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Michelle Visage: Why is she famous? Staggering net worth revealed

RuPaul’s Drag Race star Michelle Visage has become a household name, with millions of Strictly viewers tuning in to watch her dance every weekend. But before her stint on Strictly, Michelle has had a long career in showbusiness. 

Why is Michelle Visage famous?

Michelle Visage moved from New Jersey to New York in the 1980s, soon gaining prominence in the New York ball scene.

Michelle began her career in music back in 1990, when she joined R&B trio, Seduction. 

After the band’s split, Michelle later joined SOUL SYSTEM as a vocalist and was a guest singer for TKA.

Later, Michelle would join RuPaul as a co-host of The RuPaul Show and WKTU’s morning show in 1996.

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What is Michelle Visage’s net worth?

According to celebworth.net, Michelle Visage’s net worth stands at an impressive $900,000, which is just shy of £700,000.

According to The Sun, every celebrity on Strictly Come Dancing is given a standard £25,000 payment upon joining the show.

If the contestant manages to stay in the competition until the end of October, this figure rises to £40,000. 

Whoever wins Strictly is thought to be paid £100,000.

Strictly Come Dancing continues every Saturday night on BBC One.


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