Trixie Mattel Biography
A native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Trixie Mattel is an American drag queen, reality television personality, musician, and entrepreneur from Wausaukee, Wisconsin. He was born Brian Michael Firkus.
Trixie is best known for competing on the seventh season of RuPaul’s Drag Race as well as the winner of the third season of RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars.
Trixie is also known for co-hosting the web series UNHhhh and previously co-hosted its Vice spin-off, The Trixie & Katya Show, alongside fellow drag queen as well as frequent collaborator Katya Zamolodchikova.
Trixie’s first studio album, Two Birds, was released in the year 2017, followed by her second album, One Stone, in 2018. Both are charted on the Billboard Folk Albums chart at number 16. Her third album Barbara was released in the year 2020, and her first EP Full Coverage, Vol. 1 which features Trixie’s covers of various songs was released in the year 2021.
Trixie Mattel Age
Trixie is 33 years old as of 2022, she was born on August 23, 1989, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the United States.
Trixie Mattel Height
Trixie stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m) tall and weighs around 65 kg (143 Ibs).
Trixie Mattel Education
After graduating from high school, Trixie attended the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, where Trixie received a BFA in Music Theatre as well as was introduced to drag while performing in a production of The Rocky Horror Show at the Oriental Theatre.
Trixie Mattel Family
Trixie was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Trixie is half Ojibwe and comes from a Native American family in Crivitz, Wisconsin. Trixie had an abusive stepfather who would call him a “Trixie” when he acted feminine, which later inspired his drag name. Trixie considered the name Cupcake before deciding on Trixie Mattel. He is openly gay and currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
Trixie Mattel Boyfriend
Trixie is openly gay. Since 2016, Trixie has been in a relationship with filmmaker David Silver, who also produced his documentary Moving Parts. Trixie is a vegetarian.
Trixie Mattel Net Worth
Trixie has an estimated net worth of $10 million dollars as of 2022. Which he accumulates from his career as a drag queen, reality television personality, musician, and entrepreneur.
Trixie Mattel Career
Trixie first performed in drag at LaCage NiteClub in Milwaukee. He became a staple of the Milwaukee drag scene while also performing in Chicago alongside drag queen friends of hers such as Kim Chi and Shea Couleé, who would later also compete on RuPaul’s Drag Race.
In 2014, Trixie attended The Institute of Beauty and Wellness before withdrawing later that same year to participate in RuPaul’s Drag Race.
Trixie and Zamolodchikova published she and Katya’s Guide to Modern Womanhood in the year 2020, which became a New York Times bestseller. Trixie is also the CEO and founder of Trixie Cosmetics, a cosmetics brand.
Trixie operates a YouTube channel where she showcases the brand’s products, reviews products from other makeup brands, posts new music as well as music videos, and video collaborations with other drag queens and various celebrities.
Trixie also has a Twitch channel where she streams games such as The Sims 4 and Dead by Daylight. In June 2019, Trixie appeared on New York magazine’s list of “the most powerful drag queens in America”, ranking fourth. Trixie appears as a judge on the drag queen singing competition series Queen of the Universe.