Tynomi Banks is the stage name of Sheldon McIntosh, a drag performer and one of the Season 1 contestants of Canada's Drag Race.

Name Origin

Her name is inspired by supermodels Tyra Banks and Naomi Campbell.

Canada's Drag Race

Tynomi Banks
Seasons Competed: Season 1
Ranking: 9th
Maxi Challenges Won: 0
Mini Challenges Won: 0
Times placed High: 0
Times as Team Captain: 0
Times placed Low: 0
Times in Bottom Two: 3 (Eps. 2, 3, 4) 
Episode Eliminated: Episode 4

Memorable Quotes

  • "Serving body, giving face, watch out, Canada, I'm here to win this race." (entrance quote)
  • "Jeffery, his skin is like, caramel."
  • "But no one knows because my Black skin is so juicy."
  • "'I love you Tynomi,' I love that part."
  • "I'm just gonna wipe off this bullshit."
  • "'Co-Anchor Name' I'll let you take this one." *laughs*
  • "♪ I'm the queen, I'm Miss Tynomi / When I'm on stage, I know you know me / Slay all day with a face real beat / Stick you down like a stamp of feet / Knick knack, paddywhack, give a dog a bone / Frumpy old bitch, I'm gonna send your ass home / All of them be dutty, dutty / Need to wash your panty, panty! ♪" (verse in "Not Sorry Aboot It")
  • "I'm so proud of myself, thank you. I made it this far, and I'm going to continue going shooting for the stars. Love everyone. Thank you." (exit quote)


  • Banks is a graduate of Durham College in Oshawa, Ontario.
  • Lemon was one of her backup dancers.
  • Performed on the same stage as RuPaul and Beyonce at World Pride in Toronto in 2016.
  • She is a backup dancer for Deborah Cox.
  • If Tynomi would have made it to the Snatch Game, she would have done Grace Jones.


Canada's Drag Race Season 1 Looks




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