Ongina Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Husband, Career, Net Worth, Salary and Twitter

Ongina is an American drag performer and HIV activist who rose to international prominence on the first season of RuPaul’s Drag Race

Ongina Biography

Ongina is an American drag performer and HIV activist who rose to international prominence on the first season of RuPaul’s Drag Race and the fifth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars. He was one of the first reality television stars to admit to being HIV-positive.

Ongina Career

Ongina was chosen as one of nine contestants for the first season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, which aired on February 2, 2009. In the fourth episode, where he won his second challenge, he revealed his HIV status. He was eliminated in the following episode after failing to perform a lip-sync to Britney Spears’s “Stronger” against eventual winner BeBe Zahara Benet, finishing fifth.

He made a cameo appearance on the first season of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars after season one. He also made five appearances on RuPaul’s Drag Race in the first and second seasons. In November 2017, Ongina was a featured performer in Queens United, a benefit show created by Phi Phi O’Hara in an effort to raise funds for cancer research.

In November 2017, He was a featured performer in Queens United, a benefit show created by Phi Phi O’Hara to raise funds for Hurricane Maria victims. In the season 11 premiere of Drag Race, he appeared as a guest for the first challenge. He appeared in The Black Eyed Peas’ 2009 music video for “I Gotta Feeling.” In RuPaul’s Drag Race: Dragopolis 2.0 mobile app, an animated version of his appeared. In September and October 2018, he appeared in three episodes of the WOW Presents web series Fashion Photo RuView with Mayhem Miller, filling in for Raja and Raven.

Ongina performed at Motor City Pride in June 2019. Later that year, he headlined the Virginia Pridefest alongside Betty Who. He was announced as one of ten queens competing on the fifth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars on May 8, 2020. He was the second queen to be eliminated from the show, finishing ninth overall. Ongina will host “Constellations of Change,” a live-streamed cabaret show produced by ViiV Healthcare as part of its annual Community Summit, in November 2020.

Ongina Age

Ongina is 39 years old as of 2021. He was born Ryan Ong Palao on January 6, 1982, in Siasi, Philippines. He celebrates his birthday on January 6 every year.

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Ongina Height

Palao stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.62 m).

Ongina Family

In 1994, he and his family moved to Seattle, Washington. Before he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Ongina has any siblings.

Ongina Wife

Palao is openly gay. He is very private about his personal life therefore it is not known if he is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of him being in any past relationship with anyone.

Ongina Net Worth

Palao has an estimated net worth of over $1 Million which he has earned through being a drag performer and HIV activist.

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Ongina.

Who is Ongina?

 He is an American drag performer and HIV activist

How old is Ongina?

39 years old as of 2021

How tall is Ongina?

5 feet 4 inches (1.62 m)

Who is Ongina married to?

Not Available

How much money does Ongina earn?

Not Available

How much is Ongina worth?

over $1 Million

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