Nina Flowers Biography
Nina Flowers (Real name – Jorge Luis Flores Sanchez) is a Puerto Rican drag queen, DJ, activist, professional make-up artist, and reality television personality who has been performing since 1993.
She started her drag career in March 1993 while studying to become a professional makeup artist. Flowers won both the Miss Puerto Rico Continental and Miss City Lights Continental pageants in 1999.
Nina Flowers Husband
As of 2009, Flowers and his husband, Antonio Purcell reside in Denver, Colorado. Denver’s mayor, John Hickenlooper, proclaimed May 29 “Nina Flowers Day” in recognition of Flowers’ contributions to the city’s LGBT community on May 29, 2009.
Nina Flowers Age
Flowers was born on 22 February 1974, Bayamón, Puerto Rico before later moving to the USA. She is a Puerto Rican drag queen, DJ, activist, professional make-up artist, and reality television personality. Flowers is 45 years old as of 2019.
Nina Flowers Height
There are no records, that are publicly available, pertaining to Flowers’ height. As such, she can be termed as a very secretive person who keeps her personal details under wraps.
Nina Flowers Net Worth
Flowers started her drag career in March 1993 while studying to become a professional makeup artist. She won both the Miss Puerto Rico Continental and Miss City Lights Continental pageants in 1999. She has earned some good income from her illustrious career with her estimated net worth being $2 million.
Nina Flowers Television
In February 2009, Flowers became a cast member on Logo’s reality series, RuPaul’s Drag Race, which premiered on the network. She finished in second place and won the Miss Congeniality award during the first season’s reunion special.
Nina’s participation on the show, which was generated by its publicity, brought many new opportunities to perform at various national and international LGBT events including Denver Pride, San Juan Pride, Chicago Pride, and Vancouver Pride. Besides his participation in RuPaul’s Drag Race, he has also performed on the popular Puerto Rican television program Objetivo Fama, which airs throughout the United States and Latin America.
Flowers joined the cast of Logo’s new reality series RuPaul’s Drag U in early 2010. On July 19, 2010, this summer replacement series premiered. Nina was one of 12 past Drag Race contestants in the season-one cast of RuPaul’s Drag Race: All-Stars, which on October 22, 2012, premiered on the Logo network. On October 28, 2012, forming Team Brown Flowers along with contestant Tammie Brown, both contestants were eliminated in the second episode of the series which aired.
Nina Flowers Music
Flowers released his first dance single “Loca”, in December 2009, in collaboration with DJ Ranny which is available for purchase via iTunes and other commercial music sites. Some notable remixers such as William Umana, Joe Gauthreaux, and Manny Lehman have remixed the singles.
The week of 30 January 2010, the single reached its highest spot (#15) on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play. Continuing his first successful venture in the dance music industry, Flowers released his first EP of original songs on July 15, 2010. Titled Start Your Engines, the album is a compilation of six tracks that Flowers and producer/remixer William Umana produced. “Locas in da House,” the first single utilizes his trademark catchphrase in a tribal house anthem.
Flowers released his dance single “I’m Feelin Flowers” in January 2011, which he produced in collaboration with Miami-based deejay/producer DJ MDW. On July 31, 2012, his single “Rock the Beat” was released. More music is in the offing from Nina Flowers 2019.
Nina Flowers EPs
Start Your Engines
With William Umana
Start Your Engines (Remixes)
With William Umana
Nina Flowers Singles
2011, I’m Feeling Flowers.
2011, Tip, as Featured artist for William Umana.
2011, Bailar, With DJ MDW.
2012, Rock The Beat, With William Umana.
2013, The Queens, With DJ MDW and VButterfly La Mariposa.
2013, Cafre, Featured artist for Cindel.
2013, Tekila, Featured artist for Armenta Violinist.
2015, Drums (For The Diva), Featured artist for Peter Presta.
2015, My House, Featured artist for Alan Capetillo.
2016, Beat It, Bitch
2016, Subelo, Featured artist for Erich Ensastigue & DJ CARLOS G.
2016 Damelo, With Erick Ibiza.
2016, Flow, Featured artist for Obra Primitiva.
2016, Intersection, With Jossep Garcia.
2016, Intensity, Featured artist for Jersy Beeats & Erick Martell.
2016, Eternal, With DJ Goozo and Jr Loppez.
2016, De Tin Marin de Do Pingue, Featured artist for Armenta Violinist.
2016, Deranged, Featured artist for Jesus Montañez.
2016, International Superstar, Featured artist for Paulo Pacheco.
2017, La Bomba, Featured artist for Daniel Castillo.
2017, Dreams, Featured artist for Ralph Oliver.
2017, Tambores, Featured artist for Bio Zounds.