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D.J. "Shangela" Pierce

Actor, Drag Performer & Co-Host of HBO’s “We’re Here”

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D.J. "Shangela" Pierce Biography

Actor and Performer D.J. “Shangela” Pierce can currently be seen starring as a co-host and producer of the Emmy-nominated HBO series “We’re Here.” Famous for his phrase “Halleloo,” Pierce has created a number of live drag shows combining his performance and comedy talents.

As Shangela, she has performed on six of the seven continents and is recognized as the first contestant to compete on three separate seasons of the Emmy award-winning reality series “Rupaul's Drag Race.” Shangela has also guest starred on network television series including "Glee,” “The Mentalist,” “X-Files,” “A Black Lady Sketch Show,” and “Katy Keene” and has appeared in several feature films, including A Star Is Born with Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper.

In 2019, Shangela was recognized as part of the prestigious TIME 100 Next List and named one of “The Most Powerful Drag Queens in America” by New York Magazine.

Pierce remains involved with various charities including his own Feed The Queens initiative which provided over $100,000 in food grants to out of work drag entertainers in 2020. In addition, he was the keynote speaker and performer at the SMU LGBTQ Symposium, which provides a platform to spotlight the voices, experiences, research, and creativity of the LGBT community on the SMU campus and beyond.

A native of Paris, Texas, Pierce graduated with honors from Southern Methodist University where he currently serves as an advisory Board Member. He resides in Los Angeles and is a very proud gay Uncle.

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like D.J. "Shangela" Pierce for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for D.J. "Shangela" Pierce, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for D.J. "Shangela" Pierce or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK D.J. "Shangela" Pierce?

    Booking fees for D.J. "Shangela" Pierce, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire D.J. "Shangela" Pierce, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR D.J. "Shangela" Pierce?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like D.J. "Shangela" Pierce for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book D.J. "Shangela" Pierce for your next private or corporate function.
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Actor, Drag Performer & Co-Host of HBO’s “We’re Here”

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D.J. "Shangela" Pierce Biography

Actor and Performer D.J. “Shangela” Pierce can currently be seen starring as a co-host and producer of the Emmy-nominated HBO series “We’re Here.” Famous for his phrase “Halleloo,” Pierce has created a number of live drag shows combining his performance and comedy talents.

As Shangela, she has performed on six of the seven continents and is recognized as the first contestant to compete on three separate seasons of the Emmy award-winning reality series “Rupaul's Drag Race.” Shangela has also guest starred on network television series including "Glee,” “The Mentalist,” “X-Files,” “A Black Lady Sketch Show,” and “Katy Keene” and has appeared in several feature films, including A Star Is Born with Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper.

In 2019, Shangela was recognized as part of the prestigious TIME 100 Next List and named one of “The Most Powerful Drag Queens in America” by New York Magazine.

Pierce remains involved with various charities including his own Feed The Queens initiative which provided over $100,000 in food grants to out of work drag entertainers in 2020. In addition, he was the keynote speaker and performer at the SMU LGBTQ Symposium, which provides a platform to spotlight the voices, experiences, research, and creativity of the LGBT community on the SMU campus and beyond.

A native of Paris, Texas, Pierce graduated with honors from Southern Methodist University where he currently serves as an advisory Board Member. He resides in Los Angeles and is a very proud gay Uncle.

D.J. "Shangela" Pierce Videos

  • What Did Lady Gaga Give to D.J. “Shangela” Pierce? | WWHL
    D.J. “Shangela” Pierce talks about her life in drag and working with Lady Gaga and says the thoughtful thing Lady Gaga gave to her.
  • TIME100 Talks With D.J. "Shangela" Pierce
    Feed the Queens is a new initiative started by D.J. "Shangela" Pierce to provide food aid to struggling drag artists who have been out of work during...
  • Conversations at Home with D.J. Shangela Pierce of WE'RE HERE
    \A Q&A with D.J. Shangela Pierce of WE'RE HERE. Moderated by Carla Sosenko.

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  • How to book D.J. "Shangela" Pierce?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like D.J. "Shangela" Pierce for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for D.J. "Shangela" Pierce, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for D.J. "Shangela" Pierce or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book D.J. "Shangela" Pierce?

    Booking fees for D.J. "Shangela" Pierce, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire D.J. "Shangela" Pierce, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for D.J. "Shangela" Pierce?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like D.J. "Shangela" Pierce for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book D.J. "Shangela" Pierce for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent D.J. "Shangela" Pierce or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for D.J. "Shangela" Pierce or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

D.J. "Shangela" Pierce is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book D.J. "Shangela" Pierce for your event is $50,000 - $100,000. D.J. "Shangela" Pierce generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Dyllón Burnside, Karamo Brown, Billy Porter, Leslie Odom Jr. and Angelica Ross. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling D.J. "Shangela" Pierce for an upcoming live or virtual event.

D.J. "Shangela" Pierce Speaker Videos

  • What Did Lady Gaga Give to D.J. “Shangela” Pierce? | WWHL
    D.J. “Shangela” Pierce talks about her life in drag and working with Lady Gaga and says the thoughtful thing Lady Gaga gave to her.
    TIME100 Talks With D.J. "Shangela" Pierce
    Feed the Queens is a new initiative started by D.J. "Shangela" Pierce to provide food aid to struggling drag artists who have been out of work during Covid-19.
  • Conversations at Home with D.J. Shangela Pierce of WE'RE HERE
    \A Q&A with D.J. Shangela Pierce of WE'RE HERE. Moderated by Carla Sosenko.
    Jenifer Lewis​ in conversation with D.J. "Shangela​" Pierce | LiveTalksLA
    Jenifer Lewis​ in conversation with D.J. "Shangela​" Pierce at Live Talks Los Angeles​ discussing her memoir, "The Mother of Black Hollywood." Talk took place at the Bootleg Theater​ on...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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