Blu Hydrangea Biography
Blu Hydrangea is the stage name of Joshua Cargil (real name), a Northern Irish drag queen from Belfast. She is best known for competing on the first series of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK and later the first season of RuPaul’s Drag Race: UK Versus the World. In addition, she placed 5th on Season 1 of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK and was later voted as the season’s Miss Congeniality.
Blu Hydrangea Age|Birthday
Hydrangea was born on February 15, 1996. Therefore, she is 26 years old as of 2022 and celebrates her birthday on 15th February every year.
Blu Hydrangea Height|Weight
The drag queen’s height and other body measurements are currently unavailable to the public domain. However, we will update you on Hydrangea’s body measurements as soon as they are available.
Blu Hydrangea Family
Hydrangea comes from an Anglo-Irish family. However, the drag queen’s details about her parents and siblings are currently unavailable.
Blu Hydrangea Partner
The drag queen is currently dating.
Drag Name Origin
The drag queen explains her drag name comes from some Blu Hydrangea bush that is in her garden. Furthermore, she explains that she came from someone who wasn’t so confident and who was a little bit of a nerd into this glamourous colorful being. and that she loves it. In addition, she added that her nana told her that they had to plant it with a rusty nail so that it turns into a beautiful blue hydrangea. According to her, she loves that story of something coming from a rusty dirty old nail into something beautiful which is kind of like her as a person.
Entrance quote UK vs. The World
“Well, what’s the craic!”
The drag queen was the most followed queen of the cast before the show aired.
Hydrangea is the first Nothern Irish queen to compete on the Drag Race franchise.
In addition, the queen is the first to get a match in the Snatch Game on Drag Race UK.
Moreover, the drag queen was part of the first shared win between three contestants in Drag Race history along with Baga Chipz and Divina De Campo as a member of The Frock Destroyers.
The drag queen is the first challenge winner in the UK to be eliminated.
Additionally, in the SemiFinals round of Queen of the Universe, the drag queen can be seen in the audience with her boyfriend.
However, the drag queen was the only challenge winner in her season to be eliminated before the finale.
Furthermore, via voting made on Bob The Drag Queen’s Twitter, Hydrangea was crowned as the unofficial Miss Congeniality of the season by the fans making her the first Miss Congeniality from the UK and RuPaul’s Drag Race.
Moreover, after Tynomi Banks, this makes her the second Miss Congeniality to be crowned unofficially.
However, due to being crowned long after the season had finished airing, she has had the shortest reign of any Miss Congeniality.
Crimsyn, a.k.a Matt of Painted with Raven made the drag queen’s promo for the UK vs. the World (2022).
Blu Hydrangea Career
The drag queen was announced as part of the cast of RuPaul’s Drag Race on 21 September 2019 and subsequently finished in fifth place on the series. She was eliminated in the “Thirsty Work” episode, losing the lipsync to fellow contestant Cheryl Hole.
Hydrangea is a well-known make-up queen outside of Drag Race. Moreover, she is part of a band called the Frock Destroyers (with Baga Chipz and Divina de Campo). In addition, the drag queen hosts the new BBC web series Strictly Frockd Up, a weekly web series where she and another drag queen watch and review each episode of Strictly Come Dancing.
Furthermore, in January 2022, the drag queen was announced as one of the nine contestants on RuPaul’s Drag Race: UK Versus the World.
2019 – RuPaul’s Drag Race UK
2021 – Stitch, Please!, Be Here, Be Queer
2022 – RuPaul’s Drag Race: UK Versus the World
God Shave the Queens
Strictly Frocked Up
2021 – My House
Blu Hydrangea Net Worth
Hydrangea’s net worth ranges between $1 million and $5 million.
Drag Race UK Versus The World Season 1
Other contestants of Drag Race UK vs. The World Include: