Who is Jackie Cox of RuPaul’s Drag Race? Bio, Age, Family, Real Name

Jackie Cox Biography

Born in Canada, Jackie Cox is a Canadian drag performer who is one of the 13 contestants on season 12 of RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Jackie Cox Age

Cox is 34 years old as of 2020.

Jackie Cox Real Name

Her real name is Darius Rose. She created her drag name together with her best friend while in college.

Jackie Cox Ethnicity

Cox is Canadian-Iranian.

Jackie Cox Family

There is no much information about her family. None of their names are known. However, during an interview, Cox spoke about how policies concerning people from Muslim countries not being allowed into America has affected her family.

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She said; “My family members not being allowed into this country was crazy to me. My aunt who just visited here in 2015 was suddenly not allowed to come to visit my mom and me anymore, her sister. I really thought that this was not a moment to hide anymore. This is not a moment to pretend that you are not Middle Eastern, that this is not part of your life and that this isn’t affecting you.

“I have this platform and I have these shows and this stage and this platform. I need to talk about it in my drag and make people see and have this visibility and not hide and not hide these characters away. ”

Jackie Cox RuPaul’s Drag Race

Cox is a contestant on season 12 of RuPaul’s Drag Race. She is the second queen of Middle Eastern descent after Shangela, who is half Saudi Arabian. She is also the third Canadian queen to compete in the show after Brooke Lynn Hytes and Crystal.

When asked about which New York City Drag Race alumni she sees to have gone on to great success and whose career she could pattern in the same way, Cox said Bob the Drag Queen. She explained that she and Bob began drag around the same time.

” I remember right after she filmed her season and before it was released she said to me “Jackie, how long have you been doing drag”? I responded “maybe four to five years”. She said ’the same time as me huh? When are you going to step it up and go to the next level”? Cox said of Bob.

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