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Sasha Velour (Alexander Hedges Steinberg) was born on 25 June, 1987 in Berkeley, California, United States, is an American drag queen. Discover Sasha Velour's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 33 years old?
|Popular As||Alexander Hedges Steinberg|
|Occupation||Drag queen, artist|
|Age||34 years old|
|Born||25 June 1987|
|Birthplace||Berkeley, California, United States|
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Dating & Relationship status
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Sasha Velour Net Worth
Her net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Sasha Velour worth at the age of 34 years old? Sasha Velour’s income source is mostly from being a successful . She is from United States. We have estimated Sasha Velour's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2021||$1 Million - $5 Million|
|Salary in 2020||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2019||Pending|
|Salary in 2019||Under Review|
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Steinberg tried out for RuPaul's Drag Race's eighth season, but was not selected for the lineup. In March 2017, Steinberg was announced as one of 14 contestants on the ninth season of the show. In June 2017, Steinberg was crowned the winner of the season. Allison Shoemaker of The A.V. Club named Velour's lipsync to Whitney Houston's "So Emotional" in the season finale as the best TV performance of 2017. Steinberg lip sync was later referenced on Saturday Night Live, during Kate McKinnon's impression of Elizabeth Warren.
Following Drag Race, Steinberg continued to work as a drag queen and expanded into the fashion industry. They selected 40 LGBT+ models to walk for Opening Ceremony in the 2018 New York Fashion Week. Steinberg attended Rihanna's fourth annual Diamond Ball in September 2018. At the end of 2017, Steinberg's artwork of German singer-actress Marlene Dietrich was used as a Google Doodle on the performer's 116th birthday on December 27, 2017. Steinberg had previously impersonated Dietrich on Drag Race in the "Snatch Game" challenge. On December 7, 2018 Steinberg participated in The Long Conversation at the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. Steinberg's drag career as Sasha Velour started in Vermont while at school. Known for being an out of the box artist, Steinberg incorporates that eccentricity into Velour's drag persona. Steinberg starred in the music video C.L.A.T. along with fellow New York City drag queens Peppermint, Aja and Alexis Michelle, who also appeared on the ninth season of RuPaul's Drag Race. Velour's makeup and look transformations have been featured in publications such as Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Vanity Fair, and Billboard. Steinberg has further created, produced, and organized different photoshoots, collages, and drawings that discuss art and drag.
Steinberg's comics and illustrations have appeared in The Nib, InkBRICK, Comics Workbook Magazine, QU33R, Cicada Magazine and others, under the names Sasha Velour and Sasha Steinberg. Steinberg also created a series of comics entitled "Stonewall", which told the story of the Stonewall riots from multiple viewpoints. The series was called "a smart, beautiful and artful take on a significant and difficult historical event" by Highlow Comics. A solo gallery show of Steinberg's illustration work, "Nightrooms", was held at the Black Box Gallery in Brooklyn in March 2016 and Steinberg's cut paper work was part of the group show "Coney Island Babies, Visual Artists from the Brooklyn Drag Scene" at the Bureau of General Services Queer Division that opened in Manhattan in November 2012. In March 2017, Steinberg designed a long sleeve T-shirt for "Contemporary Drag", a limited-edition fashion line for the New Art Dealers Alliance's (NADA) in collaboration with Print All Over Me.
Since August 2015, Steinberg has produced Nightgowns, a monthly drag show in Brooklyn. The events have been regularly hosted at Bizarre Bushwick and National Sawdust. The shows have been celebrated as "beautiful and funny and politically charged" by The New York Times. In 2020, Steinberg starred in her own Quibi show, NightGowns, which follows Velour across eight episodes as she transforms Nightgowns into a full-blown stage act.
Steinberg has a shaved head. As Sasha, Steinberg often performs in drag bald as a tribute to their mother, Jane Hedges, who died of cancer in 2015 and had lost her hair during treatment for the disease.
Steinberg founded Velour, The Drag Magazine (originally named Vym), a bi-yearly publication about drag, alongside partner Johnny in the summer of 2014. Steinberg serves as the magazine's artistic director. The first issue ("What is Drag?") was released June 2015 and the second issue ("Realness") was released in October 2016. The magazine includes interviews as well as varied art forms such as photography, poetry, and illustration that address the power, beauty, and purpose of drag.
As of 2013, Steinberg resides in Brooklyn, New York, with partner John Jacob Lee (also known as Johnny Velour) and their pet Italian greyhound, Vanya. Steinberg is genderqueer and does not have any preferred pronouns when not in drag. Their drag persona, Sasha Velour, is referred to as "she."
Steinberg obtained a BA in Modern Literature from Vassar College in 2009. In 2010, they were a Fulbright Scholar in Moscow and completed a project that aimed to understand the role of different art forms in contemporary Russian society. They received an MFA in cartooning in 2013 from the Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vermont. Prior to pursuing drag as a full-time career, Steinberg worked as a freelance graphic designer and illustrator.
Steinberg graduated from University Laboratory High School in Champaign-Urbana in 2004. After high school, they spent time as a part-time security guard at the Russian State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, and interned at the Staatsoper (State Opera) in Berlin, Germany.
Alexander "Sasha" Hedges Steinberg (born June 25, 1987), known by the stage name Sasha Velour, is an American drag queen and artist, based in Brooklyn, New York. Velour is known for winning the ninth season of RuPaul's Drag Race in 2017.