Who Is Billie Eilish?
Billie Eilish is a famous singer and songwriter who has a net worth of $25 million. She was first recognized back in 2016 after she uploaded her videos on SoundCloud. She gained a huge following all over the world, which resulted in her signing a contract with Interscope Records. Her popularity even grew higher after her song Bad Guy was released, which was at the top of the Billboard Charts.
Due to her unwavering success, she went on to sweep all four major categories in the Grammy Awards – Best New Artist, Best Song, Best Record, and Best Album. In almost forty years, she is the first woman to accomplish this success.
- Celebrity Name: Billie Eilish
- Full Name: Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell
- Gender: Female
- Birth Date: December 18, 2001
- Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, US
- Age: 19
- Height: 1.6m
- Weight: 61 kilos
- Nationality: American
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Status: Single
- Husband: None
- Children: None
- Profession: American model, songwriter, and singer
- Net Worth: $25 million
Her real name is Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell and she was born on December 18, 2001, in Los Angeles, California. Her parents are Patrick and Maggie, both of which are in the entertainment industry. She has a brother named Finneas O’Connell who is also a songwriter, singer, producer, and actor. Growing up in a family who loves music greatly influenced Billie to what she is today.
She was mostly homeschooled and started to sing while she was still young. She was a member of the LA’s Children Choir when she was 8 and wrote her first song when she was only 11.
When she was 13, Billie recorded Ocean Eyes, a song written by her older brother for his band. She sent the recording to her teacher, who later helped her with the dance choreography of the song. Billie decided to upload the recording on Spotify and SoundCloud. The music video was available on YouTube in 2016. The song went viral really fast with more than 170 million streams. Later on, it was certified platinum by the RIAA and was on the #84 spot on the Billboard Charts.
Billie Eilish confirmed that she has Tourette’s Syndrome. She is also open about her struggles with depression. She is a proud advocate of veganism and vegetarianism. When it comes to her social media, there is no doubt that she has a huge following. She has more than 5 million Twitter followers, more than 65 million Instagram followers, more than 1 million SoundCloud followers, and more than 30 million Youtube followers.
After the success of Ocean Eyes, she released her second song, Six Feet Under, one year later. In 2017, she launched her first EP with the title, Don’t Smile At Me. The EP was on the #3 spot on the US Alternative Chart, #24 spot on the Billboard 200, and was #7 and #8 on the Norway Alternative Chart and Sweden Alternative Chart respectively.
In that same year, she released another EP titled Up Next Session: Billie Eilish. The song Bellyache was a certified Gold. Her song, Lovely, which featured Khalid was #5 in Australia and #4 in New Zealand. Her other song, When the Party’s Over, sat on the #10 spot in Australia and #3 in New Zealand.
In March 2019, Billie released her first studio album titled When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? The album reached the #1 spot in a lot of countries, including the United States, Canada, Australia, and the UK. It was such a hit that it was certified double platinum in the US and platinum in other countries. Furthermore, it broke the record for most songs included in the Billboard Charts simultaneously by a female artist.
In April 2019, Billie Eilish collaborated with Takashi Murakami, a notable Japanese artist, and launched a clothing line. In May 2019, she was featured in several ads of Calvin Klein. The next month, she collaborated with Freak City to release another clothing line. She has been really busy this year and in August 2019, she partnered with Apple for the promotion of the Music Lab App. Apple also paid her $25 million to own exclusive rights of the documentary of her life.
Awards and Achievements
It is well-known that Billie Eilish is an award-winning artist with so many awards and nominations she has achieved. Here are some of them:
American Music Awards
- 2019 New Artist of the Year
- 2019 Favorite Alternative Artist
Apple Music Awards
- 2019 Global Artist of the Year
- 2019 Album of the Year
- 2019 Songwriter of the Year
- 2020 International Female Solo Artist
- 2020 Best New Artist
- 2020 Song of the year
- 2020 Album of the Year
- 2020 REcord of the Year
- 2020 Best Pop Vocal Album
MTV Video Music Awards
- 2019 Best New Artist
- 2019 Push Artist of the Year
- 2019 Best Editing
- 2019 Vanguard Award by the ASCAP Pop Music Awards
- 2019 Women of the Year by Billboard Women in Music
- 2019 Clio Award
- 2019 Foreign Album of the Year by the Danish Music Awards
- 2020 International Album of the Year by the Juno Awards
- 2019 Best New Act by the MTV Europe Music Awards
- And so many more!
Total Net Worth 2020
The total net worth of Billie Eilish is $25 million. The majority of her wealth comes from her successful music career. Most of her songs are a hit, her albums certified platinum, and she has sold millions of copies of her EPs and albums worldwide. She has also been on tours and other exposures, which also contributed greatly to her wealth. Moreover, she has partnered with giant companies, such as Calvin Klein and Apple, both of which have paid her a great deal of money for her collaboration.