Who is Dragon on The Masked Singer? Celebrity identity clues and theories revealed
6 February 2021, 19:39 | Updated: 12 February 2021, 16:01
Who is Dragon? Find out all the clues and theories so far about the real celebrity identity of The Masked Singer contestant.
The Masked Singer is now, sadly, almost over - with just five mystery celebrities remaining in the competition.
If you aren't familiar with the ITV show (where have you been?) it sees famous faces perform a song each week to a live audience and panel comprising of Davina McCall, Jonathan Ross, Rita Ora and Mo Gilligan.
The audience and panel are tasked with guessing who each performer is, before a dramatic unmasking at the end of each show...
One of the mystery celebs is Dragon - here's what we know about who may be behind the mask...
**Update: Dragon has now been unmasked! Find out who it was here**
Who is Dragon? What are the clues so far?
First performance clues:
Dragon performed for the first time in episode one, and said in their first VT : "I am the Dragon.
"The Thing about dragons it they're all fire and strength on the outside, but they just want to be loved.
"Becoming a dragon has meant I've literally become a big character, but I'm not entirely sure that's how I'm usually thought of.
"Anyways, I mustn't drag on.
"Tonight, are you going to try and guess who I am?"
After the performance, Dragon said: "I might be cute, but sometimes I have a fiery temper."
Second performance clues:
Before their second performance, Dragon said: "Hiding behind Dragon, I can perform in a way i would never be able to do normally.
"The thing about dragons is, they are brave. or at leats thats what people think. I cant decide whether I'm brave or silly.
"But i'll tell you this, I'll do anything for a dare.
"It was a dare that got me started in my career.
"Being on stage, that is a scary thing. But it was from being on stage that I met a boyfriend, so it's not been all bad.
Dragon added that performing in costume helps them hide their 'big belly'.
Third performance clues:
Before their third performance, Dragon said: "Being the Dragon is too much fun.
"You can't deny there's destiny in me becoming the Dragon, it's like my journey started and ended with a giant winged costume. It's true, I'm no oath breaker."
Dragon also said that they had been 'all over the world'.
Fourth performance clues:
Before their fourth performance, Dragon said: "Dragons have a very varied diet, I've had duck tongues, udders, trotters, and even pigs bums.
Dragon added: "I love to learn. I can devour books. If I was ever stranded on a desert island, it's probably a book I'd take with me."
In Dragon's 'surveillance footage' from backstage shown after the performance, they were seen standing with a microphone.
Fifth performance clues
Before their fifth performance, Dragon said: "My spell as a dragon has been so much fun.
"Much like my career, I love to spend my time putting smiles on people's face.
"But I also get to connect with people all over the world.
"You've got to find a way to break the ice, and my top tip for that is embarrass yourself - it works for me."
What are Dragon's odds and theories?
The favourite to be behind Dragon's mask is Courtney Act, and many people on Twitter agree.
catching up on the masked singer and i with my full heart believe the dragon is courtney act literally guessed the voice as soon as they started singing it has to be!!!— lish (@aIisxa) January 3, 2021
The odds for Dragon (from Betfair) are as follows:
Courtney Act: 10/11
Sue Perkins: 11/8
Michelle Visage: 5/1
Ian H Watkins: 10/1
Miranda Hart: 14/1
Who has been revealed on The Masked Singer?
Who are the other Masked Singer contestants?
See below for the full list of remaining Masked Singer contestants.
Who is on The Masked Singer panel?
Rita Ora, Davina McCall and Jonathan Ross are all reprising their roles, with Mo Gilligan stepping in to replace Ken Jeong.
Speaking about the show, Mo said: "I think that the cool thing about it is that we just have to try and guess who they are. And you have to remember that in this entertainment world everyone always has a talent for something but they could have a secret singing talent. It gives the opportunity to all sorts of people, whether they be from sport or whatever."
Which Celebrities took part in the first series?
- Patsy Palmer (Butterfly)
- Jason Manford (Hedgehog)
- Katherine Jenkins (Octopus)
- Alan Johnson (Pharaoh)
- Justin Hawkins (Chameleon)
- Nicola Roberts (Queen Bee)
- Teddy Sheringham (Tree)
- Kelis (Daisy)
- Skin (Duck)
- Jake Shears (Unicorn)
- Denise Van Outen (Fox)
- CeeLo Green (Monster)
Who won The Masked Singer last year?