RuPaul’s Drag Race UK Season 4 premiered on BBC Three on September 22 2022 with great viewerships. 12 new queens joined the competition in the battle to become Britain’s Next Drag Superstar. Black Peppa is among the 12 contestants on RuPaul’s Drag Race UK 4.
Learn about Peppa’s journey to RuPaul’s Drag Race UK Season 4, their real name, age, job, career, partner, and more!
Black Peppa On RuPaul’s Drag Race UK 4
Black has shared how they came up with their show name to Entertainment Weekly. According to the article by ew.com, while Peppa was growing up in the Caribbean, their always grew chilies in her garden and also made her homemade own homemade hot pepper sauce. From there, they started to call themself Black Pepper. Later, they were inspired to change the name to Black Peppa watching Peppa Big!
Although there is still a lot to go in the current season of Drag Race UK, Peppa has already made history becoming the first UK queen to win both the FIRST Mini-and Maxi-challenge of the season.
The 4th season of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK has already seen one elimination. Just May had to leave the show after she failed to impress the judges, which included RuPaul, Michelle Visage, Graham Norton, and the guest judge Joanna Lumley, with her looks on the first runway.
The drag queens were asked to model two runway looks, including a ‘Ru Are You’ theme, which expressed who they were in their drag. Just May who was impersonating Geri Halliwell was asked to sashay away after lip-syncing against Dakota Schiffer to Mabel’s Let Them Know.
Absolutely Fabulous star Joanna Lumley said of Just May’s look, “She hadn’t achieved glamour in her Ru Are Ya look. It was sweet but it wasn’t glamorous.” Speaking of her exit, Just May revealed that it felt iconic to be the first queen to leave Drag Race UK 4 just like Geri Halliwell, who also had made an early exit.
Other guest judges slated to appear across Drag Race UK 4 are Hannah Waddingham, Boy George, Mel B, Alison Hammond, Lorraine Pascale, Leomie Anderson, Olly Alexander, FKA Twigs, AJ Odudu, Tess Daly, Giovanni Pernice, Aisling Bea, and Cathy Dennis.
They shared with Buzzfeed that they were star-struck by guest judges, particularly by Olly Alexander. They said that they had the biggest crush on him for years.
Black Peppa Out Of Drag
Black Peppa out of drag is Akeem Adams. They go by the pronouns they/them out of drag.
They said, “She’s been so loving, hence her name,” while talking about Season ten contestant, All-Stars four finalist, and RuPaul’s Drag Race UK vs The World runner-up Monique Heart as a mentor.
Talking to Attitude, they continued: “I couldn’t ask for a better person to mentor me and get me prepared for the show…”
What Is Black Peppa Real Name?
According to rupaulsdragrace.fandom.com, Black Peppa’s real name is Akeem Anthony Adams.
Black Peppa Age
Reportedly, Drag Queen Black Peppa was born in the year 1993, which means their age was 29 as of this writing in Sept 2022.
Black Peppa Partner
As of September 2022, Black Peppa’s relationship status was unconfirmed.
Peppa rarely posts about their love life on their socials, which makes it super tough to get insights into their relationships. We did not know if they had any partners in 2022.
That being said, we can draw what kind of views Peppa has in love or life in general based on their interview with Buzzfeed. When asked if they would ever hook up with a friend’s ex, Peppa told they are too loyal for that. The drag queen also revealed that they look in the eyes when they talk to someone.
Is Black Peppa On Instagram?
Black Peppa is on Instagram @iamblackpeppa, where they have more than 80 thousand followers. They can also be found on Twitter.
Black Peppa Family
Black Peppa along with their family members–mum and sisters–moved from the Caribbean to the UK in 2014 to find the freedom to live as a gay man. As of 2022, they were completely settled in Birmingham.
Raised in a strict Christian household, Peppa always had to hide from the outside world.
Peppa aka Akeem’s grandparents still live in Jamaica in 2022.
Black Peppa Job And Career
The drag queen, whose real name is Akeem Adams, is a model and dancer by profession. They started modeling at the age of 16 and have done many runway shows and fashion shoots around the world, including in New York, Paris, London, and St. Maarten.
Peppa is also a fashion designer, stylist, and photographer.
The Birmingham resident began working as a drag performer in 2019. They have also won a couple of awards–Church of Yshee in 2019 and EuroDrag England.
They described their drag aesthetic as “fetish punk glamour meets Futurism, with a sophisticated twist of haute couture in there.”
Peppa completed their studies at Coventry University.
When Is Black Peppa Birthday?
According to rupaulsdragrace.fandom.com, Peppa celebrates her birthday every September 10th.
Where Is Black Peppa From?
Originally from the Caribbean, Peppa currently resides in Coventry, UK.
How Tall Is Black Peppa?
Black Peppa stands tall at a height of 6 feet.