Jerick Hoffer Wiki Biography
Jerick Hoffer was born on 18 September 1987, in Portland, Oregon USA, of Jewish and Russian descent. Jerick is a drag performer, singer and actor, best known for performing under the drag persona Jinkx Monsoon, a name derived from a character in the sitcom “Absolutely Fabulous. He is also the winner of the fifth season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race”. All of his endeavors have helped put his net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Jinkx Monsoon? As of late-2017, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $650,000, mostly earned through success in drag. He’s been active in the industry since 2010, which has included various music videos and releasing albums. As he continues his career, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.
Jinkx Monsoon Net Worth $650,000
During middle school, Jerick came out as gay and would appear in his first drag performance at the age of 15 at the Escape nightclub. He was educated at Grant High School and after matriculating, attended Cornish College of the Arts where he also worked as a janitor to pay his way in college. He graduated in 2010 with a degree in theatre, and as a summa cum laude. Later on, he would start to identify as more gender ambiguous or gender fluid.
Hoffer then moved to Portland and started to pursue a career in entertainment, appearing in various webisodes for “Funny or Die” entitled “Monsoon Season”. This led to the creation of the character Jinkx Monson, who is a near-psychotic, substance addled and overbearing mother. In 2011 the character would appear in the film entitled “Waxie Moon in Fallen Jewel”, which would premier in Seattle two years later. He also appeared in the musical entitled “Spring Awakening” ,which garnered mixed reviews from critics due to Hoffer’s portrayal of his role. He then starred in another musical, entitled “RENT”, before in 2013 appearing in another production called “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”, and then in the musical “Hairspray”, playing Velma Von Tussle. His net worth increased significantly thanks to all of these opportunities.
Jerick was rewarded as one of the “Artists of the Year” by “City Arts Magazine”, and he then appeared in an episode of “Blue Bloods”. He became a part of a YouTube project called “Drag Becomes Him” which is a play on the film “Death Becomes Her”; the film explores his life in drag, and was later turned into a full length film which was successfully funded through Kickstarter. One of his most notable appearances was a part in the fifth season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race”, in which he would hold the record for most consecutive weeks at the top, eventually leading to his win. Thanks to his success, his net worth further increased.
For his personal life, any of Jerick’s romantic relationships are kept strictly private. According to one interview, his inspiration comes from his mother, and various comedians including Sarah Silverman. The name Monsoon is”.
|Date Of Birth
|September 18, 1987
|Place Of Birth
|Portland, Oregon USA
|Grant High School, Cornish College of the Arts
|The Inevitable Album, ReAnimated
|Drag Becomes Him, Waxie Moon in Fallen Jewel, RuPaul’s Drag Race, Capitol Hill