Carmen Carrera is an American reality television personality, model, and burlesque performer. Her versatility personality rose to stardom and gained widespread popularity following her breakout performance on the third season of the Logo reality television series RuPaul’s Drag Race. Carrera is also mostly known for her work on the spin-off series RuPaul’s Drag U. On 2012 May 1, she was discovered as a male during the third season of RuPaul’s Drag Race. However, ABC News reported her as a Transgender woman.
Carrera is a married woman who tied the knots with her husband Adrian Torres in 2015, in a fairytale wedding.
Early Life And Education Of Carmen Carrera
Carmen Carrera was born Christopher Roman on 1985 April 13, in Elmwood Park, New Jersey. She holds American nationality and ethnicity-wise, she has a mixed ethnical background as she is of Puerto Rican-Peruvian descent.
Carrera had a very difficult childhood as she was raised up without a father because he was too selfish to understand. She spent most of her early days running the streets and catching AIDS after her father left her mother and her at the tender age of two.
Carmen Carrera's Professional Career
Carmen Carrera is a model who has been acting in the field of entertainment since 2011. She featured in the face of the fictional fragrance La Femme. She played in a television commercial for travel-related website Orbitz along with the contestants of Drag Race, Manila Luzon, and Shangela Laquifa Wadley. The actress has also appeared in several movies and TV shows.
Carrera is an active model in the HIV AIDS awareness campaign too. She sold the dress which she had worn in Gilead Sciences ad titled “Red Ribbon Runway” on World AIDS Day and donated the amount to the National Association of People with AIDS.
Carrera also worked for the photographer David LaChapelle. In the year 2014, she made a cameo appearance on Jane the Virgin's premiere episode. Also in the same year, she appeared on the fifth anniversary cover of C? NDY magazine along with 13 other transgender women including Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, Geena Rocero, Isis King, and Juliana Huxtable as well.
Carmen Carrera's Net Worth And Salary
The reality TV personality Carmen Carrera has made a hefty amount of money from her versatility in various fields. As per Celebrity's net worth, the exact amount of her net worth is around $600 thousand.
Carrera has also featured in several reputed magazines like C? NDY and as a fashion model, her annual salary is around $276,813.
Carmen Carrera's Personal Life, Married, And Affair
Carmen Carrera is a married woman. She was in a long relationship with her boyfriend Adrian Torres. The couple officially started dating in the year 2009. She announced that the two separated in 2013.
The two reunited in 2015 while they were filming the Couples Therapy TV show. She and her husband Torres got married on 10 June 2015 at the fairytale wedding. The four-year-long relation came to an end in the year 2013. However, Carmen and her stepdaughters are very close still today.
Carmen Carrera finds it okay if people call her “born male” or “was a male” but not as a “man” since she is no more a man. She finds it ok to call her transgender. The real name of Carmen Carrera is Christopher Roman.
Carmen Carrera turning to a stunning model from a male is not just her choice with a magic spell but has gone through lots of physical and mental pains. It had brought chaos on her life but later on, all the pain bore the fruit to give on her hands.
Carrera is a famous name in the fashion world. She has been on the cover of several high-end magazines and has also walked in the ramp of L.A Fashion Week for Marco Polo.
Carmen is fond of microblogging sites and social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace.
Carmen Carrera's Body Measurement
Carmen Carrera stands at the height of 5' 10" (1.78 m) with a perfect body measurement of 35 - 26 - 36 inches. She has a brown colored eye and dark brown colored hair.
by sahra, 26 Jun, 2014