Charlie Hides is competing on Season 9 of Ru Paul’s Drag Race and the first contestant to represent Great Britain. He’s is a Royal Television Society Award-winning cabaret artist, YouTube sensation, and “man of 1000 faces.”
Known around the world for his uncanny comic impersonations of dozens of A-List celebrities, he’s surprisingly popular with the divas he portrays. Cher called him her “favorite impersonator,” Lady Gaga, Madonna and Kylie Minogue are all fans of his viral YouTube “Nightmare” videos and Boy George called the series, “comedy genius”
Charlie began his professional career on the stand-up comedy and cabaret circuits in the US performing in Boston, NYC, LA and for many years in the gay resort, Provincetown Massachusetts.
For the past 20 years, he’s been based in London and regularly performs on Atlantis Cruises, in theaters and cabarets in Europe and Australia as well as New York’s Triad Theater.
He’s made numerous Television appearances on “Celebrity Big Brother’s Bit On The Side” in the UK as well as appearing in the Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie and has a residency at the legendary Royal Vauxhall Tavern in London where Freddie Mercury took a dragged up Princess Diana dancing.
Charlie has performed with Academy Award winner Emma Thompson, Pop Princess Kylie Minogue and has entertained at dozens of private parties for celebrities like Elton John, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Alexander McQueen.