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

Katkat would later be crowned the Philippines' Next Drag Superstar at the finale.


Captivating Katkat, one of the most prominent drag queens in the Philippines, holds audiences captivated with her extraordinary talents. As a transgender woman, she has fearlessly embraced her identity and shattered boundaries in the drag world. Her claim to fame is a viral video of her rendition of "Let It Go," which garnered attention from all over the world. Countless titles have been bestowed upon her, including the coveted VP's Choice Awards for Favorite Local Drag Queen of the Year, cementing her status as a luminary in the drag community. She currently performs at The One 690 Entertainment Bar, a cherished haven for the LGBTQ+ and drag community in Manila.[4]

Drag Name Origin[]

Katkat is her actual first name.

Track Record(s)[]

Captivating Katkat
Seasons Competed: Philippines Season 2
Ranking: 1st Place
Maxi Challenges Won: 2 (Eps. 4, 6)
Mini Challenges Won: 1 (Ep. 5)
Times as Team Captain: 0
Times in Bottom Two: 1 (Ep. 8)
Episode Eliminated: N/A

Memorable Quotes[]

Drag Race Philippines Season 2[]

  • "Ah, eh... Maganda ba 'ko sa picture?" (entrance quote)
  • ♫ "I'm a captivating transgender, and that is my power... Sa aking pamilya, I'm the ultimate breadwinner! Subukang kalabanin, baka 'di ka maka-recover... Subukang kilalanin, and you'll love Katkat forever!" ♫ (verse in "BOOGSH!")
  • "Binabati ko yung aking mga constit--- cons---... sa mga kababayan ko sa QC." (as Joy Belmonte on Snatch Game)
  • "'Di ka naman taga-QC, no? Buti naman... baka kasi ma-persona non grata kita." (as Joy Belmonte on Snatch Game)
  • "Putang ina! Shit! 'Wag tayong tumigil sa pag-abot ng ating pangarap! Go! Laban, trans!" (crowning quote)

Drag Race Philippines Untucked Season 2[]

  • "Sobrang happy ako na nakapasok ako ng Drag Race Philippines kasi 'eto yung ano, eh... yung fulfillment ng pagiging drag queen, lalo na sa 'Pinas."
  • "Ginagawa mo 'kong masama, para ano? May storya ka?" (during her confrontation with M1ss Jade So in Episode 3)
  • "Dapat aware din siya doon sa mga taong nakapaligid sa kanya... na hindi puro laging siya yung iintindihin natin. 'Di ba? May pakiramdam din ako, may pakiramdam tayong lahat... Hindi dapat ikaw yung laging iniintindi ng mga tao dito. Sumali kami dito hindi para intindihin ka, my God!"
  • "Masama yung ugali ko depende sa taong kaharap ko."


  • "Marami tayong mga nakaaway na queens... Na-resolve ko na lang siya nang hindi ko alam na na-resolve na pala siya." (in Meet the Queens)
  • "Gusto ko, 'pag may kasama akong ibang drag queens, gusto ko talagang nag-s-stand out ako in my own way." (in Meet the Queens)

Farewell Message[]



  • Captivating Katkat is, along with Bernie and M1ss Jade So, among the first openly transgender contestants of Drag Race Philippines.[4]
  • Captivating Katkat is the first queen on Drag Race Philippines to initially refuse disclosing her age in her confessional.
    • However, she soon revealed in Episode 9 that she was 42 at the time.
  • Katkat, along with the cast of Drag Race Philippines season 2, were scheduled to be an opening act for Werq the World in Manila.[5] However, the Manila leg of the event was cancelled due to Typhoon Hanna.[6]
  • Captivating Katkat is the fastest queen to accumulate two Maxi Challenge wins on Drag Race Philippines, achieving her second during Episode 6.
  • In every episode where Katkat won the Maxi Challenge, DeeDee Marié Holliday landed in the bottom.
  • Captivating Katkat is the first queen on Drag Race Philippines to receive critiques during every episode she competed in, make it to the finale, and eventually win.
  • She is the 7th transgender winner of the Drag Race franchise.


Drag Race Philippines Season 2[]

Drag Race Philippines Season 2 Looks[]



Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2023 Drag Race Philippines (Season 2) Self Contestant (Winner) [4]

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