Kiara Schatzi, or simply known as Kiara, is the stage name of Dimitri Nana-Côté, a drag performer and one of the Season 1 contestants of Canada's Drag Race.

Name Origin

Kiara's name comes from the character Kiara in The Lion King II: Simba's Pride. She chose it because she is a Leo and likes lions.

Canada's Drag Race

Seasons Competed: Season 1
Ranking: 8th Place
Times Placed High: 2 (Eps. 2, 4)
Times Placed Low: 1 (Ep. 3)
Times In Bottom Two: 1 (Ep. 5)
Maxi Challenges Won: 0
Mini Challenges Won: 0
Times as Team Captain: 0
Episode Eliminated: Episode 5

Memorable Quotes

  • En français, s'il vous plaît. (entrance quote)
  • "I'm pretty, and I'm versatile!" [winks]
  • "A ticket home!" (upon hearing Kyne's excitement about what prize she will win)
  • "I like that..." (upon hearing Juice Boxx's entrance quote)
  • "Miss Safe at-large." (to Anastarzia Anaquway)
  • "♪ KiKi wanna kai-kai / But none of these queens are my type / I'm sexy, so they want a bite-bite / They can try me, but I will decline-cline / Miss Anaquway, you can sashay / I want a real star, no tea, no safe / Ilona, you're on the same lane / Double chin, double teeth, baby. desolé! ♪" (verse in "Not Sorry Aboot It")
  • "Kiki wanna be on All Stars!" (exit quote)


  • He attended Cégep de Sainte-Foy in Quebec City, and later began attending Concordia University in Montreal to study film.
  • Rita Baga gave Kiara her first gig.
  • Kiara is a member of the Kiki "House of Benetton", the first Ballroom Kiki house founded in Montreal.
  • Her lip-sync with Priyanka is currently the longest lip-sync aired in Drag Race herstory, clocking in at 3 minutes and 14 seconds.
    • It is also the first lip-sync ever aired to exceed 3 minutes.


Canada's Drag Race Season 1 Looks




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