Naomi Smalls at RuPaul's DragCon LA 2018
Redlands, California, U.S.
|Height||1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)|
Naomi Smalls is the stage name of American drag queen Davis Heppenstall. She is known for appearing on the eighth season of RuPaul's Drag Race, where she was runner-up, and on RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars season 4 where she reached the final and finished as a runner-up.
The name Naomi Smalls comes from supermodel Naomi Campbell and rapper Biggie Smalls. Smalls was announced as one of twelve contestants for the eighth season of RuPaul's Drag Race on February 1, 2016. She was in the bottom two in the fifth episode where she played Tiffany Pollard for the annual "Snatch Game" competition. She lip synced to "Causing a Commotion" by Madonna against Acid Betty and won. She won the sewing challenge the following episode, where she designed an outfit for one of the Little Women: LA casmembers. She reached the final three in the season, but lost to Bob the Drag Queen, and tied with Kim Chi for runner-up.
Outside of Drag Race, Smalls was a co-host with Kim Chi for the WoWPresents internet series M.U.G. where they critique queens makeup looks. She makes recurring appearances on the internet series "Fashion Photo Ruview" filling in for Raja or Raven.
On November 8, 2018, it was announced that Smalls would be returning to compete in the fourth season of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars. She was in the bottom for the roast of Lady Bunny but won against Gia Gunn in a Lipsync in the LaLaPaRuZa to keep her place. She was in the bottom the following episode, but was saved by Latrice Royale. She won the makeover challenge, becoming the first ever queen to win two makeover challenges and eliminated front-runner Manila Luzon from the competition. Smalls reached the final, and finished as a runner-up.
Smalls released a music video for her first single, "Pose", on December 16, 2018.
|2016||RuPaul's Drag Race||Herself||Contestant, Runner-Up|
|2018–2019||RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars||Contestant, Runner-Up|
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