Dax ExclamationPoint is the stage name of Dax Martin, a drag performer from Savannah, Georgia. She was known as one of 12 contestants to compete on the eighth season of RuPaul's Drag Race. She tied for 12th/11th place with Laila McQueen.


Season 8

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RuPaul's Drag Race

Dax ExclamationPoint
Season Competed: Season 8
Ranking: 11th/12th place
(Double Elimination)
Mini-Challenges Won: 0
Times as Team Captain: 0
Main Challenges Won: 0
Times in Bottom Two: 1 (ep. 2)
Episode Eliminated: Ep. 2


  • Dax is the drag mother of Season 7 winner Violet Chachki. She put Violet in her first corset when she started drag.
  • She is the second drag mother to place lower than her drag daughter. The first being Madame LaQueer who placed 10th while her drag daughter (Lineysha Sparx) placed 9th. She is succeeded by Asia O' Hara, who came in 4th, as her drag daughter Phi Phi O'Hara came in 3rd, although Phi Phi placed 7th in All Stars 2.
  • Dax and Laila McQueen were both a part of the Second Double Elimination in Drag Race Herstory.
  • Most of Dax's style is based on comic book superheroines. Her favorite characters are Storm, Catwoman and She Hulk, although according to her "the list could go on forever".
  • She has Cosplayed as Rogue, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, Lara Croft, Elektra, Cheetara, Sailor Moon, Chun-Li, Black Canary, and many others.
  • Dax (alongside Monet X Change, The Vixen, and Shea Couleé) inspired the Marvel Comics drag queen superhero Shade.
  • Dax once saved someone's life after getting shot in the leg with a Violet t-shirt as a tourniquet.
  • Dax is the least followed season 8 queen on Instagram, with only over 76,000+ followers.


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