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Chad Michaels


In September 2012, Chad joined the cast of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars which pits the best Drag Queens in the business against each other. Needless to say, Chad rose to the top and became the winner of the $100,000 Grand Prize, and was the first person to be inducted into the "Drag Queen Hall of Fame!"

In 2013 you can catch Chad as part of the Absolut ad campaign and performing everywhere, adding the amazing new song by the one and only CHER, "A Woman's World," to his newest show.

Chad Michaels has dedicated 20 years to the exciting art of Celebrity Impersonation. Most notably, Chad's tribute to Cher has earned him international acclaim and granted him the opportunity to collaborate with, and entertain for, industry favorites including David Foster, Elton John, Cyndi Lauper, Christina Aguilera, Gwen Stefani, Tori Spelling, Perez Hilton, and even the Diva herself, Cher. Chad's career profile includes a two year engagement with the Las Vegas production of Norbert Aleman's "An Evening at La Cage" and tours of the UK and South America.

Television credits include The Cher E! True Hollywood Story, The Cher A&E Biography, MAD TV, Tori and Dean - Inn Love, Women's Murder Club, and Comedy Central's Gene Simmons Celebrity Roast. Chad continues to be in demand on the national night club and corporate circuit by delivering fresh and exciting re-creations to clients and audiences alike. Chad Michaels is a seasoned performer who hopes to leave you uplifted, entertained, and always wanting more!

Watch Past Performances

Video 12/1/2018: Honors Week Tribute: Cher and Reba McEntire

The nation’s #1 Cher impersonator and RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars season one winner, Chad Michaels will perform hits of the iconic and legendary Cher! Since 2010, The Capital Hearings have crafted a unique and compelling blend of cross-genre a cappella in Washington, D.C. Bringing together singers from a wide variety of musical backgrounds in tribute to Reba McEntire, they are dedicated to exceptional performances of jazz standards, Top 40 hits, and classical choral works. 

Chad Michaels