Reality star on RuPaul's Drag Race who was eliminated twice in the seventh season of the show, initially in episode four before returning in episode eight. In 2018, she went on to compete on the third season of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars and won. Also a singer, she released the country album Two Birds in 2017.
She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in musical theatre.
Her drag name originated from an abusive stepfather who would call her Trixie anytime she acted feminine. Mattel came from the brand that created the Barbie doll.
She was born Brian Michael Firkus into a Native American family. She is also half Ojibwe.
She competed against Kasha Davis on season seven of RuPaul's Drag Race.