Here is a diva with several numbers one hits, all of whom are radio disc jockey, author, astute businesswoman, mother, a media personality, and judge on a television show. Michelle Visage is a darling with a good soul, and here we will learn previously unknown facts about her, her husband, and other interesting things about one of America’s best TV actresses to know.
Michelle Visage’s Bio
Her birth name is Michelle Lynn Shupack and she was born on September 20, 1986, in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, United States of America.
Michelle Visage began her high school studies at an art-oriented high school in South Plainfield, New Jersey, from where she studied at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) in Manhattan. Immediately after graduating, Michelle Visage embarked on a trip to New York to begin her career as an actress, which she has continued to pursue over the years.
The lady from New Jersey, fresh out of school, auditioned for her first job in an all-girl music group called Seduction. She got a place in the group and joined the dance vocal trio that was signed to A&M Records in 1990. Under the direction of Robert Clivilles and David Cole, the group had many dance hits such as Two to Make It Right, Nothing Matters Without Love before they split up.
After the split, she worked as a guest singer with freestyle dancer TKA and performed on the song Crash (Have Some Fun). Later Michelle Visage joined another dance group put together by Clivilles & Cole called The S.O.U.L. S.Y.S.T.E.M. The group had a cover version of Bill Withers’ song Lovely Day and called their song It’s Gonna Be a Lovely Day. The song did impressively well when it peaked at number 34 on the Billboard Hot 100 in January 1993.
Michelle Visage continued her music career, appearing in songs such as With Bells On, Hard Candy Christmas, with RuPaul on the 1997 album Ho, Ho, Ho. The talented entertainer also appeared in the song Manila Radio (Interlude) in The Eternal Queen with Manila Luzon in 2014, in addition to another song in which she appeared with RuPaul – Let the Music Play in the album Born Naked. Her most recent musical work was with RuPaul in the 2016 song Category Is… found in the album Butch Queen.
Although Michelle Visage is better known for her work on television, she also worked with Hot 92 Jamz (KHHT) in Los Angeles as co-host of The Jamz Session from 2002 to 2005. After her time there, she returned to New York City to co-host The Morning Mix on WNEW-FM, which she did until December 2006. In addition to these two, Michelle Visage worked as a co-host of The Morning Show on SUNNY 104.3 in West Palm Beach, Florida, 93.9 MIA in Miami as host of the new MIA Morning Show. On April 9, 2014, she began co-hosting the weekly podcast RuPaul: What’s The Tee, where they interview celebrities, discuss their lives and talk about RuPaul’s Drag Race.
In 1996 she made her debut on a television show when she became co-host of RuPaul’s VH1 talk shows The RuPaul Show. Apart from that, from 1996 to 2002, the AMDA graduate hosted the WKTU morning show where RuPaul and VH1 covered the 1998 Grammys on the red carpet, and in 2002 the re-release party for Grease’s 25th anniversary was held. She became a judge for the first season of Ireland’s Got Talent, which was broadcast on TV3 in February 2018.
Who is Her Husband (David Case)?
The talented television personality is married to David Case and both are parents of two girls – Lillie Case Visage, born in 2000, and Lola Case Visage, born in 2002.
David Case is an experienced writer who has worked as an actor in New York City for many years. He took some time off the screen to raise his children with his wife, and it is said that he is making a comeback as an actor after 15 years of absence.
Not much has been written about him because he was mostly not in the spotlight while he was taking care of his children. Since he will make a comeback, we will keep you informed about the latest news about him.
Other Facts You Need To Know
- Michelle’s birth sign is Virgo.
- She is an advocate of equal rights for homosexual couples.
Michelle Visage won a Madonna similarity contest when she was 16 years old.
- In 2015 she won the Straight Ally Award at the Icon Awards Gala in Glasgow.
- She is an Anglophile and a big fan of British television.
- When asked about the secret of her beauty, she replied that “water is the key to everything” and that one should live and enjoy life.