Internationally renowned television personality, podcast co-host, radio show host, platinum-selling recording artist, and author, Michelle Visage has made a name for herself in the entertainment industry, across multiple mediums for the past three decades.
The Diva Rules [Chronicle Books] offers Michelle’s advice for living life to the fullest and finding success no matter what hand you’re dealt. With her no-nonsense style and super sassy voice, Visage tells readers to “Keep Your Shit Together,” “Give Good Face,” and “Be Thankful You’re a Misfit,” in addition to 22 other invaluable life lessons on finding your power and sparkling your way to the top.
On the television front, Visage can be seen as judge on the award-winning VH1 show, RuPaul’s Drag Race. The reality competition show, which aired its tenth season in 2018, leaves fans wanting more each week with their rapid-fire quick wit, impeccable sense of style and signature sass, as they decide who will stay, lip-synch for their life or “Sashay Away.” Visage also tours the country as the Mistress of ALL Ceremonies on the official RuPaul’s Drag Race tours. In 2018, Drag Race was nominated for 12 Emmys.
In 2017, Visage commentated the Logo coverage of The Eurovision Song Contest.
You can also catch Visage on a fifth season of her online series of Whatcha Packin’ exit interviews on VH1 online, which is additional programming for RuPaul’s Drag Race.
As well, Michelle begins her 2nd year as a judge on the IFTA-nominated Ireland’s Got Talent.
Visage has been a staple on morning radio for the past 17 years, hosting and co-hosting programs on various stations such as WKTU 103.5 [New York], HOT 92.3 [Los Angeles], SUNNY
104.3 [West Palm Beach, FL], WMIA (Miami) and THE BEAT [Sirius XM], to name a few. In this time, Michelle has recorded thousands of commercials and delivered even more live reads. She is currently a part of the hugely successful RuPaul’s What’s the Tee? With Michelle Visage podcast, which won a 2018 Webby Award as well as the show having been downloaded over 30 million times.
On the music front, Visage rose to fame as a member of the girl group Seduction in the early 1990s, with their platinum-selling album called “Nothing Matters Without Love,” that spawned 4 top 10 hits that climbed the Billboard charts. Visage was also featured on the bestselling soundtrack of all time [35 million copies sold], THE BODYGUARD [Warner Brothers Pictures], with her remake of Bill Withers’ “It’s Gonna Be A Lovely Day,” that she wrote and sang. The song and Michelle were immediately signed to Arista Records by Clive Davis himself.
Visage currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband, their two teenage daughters and their rescue dogs.