Alexis Michelle is a drag performer originally from East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, but now based in New York City, New York. She rose to prominence as a contestant on the ninth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, where she finished in fifth place. She is known for her theatricality, lip-syncing skills, and live vocals. Alexis has a background in musical theater and has performed in several Broadway productions. She has also become known for her advocacy work, using her platform to speak out about issues such as body positivity and LGBTQ+ rights.