Who is Jinkx Monsoon?
Jinkx Monsoon is an American drag queen, actor, comedian, singer, and reality television personality. Jinkx Monsoon identifies as “genderfluid” and uses the pronouns “she/her” when in drag, and “they/them” when not in drag.
They are popularly known for winning the fifth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race and the seventh season of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars. Jinkx Monsoon is the first person to win two seasons of the show. As a singer, Jinkx Monsoon released their first album, “The Inevitable Album” in 2014.
Jinkx Monsoon’s real name is Jerick Hoffer. They were born on September 18, 1987, in Portland, Oregon, the United States to Deanne Hoffer. As of August 2022, Jinkx Monsoon is 34 years old.
About Jinkx Monsoon’s mother
Jinkx Monsoon’s mother, Deanne Hoffer is an American actress known for playing herself in the Jinkx Monsoon documentary, Drag Becomes Him.
About Jinkx Monsoon’s brother
Jinkx Monsoon’s brother, Jacob Hoffer is an American actor known for his works in AFME’s Get Smart, RuPaul’s Drag Race and Drag Becomes Him.
About Jinkx Monsoon’s marriage and wedding
As of August 2022, Jinkx Monsoon is married to their husband Michael Abbott. Monsoon got married to their husband, Michael Abbott in 2021 in a private virtual ceremony attended by only close friends and family.
About Jinkx Monsoon’s marriage to Michael Abbott
On January 9, 2021, Jinkx Monsoon married Englishman, Michael Abbott. The two got married in their living room in Portland, Oregon. According to information gathered by DNB Stories Africa, Jinkx Monsoon met Michael Abbott at a club in England where Abbott worked as a bartender. Apparently, Abbott had never heard of Jinkx Monsoon prior to their meeting.
“I was on tour and I had plans to go out with another drag queen friend of mine but she ghosted me so I went out alone.”
Jinkx Monsoon announced their marriage to Michael Abbott via Instagram. The marriage was witnessed by their housemates with the officiant Skyping in and the rest of the family watching through Zoom.
About Jinkx Monsoon’s children
As of the time of publishing this article, Jinkx Monsoon does not have any children yet and they have not expressed any interest in having any.