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Astrid Mercury is a Filipino drag performer and one of the contestants on the second season of Drag Race Philippines.


Astrid Mercury serves up a mesmerizing array of looks that transition from pretty to absolutely stunning. With a background as a former cheerleader and a stunt queen, she fearlessly delivers performances that leave the audience wanting more. She dons a headset as a dedicated call center agent at her day job, but at night, she reigns as a magnetic performer at Nectar, Club Level, and Chelu.[3]

Drag Name Origin[]

"Astrid" is based off of the main antagonist of the Filipino television drama series Dragon Lady, while "Mercury" is a direct reference to the periodic table element.[4]

Track Record(s)[]

Astrid Mercury
Seasons Competed: Philippines Season 2
Ranking: 11th/12th Place
Maxi Challenges Won: 0
Mini Challenges Won: 0
Times as Team Captain: 0
Times in Bottom Two: 1 (Ep. 2)
Episode Eliminated: Episode 2

Memorable Quotes[]

Drag Race Philippines Season 2[]

  • "Mercury... is in retrograde." (entrance quote)
  • ♫ "Astrid Mercury, I'm the girl you see... Got the moves all out, I'm the one to beat... So ready to show the star that I am, don't be deceived by my glitz and glam! Stunting like a head cheerleader, tabi, mga sis, ako na ang winner! Lumaking palaban, medyo taklesa... Ang pes, kay ganda... let's go, baklita!" ♫ (verse in "BOOGSH!")

Drag Race Philippines Untucked Season 2[]

  • "This is my comeback... um, sa Drag Race pa... ta's, yun... yung comeback na yun, flop pa. Flop era ni Astrid Mercury."
  • "Kaakibat na nung pangalan mo... RuGirl ka na." (talking about her experience on Drag Race Philippines)


  • "Sweet face lang ako, pero 'wag niyo akong kakalabanin... Baka madispatsa ko kayo nang wala sa oras." (in Meet the Queens)
  • "Don't be deceived by the glitz and glam... I'm dangerous." (in Meet the Queens)

Farewell Message[]

"To my Season 2 queens, I LOVE YOU ALL!!! Slay the competition - ASTRID MERCURY 💋"



Drag Race Philippines Season 2[]

Drag Race Philippines Season 2 Looks[]



Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2023 Drag Race Philippines (Season 2) Self Contestant (Placed 11th/12th) [3]

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