They’re back, back, back again!
Officially revealed by Paramount+, RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 8 will feature a cast of 12 legendary returning queens vying for the crown, a spot in the “Drag Race Hall of Fame,” and a cash prize of $200,000. This season will include two Miss Congeniality winners, a trans trailblazer, a long-awaited fan-favorite from the show’s early days, and a Canada’s Drag Race icon.
All Stars 8 will begin streaming on Paramount+ with two new episodes on May 12, followed by new episodes of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars: Untucked, which will take viewers behind the scenes to the backstage drama as the queens anxiously await their fate each week.
Keep scrolling to find out which queens will be competing for the second (or third!) time…
Alexis Michelle (Season 9)
Curtain up! Light the lights! New York City’s Alexis Michelle is ready to take the stage again! This singing and dancing Broadway baby made it to the Top 5 on Season 9, and now she’s ready for her encore – and to claim her spot in the “Drag Race Hall of Fame!” Alexis won the Snatch Game challenge in Episode 6 for her memorable portrayal of Liza Minnelli.
Darienne Lake (Season 6)
It’s time to take another dip into the cool, refreshing waters of Darienne Lake! This pretty and witty comedy queen made a big splash in Season 6, going all the way to the Top 4. Now, after a transformative weight loss journey, she’s ready to show the world she’s the fiercest queen of all! Darienne recently released her comedy special Altered Boy.
Heidi N Closet (Season 12)
The blessed and highly favored Miss Congeniality of Season 12, Heidi N Closet, is back to snatch the All Stars crown! This former small-town girl has hit the big time, and is ready to prove that she’s got the ssssoft and ssssupple star power to take her all the way to the “Drag Race Hall of Fame.”
Jaymes Mansfield (Season 9)
Season 9’s bubbly, blonde bombshell – Jaymes Mansfield – is bringing classic showbiz sparkle to All Stars! She’s taken the internet by storm with her hilarious online beauty tutorials, and caused a commotion in The Bitch Who Stole Christmas. Now, she’s got her sights on the “Drag Race Hall of Fame.”
Jessica Wild (Season 2)
From Season 2, it’s the original golden child Jessica Wild. The lovable and talented Puerto Rican powerhouse is back to prove that she can sing, dance, and crack your padded ass up! Baby, things are about to get Wild! Escándalo! And who can forget about her uncanny impression of RuPaul in the first ever Snatch Game?
Jimbo (Canada’s Drag Race Season 1, U.K. vs. the World Season 1)
What’s big, bouncing, and may be used as a floatation device? Canada’s drag clown, Jimbo! This bodacious queen is stacked with talent, and after gagworthy seasons on Canada’s Drag Race and UK vs. the World, she’s ready to bring home the bologna. And a crown!
Kahanna Montrese (Season 11)
Did someone say “glow-up” from the floor up? Here comes Kahanna Montrese, a showgirl from Sin City has been wowing crowds at RuPaul’s Drag Race Live! in Las Vegas. Now, she’s doubling down on the ultimate jackpot: the All Stars crown.
Kandy Muse (Season 13)
The queen of the Badonka-donk Bronx is back to give you a sugar rush. After coming “this close” to winning the Season 13 crown, the outspoken and outrageous Kandy Muse is ready to remind the world what “star quality” is all about.
LaLa Ri (Season 13)
Season 13’s fierce fan favorite is back to bag a spot in the “Drag Race Hall of Fame.” Can this former Miss Congeniality prove that nice girls finish first? Get ready for the LaLa Ri Experience 2.0!
Monica Beverly Hillz (Season 5)
Monica Beverly Hillz made herstory on Season 5 when she shared her authentic truth on the mainstage. Now, the trans trailblazer is back to serve face and fashion on her way to the “Drag Race Hall of Fame.” 9021-OMG!
Mrs. Kasha Davis (Season 7)
There’s always time for…Mrs. Kasha Davis! Season 7’s international celebrity housewife and Drag Story Hour hostess is here to turn a new page and demonstrate that reading, and kindness, are fundamental!
Naysha Lopez (Season 8)
Hola, the beauty is back! Chicago’s hardest-working pageant queen, Naysha Lopez, is ready for the biggest contest of them all. Gone too soon from Season 8, this gorgeous glamazon, and former Miss Continental, will thrill drag fans all over again.