Known for being one of the "Heathers" (a clique composed of Raja, Carmen Carrera, Manila Luzon, and Delta Work; taking its name from the popular cult film, Heathers), his attitude and numerous challenge wins were often criticized by other contestants.
In the final episode, after a lip sync battle with Manila Luzon, Raja was declared the winner of the show's third season and crowned "America's Next Drag Superstar".
"We were looking into it really for tax breaks and financial things," the star explained.
Perhaps the pair has been able to keep this secret to themselves because when Ru Paul is not gracing the small screen, he's away from the spotlight with his husband on a 50,000-acre ranch in Wyoming.
Since appearing on Ru Paul's Drag Race, Honard has toured and performed consistently, appearing in Ru Paul's Drag Race Battle of the Seasons shows, the Drag Stars at Sea cruises, custom one-woman shows such as a Stevie Nicks tribute called "Stevie Forever", a cabaret show called "Red for Filth", and a holiday show called "Blue Christmas".
Honard has since pursued a music career, and released a string of singles, namely "Ru Girl", "Your Makeup Is Terrible", and "Nails".
It helps that he also makes a quite staggeringly beautiful woman.
Ru Paul's drag persona of benevolent but powerful pageant queen has helped to bring drag into the mainstream through pop culture cameos and later, his own shows.
His clientele has included several celebrities including Pamela Anderson, Tyra Banks, Dita Von Teese, Paulina Porizkova, Iman, and Twiggy.
Since 2009, Amrull has been make-up artist to singer Adam Lambert for print media, live U. appearances and Lambert's international 2010 Glam Nation Tour.
Presenting his drag alter-ego Raja, Amrull auditioned for the third season of the reality program, which included an endorsement from Adam Lambert on his audition video.
The television personality and his boyfriend met on the dance floor at NYC's famous former club, The Limelight, in 1994 on Georges' birthday.
As a full-circle moment, they wed on the 23rd anniversary of when they met this year.
The 51-year-old star might have spent many quality years with Jimmy the donkey, but when it comes to really capturing Ru's heart, that honor goes to a man with a bit of cowboy in him.
VIEW THE PHOTOS: Celebs Who Moved To Splitsville In 2012 " data-reactid="27"VIEW THE PHOTOS: Celebs Who Moved To Splitsville In 2012 "There's a man... We split up, but we've never really quite split up," he explained. He has a ranch in Wyoming."Ru said his idea of what exactly a relationship is has evolved over the years."As you get older, you realize that sort of the form that relationships take on, ones you grew up with, you grow out of that. "He is my partner for life, but if I need to have burnt toast with another gentleman other than Jimmy and Judge Judy, then so be it."VIEW THE PHOTOS: Hollywood’s Smokin’ Hot Couples " data-reactid="31"VIEW THE PHOTOS: Hollywood’s Smokin’ Hot Couples The star, who is not exactly known for his low-key ways, said he enjoys escaping to his partner's ranch and kicking off his heels and tossing aside the wigs."It's very quiet [there.] I get to read a lot, I watch a lot of movies.
Raja, also known as Raja Gemini, is the stage name of Sutan Amrull, an Asian-American make-up artist and drag performer.
Amrull is best known for his work on the reality TV show America's Next Top Model as well as being the winner of Season 3 of Ru Paul's Drag Race.
is the stage name of Justin Honard, an American drag performer and recording artist.
Alaska is best known for appearing on the fifth season of Ru Paul's Drag Race, where she was a runner-up along with Roxxxy Andrews.