Katya Zamolodchikova
Katya Zamolodchikova
Celebrated Name: Katya Zamolodchikova
Real Name/Full Name: Brian Joseph McCook
Gender: Female
Age: 42 years old
Birth Date: May 01, 1982
Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 5 ft 9 in
Weight: 66kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Husband/Spouse (Name): No
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Katya Zamolodchikova Lesbian/Gay?: Yes
Profession: Drag Queen, Comedian, Actor, and Reality Television Personality
Salary: No
Net Worth in 2024: $4 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Katya Zamolodchikova is a famous drag queen, actor, and comedian. She is known for reality show RuPaul Drag Race. She established her drag character Katya in the show. After the show, she adopted the persona of the drag queen.

She is known for web series named UNHhhh and The Trixie & Katya Show. The actress hosts the show with drag queen Trixie Mattel. Katya talked about sexual orientation often.  The full name of a drag queen is Yekaterina Petrovna Zamolodchikova.

Maybe you know about Katya Zamolodchikova very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Katya Zamolodchikova’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

She was born on May 01, 1982, in Boston, Massachusetts, the United States, as Brian Joseph McCook. She studied from Boston University. After one year, she transferred from Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

Brian studied video and performance art in the studio for Interrelated Media. She has a minor in psychology. The actor has an elder and younger sister. The ethnicity of the drag queen is Irish. She raised Catholic.

Personal Life

In 2018, Katya announced a break from her drag career from mental health reasons. In 2019 sparing, the comedy tour of Katya was postponed. The drag racer announced that her tour would be renamed due to her recovery. In her podcast, Katya talked about her break in detail, and she suffered a psychotic break. Before entering into a rehabilitation center in Arizona, she lived with her family in Massachusetts.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on May 01 1982, Katya Zamolodchikova is 42 years old as of today’s date 19th July 2024. Her height is 5 ft 9 in tall, and her weight is 66 kg.


She starts taking an interest in cross-dressing at an early age. Brain organized a drag show in which she became a Russian lady. The performance of Katy highly praised. She created the drag queen character Katya their which later became her alter-ego. The character of Katya represents a high-class Russian prostitute with a dark sense of humor.  The name of the Russian character based on Brian’s favorite gymnasts, Elena Zamolodchikova. Her professor highly inspires her.

Brains take inspiration from female comedians like Tracy Ullman, Maria Bamford, and Any Sedaris. The actress starts learning Russian language classes. She works very hard to learn Russian accents so that the character can be incredible. The first drag performance of Brain was in Worcester. The actress made her debut in a monthly drag show named Perestroika hosted at Jacques Cabaret. She starts receiving accolades in the local drag arena. Brain performed on tracts of artists like Alla Pugacheva and Glukoza. The songs get popular in gay clubs.

The artist received breakthrough after appearing in Logo Tv’s LGBT reality series Rupaul’s Drag Race seventh season. Katya auditioned four times for the show. She eliminated in the eleventh episode of the show.  At the time of elimination, Katya was in fifth place. The elimination of the artist was very controversial because she was the personal contentment of viewers.

She did not win the competition but received the title of Miss Congeniality. Later she passed her title to Cynthia Lee Fontaine. She participated in All-Star’s second season, which is a spin-off of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Katya was runner-up in the show. She became an entrepreneur and starter her venture. In March 2016, she released web series named UNHhhh on her YouTube Channel World of Wonder. The artist performed in album Christmas Queens.

In 2017, she announced her show named The Trixie & Katya Show on the Viceland channel. Katya became social media stars. Katya has more than 168 thousand subscribers. She worked in several web series named RuGrets, reflections, Drag 101, Total recall, and Irregardlessly Trish. In 2018, the actress worked in Hurricane Bianca: From Russia with Hate.

Katya is the host of the podcast named Whimsicall Volatile with Craig MacNeil. The actress is the owner of the website. Katya use drugs in the past and went to rehabilitation at Serenity Care Centre.

Awards & Achievements

In 2020, the Katya won The Queeties award in Drag Royalty category.

Net Worth& Salary of Katya Zamolodchikova in 2024

Katya Zamolodchikova Net Worth
Katya Zamolodchikova Net Worth

As of July 2024, The net worth of Katya Zamolodchikova is $4 million. She has more than 1.7 million on Instagram. Katya earns $1000 per Instagram post. The actress earned her net worth as a reality television personality and drag queen.

Katya worked in television and web series. The website of Brain sells online merchandise to fans. In 2019, she hosted the show with Trixie Mattel on Netflix YouTube channel.  She used drugs before, but now Katya is drug-free.

Katya is the drag persona of Brian. She is an American favorite drag queen. Brain stole $20,000 from the shop due to her crystal meth addiction. Katya is now a drug-free person.


  1. There are a lot of mistakes, 1 he does not identify as female, 2 he is not straight, 3 he is most certainly gay. This just needs a lit of cleaning up. Thanks for the article.


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