In addition to RuPaul, each season of RuPaul's 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 13
RuPaul Main / Host
Santino Rice Main Guest
Merle Ginsberg Main Guest
Michelle Visage Main
Billy B Main
Carson Kressley Main
Ross Mathews Guest Main Guest Main
Todrick Hall Guest Main Guest Guest

Guest Judges

Season 1

Name Short Bio Episode
Bob Mackie Fashion designer 1
Mike Ruiz Photographer
Michelle Williams Singer 2
Frank Gatson, Jr. Choreographer, Director
Debra Wilson Actress, Comedian 3
Howard Bragman Public Relations
Jenny Shimizu Model, Actress 4
Gordon Espinet Makeup Artist, MAC Cosmetics
Lucy Lawless Actress 5
Robin Antin Singer
Jeffrey Moran Image Consultant 6
María Conchita Alonso Singer/Songwriter, Actress

Season 2

Name Short Bio Episode
Mike Ruiz Photographer 1
Kathy Griffin Actress, Comedian, Writer,
Producer, TV Host
Kim Coles Actress, Comedian, Game Show Host 2
Dita Von Teese Burlesque Dancer, Model,
Costume Designer
Kathy Najimy Actress, Comedian 3
Tanya Tucker Country Music Artist
Lisa Rinna Actress, TV Host 4
Niecy Nash Comedian, Model, Actress, Producer
Mathu Andersen Makeup Artist 5
Martha Wash Singer, Songwriter
Henry Rollins Musician 6
Terri Nunn Singer, Actress
Gigi Levangie Novelist, Screenwriter, Producer 7
Jackie Collins Romance Novelist
Debbie Reynolds Actress 8
Cloris Leachman Actress
Toni Ko Founder of NYX Cosmetics
Tatum O'Neal Actress, Author 9
Marissa Jaret Winokur Actress

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

Season 4

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

All Stars 1

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

Season 5

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

Season 6

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

Season 7

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

Season 8

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

All Stars 2

Name Short Bio Episode
Raven-Symoné actress and comedian 1
Ross Mathews 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
Meghan Trainor singer and songwriter 5
Candis Cayne actress 6
Denis O'Hare actor
Jennie Garth actress 7
Tori Spelling actress and television personality
Tamar Braxton singer and television personality 8
Fortune Feimster writer, comedian, and actress
Noah Galvin actor 9
Lisa Robertson poet
Kesha singer and songwriter 10
Andie MacDowell actress 11
Joan Smalls fashion model

All Stars 3

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

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
Courtney Love singer, songwriter and actress 3
Nico Tortorella actor and model
Logan Browning actress 4
Tisha Campbell Martin actress and singer
Carrie Preston actress, producer, and director 5
Shania Twain singer and songwriter
Kumail Nanjiani comedian, actor and writer 6
Emily V. Gordon writer and producer
Audra McDonald actress and singer 7
Kate Upton model and actress
Billy Eichner comedian, actor and writer 8
Andrew Rannells actor and singer
Ilana Glazer comedian, writer and actress 9
Abbi Jacobson comedian, writer and actress
Miles Heizer actor and musician 10
Lizzo rapper and singer
Ashanti singer, songwriter and actress 11
Lena Dunham actress, writer and director
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
Todrick Hall singer, director and choreographer 2 10
Gus Kenworthy freestyler skier 3
Keiynan Lonsdale actor, singer-songwriter, and dancer
Zoë Kravitz actress 4
Erica Ash actress
Yvette Nicole Brown actress, comedian, and singer 5
Cecily Strong actress and comedian
Rita Ora singer-songwriter 7
Susanne Bartsch event producer
Francis Bean Cobain visual artist 8
Ellen Pompeo actress
Jason Wu artist and fashion designer 9

Season 11

Name Short Bio Episode
Miley Cyrus Actress, Singer 1
Bobby Moynihan Actor, Comedian 2
Sydelle Noel Actress, Athlete
Guillermo Diaz Actor 3
Troye Sivan Actor, Musician
Tiffany Pollard Reality TV Personality, Actress 4
Joel McHale Actor, Comedian
Cara Delevingne Actress, Model, Singer 5
Elvira Actress
Travis Wall Dancer/Choreographer 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, Choreographer 12

Season 12

Name Short Bio Episode
Nicki Minaj singer 1
Robyn singer 2
Thandie Newton actress
Olivia Munn actress 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

Season 13

Name Short Bio Episode
Jamal Sims Choreographer 2, 8
Nicole Byer Comedian, Actress, and Host 3, 5
Lovi Love Comedian, TV Personality, Actress, and Author 4, 6
Ts Madison Entertainer, Entrepreneur, and LGBT activist 7, 9

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