|Manila Luzon Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||August 10, 1981|
Manila Luzon is an American drag queen, recording artist, reality television personality, graphic designer, actress, and comedian who was the runner-up of the 3rd installment of the reality competition series, RuPaul‘s Drag Race, in 2011. Moreover, she also participated in the 1st and 4th season of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars.
Karl Philip Michael Westerberg
Cottage Grove, Washington County, Minnesota, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
She attended the University of Minnesota, Duluth and studied graphic design.
Drag Queen, Recording Artist, Reality Television Personality, Graphic Designer, Comedian, Actress
Manila Luzon is represented by the Producer Entertainment Group.
- Pop (Music)
- Blue Comedy, Observational Comedy (Comedy)
LGBT Culture, Philippine Culture, Fashion
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
74 kg or 163 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Manila Luzon has dated –
- Antoine Ashley (2006-2012) – She was in a long-term relationship with the late drag queen, singer, reality television personality, and classically trained dancer, Antoine Ashley (a.k.a. Sahara Davenport). The duo was together until Antoine’s death on October 1, 2012.
- Michael Alvarez (2016-Present) – In November 2016, Manila Luzon and boyfriend Michael Alvarez (a.k.a. Mic J Rez) got engaged. The duo got married on December 24, 2017, at the Silver Bells Wedding Chapel.
Race / Ethnicity
Mixed (White and Asian)
Manila Luzon has German and Swedish ancestry on her father’s side and is of Philipino descent on her mother’s side.
- Toned physique
- Mostly uses black wigs with a white stripe in drag
- Deep-set eyes
Manila Luzon Facts
- The name ‘Manila Luzon’ is a combination of the capital city (Manila) and the largest island (Luzon) of the Philippines as her mother was born there.
- In 2018, she played the role of Mulan Rouge in the short musical comedy film, The Cocoa Fondue Show.
- Over the years, Manila Luzon has released several tracks, albums, mixtapes, and extended plays like Rules!, Eternal Queen, Best Xxxcessory: The Remixxxes, That’s a Man Maury, and Go Fish.
- She has also appeared in music videos for songs like I Still Love You by Jennifer Hudson, Purse First by Bob The Drag Queen, Call My Life by Blair St. Clair, and Woman’s World (Remix) by Cher.
- Manila Luzon was cast as Bingo Host in an episode of the daytime television medical drama, General Hospital, in September 2019.
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