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RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars season 7: release date, cast and everything we know about the reality series

Cast of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars season 7
(Image credit: Richard Phibbs/Paramount+)

Only winners need apply for RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars season 7, the latest edition of the reality competition that pits fan favorites from the different spinoffs of RuPaul’s Drag Race and is now available on Paramount Plus. Part of the Emmy-winning reality franchise, here is everything you need to know about RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars season 7. 

When is the RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars season 7 release date?

Fans can now watch RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars season 7, as it premiered on Friday, May 20, on Paramount Plus. The first two episodes of the season are available as of May 20, with the remaining episodes then being released weekly.

The season premiere of the reality series also has its own special airing on VH1 and the RuPaul's Drag Race YouTube account. The special, Countdown to All Stars 7: You're a Winner Baby, sees fan-favorite contestants react to some of the season 7 cast members' most memorable moments. The special airs May 20 at 8 pm ET/PT.  

This is the second season for RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars to be released exclusively on Paramount Plus, following five seasons when it aired on VH1.

When Paramount Plus launches in new international markets in June, RuPaul's Drag Race All-Stars season 7 will be available to watch.

What is the RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars season 7 premise?

RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars sees fan favorites from past seasons and different iterations of the reality franchise compete against each other in a drag battle royale. Season 7 will do something brand new, as it only features past winners from the different shows. Eight queens return to compete for the title of "Queen of All Queens" and a cash prize of $200,000. 

Who is in the RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars season 7 cast?

The cast of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars season 7 will feature eight previous winners from different seasons and spinoffs of the reality show. Here is who will be competing for the title "Queen of All Queens."

  • Jaida Essence Hall, RuPaul’s Drag Race season 12 
  • Jinkx Monsoon, RuPaul’s Drag Race season 5 
  • Monét X Change, RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars season 4 
  • Raja, RuPaul’s Drag Race season 3 
  • Shea Couleé, RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars season 5 
  • Trinity the Truck, RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars season 4 
  • The Vivienne, RuPaul’s Drag Race UK season 1 
  • Yvie Oddly, RuPaul’s Drag Race season 11 

Here are pictures of all the season 7 contestants:

RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars trailer

Get a first look at RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars season 7 with trailers for the show right here:

How to watch RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars

As a Paramount Plus original, you need to subscribe to the Paramount Plus streaming service to watch RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars season 7. There are two subscription options for Paramount Plus, an ad-supported and an ad-free version; RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars will be available to subscribers of either plan. 

Michael Balderston is a DC-based entertainment and assistant managing editor for What to Watch, who has previously written about the TV and movies with TV Technology, Awards Circuit and regional publications. Spending most of his time watching new movies at the theater or classics on TCM, some of Michael's favorite movies include Casablanca, Moulin Rouge!, Silence of the Lambs, Children of Men, One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest and Star Wars. On the TV side he enjoys Peaky Blinders, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Saturday Night Live, Only Murders in the Building and is always up for a Seinfeld rerun.