Bianca Del Rio Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Sriparnika Sarkar
Mar 01, 2024 By Sriparnika Sarkar
Originally Published on Apr 22, 2022
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Bianca Del Rio is a stage name with his original name being Roy Haylock.
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About Bianca Del Rio

Born in New Orleans as Roy Haylock, Bianca Del Rio is an American drag queen, actor, comedian, and costume designer.
Bianca started her career in the year 1993 and is active even today. Bianca gained fame worldwide when she won the sixth season of the competitive reality series named 'RuPaul's Drag Race'.
In 1993, Bianca Del Rio started working as a costume designer. Since then, she has climbed the ladder of fame by being a part of several stand-up comedy tours, a host of various international events, and an author of her own book. With a huge social media influence, Bianca Del Rio has also been named one of the most powerful drag queens in America.

Bianca Del Rio's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Bianca Del Rio’s net worth?

Being a successful drag queen, comedian, actor, and costume designer with millions of followers on social media, Bianca Del Rio has earned an impressive net worth of about $4 million over the years of her career.

How much does Bianca Del Rio earn per year?

Although she has a huge net worth, Bianca's average annual salary is unknown.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Bianca Del Rio?

Bianca Del Rio has an average height of 5 ft 9 in (177 cm).

How old is Bianca Del Rio?

Born on June 27, 1975, Bianca Del Rio is 46 years old as of 2021.

Childhood And Education

Bianca Del Rio was born Roy Haylock on June 27, 1975, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Roy's father was a citizen of Honduras, and his mother was a Cuban citizen, which makes him of mixed descent. Their names are not known. Roy was raised in Gretna, Louisiana. He has three siblings, an older sister Elizabeth Haylock and a younger sister Rose Haylock. He has one younger brother named Eddy Haylock. He studied at West Jefferson High School, Louisiana. He found his passion when he designed costumes for his school plays. He did not attend college. He relocated to New York instead. Working for nine months at Bloomingdale's, gathering some experience in costume designing, then he returned to Louisiana.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Bianca Del Rio dating?

Bianca Del Rio is not known to be dating anybody currently.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Starting his career in 1993 as a costume designer, when he was just 17 years old, Roy Haylock won the Big Easy Entertainment Award For Best Costume Design for Snow Queen. He started his career as a drag artist in 1996 in the New Orleans play 'Pageant', and he was quickly noticed by Lisa Beaumann, who gave him an opportunity to perform at the nightclub Oz. Performing as a drag queen with the stage name of Bianca Del Rio, he won the award of New Orleans Gay Entertainer Of The Year for three consecutive years. He also made costumes for the New Orleans Opera.
Bianca Del Rio got selected as the 2001 co-grand Marshall for Southern Decadence XXIX alongside Pat 'Estelle' Ritter and Rick Thomas. She worked as a costume designer for many ballets, shows, and operas as she relocated to New York again in 2005. She started her career boom as a comedian when she roasted Patricia Krentcil. Her career in the theater gained momentum when she became a part of 'Rent' in La Petit Theater in New Orleans alongside Christopher Bentivegna. In 2010, Bianca got featured in the gay.com web series named 'Queens Of Drag: NYC' alongside famous drag queens: Hedda Lettuce, Lady Bunny, and Dallas DuBois. In the following year, we saw Bianca in LogoTV's 'One Night Stand Up: Dragtastic! NYC'. In 2014, Bianca was seen to be competing against 14 drag queens in 'RuPaul's Drag Race'. She instantly became the fan-favorite among the other contestants and went ahead to win this series, with runners-up being Adore Delano and Courtney Act. Del Rio stepped into the fame of movies when she signed up as the lead in the independent film named 'Hurricane Bianca' in 2013. The film gained significant recognition, and there was a sequel named 'Hurricane Bianca: From Russia With Hate' with Bianca as the lead again. She has been a stand-up comedian in clubs. She is a writer and a performer of shows including 'The Rodolex Of Hate' in 2014, 'Not Today Satan' in 2015, 'Blame It On Bianca Del Rio' in 2017, and 'It's Jester Joke' in 2019. In 2019, we could see her as Hugo Battersby, and Loco Chanelle in the musical 'Everybody's Talking About Jamie'. She has been a part of more than seven movies, almost 17 television shows, over six web series, six music videos, 18 theaters, and nearly five comedy tours.

Charity Work

Bianca Del Rio, along with other stars like Shangela, Marti Gould Cummings, Vinny Vega, and Shequida, was a part of the 2017 Pride Party fundraising event Love On Top in New York. She supported the Relief Fund of the Costume Industry Coalition via GoFundMe charity through one of her videos on YouTube.

What awards has Bianca Del Rio won?

Apart from being the winner of 'RuPaul's Drag Race', Bianca Del Rio had been nominated for 13 Big Easy Entertainment Awards for costume design. She was the winner of six of the 13 nominations. She won the 2014 NewNowNext award for the Best New TV Personality. She had been nominated twice for the Queerties awards, once in 2020 and again in 2022. Bianca was the winner of the 2022 Queerties award under the Drag Royalty category.

Bianca Del Rio’s Hobbies And Interests

Bianca's hobbies include designing and reading.

Other Interesting Bianca Del Rio Facts And Trivia

  • Bianca was a host in the 'Werq The World' tour alongside other drag race queens.
  • Her performance in 'It's Jester Joke' made her the first drag artist to headline in Unsanitized and the Wimberly Arena.
  • On social media, Bianca Del Rio is the most followed drag artist from 'RuPaul's Drag Race'.
  • Bianca Del Rio made her theater debut portraying the character of Marvel Ann in 'Psycho Beach Party' in 1998. She made her debut in the television world when she appeared on the MTV show 'Mardi Gras' in 2002. She stepped into the world of movies by playing herself in the 2010 documentary 'The Sons Of Tennessee Williams'.
  • This drag artist has been a part of music videos like 'Sissy That Walk', 'Mean Gays', and 'Girly'.
     

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Bianca Del Rio Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Roy Haylock

Date of Birth

1975-06-27

Nationality

American

Place of Birth

New Orleans

Age

Height

177 cm

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Child Star?

No

Occupation

Drag Queen, Comedian, Actress, Costume Designer

Education

West Jefferson High School

Net Worth

4000000

Siblings

Elizabeth, Rose, Eddy
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Written by Sriparnika Sarkar

Bachelor of Science, Master of Science specializing in Chemistry

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Sriparnika SarkarBachelor of Science, Master of Science specializing in Chemistry

An accomplished content writer with a strong academic background in science. Sriparnika holds a Bachelor's degree in Science with Chemistry Honors from Amity University, Calcutta, and a Master's degree in Physical Chemistry from the renowned Scottish Church College, University of Calcutta. Sriparnika's diverse academic and professional experiences have equipped her with a unique set of skills that make her a successful content writer. She has interned with Team Everest NGO to develop an English curriculum for economically disadvantaged students and worked as a subject matter expert with Chegg.Inc. Additionally, Sriparnika has invested in her professional development by obtaining certifications in content writing from Internshala, Photography from Sudhir Shivram, and the basics of web development from Internshala.

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