Biography of Miss Fame
Miss Fame is an American model, makeup artist, drag queen, musical artist, and reality TV personality best known for appearing on Season 7 of RuPaul’s Drag Race.
Age of Miss Fame
She was born Kurtis Frank Dam-Mikkelsenon on March 30, 1985 in Templeton, California, United States of America. Miss turns 38 in March 2023.
Miss Fame Height
Fame stands at a height of 5’7″ (1.7m), tall.
Miss Fame Partner – Husband
Kurtis is gender fluid. Kurtis’ husband is Patrick Berschy. Both live in Zürich, Switzerland.
Miss Fame career
Dam-Mikkelsen began her career as a men’s magazine model in California before moving to New York in 2011 on the recommendation of fashion photographer Mike Ruiz. While cultivating a celebrity clientele, he began working as a makeup artist under industry icon Pat McGrath. Simultaneously, he began modeling and performing in drag as “Miss”. Mary McCartney, a photographer, discovered Fame and included it in her book Devoted. She also starred in Leland Bobbé’s Half-Drag photo series, which received international recognition and was featured in Vogue Italia. Dam-Mikkelsen is a New York-based celebrity makeup artist who has worked on models and celebrities such as Eva Salvail, Snooki and JWoww, Martha Wash, Wendy Williams and Michael Urie.
Miss was the first queen announced to compete in RuPaul’s Drag Race during the seventh season’s “Ru-Veal” on December 7, 2014. She was eliminated from the ninth episode, “Divine Inspiration”, finishing seventh overall. After losing, she released the music video for “Rubber Doll”, the first song from her debut album, Beauty Marked. Alaska Thunderfuck and Violet Chachki, both Drag Race finalists, made cameos on the album, released June 9, 2015. Fame signed with IMG Models Paris in 2016.
Miss is known for her work in high fashion magazines and her partnerships with world famous photographers such as Steven Klein, Giampaolo Sgura, Armin Morbach, Ali Mahdavi and others. Miss Fame has appeared in Vogue Germany, Vogue Portugal, Vogue Paris, Vogue Japan, CR Fashion Book, PAPER, V Magazine, LOVE, CANDY, Tush, OUT, ELLE and other publications. In 2017, she took part in the Christmas Queens 3 compilation album. Fame, along with other Drag Race alumni, appeared as a background dancer behind Christina Aguilera for Opening Ceremony’s Spring 2019 collection in September. 2018. Later that month, she launched her own beauty brand, “The Fetish of Fashion.”
Miss Fame Net Worth
Fame has an estimated net worth of $3 million.