Trixie Mattel

Reality Star

Birthday August 23, 1989

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Milwaukee, WI

Age 34 years old

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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. 

Before Fame

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 and her partner David Silver opened a motel together.

Family Life

She was born Brian Michael Firkus into a Native American family. She is also half Ojibwe. 

Associated With

She has frequently collaborated with fellow drag queen Katya in a variety of forms including a web series, podcast, and a book.