Sutan Amrull

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Sutan Amrull
Born(1974-06-14) June 14, 1974 (age 38)
Baldwin Park, California, U.S.[1]
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Other namesRaja,1 Raja Gemini
EthnicityIndonesian/Dutch
OccupationMake-up artist
Drag performer
Television personality
Height190 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Website
www.sutanamrull.net
www.artofraja.com
 
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Sutan Amrull
Born(1974-06-14) June 14, 1974 (age 38)
Baldwin Park, California, U.S.[1]
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Other namesRaja,1 Raja Gemini
EthnicityIndonesian/Dutch
OccupationMake-up artist
Drag performer
Television personality
Height190 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Website
www.sutanamrull.net
www.artofraja.com

Sutan Amrull (born June 14, 1974), better known also as Raja1 and Raja Gemini, is an American make-up artist and drag performer. He is best known for his work on the reality television show America's Next Top Model,[2] serving as the show's make-up artist for nine cycles (fourth through twelve), and as the winner of Season 3 of RuPaul's Drag Race. Amrull's clients include Dita von Teese, Pamela Anderson, Paulina Porizkova, Iman, Tyra Banks and Twiggy.[3] Since 2009, Amrull has been make-up artist to singer Adam Lambert for print media, live U.S. appearances and Lambert's international 2010 Glam Nation Tour.

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RuPaul's Drag Race

Presenting his drag alter-ego Raja, Amrull auditioned for the third season of the reality program, which included an endorsement from Adam Lambert on his audition video. Raja entered the Drag Race workroom dressed in club attire and wearing a beanie that had a giant cyclops eye on it. Highlights include wins in the first mini challenge and main challenge of the season, impersonating Tyra Banks, winning the cake couture challenge, winning the RuPaul-apalooza challenge, and lip synching for his life against contestant Carmen Carrera. In the final episode, after a lip sync battle with Manila Luzon, Raja was declared the winner of the show's third season and crowned [4] America's Next Drag Superstar.[5][6] Since winning Drag Race, Raja has been performing at various venues throughout the United States. As part of his duties as the third season winner of Drag Race, he is set to tour the U.S. and Canada on Logo's Drag Race Tour in 2012, which is sponsored by corporate sponsor Absolut Vodka.

Music

In May 2011, Raja released his first single "Diamond Crowned Queen," which is available for purchase via iTunes and other commercial music sites. The single debuted at at number fifty on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs,[7] before peaking at number thirty-five.[8]. On August 21, 2012, his second single "Sublime" was released.

Discography

Singles

Filmography

Notes

1.^ On season three of RuPaul's Drag Race, he was known simply as "Raja".

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Preceded by
Tyra Sanchez
RuPaul's Drag Race winner
Season 3 (2011)
Succeeded by
Sharon Needles