sparkle that she starred in." (referring to the singer Mariah Carey and the movie "Glitter", on Episode 3's maxi challenge, the "Diva Workship" sketch)
  • "LIAR CAREY!" (to Plastique Tiara during the "Diva Worship" sketch)
  • "I don't know where this is leading to. It's just a snake wrapped across her head..." (referring to Brooke Lynn Hytes "MILF Eleganza" look creative process)
  • "I want whatever she's on."
  • "My best advice is: slap that ass and get a free pass."
  • "It'd be no golden showers here as of right now." (as Tiffany Haddish in the "Snatch Game at Sea")
  • "At least the roles were cohesive." (referring to Vanessa Vanjie Mateo and Plastique Tiara sketch in Episode 9's maxi challenge, the "L.A.D.P." sketch)
  • "Damn, my back went out again. God dammit, where's my cane?" (in "L.A.D.P.")
  • "Can I just get a snack, my sugar low." (in "L.A.D.P.")
  • "Girl, I can't even fart."
  • "Whats the tea, Christine?"
  • "I think the chicken had more air time than Shuga did." (referring to Shuga Cain and her "L.A.D.P." sketch with Silky Nutmeg Ganache)
  • "If all else fails, go Asian." (referring to Plastique Tiara switching into her Asian accent during the “L.A.D.P” sketch)
  • "I'm confused as hell and lost as a Billy Goat."
  • "Girl, fish turned into a demon!" (referring to Plastique Tiara after she had a demon accent)
  • "Where is the body?" (During her verse in the Rap Challenge)



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