Jackie Cox is the stage name of Darius Rose, a drag performer and one of the Season 12 contestants of RuPaul's Drag Race.

Name Origin

Her drag name was created by her and her best friend in college as a character that they made up who is in musical theatre.

RuPaul's Drag Race

Jackie Cox
Seasons Competed: Season 12
Ranking: TBA
Maxi Challenges Won: TBA
Mini Challenges Won: TBA
Times as Team Captain: TBA
Times in Bottom Two: TBA
Episode Eliminated: TBA

Memorable Quotes

  • "Roll call...I’m Jackie! Salaam! The Persian princess of drag has arrived!" (entrance quote)
  • "Hey I'm Jackie, Miss Cox if you're naughty, just like my girls Laverne, Deb and Courtney. Giving schatzi style, take it to the floor, I'm not just the Persian princess next door. Fab, funny, feminine, and absolutely fierce. So salamati, boys, that's how I say cheers! From the streets of Hell's Kitchen right to the runway. This beat is so bitchin', you better say shantay!" (verse in "I'm That Bitch")
  • "I’m like "FRANCE!"
  • "Widow, I'm so sorry.” (to Widow Von'Du)
  • "It may not be RuPaul's Bestfriend Race, but it has to be RuPaul’s Colleague and Coworker Race."
  • ”I love you Harry Hamlin!” (as Lisa Rinna on Snatch Game)


  • She is the second queen of Middle Eastern descent after Shangela, who is half Saudi Arabian.
  • She was born in Canada, meaning she's the third Canadian queen to compete in the franchise after Brooke Lynn Hytes and Crystal.
  • Before Drag Race, Jackie appeared on a segment of What Would You Do, along with Monét X Change.
  • Jackie is the oldest queen to compete on this season, followed by Brita who is 5 months younger than her.


Season 12 Looks




  • (2020) RuPaul's Drag Race, on Season 12

Web Series



  • (2020) "Im That Bitch" by RuPaul ft. RuPaul's Drag Race Season 12 Cast

Social Media


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