Jinkx Monsoon

Net Worth

$5 Million


Sep 18, 1987



36 years old

Birth Sign

She is a popular drag performer, singer, and actor from an American background. Her real name is Jerick Hoffer, but she is famous for that name. She was a champion in RuPaul’s Drag Race and then became famous. She is a multi-talented woman who worked hard for her career. She worked notably in different theatre productions with different roles. She also worked as a comedian. She even dubbed voices for different TV series. Let’s explore more about her life and her success.

Early Life

She was born on 18th September in Portland, Oregon, United States of America. She grew up there and received her early education there. She is the oldest of her siblings. Jinkx enrolled in DaVinci Arts Center for her middle education. At that place, Jinkx came to know that she was non-binary. But Jinkx moved forward with this reality very well.

Before Fame

When Jinkx was only 15 years old, she performed in drag for the first time in a nightclub escape. Then after four years, she decided to move To Washington DC from Portland. Jinkx hides in Washington to pay her college fee. 2010 she graduated from Cornish College of Arts with a BFA in theatre.

She wanted to pursue a career in theatre because she has been multi-talented since childhood. That’s how I care you started as a drag performer in the industry. She then appeared as a lead dancer in the world’s largest drag Queen chorus line. This was also mentioned in the Guinness Book of World Records. In 2012 jinx decided to start performing in different theatres.


Firstly she played the role of Mortiz in the Spring Awakening show; then she played Angel in the Rent shown. Luckily after that, she started in the title role of the famous show Hedwig and the Angry Inch. As the years passed, She became more talented by improving her inborn skills. 2013 she also starred in another famous theatre show, hairspray. The Musical as title name was Velma Von Tussle.

She then started singing in different shows at the trained singer. She sang different songs with the 1920s revival act. Even she used her voice as a voice actor in a popular cartoon, Steve Universe. The voice was used for the character Emerald.

Her career reached the top after winning season 5 of RuPaul’s Drag Race. She was also featured in the different seasons of Drag Race All-Star 7. She also went that season by taking the title of queen of all Queens. The reason is that she was the first woman who win the first two-time winner of the Drag Race Award.


Jinkx married her love Michael Abbot in 2021. Their wedding was much imitated, and family and friends participated virtually because of COVID-19 times. Her mother’s name is Deanne Hoffer, and her father is still unknown. Jinkx has a brother whose name is Jacob Hoffer.

Associated With

Jinkx was featured in a magazine named City Arts as one of the year’s chosen artists with Ryan Lewis and Macklemore.

Jinkx Monsoon