Michelle Visage (born: Michelle Lynn Shupack) is an American singer, radio DJ, television host, and author.
It was also announced on August 30, 2017, that she would be a judge for the first season of Ireland’s Got Talent, which then aired on TV3 in February 2018. On 5 August 2019, it was announced that she would take part in series 17 of Strictly Come Dancing in the UK on the BBC. It was later confirmed on 7 September that she was partnered with Giovanni Pernice.
Michelle Visage is a bold woman who has insistently fought for her place in the higher ranks. She has amazingly managed to accomplish a great deal in every one of her involvements. Of interest is her admirable blend of hit tracks, best-seller book, and impressive television scenes. She now shares a wealth of experience in the entertainment industry, where she has persistently worked for about three decades now.
What is Michelle Visage’s ethnicity?
Lynn Shupack was born in Perth Amboy to Joanne Shupack Lewis, her mother, of the Hungarian-Irish descent. The young girl was later adopted by a Jewish family at the tender age of just three months. She grew with her new parents Martin Shupack and Arlene Carol.
How old is Michelle Visage?
The celebrity is now aged 52 years and still rocking it. Fans can attest that their Strictly Come Dancing star looks even younger than before.
Education and qualifications
She attended an arts high school in South Plainfield, New Jersey and then joined the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Manhattan. She then headed to New York City to pursue a career as an actress shortly after finishing her studies. Michelle and Ross Mathews were the commentators for Logo TV’s coverage of the Live Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest on May 13, 2017.
Michelle Visage’s family
Michelle was born to Joanne Shupack Lewis “Wiss”. Her biological mother Joanne was of Hungarian and Irish descent. She was adopted when she was three months old by Arlene Carol (Harnick) and Martin H. “Marty” Shupack.
Who is Michelle Visage married to?
She is happily married to Dave Case, author and screenwriter, with whom she lives in California with their two children. Michelle Visage daughters Lola and Lillie are equally outspoken on social media.
How old is Michelle Visage’s husband?
Amazingly, the TV star and her husband David are both aged 52 as of August 2021. David Case and Michelle Visage is a lovely couple widely admired by their fans. They have been together for about 23 years.
Michelle Visage’s career
Michelle auditioned and won a place for Seduction, an R&B and dance vocal trio assembled by Robert Clivilles and David Cole that signed with A&M Records in 1990. Seduction had several pop and dance hits including “Two to Make It Right”. After its breakup, Michelle collaborated with the freestyle dance act TKA as a guest vocalist on the song “Crash (Have Some Fun)”.
She provided lead vocals and was also the recording artist of another dance act assembled by Clivilles & Cole, The S.O.U.L. S.Y.S.T.E.M. The song “It’s Gonna Be a Lovely Day”, was a cover version of the Bill Withers song “Lovely Day”, and was included on the soundtrack to The Bodyguard. “It’s Gonna Be a Lovely Day” became a #1 dance single and also peaked at #34 on the Billboard Hot 100 in January 1993.
Visage has been featured on several of RPaul’s music albums, and she also appears in the RuPaul music videos for “New York City Beat” & “From Your Heart”, which initially premiered on RuPaul’s Green Screen Christmas Special (2015). It was later uploaded to World of Wonder’s YouTube channel. He has also made guest appearances in RuPaul’s videos for “Glamazon”, “Responsitrannity”, “The Beginning” & “Nothing For Christmas”.
Career in music
Her sparking audition for Seduction in 1990 is arguably one of her career lighting moments. Michelle Visage Seduction remains a fresh memory among her fans. Her songs include the following;
- 2017: Silent Night
- 2017: She’s Like a Star
- 2016: O Holy Night
- 2007: Thank You for Your Presence
- 2004: Feels So Good
- 2003: Real Love
- 1992: It’s Gonna Be a Lovely Day
Career in television
Michelle is no new face on television. She has made several guest appearances in different shows since her young Michelle Visage days. Some of them include:
- 2019: The Only Way Is Essex
- 2019: Guest Grumps
- 2019: Strictly Come Dancing
- 2019: RuPaul’s Drag Race UK
- 2018–2019: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
- 2018–2019: Ireland’s Got Talent
- 2018: The X Factor
- 2017: Eurovision Song Contest
- 2015: Celebrity Big Brother
- 2013–2015: The Most Popular Girls in School
- 2013: That Sex Show
- 2012–present: RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars
- 2011–present: RuPaul’s Drag Race
- 2002: Maybe It’s Me
- 1989: Dance Party USA
- 1996–1998: The RuPaul Show
- 1990: Club MTV
Michelle Visage’s net worth
The singer turned television queen has multiple income streams in the entertainment sector. Michelle has a wealth estimated at $2 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Michelle Visage latest news
Are you a RuPaul’s Drag Race viewer who believes that Michelle is a man in drag? Recently, she confessed that many confuse her for a man in drag and that she does not take it as an offense but as a compliment.
Michelle Visage is a star to watch in all spheres of the entertainment industry. Her talents, vigour, and popularity never stop exciting her fans.
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