The Kennedy Center

Beyonce' * Riley Knoxx


Riley Knoxx- When Knoxx was 5 years old she ran around the house with a pillowcase on her head and flashlight in her hand pretending it was a microphone singing Whitney Houston songs. From then until now it was always clear to her what she wanted to be when she grow up and everyone around her thought it was clear also. 

For the last 18 years Riley has been working really hard, studying and polishing her act until they gleamed with perfection. 

In 2003 Beyonce released her first solo album and after performing the song "Crazy In Love" at a friend's birthday party Riley quickly became known as "DC's own Beyonce". Over the years Riley studied Beyonce's stage Act from the way she walks, to the facial expressions, the way she does her makeup, and all of her choreography.

Knoxx has been featured on many reality shows such as R&B Divas and Drag City DC. She has performed with and for politicians and celebrities around the country such as Jennifer Hudson, Mýa, Miley Cyrus, Deborah Cox, Faith Evans, Andy Cohen, and Anderson Cooper.

Riley Knoxx Masters the impersonation of one of the greatest entertainers of our time on stages like, the Kennedy Center the historic Howard Theater, where she has perform to sold-out audiences over 22 times.

Watch Past Performances

Video 6/5/2019: A Drag Salute to Divas and Devos

A Drag Salute to Divas and Devos is a revue showcasing the impersonations of the world’s top musical legends, including Tina Turner, Beyoncé, Whitney Houston, Cardi B., Marvin Gaye, and Lady Gaga. The company also produces lip sync stage plays that include The Wiz Twisted, Eba- Queeta Scrooge, Dreamgirls, and Waiting To Exhale. Salute to Divas celebrates diversity and individuality in hopes of inspiring millions to embrace their differences.

This performance will be sign-interpreted!

 Beyonce' * Riley Knoxx