Born Scott Ichikawa, she was a season 6 cast member of RuPaul's Drag Race. She went on to compete on RuPaul's Drag Race: All Stars season four.
She enrolled in cosmetology school and received her cosmetology license after graduating from high school.
She became interested in culture and art from a young age, developing a passion for Nihon Buyo, Japanese Classical Dance. She was 5 years old when she made her stage debut.
Gia came out as transgender in 2017. She is a 4th generation Japanese-American.
She competed against Bianca Del Rio on season 6 of RuPaul's Drag Race.