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Cara Melle Biography – Cara Melle Wiki
Cara Melle is an American drag performer and a contestant on the fifth series of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK on BBC Three. London-based Cara, who uses the pronouns she/her, is originally from Atlanta, Georgia, USA. She moved to London to study at the London College of Fashion but ended up staying once her drag career took off.
Cara has a background in musical theatre, performing drag for the first time at the age of 17 at her boarding art school in California. Later, Cara moved to London for university to continue pursuing her creative multi-hyphenate skillset in dance, singing and a stint of studying fashion design.
Describing her drag in five words, Cara said: “Sexual goddess amongst mere mortals!” She added: “I was raised by a bunch of UK drag sisters, and so my drag was born and bred in London, where I’m well known as The Beyonce of the drag scene. I’ve been on TV, billboards, and numerous ad campaigns. The CV is lengthy! I’m a legend – google me!”
Cara Melle Age
Cara Melle was born on August 3, 1996, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. She is 26 years old as of 2023.
Cara Melle RuPaul’s Drag Race UK
Drag queen Cara Melle is a contestant on the fifth series of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, whose judges include RuPaul, Graham Norton and Alan Carr.
According to the BBC, Cara was born in Atlanta, Georgia, a traditionally conservative US state. The 26-year-old dreamed of being on Drag Race but had to “literally hide in the closet” to watch the show, worried about the reaction of family. She describes watching “the whole show and then all of a sudden be afraid that someone’s gonna come in and see me watching this”.
Speaking about her reasons for joining RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, Cara said: “Because I’m at the top of my game. I serve amazing looks, I perform the hell out of anything and I bring main character energy to the game. I want to show the world who I am. It’s very important to me because when growing up, I never saw any black trans women on TV, and now I get a chance to represent black trans women. Although, I’m seriously shaking in my boots at the thought of performing in front of my idol RuPaul ! But hey, I’m mostly fearless, so let’s do it!”
Speaking about her game plan for the competition, she said: “I don’t have a game plan! I’m looking forward to the acting challenge, the Rusical and the girl group challenge, because I’ve been in a few girl groups. I have a bit of a reputation as a lip sync assassin, so my main goal is to send everyone home and stay at the top!”
Cara is the first Black trans woman to compete on RuPaul’s Drag Race UK. Because of the inevitable impact she will have on her respective communities, Cara told Gay Times: “I can’t wait to show people who are like me how to be powerful in our Blackness, transness and womanhood.” She is also the first American queen to sashay onto the stage.
The 10 queens competing to be crowned the UK’s Drag Race Superstar are Alexis Saint-Pete, seven-foot supermodel Banksie, Cara, DeDeLicious, Ginger Johnson, Kate Butch, Michael Marouli, Miss Naomi Carter, Tomara Thomas and Vicki Vivacious.
Cara Melle Real Name
London-based drag queen Cara Melle’s real name is Sterling Butler.
Cara Melle Gender
RuPaul’s Drag Race UK 2023 contestant Cara Melle is a black trans woman.
Cara Melle Nationality and Ethnicity
Drag queen Cara Melle is of American nationality and African-American ethnicity.
Cara Melle Instagram
Cara Melle’s Instagram handle is tastemycaramelle.