Shangela Laquifa Wadley Net Worth

Shangela Laquifa Wadley Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Darius J. Pierce net worth is
$1 Million

Darius J. Pierce Wiki Biography

Darius J. Pierce was born on the 22nd November 1981 in Paris, Texas USA, of American, African and Saudi Arabian ancestry, and better known by his stage name Shangela Laquifa Wadley, is a drag queen and dancer, probably best recognized for competing in the reality competition series “RuPaul’s Drag Race”. He is also known as an actor and singer. His career has been active since 2009.

So, have you ever wondered how rich Shangela Laquifa Wadley is, as of late 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Shangela’s net worth is over $1 million, accumulated through his successful involvement in the entertainment industry as a drag queen, actor and singer.

Shangela Laquifa Wadley Net Worth $1 Million

Shangela Laquifa Wadley was brought up by a single mother, who worked in the US Army. While in high school, he firstly was a male cheerleader, and he later started dressing as a drag queen for some creative school projects.

His professional career really began in 2009, when he made his drag debut appearance under the stage name at a charity event in Los Angeles, California. In the following year, he won the title at the first California Entertainer of the Year pageant. During his performing as a dancer in Los Angeles, he was spotted and offered an appearance as a competitor in the second season of the reality TV competition series “RuPaul’s Drag Race”; however, he was eliminated in the first episode. Nonetheless, his popularity grew immensely, and he decided to participate once again in the following season, when he entered the top five, adding a considerable amount to his net worth. Afterwards, he also appeared in other TV competitions, such as “Ru Ha Ha”, “One Night Stand Up!”, and “Drag Queens Of Comedy”, etc.

To speak further about his career as a drag queen, he featured in Lady Gaga’s video “Applause” in 2013, and he has also guest-starred in a number of TV series and film titles including “Glee” (2012), “R.I.P.D.” (2013), “Hurricane Bianca” (2016) – in which he starred alongside Bianca Del Rio – and “The X-Files” (2016), among many others, all of which increased his net worth by a large margin. He is currently filming “Hurricane Bianca: From Russia With Hate”, and most recently it’s been announced that he will appear in the third season of the show “RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars” in 2018, which will certainly increase his net worth.

Apart from his roles in TV series and film titles as a drag queen, he has also had several non-drag roles, such as the role of Dion in the 2011 film “Spring/Fall”, which was followed by another role as Snip in the film “A Mann’s World” in the same year. Moreover, he starred as Jasmine in the film entitled “Kiss Me, Kill Me”, directed by Casper Andreas, in 2015, which also contributed to his wealth.

Beside that, he also tried himself as a singer, releasing his debut single “Call Me Laquifa” in 2011. In the following year out came his second single, entitled “Werqin’ Girl”, after which he also released the music video, in which starred Yara Sofia, Jenifer Lewis, Abby Lee Miller and other drag queens.

Regarding his personal life, Shangela Laquifa Wadley is openly gay. He is currently single and he lives in Los Angeles. In free time, he is very active in AIDS awareness, selling his dresses in order to help the National Association of People with AIDS with donations.

Full NameShangela Laquifa Wadley
Net Worth$1 Million
Date Of BirthNovember 22, 1981
Place Of BirthParis, Texas USA
ProfessionDrag queen
EducationSouthern Methodist University
MoviesHurricane Bianca, Kiss Me, Kill Me, Farah Goes Bang, RuPaul's Drag Race: All Stars, Mann's World, Spring/Fall


A Star Is Born2018post-productionDrag Bar Emcee
Vanity Fair: 103 Years of Drag Queen Fashion2016Video shortShangela (as D.J. Pierce)
Hurricane Bianca2016Stephen
The X-Files2016TV SeriesAnnabelle
Kiss Me, Kill Me2015Jasmine
Hey Qween2015TV Series
Lavalantula2015TV MovieNeils Elman (uncredited)
Bones2014TV SeriesKimmy Moore
The Bold and the Beautiful2013TV SeriesSteve Caplan
Cinderoncé2013ShortThe Fairy Dragmother (as D.J. Pierce)
R.I.P.D.2013Drag Queen Avatar (uncredited)
Farah Goes Bang2013Bettina (as D.J. Pierce)
Glee2012TV SeriesDrag Queen
2 Broke Girls2012TV SeriesHallelujah
The Soup2012TV SeriesShangela Laquifa Shangela Laquifa Wadley Lady Mary Crawley
Dance Moms2011-2012TV SeriesShangela Laquifa Wadley / Shangela - Guest Mentor
The Mentalist2012TV SeriesShangela
Community2011TV SeriesMiss Urbana Champaign
Detroit 1-8-72011TV SeriesDrag Performer
A Mann's World2011TV MovieSnip (as D.J. Pierce)
Spring/Fall2011TV MovieDion (as D.J. Pierce)
Terriers2010TV SeriesMikaela
The Panty Man2009ShortYoung Poet (as D.J. Pierce)


Cocktails & Classics2015-2017TV SeriesHimself
RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars2016TV SeriesHimself
Dragged2016DocumentaryHimself - as Shangela (as D.J. Pierce)
RuPaul's Drag Race2010-2016TV SeriesHimself - Contestant / Himself / Himself - Audience Member
RuPaul's Drag Race: Green Screen Christmas2015TV MovieHimself (as D.J. Pierce)
TupiniQueens2015DocumentaryShangela Laquifa Wadley (as D.J. Pierce)
2015 MTV Video Music Awards2015TV SpecialDrag Queen Dancer (as Shangela)
This Is Drag2015DocumentaryHimself (as Shangela)
Hello Ross!2014TV SeriesHimself - Correspondent / Himself - Panelist
On the Set W Jasper Cole2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Toddlers and Tiaras2012-2013TV SeriesShangela - Guest Mentor
Dance Moms2013TV SeriesHimself
Dance Moms: Most Outrageous Moments2011TV Special documentaryShangela Laquifa Wadley (as D.J. Pierce)
2011 New Now Next Awards2011TV SpecialHimself (as Shangela Laquifa Wadley)
The Soup2011TV SeriesHimself
RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked!2010-2011TV SeriesHimself - Contestant / Himself
One Night Stand Up2010TV SeriesHimself - Host & Comic
Diversity News TV2009TV SeriesHimself

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RuPaul's Drag Race2012-2013TV SeriesShangela / Himself

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