Michelle Visage - Updated Jul 2024

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Michelle Visage

Michelle Visage is a talented radio DJ, singer, actress, social media personality, and also a TV host who hails from the United States. At first, Michelle Visage rose to fame after becoming a member of the band, “Seduction”, Michelle has also achieved 5 singles together with the team that reached the Billboard Hot 100.

Early Life

The talented American personality was born on 20th September 1968, in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, United States. She is currently 55 years old. Michelle is an adopted kid and follows the Christian religion. The name of her biological mother is Joanne Shupack Lewis “Wiss” and she is of Hungarian and Irish descent. After turning three years old, Michelle was adopted by her parents, Arlene Carol (Harnick) and Martin H. “Marty” Shupack. As for education, Michelle went to South Plainfield High School where she completed her studies in 1986.

At the age of sixteen, Michelle was the winner of a Madonna look-alike competition. After that, the actress went to New York and joined the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. Unfortunately, her mother passed away when she turned thirty years old. Also, after completing her studies, Michelle was still in New York City to become an actress. Michelle was engaged in the club scene in New York and her mom, Arlene also gave her a fake ID.

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Caption: Michelle Visage when she was young (Source: Instagram)

Career and Professional Life

Michelle Visage is a popular singer, TV host, radio DJ, and also social media personality as mentioned before. Visage was a part of the band “Seduction”. However, after the separation of the team, Michelle Visage has been present as a guest vocalist on the song “Crash” in the Freestyle dance program TKA. Then, Visage gave lead vocals and became the recording creator of another dance act formed by Clivilles and Cole, The S.O.U.L. S.Y.S.T.E.M. The cover version of the song of Bill Withers’s song Lovely Day “Its Gonna Be a Lovely Day” was added to the soundtrack to “The Bodyguard”.

In January 1993, “It’s Gonna Be a Lovely Day” became a top dance single and reached number thirty-four on the Billboard Hot 100. Michelle then served together with RuPaul on various other projects. In the year 1996, Michelle Visage turned out to become the co-host of RuPaul’s VH1 talk show “The RuPaul Show”. Moreover, she even was the co-host of WKTU’s morning show together with RuPaul from the year 1996 to 2002. The talented artist was also the host of various television programs like Grammys 1998 Red Carpet Coverage of VH1 and also Grease 25th re-release party in the year 2002.

From the year 2002 to 2005, she was the co-host of Jamz (KHHT) The Hot 92 Jamz Session which was held in Los Angeles. After that, Michelle went back to New York City where she was co-hosting The Morning Mix On (WNEW-FM). The show was processed until December 2006. Then, the artist went back to Florida to work on other on several other radio programs. It was even before Michelle was heading back from Los Angeles in the year 2011 to work together with RuPaul once again on projects such as the RuPaul Drag Race.

Some more about her career

Michelle Visage then got together in the fifteen Celebrity Big Brother Series as a member in the year 2015 in the United Kingdom. Other than her career and professional life, Michelle is a supporter of gay couples’ equal rights. Furthermore, the artist was the winner of the Straight Ally Award in the year 2015 at the time of the Icon Awards Gala in Glasgow. Also, Michelle is an Anglophile and loves to watch British Television. Recently, the artist was present as a judge on the first 2 seasons of “Ireland’s Got Talent”. In February 2018, the 1st season was starting to air.

Similarly, Michelle then got together with fellow, Louis Walsh on the judging team of the teen recycled-fashion competition “Junk Kouture” in the year 2020. In February 2021, the artist was present in the televised Grand Final, after the plans for the original live Grand Final were ruined by COVID-19. Furthermore, Michelle came up with her first book, “The Diva Rules” on 10th November 2015. Also, in Episode 214 of “What’s the Tee?” her podcast together with RuPaul, Visage says that as an adult, she was having sexual relations with both men and women. “I’ve been with women; I’ve had sex with women… But I realized I never wanted to have a relationship [with them].”

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Caption: Michelle at the studio of RuPaul Drag Show (Source: Instagram)

Net Worth 2024

As a talented radio DJ, singer, actress, social media personality, and also a TV host, Michelle has been earning a stunning amount of money. The net worth of the talented Michelle is a whopping 42 million.

At one time, Michelle Visage had a decent net worth of around $800 thousand. It is very clear that Michelle has been progressing a lot and her net worth is increasing every day. As of now, Michelle Visage is living a luxurious and happy life in a lavishing apartment owning some stunning assets.

Relationship Status and Health issues

Michelle Visage has a husband and the name of her husband is David Case. Together David and Michelle have two adorable daughters. In the year 2000, the couple’s first child was born whose named Lillie Case Visage. Likewise, Michelle gave birth to the couple’s second daughter in the year 2002 and her name is Lola Case Visage. Other than this there is no more information about the couple and their daughter. However, there is more possibility of them, living together happily in California.

Sadly, the TV personality was suffering from an eating disorder some years ago. In addition to that, the artist says that the disorder started to show up when she was just thirteen years old and was resuming when she was in her adult moments as well. Also, in April 2019, Michelle Visage came up with information that she was also suffering from Hashimoto’s disease. The disease even took her to get off of her trademark breast implants.

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Caption: Michelle Visage with her husband (Source: Instagram)

Michelle Visage – Body Measurement

Regarding the talented artist’s body measurement, Michelle has a curvy body type with an average height of 5 feet 4 inches or 1.63m. Michelle Visage has a suitable body weight of around 85 kg. Similarly, the artist has a pair of green eyes with black long hair. Michelle even loves to color her beautiful hair in different hair colors. Moreover, Visage has a fair complexion with a very amazing personality. When Michelle was questioned about the secret of her beauty she said, “The water is the key to everything, and you should live life to enjoy it”.

Michelle Visage – Social Media

Being a public figure, the artist is active on various social media platforms. Michelle has an Instagram account where she has managed to achieve 1.8 million. On Twitter, Michelle has gained 631.6 thousand followers. Likewise, the TV personality has her own Facebook where she has gained 499 thousand followers. The TV personality is popular on social media platforms as much as she is on Television. Michelle is somehow concerned about her personal life so she has been quite secretive about them.