MetroTimes did an article on some of the best Michigan Drag Queens you should know. I would guess some if not all of these Queens will be attending the Motor City Pride Festival this weekend.

Here are some of Michigan’s Best Drag Queens on Instagram!

  • Aphrodite

    Declared Southeast Michigan’s Drag Goddess of Love.


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    Aphrodite (@itisaphrodite) • Instagram photos and videos

  • Alex Suarez

    She recently became a Michigander when she moved from Georgia to Grand Rapids in 2021. Hosts shows at Skelletones in Grand Rapids.


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    Alex Suarez (@queenalexsuarez) • Instagram photos and videos



  • Alexa Vogel

    She’s been in Michigan for over 20 years! Once the show director of Saginaw’s Bambi’s Bottom-Up.


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    Tone Fields (@tonexalexa) • Instagram photos and videos

  • Artemiss

    Artemiss performs in Detroit, Ann Arbor and virtually.


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    Artemiss (@artemiss.png) • Instagram photos and videos


    Another Detroit/Ann Arbor performer. Latex, corsets and horror are the themes. 


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    AUNTI (@au.nti) • Instagram photos and videos


  • Bentley James

    Described as Detroit’s Drag Princess with a million-dollar mug. She’s originally from Flint and lives in Lansing. She performs all over Michigan including Hamburger Mary’s in Ypsilanti.


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    Jared Waltrip (@bentley_james) • Instagram photos and videos


  • Jadein Black

    After Michigan schools shut down during the pandemic, this former full-time teacher, went into full-time drag in 2020. Show director at Hamburger Mary’s in Ypsilanti. 


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    Jadein Black (@jadeinblack1) • Instagram photos and videos

  • Jewel Jubilee

    With the glorious title of “Glittering Gem of the Great Lakes” how can you not follow her? Up and coming to all the Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti and all over Michigan.


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    Jewel Jubilee (@jeweljubilee) • Instagram photos and videos


  • Lotipha Hunter

    Crowned Miss Amateur Gigi’s for both 2019 and 2020. A regular performer at Gigi’s in Detroit.


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    Lotipha Renee Hunter (@lotipha_r_hunter) • Instagram photos and videos


  • Luna Banx

    A relative newcomer to the scene, Luna Banx has performed at Hamburger Mary’s and virtually for the Ann Arbor Pride


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    Luna Banx 👑 (@luna.banx) • Instagram photos and videos


  • Maxi Chanel

    A member of the Michigan Boylesque Drag troupe and regularly performs at Ypsilanti’s Hamburger Mary’s.


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    Maxi Chanel (@maxichanel) • Instagram photos and videos

  • Mia Cole

    Named Michigan Drag Queen of the Year in 2019 and Miss Woodward in 2013 and 2019. 


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    Mia Cole (@the_miacole) • Instagram photos and videos


  • Monique Madison

    Once a guest on The Nick Cannon Show, Monique Madison has been performing as a fabulous diva for over 26 years.


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    MoniqueMadison2021 (@iownamonique2021) • Instagram photos and videos



  • Orion Story

    First to represent Michigan on Ru Paul’s Drag Race. She did not pass the test and was sent home on the first episode of season 14. However, that hasn’t stopped her from performing regularly in and around Grand Rapids. 


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    Orion Story (@theorionstory) • Instagram photos and videos


  • Sabin

    The “Bald Headed Bitch of Detroit”. Sabin is arguably one of the most recognized queens of Michigan


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    Sabin Detroit (@sabindetroit) • Instagram photos and videos

  • Spïne

    Spine has a wild and colorful feed. 


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    Spïne (@spinedrag) • Instagram photos and videos


  • Tequila Sanchez

    Another Grand Rapids native. Tequila is a show director at Rumor’s Nightclub.


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    Tequila Sanchez (@lilghettoinstilettos) • Instagram photos and videos


  • Velma Violet

    Hailing from Jackson, Michigan, Velma Violet is rock n’ roll personified. 


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    Velma Violet (@velmaviolet) • Instagram photos and videos


  • Yolanda Del Fierce

    So nice she was put on MetroTimes list twice! 🙂

    “If you aren’t casting any shadows then you are not standing in the light.” From KalamazooShe’s a house performer at popular Grand Rapids LGBTQ hangout, Rumors Nightclub.


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    Jose/Yolanda (@yoyoscorner) • Instagram photos and videos




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