RuPaulKey’s trophy case grew to historic proportions after the 2021 Emmy Awards.
Together RuPaul’s Drag Race Receiving the award for Outstanding Competition Program at the annual ceremony on Sunday, September 19, RuPaul collected his 11th career Emmy to break the record for the black artist with the most wins.
“Really thank you to all of our lovely kids on our shows from around the world,” the 60-year-old artist shared during her acceptance speech. “You know, they’re so kind to tell their stories of courage and how to navigate this difficult life.”
The star continued, “It’s for you and you’re out there looking out for the kids. Come to Mama Ru.”
RuPaul, who did not admit to breaking the record, breaks his previous tie Donald A Morgan, which has 10 Emmys. Donald is a down-to-earth veteran who has won multiple Outstanding Cinematography wins for his work on Netflix the ranch, as well as winning for his light direction on ABC’s in the 1990s Home improvement.