Santino Rice is an American TV personality and fashion designer, best known for appearing on reality TV programs such as ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ and ‘Project Runway.’ Santino was born and raised in St. Charles, Missouri. He was interested in the world of fashion ever since he was a teenager and earned a scholarship for studying at the ‘Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising’ in Los Angeles. Following his graduation from the institute, Santino began working in the fashion industry. Santino came in the national limelight when he appeared as a contestant on the reality TV show ‘Project Runway’ in 2005. He performed consistently well and was considered one of the favorite contestants on the show. He was placed at the third spot by the end of the show. However, his charismatic yet abrasive personality made him the most popular contestant on the show and paved his path to appear on more such TV shows. He was part of the show ‘On the Road with Austin and Santino.’ He was also a judge on the reality show ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ for many years.