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Envy Peru, also known as Miss Envy Peru, is the stage name of Boris Itzkovich Escobar,[1] a drag performer and the winner of Season 1 of Drag Race Holland.[4]

Drag Name Origin

Her first name comes from a friend who told her she wanted to name her future daughter 'Envy'.

Furthermore, 'Peru' is a reference to her Peruvian roots. She was born in Trujillo, Peru.

Track Record(s)

Envy Peru
Seasons Competed: Holland Season 1
Ranking: 1st Place
(Winner)
Maxi Challenges Won: 4 (Eps. 2, 4, 5, 6)
Mini Challenges Won: 2 (Eps. 2, 7)
Times as Team Captain: 1 (Ep. 2)
Times in Bottom Two: 0
Episode Eliminated: N/A

Memorable Quotes

Drag Race Holland Season 1

  • "Je dacht toch niet dat ik het feestje echt aan mij voorbij liet gaan?" (entrance quote)
  • "We beginnen met een lekkere warming-up van Megan; je moeder haat haar, maar je vader adoreerd haar." (during the workout challenge in episode 2)
  • "Vinden jullie het leuk thuis?" (during the workout challenge in episode 2)
  • "Will Koopman, ik hoop dat je me ziet, meid. Oeh, talent is born!"
  • "Wat voel ik nu door m'n panty?"
  • "I just peed."
  • "Girl, really?! Ik kijk Janey aan en we zitten echt zo van: girl, what the fuck is this? We're both not having this. Nee, echt niet!" (Upon hearing about the Double Shantay)
  • "¡Que viva Perú, carajo!" (After winning Drag Race Holland)

Trivia

  • Envy Peru was originally born in Peru, but moved to the Netherlands at the age of four.[5]
  • Envy is the first Peruvian to participate in Drag Race.
  • Envy is trilingual, being able to speak Spanish, English and Dutch fluently.
  • In 2017, Envy won the international ball title "Miss Fish" at Superball Amsterdam. Janey Jacké also won this pageant in 2013.[6]
  • Envy, along with Miss Abby OMG and Ivy-Elyse, founded the drag house "Mermaids Mansion".
  • Previously to Drag Race, Envy starred in BNNVARA's 'De Diva in Mij' ('The Diva in Me'), a Dutch TV-show where regular woman received makeovers from drag queens.
  • At the reveal of Season 1 of Drag Race Holland, Envy is the most followed queen on social media in the region of Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg) and out of any contestant on her season, surpassing 100K followers after the first episode aired.
  • Envy was the first queen of Drag Race Holland to get verified on Instagram.
  • Envy is the first contestant of Drag Race Holland to win four challenges.
  • Envy thought Megan Schoonbrood should have been the Miss Congeniality of Season 1.[7]
  • During the Makeover Challenge, filming had to be interrupted a few times because Envy's mom kept waving at the cameramen.[8]
  • Envy is the second queen to win three consecutive main challenges in a regular season, after Angele Anang.
  • Envy is the first and only queen to win four solo main challenges by the sixth competitive episode.
    • Taking shared wins and runway challenges into consideration, Envy would be the second queen to accomplish the four wins by six episodes, after Angele Anang.
    • Envy is the fifth queen overall to win four main challenges on a regular season of Drag Race, after Sharon Needles, Shea Couleé, Angele Anang and Gigi Goode.
    • Envy is the second queen to have four wins and never be placed in the bottom two, after Gigi Goode
    • Envy is the first queen to have four wins and never land in the bottom three
  • Envy is the first queen to win Snatch Game on Drag Race Holland.
  • Envy is the fourth queen in the Drag Race franchise to never place below SAFE.
  • Envy is the first winner of Drag Race Holland.
  • Envy is the first queen in the Drag Race franchise to only win or place SAFE each episode.
  • Envy is the first and currently only Peruvian winner in the Drag Race franchise.
  • On Latrice Royale's and Manila Luzon's podcast 'The Chop', Envy revealed that the crown and scepter she was supposed to be crowned with didn't arrive on time, so production had to crown her in plastic variations. She received the real ones after filming had wrapped.[9]
  • Fred van Leer revealed on his Instagram that Envy would do his makeup for season 2 of Drag Race Holland.[10]
  • After winning Drag Race Holland, RTL4 (the company that owns Videoland), made Envy the judges' chairwoman for their new television show Make Up Your Mind. The show features Fred van Leer and NikkieTutorials as Team Captains who have to guess which Dutch celebrities are hiding under a fabulous Drag Persona. ChelseaBoy, Madame Madness, Megan Schoonbrood and Miss Abby OMG, among some other Drag Queens, are the jury.
  • Envy was a guest judge on episode 7 of the first season of Drag Race España.
    • This makes her the first past winner (and contestant) to appear as a guest judge on a Drag Race series.
    • Envy was also a guest judge during the Grand Finale of Drag Race Holland Season 2.
  • On the Exposed: Dragged Out podcast Envy revealed that when she won the makeover challenge on Drag Race Holland she gave her win to Ma'Ma Queen because she was so touched by her story with her father, but the moment was never aired.[11]
  • Envy, with Vanessa Van Cartier, are the first pair of "mothers/daughters" to win Drag Race.[12]

Gallery

Drag Race Holland Season 1

Drag Race Holland Season 1 Looks

Drag Race España Season 1

Drag Race España Season 1 Looks

Drag Race Holland Season 2

Drag Race Holland Season 2 Looks

Make Up Your Mind Season 2

Make Up Your Mind Season 2 Looks

Videos

DRH Season 1


Filmography

TV

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2019 De Diva in Mij Self Host
2020 Betreden Op Eigen Risico Self
2020 Drag Race Holland (Season 1) Self Winner
2020 Lieve Frogers Self Ep. 1
2020 Nationale 2020 Test Self
2021 Splntr! Self Ep. 4 + mini documentary
2021 Glow Up Self Ep. 3
2021 Make Up Your Mind (Season 1) Self Chairwoman of judges panel
2021 Drag Race España (Season 1) Self Guest Judge
2021 Pride Test (BNNVARA) Self Host
2021 Drag Race Holland (Season 2) Self Guest Judge
2021 Het Gouden Televizier-Ring Gala Self Special Appearance
2021 De Verraders: Videoland Editie Self Contestant
2021 Het Perfecte Plaatje Self Model
2021 Ranking The Stars Self New Year's Videoland Special
2022 Ranking The Stars Self Valentine's Videoland Special
2022 Make Up-Cup Self Ep. 8

Music Videos

Year Artist Title Notes Ref.
2019 Mermaids Mansion Love is Love Self
2019 Willie Wartaal Daia Self
2020 Steff Da Campo Saving Your Soul Self

Webseries

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2019 The Gay Explorer Self "Drag Makeover" Pts. 1 and 2
2019 NikkieTutorials Self Winter Wonder Week
2019 Spuiten en Slikken Self De Seksmobiel met Jurre Geluk
2020 MTV Nederland Self MTV Next Level with Sophie Milzink

Movies

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2019 Verliefd op Cuba Drag Queen
2019 Wat Je Vind Mag Je Houden Lady LaBelle

External Links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Envy Peru wins 'Drag Race Holland': "Viva Perú, carajo!" | AL DÍA News — November 10, 2020
  2. Miss Envy Peru | Instagram
  3. [1]
  4. https://instinctmagazine.com/drag-race-holland-winner-envy-peru-i-want-to-show-all-those-little-latino-boys-that-they-can-achieve-their-dreams/ Drag Race Holland Winner Envy Peru: I want to show all those little Latino boys that they can achieve their dreams] | Instinct Magazine
  5. Instagram
  6. Meet The 10 Queens of Drag Race Holland | The Drag Room — September 9, 2020
  7. missenvyperu Instagram Stories | Imgur
  8. Spotify
  9. YouTube
  10. Post by fredvanleer | Instagram — May 12, 2021
  11. BONUS: Envious (w/ Drag Race Holland's Envy Peru)
  12. Post by aquariaofficial | Twitter

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