Alaska Thunderfuck, who started doing drag in 2007, is a member of American Apparel Ad Girls (AAA) Girls along with William Bart Belli and Courtney Act. Alaska is well known as the winner of the RuPaul's Drag Race All-Stars season 2 and was a runner-up in season five. She also made an appearance on VH1’s reality show Scared Famous.
Besides her dedication to the reality TV show, the talented entrepreneur, singer, and actress featured in Woodlawn Theatre Production's The Rocky Horror Show and has acting credits in The Last Sharknado: It’s About Time, Eastsiders, and The Quiet Room.
Bio, Gender, Family
Alaska was born on 6 March 1985 as Justin Andrew Honard. Although a native of Erie, Pennsylvania, she grew up in New Hampshire.
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She was mentored by her drag mother, Jer Ber Jones, after she moved to Los Angeles, California. Jer started getting acting jobs in LA and did drag professionally. Alaska also has three drag sisters in the drag family Nebraska Thunderfuck, Nevada Thunderfuck, and Florida Thunderfuck. Her sister Nebraska also featured in RuPaul’s Drag Race for season five’s makeover challenge.
Shortly, she wishes to see the breakdown in people’s view of the perspectives of sexuality and gender. She believes loosening up in these things, and de-stigmatizing of gender and sexuality belief will bring out the true self of a person where they can freely talk and laugh about it.
On the physical features, Alaska has a height of 1.85 m (6 feet) with a slim built and modest weight. Alaska attended the University of Pittsburgh and majored in theatre studies.
Alaska was previously in a relationship with Sharon Needles, whose real name is Aron Coady. Her ex-partner Sharon is an America’s Next Drag Superstar in 2012 and won the fourth season of the Drag Race.
Although they started dating in 2009, the relationship couldn’t last long for more than four years and had a sad split in December 2013. The breakup was reported to be in mutual consent, and the pair came forward with news regarding their separation in a joint press release.
Alaska with her ex-partner Sharon Needles (Photo: QueensOutOfDrag's Twitter)
After the split, Alaska later released album Poundcake in 2016 gave some views on the pair’s possible reason for the seperation. In one of her emotional songs, she confessed about cheating on her ex-partner Sharon. She also wished Sharon for his bright future.
After her split from Sharon, it looks like Alaska has yet to find a perfect partner. At the moment, the Drag Race winner seems to be enjoying the single life.
Alaska has done pretty well in her career as a reality TV star, singer, actor, and entrepreneur. She released dance-music albums like Naus (2015), Poundcake (2016), and Va*ina (2019). She also owns her self titled fashion franchise, where she sells clothes and accessories.
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Also, her self-titled channel Alsaka Thunbderfuck has over 380K subscribers. Her channel is estimated to make $1.4K-$22.9K annually. She also announced her new pageant show Drag Queen of the Year: A Pageant for Everyone in March 2019. The show took place at RuPaul's DragCon held in Los Angeles on 26 May 2019.
Her career in the entertainment industry and successful ventures has undoubtedly garnished her immense fame and wealth.
(Note: As per gaytimes.co.uk, the winner of 'RuPaul’s Drag Race' supposedly walks about with a one hundred thousand dollars. Besides, top queens are estimated to make low to mid-six-figures annually from touring, recording, endorsements, and merchandise.)