Medulla Oblongata is a drag queen from New Zealand best known for competing on season 1 of the New Zealand version of RuPaul's Drag Race: House of Drag.


Medulla is a full time drag queen and has starred in a short film about her life. Originally from the Maldives, Medulla fled to New Zealand to escape persecution for being gay and lives there as a refugee.

Name Origin

Medulla's drag name comes from the Medulla Oblongata; the name given to the stem that holds the spinal cord and brain together. "I like to say that I am responsible for your gag reflex," she claims.[1]

House of Drag

Medulla Oblongata
Statistics HoD
Ranking: 6th
Times as Team Captain: 0
Main Challenges Won: 1 (Ep. 1)
Times in Bottom Two: 1 (Ep. 4)
Episode Eliminated: Episode 4

Memorable Quotes

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  • She's the first Maldivian contestant on Drag Race Herstory.
  • She's the first contestant to win a challenge on House of Drag.


House of Drag Looks

Social Media



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