Who Is Maize on 'The Masked Singer'? Their Identity Has Been Revealed! (SPOILERS)

Tatayana Yomary - Author

Oct. 13 2022, Updated 11:15 a.m. ET

Maize on The Masked Singer
Source: Fox

Spoiler alert! Maize has been revealed! Scroll down to find out who was behind the mask!

Season 8 of Fox's The Masked Singer has been the talk of social media. The show follows famous names hidden behind elaborate masks and costumes that belt out various tunes while leaving a panel of judges and viewers make guesses about their identity.

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As each week passes, viewers and judges find themselves debating about the Masked Singer. Additionally, some celebrities have certain things in common, which makes it easy for viewers and the judges to sometimes mix them up. And of course, the identity of the Maize is no exception.

So, who is Maize on The Masked Singer? Let's take a look at what we know.

Maize on The Masked Singer
Source: Fox
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Maize on 'The Masked Singer' — The Clues

Although fans have been waiting with bated breath for the famous face behind the Maize costume to showcase their talent, there were a few clues that can help us dwindle down our list, courtesy of two TikTok clue packages. On top of that, some details about Maize's identity were revealed during the show.

  • A small package of butter
  • A clip of the Maize sharing that they "really like corn" and that "not everyone has to like it to be the best."
  • a microphone
  • a small bird
  • the Statue of Liberty
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Maize on 'The Masked Singer' — The Guesses

Spoiler alert! The October 12, 2022 episode that revealed the identity of The Masked Singer did not air in the U.S.

Some viewers were convinced for quite some time that Paula Deen may be the star in question. After all, fans shared that the chef is known for her corn casserole.

Other went with the notion that Rachel Ray is a solid pick since she's known to incorporate butter into many of her recipes. And surprisingly, some fans even put their money on Megan Thee Stallion being behind the mask since she was featured on BTS' hit song "Butter."

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Paula Deen, Rachel Ray, and Megan Thee Stallion

Paula Deen, Rachel Ray, and Megan Thee Stallion

Other Maize guesses have included:

So, who is Maize on The Masked Singer? The answer is... Mario Cantone!

After a performance of "Heaven on Their Minds" from Jesus Christ Superstar, Maize was revealed to be Broadway star and Sex and the City actor Mario Cantone. Mario played Anthony Marentino on the hit HBO series.

Watch new episodes of The Masked Singer every Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET on Fox.

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