Brian Michael Firkus, known by the stage persona Trixie Mattel, is an American drag queen, singer-songwriter, comedian, and television personality from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mattel is best known as a contestant on the seventh season of RuPaul’s Drag Race and for winning the third season of RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars, as well as appearing on the web series UNHhhh and its Viceland follow-up The Trixie & Katya Show alongside co-host Katya Zamolodchikova. Mattel’s first studio album, Two Birds, was released in 2017, followed by her second album, One Stone, in 2018.

Birth Name

Brian Michael Firkus

Nickname

Trixie Mattel

Genre

Country Folk, Americana

Instruments

Vocals, Guitar, Autoharp

Labels

Independent

Profession

Drag Queen, Singer-Songwriter, Comedian, Television Personality

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Trixie Mattel was born on August 23, 1989 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

Age

He’s currently 29 years old.

Sun Sign

Virgo

Ethnicity

White

Religion

As per an episode of her web series called UNHhhh, Trixie claimed that she does not believe in God and does not have a religion.

Education

Trixie graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee.

Family Details

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Unknown
  • Others – She had a stepfather.

Manager

Trixie is represented by Diana Coney.

Boyfriend / Spouse

As per an interview on the talk show Hey Qween in 2015, Trixie accepted that she was in a relationship with a boy for 2 years.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 10 inches
  • In centimeters – 178 cm
  • In meters – 1.78 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 68 kg
  • In Pounds – 150 lbs

Body Measurements

Unknown

Body Build

Voluptuous

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Her drag persona Trixie Mattel wears a ‘blonde’ wig.

Shoe Size

He wears a size 8 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Unknown

Sexuality

Gay

Professional Statistics

Singing Debut

Trixie released her debut album Two Birds in May 2017. The album peaked at number 2 on the US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard) chart.

Film Debut

Liam Payne along with other member of the boy band One Direction starred in the British American 3-D concert film One Direction: This Is Us (1D3D) in 2013.

Television Debut

Trixie made her first TV show appearance on RuPaul’s Drag Race as herself in 2015.

Famous For

  • Being a drag queen
  • Becoming the winner of the 3rd season of RuPaul‘s Drag Race: All Stars and appearing as a contestant on the 7th season of RuPaul’s Drag Race
  • Her web series called UNHhhh with co-host and fellow drag star Katya Zamolodchikova

Brand Endorsements

Trixie has appeared in a TV commercial for SKYY Vodka.

Distinctive Features

  • Heavy eye makeup
  • Fuller highlighted lips

Liam Payne Favorites

  • Favorite Band – Blondie
  • Favorite Movies – Toy Story series, Click
  • Favorite Color – Purple

Liam Payne Net Worth

Trixie Mattel has an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Trixie Mattel

  • She grew up in an environment of alcoholism and abuse.
  • As a young boy, Brian (Trixie) had an abusive stepfather who used to call him Trixie whenever he acted too feminine or emotional, which later inspired the stage name for his drag persona ‘Trixie Mattel’.
  • Trixie got her last name ‘Mattel’ from the toy company as she had a liking for dolls and children’s toys.
  • When she was younger, she had no intention to do drag.
  • She performed her first drag role in The Rocky Horror Show at the Oriental Theatrewhen she was 19 years old, after which, she was inclined towards drag.
  • In an interview, she said that the best part about her success is the money as she used to save money to buy tights and lipstick when she was not famous.
  • She has her own line of makeup called Oh Honey.
  • The gayest place in Milwaukee according to her is the men’s section of Forever 21.
  • She has been a vegetarian since she was 9 years old because she used to watch the film Charlotte’s Web every day which made her pity the animals. But, she does like to eat cheese, eggs, and dairy products.
  • She was on the gay geosocial networking mobile app Grindr but was banned later as the app administration claimed that she was promoting herself.
  • In 2018, she appeared in the Larry King Now interview series where she sarcastically compared herself to President Donald Trump saying that ‘they’re both dudes in wigs that wear too much bronzer’.
  • Visit her official website @ trixiemattel.com.
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