Gia Gunn is an American drag performer who rose to stardom after her debut on “RuPaul’s Drag Race” in 2014. Her unforgettable personality and iconic catchphrases helped her leave an incredible legacy behind her. In 2018, she criticized RuPaul’s views on transgender and bio queens competing on his masterpiece. Prior to appearing on Drag Race, she worked as a hairstylist and cosmetologist.
Here is everything about Gia Gunn biography, including her dating affair, sexuality, net worth, age, real name, parents, and wiki!
|Birth Name||Scott Ichikawa|
|Birthday||May 10, 1990|
|Birthplace||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Height||5 feet 5 inches|
|Profession||Drag performer and singer|
|Parents||Mother: Aly Gunn|
|Net worth||$650 Thousand|
Gia Gunn Dating Affair & Transition Surgery
In 2017, Gia revealed about her sexuality as a Trans woman. She went through multiple hormone replacement therapies over the year. To complete the surgery, she raised funds with the help of the GOFUNDME page to raise about $30k and thanked everyone for helping her. She told:
“Everybody in life I feel deserves a chance to ask for help. I feel that I have served my community for a good time now, a good 6 years of hard work, of me not having it all be about just me.”
Additionally, Gia changed her birth name from Scott Ichikawa to Gia Ichikawa, but she prefers her stage name, Gia Gunn. After the surgery, she started feeling complete than before. However, her love life is still incomplete as she hasn’t found her soulmate yet.
Gian Gunn Net Worth
Gia rose to prominence when she made her appearance in the famous drag show, RuPaul’s Drag Race in the sixth season. Previously, she worked as a hair stylist and cosmetologist. On the show, she became famous for her feminine style of drag, an off-the-cuff catchphrase. However, she got eliminated from the show when she could not perform well in the Snatch Game challenge as Kim Kardashian.
Later in 2017, Gia appeared in the Chilean version of Drag Race, The Switch. She won 10 challenges, which made her a decorated participant of the season although she lost to Miss Leona. Additionally, she created a mini-series about transgender women, 30 Days in Transition. She also landed a role in the documentary series of WOW Presents, Follow Me: Gia Gunn.
On 9 November 2018, RuPaul’s Drag Race: All-Stars Season Four announced Gia as one of their ten contestants. She got eliminated from the show in the third episode after a poor performance in the Snatch Game challenge. After the elimination, she made comments that her argument with Ru about Transgender drag queens was edited from the show. After the argument, she felt unwanted and hurt her feelings.
Over the years, Gia’s income and net worth increased significantly. Her net worth dwells around $650 Thousand.
Gia Gunn Wiki – Bio: Age, Height, Parents, Birth Name
Gia was born in Chicago, Illinois, the USA in 1990 as a boy. Her birth name is Scott Ichikawa. She is of American nationality and part of the mixed ethnicity with Asian and American descent. Her mother, Aly Gunn is also a Trans-drag performer. In 2013, she won the drag pageants like Miss Diosa and Miss Roscoe.
Gia celebrates her birthday on 10 May, which makes her age 28. Her zodiac sign is Taurus. She has a decent height of 5 feet 5 inches.