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Ellie Diamond is the stage name of Elliot Glen,[1] a drag performer and one of the Season 2 contestants of RuPaul's Drag Race UK.

Drag Name Origin

Ellie comes from the feminine version of her real name, Elliot. Diamond comes from the fact that she "shines like a diamond". Ellie has also stated that her stage name comes from her three favorite singers Ellie Goulding, Marina and The Diamonds and Hannah Diamond. She says her drag has been heavily influenced by them.

Track Record(s)

Ellie Diamond
Seasons Competed: UK Season 2
Ranking: 4th Place
Mini Challenges Won: 1 (Ep. 8)
Times in Bottom Two: 1 (Ep. 9)
Maxi Challenges Won: 0
Times as Team Captain: 0
Episode Eliminated: Episode 10

Memorable Quotes

RuPaul's Drag Race UK Season 2

  • "Ding dong bitches, the baby doll of Dundee has arrived." (entrance quote)
  • "Helloooooooo!" (second entrance quote, after breakout)
  • "Love a bit of salt on the tart, if you know what I mean Ru!"
  • "I do shine bright like a diamond myself!"
  • "You always say 'Lawrence Cha-' why don't you say that for Ellie Diamond? (to RuPaul)
  • "I didn't really do much during the pandemic. I'm just a very chilled person, and just slept through it like a squirrel."
  • Lawrence Chaney: "I'm very cute as well." Ellie Diamond: "Are you looking into a funhouse mirror?"
  • "Me and Tia both sing and dance as a part of our act, Joe sings... incredibly and Sister's got new teeth!" (Episode 5)
  • ♪"Herе in Scotland is where I stay. Let mе drop this verse, I'm about to slay. Tease out your hair and put stones in your tights. I'm beatin' this mug, you know it looks right. I'm the youngest one that's on the team. But Mama Ru's here and I'm livin' the dream. The Diamond's back and she's full of pizzazz. Who's the royal queen? That's right, I am!"♪ (verse on UK Hun? by Bananadrama)
  • "I mean I'm not gonna lie, A'Whora sorta turning me on with this look! Like, I'm kind of into that, like, leather sort of whips and chains, so I was kind of feeling it!"
  • “ You become a diamond under the pressure so keep your head up, no matter the weather.” (Line in “A Little bit of love”
  • " *crying* I'm such an ugly crier!"
  • "It’s Ellie, love, I put the 'D' in 'Diamond'. These girls can't reach me even if they try it. Straight to the top cos I touch the roof. Girl, look at my track record and see the proof. Dundee to London. Yes, I'm well-traveled. Big wig, but it ain't frazzled! Click my heels like one, two, three. I'm the big gingham babe that was made in Dundee!" (Verse in 'A Little Bit of Love')


  • Ellie was one of the contestants who was leaked by Michelle Visage before the cast reveal.[2]
  • Out of drag, Elliot is 6'4 tall, works at McDonald's and has a twin brother named Bryce.
  • Ellie has her own wig company called "Wigzbyellie".
  • Ellie and Lawrence Chaney are the third/fourth queens of the Drag Race franchise to come from Scotland, after Morgan McMichaels and Rosé.
  • At 21, Ellie is the youngest contestant on Drag Race UK Season 2.
  • She is a former Host for Bingo Wigs at Church, Dundee.
  • Ellie's Instagram account was hacked shortly after the Season 2 premiere. She got back access to her account two days later.
  • Ellie's merch Store is featured on Drag Merch UK.
  • Ellie's Mum appears on Slay's Facebook Lives and is known there as Mumsy Diamond, after a spelling error turned into a joke.
  • McDonald's UK’s Instagram account has shared Ellie’s posts and even posting her promo on their account. This is because she works at McDonald's out of drag and has a great relationship with her branch.
  • Ellie is the first Drag Race UK contestant to place "Safe" four episodes in a row.
  • Ellie is the second Drag Race UK contestant to never win a main challenge and make top 4 after Cheryl Hole.
    • She is the 6th contestant on a regular season overall after Shannel, Jujubee, Cheryl Hole, Scarlett BoBo (who won a challenge in the top 4 episode), and Miss Abby OMG.
      • She is the third contestant on a regular season to never win a main challenge and make it to the finale, after Jujubee and Miss Abby OMG.
  • Ellie is the first queen, alongside Tayce, to be given a Double Shantay on Drag Race UK.
  • Ellie, alongside Lawrence Chaney, was featured on the documentary 'Mother Tuckers: Drag Queens of Glasgow'.
  • Ellie thought Veronica Green should have been UK Season 2's Miss Congeniality.
    • She said Veronica helped her a lot in the show, shoot her promo and even gave her a hoop skirt to shoot her final look.
  • In the RuPaul's Drag Race (Season 13) finale, when RuPaul was interviewing Rosé, both Ellie and co-star Lawrence Chaney who went on to win received shout outs from both RuPaul and Rosé.
  • In a personalised Cameo, Ellie revealed that her mother is from Arizona.
    • From ages 8 to 11, she lived in Grand Junction, Colorado.
  • For Ellie's original entrance line, she planned to carry in a bottle of pink poppers, give them a whiff and say "I kinda like the smell" However, BBC didn't sign off on it.


UK Season 2 Looks




  • RuPaul's Drag Race UK Season 2, as contestant, placed 4th. (2021)


Singles and EPs


Year Title Artwork Notes
2021 "Rats:
The Rusical"
RatsTheRusicalArtwork.jpg by The Cast of RuPaul's Drag Race UK, Season 2
2021 "UK Hun?
(United Kingdolls Version)"
UKHunBananadramaArtwork.jpg by The Cast of RuPaul's Drag Race UK, Season 2

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