Joey Jay is the stage name of Joey Jadryev, a drag queen based in Phoenix, Arizona and a contestant on Season 13 of RuPaul's Drag Race.

Drag Name Origin

Joey Jay is based off of his real name, Joey Jadryev.

Track Record(s)

Joey Jay
Season Competed: Season 13
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

Season 13

  • "Filler queen. *Smooch*" (Entrance Quote)
  • "I'm the dumbest bitch you'll ever meet."
  • "I lost my train of thought."
  • "Y'all think I'm a basic bitch..... You're not wrong, I can't eat spicy food, I love Vanessa Carlton..."
  • "Well, I like chicken." (to Michelle after she asked her about her outfit)
  • Sis, we're on drag race, it's not called drag walk. (Talking about Kahmora Hall)
  • "Kandy’s like the Charizard evolved version of Miss Vanjie… she ate Miss Vanjie."
  • ''C'mon losers!''


  • Joey is Jewish.
  • Joey competed in male talent pageants before starting drag.
  • Joey competed at Mrs.Gay USofA 2018, and was a Top 12 finalist.
  • Joey works at a software company, with drag as a night time gig.
  • Joey does not often wear wigs when in drag.
  • At one point in time, Joey, Jaida Essence Hall, Trixie Mattel, and Jaymes Mansfield all lived in the same apartment complex in Milwaukee.
  • Joey auditioned twice before being cast on her third audition for Season 13.
  • Joey performed once a week before competing on Drag Race.


Season 13 Looks

Social Media


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