Vanda Miss Joaquim is the stage name of Azizul Mahathir, a contestant from the second season of Drag Race Thailand.
Drag Name Origin
Her namesake is the Papilionanthe "Miss Joaquim", commonly known as the Vanda Miss Joaquim, a hybrid vandaceous orchid which is Singapore's national flower.
|Season Competed||DRT 2|
|Mini-Challenges Won:||1 (Ep. 5)|
|Times as Team Captain:||1 (Ep. 5)|
|Main Challenges Won:||1 (Ep. 5)|
|Runway Challenges Won:||1 (Ep. 6)|
|Times in Bottom Two/Three:||3 (Eps. 7, 10, 11)|
|Episode Eliminated:||Episode 11|
- Vanda is the mother of the Haus of Miss Joaquim, with six other members (Miss Dahlia Rose, Anna Stacia, Eriana Conda, Tiara Sorrel, Farrah Shamrock & Opal Ophelia.)
- She is the first Muslim queen to compete in a Drag Race Franchise, followed by Mercedes Iman Diamond.
- She is bilingual in both English and Malay.
- She is the third contestant able to speak English on Drag Race Thailand fluently, along with Genie and Mocha Diva.
- Kana: Vanda na pa, Na pa means old face.
- Vanda: I'm not Maya B'Haro.
- ♪ "One, two, three, four. Salam, sisters. Aww! Scream, shout, meow for me. I can come for you, but not for free. Been working, hustlin' down the street. I say salam, you say… (Sawasdee krab.) Don't worry, I come in peace. I'm Vanda, oh darling, it's me. Abdicate yourself, I'm about to bloom. Drag Race Thailand, here comes the boom." ♪ (verse in the Top 5 Medley)
DRT Season 2 Looks
- Vanda's Instagram
4th & 5th: Bandit & Vanda Miss Joaquim • 6th: Srimala • 7th: Tormai • 8th: Genie • 9th: Miss Gimhuay (Disqualified) • 10th: Mocha Diva • 11th: Maya B'Haro (Miss Congeniality) • 12th: Katy Killer • 13th: Silver Sonic • 14th: M Stranger Fox