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Kennedy Davenport is an American drag performer who competed in Season 7 of RuPaul's Drag Race. She finished the race in 4th place, being sent home by Violet Chachki, Pearl, and Ginger Minj.

Kennedy returned for Season 3 of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars. She finished the race as a runner-up, to the winner Trixie Mattel.

Kennedy returned as a Lip-Sync Assassin for All Stars 5. She lost her lip-sync to Miz Cracker.

On April 3, 2024, Kennedy was announced as one of eight queens to appear in RuPaul's Drag Race Live Untucked.

On June 26, 2024, Kennedy was announced as one of the contestants of the second season of Canada's Drag Race: Canada vs The World.

Track Record(s)[]

Statistics USA Season 7 USA All Stars
Season 3
Canada vs The World
Season 2
Ranking: 4th Place 2nd Place
(Runner-Up)
TBA
Maxi Challenges Won: 2 (Eps. 4, 7) 1 (Ep. 3) TBA
Mini Challenges Won: 2 (Eps. 3, 8) 0 TBA
Times as Team Captain: 1 (Ep. 3) 0 TBA
Times in Bottom: 2 (Eps. 3, 11) 4 (Eps. 2, 4, 6, 7) TBA
Episode Eliminated: Episode 12 Episode 8 TBA

Biography[]

Kennedy Davenport is Sahara Davenport's drag sister. She is in the drag family of Davenports. She is from Dallas, Texas and attended the BFA Dance program at University of North Carolina School of the Arts.[citation needed]

Kennedy has won several pageant crowns and is known for being a polished, professional queen, who is well-renowned for her incredible dance numbers and lip-syncing skills.

Drag Name Origin[]

Her name was given by her drag mother, Kelexis Davenport, who said that Kennedy was a unisex name and appealed to different audiences. Davenport came from Divine's role as Dawn Davenport in Female Trouble.[citation needed]

Memorable Quotes[]

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 7[]

  • "Well, hello!" (entrance quote)
  • "She's just a BITCH." (referring to Violet Chachki.)
  • "Opinions are like buttholes... everybody got one."
  • "IJS: I'm just sayin."
  • "Love is understanding, unconditional. Love is accepting, and never fails."
  • "But she's... beautiful!"
  • "Girl, please! Nope. Sorry. Next."
  • "I am team Jaidynn Diore Fierce!"
  • "Bitch, don't fuck it up!"
  • "Girl, no comment!"
  • "WOOOOOOO! Shut up!" (during Season 7 Snatch Game as Little Richard.)
  • "She tightens the screws, 'cause we all love a tight screw, a-whoo!" (during Season 7 Snatch Game as Little Richard.)
  • "Wrong note, sugar." (to Ginger Minj as Adele in Snatch Game.)
  • "She's using my EBT card," (to Ginger Minj as Adele in Snatch Game.)
  • "It is figured out."
  • "Everything gets bigger in Texas, and I fit right on in!"
  • "The struggle is real."
  • "I'm old school... With a touch of new school."
  • "After a long night of hookin', trade didn’t like the session so he had gutted me..and set me on fire..but I didn’t die..bitch, I crystalized…and now I’m a Glamazon bitch ready for the runway." (Kennedy's backstory for her Death Becomes Her runway in Season 7, Episode 6 "Ru Hollywood Stories.”)
  • "Oh, oh, oh, oh okay."

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 3[]

  • "Round two, bitches! Haha!" (entrance quote)
  • "Milk." (Kennedy while eliminating Milk.)
  • "I'm a man."
  • "Fuck my drag, right?" (after Milk stated that she wanted Thorgy Thor to stay instead of Kennedy in All Stars 3, Episode 2 "Divas Lip Sync Live.)
  • "They're gonna me-me your ass to death, bitch."
  • "All I had was, uh, he turned out to be a crackhead, and he stole all my shit out of my apartment. But, I found him, though, and shot his ass." (during The B*tchelor)
  • Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman: "What you favorite part of my body?"
    • Kennedy: "That dick." (during The B*tchelor)
  • "I'm a man." (during The B*tchelor)
  • "She could be so "Oh, World Peace" BITCH."
  • "She gives me valley, but you really go to Compton."
  • "You don't get why i sent you home? I have a lot of reasons." (to Milk)
  • “Say yes to drag. Yes, ma'am, to drag! It slays, it pays. Unleash the diva that lives deep inside your mind. If you want to play.” (verse in Drag Up Your Life)
  • ♪ Know you're sexy and keep slaying the game, make the world remember your name! Feel the puss style deep in your soul. Let your body, lose control!♪ (Verse in Kitty Girl)
  • "They gon' mimi your ass to death honey"

The Pit Stop[]

  • ♪ Black stockings, white shoes... shouldn't be allowed in the church!♪

Canada's Drag Race: Canada vs The World Season 2[]

  • "Neward, La Guardia, ha.. I've been international, woo-oo-oo! Shut up!"
  • "I'm the girl you hate cause I give you no attention, with my head held high, I rise like hypertension! I be focused, you know this, don't come my way cause you bogus, hocus pocus, I'm ready to read, begone little boy cause you're out of my league! Don't fight me, get like me, don't hate me, congratulate me, don't faze me.. I'm the queen that everybody pays to see!" (Verse in "Tongue Pop")
  • "It's hard to take a side, but, in this situation it'd kinda easy to take a side. I definitely feel like Alexis did better. Ray Charles could see that and he's blind and he's dead.. but uh- *laughter*"

Trivia[]

  • During her time on Season 7, Kennedy...
    • ...was the first contestant ever to share a Snatch Game win, along with Ginger Minj.
      • She is also the first contestant ever to impersonate a male celebrity who is not a drag queen.
    • ....had the exact same track record as her fellow competitor Katya, both having two wins, four high placements, three safe placements and two bottom 2 placements each.
  • On All Stars 3, Kennedy was...
    • ...the first contestant to place as a Runner-Up after being up for elimination four times.
      • Despite her four bottom placements, her lipstick was never picked by any of the Top 2 queens.
    • ...the third contestant ever to make it to the finale after having placed on the top only once throughout the season, following Team Rujubee and Roxxxy Andrews.
    • ...the second contestant to have won the Snatch Game on her original season, and then to have placed in the bottom on the All Stars Snatch Game, following Tatianna.
    • ...the third contestant ever to be in the bottom at least four times in a single season, following Coco Montrese and Roxxxy Andrews.
    • ...the only constant to lose a lip sync against Trixie Mattel, during the final lip sync for the crown.
  • Although Kennedy received more wins on Season 7, she placed higher on All Stars 3 (4th and 2nd respectively).
  • Kennedy is a member of the House of Ebony, a Ballroom house from the Mainstream scene. She is acknowledged Legendary for walking the Drags Runway categories, but she also walked Drags Face and Drag Realness.[3]
  • Kennedy competed on America's Got Talent in 2013. She was eliminated in the Vegas round.
  • Kennedy won several prestigious pageants including Miss Gay USofA in 2019 (a title also won by Alyssa Edwards and Asia O'Hara).
  • Kennedy is the drag aunt of Season 11 contestants A'keria C. Davenport and Honey Davenport, and the drag sister of Season 2 contestant Sahara Davenport.[citation needed]
  • Kennedy is one of three RuGirls to win the Miss Parliament House title,[citation needed] the other two being Trinity The Tuck and Trinity K. Bonet.
  • Kennedy and Chi Chi DeVayne are the first pair of drag queens to be in the same drag family and compete against each other on the same season (later followed by LaLa Ri and Tamisha Iman).
  • Kennedy identifies as bisexual.[4]
  • One of Kennedy's drag daughters is Season 16 contestant Mhi'ya Iman Le'Paige.
  • As mentioned during Canada's Drag Race: Canada vs The World (Season 2), Kennedy is currently in a relationship with a trans man, and was expecting a baby at the time of filming.
    • Unfortunately, in a post on Kennedy's Instagram, she revealed that her boyfriend had a miscarriage shortly after filming wrapped up.[5]

Gallery[]

RuPauls' Drag Race Season 7[]

RuPauls' Drag Race Season 7 Looks[]

RuPauls' Drag Race All Star Season 3[]

RuPauls' Drag Race All Star Season 3 Looks[]

RuPauls' Drag Race All Stars Season 5[]

RuPauls' Drag Race All Stars Season 5 Looks[]

Canada's Drag Race: Canada vs The World Season 2[]

Canada's Drag Race: Canada vs The World Season 2 Looks[]

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