Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell who goes by the stage name Billie Eilish is a singer and songwriter from America. She first got the attention of the media in 2016 when her song Ocean Eyes was uploaded to SoundCloud. Billie Eilish net worth began to grow in 2017 with the release of her debut album Don’t Smile at Me, which went on to top several music charts in the US, UK, Australia, Canada, and other countries.
Billie Eilish’s Biography
Billie Eilish was born on December 18, 2001 in Los Angeles, California, United States, to Patrick O’Connell and Maggie Baird, who were both famous figures in the American entertainment industry. Her family was basically composed of actors and musicians. Her mother was a song composer while her father played instruments such as the ukulele and the piano. Her brother Finneas O’Connell collaborates on music and live shows, so she grew up amidst entertainers in a talent filled family.
Billie Eilish’s Career
Her career as a young professional has been quite an amazing success story. It all started when she got the attention of the media in 2016 when her song Ocean Eyes was uploaded to SoundCloud. The song was initially meant for her dance classes. She handed the song over to her dance teacher so that it could be featured in her next dance routine. Unexpectedly, the song was widely accepted after it was uploaded on music sharing platform soundcloud. Billie Eilish net worth became something of value when several major record labels came on to buy the rights for the song. Towards the end of that year, the young singer who was 16 at that time, now armed with confidence released a couple more singles, before debuting an album Don’t Smile at Me in 2017, which reached 1 billion streams on Spotify, makíng her the youngest entertainer to top 1 billion streams on a project.
Billie Eilish net worth has continued to stack up as she continued to sing and collaborate with other musicians, and embarked on her first tour from January 2018 to August 2018. She is still very active till today, singing, performing, and picking up awards as a young, talented record breaker.
Billie Eilish’s Personal Life
Often criticized for never smiling in photographs, Billie has responded to such criticism by announcing that she does not like to smile because it makes her feel powerless and weak. Apart from her melodious and captivating voice, she is also known for her eccentric dress sense. She is also criticized for this but the multi-award winning singer doesn’t pay attention to any of such criticism.
She has revealed that she has Synesthesia and has experienced depression. She was raised by her parents as a vegetarian and regularly advocates for veganism on social media.
As at the time of this writing, Billie Eilish lives with her family in Highland Park, northeast Los Angeles.
Billie Eilish’s Awards & Merits
In a young career that only began not too long ago, Billie Eilish has accomplished what only few people have been able to around her young age as a musician.
Some of her numerous accolades include two American Music Awards, five Grammy Awards, one Brit Award, three MTV Video Music Awards, and two Guinness World Records. She is the youngest and second person ever to win the 4 main Grammy Awards categories; Song of the Year, Record of the Year, Best New Artist, and Album of the Year, all in the same year. In the year 2019, TIME placed her on the inaugural Time 100 NEXT list.
Billie Eilish Net Worth
Billie Eilish net worth started to gain significant value when several record labels came for her with record deals, following the release of her first single in 2016 which got the attention of the media and millions across the world. Since then, Billie Eilish net worth has accumulated to a point of great wealth for the young singer who is proud enough to boast of a well deserved net worth of $6 million in 2020.
Not all of Billie Eilish net worth has come from her music stint. A lot of it has come from several other endeavors including business collaborations and brand endorsements. She has collaborated with Adobe Creative Cloud in 2019 for a series of adverts as well as a social media art contest. She has appeared in Calvin Klein ‘s “I Speak My Truth In #” ad campaign as well as Ad Council ‘s “Seize the Awkward” campaign, which was a series of PSAs targeting mental-health awareness. She fronted the advertising campaign of MCM Worldwide in 2019. In that same year, she collaborated with Freak City, a Los Angeles-based clothing brand for a clothing line. She also partnered with Apple to allow Store customers to experiment with her song You Should See Me in a Crown in Music Lab sessions in its stores, and several other collaborations which has made up Billie Eilish net worth.