BenDeLaCreme Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 21 Feb, 2021
Facts of BenDeLaCreme
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name BenDeLaCreme
Birth Name Benjamin Putnam
Nationality American
Profession Drag Queen, Burlesque Performer, Actor
Online Presence Cameo, Facebook, Instagram, MySpace, Spotify, Twitter, YouTube Channel
Movies Waxie Moon in Fallen Jewel, Happiest Season
TV Show Capitol Hill, RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked!, RuPaul's Drag Race, Transformations, RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars, Hey Qween!
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Benjamin Putnam, known by his drag stage name BenDeLaCreme, is an American drag artist, burlesque performer, and actor. She was a contestant in RuPaul's Drag Race season 6 and RuPaul's Drag Race: All-Stars season 3. 

Career and Net Worth

Benjamin Putnam began performing in drag beginning in 2002 while pursuing an arts degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He began performing in drag shows in and around the Chicago area and adopted the stage name BenDeLaCreme. 

 His first widespread exposure came when he competed in the sixth season of RuPaul's reality television drag competition RuPaul's Drag Race in 2014. He finished fifth and was named "Miss Congeniality" through audience vote.

BenDeLaCreme on RuPaul's Drag Race SOURCE: VH1

He returned for the third season of the spin-off show RuPaul's Drag Race: All-Stars, where he set records with his performance. He set records for the most challenge wins in a single season (with five wins), and is the only contestant to win four consecutive episodes and win the "Snatch Game" challenge multiple times. Despite his stellar performance, he chose to eliminate himself to let other contestants shine. 

In addition to his career as a drag performer, Ben is also a burlesque dancer and has performed several solo shows including Terminally DelightfulReady To Be CommittedInferno A-Go-Go, and Cosmos.          

According to some online sources, BenDeLaCreme is estimated to have a net worth of around $1 million. 

BenDeLaCreme: Short Bio

BenDeLaCreme was born Benjamin Putnam and grew up in Connecticut. His childhood was marked by hardship, being bullied for being overweight, and losing his mother as a young teenager. He found escape in his drag persona as BenDeLaCreme, which helped him cope with depression.    

Benjamin Putnam with his partner Gus Lanza  SOURCE: Instagram

Ben has been in a relationship with producer and personal trainer Gus Lanza for nearly six years. Lanza identifies as transgender.  

Most-Asked Questions About BenDeLaCreme Answered

What is BenDeLaCreme Known For?

BenDeLaCreme is a famous drag queen and burlesque dancer most famous for competing in RuPaul's Drag Race season 6 and RuPaul's Drag Race: All-Stars season 3. 

Is BenDeLaCreme on Instagram?

BenDeLaCreme is on all major social media platforms and has a massive following on Instagram, amassing over 1 million followers to date under the handle @bendelacreme.  

Who is BenDeLaCreme's Partner?

Ben has been in a relationship with producer and personal trainer Gus Lanza, who is a transgender man, for nearly six years. 

What is BenDeLaCreme's Net Worth?

According to some online sources, BenDeLaCreme is estimated to have a net worth of around $1 million. 

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