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Tyra Sanchez :: Biography

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Tyra Sanchez's facts

Date of Birth 1988-04-22
Nationality American
Profession Television Personality
Ethnicity Black
Marital Status Single
Name on Birth James William Ross IV
Height 6'3"
Place of Birth Gainesville, Florida, U.S.

James William Ross IV better known by her stage name ‘Tyra Sanchez’ is an American drag queen and reality television personality. Sanchez’s birthday is on 22nd April as he was born on April 22, 1988 in Gainesville, Florida, U.S. He is best known as the winner of the second season of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Sanchez moved to Orlando where he resided for most part of his life. He spoke about his periods of homelessness and personal challenges before giving audition for and being selected to appear on the show called ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’. He became a favorite of the judges with his old-school drag and glamor style. Ross has performed throughout the United States and Canada. He is currently residing in Atlanta.

Ross became one of the youngest contestants to appear on ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’. He was also one of the contestants who never had to lip sync in order to avoid elimination before winning the season title. After becoming the winner of Drag Race, he worked as a drag professor and mentor of beauty and fashion challenged women on second season of ‘RuPaul’s Drag U’. He released his first dance single titled ‘Look At Me Now’ in April 2011. Sanchez also made appearance in the music video for the song titled ‘Hey Jane’ by the band Spiritualized. In the music video, he played a transgender prostitute and single parent of two children. The video also included his real life son, Jeremiah. Later in the mid-year of 2012, it was announced that a documentary movie was in a production on which he was going to play a role of a father. The documentary movie was titled ‘Drag Dad’ which is going to be directed by Icelandic director Bjorn Floki. On the movie, Ross was going to portray a role of a father and drag queen celebrity. For the movies production and distribution expenses, an online fundraising campaign provided more than US$20000 in donations.

Talking about his personal life biography, his relationship status is single. But he has one biological son named Jeremiah whom he co-parents with his son’s mother.  Till date he hasn’t got married to anyone. He has mentioned that he is a bisexual and prefers to have sexual intercourse with men rather than with women. As of now, there is no news about his boyfriend.

Tyra Sanche has an amazing personality. In spite of throwing out from her house at the age of sixteen, she has achieved a lot in her career. She has gone through a very worst situation. Since she participated in the RuPaul’s Drag Race, she gained recognition in the television industry. She stands with the height of 6 feet 3 inches. Sanchez has the gorgeous body measurements size. Her body looks really attractive. It looks like she has close body measurements size to 36-24-36 inches. As she states that she likes men rather than women, she became successful to attract men from her sensual body figure which she frequently exposes wearing seductive outfits.

The renowned television personality, Tyra Sanchez has successfully established her name in the television industry as a drag queen. Most of her fans are curious to know about her real salary and net worth figure. But she has not exposed her exact number of salary and net worth figure in the public. She has also fallen into controversies when she was arrested for having small amount of marijuana possession in his car on August 16, 2011. However, he got a bail and released on the next day.

Her detailed bio and other information can be obtained from the Wiki and other internet sites. She is an active user of social networking sites like twitter and facebook. Her fans can get recent news about her from following her facebook and twitter account.