Shuga Cain Bio|Wiki
Shuga Cain(Jesus Martinez) is an American drag queen and baker. She is popularly known for the 11th season of RuPaul’s Drag Race.
Her drag name comes from a trifecta of things in her life. The first name comes from the character “Shug Avery” from The Color Purple and her love for candy and baking. In addition, Cain comes from her love for the artist Candis Cayne.
Shuga Cain Age
She was born on November 20, 1977, in Oakland, California, United States. Shuga is
Shuga Cain Family
He was born, Jesus Martinez, to his parents in Oakland, California. Shuga grew up in a predominantly Caucasian neighborhood in Northern California where he moved as a Child. Moreover, his father was Salvadoran while his mother was Apache with Spanish ancestry.
Shuga Cain Education
She attended and graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor’s degree in Music. Furthermore, Shuga also has Eau Claire and a Master of Music degree from DePaul University, both in applied voice
Shuga Cain Drag Queen
Shuga starred as Sonny Malone in the production of Xanadu in 2011. In 2017, she began to drag full-time where she quit a six-figure corporate job to pursue it. In addition, Shuga was hosted by Bob the Drag Queen in March 2018 where she was part of Max Emerson’s Drag Babies series. Moreover, she was a Drag Mentor, along with Peppermint and Chi Chi DeVayne.
Over and above that, Shuga was announced to be one of 15 contestants on January 24, 2019, competing in season 11 of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Over and above that, Shuga was a part of the historic six-way lipsync in episode 3. This was the first time in the show’s history in which more than 2 contestants had to lipsync to avoid elimination which she survived.
In episode 5, Shuga lipsynced once again and she sent home Ariel Versace to Whitney Houston’s I’m Your Baby Tonight. Over and above that, Shuga was placed at the top during the season’s Snatch Game challenge where she portrayed Charo despite never winning a challenge.
Shuga was finally eliminated in the 10th episode after lipsyncing to No More Drama by Mary J. Blige against Vanessa Vanjie Mateo. In addition, she finished the competition in 7th place. Moreover, she released Shuga in the Raw during her time on the show, where she recapped every episode of season 11.
Shuga Cain RuPaul
Shuga was a part of the rotating cast for RuPaul’s Drag Race: Season 11 Tour, from March 26 to September 6. The Drag was presented by Voss Events and World of Wonder and hosted by Asia O’Hara. Additionally, the show kicked off in Los Angeles on May 26 during RuPaul’s DragCon LA wrap party. It was hosted by Drag Race judge Michelle Visage. Also hosted by Visage, the show concluded with a final bow on September 6 in New York City at the top of RuPaul’s DragCon NYC.
In the six-episode mini-series on WOWPresents Plus, Shuga was announced to host Gimme Some Shuga. Inspired by RuPaul’s Drag Race legends, the series focuses on Shuga and ace baker Justin Salinas creating cakes. In a Christmas-theme drag show presented by M&P and hosted by Nina West, Shuga was announced as part of the cast for A Drag Queen Christmas. Moreover, other queens in the lineup were Latrice Royale, Manila Luzon, Thorgy Thor, Shea Coulee, Lady Bunny, and Willam.
Shuga Cain Height
She is tall in stature and stands at a height of 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m). Moreover, Shuga weighs 62 kg (136.69 lbs).
Shuga Cain Husband
Shuga is openly gay and currently, she is engaged to her loverly partner, Gilbert Gaona of Atascadero, CA. The couple lives in New York City, NY, USA.
Shuga Cain Net Worth
She is a drag queen, performer, and one of the Season 11 contestants of RuPaul’s Drag Race (placed 7th). In addition, she is also known for doing many creative collaborations. Shuga has a net worth of $1.8 million.
Who Is Shuga Cain
Shuga is 44 years old -a drag queen, performer, and one of the Season 11 contestants of RuPaul’s Drag Race (placed 7th). Her real name is Jesus Martinez and is from Magalia, CA, and belongs to the Salvadoran, Spanish & Apache ethnicity.
Shuga is well-known for doing many creative collaborations with Charo. She also impersonated Charo in the Snatch Game on social media. Additionally, Shuga has a close friendship with the Spanish singer and actress, Charo.
Is Shuga Cain Married
Shuga is in a happy relationship with Gilbert Gaona. The pair is engaged but is yet to officially get married and we will update you once they confirm their wedding. Gilbert is from Atascadero, CA while Shuga is from Magalia, CA. They are currently in New York City, NY, USA