Jessica Wild in 2017
José David Sierra|
June 10, 1980
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Reality television personality
Wild was born in San Juan but raised in Caguas, Puerto Rico. He is the youngest of three siblings. He started his drag career at local San Juan gay venues such as Krash (also known as Eros) and Starz. His drag name comes from a girl whom he dated as a teenager and "Wild" comes from his amazing dance performances.
Wild won an on-line vote to become a cast member of the second season of Logo's popular reality series, RuPaul's Drag Race, which premiered on the network in February 2010. He was eliminated in the seventh episode of the season, which first aired on March 22, 2010.
Besides his participation on RuPaul's Drag Race, Wild (along with season one contestant Nina Flowers) has performed on the popular Puerto Rican television program Objetivo Fama, which airs throughout the United States and Latin America. He also has made appearances on No te Duermas and other local television programs and specials. He was in a commercial for Absolut Vodka among a series with other season two queens in 2011. In August 2015, Wild, along with 29 other Drag Queens, performed live with Miley Cyrus at the MTV VMAS.
Since appearing on RuPaul's Drag Race, Wild appeared in a music video for the popular reggaeton band Calle 13, and fielded offers to record a dance/techno music album. He has performed live with Puerto Rican rock band Rebeldía.
In January 2011, Wild (in collaboration with DJ Ranny) released his first dance single "You Like it Wild," which is available for purchase via iTunes and many commercial music sites. The single debuted at number forty-two on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs, before peaking at number thirty. In addition, he recorded a duet with the Mexican singer Fedro entitled "Maquillaje" 'which is part of the singer's new album. He has also performed on stage with Mexican singer Gloria Trevi.