Jasmine Masters, a fierce and unapologetic drag queen, has made her mark on the world of drag with her bold personality, captivating performances, and unforgettable one-liners. Known for her appearances on the seventh season of the widely popular reality competition show, RuPaul’s Drag Race, and the fourth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars, Jasmine Masters has amassed a loyal fan following and established herself as a force to be reckoned with in the drag community. This article will explore Jasmine Masters’ background, her rise to fame, and her accomplishments both on and off the screen, celebrating the incredible journey of this fearless performer.
Early Life and Background
Jasmine Masters, born Martell Robinson on October 16, 1976, grew up in the Los Angeles County area. From a young age, Jasmine was drawn to the world of performance, showing a passion for dance, music, and acting. Her innate ability to entertain and captivate an audience was evident early on, setting the stage for a career in the world of drag.
Jasmine’s introduction to drag came from impersonating Patti Labelle around 1997. The name Jasmine Masters came from Jasmine Grey and Destiny Masters, her drag mother. Jasmine was well known competing in the pageantry scene, as well as the local ballroom season before initially auditioning for season two of RuPauls Drag Race, to later auditioning and being cast on season seven. Before entering Drag Race, Jasmine Masters had appeared in the 2008 film First Sunday, and had also been cast alongside Drag Race alum Willam in an episode of the 2013 tv show The New Normal.
As she continued to refine her craft and build her reputation, Jasmine became a mentor and role model for many aspiring drag queens. Her commitment to her artistry and her unwavering confidence served as an inspiration to those around her, earning her the nickname “The Queen of Sass.”
Jasmine Masters’ Rise to Fame
Jasmine Masters’ big break came when she was cast on the seventh season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, the internationally acclaimed reality competition show that has launched the careers of numerous drag queens. Hosted by the legendary RuPaul Charles, the show features contestants competing in various challenges designed to test their skills in makeup, fashion, performance, and comedy. The winner of each season is crowned “America’s Next Drag Superstar” and receives a cash prize, as well as opportunities to tour and perform around the world.
Throughout her time on RuPaul’s Drag Race, Jasmine Masters’ unapologetic personality and unforgettable one-liners made her a fan favorite. While her stint on the show was relatively short – being eliminated on episode 3, the ShakesQueer acting challenge, lip-syncing against Kennedy Davenport, Jasmine’s impact on the series was undeniable. Her candid and often hilarious commentary endeared her to viewers and helped to solidify her status as a beloved figure in the drag community.
Following her appearance on the seventh season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Jasmine was invited to compete in the fourth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars. While she did not take home the crown after being eliminated on the first episode – the talent show, her return to the show allowed her to showcase her growth as a performer and further endeared her to fans.
Post Drag Race Success
After her time on RuPaul’s Drag Race, Jasmine Masters’ career continued to flourish. She has become a popular figure on social media, amassing thousands of followers on platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. Jasmine’s candid and humorous videos, in which she shares her thoughts on a variety of topics, have earned her a dedicated fan base that eagerly awaits her latest content.
Jasmine Masters has also been featured in numerous magazines, online publications, and media appearances, highlighting her distinct persona and contributions to the drag community. Her unfiltered commentary and unique perspective have made her a sought-after guest on talk shows, podcasts, and panels, showcasing her ability to entertain and engage audiences both on and off the stage. She was one of thirty queens to be featured in Miley Cyrus’s 2016 VMA musical performance, one of her videos titled Fix Your Breath became viral after Justin Bieber shared the video on his Instagram page. Jasmine also had a mini series with WOWPresents titled Jasmine Masters Master Class – a series about giving advice to fan-based topics and questions.
In addition to her solo performances, Jasmine Masters has collaborated with other drag queens and performers, both on and off the screen. She was a guest with Kimora Blac on multiple YouTube Videos with WOWPresents titled Wait. What? Jasmine was featured on two episodes of Billboards Spillin the Tea back in 2018 with multiple other Drag Race alumni, appeared in music videos for Latrice Royale and Pandora Boxx, her YouTube video And I Oop also became a viral sensation. Her charisma and undeniable stage presence have made her a popular choice for hosting events, as well as for participating in live shows and tours.
Beyond her work in drag, Jasmine Masters has been an advocate for important LGBT issues, particularly those affecting marginalized communities. She uses her platform to raise awareness about social issues and to promote inclusivity, acceptance, and understanding.
Jasmine Masters has also ventured into the world of music, releasing several singles that showcase her unique vocal style and infectious energy. Her music is a reflection of her personality, blending elements of humor, sass, and empowerment to create an irresistible sound that resonates with her fans.
Jasmine’s dedication to her craft extends beyond her own career, as she has also been involved in numerous charity events and fundraisers. By leveraging her fame and influence, she is able to make a positive impact on the lives of others and help create a better world for the LGBTQ+ community and beyond.
Jasmine Masters’ journey from a young performer in the Los Angeles ballroom scene to a globally recognized drag queen is a testament to her talent, determination, and unapologetic spirit. Her time on RuPaul’s Drag Race and RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars has solidified her status as an iconic figure in the drag community, while her work off-screen has showcased her commitment to advocacy, mentorship, and making a difference in the lives of others. As the “Queen of Sass,” Jasmine Masters continues to captivate audiences with her bold personality, unforgettable one-liners, and undeniable talent, proving that she is truly a force to be reckoned with in the world of drag.