Michelle Visage who is a singer as well as a TV and radio host was born on 20th September of the year 1968. She is the native of Perth Amboy, New Jersey, USA. Although she is known by the name Michelle Visage, her real name is Michelle Lynn Shupack. She is also an equal right activist. She attended the Performing Arts High School located in South Plainfield, New Jersey and got graduated from there. After that, she went to study at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy located in Manhattan. Michelle won the contest as Madonna look-alike when she was at the age of 16. After completing her study, she headed towards the New York Cuti for pursuing her career as an actress.
In the year 1990, she auditioned for as well as also won the place in Seduction which was an R&B and the dance vocal trio that was assembled by David Cole and Robert Clivilles and signed with the A&M Records. The group had the several of the pop and dance hits that also includes “Two to Make it Right”. Michelle got collaborated with the freestyle dance art TKA after the breakup of the group. She collaborated as a guest vocalist on song titled as Crash. She then provided the lead vocals n 1992 for another dance act assembled by the Clivilles and Cole. , “The S.O.U.L. S.Y.S.T.E.M. Its song titled as It’s Gonna Be a Lovely Day” that is the cover version of the song Bill Withers Lovely Day was included on soundtrack to the Bodyguard and it became number one dance single that year and peaked at the number 34 on Billboard Hot 100 early next year.
She also became the co-host of the RuPaul’s VH1 Talk Show called The RuPaul Show in the year 1996. She was also the co-host of RuPaul on the WKTU’s Morning Show from 1996 till 2002. She was also featured on the RuPaul’s Christmas album in 1997 which was entitled as Ho, Ho, Ho, which also covered the song of Dolly Parton “Hard Candy Christmas”. In addition to that, she has also hosted the television programs such as 25th Anniversary re-release party of Grease in 2002 and red carpet coverage of VH1 of 1998 Grammys. She was also the co-host of the Jamz Session on the Hot 92 Jamz located in Los Angeles. She remained there from the year 2002 until 2005. After that, she returned to the New York City and began to serve as an co-host of The Morning Mix on the WNEW-FM till December of 2006.
After that, she was heard on the The Beat 36 of Sirius Satellite Radio. Michelle then became the co-host of morning show on 12th March 2007 on the SUNNY 104.3 located in the West palm Beach, Florida. Later, she joined the 93.9 MIA in the Miami on 10th January of 2011 as host of new MIA Morning Show on the station. In December of the same year she left the Miami and the station and moved back to the Los Angeles. She also debuted as a second permanent judge on 24th January of same year on Logo TV’s reality TV series RuPaul’s Drag Race. There, she replaced the former judge Merle Ginsberg. She was also featured on the album of RuPaul named Born Naked on song titled Let The Music Play. She along with RuPaul released first episode of their podcast on 9th April of 2014 called as “RuPaul: what’s the tree? With Michelle Visage”. Recently she got participated in the 15th series of the Celebrity Big Brother on 7th January of the year 2015.
To talk about her personal life, Michelle is a married woman. The name of her husband and their marriage details are unknown. She has two children, both daughters with her husband who are named as Lillie and Lola. Apart from that, she is now at the age of 46. As she has maintained to keep her profile low, there is no more information found about her. She is active in social networking sites as well. To get more information related to her, we can follow her on her twitter account.
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