Carmen Carrera is a famous transgender model, actress, performer and activist who received her start with RuPaul’s Drag Race.
As a featured model, Carmen has worked with PUMA and has walked shows at New York City Fashion Week and Miami Swim Week. In fact, she was the first transgender model to ever walk at Miami Swim Week. Her fans are very passionate, where they created a petition for her to be the first transgender Victoria Secret Model, which went viral creating international media attention. In a very special project “Show Girl”, Carmen was photographed by the legendary Steven Meisel for a spread in W Magazine. She also did a special project with HBO creating Transgender Awareness in Latin America for the show “Outpost” and was the face of the New York City Health Department’s #PlaySure Campaign.
Other recent highlights include Carmen partnering with Christina Aguilera performing at Radio City Music Hall and hosting events at the Sundance Film Festival for AT&T and at NYC Fashion Week for Fashion News Live on Amazon Prime. Carmen spoke at the Iowa Safe Schools Governor’s Conference, which is the largest LGBTQ Youth Conference in the country and was the special celebrity host for the Equality California Awards in San Francisco.
Carmen continues to be advocate for many great causes, including Human Rights, HIV Prevention, and Discrimination against Transgender Women.