Gottmik is the stage name of Kade Gottlieb, a drag performer, reality TV star, and makeup artist based in Los Angeles, California. She is a contestant on Season 13 of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Gottlieb he the pronouns She/Her when in a Drag and He/Him when out of Drag. She is also famous for her advanced skills in the make-up field.
Being the first-ever transgender man to compete in the Drag Race, she is very determined to win the competition bit by bit. Her appearance has also made her the show’s first AFAB drag queen.
She also becomes the first contestant on the show to have a top surgery while competing. When she was a judge on the 1st season of Quen of Drags, she had Heidi Klum’s makeup. In addition, she was painted several Drag Race alumni including Shangela.
Gottlieb is 24 years old as of 2020. She was born on August 19, 1996, in Scottsdale, AZ, the United States of America. Her real name is Kade Gottlieb and she celebrates her birthday on August 19th every year.
Gottlieb stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Kade has a cousin Lauren Gottlieb, a renowned dancer. However, she keeps her family life private and hence has not disclosed details about her parents or siblings.
There has not been any detail concerning her dating history. However, this field will be updated as soon as the information is available.
Gottmik is a transgender man. She revealed her identity during her conversation with Gay Times.
In this, she said, “I’ve known my whole life that something felt different. When I was a child, I only wanted the Happy Meal with the boy toy, and I only wanted to wear the boy uniform to school. Society told me I was just a tom-boy, but it wasn’t until I was 18 when I finally got the right group of friends around me that allowed me to be myself and come to terms with the fact that I was transgender.”
Gottmik RuPaul’s Drag Race
Gottmik is one of the 13 queens contesting in season 13 of the long-running competition series RuPaul’s Drag Race. This cast was announced on December 2, 2019, via Twitter and YouTube. However, the casting closed on January 24, 2020. On August 20, 2020, it was announced that the 13th season had been ordered by VH1.
The 13th season features the first transman to ever feature on the show, Gottmik. In addition, the upcoming season of Drag race Uk features two non-binary queens.
The thirteen queens are set to hit the runway and contest for the “America’s Next Drag Superstar” title. This title comes with a package of $100,000. Season 13 is set to kick off on January 1, 2021, at 8 PM ET|PT on VH1. It will simulcast on The CW, MTV, MTV2, PopTV, and Logo.
The other contestants in the 13th season of RuPaul’s Drag Queen contest are;
- Elliott with 2 Ts
- Joey Jay
- Kahmora Hall
- Kandy Muse
- Lala Ri
- Olivia Lux
- Tamisha Iman
- Tina Burner
- Utica Queen
Gottmik Net Worth
As of 2021, Gottlieb is estimated at a net worth of between $100k-$500k.
Gottlieb works as a makeup artist based in Los Angeles, California. She has worked with several celebrities and Drag Race alumni such as Heidi Klum on Queen of Drags Season 1, Shangela, and Brooke Lynn Hytes.