Yara Sofia

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8, 1984
San Juan, PR
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8, 1984 (age 37)
San Juan, PR


Drag performer and reality television personality best known as a cast member on the third season of RuPaul's Drag Race. He was a favorite among fans of the show for his fashion sense as well as his catchphrase, "Echa Pa'lante."

Before Fame

He was raised in the town of Manati on the northern coast of Puerto Rico. He got his start performing in drag at the Krash nightclub and earned a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in Theatre from the Universidad del Sagrado Corazon.


He has appeared in the music videos for "Queen" by Xelle and "Werqin' Girl" by Shangela Laquifa Wadley.

Family Life

His birth name is Gabriel Burgos Ortiz. He announced his engagement to Rubin Hancock on Facebook in February 2014. The couple later ended their relationship. 

Associated With

He competed with Pandora Boxx on season 3 of RuPaul's Drag Race.