BeBe Zahara Benet Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 21 Feb, 2021
Facts of BeBe Zahara Benet
Date of Birth: 1984 , March-20
Age: 37 years old
Birth Nation: Cameroon
Name BeBe Zahara Benet
Birth Name Nea Marshall Kudi Ngwa
Nationality Cameroonian-American
Birth Place/City Douala, Cameroon
Profession Drag Performer, Television Personality, Musician
Online Presence Cameo, Facebook, Instagram, MySpace, Spotify, Twitter, YouTube Channel
TV Show RuPaul's Drag U, Transformations, RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars, Hey Qween!, RuPaul's Drag Race, Dragnificent!
Albums Kisses & Feathers, Broken English
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BeBe Zahara Benet is a Cameroonian-born American drag artist, reality television personality, and musician. He is the winner of the debut season of RuPaul's reality drag competition TV series RuPaul's Drag Race.  

BeBe Zahara Benet: Short Bio

BeBe Zahara Benet was born Nea Marshall Kudi Ngwa on March 20, 1981, in Douala, Cameroon. He spent most of his young life in Cameroon before his family moved to France.  

He eventually moved to the United States to pursue a college degree and settled in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  

Career and Net Worth

Bebe Zahara got her first taste of drag modeling when he was asked to wear women's clothing to stand-in for an absentee model during a fashion show in Paris. 

He gained widespread recognition when he won the debut season of RuPaul's reality drag competition TV series RuPaul's Drag Race. He has since gone on to appear in several of RuPaul's shows and other drag competition TV series including RuPaul's Drag U, Transformations, RuPaul's Drag Race: All-Stars, Hey Qween!, and Dragnificent!.  

BeBe Zahara Benet on RuPaul's Drag Race: All-Stars SOURCE: VH1

Besides drag modeling, Benet is also a singer and musician. He has released two EPs to date: 2017's Kisses & Feathers and 2020's Broken English. He has, additionally, released ten singles.  

Based on reports by some online sources, Bebe Zahara is believed to be worth between $1 million and $5 million.  

Most-Asked Questions About BeBe Zahara Benet Answered

How Old is BeBe Zahara Benet?

BeBe Zahara Benet was born Nea Marshall Kudi Ngwa on March 20, 1981. At the time of this writing in February 2021, he is 39 years old. 

What is BeBe Zahara Benet's Ethnicity?

BeBe Zahara Benet was born in Douala, Cameroon, and is of African ethnicity.  

Who Won RuPaul's Drag Race Season 1?

BeBe Zahara Benet won the first season of the debut season of RuPaul's reality drag competition TV series RuPaul's Drag Race. 

Is BeBe Zahara Benet on Instagram?

BeBe Zahara Benet is on all major social media platforms including Instagram, where he has over 523.7k followers under the handle @bebezahara.  

What is BeBe Zahara Benet' Net Worth?

According to some online sources, BeBe Zahara Benet is estimated to be worth somewhere between $1 million and $5 million.

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