Jaida Essence Hall Bio, Age, Real Name, Drag Mother, RuPaul’s Drag Race

Jaida Essence Hall Biography

Born in the USA, Jaida Essence Hall is an American drag artist who is a contestant on Season 12 of RuPaul’s Drag Race.

She came up with her drag name “Jaida” through her friend who used to call her that. As for the name “Essence”, it came from her boyfriend who told her she was ‘the essence of beauty.’ Her last name “Hall” is from her mother, Tajma Hall.

Jaida Essence Hall Age

Essence Hall is 30 years old as of 2020.

Jaida Essence Hall Ethnicity

Essence Hall belongs to the African American ethnicity.

Jaida Essence Hall Drag Mother

Her drag mother is known as Tajma Hall. Tajma died on April 19th, 2014, after she succumbed to a gripper at Evanston Hospital. She was 44 years old at the time of her death.

Jaida Essence Hall Photo
Jaida Essence Hall Photo

She was active in Chicago’s LGBT community and she was active in Chicago’s LGBT community. Hall also hosted the popular Hy-Drag Revue, Boystown’s longest-running drag review, at Hydrate Nightclub.

Jaida Essence Hall RuPaul’s Drag Race

Essence Hall is one of the 13 contestants on season 12 of reality competition RuPaul’s Drag Race. She is a drag sister of Season 11 contestant Mercedes Iman Diamond. Hall is also the drag sister of Season 4 contestant Dida Ritz since the two share a drag mother: Tajma Hall.

She is the 4th ever queen from Wisconsin, following Max, Trixie Mattel, and Jaymes Mansfield. Hall is also the only queen this season to have a three-part name, not including initials as a name.

The other 12 contestants of this season are;

  • Aiden Zhane
  • Brita
  • Crystal Methyd
  • Dahlia Sin
  • Gigi Goode
  • Heidi N Closet
  • Jackie Cox
  • Jan
  • Nicky Doll
  • Rock M. Sakura
  • Sherry Pie
  • Widow Von’Du