DaCota, also known as DaCota Monteiro, is the stage name of Caio Rodrigues, a drag queen, performer, comedian, content creator, and the Season 1 winner of TNT Drag. She is also one of the permanent judges on the Season 2 of TNT Drag.

Drag Name Origin

"DaCota" is a play on with the portuguese word "Cota", it's a joke on the racial quota, which she was always accused being a part of in theater productions

TNT Drag

Season Competed TNT Drag 1
Ranking: 1st Place


Maxi Challenges Won: 3 (Ep. 3, 4, 5)
Times Placed High: 1 (Ep. 2).
Times Placed Low: 0
Episode Eliminated N/A

Entrance Quote

TNT Drag Season 1

"Atenção jurados, preparem os panos porque a cotada chegou!"

Memorable Quotes

TNT Drag Season 1

  • "É Barbaro!"
  • "Eu vou ter que defender essa menina?"
  • "Você vem, Bettany?"
  • Meu nome é DaCota, eu sou o dragão que tá cuidando aqui da torre."


  • DaCota is the first winner on TNT Drag.
  • DaCota identifies as Non-Binary.
  • DaCota has a YouTube channel where she comedically reviews episodes of Drag Race, Drag Race All Stars, Dragula and Drag Race UK
  • DaCota is the only TNT contestant to never place in the bottom.
  • DaCota's favorite Drag Race contestant is Willam.
  • DaCota loves musicals.
  • DaCota is the first queen to become a judge on the TNT Drag franchise.


Web Series


TNT Drag Season 1

Social Media


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