Conchita Wurst

Austrian singer and drag queen

Thomas "Tom" Neuwirth (born 6 November 1988), better known as the drag character Conchita Wurst, is a drag singer from Austria. She represented Austria in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014, singing her song Rise Like a Phoenix in Copenhagen, Denmark. She won the contest.[1]

Thomas Neuwirth
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Conchita Wurst (2014)
Background information
Also known asConchita Wurst
Born (1988-11-06) 6 November 1988 (age 31)
Gmunden, Upper Austria, Austria
Years active2006–present

Neuwirth is gay.[2]


  1. "Conchita Wurst - Rise Like a Phoenix (Austria 2014)".
  2. Conchita Wurst lauded