After earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts in dance, she relocated to New York City, where she began performing regularly at many gay bars and nightclubs throughout the city.Davenport has been seen on television on A&E Network's 15 Films about Madonna, Voom HD's Magnificent Obsessions, and on ABC's daytime soap opera One Life to Live. Of course, drag is a notoriously gay male and able-bodied profession. She is indeed paraplegic (no, her wheelchair is not a prop—stop asking her) and a cisgender woman.
Describing her drag aesthetic, she stated, "Kim Chi is a live action anime character whose fashion aesthetic could be described as 'bionic doily.' I imagine my aura to be an array of ultra violet colors that spews glitter.Upon joining the show, she became "the first Korean drag queen to be featured on American national television." Eventually, Kim Chi made it to the top three along with Naomi Smalls, but lost the title to Bob the Drag Queen.During the finale, she lip synced a song specifically made for her called "Fat, Fem, & Asian", which was a commentary on dating stereotypes in the gay dating world.The immaculate Kim Chi is still a virgin, and that’s just fine by her.“It’s, like, someone who hasn’t had a taste of Chipotle isn’t going to crave Chipotle,” says the 27-year-old season eight finalist of Season Nine After a candid moment on the show in which she spoke about her recent weight loss, the world learned that the Chicago-based, avant-garde, anime-inspired performer had never so much as been on a date with a boy.
“You taught Ci Ci makeup, and Ci Ci taught me,” a local queen told Sarah the night of her performance at Machine, one of Boston’s largest drag venues. In fact, she had no intention of performing; she simply enjoyed going out in full face.