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The seventh season of RuPaul's Drag Race announced its cast on December 8th, 2014[1], airing on March 2, 2015, with its final episode having aired on June 1 of the same year. The winner of Season 7 walks out with the title of "America's Next Drag Superstar", a one-year supply of Anastasia Beverly Hills cosmetics, and a cash prize of $100,000.

The winner of the seventh season of RuPaul's Drag Race was Violet Chachki, with Ginger Minj and Pearl placing as the runner-ups and Katya winning Miss Congeniality.

Contestants[]

S7cast

(Biographical information stated from during time of contest)

Rank Contestant Photo Age Location[2] Ep. 1 Ep. 2 Ep. 3 Ep. 4 Ep. 5 Ep. 6 Ep. 7 Ep. 8 Ep. 9 Ep. 10 Ep. 11 Ep. 12 Ep. 13 Ep. 14
Design Rusical Acting Singing Stand
Up
Acting Snatch
Game
Make
Over
Singing Choreo Ball Music
Video
Recap Finale
1st
(Winner)
Violet Chachki Violet Chachki 22 Atlanta, GA WIN HIGH SAFE SAFE LOW SAFE SAFE HIGH LOW WIN
Mini
Chall.
Winner
WIN TOP
3
RUN WINNER
2nd/3rd
(Runners-Up)
Ginger Minj Ginger Minj 29 Orlando, FL SAFE WIN
Team
Captain
HIGH
TEAM
SAFE SAFE HIGH
TEAM
Mini
Chall.
Winner
WIN BTM2 WIN BTM2 HIGH
Mini
Chall.
Winner
TOP
3
RUN RUNNER
UP
Pearl Pearl 23 Brooklyn, NY SAFE SAFE LOW BTM2 WIN SAFE SAFE WIN BTM2 SAFE HIGH TOP
3
RUN RUNNER
UP
4th Kennedy Davenport Kennedy Davenport 33 Dallas, TX HIGH SAFE BTM2
Team
Captain
WIN HIGH HIGH
TEAM
WIN SAFE
Mini
Chall.
Winner
HIGH SAFE BTM2 ELIM GUEST
5th
(Miss Congeniality)
Katya Katya 32 Boston, MA SAFE BTM2 SAFE HIGH SAFE
Mini
Chall.
Winner
WIN HIGH HIGH HIGH WIN ELIM MISS
CON
6th
(Orig. 11th)
Trixie Mattel Trixie Mattel 24 Milwaukee, WI SAFE SAFE
Team
Captain
HIGH
TEAM
ELIM RTRN HIGH
Mini
Chall.
Winner
ELIM GUEST
7th Miss Fame MissFame 29 New York, NY HIGH LOW HIGH
TEAM
SAFE SAFE LOW LOW LOW ELIM GUEST
8th Jaidynn Diore Fierce JaidynnDioreFierce 25 Nashville, TN SAFE SAFE HIGH
TEAM
HIGH HIGH BTM2 BTM2 ELIM GUEST
9th Max Max 22 Hudson, WI SAFE SAFE WIN
Team
Captain
SAFE WIN SAFE ELIM OUT GUEST
10th Kandy Ho KandyHo 28 Cayey, PR BTM2 SAFE SAFE LOW BTM2 ELIM OUT GUEST
11th Mrs. Kasha Davis Mrs. Kasha Davis 43 Rochester, NY SAFE HIGH HIGH
TEAM
SAFE ELIM
Mini
Chall.
Winner
OUT GUEST
12th Jasmine Masters JasmineMasters 37 Los Angeles, CA LOW SAFE ELIM OUT GUEST
13th Sasha Belle Sasha Belle 28 Iowa City, IA LOW ELIM OUT GUEST
14th Tempest DuJour TempestDuJour 47 Tucson, AZ ELIM OUT GUEST
The contestant won RuPaul's Drag Race.
The contestant placed as a runner-up.
The contestant did not compete in the episode but was still in the running.
The contestant competed in a four way final lip sync against all remaining contestants and advanced to the finale.
The contestant was eliminated by RuPaul after a four way final lip sync against all remaining contestants.
The contestant won the maxi challenge.
The contestant was one of the maxi challenge winners.
The contestant was a member of the winning team, but did not win the maxi challenge.
The contestant received mostly positive critiques, but did not win the maxi challenge.
The contestant received mostly negative critiques, but was not up for elimination.
The contestant was up for elimination, but neither were eliminated.
The contestant was up for elimination and won the "Lip Sync For Your Life".
The contestant was up for elimination, lost the "Lip Sync For Your Life", and was eliminated.
The eliminated contestant returned to be made over by a competing contestant, and won re-entry into the competition.
The eliminated contestant returned to be made over by a competing contestant, but did not win re-entry into the competition.
The contestant was awarded the title of "Miss Congeniality" at the finale.
The contestant appeared as a guest, but was out of the running.

Episodes[]

Series # Episode # Episode Title Airdate
80 1 Born Naked March 2, 2015
81 2 Glamazonian Airways March 9, 2015
82 3 ShakesQueer March 16, 2015
83 4 Spoof! (There It Is) March 23, 2015
84 5 The DESPY Awards March 30, 2015
85 6 Ru Hollywood Stories April 6, 2015
86 7 Snatch Game April 13, 2015
87 8 Conjoined Queens April 20, 2015
88 9 Divine Inspiration April 27, 2015
89 10 Prancing Queens May 4, 2015
90 11 Hello, Kitty Girls! May 11, 2015
91 12 And The Rest Is Drag May 18, 2015
92 13 Countdown to the Crown May 25, 2015
93 14 The Grand Finale June 1, 2015

Episode 1: "Born Naked"[]

Airdate: March 2, 2015

Synopsis: Fourteen new queens enter the work room, walk a spring and winter themed runway, then hit the main stage in their best nude illusion!

Entrance Order

1. Miss Fame
2. Ginger Minj
3. Jaidynn Diore Fierce
4. Violet Chachki
5. Max
6. Katya
7. Jasmine Masters
8. Mrs. Kasha Davis
9. Trixie Mattel
10. Kandy Ho
11. Pearl
12. Kennedy Davenport
13. Sasha Belle
14. Tempest DuJour

Episode 2: "Glamazonian Airways"[]

Airdate: March 9, 2015

Synopsis: In this episode, the queens perform in Glamazonian Airways, a lip syncing group challenge. On the runway the queen show off their best first class jet setting looks.

Glamazonian Airways

Part 1 Part 2
Trixie Mattel Ginger Minj
Pearl Sasha Belle
Miss Fame Jasmine Masters
Katya Mrs. Kasha Davis
Max Jaidynn Diore Fierce
Violet Chachki Kennedy Davenport
Kandy Ho

Serve Face Photoshoot

Episode 3: "ShakesQueer"[]

Airdate: March 16th, 2015

Synopsis: The queens perform in a Shakespeare-themed acting challenge then hit the main stage in their best bearded looks.

S7E3Judges

Episode 3 Judges

  • Guest Judges: Kat Dennings and Mel B
  • Mini-Challenge: Soul Train dance-off in granny drag
  • Mini-Challenge Winners: Max and Kennedy Davenport
  • Main Challenge: "Hamlet it up" in two twisted Shakespeare classics – Romy and Juliet and MacBitch
  • Runway Theme: Bearded and Beautiful (inspired by Milk)
  • Challenge Winner: Max
  • Main Challenge Prize: Two couture latex creations, courtesy of Syren Latex
  • Bottom Two: Jasmine Masters and Kennedy Davenport
  • Lip Sync Song: 'I Was Gonna Cancel' by Kylie Minogue
  • Eliminated: Jasmine Masters
  • Farewell Message: "Best of luck ladies. Luv J. Masters."
Team Max
in "Romy and Juliet"
Team Kennedy
in "MacBitch"
Contestant Role Contestant Role
Max Juliet Capulet Violet Chachki Lady MacBitch
Mrs. Kasha Davis Lady Cappuccino Jasmine Masters LaQuisha Kiana MacBitch
Miss Fame Paris Kennedy Davenport Hecate
Jaidynn Diore Fierce Mercutia Montague Kandy Ho Witch
Ginger Minj Romy Montague Katya Mary MacBitch
Trixie Mattel Desdemona Garcia (Narrator) Pearl Cheer Coach

Episode 4: "Spoof! (There It Is)"[]

Airdate: March 23rd, 2015

Synopsis: Three teams of queens face off in a performance challenge, creating parodies of Ru's "Dance with U," "Sissy That Walk," and "Let the Music Play."

  • Guest Judges: Jessica Alba and Lucian Piane
  • Main Challenge: Create a music video parody of a RuPaul song.
  • Runway Theme: Green
  • Challenge Winner: Kennedy Davenport
  • Main Challenge Prize: 3 year supply of essential family products from The Honest Company
  • Bottom Two: Pearl and Trixie Mattel
  • Lip Sync Song: 'Dreaming' by Blondie
  • Eliminated: Trixie Mattel
  • Farewell Message: "Wear clown noses! Make fun of each other! Stay Plastic <3 Trixie Mattel. P.S. Fame – I used your lipstick, sorry :)"
Song Contestant
Get Ready to Clock
(Spoof of Sissy That Walk)
Jaidynn Diore Fierce
Max
Violet Chachki
I Got Paid
(Spoof of Let The Music Play)
Ginger Minj
Kandy Ho
Kennedy Davenport
Mrs. Kasha Davis
Tan With U
(Spoof of Dance With U)
Katya
Miss Fame
Pearl
Trixie Mattel

Episode 5: "The DESPY Awards"[]

Airdate: March 30th, 2015

Synopsis: The queens partner up and pay tribute to the iconic red carpet looks, then amp up the drama when they stage their own awards show.

Celebrity look Contestants
Lil' Kim Ginger Minj
Kandy Ho
Lady Gaga Jaidynn Diore Fierce
Kennedy Davenport
Cher Max
Pearl
Björk Katya
Mrs. Kasha Davis
Jennifer Lopez Miss Fame
Violet Chachki
Award Presenters Nominees Winner
Hosts Katya & Mrs. Kasha Davis N/A N/A
Sexy, Sexy Drag Queen Jaidynn Diore Fierce & Kennedy Davenport Kandy Ho Miss Fame
Miss Fame
Max
Most Busted Queen Max & Pearl Ginger Minj Jaidynn Diore Fierce
Jaidynn Diore Fierce
Katya
Mrs. Kasha Davis
Shadiest Queen Ginger Minj and Kandy Ho Ginger Minj Violet Chachki
Kennedy Davenport
Violet Chachki
Meatiest Tuck Miss Fame and Violet Chachki Katya Katya
Jaidynn Diore Fierce
Pearl

Episode 6: "Ru-Hollywood Stories"[]

Airdate: April 6th, 2015

Synopsis: The queens play Monster in Your Pants for the mini-challenge and reenact a "Drag Race" scandal. Ariana Grande and Merle Ginsberg guest judge.

Role Merle's Story Michelle's Story Ru's Story
RuPaul Kennedy Davenport Kandy Ho Jaidynn Diore Fierce
Michelle Ginger Minj Violet Chachki Pearl
Merle Katya Max Miss Fame

Episode 7: "Snatch Game"[]

Airdate: April 13th, 2015

Synopsis: When "Snatch Game" returns, two queens pick the same famous fashionista to impersonate, while another contestant makes a shocking confession.

  • Guest Judge: Michael Urie and Tamar Braxton
  • Main Challenge: Snatch Game
  • Runway Theme: Leather & Lace
  • Challenge Winners: Kennedy Davenport & Ginger Minj
  • Main Challenge Prize: Feather accessories from Mother Plucker
  • Bottom Two: Jaidynn Diore Fierce and Max
  • Lip Sync Song: "No More Lies" by Michel'le
  • Eliminated: Max
  • Farewell message: "Stay kind. Stay gracious. Stay humble. I love you, darlings. Xx Max"
Queen Celebrity Photo
Ginger Minj Adele GM Adele
Jaidynn Diore Fierce Raven-Symoné JDF Raven
Katya Suze Orman
Katya Suze
Kennedy Davenport Little Richard KD Little Richard
Max Sharon Needles
Max Sharon Needles
Miss Fame Donatella Versace MF Donatella
Pearl Big Ang Pearl Big Ang
Violet Chachki Alyssa Edwards VC Alyssa

Episode 8: "Conjoined Queens"[]

Airdate: April 20th, 2015

Synopsis: The seven eliminated queens pair up with current contestants in a conjoined drag twin challenge, fighting for a chance to get back in the game.

  • Special Guest: Latrice Royale
  • Guest Judge: LeAnn Rimes and Nelsan Ellis
  • Mini-Challenge: Creating a look using prison uniforms
  • Mini-Challenge Winner: Kennedy Davenport
  • Main Challenge: Create a conjoined twin makeover with a previously eliminated queen
  • Challenge Winner: Pearl
  • Main Challenge Prize: A custom website by Square Space
  • Returned: Trixie Mattel
  • Bottom Two: Jaidynn Diore Fierce/Tempest DuJour and Ginger Minj/Sasha Belle
  • Lip Sync Song: "I Think We're Alone Now" by Tiffany
  • Eliminated: Jaidynn Diore Fierce
  • Farewell message: "Stay Fierce! Werq that puss! I love you all xoxo Jaidynn Diore Fierce <3"

Re-Entrance Order

1. Trixie Mattel
2. Tempest DuJour
3. Kandy Ho
4. Sasha Belle
5. Jasmine Masters
6. Mrs. Kasha Davis
7. Max
Queen Prison Nickname Partner
Ginger Minj Wide Receiver Sasha Belle
Jaidynn Diore Fierce Slutisha Tempest DuJour
Katya Olga Mrs. Kasha Davis
Kennedy Davenport Ho 'N' Good Stuff Jasmine Masters
Miss Fame Sad Pink Eyes Kandy Ho
Pearl Lil' Bitch Trixie Mattel
Violet Chachki Princess Max

Episode 9: "Divine Inspiration"[]

Airdate: April 27th, 2015

Synopsis: John Waters joins the judging panel when the queens performing musical versions of scenes from his movies in a tribute to drag legend Divine.

S7E9Judges

Episode 9 Judges

  • Guest Judge: John Waters and Demi Lovato
  • Mini-Challenge: "Reading is Fundamental"
  • Mini-Challenge Winner: Trixie Mattel
  • Main Challenge: Star in Musical versions of John Waters' most iconic films
  • Runway Theme: Ugliest dress ever
  • Challenge Winner: Ginger Minj
  • Main Challenge Prize: A hair collection by Weavin' Steven
  • Bottom Two: Pearl and Miss Fame
  • Lip Sync Song: "Really Don't Care" by Demi Lovato featuring Cher Lloyd
  • Eliminated: Miss Fame
  • Farewell message: "Continue to inspire. You are incredible! I love you. FAME"
Song Contestant
Eggs
(Parody of ‘’Pink Flamingos’’)
Ginger Minj
Trixie Mattel
Cha Cha Heels
(Parody of ‘’Female Trouble’’)
Katya
Kennedy Davenport
Poo
(Parody of ‘’Pink Flamingos’’)
Miss Fame
Pearl
Violet Chachki

Who Should Go Home Tonight?

Queen Choice
Ginger Minj Miss Fame
Katya Miss Fame
Kennedy Davenport Miss Fame
Miss Fame Pearl
Pearl Miss Fame
Trixie Mattel Miss Fame
Violet Chachki Trixie Mattel

Episode 10: "Prancing Queens"[]

Airdate: May 4th, 2015

Synopsis: The queens transform themselves into "Fake Housewives" then create half-man, half-woman looks for a dance challenge on the main stage.

  • Guest Judge: Alyssa Milano and Rachel Harris
  • Mini-Challenge: Create a "Fake Housewives of Drag Race" look using tape.
  • Mini-Challenge Winner: Violet Chachki
  • Main Challenge: Dancing in a live drag dance spectacular
  • Runway Theme: Half man, half woman
  • Challenge Winners: Katya and Violet Chachki
  • Main Challenge Prize: An original gown from Mountbatten Concepts and a gift card from Klein Epstein & Parker
  • Bottom Two: Trixie Mattel and Ginger Minj
  • Lip Sync Song: "Show Me Love" by Robin S.
  • Eliminated: Trixie Mattel
  • Farewell message: "WTF Just Happened?!? #GirlBye, Thx Pearl. Stay Plastic <3 Spoiler Alert Trixie Mattel Doesn't Win LOL"
Partners Dance
Kennedy Davenport & Pearl Charleston / Twerk
Ginger Minj & Trixie Mattel Hoedown / Robot
Katya & Violet Chachki Tango / Vogue

Episode 11: "Hello, Kitty Girls!"[]

Airdate: May 11, 2015

Synopsis: Ru challenges the queens to create Hello-Kitty inspired looks for their runway looks. Rebecca Romijn and Santino Rice guest judge.

Episode 12: "And the Rest Is Drag"[]

Airdate: May 18, 2015

Synopsis: The final four queens star with Ru in a music video for "Born Naked" and face off in an acting challenge before bringing their best drag to the runway.

S7E12Judges

Episode 12 Judges

  • Main Challenge: Star in the music video for RuPaul's single "Born Naked"
  • Runway Theme: Best Drag
  • Lip Sync Song: "Born Naked" by RuPaul
  • Eliminated: Kennedy Davenport

Top Three of Season 7

Queens Challenge Wins Up for Elimination
TeamGingerS7
3
(Eps. 2, 7, 9)
2
(Eps. 8, 10)
TeamPearlS7
2
(Eps. 5, 8)
2
(Eps. 4, 9)
TeamVioletS7
3
(Eps. 1, 10, 11)
0

Episode 13: "Countdown to the Crown"[]

Airdate: May 25, 2015

Synopsis: Ru looks back at the season's most memorable moments, shares unseen footage and premieres her new music video for "Born Naked."

RuPaul_-_Born_Naked_(Stadium_Remix)_Official_Music_Video

RuPaul - Born Naked (Stadium Remix) Official Music Video

Episode 14: "The Grand Finale"[]

Airdate: June 1, 2015

Synopsis: The eliminated queens and favourites from seasons past join Ru as America's Next Drag Superstar and Miss Congeniality are crowned.

  • Miss Congeniality: Katya
  • Top Three: Ginger Minj, Pearl, and Violet Chachki
  • Lip Sync Songs: "Pray and Slay" (Ginger Minj); "Sleep Walker" (Pearl); "Too Many Daddies" (Violet Chachki)
  • Winner of Season 7: Violet Chachki
  • Runners-Up: Ginger Minj and Pearl

Trivia[]

Gallery[]

Gallery pic
Check out the lookbook gallery to see the contestants' looks from each episode.

References[]

  1. RuPaul’s Drag Race season seven cast announced | Star Observer Australia — December 8, 2014
  2. 'RuPaul's Drag Race': Meet the new queens and see first season 7 tease | Entertainment Weekly — December 7, 2014

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