A bizarre cosmic collision propelled Alaska to Earth -- and onto the fifth season of "RuPaul's Drag Race," where she finished as one of the final three contestants before returning and taking the crown as winner of "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" in 2016.As a solo artist, Alaska has released two full-length studio albums, "Anus" and "Poundcake" (reaching the No. 3 and the No. 4 spots on Billboard Dance Albums chart, respectively). As one-third of the AAA Girls (with fellow drag superstars Courtney Act and Willam), Alaska released the full-length debut album "Access All Areas." Alaska's artistic output also includes co-authoring the young adult novel "Alaska Thunderfun and The Inner Space Odyssey," which is part of the Sickening Adventures fiction series, and the Lil' Poundcake talking doll, which sold out within hours of its release. Alaska continues to tour the globe spreading her otherworldly message of love, kindness, and gender non-conformity. Her message to humankind? "If you're not wearing nails, you are not doing drag."
Music and fashion have always been intimate bedfellows, but neither world has ever heard or seen an artist and presence quite like Don Benjamin. Don Benjamin's notable model credits include serving as the face for Guess, True Religion, RocaWear, BooHoo UK, Tilly's and Pink Dolphin campaigns as well as being a finalist on the 2013 season of "America's Next Top Model." The rapper ignites slick, smart verses via an impressive flow, relaying personal stories with palpable panache. His track "Across the Sky" (featuring Nikki Flores) was featured on "Big Brother," "America's Next Top Model" and various MTV programs. It also landed on the iTunes Overall Top Songs chart, officially announcing his arrival as an artist.
Drita D'Avanzo, aka 'Lady Boss', has always been a fan favorite on VH1's hit series Mob Wives. She is known to fight for what she believes in and stand up against bullies.Drita has been featured in music videos and even dropped a remix with French Montana. In addition, she has a successful website which she sells her own mineral cosmetic line 'Lady Boss' in over 10 countries. Drita is a proud mom of two beautiful girls, happily married, and is currently writing an autobiography.
Erica Mena is an actress, author, fitness enthusiast and model. Raised in the Bronx, New York, and of Puerto Rican and Dominican decent, Erica was always in a performing arts class or activity as a child. Erica's boost of motivation came at the age of 15 shortly after she was discovered during MTV's Jennifer Lopez Lookalike contest, which she won in 2003. It wasn't long after that Erica started creating her own name, gaining some serious recognition within the industry. Erica has been featured in magazines such as Latina, People, Playboy, Us Weekly, XXL and Sports Illustrated. Her curvy physique was embraced by Playboy.com during a social media influencer spread. Erica has also been featured in print campaigns for Tommy Hilfiger, as well as being a spokesmodel for various companies domestically and internationally. Erica appeared in VH1's "Love & Hip Hop," which catapulted her into becoming a household name who captivated audiences everywhere. In 2015, Erica began branding herself by dedicating more time to her apparel line, taking it from t-shirts to ready-to-wear and everyday apparel. She also launched her jewelry collection in 2015. In June 2017, Erica guest starred in Netflix's "Master of None." Erica Mena's hard work and persistence in this game has opened up many different business endeavors and she hopes to continue on her path of growth and success.
Eva Marcille is an African-American fashion model and actress who was the winner of the third season of "America's Next Top Model." Her prizes included a CoverGirl cosmetics contract, a spread in Elle magazine and a Ford modeling contract. Eva has appeared on the cover of Brides Noir, Women's Health and Fitness, King Magazine, IONA and Essence Magazine. Her other modeling credits include CoverGirl, DKNY, Samsung, Red by Marc Ecko, Jewel Magazine, In Touch Weekly Magazine, King Magazine , IONA, UNleashed Magazine, Star Magazine, ELLE, ELLEgirl, Applebottoms and Lerner Catalog. Eva's runway shows include the Marc Bouwer Fall 2005, ELLEgirl Presents Dare to Be You: Wal-Mart Meets America's Next Top Models 2005, GharaniStrok Fall 2005, Deborah Lindquist Spring 2006, Naqada Spring 2006, the 8th Annual Models of Perfection Show 2006, Mal SirrahSprin 2006, Monarchy Collection Fall 2007 LA Fashion and Ed Hardy Fall 2007.
Miss Nikki Baby
Nikki (Nicole) Mudarris was born to Marcelle and Tony Mudarris in Los Angeles. Nikki is a well-educated woman who received her business degree with honors from the University of Southern California. She's been a part of VH1's "Love & Hip Hop Hollywood." The show's success has cemented Nikki's celebrity status. Nikki is a hard worker, and a tough but kind and caring person. Despite controversies in her personal life, Nikki remains focused on her acting career and her well-received lingerie line Nude by Nikki.
Safaree "SB" Samuels
Safaree Samuels is a lyrical virtuoso who treats each bar as a journey. His sound is a rich kaleidoscope blending true hip hop, reggae and dance hall fusion. Hailing from Flatbush, Brooklyn, Safaree is a true musical visionary who has created a new lane for himself with the release of his EP "It Is What It Is" followed by "It Is What It Is Vol. II" and "Real Yard Vibes Vol. I." His stunt culture sound (documented in his web series "All We Do Is Stunt") broadcasts loud and clear on his projects. Safaree continues to create his own success as a cast member on VH1's "Love & Hip Hop" franchise.
Sky (Jakeita) Days was born to Benjoir Days in Harlem, New York. Sky, of Haitian and Puerto Rican descent, has always been a smart, determined and strong-willed wild child whose free spirit and no-nonsense attitude made her into the optimistic, outspoken and strategic woman she is today. Working in the makeup artistry trade, Sky worked with Dex Cosmetics for NYC Fashion Week in 2000. Sky has been a monumental addition to the cast of VH1's "Black Ink Crew New York." Sky's ability to relate to the audience has helped her to become a fan favorite and further cement her celebrity status and career beyond measurable results. Not only has she had opportunities in hosting different television shows, but Sky has also become a motivational speaker/life coach to young adults, especially young ladies dealing issues like adoption, domestic violence and self-love.
Tiffany "New York" Pollard has made a big name for herself on the small screen. As a star on VH1's "Flavor of Love" and her own series "I Love New York," Tiffany is no stranger to the dating game. Tiffany was originally nicknamed "New York" by none other than Flavor Flav himself. She's known for her quotable one-liners, GIF-worthy expressions and feisty personality -- all of which helped land her on the list of VH1's 20 Greatest Celebrity Fights. Hailing from Utica, New York, this reality star has also appeared on "Famously Single," "Celebrity Big Brother," "Sharknado," "The Next: 15," "Family Therapy with Dr. Jenn" and "Brunch with Tiffany."
Jasiel "Yung Joc" Robinson is a multiplatinum Grammy Award-nominated artist, television personality and producer. His well-known hits "It's Goin' Down" and "I Know You See It" are certified platinum by the RIAA, and "1st Time" is certified gold. In 2009, Yung Joc launched his label Swagg Team Entertainment as an imprint on Sony. Since then, he also launched a publishing company called Grannyman Publications. Yung Joc joined the cast of "Love & Hip Hop Atlanta" during its third season, and he's featured on the spin-off "Leave It to Stevie." In 2017, Yung Joc took the position as radio host on Streetz 94.5's flagship show "The Streetz Morning Takeover." He has been making appearance across the nation, brandishing his comedic chops and likeable personality as a guest host on VH1's "Hip Hop Squares," WETV's "Bossip," "Wild N' Out Barbershop," Coalition DJ's" X Craft Syndicate" and "X Dutch Masters" and FX's "Snowfall."
About Scared Famous Season 1
Eva Marcille, Erica Mena, Safari Samuels, Tiffany Pollard and other celebrities discover something a whole lot scarier than the paparazzi when they take up residence in a haunted house as part of a terrifying reality competition series.