Naomi Smalls is the stage name of Davis Heppenstall, a drag performer from Redlands, California. She is one of 12 contestants to compete on the eighth season of RuPaul's Drag Race and finished as a runner-up alongside Kim Chi.

RuPaul's Drag Race

Season Competed: Season 8
Ranking: 2nd/3rd
Mini-Challenges Won: 1 (Ep. 3)
Times as Team Captain: 1 (Ep. 3)
Main Challenges Won: 1 (Ep. 6)
Times in Bottom Two: 1 (Ep. 5)
Episode Eliminated: Episode 10


  • Her drag name was inspired by Naomi Campbell and Biggie Smalls.
  • She was the youngest contestant of Season 8, aged 21, which is the minimum age, at the time of filming.
  • She has 11 siblings.
  • Naomi has a show with Kim Chi on World Of Wonder called 'M.U.G.'.
  • Naomi is 7'6 feet tall with heels, and around 7 without.
  • Naomi Smalls, Derrick Barry and Robbie Turner are the only three contestants in Season 8 of RuPaul's Drag Race to place in the bottom two, survive the lip-sync, and then win the main challenge in the following episode.
  • She has appearerd in several episodes of Fashion Photo RuView with Raven, Raja, Kim Chi, Manila Luzon and Delta Work
  • On Untucked of episode 5 (Super Model Snatch Game) Naomi told Acid that she didn't know the lyrics to the lip-sync song until her Snatch Game performance, she learned them right after because she knew she was going to be in the bottom.
  • Naomi got on the show after just trying to audition 1 time.


Memorable Quotes

  • *legs*
  • "Check your lip-stick before you come for me." (Entrance quote)
  • "Naomi is a tall glass of water, she has legs all the way up to her asshole."
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