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Bob The Drag Queen is the stage name of Christopher Delmar Caldwell, a drag queen, performer, comedian, and the Season 8 winner of RuPaul's Drag Race.

After winning her season, Bob released dance singles, and her own comedy special "Suspiciously Large Woman", starred in the Netflix movie "Cherry Pop", started the show "BOBin' Around" on WOWPresents+ and filled in for Katya on "The Trixie & Katya Show" as of the 10th episode.

Drag Family

Bob claims to be the drag daughter of New York City's drag scene stars Sherry Vine, Peppermint (Season 9 runner-up), and Bianca Del Rio (Season 6 winner). She also has a drag daughter named Miz Cracker (Season 10 contestant and All Stars 5 runner-up) and, even though they don't share the same drag mother, Monét X Change (Season 10 contestant and All Stars 4 winner) and her are drag sisters.

RuPaul's Drag Race

Bob The Drag Queen
Season Competed Season 8
Ranking: 1st Place
Mini-Challenges Won: 1 (Ep. 6)
Times as Team Captain: 0
Times Placed High 0
Main Challenges Won: 3 (Eps. 3, 5, 7)
Times Placed Low 0
Times in Bottom: 1 (Ep. 8)
Episode Eliminated N/A

Memorable Quotes

  • "Purse first! Purse first! Walk into the room purse first! Clack!"
  • "Is Beyoncé scared of Britney? Then Bob ain't scared of Derrick."
  • "If you wanna do like memorable drag next week I can give you some tips." (to Derrick Barry)
  • "If my intentions were to hurt you, you'd be crying right now, bitch!" (to Derrick Barry)
  • "Find something about you that you like and focus on that. If I don't like my face, if I don't like my skin, if I don't like my weight. I think to myself 'I have a nice teeth.' And it may just start with that one tooth. Look at that tooth. That's a nice tooth, man. And then once you can accept that little thing about yourself, you can just accept you for who you are."
  • "Everything works out in the end and if it's not working out, then it's not the end."
  • "No one better be disrespecting me." (as "Chocolate Chip Cookie" in Season 8, Episode 3, "RuCo's Empire")
  • "Then why did I waste my time putting on thiiisss *dramatically removes fur coat showing off a glitter catsuit* Oh wait there's more...THIIISSS!" (as "Chocolate Chip Cookie" in Season 8, Episode 3, "RuCo's Empire")
  • "Taste it, bitch! Expensive vodka!" (as "Chocolate Chip Cookie" in Season 8, Episode 3, "RuCo's Empire")
  • "Team New York."
  • "♪Art, Art, Art, Art. Did somebody mention Art?♪"
  • "I just wrote corn!" (as Carol Channing on "Snatch Game")
  • "Once a queen named Iman reminded me of the sun, instead of that supermodel life, she can be...my wife." (as Uzo Aduba on "Snatch Game")
  • "Why y'all gagging, I bring it to you every episode!"
  • "As a public servant, I believe in serving the people. That's why I want BJs for every single American! That's right! Better jobs for every American! Buy yourself something pretty."
  • "The Gay Agenda. And it's designed by lesbians, so you know it works."
  • "Bob the Drag Queen for President. Why? Because I didn't eat a fucking baby."
  • "Is the train still running?"
  • "But is it fashion?"
  • "She's not Wolverine bitch."
  • "THAT'S MY BABY!" (as a cameo on Season 10, referring to Miz Cracker)
  • "I didn't come to make friends. I came to make cupcakes." (Entrance Quote from RuPaul's Secret Celebrity Drag Race (Season 1))

Others

  • Listen. Harry Potter and the PR NIghtmare (Family Meeting)
  • Peppermint: "Did you see that article from Instinct Magazine?"
    • Bob: "Oh the fracking?"
      • Peppermint: "No, no not that."
  • ''I went from rags to riches, by straight gagging bitches. If I'm on Twitter talking shit, then I am tagging bitches. I'm a pro, real talk, stop talking shit, so give it up, go home, start walking bitch. Took a break from the club to my acting game, when a bitch come back, I wont act the same. Purse first in the game, with a stamp from Ru, and I've done been around the world, who the fuck is you? *tongue pop* Clap Back.'' (from The Pit Stop S5 EP8.)

Trivia

  • Bob's biological mother has a rare condition called "Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP)", a form of pneumonia that is more extreme.
  • Her 1st time doing drag was at an LGBT pride event, where she and some friends protested. Doing so, Bob was arrested for holding up traffic with his friends.
  • She is younger than her drag daughter, Miz Cracker.
  • She is the 1st contestant to impersonate 2 celebrities in a single "Snatch Game" performance, impersonating Uzo Aduba's "Orange Is The New Black" character, "Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren", for the 1st half of the game and switching to Carol Channing for the 2nd half.
  • On November 8th, 2018, Bob became the 13th drag queen and 1st African-American contestant of the show to reach 1 million followers on Instagram.
  • She hosted the Pit Stop for Season 12 and All Stars 5.
  • She was a fan-favorite on her season and was expected by many to win.
  • Bob is openly non-binary and uses both she/her and he/him pronouns.
  • Bob is the first african-american queen to win the $100,000 prize.

Projects and Features

  • Bob has appeared in...
    • ...the movie "Cherry Pop" as a character named "Kitten Withawhip" (her original drag name). The movie also featured Detox, Mayhem Miller, Tempest DuJour, and Latrice Royale.
    • ...the Netflix show "Tales of the City" as a bar owner named "Ida Best".
    • ..."Christmas Queens 3" (musical album that features a few "RuPaul's Drag Race" contestants).
    • ...Kahanna Montrese's music video for "Scores".
    • ..."The Trixie and Katya Show", when she filled in for Katya during Katya's hiatus from drag.
    • ..."BOBin' Around" on WOWPresents+.
    • ...the HBO series "We're Here" with fellow Drag Race alum Shangela and Eureka O'Hara.
  • Bob has recorded two comedy specials, "Bob The Drag Queen: Suspiciously Large Woman" and "Bob The Drag Queen: Live at Caroline's", both of which are available to watch on Amazon.
  • Bob hosts the Youtube/podcast free-form commentary series "Sibling Rivalry" along with her best friend and drag sister Monet X Change, in which the two queens discuss a variety of topics ranging from Grindr hookups to racial bias within the Drag Race fandom.
    • When Bob instead hosts the show with another close friend, Peppermint, it is referred to as "Only Child".

Gallery

Season 8 Looks

Season 12 The Pit Stop Looks

Videos

Vote for Bob the Drag Queen

Vote for Bob the Drag Queen

Best of Bob the Drag Queen

Best of Bob the Drag Queen

Bob the Drag Queen's 'I Don't Like To Show Off' Performance

Bob the Drag Queen's 'I Don't Like To Show Off' Performance

What About Bob The Drag Queen? — Portrait of a Queen

What About Bob The Drag Queen? — Portrait of a Queen

Discography

Singles

  • "Purse First" (2016) ft. DJ Mitch Ferrino
  • "Bloodbath" (2016) ft. DJ Mitch Ferrino
  • "Yet Another Dig" (2017) ft. Alaska
  • "Deck a Ho (Mitch Ferrino Mix)" (2017) ft. Shangela

Appearances

  • "Wrong Bitch" (2016) by Todrick Hall ft. Bob The Drag Queen
  • "Soak It Up" (2018) by Monét X Change ft. Bob The Drag Queen

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