RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race Season 2 premiered on Friday, with nine celebrities hitting the stage. However, before the conclusion of the first episode, award-winning American actress Loretta Devine was out of Season 2 of the hit program. The second season of the VH1 reality series started with a new structure that kept the celebrities’ identities hidden until the conclusion of their elimination. At the conclusion of the program, the winner of “America’s Next Celeb Drag Superstar” will receive $100,000 for their chosen charity.
Loretta Devine, alias Fabulosity, sashayed away, her voice announcing her presence even before she got onto the platform. Devine has a net worth of $10 million and has portrayed a range of roles in theater and television.
Loretta Devine’s net worth
Loretta’s fortune has grown as a result of her 30-year acting career. She has featured in over 50 films and television series. She is most recognized for her performances as Lorrell Robinson in the original Broadway production of Dreamgirls, Gloria Matthews in Waiting to Exhale, and Adele Webber in Grey’s Anatomy. Madea’s Big Happy Family, Grandma’s House, and Jumping the Broom are just a few of her other films that have made a lasting impression on audiences.
Houston-born Loretta graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Drama. She then earned a Master of Fine Arts in drama from Brandeis University in 1976. In 2001, the Emmy winner married Glenn Marshall. They don’t have any children. The actress was previously married to Lamar Tyler in 1973, according to reports in 2018, but Devine rejected the allegation, tweeting in August 2018:
Loretta Devine was eliminated from RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race
The internet says I was married to somebody named Lamar Tyler . Who is that ? Says I had a kid ? I don’t know nothing about birthing no baby! Answers Africa you too wrong. Why? They making stuff up? Fake news ya’ll.
— Loretta Devine (@lodivadevine) August 21, 2018
Loretta Devine of Grey’s Anatomy appeared as Fabulosity in season 2 of RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race. She was the show’s second-to-last performer in the first episode. The actress remarked about her role, Fabulosity:
“I’ve had a fascinating career. I never imagined myself in a drag competition, but I’m at an age where I can do whatever the heck I want! What do you think? It’s fresh and exciting, and I can’t wait to see how great I’ll look!”
The actress chose the moniker Fabulosity because she wanted to “be playful and a bit humorous.” She stated:
“Fabulosity, she’s a missing component of all the world’s magnificent diva’s.” That’s what makes her so amazing. I’m simply waiting to see whether I’m going to be successful. This is going to take everyone by surprise. She’s fantastic. She’s a Fabulous.”
The judges gave her performance of Mary J. Blige’s “Just Fine” mixed ratings, asking her to trust herself more. According to Judge Kressley:
“Some of the motions and dancing may have been a bit shaky, but remember that you have the greatest support staff in the whole drag world working with you.”
After Fabulosity was eliminated from the competition, she revealed her true identity as Loretta. In season 2 of the reality show, she was the first competitor to be voted out. Watch the next elimination of RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race season 2 on VH1 on Friday.