Enjoys playing video games. In 2017, Firkus streamed on the live video gaming platform, Twitch to raise money for the GaymerX foundation.
As Trixie Mattel, Firkus collaborated with make-up brand, Sugarpill for a limited edition make-up palette.
Has appeared on American Horror Story: Roanoke as Trixie Mattel.
Attended the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to study musical theatre and was introduced to drag while performing in a theatre production of The Rocky Horror Show. Firkus also attended The Institute of Beauty and Wellness in 2014 but dropped out to compete in the 7th season of RuPaul's Drag Race.
Is often jokingly called Tracy Martel by fans which comes from a drunk show host mispronouncing Trixie Mattel.
As of 2019, Firkus is one of a small group of drag queens to reach 1 million or more followers on Instagram.
Frequently works with fellow drag queen, Brian McCook/Katya. They both hosted the web series, UNHhhh on WOWpresents before later presenting The Trixie & Katya Show on VICE.
Is a talented singer, songwriter and musician. He can play the guitar and the autoharp.
Is half Ojibwe.
Personal Quotes (4)
I like my men how I like my coffee. Incapable of loving me back.
Hi. I'm the big gulp you get behind the 7-Eleven, Trixie Mattel.
Hi, I'm the chemical burn from the spiral perm, Trixie Mattel."
Everybody says, 'Oh my god, Trixie! It must be so amazing, it must be like everything's just handed to you!', and the truth is, yes. Everything is just handed to me. Unfortunately, I have two hooks.