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Hugo Grrrl is the stage name of George Fowler,[1] a New Zealand drag performer, best known for competing on the first season of House of Drag where he placed 1st overall and was crowned the first winner of House of Drag.

About

Hugo is our drag king of the competition and drag is his full-time job.

With a Charlie Chaplin inspired aesthetic, his comedy extends outside of drag, organising events such as the Pun Battle championship – aka the ultimate dad joke showdown.[4]

Drag Name Origin

His name is a pun on 'you go, girl!'[4]

Track Record(s)

Hugo Grrrl
Season Competed House of Drag
Season 1
Ranking: 1st
(Winner)
Times as Team Captain: 0
Main Challenges Won: 1 (Ep. 3)
Times in Bottom Two: 0
Episode Eliminated: N/A

Trivia

  • Hugo, alongside Trinity Ice, are the first transgender contestants to compete on House of Drag.
  • Hugo is the first drag king to compete on House of Drag
    • He is also the first drag king to compete on any televised drag competition.
    • He is also the first drag king to win any televised drag competition.
  • Hugo is the first contestant on House of Drag to never place in the bottom two, he would later be followed by Elektra Shock on the second season of House of Drag.
  • Hugo is the drag father/"uncle" of Willy SmacknTush, a contestant on the second season of House of Drag.

Gallery

House of Drag Season 1

House of Drag Season 1 Looks

Filmography

Year Title Role Note
2018 TVNZ Breakfast[6] Himself
Seven Sharp[7]
House of Drag (Season 1) 7 Episodes, Winner

External Links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 House of Drag winner George Fowler, aka Hugo Grrrl on being Kiwi television's first drag king | Now To Love — December 21, 2018
  2. Post by hugogrrrl | Instagram — January 6, 2022
  3. 3.0 3.1 hugogrrrl's Instagram account | Instagram
  4. 4.0 4.1 Hugo Grrrl | TVNZ
  5. Post by itsleidylei | Instagram — November 17, 2018
  6. Hugo Grrrl on Breakfast TVNZ for The Pun Battle. Youtube. Retrieved on February 12, 2019.
  7. The Pun Battle on Seven Sharp: Hugo Grrrl. Youtube. Retrieved on February 12, 2019.

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