Vanessa Vanjie Mateo Bio, Age, Net worth, Height, Single, Nationality, Body Measurements, Career

Vanessa Vanjie Mateo, sometimes known as Miss Vanjie or simply Vanjie, is the stage name of José Cancel, an American drag performer known for participating in the tenth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race and placing fifth in the show’s eleventh season to prove. Vanessa Vanjie Mateo has also appeared in many of his spinoffs, including RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race and RuPaul’s Drag Race: Vegas Revue.

Early life

on October 3, 1991 Vanessa Vanjie was born in Tampa, Florida. Vanessa Vanjie Mateo’s real name is Jose Cancel. Her nationality is American and her ethnicity is Latino. Likewise, their religion is Christian. She is of Puerto Rican descent, although nothing is really known about her biological family. In drag performance, she is the daughter of Alexis Mateo (mother) and her husband Jeffrey Kelley (father). The family empire (the Mateo empire) also includes her sisters Jenavive and Victoria Mateo. There is no information about her education.

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Caption: Vanessa Vanjie Mateo with her mother (Source: Reddit)

career and working life


She began dragging when Season 3 Drag Race and All-Stars alumnus Alexis Mateo hired him as a backup dancer. He was announced as one of the fourteen contestants competing for the crown in the tenth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, which premiered March 22, 2018. She was eliminated in the first episode after lip-syncing to Christina Aguilera’s “Ain’t No Other Man” against competitor Kalorie Karbdashian Williams while Aguilera was a guest judge. As she walked backwards off the stage, her parting words were “Miss Vanjie…Miss Vanjie…Miss…Vanjie,” which later became an internet meme.

“Miss Vanjie” was tweeted by many, including several from RuPaul, as well as Michelle Visage and Kathy Griffin. The meme has also been edited into clips of various movies, TV shows, and even dating apps including The Simpsons, Pokémon, Grindr, and The Shining. The catchphrase “Miss Vanjie” was said by Rylan Clark-Neal while commenting on the broadcast of the first semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 during the presentation of Eleni Foureira from Cyprus; He also said it in reference to Montenegrin singer Vanja Radovanović, whose name is similar to Miss Vanjie.

RuPaul wore a “Vanjie” necklace on the red carpet during the Time 100 Gala. The catchphrase was also referenced in several other episodes of the tenth season of Drag Race. A Snapchat filter of her runway look was made available the day after the season ten reunion. On January 24, 2019, Mateo was announced as one of the fifteen contestants of Season 11 of RuPaul’s Drag Race. She was in the final two in episodes nine and ten, winning both lip-syncs against Plastique Tiara and Shuga Cain. She was eliminated by Brooke Lynn Hytes in the penultimate week in a row twelve and finished in fifth place.

professional life

In Episode 5 of All-Stars 5, she had a guest appearance as “Lip Sync Assassin” where she lip synced against Shea Couleé but lost. Mateo was featured on the cover of the September 2018 issue of the Gay Times. She appeared in two episodes of the WOWPresents web series “Fashion Photo RuView” on November 3rd and 17th, 2018 with Nina Bo’nina Brown, filling in for Raja and Raven. She appeared with Silky Nutmeg Ganache and Derrick Barry for an episode of the fourteenth season of Germany’s Next Topmodel in 2019.

On May 12th, 2019, Mateo was sponsored by Chips Ahoy! for a Mother’s Day social media post that drew homophobic reactions. Mateo released her debut single “I’m Vanjie” on June 21, 2018. She appeared in the music video for Iggy Azalea’s “Sally Walker” on March 14, 2019. She appeared as a backing dancer for the song on Jimmy Kimmel Live! in April 2019. Mateo also appeared in the video for Azalea’s “Started” with Trixie Mattel.

Vanessa Vanjie Mateo

Caption: Appearance by Vanessa Vanjie Mateo (Source: Instagram)

net worth

Vanessa Vanjie Mateo has been found to have a net worth of $0.8 million although she has not revealed the exact amount of her net worth to the public. She has definitely made a huge fortune through her professional career. Working on the various projects, she has accumulated a huge amount of money and will continue to bring more income to her fortune in the years to come. She has earned her income through her own ride by facing various struggles, problems and struggles. If we look at her posts on her social media pages, we can say that she is living a wonderful life through her worth. However, she did not reveal her exact salary.

relationship status

Vanessa Vanjie Mateo is not married yet. She is enjoying a wonderful life by loving her professional career so we can say that she lives to relax a free single life. There is no rumor about her relationship with any boys on social media sites, only focusing on her professional career. Your sexual orientation is gay. However, she was once in a relationship with a drag queen and reality TV contestant, Brooke Lynn Hytes, during season 11 of RuPaul’s Drag Race. It was the first to feature romance or showmance as shaped by its fanbase in the show’s history. They dated for 4 months after the show ended.

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Caption: Vanessa Vanjie Mateo with his ex-boyfriend (Source: Twitter)

body measurement and social media

Famous beautiful reality star Vanessa Vanjie Mateo stands amazing height by 5 feet 9 inches. Judging by her photos on her social media pages, she has a slim body with a constant body weight. Her weight is 68 kg. She is a timeless beauty with spectacular good looks, alluring features and a good personality. Stunning, gorgeous and attractive, she looks adorable with a pretty smile and has a perfect figure with a glowing skin tone.

Also, she wears shoe size 11 (US) and dress size is 6 (US). This alluring beauty steps out in public with her perfect body followed by shiny brown hair with shiny hazel eyes. She often wears blonde or pink wigs. Also, she is 27 years old but looks much prettier and younger than she actually is. Further details about her body measurements are still missing.

She speaks about her presence on social media platforms and is quite active there. she has a Instagram and a Twitter account. She has 1.5 million followers on Instagram. She also has 275.4k followers on Twitter. Her social media accounts are full of her drag images and posts of her work.

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