Meet Ginny Lemon, RuPaul’s Drag Race UK’s star who appeared on Channel 4’s Coach Trip with their BFF ‘Sister Sister‘. Here, you’ll learn about their husband, net worth, and disability.
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Ginny Lemon On Coach Trip
RuPaul’s Drag Race star Ginny Lemon AKA Philip Doran has joined the Channel 4 series ‘Celebrity Coach Trip’ which has returned for the fourth edition for taking viewers on a ride to a trip. The show sees pair of celebrities take a coach trip across Europe as they Celebrity Coach Trip as they compete to avoid elimination, keep their seats, and be named victors at the end of the tour.
Moreover, the teaser of the first episode was released and it stated, “It’s day one of a brand-new trip aboard tour guide Brendan Sheerin’s coach, and the celebs are starting their three weeks of fun in the sun in Braga in Portugal.”
“The group bond as they become a marching band, before hitting the beach for some surfing. But there’s a catch on this coach: every night, the celebrities must vote for which couple they enjoy traveling with the least!”
The line-up of the show composes Matt Richardson & Will Best, Linda Robson & Lesley Joseph, James Tindale & Sophie Kasaei, Celena Cherry & Mariama Goodman, Ashley McKenzie & Paul Dann.
On the 4 January show 2021 episode, RuPaul’s Drag Race star ‘Sister Sister’ and ‘Ginny Lemon’ joined the Celebrity Coach Trip. Ginny introduced themselves, “Hiya babs. It’s me, Ginny Lemon, fancy a slice?”
Who Is Coach Trip’s Ginny Lemon Husband?
Coach Trip’s Ginny Lemon revealed on their Instagram that they got married. They posted a picture with their husband Tom on 5 February 2019 and captioned, “So secrets out… For my birthday I got the best gift ever. I got married to the love of my life”. Besides their husband Tom, they had also mentioned having a boyfriend named Jack in several interviews at the same time.
Furthermore, on 25 September 2021, Ginny’s long-time BFF ‘Sister Sister’ announced on her Instagram, “She said yes x @ginnylemon69“. So, they might be engaged as of this writing.
Ginny Lemon Disability
During Lip-Sync battle against ‘Sister Sister,’ Ginny Lemon revealed that they suffered from a disability known as fibromyalgia when judges asked about low-heeled shoes. It is a condition that causes pain all over the body (also referred to as widespread pain), sleep problems, fatigue, and often emotional and mental distress.
They also received National Lottery Project Grant to help support their project “Tonic” which explored their gender, class, disability, and queerness.
Ginny Lemon Net Worth
Ginny Lemon has a net worth under £1 million. They started their drag career as “Lewis Spelt Backwards” in 2016. They had auditioned on season 1 of Drag Race UK. Again, they auditioned and competed in season 2 of the show and quit after making it to the top 10, voluntarily.
In addition, at the time of joining RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, they shared that their greatest strengths are singing and comedy. They added, “I’m a fabulous singer and I can do everything. And, an absolute bullshitter as well. I’m looking forward to any comedy challenge. I’m going to bring you a down-to-earth, working-class, sense of humor.”
At the time of joining the show, Ginny had been performing as Drag Queen for four years.
Before joining the show, Ginny also competed in The X Factor in 2017. Introducing herself further she added, “I’m the hairiest woman in showbusiness! I’m the only non-binary drag queen in the UK…with a sense of humor! I don’t do traditional drag; I am a character. My look is a ’90’s daytime TV presenter. I wear my face which suits me. For me, it’s not about makeup. It’s all about the performance”
But, after the quitting incident, Ginny voiced her frustration against the competition franchise, particularly when it comes to nonbinary representation. They told BBC that there were many reasons why they quit the show. Ginny said they struggled with the earlier eliminations of queens like Joe Black and Asttina Mandella, who were close friends of Ginny’s before the competition.
Ginny added that they didn’t ever intend to win the show – but instead entered with the hope of mixing things up.
Besides drag performance, Ginny also involved themself in making music. They work with a band named ‘Hot Sick’ to create music. They released an album titled ‘Greatest Pips’ containing 12 songs on 20 April 2020. You can also find them on Spotify. Moreover, they also have a YouTube channel.
Furthermore, in November 2021, Ginny donated their iconic costume to the city museum at Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum. They said, “I am delighted to have my Vesta costume on display at Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum.” They added more, “As a queer artist who lives and works in the county, I feel it is a great honor to highlight and represent the historic queerness of Worcestershire and the West Midlands.”
How Old Is Ginny Lemon?
In February 2021, Ginny Lemon turned 32 years old.
Where Is Ginny Lemon From?
Ginny Lemon hailed from Worcester, Worcestershire, England, UK.
Who Is Ginny Lemon Real Name?
The real name of Ginny Lemon is Lewis Mandall.
Who Are Ginny Lemon’s Family Members?
Ginny Lemon grew up in a working-class family with no money. The fact of having no money gave him that work ethic to keep trying to achieve better for their life. Moreover, they were the first person in the family to go to the university. They lived in a council house with their family and had no shame revealing that.
Also, in an interview with BBC, they added, “I’ve never had the support. I grew up in a very working-class council house, anybody who was any different from the binary was a freak”. Ginny had revealed that the love and acceptance that she found from their queer family has allowed them to reconnect with their biological family.
They revealed to PopBuzz, “Of course, I feel loved and I feel accepted and I feel great because I have a great support network that, as a queer individual, I’ve had to build up. You make your own family. And through making my own family, I have been able to connect with my biological family.”
How Tall Is Ginny Lemon?
Ginny Lemons stands tall to the height of 5 feet 6.5 inches.