Date of Birth
December 8, 1964
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
New York City, NY
Mike Ruiz (born 1964) is a Canadian-born photographer, director, televison personality, former model, spokesperson, creative director, and actor.
RuPaul's Drag Race, Ruiz has appeared on several reality shows, including Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List and as a celebrity photographer and guest judge. He also rounded out the panel of expert judges on the third season of America's Next Top Model .
Canada's Next Top Model
Ruiz was a member of the cast of
Logo network's reality series, , for its first two seasons. He left the show in 2011.
The A-List: New York
Ruiz hates when queens give him "catalog" for photoshoots even though his wardrobe gives us 1990 Sears catalog.
RuPaul's Drag Race
Mike Ruiz is a photographer for the photoshoots. He usually looks for a certain angle/theme for the pictures. He also judges.
BeBe Zahara Benet , (S1) Tyra Sanchez , (S2) Raja , (S3) Sharon Needles , (S4) Chad Michaels , (AS1) Jinkx Monsoon , (S5) Bianca Del Rio , (S6) Violet Chachki , (S7) Bob The Drag Queen , (S8) Alaska , (AS2) Sasha Velour , (S9) Trixie Mattel , (AS3) Aquaria , (S10) Monét X Change & Trinity The Tuck , (AS4) Yvie Oddly , (S11) Jaida Essence Hall , (S12) Shea Couleé
Nina Flowers , (S1) Raven , (S2, AS1) Manila Luzon , (S3) Chad Michaels & Phi Phi O'Hara , (S4) Alaska & Roxxxy Andrews , (S5) Adore Delano & Courtney Act , (S6) Ginger Minj & Pearl , (S7) Kim Chi & (S8) Naomi Smalls , (S8, AS4) Detox & Katya , (AS2) Peppermint
, (S9) Kennedy Davenport , (AS3) Eureka O'Hara & Kameron Michaels , (S10) Monique Heart , (AS4) Brooke Lynn Hytes , (S11) Crystal Methyd & Gigi Goode , (S12) Jujubee & Miz Cracker
Nina Flowers , (S1) Pandora Boxx , (S2) Yara Sofia , (S3) Latrice Royale , (S4) Ivy Winters , (S5) BenDeLaCreme , (S6) Katya , (S7) Cynthia Lee Fontaine , (S8) Valentina , (S9) Monét X Change , (S10) Nina West , (S11) Heidi N Closet
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RuPaul, Santino Rice , (S1-6) Merle Ginsberg , (S1-2) Billy B , (S3-4) Michelle Visage , (S3-AS5) Mike Ruiz , (Guest Judge S1-7) Carson Kressley , (S7-AS5) Ross Mathews , (S7-AS5) Todrick Hall
, Keon Hunt (S1) , Preston Taylor (S1) , Emanuel Palmer (S1) , Max " (S2) The Body" Philisaire , Shawn Morales (S2) , Jason Carter (S3-6) , Miles Davis Moody (S3-S13) , Simon Sherry Wood (S6-9) , Bryce Eilenberg (S6) , Jared North (S7-S13) , Yadier Despaigne (S9) , Bruno Carvalho (S9)
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