RuPaul wins first Emmy for Drag Race

RuPaul accepts the Emmy

RuPaul accepts the Emmy Dan Tracer

A big congrats to the drag mama herself, RuPaul, for winning his first ever Emmy award for Outstanding Host of a Variety, Nonfiction Or Reality Program.

The herstory was made on Sunday during night two of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles.

When the nominees were announced back in July, Ru sent out this dedication:

World of Wonder was quick to give a well-deserved shout out to their award winning hit program:

Fans of the show wasted no time offering their congratulations:

Ru beat out Dancing with the Stars’ Tom Bergeron, Project Runway’s Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn, Hollywood Game Night’s Jane Lynch, American Idol’s Ryan Seacrest and Little Big Shots’ Steve Harvey.

The main Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony will be held next Sunday, Sept. 18 at 8/7c on ABC.


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