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Special Project
From the 9th Annual Shorty Awards

Miss Fame

Nominated in YouTube Guru

About Miss Fame

Makeup artist, RuPaul’s Drag Race competitor, recording artist, and model, the “Super Model Drag Queen” Miss Fame (known as Kurtis Dam-Mikkelsen out of drag) promotes self-expression because “beauty has no boundaries.” Trained under leading industry makeup artists, Miss Fame shares her expertise and captivating cross-genre artistry on a self-titled YouTube channel, with her drag makeup tutorials (from “Cosmic Queen” to “Femme Fatale”), GRWMs, skin care videos, and personal vlogs amassing 18M+ channel views. In 2016, Miss Fame launched her #PaintedbyFame YouTube makeup transformation series, featuring her signature skills employed on diverse subjects, including fellow celeb YouTubers Jeffree Star and NikkieTutorials, with millions of unique video views and a corresponding national tour.

Miss Fame's best work on social