Sharon Needles Biography, Age, Relationship, Films, Songs, RuPaul

Sharon Needles Biography

Sharon Needles is a stage name. Aaron Coady is an American recording artist and drag performer. She is well recognized for her fourth season of the Logo reality competition series RuPaul’s Drag Race, where she quickly became a fan favorite and was subsequently crowned “America’s Next Drag Superstar” in April 2012.

In the wake of winning RuPaul’s Drag Race, her presentation collection PG-13 was discharged on January 26, 2013. The collection appeared at number 186 on the Billboard 200 and number on Dance/Electronic Albums. Since Needles has discharged the US Dance/Electronic outline top-ten collections Taxidermy (2015) and Battle Ax. (2017)

Her official YouTube channel has accumulated over 9 million views as of April 8, 2019, with 2 of her videos surpassing 1 million views on YouTube.

Sharon Needles Age

was born (Aaron Coady) on November 28, 1981, in Newton, Iowa, U.S. He is 37 years old as of 2018.

Sharon Needles Relationship

Needles was in a four-year relationship with fellow RuPaul’s Drag Race contestant Justin Honard, better known by his stage name Alaska Thunderfuck; they ended their relationship in 2013, but remain friends. She resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Sharon Needles Height

Needles’ height is approximately 1.73 m. He has been candid in discussing his childhood years growing up in Iowa as a difficult time when he faced anti-gay and anti-“outsider” harassment, which prompted him to drop out of school before he could complete his high school education.

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Sharon Needles Career

In November 2011, it was reported that Needles had been chosen to contend as a contender on the fourth period of RuPaul’s Drag Race. The season debuted on January 30, 2012, and with Needles winning the primary test she turned into a moment emerge for her “ghoulish” design sense and unusual settle on up decisions. The evening of the debut scene, Entertainment Weekly feature writer Tanner Stransky hailed Needles’ shocking style as “drop dead virtuoso” and logically asked, “Is Sharon Needles the most ‘sickening’ (a drag term for ‘astonishing’) contender ever?”

All through the fourth period of Drag Race, Needles charmed herself to gatherings of people and turned into a most loved of the media, judges, and watchers alike for her snappy mind, certainty, lowliness, and uniqueness, just as for her “transgressive” stylish. On March 27, 2012, Lady Gaga tweeted – “Sharon Needles looks FABULOUS 2night on race. Born This Way outfit/acclaim beast wig. Any rentals for my visit? #needthatbodysuit.” However, Needles Herself conceded that she was conflicted in trusting that she could win, expressing, “(B)being a comedic, goofy, shtick ruler and perceiving how far those sorts of rulers made it in past seasons, I would have been stunned in the event that I made it past the principal day.”

In a takeoff from past periods of Drag Race, where bits of gossip about past champs had spilled before the last scenes could air, the choice was made not to pre-tape the finale scene reporting the season’s victor. Rather, RuPaul chose to offer fans a chance to voice their conclusions with respect to who should win before the taping of the last scene on April 25, 2012. For the taping, three results were recorded reporting each of the “last 3” as the victor, with the genuine result just known to RuPaul and a chosen few associated with the altering. The last scene disclosed on April 30, 2012, when it was reported that Needles had been delegated “America’s Next Drag Superstar”.

In June 2012, Needles won the Facebook vote to show up as a competitor on RuPaul’s Drag Race: All-Stars, yet declined, as the prevailing boss, to take an interest in the challenge. She likewise affirmed that her substitution in the challenge would be individual RuPaul’s Drag U educator and the sprinter up in the Facebook casting a ballot, Pandora Boxx. Needles turned into awfulness have in October 2012 when she started showing repulsiveness and anticipation films airing on the Logo organize under the arrangement title Fearce! Needles likewise turned into the substance of a publicizing effort by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals advancing vegetarianism, showing up on boards all through the United States.

On January 29, 2013, Needles discharged her introduction studio collection PG-13, which appeared at number 186 on the US Billboard 200 graph, selling 3,000 duplicates in its first week. In April 2013, Needles was highlighted on the single “RuPaulogize,” from Willam Belli’s presentation collection The Wreckoning.

Needles discharged her second studio collection titled Taxidermy on October 31, 2015, with lead single Dracula and it’s going with the music video. The music video for Dracula was coordinated by Santiago Felipe and pays respect to vampires of film, for example, The Lost Boys and Bram Stoker’s Dracula. The second single, discharged on August 5, 2016, was Hollywoodn’t. The music video was by and coordinated by Santiago Felipe and investigated the clouded side of Hollywood. In the video, Needles depicted Elizabeth Short a.k.a. ‘The Black Dahlia’, Sharon Tate and Jayne Mansfield. Her third studio collection, Battle Ax, appeared on October 6, 2017, alongside a video for the single of a similar name. The second single from the collection was “Andy Warhol Is Dead”, discharged on November 5, 2017. She added to the gathering collection Christmas Queens 3 (2017).

Sharon Needles Filmography


  • RuPaul’s Drag Race 2012
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked 2012
  • RuPaul’s Drag U 2012
  • Watch What Happens: Live 2013
  • She’s Living for This 2013
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race 2016
  • Good Behavior 2017

Sharon Needles Discography


  • “This Club Is a Haunted House” 2013
  • “Call Me on the Ouija Board” 2013
  • “Why Do You Think You Are Nuts?” 2013
  • “Dressed to Kill” 2014
  • “I Wish I Were Amanda Lepore” 2014
  • “Dracula” 2015
  • “Hollywoodn’t” 2016
  • “Battle Axe” 2017
  • “Andy Warhol Is Dead” 2017
  • “666” 2018 Brad Hammer

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Sharon Needles Net Worth

Needles as an American recording artist and drag performer has an estimated net worth of $2.2 million

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