7th place finisher on the 9th season of RuPaul's Drag Race who was at once considered a favorite to win the reality series.
In 2015, she won the club version of Boulet Brothers' DRAGULA. She had only been a professional drag performer for 10 months when she began filming RuPaul's Drag Race.
On Instagram where she is known as allaboutvalentina, she has accrued more than 1.5 million followers.
Her real name is James Leyva, and she is a native of Los Angeles, California.
Growing up, she was inspired by Selena Quintanilla.