|Trixie Mattel Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||August 23, 1989|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Trixie Mattel is an American drag queen, singer-songwriter, comedian, and television personality best known for winning the 3rd season of RuPaul’s Drag Race: All-Stars and appearing as a contestant on the 7th season of RuPaul’s Drag Race. She also co-hosted a web series called UNHhhh with fellow drag star Katya Zamolodchikova and they later went on to host their own TV show The Trixie & Katya Show in 2017. Trixie has a widespread fanbase with more than 2 million followers on Instagram.
Brian Michael Firkus
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
Trixie graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee.
Drag Queen, Singer-Songwriter, Comedian, Television Personality
- Others – She had a stepfather.
Trixie is represented by Diana Coney.
Country Folk, Americana
Vocals, Guitar, Autoharp
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
68 kg or 150 lbs
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.
Race / Ethnicity
Her drag persona Trixie Mattel wears a ‘blonde’ wig.
- Heavy eye makeup
- Fuller highlighted lips
Trixie has appeared in a TV commercial for SKYY Vodka.
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.
Best Known 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
Trixie released her debut album Two Birds in May 2017. The album peaked at number 2 on the US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard) chart.
First TV Show
Trixie made her first TV show appearance on RuPaul’s Drag Race as herself in 2015.
As per an episode titled “Health & Fitness Pt 1” of her web series UNHhhh, Trixie stressed on clean eating and advised people to cut off energy drinks such as Red Bull from their diets.
Trixie Mattel Favorite Things
- Band – Blondie
Source – DailyXtra.com
Trixie Mattel Facts
- 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 Theatre when 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.
- Follow her on Instagram and Twitter.
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