A cast and character guide for the HBO Max series Legendary featuring who plays who, information about each character, and more.

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A cast and character guide for the HBO Max series Legendary featuring who plays who, information about each character, and other noteworthy information about the show.

Please Note: This content contains pertinent spoilers, descriptions are updated as new information is presented, images changed as better ones are captured, and this is not an exhaustive list of every cast member, guest star, or reoccurring role.

Dashaun Wesley

Dashaun Wesley as the emcee of Legendary.
Dashaun Wesley

Brief Description

The Iconic Emcee for the Legendary Ball and the one who sometimes has to get the judges together.

Additional Information About Dashaun


Law Roach

Law Roach sitting pretty.
Law Roach

Brief Description

Stylist and fashion guru who uses their expertise to judge the outfits of the houses.

Additional Information About Law Roach

  • S1E1: Loves wearing Gucci


Megan Thee Stallion

Megan Thee Stallion in all pink
Megan Thee Stallion

Brief Description

Looking for the turn-up, the fun, and whether they are engaging her and the audience

Additional Information About Megan Thee Stallion

  • S1E8: Reveals she didn’t know much, if anything, about ballroom before the show.


Leiomy Maldonado

Leiomy Maldonado as one of the judges on Legendary.
Leiomy Maldonado

Brief Description

The Amazon, the icon, looking for bonds amongst the house and synchronization.

Additional Information About Leiomy Maldonado


The most smallest things read the most powerful
— Leiomy (S1E4)

Jameela Jamil

Jameela Jamil amazed by a performance.
Jameela Jamil

Brief Description

Actress, advocate, and fan of ballroom with judging power.

Additional Information About Jameela Jamil


House of Escada

Group Shot of House of Escada Legendary Cast and Character Guide scaledMother/Father: London

London wearing a crown during a promo shoot.


  • Shyanne
  • Twilight
  • YYoyo
  • Jazzul

Additional Information About House Escada

  • S1E1: Shyanne – Won homecoming king in high school multiple times
  • S1E4: Twilight – Recently lost someone he was in a 9-year relationship with and it is noted they came from a family of drug addicts.
  • S1E6: London came out to mom on Christmas when he turned 18, and originally kept it hidden due to growing up in a very religious family.
  • S1E7: Growing up, Shyanne’s mother was her best friend. However, when Shyanne came out, she got kicked out. Luckily, her sister was more understanding.
  • S1E8: Is noted to be a virgin house, since they have only walked in their home town.


House of Ebony

House of Ebony group shot.

Mother/Father: Isla

House Mother Isla


  • Shy
  • Shorty
  • Machante
  • Xa’Pariis

Additional Information About House Ebony

  • S1e1: Named after Ebony Magazine
    • Isla is a mother to a two-year-old
    • Historically a Black house
    • Xa’Pariis – Was not accepted by their mother for their sexuality and in S1E5 this is followed up with noting they got put out by their mom and that is part of the reason for their attitude. Also, Xa’Pariis is an alter ego, a shield.


House of Ninja

House Ninja Group Shot

Mother/Father: Dolores



  • Jamie
  • Chise
  • Sharron
  • Sattva

Additional Information About House Ninja

  • S1e1: Is the only all cis female group
    • House was found by Willi Ninja, known for his role in “Paris Is Burning.”
    • Founded in 1982
  • S1E4: Dolores – Was in a relationship 10 years ago that made her very self-conscious.
  • S1E5: Dolores is Italian and Chise is Japanese.
  • S1E6: Sharron is from Taiwan and is touted as a bit of a pioneer in bringing the Ballroom scene there


House of Gorgeous Gucci

House of Gorgeous Gucci promotional image.

Mother/Father: Jarrell



  • Jeter
  • Delicious
  • Deshon
  • Miracle

Additional Information About House

  • S1e1: Delicious is trans and got support from her mother when she came out.
    • Delicious’ mom was pregnant with her when she was a teenager.
      • Became prom queen
    • Jarrell’s mother is gay, a butch lesbian to be specific and 6 foot tall
    • Jarrell started in 2010.


House of West

House of West Group Photo Mother/Father: King James

King James
King James


  • Maurice
  • Destiny
  • Wilma
  • Buffy

Additional Information About House of West

  • S1e1: King James started the house at 27


House of St. Laurent

House of St. Laurent group shot

Mother/Father: Miss Shalae

Miss Shalae
Miss Shalae


  • Mikoko
  • Champ
  • Christian
  • Pretty

Additional Information About House of St. Laurent

  • S1e1: Mikoko got his style from his father who would always be dressed to the 9s.
    • Champ is bi-sexual
    • Miss Shalae was abused growing up for being trans


House of Lanvin

House of Lanvin logo featuring their house mother.

Mother/Father: Eyricka

Eyricka in a costume for the "Once Upon A Time" theme.


  • Makaylah
  • Packrat
  • Carlos
  • Zay Zay

Additional Information About House of Lanvin

  • S1E1: Mother Eyricka came out at 15 and is trans
    • Carlos is from the Bronx
  • S1E2: Makaylah is trans and transitioned 6 years ago with her grandmother’s support
  • S1E4: Packrat her background is gone into, including that she is a former dancer and her relationship with her parents.
  • S1E5: While Mother Eyricka’s family accepts her, there are some issues in regards to kids in her family being around her.
  • S1E7: Mother Eyricka, around 2016, went to prison where she experienced trauma including a breast implant rupturing and solitary confinement.


House of Balmain

House of Balmain Group Shot

Mother/Father: Jamari



  • Cali
  • Gravity
  • Torie
  • Calypso

Additional Information About House of Balmain

  • S1E1:
    • Jamari is following in his father’s footsteps and takes care of his kids like his father took care of the kids in his community.
    • Jamari’s father was killed when he was 6
    • Calypso is a drag queen.
    • Torie didn’t come out until they were 21 or 22 due to where they grew up in South Central LA
  • S1E6
    • Cali’s father was in jail growing up, so his step dad raised him until he was murdered when he was 13
    • Jamari is a professionally trained dancer
  • S1E7: Gravity grew up in San Diego in a white middle class household and went to Christian schools and was trained on piano up until he was 15.
  • S1E8: Is noted to be a virgin house since they only walked in their home town.


Dominique Jackson

Dominique Jackson striking a pose as she is introduced.
Dominique Jackson

First Noted In – Season 1 Episode 3

Brief Description

Known for her role on “Pose,” Dominique was a guest judge on episode 3 who made her presence known and ruffled many people’s feathers.

Additional Information About Dominique

Notable Episodes


General Information

First Aired (HBO Max) 5/27/2020


Other Noteworthy Information

  • Season 1 Elimination Order
    • House of West
    • House of St. Laurent
    • House of Ebony
    • House of Ninja
    • House of Gorgeous Gucci
    • House of Escada
    • House of Lanvin
    • Winner: House of Balmain
  • Guest Judges
    • S1E2: Tyson Beckford
    • S1E3: Dominique Jackson
    • S1E4: Nico Torterella
    • S1E5: Kelly Osborne
    • S1E6: Taylor Bennet
    • S1E7: Winnie Harlow
    • S1E8: Tamar Braxton
  • Themes
    • S1E2: Fairy Tales
    • S1E3: The Circus
    • S1E4: Wild Wild West Ball
    • S1E5: Remember The Time Ball
    • S1E6: The Intergalatic Ball
    • S1E7: Capes & Tights Ball
    • S1E8: Tales From Atlantis

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