Denali Foxx, or simply Denali, is the stage name of Cordero Zuckerman, a drag queen and professional ice skater based in Chicago, Illinois and a contestant on Season 13 of RuPaul's Drag Race.

Drag Name Origin

Denali may come from the Alaskan mountain Denali, the highest summit in North America. Denali also appears in numerous Alaskan native languages, meaning "the tall one" or "big mountain".

Track Record(s)

Seasons Competed: Season 13
Ranking: TBA
Maxi Challenges Won: 1 (Ep. 3)
Mini Challenges Won: TBA
Times as Team Captain: TBA
Times in Bottom Two: TBA
Episode Eliminated: TBA

Memorable Quotes

Season 13

  • "Let me break the ice!" (Entrance Quote)
  • "I am icy, spicy, and a little bit dicey."
  • "Winners come in first."
  • "I am drag's gold-medal bitch."
  • ''I hate to be this shallow bitch, but I'm just not a fan of chicken feathers.'' (Talking about Joey Jay)
  • '' ♪ Move aside, it's your girl, Denali, I'm cold as ice, hotter than a tamale. Keep up and I'm Chi-Town tough. Triple Lutz on these sluts 'cause I like it rough. I'm icy, spicy, for you, I'm too pricey, going for the gold, so I'ma get a little feisty. Strong like a Megatron, long like a marathon. AK to Babylon, I'm a phenomenon! ♪'' (verse in “Phenomenon”)



  • 3 years before Season 13 aired, Denali (out of drag) was arrested and fired from her job for taking Narcotics.
  • He is a 3rd degree black belt.
  • He is fluent in English and Spanish, and semi fluent in Korean.
  • Denali has been doing drag for three years.
  • Her drag mother is Chicago drag queen, Chamilla Foxx.
  • She is the first Alaskan to ever compete in the Drag Race franchise.
  • Denali describes themselves as a dance and ice queen, as they are also a professional Ice Skater.
    • Denali is the second RPDR queen to be an ice skater, following Milk.
  • Denali is the first contestant to enter The Werk Room wearing ice skates and the second overall to enter it in skates, after Trixie Mattel.
    • Coincidentally, they both lost their first ever lip sync on Drag Race.
  • Denali is the first contestant to lip sync (and lose) wearing ice skates and the second to lip sync in skates, after Robbie Turner.
  • Denali introduced Priyanka to RuPaul's Drag Race when Season 9 was airing.


Season 13 Looks

Social Media


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