Facts of Courtney Act

Courtney Act

Who is Courtney Act?

Courtney Act is an Australian Drag Queen, Entertainer, Pop singer, Model, and Reality television personality.

Currently, Courtney appears on television and writes blogs on her official website.

Courtney Act – Birth Age, Education

Courtney Act was born Shane Gilberto Janek on 18 February 1982, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

AS well as she attended Sandgate District State High School, Brisbane, Australia.

Courtney Act – Professional Life, Career

She initially appeared on the first season of Australian Idol in 2003. She then released her single, “Rug Me Wrong”, which was a success on the ARIA Singles Chart.

Therefore, in 2013, she was among 14 drag queens who competed on the sixth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race. She earned her position as a joint runner-up alongside Adore Delano.

Therefore, in 2014, she became the first drag performer to sing live with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra.

In 2016, she was a foreign correspondent for the Australian news website, Junkee. She also participated in and reported on the 2017 Women’s March.

Similarly, in 2017, She appeared in a celebrity dating show on MTV UK called Single AF.

In 2018, presenting the show Under the Covers there, she was appointed one of two Fringe Ambassadors at the Adelaide Fringe.

Country competed in season 21 of the UK edition of Celebrity Big Brother eventually winning the show.

Act also hosted the dating reality show The Bi Life, which premiered in Ireland and UK.

Similarly, she competed on Eurovision with the song “Fight for Love” on Australia Decides-Gold Coast 2019.

In 2019, she competed in the 16th season of the Australian version of Dancing with the Stars alongside Joshua Keefe earning second place.

Presently, she operates Wigs by Vanity with her business partner and fellow drag queen Vanity Fare and the company was started in 2003 with the aim of producing wigs for drag queens.

Courtney Act – Awards, Nominations 

  • 2018, Celebrity Big Brother UK–Winner
  • American Act on Junkee.com–political series
  • Battle of the Seasons–European & North American bus and truck tour with Live Nation & AEG Live
  • Fader Magazine–Top 10 to Watch
  • “Why Drag?” book by Magnus Hastings–cover model
  • Sydney Opera House–Gentlemen Prefer Blokes, sold-out season with Trevor Ashley
  • Sydney Symphony Orchestra–special guest performance with Conchita Wurst
  • 2014,2015, Life Ball, Vienna ­ special guest performer
  • Las Vegas Tourism TVC
  • 2015, Performed with Miley Cyrus MTV Video Music Awards
  • MTV Australia Gust V­Jay
  • Sydney Mardi Gras, Global Ambassador & performance w/ Jake Shears (Scissor Sisters)
  • Billboard, ARIA, & iTunes chart entries
  • American Apparel Ad Girl ­ International campaign and official artist T-shirt
  • San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, special guest performance
  • Rocky Horror Show ­ Frank’n’furter
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race, Season 6 ­ Top 3
  • NYFW, LA Fashion Week, Australian Fashion Week – Model
  • Lady Gaga ­ performer at her private birthday party, opened for Australian club performances and appeared in the lyric video for “Applause”
  • Rent the Musical – Angel
  • Face of Sheer Cover makeup seen across all Australian commercial TV networks
  • FHM Magazine ­ 100 Most Beautiful Women in The World
  • Out Magazine’s ­ Out 100
  • Sony/BMG, Recording Artist 2003­, 2004
  • Australian Idol, season 1 ­ semi­finalist
  • Tiny Tot, 1987

Courtney Act – Net Worth

Presently, her total net worth is $1.6 Million US. As a model, she earns $50k-$70k US.

Body Measurements- Height, Appearance

Her height is 5 feet 7 inches. She has blonde hair and grey eyes.Therefore, the inormation regarding the shoes size, weight is still under review.

Social Media

She has 427K followers on Facebook, 1.2 Million on Instagram, 391K on Twitter and 255k on YouTube.

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