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Drag Queen Aura Mayari Bio, Partner, Family, Job, Height

Meet Drag Queen Aura Mayari, a new face on MTV’s RuPaul’s Drag Race season 15. With her appearance as a formidable opponent in the show, fans are willing to learn about her partner, family, job, and her height.

Learn all about her in this bio as we cover it all here.

Drag Queen Aura Mayari On RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 15

RuPaul’s Drag Race returned for season 15 and on a new network MTV. This season fans of the award-winning show will be meeting 16 queens. In addition, the program is offering the winner its largest prize ever: $200,000. And if that weren’t enough, RuPaul’s Drag Race will air its historic 200th episode in the following season.

January 6 sees the premiere of a two-part series. The official Emmy-winning show, RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked, will debut right after on MTV. With the exception of the twins, the season 15 cast consists of a diverse group of queens, including the drag sister of season 14 finalist Bosco and the drag daughter of season 14 star Kerri Colby.

Aura Mayari’s official bio reads: “It’s time to get caught up in the electrifying aura of Aura Mayari! This high-kicking, high-energy Filipina goddess is known for slaying the stages in Nashville. And watch out — because she brings a little sexy swagger to her drag.”

The drag queen also described herself as a “total performer,” adding that her drag style is “very edgy, very fashionable, very boss bitch vibe, queen of the night.”

When Aura saw Manila Luzon compete in Season 3, it gave her the idea to start doing drag. After Aura Eternal from the second season of Drag Race Italia, Aura Mayari is the second competitor in the Drag Race franchise to bear the moniker “Aura.” When Aura initially started doing drag, she briefly went by the moniker “Courtney Slays” because club owners and managers approached her and asked who she was, and she hadn’t yet thought of a drag name. She claimed that all night long, her pals had been referring to her as “Courtney” and had been raving about how hot she was.

Other cast members joining Aura this season are Amethyst, Irene Dubios, Malaysia Babydoll Foxx, Sugar, Spice, Princess Poppy, Jax, Anetra, Robin Fierce, Marcia Marcia Marcia, Salina EsTitties, Loosey LaDuca, Mistress Isabelle Brooks, Sasha Colby, and Luxx Noir London.

How Old Is Drag Queen Aura Mayari?

The date of birth of drag queen Aura Mayari is 16 March 1991. So, she is currently 31 years old.

Drag Queen Aura Mayari Family

In the Meet The Queens video, Aura Mayari disclosed that she was born in the Philippines, raised in Chicago, and now staying in Nashville, Tennessee. She was born to her mom Jane De Leon and her late dad Ricky De Leon (@janrick.deleon). She saw her dad last time in Christmas 2019.

Ricky passed away before he turned 55 years old.

On Mother’s Day 2020, she wished her mom, “Happy Mother’s Day to the STRONGEST woman I know! Words can’t describe how much I love you ❤️ Thank you for everything.” Jane celebrates her birthday on 26 August, every year.

She also has two sisters: Aida de Leon and Leeka de Leon. Leeka is working as a Patient Care Technician (PCT) at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital since 2019.

Drag Queen Aura Mayari Job

Drag Queen Aura Mayari, out of drag, worked at Hawke Media as Business Development Representative. She was working on that role from January 2021 to May 2021. Aura started her career at Yelp as an account executive. She kept the job at Yelp from 2017 to 2018.

After that, Aura worked at Guaranteed Rate as Business Development Specialist. He managed relationships with referral partners maintaining a customer base that has grown exponentially since inception. She conceptualized and executed events to introduce new potential partners to the brand and foster existing relationships, leading to increased brand loyalty and revenue.

In 2019, Aura worked at Robert Half as a financial recruiter. Since 1948, they have supported professionals in locating fulfilling employment opportunities as well as businesses in hiring highly qualified accounting and finance staff.

From 2018 to 2020, she worked as Show Director / Show Host / Social Media Manager at Splash Chicago. Before that, Aura worked as an account manager at 24 Seven LLC from October 2019 to April 2020.

Aura holds an Associate of Arts degree from Elgin Community College. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from

Is Drag Queen Aura Mayari On Instagram?

Yes, Drag Queen Aura Mayari is on Instagram (@auramayari), Twitter (@AuraMayari), TikTok (@auramayari), and YouTube. Her personal IG account is (

Drag Queen Aura Mayari Height

Aura Mayar, star of Rupaul’s Drag Race, measures under 5′ 10” in height.

Drag Queen Aura Mayari Partner

Aura Mayari is in a relationship with her boyfriend Nolan. The relationship has lasted for more than 4 years. The couple celebrated their 4 year anniversary in June 2021. Aura posted on her IG, “Happy 4 year anniversary to my baby ❤️ #gaycouple #pridemonth.”

Drag Queen Aura Mayar Out Of Drag And With Her Partner Nolan (Pic: FB)

Furthermore, her partner proposed to her in October 2022. She announced her engagement with a FB post with the caption, “I said “OF COURSE!” 💍.”

Back in November 2020, Aura wished her boyfriend his birthday. She posted, “Happy 28th birthday to my boyfriend Nolan! Love you.”

Related FAQs

  • When Is Drag Queen Aura Mayari Birthday?

Aura Mayari celebrates her birthday on 16 March.

  • What Is Drag Queen Aura Mayari Ethnicity?

Based on online outlets, Aura Mayari is Filipino-American by ethnicity.

  • What Is Drag Queen Aura Mayari Real Name?

The real name of Aura Mayari is Jay-R de Leon.

Filipino slang for someone who is overacting, arrogant, or attention-seeking is “aura.” That description seems to fit Aura’s drag. Mayari is the goddess of the moon and the nighttime ruler of the world in Kapampangan mythology.  It can be speculated that Mayari’s name derives from Aura’s description of herself as the “Filipina Moon Goddess” in her Meet The Queens.

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