Vanessa Vanjie Mateo

Birth Day October 3rd, 1991
Birth Place Tampa, Florida
Age 32 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Libra

Vanessa Vanjie Mateo famed as Miss Vanjie or simply Vanjie is the stage name of Jose Cancel. She is an American drag performer known for competing on the tenth season of RuPaul's Drag Race and placing 5th on the eleventh season of the show. She has amassed over 1.1 million followers on her vanessavanjie Instagram account. Her real name is Jose Cancel.

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This Is Why Some Fans Think Miss Vanjie Might Return for Drag Race’s Finale

Vanessa “Miss Vanjie” Mateo is the queen that just won’t quit! On Thursday, RuPaul sent fans of her namesake show RuPaul’s Drag Race, when she tweeted a photo intended to be promotional. “‘Give me my robe, put on my crown,’” she wrote. “I have immortal longings in me’-Shakespeare THE CROWNING Drag Race Tonight 9 pm.” And while that’s well enough, the image she shared with the post featured five contestants. Not four, five. Yvie Oddly, A’Keria C. Davenport, Brooke Lynn Hytes, and Silky Nutmeg Ganache. We all know Ru loves a little (or a lot of) stunts and gaggery so it wouldn’t be beyond the realm of comprehension. Sure, it would be a “for the first time in Drag Race herstory” but we have those like every episode at this point. The feat would tie her with Shangela for the most re-entries into the competition. 

How old is Vanessa Vanjie Mateo?

As of 2018, Vanessa celebrated her 27th birthday on 3rd October. 

What is Vanessa Vanjie Mateo’s real name?

Vanessa Vanjie Mateo’s real name is Jose Cancel.

Who are the parents of Vanessa Vanjie Mateo?

On 3rd October 1991 in Tampa, Florida, Vanessa Vanjie was born. Her nationality is American and her ethnicity is Mixed. Her religion is Christian. She is of Puerto Rican descent though nothing is really known of his biological family. In drag performance, she is the daughter of Alexis Mateo (Mother) and her husband Jeffrey Kelley (Father). The family Empire (the Mateo Empire) also includes Vanessa’s sisters, Jenavive and Victoria Mateo. There is no information about her education. 

How tall (height) is Vanessa Vanjie Mateo?

Vanessa Vanjie Mateo, the famous beautiful reality star stands with amazing height although her exact information regarding is still unknown. Observing her photos on her social media sites, she has a slim body with maintained body weight although there is no value regarding her weight and body measurement. She is a timeless gorgeous with spectacular good looks, alluring facial features and is blessed good personality. Stunning, gorgeous and attractive, she looks delightful with a pretty smile and has a perfect body figure with glowing skin tone. This charming beauty comes in the public eye for her perfect body followed by gleaming brown hair with shiny brown eyes. She is the age of 27 but she looks much beautiful and younger than her actual age. Her body details will be added soon. 

What is the net worth of Vanessa Vanjie Mateo?

Vanessa Vanjie Mateo hasn’t revealed the exact amount of net worth to the public. She definitely has earned a massive fortune through her professional career. Working for the different projects, she has gathered a huge amount of money as well as she will add more income in the upcoming years on her net worth. She has earned her income through her own ride by facing different struggle, problems, and struggle. Looking at her posts on her social media sites, we can say that she is living a wonderful life through her worth. She also has not revealed her exact salary but we will add it very soon once we get information. 

Who is Vanessa Vanjie Mateo's boyfriend?

Vanessa Vanjie Mateo not married yet. She is enjoying a wonderful life by loving her professional career so we can say that she is living to relax free single life. She is spending her time in her professional career and is not engaged in any kind of relationship with any boys. There is no rumor about her relationship with any boys in social media sites and is just focusing on her professional career. Her sexual orientation is Straight. 

What makes Vanessa Vanjie Mateo famous?

  • Vanessa Vanjie Mateo began her career when she was announced as one of the fourteen contestants competing for the crown on the tenth season of RuPaul's Drag Race, which premiered on 22nd March 2018. 
  • She was eliminated in the first episode after lip syncing to Christina Aguilera's "Ain't No Other Man" against competitor Kalorie Kardashian Williams, while Aguilera was the guest judge.
  • As she walked backward off the stage, her parting words were "Miss Vanjie... Miss Vanjie... Miss... Vanjie", which later became an internet meme. 
  • "Miss Vanjie" was tweeted by many, including several by RuPaul, as well as Michelle Visage and Kathy Griffin.
  • The meme was also edited into clips of various movies, TV shows, and even on dating apps, including The Simpsons, Pokemon, Grindr, and The Shining.
  • RuPaul wore a "Vanjie" necklace during the Time 100 Gala red carpet.
  • The catchphrase was also referenced in multiple further episodes of Drag Race season ten.
  • Mateo was announced as one of the fifteen competitors of season 11 of RuPaul's Drag Race on 24th January 2019. 
  • She was in the bottom two for episodes nine and ten and won both lip syncs against Plastique Tiara and Shuga Cain.
  • Later, she was eliminated by Brooke Lynn Hytes in the penultimate week in episode twelve and placed fifth.
  • She was featured on the September 2018 issue cover of Gay Times.
  • She appeared with Silky Nutmeg Ganache and Derrick Barry for an episode of the fourteenth season of Germany's Next Topmodel in 2019.
  • She was sponsored by Chips Ahoy! for a social media post for Mother's Day, which got homophobic backlash on 12th May 2019. 
  • She released her first single, "I'm Vanjie", on 21st June 2018. 
  • She appeared in the music video for Iggy Azalea's "Sally Walker" on 14th March 2019. 
  • She performed as a backup dancer to the song on Jimmy Kimmel Live! in April 2019.
  • She was also in the video for Azalea's "Started" with Trixie Mattel.

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