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Lady Bunny was born as Jon Ingle on 14 August 1962, in Chattanooga, Tennessee USA, and is a drag queen, actress, comedian, nightclub DJ, promoter and journalist, perhaps best known as the founder, organizer and hostess of the annual Wigstock drag festival.
A legendary drag queen, how rich is Lady Bunny? Sources state that Lady Bunny has earned a net worth of over $400,000, as of late 2016. Her wealth has been established through her involvement in the entertainment industry, in a wide range of diverse projects.
Lady Bunny Net Worth $400,000 Dollars
Bunny started her career as an entertainer on Atlanta’s gay scene, appearing in low budget gay films with Larry Tee and RuPaul, such as the “RuPaul is: Starbooty!” trilogy. In 1984 she moved to New York, and the following year founded Wigstock, the festival celebrating the drag queen and gay culture, which took place every year on Labor Day until 2005, featuring numerous New York City drag queens, but also some mainstream entertainers. The event gathered over 40,000 visitors, enabling Bunny to reach a high level of fame, and improving his net worth.
Bunny has toured and headlined at clubs and events around the world, including London, Morocco, Melbourne, Montreal, Japan, Rome, Berlin and Amsterdam, performing with several major names, such as Patti LaBelle, Margaret Cho, the B-52’s, Jennifer Hudson and Joan Rivers. She usually performs lip-synching but parodying over original lyrics of various hits.
As a DJ, Bunny has performed at numerous fashion, club and private parties, getting crowds onto the dance floor and often joining them. She has emceed around the globe, at places such as Paris, Tokyo, Milan and London, paving her way to major DJ gigs such as the 40th birthday party of Van Cleef & Arpel in Paris, and The Standard’s Black Out Party in New York City, celebrating Naomi Campbell’s 25 years in fashion. All contributed to her net worth.
She is also something of a songwriter, and has released several recordings too, such as the disco singles “Shame, Shame, Shame!”, “The Pussycat Song”, and the 2013 “Take Me Up High”, which hit #18 on the Billboard Dance chart, greatly adding to her popularity and to her wealth. She has collaborated with various artists, including RuPaul, Wayne Numan, Sean Grasty and DJ Rikky Rivera (Groove Addix.), Lonnie Gordon, Mann Parish and Disciple.
As a journalist, Bunny has written for various publications, such as Star Magazine, providing her commentary for the magazine’s “Worst of the Week” column, as well as offering her weekly “Star Style Report”. She has also written for Paper, Interview, Out, Instinct, Genre and Visionaire magazines, and has provided some political and social writings for the internet’s Huffington Post.
Bunny has also been involved in the film and television industry, having appeared in “The Comedy Central Roast Of Pamela Anderson“, Britney Spears‘ MTV special “In the Zone & Up All Night”, and “RuPaul’s Drag U”. She has released her own DVD – “Rated X for X-tra Retarded” – and has appeared in an episode of “Sex and the City” TV series, as the DJ at the LGBT prom party. Her resume continues to grow with parts in films like “Dragtime”, “The Out List”, “Peoria Babylon”, “To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything! Julie Newmar”, “Party Girl” and “My Dead Boyfriend”.
The popular drag queen has also done stand-up comedy, creating shows such as “That Ain’t No Lady!” and “Clown’s Syndrome”, and is currently performing a run of her comedy show “Trans-Jester”. Bunny has had her hands on a number of diverse projects, which have enabled her to achieve recognition and fame, and to earn considerable wealth. She is currently expanding her work by starting her memoir.
In her personal life, Bunny is gay and hasn’t been married. Sources are unaware of her current relationship status.