Born Tyler Devlin, she is a drag performer who competed on the 8th season of RuPaul's Drag Race.
She came up with her stage name of Laila McQueen when she was 17 years old. She is an alumnus of the New Hampshire Institute of Art in 2015.
She was diagnosed with a rare anxiety disorder called Misophonia.
Her hometown is Gloucester, Massachusetts, and she is from New Hampshire as well.
The last name McQueen was derived from her admiration of Alexander McQueen.