Jujubee is the stage name of Airline Inthyrath, an American drag queen and reality television personality from Boston, Massachusetts. Airline is of Thai and Laotian ancestry, something he has shown great pride in. He is best known as a contestant on Season 2 of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Airline appeared on the show as Jujubee when he was 25 and was second runner-up. Jujubee served as drag professors on RuPaul’s Drag U, a spin-off of Drag Race that premiered on the Logo network in June 2010.
He was also nominated for a 2010 NewNowNext Award for “Most Addictive Reality Star.” He is fluent in Thai and utilized words in that language when he told fellow contestants about how his uncle called him kathoey, meaning “Lady boy,” and then again during the “reading” challenge. A longtime resident of Boston, Massachusetts, Airline lives with his partner Christopher. Since Drag Race, Jujubee has been performing throughout the United States as part of the RuPaul’s Drag Race Tour. He also appeared in the music video for RuPaul’s song “Jealous of My Boogie.”