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Ra'Jah Davenport O'Hara is the stage name of Benni Miller, a drag artist, entertainer, creator, dancer, and singer known for competing on Season 11 of RuPaul's Drag Race and placing 9th overall.

She would later return to compete on the sixth season of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars.

Drag Name Origin

Ra'Jah's drag name was given to her by her drag mother, Sha'Nyia Ellis Narcisse. She previously competed in pageants under the name "Ra'Jah O'Hara Narcisse". Both her middle and last name come from the fact that she is a member of the "House of Davenport", as well as "House of O'Hara".

RuPaul's Drag Race

Ra'Jah O'Hara
Season Competed Season 11 All Stars 6
Ranking: 9th Place 2nd/3rd/4th Place
(Runner-Up)
Maxi Challenges Won: 0 2 (Eps. 2, 9)
Mini Challenges Won: 2 (Eps. 3, 5) 0
Times as Team Captain: 1 (Ep. 3) 1 (Ep. 7)
Times in Bottom: 4 (Eps. 3, 4, 6, 7) 2 (Eps. 6, 11)
Episode Eliminated Episode 7 Episode 12

Entrance Quotes

Season 11

"Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Ra'Jah O'Hara's in the house and I hope you came to play."

All Stars 6

"Your salty homegirl is back, and she's sweeter than before!"

Memorable Quotes

Season 11

  • "Let me in! Let me in, it's your girl!" (in Episode 3's mini challenge)
  • "My good fur, my good fur."
  • "Have you ever seen someone finger paint with their feet? That’s Yvie's mug. No, bitch, you could never. A girl that looks like you, smells like you, acts like you? No, ma'am. An ugly girl could never come for a pretty girl. No. It's an ugly bitch like you crawling out of the swamp to come for me? Mm-mm, girl. I'm over it." (about Yvie Oddly coming for her)
  • "She looks like the crypt keeper, so she had to be Kellyanne." (about Yvie Oddly)
  • Alyssa: "Got more legs than a bucket of chicken."
    • Ra'Jah: "Two of them."
  • "Booty hole! *laughs*"
  • "Like, bitch, do you bathe?"
  • "I'm not gagging. I mean I'm gagging from, like, the smell."
  • After Scarlet's elimination:
    • "Honestly, I do feel like it’s some girls that are flyin’ under the radar, like Miss Shuga, where you at?"
    • "My girl Plastique, she’s relying on her looks to get her safe."
    • "Nina, what’s the tea girl?"
      • Ra'Jah: "How are you feeling, empowered?" (To Nina West)
    • "Bitch you are one of the oldest bitches here, why are you always needing approval? The fuck?"
    • "We need y’all gone because.... y’all are takin’ up space." *laughs*
  • About Scarlet Envy's lip stick message.
    • "I really feel like we shouldn't read it."
    • "She's taking up enough mirror space."
  • "I'm so tired of bitches and their lies."
  • “Oh yes this about to be your last dance. We'll see you at the reunion. Bye!” (In the lip-sync with Scarlet Envy.)
  • During Ariel Versace's wig gate at the Reunion:
    • RuPaul: "Ra'Jah, did you take a wig home?"
      • Ra'Jah: "There was one of her wigs that made it in my suitcase."
      • "But bitch, guess what?" *hurls Ariel's purple wig in front of her*
        • The Cast: "THE TUMBLEWEAVE! THE TUMBLEWEAVE!"

All Stars 6

  • "Babyyy, you all better watch out cause Miss Ra'Jah's back! Come on through bitch!"
  • 'Ooohh My GOD!'
  • "Let me tell you something, Ra'Jah is a bad bitch, okay? but Season 11 Ra'Jah, she was just a bitch."
  • "Bitch, the brakes have been cut and I'm going full throttle bitch! Let's go!"
  • "....Okay!.." (During Serena's entrance)
  • In the All Stars 6 Reading Challenge:
    • "Ass Almighty, ankles all tiny." (to A'keria)
    • "I almost didn't recognize you without the beard." (to Scarlet Envy)
  • "I see talent, talent, TALENT!"
  • "🎵 Hell naw! Hell naw! Naw hell naw! 🎵"
  • During the Variety Show:
    • "If you give me a minute of your time, I hope to make a dress that's sublime. "
    • Ra'Jah: "How am I doing on time?" (to Ross Mathews)
      • Ross: "40 seconds left!"
        • Ra'Jah: "Amazing."
    • Ross: "30 seconds left!"
      • Ra'Jah: "Thank you, 30 seconds."
    • Yara: "Hayyaaahhh!!"
      • Ra'Jah: ”Very that."
  • "Kind of like Cinderella but it's like Cinda-oh-hell-yeah! okay?!"
  • "Listen up, I got something to say! Wake up, wake up, and I'm feeling a way. Gotta shake this thing, here's what I say. I'm good, I'm worthy, I was born to be great. Don't let no self-doubt get up in my way. It's all right, you okay, don't stay in that place. Feel your feelings, have your moment, then you throw it away. Do what your grandmama taught you and let you light lead the way." (verse in Show Up Queen)
  • "Well, I am a fitness expert, although i don't like to work out." (As LaToya Jackson in the Snatch Game of Love)
  • "We are celebrating....Our first date, silly!" (As LaToya Jackson in the Snatch Game of Love)
  • "What am i wearing....? A nice pantsuit." (As LaToya Jackson in the Snatch Game of Love)
  • "Well, I am a cat lover, although I'm allergic." (As LaToya Jackson in the Snatch Game of Love)
  • "And if someone makes fun of you for being off-beat, you just tell them 'Baby, you can't hear my song' " (as I'siya Queen on the Drag Tots challenge)
  • "I'SIYA LATER!" (as I'siya Queen on the Drag Tots challenge)

Farewell Message

Season 11

"It's a beautiful day in the 'hood'...wait gotta be my neighbor! XOXO – Rajah.

P.S. – She was the only one to take me out! LOL Love y'all."

Trivia

  • Ra'Jah's favorite color is magenta.[1]
    • However, she exclusively wore the color orange sometime during middle school or high school.[citation needed]
  • Ra'Jah's drag mother is Sha'Nyia Ellis Narcisse, whose drag mother is Silkie O'Hara Monroe, whose drag mother is Kelexis Davenport. Kelexis' other drag daughters include past contestants Sahara Davenport and Kennedy Davenport, as well as Armani Nicole Davenport (drag mother of A'keria Chanel Davenport), Deja Davenport (drag mother of Honey Davenport) and Chevelle Brooks (drag mother of Jiggly Caliente).[citation needed]
  • She and A'keria Chanel Davenport and she and Scarlet Envy are the eighth and ninth pair to lip-sync against each other twice. The other pairs are BenDeLaCreme with Darienne Lake and Shangela, Katya and Alaska, Eureka! with Aquaria and Kameron Michaels, Monique Heart and Trinity The Tuck, and Yvie Oddly and Brooke Lynn Hytes.
  • Ra'Jah is tied with A'keria Chanel Davenport and Honey Davenport to be the 4th contestant from the House of Davenport to appear on the show, the 1st being Sahara Davenport, the 2nd Kennedy Davenport and the third being Monét X Change, who previously performed as 'Monet X Change Davenport'.
  • She is the 4th contestant with the last name 'O'Hara' to appear on the show, following Phi Phi O'Hara, Eureka O'Hara, and Asia O'Hara.
  • She was paired with Ginger Minj for the Mini Challenge Photoshoot.
    • Coincidentally, the two would later end up competing against each other on All Stars 6 and walk into the werkroom consecutively.
  • Ra'Jah is the sixth queen to land in the bottom four times, following Coco Montrese in Season 5, Roxxxy Andrews in All Stars 2, Kennedy Davenport in All Stars 3, and Srimala and Kana Warrior both in Thailand Season 2. She was followed by Heidi N Closet in Season 12, Miss Abby OMG in Holland Season 1, and Tayce in UK Season 2.
    • She is also the first of these queens to achieve this without having won a challenge.
    • She is the second queen in the American series to lip-sync for their lives four times in a single season, following Coco Montrese on Season 5. She was followed by Heidi N Closet in Season 12.
  • Ra'Jah made her yellow star bodysuit look for the Promo and her Entrance look as well.[citation needed]
    • She tweeted that the costs for her garments were only $600.00.[citation needed]
      • She also stated that all of her looks for All Stars 6 were made by her except for her "The Frill of it All" runway, which was made by her sister Ariel O'Hara.[citation needed]
    • Her wig for the promo was made by her fellow castmate, Serena ChaCha.[citation needed]
  • Ra'Jah poked fun of Ariel Versace's wig gate during Drag Con by sprinting pass Ariel and throwing her wig, again, at her as she was posing for the camera.[citation needed]
  • Ra'Jah is the first queen ...
    • ... to sew a garment under 60 seconds as her talent for the Variety Show.
    • ... from All Stars 6 who didn't win a challenge on their original season and won one on All Stars.
    • ... from All Stars 6 to win against or tie the lip-sync with the Lip-Sync Assassin.
    • ... on All Stars to lip-sync against a Lip-Sync Assassin from their original season, Brooke Lynn Hytes.
    • ... on All Stars to win a design challenge, since the challenge debuted on her season, All Stars 6.
  • Ra'Jah is the second queen on All Stars to ...
    • ... have no wins on their original season and win the Ball after Shannel.
    • ... be a POC queen and win the Ball after Bebe Zahara Benet.
    • ... tie the lip-sync against the Lip-Sync Assassin, after Miz Cracker.
    • ... be the first queen on their season to win the lip-sync against the Lip-Sync Assassin and receive a cash tip, after Shea Couleé in AS5.
  • Ra'Jah is the eighth Black contestant to win the second episode in consecutive seasons, after Shangela (in AS3), The Vixen (in S10), Monét X Change (in AS4), Yvie Oddly (in S11), Jaida Essence Hall (in S12), Shea Couleé (in AS5) and Symone (in S13).
  • Ra'Jah and Brooke Lynn Hytes both partook in the earliest instance of a Lip-Sync tie in Drag Race Herstory, as they tied against each other on the second episode of All Stars 6.
    • Coincidentally, it was also the first instance that the Top All Star lip-synced against a Lip-Sync Assassin whom they competed with in their original season.
  • Ra'Jah is the third contestant to place in the top in the first 3 consecutive episodes of an All Stars season, following BenDeLaCreme on All Stars 3 and Naomi Smalls on All Stars 4.
    • However, Naomi Smalls is the only one out of the three who didn't win a challenge in the first three weeks, and BenDeLaCreme went on to place in the top for the fourth consecutive week.
  • Ra'Jah is the second queen to win and also get eliminated on a Design Challenge, after Morgan McMichaels.
    • However, she is the first one to achieve it in reverse order; she got eliminated on a design challenge first on Season 11, then later won one on All Stars 6.

Drag Family

House of Davenport

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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CoCo †
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Kelexis Davenport
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Manila Luzon
 
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Sahara Davenport †
 
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Chevelle Brooks
 
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Lady Deja Davenport
 
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Kennedy Davenport
 
 
 
 
 
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Armani Nicole Davenport
 
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Silkie O'Hara Monroe
 
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Londenn Davenport
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Jiggly Caliente
 
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Honey Davenport
 
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Chi Chi DeVayne †
 
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A'keria C. Davenport
 
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Paris Davenport
 
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Shaniya Ellis Narcisse
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Bob The Drag Queen
 
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Monét X Change
 
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Detoxx Bustiae
 
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Sasha Pierce Davenport
 
 
 
 
 
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Ra'Jah O'Hara
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Miz Cracker

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