Honey Davenport is a drag queen, performer, member of the band Electrohoney and former contestant RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 11. Their name was inspired by the inscription Mama Ru gave them at a book signing for her autobiography and they were later adopted into the Davenport family by The Lady Deja Davenport.
Davenport is said to be the crown jewel of the New York City drag scene and is one of three Season 11 contestants hailing from the House of Davenport. Under the mentorship of Sahara Davenport, a RuPaul’s Drag Race alumni, Davenport has appeared in various off-Broadway plays and over has 18 pageant crowns to their name. They are the winner of six Glam Awards and were named 2020 GIANT Fest Music Artist of the Year.
With over a decade of experience in the entertainment industry, the West Philadelphia native has left an indelible mark on the New York City nightlife scene and beyond, touring the world as a singer, dancer, actor, drag superstar, and club DJ. They are a recording artist and vocal activist whose music speaks to the experiences of the oppressed, calling for social justice and equality for all.
Davenport has appeared as a guest panelist on VH1’s Black Girl Beauty, will appear in the feature-length film God Save the Queens. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Davenport’s digital content was featured in Rolling Stones, Pink News and Billboard, who called them a “practical master class” for their work in advancing the narrative on racial and social justice.