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