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Celebrity Profile
Birth Date 22 November 1981 (1981-11-22) (age 42)
Hometown Paris, Texas
Known For RuPaul's Drag Race star

Dancing with the Stars 31

Partner(s) Gleb Savchenko
Placement 4th
Highest Score 40 (Jazz & Freestyle)
Lowest Score 28 (Salsa & Quickstep)
Average Score 33.8

Darius Jeremy Pierce, known professionally as Shangela, is a celebrity from Season 31 of Dancing with the Stars.


Retrieved from Disney press site
Currently the star of "We're Here" on HBO (which just got picked up for a third season), Shangela is perhaps best known as one of the All Stars from "RuPaul's Drag Race." She was the first person to walk the carpet in drag at the Oscars for her supporting role in "A Star Is Born" and was recently ranked second on Vulture's list of "America's Most Powerful Drag Queens." Other recent acting credits include shows such as "Lovecraft Country," "Station 19," "Katy Keene," "2 Broke Girls," etc.

Dancing with the Stars 31[]

She is partnered with Gleb Savchenko. They placed 4th.


1 Score was given by guest judge Michael Bublé.



  • She is the second contestant to be paired with a pro born the same sex and is the first male to be paired with a male pro. The first was JoJo & Jenna.