Rita Baga is the stage name of Jean-François Guèvremont, a drag performer and one of the Season 1 contestants of Canada's Drag Race.

Name Origin

Rita's name may be a reference to the vegetable rutabaga.

Canada's Drag Race

Rita Baga
Seasons Competed: Season 1
Ranking: TBA
Maxi Challenges Won: 3 (Eps. 1, 4, 6)
Mini Challenges Won: TBA
Times place High: 1 (Eps. 5)
Times as Team Captain: TBA
Times in Bottom Two: TBA
Episode Eliminated: TBA

Memorable Quotes

  • "Bonjour, hi! Say 'hello' to the queen of Montréal." (Entrance quote)
  • "Bonjour, je suis Rita Baga, trente-deux ans et je suis la "queen supreme" de Montréal. So embrace this thick accent."
  • "Thank you, they all know I'm old now."
  • "It's in the Baga."
  • "I'm learning a new word today again, moose knuckles."
  • "Learning English and doing Drag Race at the same time."
  • "♪ Team L-E-M-O-N / Ain't gonna make it to the end / Just come a little closer / Can't you see we're getting hotter? / Oh, yeah! / We're the lemon pie destroyers! ♪" (verse in "Not Sorry Aboot It")
  • "I'm very grateful that we have this opportunity to do Drag Race, so finally, a Canadian can win Drag Race," (to Brooke Lynn Hytes)
  • "right now I’m thinking about having a hot-dog"


  • Rita gave her fellow contestant Kiara her first gig.
  • Rita started doing drag in 2007.
  • Rita used to be a club kid.
  • Rita is the first contestant on a season of Canada's Drag Race to ever win a Maxi Challenge, but also the first to win two and three Maxi Challenges in a single season.
    • She is also the only contestant to have won two design challenges in a single season.


Canada's Drag Race Season 1 Looks




Web Series

  • TBA

Social Media



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