The fourteenth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race premiered on January 7, 2022. The truth competition series, broadcast on VH1 inside the United States, showcases 14 new queens competing for the identify of “America’s Next Drag Superstar.” The winning queen is offered $150,000, an increase from past seasons. Further, for the first time inside the records of the series, the runner up gets $50,000 and the queen topped Miss Congeniality wins $10,000.
Casting calls for season 14 were opened in November 2020,[three] and the forged changed into formally found out by season 13 winner Symone on VH1 on December 2, 2021.[four][five] The season most beneficial received 738,000 viewers, making it the most-watched highest quality when you consider that Season 10.
The season welcomed Maddy Morphosis, the show’s first heterosexual, cisgender male contestant. The season drastically also featured five transgender contestants: Kerri Colby and Kornbread “The Snack” Jeté (both of whom entered the opposition openly trans), Jasmine Kennedie (who came out as a trans female during filming of the display), Bosco (who additionally got here out as a trans woman as the season aired),[nine] and Willow Pill (who came out as trans femme as the season aired).
The season is the primary to feature a “Chocolate Bar Twist” which changed into delivered within the 1/3 episode, which featured each of the contestants being given a Candy Bar, one in every of which contained a Golden Ticket[disambiguation wanted]. After dropping a lip sync, every contestant ought to unwrap their sweet bar and whoever’s bar has the golden price ticket is stored from elimination. The twist lasted till episode 12, whilst Bosco was found out to have the golden chocolate bar.
This season can be the primary time to have a very last five inside the grand finale, to be able to be competing for the crown, with the top prize will now be $one hundred fifty,000 cash, even as the drag queen in 2d vicinity takes home $50,000.[eleven]Contestants
Ages, names, and cities stated are at time of filming.List of contestants on season 14 of RuPaul’s Drag RaceContestant[thirteen]AgeHometownOutcomeAngeria Paris VanMicheals27Atlanta, GeorgiaTBABosco28Seattle, WashingtonDaya Betty[a]25Springfield, MissouriLady Camden31Sacramento, CaliforniaWillow Pill26Denver, ColoradoDeJa Skye31Fresno, California6th PlaceJorgeous21Nashville, TennesseeJasmine Kennedie22New York City, New York8th PlaceKerri Colby24Los Angeles, California9th PlaceMaddy Morphosis26Fayetteville, Arkansas10th PlaceOrion Story25Grand Rapids, Michigan11th Place[b]Kornbread “The Snack” Jeté29Los Angeles, California12th Place[c]Alyssa Hunter26Cataño, Puerto Rico13th PlaceJune Jambalaya29Los Angeles, California14th Place^ Daya Betty changed into at the beginning eliminated inside the second episode but re-entered the competition inside the third episode.^ Orion Story turned into at first removed inside the first episode however re-entered the opposition inside the 1/3 episode.^ Kornbread “The Snack” Jeté left the opposition due to a rolled ankle.Contestant development
WIN indicates the contestant received the undertaking in that episode.
TOP2 suggests the contestant became one of the two nice contestants in that episode, however misplaced the lip sync for the win.
STAY indicates that the contestant gained one in every of LaLaPaRuZa lip-sync, and remained in the opposition.
SAFE suggests that the contestant changed into declared secure through the judges in that episode.
BTM (Bottom) shows that the contestant was up for removal in that episode and had to lip sync for their existence.
ELIM (Eliminated) suggests that the contestant became removed after loosing the lifestyles sync for his or her lifestyles in that episode.
WDR (Withdrew) indicates that Kornbread “The Snack” Jeté turned into forced to withdraw from the competition in that episode.
SAVE suggests that Bosco misplaced the lip-sync, however was revealed to possess the golden RuPaul’s chocolate bar and therefore stored from removal. Progress of contestants including rank/role in each episodeContestantEpisode12three4567eight91011121314Angeria Paris VanMichealsWINSAFEWINSAFESAFESAFESAFESAFEBTMSTAYSAFESAFEBTMBoscoSAFESAFESAFEWINSAFESAFESAFEWINBTMSTAYSAVEWINSAFEDaya BettyELIMSAFESAFESAFESAFETOP2WINSAFEBTMSTAYSAFEBTMSAFELady CamdenSAFESAFESAFESAFESAFEWINSAFESAFEBTMSTAYWINSAFEWINWillow PillSAFEWINSAFESAFESAFESAFESAFESAFEBTMSTAYSAFESAFEBTMDeJa SkyeBTMSAFESAFESAFESAFESAFESAFESAFEWINSAFESAFEELIMJorgeousSAFESAFESAFEBTMWINSAFESAFEBTMBTMSTAYBTMELIMJasmine KennedieSAFESAFESAFESAFEBTMSAFEBTMBTMBTMELIMKerri ColbySAFESAFEBTMSAFESAFESAFEELIMMaddy MorphosisSAFEBTMSAFESAFEELIMOrion StoryELIMSAFESAFEELIMKornbread “The Snack” JetéWINSAFESAFEWDRAlyssa HunterSAFESAFEELIMJune JambalayaBTMELIMLip syncs The contestant gained lip-sync for the win. The contestant become removed after their first time being up for removal. The contestant turned into eliminated after their second time being up for removal. The contestant became removed after their 0.33 time being up for removal. The contestant became eliminated after their fourth time being up for removal. The contestant changed into removed after their fifth time being up for elimination. The contestant misplaced the lip-sync but turned into found out to own the golden chocolate bar and became stored from elimination.Guest judges
- Lizzo, singer and songwriter
- Alicia Keys, singer and songwriter
- Christine Chiu, businesswoman, philanthropist and tv character
- Loni Love, comedian and television host
- Ava Max, singer
- Taraji P. Henson, actress and singer
- Ts Madison, tv and internet persona, LGBTQ+ activist
- Alec Mapa, actor
- Nicole Byer, comic and actress
- Dove Cameron, actress and singer
- Andra Day, singer and actress
- Dulcé Sloan, comedian
Guests who seemed in episodes, however did now not judge on the primary degree.
Episodes 1 and a pair of
- Albert Sanchez, photographer
- Jennifer Lopez, singer, actress, dancer
- Jaymes Mansfield, contestant on season 9
- Kahmora Hall, contestant on season thirteen
- Tempest DuJour, contestant on season seven
- Sarah McLachlan, singer and songwriter
- David Benjamin Steinberg, songwriter and music producer
- Raven, runner-up of season and of All Stars season one
- Leland, manufacturer
- Leslie Jordan, actor
- Miguel Zarate, choreographer
- Norvina, president of Anastasia Beverly Hills