Known as a fashion model and actress, Carmen Carrera has become an icon in the entertainment industry. She has appeared on the cover of several reputed magazines and has been featured on the ramp of L.A. Fashion Week for Marco Polo. She has worked on several minor television projects.
Born in Elmwood Park, New Jersey, U.S., as Christopher Roman, Carmen Carrera was raised in New Jersey by her mother. Her father was also a transgender man, but his relationship with her mother was short-lived. She is also a member of a famous Model age group of women between the ages of 37 to 41. She is a member of the LGBT community and has been a vocal advocate for equality of all people. She has delivered inspirational speeches at various LGBTQ+ conferences and Ivy League schools.
In 2009, Carmen Carrera began a four-year relationship with Adrian Torres. The two were close for several years, and they married in a private ceremony in 2015. During their relationship, they were featured on the show Couples Therapy, which is a popular series based on Dr. Jenn Mann’s work. During this time, the two were also featured in a television commercial for travel website Orbitz. They also appeared on several episodes of the soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful. They briefly separated in 2013. They reunited in 2015 and have remained married to each other.
In the third season of the show RuPaul’s Drag Race, Carmen was one of the twelve participants competing for the title of “America’s Next Drag Superstar.” She won the first place in the Absolut Tour and a headlining spot on the show. She then was eliminated, but made a comeback on episode 12 titled ‘Jocks in Socks’. Her lip-synced version of the song ‘Superstar’ was rejected by the judges, and Carmen was then eliminated. She subsequently started transitioning and began appearing as a woman. She had to undergo multiple surgeries to achieve a more feminine figure.
When she was in the midst of her transition, she appeared as a waitress on the ABC television show Primetime: What Would You Do? She was later revealed to be a transgender person by the media. She had a brief stint as a reality television personality, but has since turned her attention to modeling. She has a large following on social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook. She has a large number of followers on each site, with more than 560,000 on Facebook and almost 400,000 on Instagram.
In addition to her acting and modeling careers, Carmen Carrera has also had a role on the television show, Logo. She has appeared on the cover of high-end magazines such as Vogue and Cosmopolitan. She is also a regular contributor to the microblogging site, Twitter.
While on the show, Carrera became a vocal critic of the treatment she was receiving. She also fought for the rights of the transgender community. Her appearances on RuPaul’s Drag Race earned her a large fan base, and her participation in the show helped her to gain fame. In the 2014 edition of the show, she became an outspoken opponent of RuPaul’s use of a derogatory term. She has also spoken out about her treatment in the media.