RuPaul's Drag Race Season 8
Derrick Barry gained international notoriety as a Britney Spears impersonator on “America’s Got Talent.” Growing up in Modesto, CA, Barry knew he was was born to entertain. After competing as a gymnast for 7 years, he fell in love with the theater. He performed in every single production in high school & college.
At 19, Barry was ready to see his name in lights. North Hollywood became his home for over a year while he immersed himself in the entertainment industry. After dressing as Britney Spears for Halloween, not only did he shock Britney on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, he soon had the attention of West Hollywood nightlife, Hollywood movie producers & Las Vegas show producers.
Las Vegas has been his home base since the age of 20. Barry has performed on the Las Vegas Strip for over 10 years and been featured on the cover of almost every single Vegas magazine publication. His spot on impersonation even led him to roles in Joseph Kahn’s music videos for Katy Perry & Eminem. He’s traveled the nation following Britney’s “Circus” & “Femme Fatale” tours and performed in over a dozen countries.
In addition to starring in “Divas Las Vegas,” Barry has a residency at Share Nightclub performing on Friday and/or Saturday nights. You may have most recently seen him stomping the runway in MarcoMarco’s Spring Season 2015 Collection 3 runway show for LA Fashion Week. Next up, Barry will be guest starring on USA’s DIG. He has his eyes set on film, television (SNL) & Broadway. He is also eager to share his journey with the world through reality TV & documentaries. Derrick wants to display his facets in many lights. Just like a crystal, he wants to shine in everything he does. He may be known for being Britney, but it’s time the world gets to know Derrick Barry.