The Woman Behind The Makeup: Courtney Act

Makeup And Music…What More Could You Want?

There’s no denying that this makeup transformation is absolutely marvelous, but let’s meet the person behind the makeup. Shane Gilberto Jenny, better known by his stage name Courtney Act, is an Australian entertainer who got his big break on Australian Idol.

According to Courtney’s website, Shane got was the first openly queer and gender diverse contestant on talent reality show in the world. In 2003, the Sydney-native audition for Australian Idol and made it on. Then, showed up the next day as Courtney Act and a star was born. Courtney now lives in Los Angeles, California, and has been featured on the hit TV show, “Ru Paul’s Drag Race.” This video gives us a look into what the transformation looks like, and we get to listen to some awesome music, too!

As Courtney says herself on her website, “gender is at the forefront of pop culture, the world is awakening to the idea that everything may not just be black and white. Courtney Act is an emerging artist who captures this zeitgeist.”

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