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.
UK Season 2
Mini Challenges Won:
1 (Ep. 8)
Times in Bottom Two:
1 (Ep. 9)
Maxi Challenges Won:
Times as Team Captain:
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'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.