Vanessa Vanjie Mateo Bio

(Drag Performer)

Relationship Statistics of Vanessa Vanjie Mateo

What is Vanessa Vanjie Mateo marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Single
Is Vanessa Vanjie Mateo having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Vanessa Vanjie Mateo lesbian ?: Yes

More about the relationship

Vanessa Vanjie Mateo’s current relationship status is possibly single.

Previously, she was dating the Canadian drag queen, Brooke Lynn Hytes. The former couple first met through the reality TV show, RuPaul’s Drag Race. In the show, they came close to each other.

However, they confirmed their breakup at the reunion of the 11th season of the show.

Who is Vanessa Vanjie Mateo?

American Vanessa Vanjie Mateo is a drag performer, singer, and actress. She is renowned as the contestant of the reality TV series, RuPaul’s Drag Race: Vegas Revue. 

Last, in 2020, she released the single, Hype along with drag performer, Yvie Oddly.

Next, in 2021, she will be going on the Europe tour with the cast member of Werq the World. 

Vanessa Vanjie Mateo- Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education

Vanessa Vanjie Mateo was born on the 3rd of October 1991 in Puerto Rican, United States. Her birth name is José Luis Cancel.

She happens to be the daughter of the Alexis Mateo (mother) and Jeffrey Kelley (father). She has two sisters; Jenavive and Victoria Mateo. They are of Spanish ethnicity with Puerto Rican roots.

Details on her academics are not available.

Vanessa Vanjie: Professional Career

Vanessa Vanjie Mateo first came in the limelight when she appeared in the reality TV series, RuPaul’s Drag Race as one of the 14th contestants. However, she eliminated from the show in the very first episode after lip-syncing against the other contestant, Kalorie Karbdashian Williams.

Vanessa Vanjie Mateo
Caption: Vanessa Vanjie Mateo makeover (Source: Pajibo)

Despite her short journey in the reality series, she got noticed because of her parting word, Miss Vanjie……Miss Vanjie…Miss Vanjie. The parting word became the internet meme that went viral instantly and insanely.

The same year, she released her first single, I’m Vanjie. She also appeared in the web series like Queen to Queen, Cosmo Queens, and Countdown to the Crown. Also, she got featured at the Gay Times in September 2018.

Moving forward, on the 24th of January 2019, she joined the 11th season of RuPaul’s Drag Race as one of the contestants. She got eliminated in the 12th episode by Brooke Lynn Hytes. After that, she appeared in the music videos; Sally Walker, and Started for the rapper, Iggy Azalea.

Recently, in 2020, she made her appearance in the series, RuPaul’s Celebrity Drag Race as a mentor. Also, she appeared in the web series like Silky’s Snack Shack and Werq the World as a guest.

Vanessa Vanjie Mateo- Net Worth, Salary

As of 2020, she has an estimated net worth of $500 Thousand. Her earnings as a drag performer are in the range of $20k to $237k. Besides that, she makes through her appearance in the reality TV series.

Apart from that, she also earns her music and career as an actress. As a brand ambassador of Chips Ahoy!, her salary is in the range of $22k to $66k.

Vanessa Vanjie Mateo- Controversy, Rumors

In May 2019, she became the brand ambassador of the cookie brand, Chips Ahoy! for Mother’s Day. However, the post was homophobically backlashed.

Body Measurements- Height & Weight

Vanessa Vanjie Mateo has blue eyes with brunette hair. She stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches and weighs around 68 kg.

Social Media

Vanessa has over 1.5m followers on Instagram, over 215k followers on Facebook, and over 273.5k followers on Twitter.

On Twitter, she is following the personalities like Alexis Mateo, Noel Sullivan, and Vera Wang.


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