Leona Winter

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Leona Winter
Leona winter the voice.jpg
Leona Winter in 2019
Born
Rémy Solé

(1995-03-20) March 20, 1995 (age 24)[citation needed]
Occupation Drag queen
Years active 2014-present
Website http://www.leonawinter.fr/

Leona Winter (previously known as Miss Leona) is the stage name of Rémy Solé,[1] a French drag queen, best known for winning the second season of the Chilean reality show The Switch Drag Race, the Chilean version of RuPaul's Drag Race.

Early life

Solé was born in Ceret, south of France, and comes from Catalan heritage. He started taking dance classes when he was eight, and singing classes when he was nine at Arles-sur-Tech where his family is from. He started to take theater classes when he was twelve, and started doing drag at seventeen.[2] He resided in Barcelona before participating in The Switch.[3]

Career

In 2017, Leona Winter was the winner of the Miss Continental prelim pageant Miss Europe Continental in 2017. She was the winner of the Miss Latina Continental prelim in 2018.[4]

Leona Winter appeared as one of fifteen contestants for the second season of The Switch on March 2018.[5] She was announced the winner of the season on July 16, 2018, after beating Pavel Arámbula, Sofía Camará and Gia Gunn.[6][7]

Winter participated in the eighth season of the French version of The Voice on March 2, 2019, and joined the team of singer Jenifer and went as far as the semi-finals..[8][9][10]

Personal life

Sole is married to Lorenzo Werner.[11]

References

  1. ^ "Estas son las 13 participantes que darán vida a "The Switch 2"". Fotech.cl (in Spanish). 2016-09-14. Retrieved 2018-08-20.
  2. ^ "Remy Solé el hombre tras "Miss Leona Winter" ganadora del programa THE | Revista con estilo para hombres | Chile | Revista GMZ". Revista con estilo para hombres | Chile | Revista GMZ (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-08-20.
  3. ^ "Miss Leona, la ganadora de "The Switch 2"". Viste la Calle (in Spanish). 2018-07-16. Retrieved 2018-08-20.
  4. ^ "Leona Winter". Our Community Roots. 2018-02-12. Retrieved 2018-08-20.
  5. ^ Hornet Networks (2018-03-16). "Meet the Season 2 Queens From Chile’s Version of ‘Drag Race’". Hornet. Retrieved 2019-05-10.
  6. ^ @todotvnews. "Mega triunfa con el final de su adaptación de RuPaul's Drag Race". Todotvnews. Retrieved 2018-08-20.
  7. ^ "Comment les drag-queens se sont imposées dans la pop culture". L'Obs (in French). Retrieved 2019-05-10.
  8. ^ "Malena Ernman - La Voix Leona Winter The Voice 2019 Blind Audition". youtube (in French). Retrieved 2019-03-04.
  9. ^ "Le transformiste Léona Winter cartonne dans The Voice". Lameuse (in French). 2019-03-21. Retrieved 2019-03-23.
  10. ^ "'The Voice 8' : Leona Winter à la rescousse de Jenifer". Antenne Reunion Officiel (in French). Retrieved 2019-05-10.
  11. ^ "Remy Solé el hombre tras "Miss Leona Winter" ganadora del programa THE | Revista con estilo para hombres | Chile | Revista GMZ". Revista con estilo para hombres | Chile | Revista GMZ (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-08-20.
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