BOA is the stage name of Ryan Boa, a drag performer and one of the Season 1 contestants of Canada's Drag Race.

Drag Name Origin

BOA is an acronym for "Bitch On Arrival," but is also her real last name.

Canada's Drag Race

Seasons Competed: Season 1
Ranking: 7th Place
Maxi Challenges Won: 0
Mini Challenges Won: 1 (Ep. 2)
Times Placed High: 2 (Eps. 1, 3)
Times as Team Captain: 1 (Ep. 2)
Times Placed Low: 3 (Eps. 2, 4, 5)
Times in Bottom Two: 1 (Ep. 6)
Episode Eliminated: Episode 6

Memorable Quotes

  • "I am not like UDDER Queens." (entrance quote)
  • "*clinking the teacup* I have *mouthwashing* an announcement. Duuuuuh." (During the ASMR with Drag Props video)
  • "And I am what? Constipated!" [tongue pops]
  • "Splits, high kicks, death drops, jumps, I do none of it!"
  • "Ballin' on a budget, honey!"
  • "You're a fun girl!" (to Brooke Lynn Hytes)
  • "Brooke Lynn Hytes just said I'm sexy."
  • To be fair tho we all have legs, hennnny. (confusing the word lag for leg)
  • "She hates nuts! Me too!"
  • "♪ It's your girl BOA, and I'm here to show ya / Big booty bitch, these other girl don't know / Another like me 'cause I do it differently / Sleeping on this hoe but trust, you will see / Scarlett BoBo, your looks are a no-no / Dressed like a clown and it showed in the promo / Try to slay the runway, doing it my way / That nose gives me eggplant Friday! ♪" (verse in "Not Sorry Aboot It")
  • "Lemon, can you hold my drink, I always love putting it on a coaster." (during the Reading Is Fundamental mini-challenge)
  • "Perfect, I could be blond, brunette, a red-head, a nut, whatever you want!" (To Brooke Lynn Hytes in an unaired scene from Snatch Game)
  • "I didn't come here to make friends; I came here to make lasagna." (exit quote)


  • She attended Seneca College in Toronto.
  • She can crack her nose by pushing it sideways.
  • According to Juice Boxx, BOA has a bad reputation for being annoying and having messy drag in Toronto.
  • BOA has been diagnosed with ADHD.
  • She once brought a man home who beat her up and stole her belongings after she refused sex.
  • On June 9th, 2020, she got engaged to Connor McCalden.


Canada's Drag Race Season 1 Looks




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