General Facts and Figures
- Name: Brian Michael Firkus
- Net Worth: $10 Million
- Occupation: Drag Queen, YouTuber, Singer
- Date of Birth: August 23, 1989
- Place of Birth: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
- Zodiac: Virgo
- Spouse: David Silver
- Social: YouТube
Trixie Mattel is a renowned American drag queen whose birth name was Brian Michael Firkus. He was born in Milwaukee on August 23, 1989, and he has Ojibwe and native American roots. The names of his family members remain withheld from the public.
He graduated from a local high school before joining the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. There he studied Musical Theater.
Growing up, Mattel had a relatively complicated relationship with his stepfather. His stepfather was abusive and teased him a lot.
Mattel shot into the limelight when aged 18. During this time, he performed in a musical where he played the character Trixie. Since then, he adopted the name and decided to create a persona around a barbie.
In 2014, Mattel joined the seventh season of RuPaul’s show, Drag Race. Unfortunately, he got eliminated in the fourth episode, and he came back in the 8th episode but got eliminated in the 10th.
After his exit, he joined hands with Katya Zamolodchikova in the series UNHhhh, which ran for 73 episodes. They also collaborated to produce Trixie and Katya in 2017, boosting their popularity.
Mattel is also a singer. He released his first studio album called Two Birds in 2017.
His estimated net fortune is $10 million. Here is a look at how he earns his money.
Trixie is the owner and CEO of Trixie Cosmetics. This company focuses on the production of cosmetics. Here, he benefits from the profits made and the salary he earns.
- Social Media
Thanks to his massive following on social media, Trixie has captured the attention of various top brands. He endorses and promotes their products at a fee.
Mattel is the second-highest-paid RuPaul’s Drag queen, earning an estimated $7,055 each post, according to The Gay UK.
She has 4682 posts and 2.3 million followers as of now, so after you do the arithmetic, you will be astounded by how much money she has made since becoming famous.
Mattel gets handsome pay for his music, from YouTube to live performances.
Mattel has been on TV for quite a while, earning himself a decent income. He has also starred in a documentary titled Trixie Mattel: Moving Parts.
He is in a relationship with David Silver.