Guerra started performing as D-Lite in 2002, and made his first television appearance on The Ricki Lake Show in 2003. A fan of Madonna, he spent over $175,000 on 19 surgeries to look like her for his performances. He was announced as a contestant on RuPaul’s Drag Race season 3 on January 24, 2011. He was eliminated in the first episode, after losing a lip sync to “The Right Stuff” by Vanessa Williams against Shangela, and placed thirteenth. He did however make a guest appearance on the first episode of the fourth season.
In 2014, He made an appearance on Botched to get rhinoplasty surgery. He was in an episode of My Strange Addiction in 2015 to discuss his Madonna obsession. He was also with fellow Drag Race alumni in an episode of Skin Wars.
In February 5, 2015, Drag Race winner Bianca Del Rio featured Venus in an episode of her WOWPresents web series “Really Queen?” where she made jokes about her.Venus appeared in a reaction video on February 25 by WOW making jokes back at Del Rio
Guerra released his first single “I’m Not Madonna” featuring singer Jenn Cuneta on July 7, 2014 on a remix EP. He collaborated with fellow “Botched” guests Toby Sheldon and Kitty Jay for the single “The Plastics” credited as a band of the same name