Hugo Grrrl is a New Zealand drag king and Winner of Season 1 of the New Zealand branch of Drag Race, House of Drag.
Hugo Grrrl is a Wellington-based comedy and cabaret producer, with shows focusing on being rough, sultry and politically charged late-night theatre.
Drag Name Origin
"Hugo because I liked the name and Hugo Grrrl as in 'you go, girl!' because that pun seemed charming and feminist and somehow very me. I was just drawn to it." Hugo Grrrl explains his drag name on an ITW.
|Season Competed||HoD 1|
|Times as Team Captain:||0|
|Main Challenges Won:||1 (Ep. 3)|
|Times in Bottom Two:||0|
- Hugo is the first drag king to compete on and win any televised drag competition.
- He is the first contestant on House of Drag to never place in the bottom two (He was followed by Elektra Shock, however Elektra did not win her season.)
- He is the first winner to win only one main challenge, followed by Yvie Oddly.
- He is the drag uncle of House of Drag Season 2's contestant, Willy SmacknTush.
|House of Drag (Season 1)||7 Episodes, Winner|
|2nd: Lola Blades • 3rd: Leidy Lei|
|4th: Bunny Holiday • 5th: Vulga Titz • 6th: Medulla Oblongata • 7th: Trinity Ice • 8th: Luna • 9th: Shavorn Abörealis|