In addition to RuPaul, each season of Drag Race has featured two other regular judges. Additionally, each episode has guest judges (usually two) who only appear in that episode.

Regular Judges

Name Seasons
1 2 3 4 AS1 5 6 7 8 AS2 9 AS3 10 AS4 11 12 AS5
RuPaul Main
Santino Rice Main Guest
Merle Ginsberg Main Guest
Michelle Visage Main
Billy B Main
Carson Kressley Main
Ross Matthews Guest Main
Todrick Hall Guest Main Guest

Guest Judges

Season 1

Name Short Bio Episode
Bob Mackie fashion designer 1
Mike Ruiz photographer 1
Michelle Williams singer 2
Frank Gatson, Jr. choreographer and director 2
Debra Wilson actress and comedian 3
Howard Bragman public relations 3
Jenny Shimizu model and actress 4
Gordon Espinet Makeup Artistry, MAC Cosmetics 4
Lucy Lawless actress 5
Robin Antin singer 5
Jeffrey Moran image consultant 6
María Conchita Alonso singer/songwriter and actress 6

Season 2

Name Short Bio Episode
Mike Ruiz Photographer 1
Kathy Griffin actress, comedian, writer, producer, and television host 1
Kim Coles actress, comedian and game show host 2
Dita Von Teese burlesque dancer, model, costume designer 2
Kathy Najimy actress and comedian 3
Tanya Tucker country music artist 3
Lisa Rinna actress and television host 4
Niecy Nash comedian, model, actress, and producer 4
Mathu Andersen makeup artist 5
Martha Wash singer and songwriter 5
Henry Rollins musician 6
Terri Nunn singer and actress 6
Gigi Levangie novelist, screenwriter, and producer 7
Jackie Collins romance novelist 7
Debbie Reynolds actress 8
Cloris Leachman actress 8
Toni Ko Nyx Cosmetics Founder 8
Tatum O'Neal actress and author 9
Marissa Jaret Winokur actress 9

Season 3

Name Short Bio Episode
Mike Ruiz photographer, director, and reality television personality. 2, 12, 13
Bruce Vilanch comedy writer, songwriter, and actor 2
Vanessa Williams actress, singer, and former Miss America 2
Lily Tomlin actress and comedian 3
Alessandra Torresani actress 3
LaToya Jackson singer 4, 13
Susan Powter motivational speaker and fitness guru 4
Billy B makeup artist 4, 5, 7, 8
Margaret Cho actress and comedian 12
Eliza Dushku actress 7
Carmen Electra actress 10
Fantasia Barrino singer, actress, and author 11
Gigi Levangie Grazer novelist and host of Logo's The Arrangement 13
Debbie Matenopoulos television host 5
Wayne Brady actor, comedian, and singer 11
Jeffrey Moran At Vodka marketing/branding executive. 10
Arden Myrin comedian; former cast member of MADtv 8
Sharon Osbourne television host and reality television personality 12
Amber Rose model 6
Rita Rudner comedian 8
Sara Rue actress 7
Chloë Sevigny actress and model 5
Cheryl Tiegs model 9
Aisha Tyler comedienne and actress 6
Jody Watley R&B/pop singer 10
Johnny Weir professional figure skater 9

Season 4

Name Short Bio Episode
Mike Ruiz photographer 1
Elvira actress and television hostess 1
Rick Fox basketball player 2
John Salley professional basketball player 2
Amber Riley actress and singer 3
Natalie Cole actress, pianist, singer and songwriter 3
Billy B makeup artist 4, 6
Max Mutchnick television producer 4
Nicole Sullivan actress, comedian, voice artist 4
Loretta Devine actress 5
Ross Mathews comedian and television personality 5
Pauley Perrette actress, singer, writer 6
Kelly Osbourne television host and comedian 6
Regina King actress 7
Pam Tillis singer and songwriter 7
Lucian Piane music producer 8
Jennifer Tilly actress 8
Pamela Anderson actress 8
Dan Savage author 9
Jeffrey Moran Absolute Vodka marketing/branding executive 9
Jesse Tyler Ferguson actor 10
Jennifer Love Hewitt actress and singer 10
Wynonna Judd actress and singer 11
Rose McGowan actress 11

All Stars 1

Name Short Bio Episode
Janice Dickinson model, photographer, author, and talent agent 3
Beth Ditto singer, songwriter and model 6
Rachel Dratch actress and comedian 3
Elvira actress and horror hostess 5
Rachel Hunter actress and reality television show host 1
Vicki Lawrence actress, comedienne, and singer 2
Ross Matthews comedian and television personality 1
Wendi McLendon-Covey actress, writer, producer and comedienne 5
Cheri Oteri actress and comedienne 6
Rosie Perez actress, dancer, choreographer, director and community activist 4
Busy Phillips actress 2
Mary Wilson singer, author, and actress 4

Season 5

Name Short Bio Episode
Maria Conchita Alonso singer/songwriter and actress 9
Joan Van Ark actress 8
Chaz Bono writer and activist 4
Downtown Julie Brown actress and MTV VJ 5
Julie Brown actress-comedienne 5
Coco model 3
Camille Grammer television personality 1
Marg Helgenberger actress 11
LaToya Jackson singer 6
Kristen Johnston actress 2
Leslie Jordan actor 7
Clinton Kelly fashion stylist 10
George Kotsiopoulos editor and fashion consultant 10
Juliette Lewis actress and singer 2
Bob Mackie fashion designer 11
Jeffery Moran VP of public relations at Absolute Vodka 7
Aubrey O’Day singer 8
The Pointer Sisters girl group 6
Paulina Porizkova model and actress 3
Mike Ruiz photographer 1
Jamie-Lynn Sigler actress and singer 9
Travis Wall dancer 4

Season 6

Name Short Bio Episode
Adam Lambert singer, songwriter and stage actor 1
Mike Ruiz photographer 1
Khloe Kardashian televison personality 2, 11
Lena Headey actress 3
Linda Blair actress 3
Lucian Piane composer and music producer 4
Sheryl Lee Ralph actress, singer, and activist 4
Gillian Jacobs actress 5
Heather McDonald actress, comedian and author 5
Eve hip hop recording artist and actress 6
Trina rapper and model 6
Leah Remini actress and comedian 7
Lainie Kazan actress and singer 7
Bruce Vilanch comedy writer, songwriter and actor 8
Jaime Pressly actress and model 8
Chaz Bono advocate, writer, musician and actor 9
Georgia Holt singer-songwriter, actress, and model 9
Paula Abdul singer-songwriter, choreographer and television personality 9
Neil Patrick Harris actor and television host 10
David Burtka actor and chef 10
Bob Mackie fashion designer 11
Ian Drew Entertainment Director of US Weekly 12
Our Lady J musician and transgender icon 12

Season 7

Name Short Bio Episode
Kathy Griffin actress/comedian 1
Jordin Sparks singer and actress 2
Olivia Newton-John actress and singer 2
Kat Dennings actress 3
Mel B singer 3
Jessica Alba actress 4
Lucian Piane music producer 4
Isaac Mizrahi fashion designer 5
Ariana Grande singer and actress 6
Merle Ginsberg journalist 6
Tamar Braxton singer and television personality 7
Michael Urie actor 7
LeAnn Rimes country and pop singer 8
Nelson Ellis actor 8
John Waters director 9
Demi Lovato singer and actress 9
Alyssa Milano actress 10
Rachel Harris actress and comedian 10
Santino Rice fashion designer 11
Rebecca Romijn actress 11

Season 8

Name Short Bio Episode
Nicole Richie television personality 1
Ester Dean singer/songwriter 2
Jamal Sims choreographer 2
Lucian Piane music producer 2, 3
Faith Evans singer 3
Tasha Smith actress and comedian 3
Debbie Harry singer 4
Chris Stein musician 4
Gigi Hadid model 5
Chanel Iman model 5
Todrick Hall singer-songwriter 6
Marc Jacobs fashion designer 6
Thomas Roberts television journalist 7
Vivica A. Fox actress, producer and television host 7
David Sedaris author, humorist, and radio contributor 8
Amy Sedaris actress, author, and comedian 8

All Stars 2

Name Short Bio Episode
Raven-Symoné actress and comedian 1
Ross Matthews comedian and television personality 2,5,8
Jeremy Scott fashion designer 3
Nicole Scherzinger singer and actress 4
Graham Norton television host 6
Aubrey Plaza actress and comedian 7

Season 9

Name Short Bio Episode
Lady Gaga singer and actress 1
The B-52's new wave band 2
Cheyenne Jackson actor and singer 3
Todrick Hall actor and singer 3, 5
Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman actor and model 4
Naya Rivera actress and singer 4
Meghan Trainor singer and songwriter 5
Candis Cayne actress 6
Denis O'Hare actor 6
Jennie Garth actress 7
Tori Spelling actress and television personality 7
Tamar Braxton singer and television personality 8
Fortune Feimster writer, comedian, and actress 8
Noah Galvin actor 9
Lisa Robertson poet 9
Kesha singer and songwriter 10
Andie MacDowell actress 11
Joan Smalls fashion model 11

All Stars 3

Name Short Bio Episode
Vanessa Hudgens singer and actress 1
Todrick Hall actor and singer 2
Vanessa Williams actor and singer 2
Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman actor and model 3
Constance Zimmer actress 3
Kristin Chenoweth singer and actress 4
Nicole Byer comedian and actress 4
Tituss Burgess singer and actor 5
Shay Mitchell actress and model 5
Adam Lambert singer and actor 6
Emma Bunton singer and actress 6
Chris Colfer actor and singer 7
Garcelle Beauvias actress and model 7

Season 10

Name Short Bio Episode
Christina Aguilera singer and actress 1
Halsey singer and songwriter 2
Padma Lakshmi author, actress, model and television host 2
Courtney Love singer, songwriter and actress 3
Nico Tortorella actor and model 3
Logan Browning actress 4
Tisha Campbell Martin actress and singer 4
Carrie Preston actress, producer, and director 5
Shania Twain singer and songwriter 5
Kumail Nanjiani comedian, actor and writer 6
Emily V. Gordon writer and producer 6
Audra McDonald actress and singer 7
Kate Upton model and actress 7
Billy Eichner comedian, actor and writer 8
Andrew Rannells actor and singer 8
Ilana Glazer comedian, writer and actress 9
Abbi Jacobson comedian, writer and actress 9
Miles Heizer actor and musician 10
Lizzo rapper and singer 10
Ashanti singer, songwriter and actress 11
Lena Dunham actress, writer and director 11
Todrick Hall singer, director, and choreographer 12

All Stars 4

Name Short Bio Episode
Jenifer Lewis actress and singer 1
Ciara singer-songwriter, dancer, and model 2
Kacey Musgraves singer-songwriter 2
Todrick Hall singer, director and choreographer 2, 10
Gus Kenworthy freestyler skier 3
Keiynan Lonsdale actor, singer-songwriter, and dancer 3
Zoë Kravitz actress 4
Erica Ash actress 4
Yvette Nicole Brown actress, comedian, and singer 5
Cecily Strong actress and comedian 5
Rita Ora singer-songwriter 7
Susanne Bartsch event producer 7
Francis Bean Cobain visual artist 8
Ellen Pompeo actress 8
Jason Wu artist and fashion designer 9

Season 11

Name Short Bio Episode
Miley Cyrus actress and singer 1
Bobby Moynihan actor and comedian 2
Sydelle Noel actress and athlete
Guillermo Diaz actor 3
Troye Sivan actor and musician
Tiffany Pollard reality tv personality and actress 4
Joel McHale actor and comedian
Cara Delevingne actress, model, and singer 5
Elvira actress
Travis Wall Dancer/coreographer 6
Mirai Nagasu American figure skater
Adam Rippon Olympic figure skater
Amber Valletta model, actress 7
Kandi Burruss singer/songwriter, actress
Clea DuVall actress, writer, director 8
Tony Hale actor, comedian
Natasha Lyonne actress, writer, producer 9
Cheyenne Jackson Actor, singer/songwriter
Fortune Feimster writer, comedian, actress
Gina Rodriguez actress 10
Katherine Langford actress
Lena Waithe screenwriter, producer, actress 11
Wanda Sykes writer, comedian, actress
Todrick Hall singer, director, and choreographer 12

Season 12

Name Short Bio Episode
Nicki Minaj singer 1
Robyn 2
Thandie Newton actress
Olivia Munn 3
Leslie Jones comedian and actress 4
Normani singer 5
Daniel Franzese actor, comedian and activist 6
Jonathan Bennett actor and model
Alexandria Ocaso-Cortez politician and activist 7
Winnie Harlow model
Chaka Khan singer 8
Jeff Goldblum actor and musician 9
Rachel Bloom actress, comedian, and singer
Daisy Ridley actress 10
Whoopi Goldberg actress, comedian, and personality 11
Jamal Sims choreographer 12

All Stars 5

Name Short Bio Episode
Ricky Martin singer 1
Madison Beer singer 2
Tessa Thompson actress
Nicole Byer comedian and host 3
Martyn Lawrence Bullard interior designer and television personality
Sarah Hyland actress 4
Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman actor and model 5
Tommy Dorfman actor
Bebe Rexha singer 6
Jane Krakowski actress 7
Sam Richardson actor
Todrick Hall singer, director and choreographer 8
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