Leidy Lei is a New Zealand drag queen, best known for placing third on the first season of House of Drag, a New Zealand drag competiton.


Leidy started doing drag in 2016. On House of Drag, she got into some drama with fellow competitor Trinity Ice. She placed in the bottom two three times on her season, however she did get one win in a dancing challenge. She also describes her style as gothic and punk.

Name Origin

"My name as a boy is Leighton! I get called Lei, so I liked that as a surname. And I like that Leidy sounds like a dog’s name..." Leidy Lei explains her drag name on an ITW.

House of Drag

Leidy Lei
Statistics HoD
Ranking: 3rd
Times as Team Captain: 0
Main Challenges Won: 1 (Ep. 5)
Times in Bottom Two: 3 (Eps. 2, 4, 6)
Episode Eliminated: Episode 7


  • She has been doing drag since 2016.
  • She was the first House of Drag contestant to survive three times in the bottom two.

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