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Kyne is the stage name of Kyne Santos, a drag performer and one of the Season 1 contestants of Canada's Drag Race.

Name Origin

Her name comes from Kyne, a God in Bethesda Softworks Fantasy RPG Series "The Elder Scrolls".

Canada's Drag Race

Kyne
Seasons Competed: Season 1
Ranking: 11th
Maxi Challenges Won: 0
Mini Challenges Won: 1 (Ep. 1)
Times placed High: 0
Times as Team Captain: 0
Times placed Low: 1 (Ep. 1)
Times in Bottom Two: 1 (Ep. 2)
Episode Eliminated: Episode 2

In Episode 1, Kyne won the mini-challenge, becoming the first ever person on the show to do so. On the runway, her look was praised by the judges, but she displayed a bad attitude and was shown to be rude and arrogant towards the judges and other contestants, which the judges weren't too pleased by, making her the villain of the season. Kyne placed in the bottom three, however due to winning the mini-challenge, she was declared safe from elimination, but was warned about her behaviour by Brooke-Lynn and was told to be professional.

In Episode 2, Kyne was chosen to be on Team Muffragettes for the "Her-atige" Moments challenge. On the runway, she was criticized for fading into the background and her runway was criticized for not elevating her first time in drag and having her normal colored back (while the rest of her was purple) visible, even though Kyne said she was proud of her look. She placed in the bottom two, lip syncing against Tynomi Banks and sashayed away in 11th place.

Memorable Quotes

  • "Attention fives! A ten has just arrived!" (entrance quote)
  • "My entire drag journey, I've always been my own storyteller."
  • "We live in a world where BOA beat me!"
  • "I forgive you." (talking to Brooke Lynn Hytes)
  • "Stop crying, I'm about to go home. This is my moment. Okay?" (talking to Tynomi Banks after lip sync)
  • "See you on the internets. Thanks for watching." (exit quote)

Trivia

  • Kyne is a Math Major at the University of Waterloo and was one of the winners of the prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarship in 2016 valued at $60,000
  • Kyne was the most followed contestant on Instagram prior to the season with over 30k followers.
  • Kyne is a YouTuber and puts up tutorials about sewing, wig styling, and makeup. Prior to the season, Kyne had already 107k YouTube followers.
  • Kyne is also popular on TikTok, in which she explains math riddles and theorems. Yahoo! has featured her TikTok videos on their webpage.
  • She is the first queen to win a mini-challenge on Canada's Drag Race.
    • She is also the first mini-challenge winner to get eliminated on Canada's Drag Race.
  • Kyne sees her father as an inspiration.
    • However, he passed away from cancer in 2016.
  • If Kyne would have made it to the Snatch Game, she would have done Dame Shirley Bassey.

Gallery

Canada's Drag Race Season 1 Looks


Videos

Filmography

TV

Web Series

  • TBA

Social Media

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