Singer and drag queen who rose to fame after making the semifinals of Australian Idol in 2003. He was later a finalist on the sixth season of the reality show RuPaul's Drag Race. In 2018, he became the winner of Celebrity Big Brother UK.
He was born in Brisbane, Austrlia and first auditioned for Australian Idol as a boy.
In 2014, he and two other Drag Race contestants became the first drag queens to become ad girls for American Apparel.
He was born Shane Jenek. He chose his stage name of Courtney Act as a play on the phrase caught in the act.
He appeared in Lady Gaga's music video for "Applause" in 2013.