Fenton Bailey is the co-founder of award-winning, LA-based media company, World of Wonder, and has been at the forefront of shaping popular culture for over 30 years. Together with his business partner, Randy Barbato, they have produced and directed pioneering LQBTQ+ scripted and documentary content across television, film, and digital platforms; earning 28 Emmys, inspiring 2 Oscars, creating global network WOW Presents Plus across 190 territories, and bringing drag culture to the world stage via RuPaul’s Drag Race and DragCon.
Fenton and Randy have been profiled in Variety’s Reality TV Impact Report. Honours for their trailblazing work include the IDA Pioneer Award, Realscreen’s Global 100 list, and the OUT 100. Most recently, World of Wonder was ranked #2 among film and TV powerhouses in Fast Company’s World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies.
The company has also created its owned-and-operated streaming service, WOW Presents Plus, which features World of Wonder-produced content and operates in over 190 territories, as well as YouTube channel WOWPresents, music label World of Wonder Records, WOW Podcast Network, and the world’s largest drag culture convention, RuPaul’s DragCon