Brian Michael Firkus (born August 23, 1989), better known by the stage name Trixie Mattel, is an American drag queen, television personality, singer-songwriter, musician, comedian, internet personality and entrepreneur originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is known for her exaggerated, high-camp style and blend of comedy and acoustic pop. Firkus plays the guitar and autoharp. After initially competing on the seventh season of RuPaul's Drag Race in 2015, she would later go on to win the third season of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars in 2018. The drag persona Trixie Mattel is largely based on her love of Barbie dolls. She owns a large collection that she has shared in videos on her YouTube channel.