You Betty be ready! Hailing from the House of Methyd, this edgy six-foot-four goddess is serving 80s-inspired rock star realness. Daya's known for crafting incredible looks out of any material she can get her hands on, and she'll do whatever it takes to claw her way to the top and claim that crown.
Drag Name Origin
Daya's drag name is an optimistic nod to some of her struggles as a Type 1 Diabetic.
|Season Competed:||Season 14|
|Maxi Challenges Won:||1 (Ep. 8)|
|Top 2 Placements:||1 (Ep. 7)|
|Mini Challenges Won:||1 (Ep. 13)|
|Times as Team Captain:||0|
|Times in Bottom:||3 (Eps. 2, 10, 13)|
|Episode Eliminated:||Episode 2,|
RuPaul's Drag Race Season 14
- "You Betty be ready!" (entrance line)
- "We don't like to say drag mom because it ages her." (about Crystal Methyd)
- "Well, shit." (exit line)
- "It tastes like grass, you guys!" (after Kornbread dared her to eat a dragonfly in the werkroom)
- "I eat ass you guys, I can eat a bug."
- "I am very proud of you, Jorgeous. That is the sexiest napkin I've ever seen."
- "Sorry to the girls that glued stuff to a bodysuit."
- "Jasmine. You were in the bottom for the Glamazon runway. Was your inspiration behind your outfit COVID-19? Because it was tired and had a lack of taste." (in Reading is Fundamental)
- "Deja Skye. You're like a really good pair of socks: soft, supportive, full of cum." (in Reading is Fundamental)
- "No offense..."
- "I did just as bad as Jasmine this week!?" (about her placement in Episode 10)
- ”You see me stomp the floor, Left to right. Walk the runway with my heels sky high. Now take the picture, catch the light. Clawed my way to the top now I’m taking what’s mine. So I strut to the beat and even if I fall, I shove a safety pin through it and I stand real tall. Yeah the mug is stamped and my waist is thinner, so you Betty be ready cuz I’ve always been a winner!” (Verse in Catwalk)
- "People are really shocked to find out that I'm sweaty and I stink."
- "I do sometimes just go by Betty because it's sexy, and sometimes Diarrhea if I'm feeling gross."
- "I'm kind of like a human mood ring, I guess?"
"Stay Positive. Be Kind. Stay You! - Love Daya"
- Daya is the drag sister of Crystal Methyd.
- Daya is the first openly Type 1 Diabetic contestant on RuPaul's Drag Race.
- Daya is the second contestant with the last name 'Betty' to appear on the show, following Acid Betty.
- Daya and Alyssa Hunter share the same birthday.
- Daya ate a dead bug found on the floor of the Werk Room after Kornbread promised her a thousand dollars.
- She confirmed that she received the thousand dollars one day after the broadcast.
- Daya and Orion Story are the fifth and sixth queens in a regular US season to be eliminated and brought back on the same season, after Carmen Carrera (S3), Kenya Michaels (S4), Trixie Mattel (S7), and Naysha Lopez (S8).
- To date, Daya is the queen to have stayed longest (12 episodes as of Episode 14) after returning in her season, with the previous queens being eliminated again 1-2 episodes after, or on the same episode of, their return (not counting the queens who returned a few episodes before the finale).
- Daya is the third queen on a regular season to place safe four weeks in a row, after Jade Jolie on Season 5 and Eureka on Season 9.
- During Episode 10, Daya fell on the runway.
- Daya is the second queen this season to fall on the runway, after Lady Camden.
- Daya is the fifth Drag Race contestant on a regular season to earn a Top 2 spot after Lip Syncing for the Win, after Gigi Goode (S12), Sherry Pie (S12), Olivia Lux (S13), and Rosé (S13).
- However, she is the first to do so outside of the premiere episode.
- Daya is the fifth comeback queen in the franchise to reach the finale, after Kandy Zyanide and Kana Warrior for Drag Race Thailand (Season 2), Art Simone for RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under (Season 1) and Eureka! for All Stars 6.
- However, Daya is the first to do so whilst being originally eliminated on their premiere episode.
- Daya is the first contestant in the Drag Race Franchise to send home a fellow contestant, DeJa Skye, who sent her home in the same season.
- Daya is the first contestant on the original American series to be up for elimination with three different amount of competitors. She was in a bottom two on Episode 2, bottom seven in Episode 10 and bottom three in Episode 13.
- Daya along with Angeria Paris VanMicheals and Bosco are the first to be part of a triple elimination in the finale. Resulting in Daya’s final placement being 3rd/4th/5th.
RuPaul's Drag Race Season 14
RuPaul's Drag Race Season 14 Looks
|2022||RuPaul's Drag Race (Season 14)||Self||Contestant (Placed 3rd/4th/5th)|||
|Runners-Up||2nd: Lady Camden • 3rd, 4th, & 5th: Angeria Paris VanMicheals • Bosco • Daya Betty|
|Other Queens||6th & 7th: DeJa Skye & Jorgeous • 8th: Jasmine Kennedie • 9th: Kerri Colby • 10th: Maddy Morphosis • 11th: Orion Story • 12th: Kornbread "The Snack" Jeté (Departed & Miss Congeniality) • 13th: Alyssa Hunter • 14th: June Jambalaya|
|Judges||RuPaul • Michelle Visage • Carson Kressley • Ross Mathews|
|Pit Crew||Bruno Carvalho • Bryce Eilenberg • Calixto Quan|