Kenya Michaels is the stage name of Kenya Olivera Bonilla, a former drag performer, originally from Puerto Rico. She competed in Season 4 of RuPaul's Drag Race.

RuPaul's Drag Race

Kenya Michaels
Season Competed Season 4
Ranking: 5th Place
Mini-Challenges Won: 2 (Eps. 3, 10)
Times as Team Captain: 1 (Ep. 3)
Times Placed High 2 (Eps. 2, 3)
Main Challenges Won: 0
Times Placed Low 2 (Eps. 1, 4)
Times in Bottom: 2 (Eps. 5, 10)
Episode Eliminated Episodes 5 & 10

Kenya was first eliminated in Episode 5, Snatch Game, after doing a bad Beyoncé impression and landing in the bottom two alongside Milan.

She was eliminated again in Episode 10, DILFs: Dads I'd Like to Frock, after coming back (in the same episode), losing to Latrice Royale.

Name Origin

Kenya is from the African country, and Michaels is in honor of the choreographer Mia Michaels, a dance teacher in Puerto Rico whom Kenya loves.

Memorable Quotes

  • "Hi, Girls-ah!" *mug* *mug* - Entrance Quote
  • "I'm a little person, but I'm FIERCE... BITCH!"
  • "I like to MOVE my body!"
  • "Work! Work! Work!"
  • "Hola!"
  • "Mira mi Cabello! Perra!"
  • "I'm going to teach you Spanish right now!"
  • "I feel amazing!"
  • "RUN! GIMME! AH!"
  • "I say get your rebel on, and fight!"
  • "Mama, It is not what you say, it's what you do!"
  • "I'm gonna take a sweet dream right now!"
  • "I'm a survivor! I'm a survivor!" - While "imitating" Beyoncé on the Snatch Game.
  • "Reminds me of high school gym class..."
  • *clap*
  • "Jesus is a biscuit!" - speaking in accent after Phi Phi O'Hara's and Sharon Needles' fight.



Season 4 Looks

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