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Jaymes Mansfield

Jaymes Mansfield
Born
James Wirth

February 19, 1990[citation needed]
ResidenceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Other namesJames Wirth
OccupationDrag queen
Years active2013–present
Known forRuPaul's Drag Race
Website[jaymesmansfield.com]

Jaymes Mansfield is the stage name of James Wirth,[1] an American drag queen and TV personality, best known for competing on the ninth season of RuPaul's Drag Race. New York magazine named Mansfield one of the top 100 Most Powerful Drag Queens in America in June 2019.[2]

Early life

Wirth was born on February 19, 1990 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is of American heritage. Wirth performed as a puppeteer, visual artist and later drag queen in Milwaukee, in 2016 she was cast to appear on RuPaul's Drag Race.[3][4] Her drag name comes from Jayne Mansfield, and Mansfield takes inspiration from her and Marilyn Monroe.[citation needed]

Career

Jaymes Mansfield was announced as one of fourteen contestants for the ninth season of RuPaul's Drag Race on February 2, 2017.[5] After being declared safe in episode one, she was placed in the bottom two in the second episode with Kimora Blac and lost the lip sync against her to "Love Shack" by The B-52's, becoming the first queen eliminated.[6] She appeared as a guest for the first challenge in the premiere of season ten of Drag Race.[7] She made another appearance at the season eleven live finale with other alumni.[8]

Mansfield created a Youtube channel in 2013, where she frequently uploads videos.[9] In her ongoing series, Drag Herstory, she explains the history of drag queens and drag culture. The first episode was available on May 29, 2016.[10]

Mansfield is an experienced puppeteer.[citation needed]

On September 2nd 2019, Mansfield launched her very own wig company.[11]

Discography

As Featured Artist

Title Year Album
"God Rest the Nagging Children"

(Frosted Tip and the Holiday Land Drag Queens)

2018 The Holiday Dragtacular
"Up on the House Top"

(Frosted Tip and the Holiday Land Drag Queens)

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2019 Trixie Mattel: Moving Parts Herself Documentary [12]

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2017, 2018 RuPaul's Drag Race Herself Contestant: Season 9 - 14th Place, Guest: Season 10 (Episode "10s Across the Board")
2017 RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked Companion show to RuPaul's Drag Race
2017 Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen Guest

Web series

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2016-2019 Drag Herstory Herself Host
2017 TRANSFORMATIONS with James St. James [13]
Drag Queen Carpool One episode, hosted by RuPaul [14]
Whatcha Packin Eliminated Queen, Season 9, Episode 1 [15]
Cooking with Drag Queens [16]
Queen to Queen Guest, with Valentina
2018 Cosmo Queens Featured Queen [17]
Camp Wanakiki Cameo, Season 1, Episode 2 [18][19]
Hey Qween Season 6 [20]
Bootleg Opinions All Stars 4 Press Party (with Yuhua Hamasaki) [21]
List It! Ring The Belle series
Sis Jenner Two episodes [22]
How To Makeup World of Wonder Productions [23]
2019 The Lost Snatch Game Audition Tapes World of Wonder Productions, Episode 101 [24]

Music videos

Year Title Artist Ref
2017 "Too Funky" Peppermint featuring Ari Gold [25]
2018 "So Juicy" Soju [26]
2019 "Rocking Around The Hanukkah Bush" Alexis Michelle [27]

References

  1. ^ "'RuPaul's Drag Race' season 9 episode 1: Lady Gaga, the Queens and spoilers". International Business Times AU. 2017-03-09. Retrieved 2018-10-18.
  2. ^ The Editors (June 10, 2019). "The Most Powerful Drag Queens in America: Ranking the new establishment". New York. New York Media, LLC. Archived from the original on June 10, 2019. Retrieved June 10, 2019.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
  3. ^ Maas, Tyler (2017-02-03). "New 'RuPaul's Drag Race' season will feature Milwaukee contestant". Milwaukee Record. Retrieved 2019-06-18.
  4. ^ Cook, Michael (2017-04-07). ""RuPaul's Drag Race" begins the new season". Out In Jersey. Retrieved 2019-06-18.
  5. ^ "RuPaul's Drag Race Cast | logotv.com". Logo TV. Retrieved 2018-10-18.
  6. ^ Nichols, James Michael (2017-04-02). "Last Words: Jaymes Mansfield Reflects On Her Time On 'RuPaul's Drag Race'". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2018-10-18.
  7. ^ "'RuPaul's Drag Race' 11 episode 1 recap: Which queen was sent packing on 'Whatcha Unpackin'? [UPDATING LIVE BLOG]". Goldderby. 2019-02-28. Retrieved 2019-03-01.
  8. ^ Dazed (2019-05-31). "Scream! Christine and the Queens covers RuPaul's 'Sissy That Walk'". Dazed. Retrieved 2019-06-18.
  9. ^ "The best drag queen channels on YouTube". Radio Times. Retrieved 2019-06-18.
  10. ^ Jaymes Mansfield (2016-05-29), Drag HerStory Episode 1: Who Do You Do? A Brief History of Celebrity Impersonation, retrieved 2019-06-18
  11. ^ Jaymes Mansfield (2019-09-04), JAYMES MANSFIELD'S WIG TRANSFORMATION (MY FIRST PRODUCT LAUNCH), retrieved 2019-09-05
  12. ^ Katz, Evan Ross; Guiducci, Mark (2019-05-01). "Trixie Mattel's 'Moving Parts' Documentary Proves She's Not Just A Skinny Legend". Garage. Retrieved 2019-06-18.
  13. ^ WOWPresents (2017-12-26), Jaymes Mansfield: TRANSFORMATIONS with James St. James, retrieved 2019-06-18
  14. ^ Logo (2017-03-27), Drag Queen Carpool: Jaymes Mansfield - RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9 - Now on VH1! |, retrieved 2019-07-08
  15. ^ Logo (2017-04-03), Whatcha Packin’ w/ Michelle Visage & Jaymes Mansfield | RuPaul's Drag Race (Season 9 Episode 2), retrieved 2019-06-18
  16. ^ Allen, Timothy (2017-04-08). "WATCH: Jaymes Mansfield gets messy in the kitchen on 'Cooking With Drag Queens'". www.queerty.com. Retrieved 2019-06-18.
  17. ^ Cosmopolitan (2017-10-02), Jaymes Mansfield Transforms Into an IRL Mermaid | Cosmopolitan, retrieved 2019-06-18
  18. ^ Camp Wannakiki (2018-08-14), Camp Wannakiki S1 Ep2: "Straight Shooter", retrieved 2019-06-18
  19. ^ "INTERNET Hamburger Mary's camps it up with 'Wannakiki' - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive". Windy City Times. Retrieved 2019-06-18.
  20. ^ Hey Qween (2018-04-30), JAYMES MANSFIELD on Hey Qween! with Jonny McGovern | Hey Qween, retrieved 2019-06-18
  21. ^ YuhuaHamasaki (2018-12-08), All Stars 4 Press Party Bootleg Fashion Photo Ruview with Jaymes Mansfield!!!, retrieved 2019-06-18
  22. ^ WOWPresents (2019-07-05), Sis Jenner: Guide to Basic Bitchery, retrieved 2019-09-14
  23. ^ WOWPresents (2019-07-07), Jaymes Mansfield and Wig Teasing: HOW TO MAKEUP, retrieved 2019-07-07
  24. ^ WOWPresents (2019-07-27), The Lost Snatch Game Audition Tapes Ep. 101: Jaymes Mansfield, retrieved 2019-07-26
  25. ^ Peppermint (2017-04-14), Peppermint | Too Funky (ft Ari Gold & the cast of Rupaul's Drag Race season 9), retrieved 2019-07-09
  26. ^ Soju (2018-01-11), Soju (소주) "So Juicy" Official M/V, retrieved 2019-06-18
  27. ^ XS Studios (2018-12-05), Rocking Around the Hanukkah Bush (Alexis Michelle) [Music Video], retrieved 2019-08-19

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