An icon of a generation, Billie Eilish attracted public attention by violating music and fashion norms. The Generation Z and avant-garde singer attained pop-star status after questioning all conventional public expectations.
Thus, the electropop artist at the top of the charts pushed the turn of the millennium aside and consolidated her status as a generational icon.
Biography & Age
California-born Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell was born on December 18, 2001. As an adult, Eilish grew up in Highland Park, a neighborhood of her hometown Los Angeles, and received homeschooling there. Billie’s musical inclinations were obvious from an early age, and her first public performances were with the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus, which she joined at the age of eight. Even before she became a teenager, Billie Eilish was already writing her songs.
At the age of fourteen, Billie became unexpectedly famous. She recorded her first song Ocean Eyes in her bedroom for fun and uploaded it to SoundCloud one day in early 2016. Interestingly, she uploaded the song to the streaming platform so her dance coach could listen to it. But surprisingly, it virtualized overnight and quickly caught the attention of industry leaders. The teenager was soon signed to Darkroom and Interscope Records, and in late 2016 Ocean Eyes was officially launched on a global scale to critical acclaim. By April 2017, the song had played a million times on Spotify.
Billie Eilish’s music career then gained momentum as she followed up with another single Six Feet Under. 2017 was a very busy and big year for the singer; she remixed no less than four times Ocean Eyes, released four singles Bellyache, Bored, Watch and Copycat. Her Bored song was released in the pilot season of 13 Reasons Why. In August of the same year, she dropped her critically acclaimed debut EP Don’t Smile At Me. Billie’s later singles include When the Party’s Over, You Should See Me in a Crown and Bitches Broken Hearts. Her debut album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? was released in March 2019.
The singer has also released joint songs under her belt, including the Watch remix entitled &Burn, which she did with Vince Staples. Her joint single with Khalid entitled Lovely was also a success and became the soundtrack for the second season of 13 Reasons Why. Besides her original songs, the electropop artist has also toured successfully and made song covers.
Billie Eilish’s Family – Parents, Brother
Billie Eilish comes from a family of entertainers. She is the daughter of music-loving Patrick O’Connell and music-loving Maggie Baird – an actress, musician, and screenwriter. Billie is not the only child to inherit her parents’ creative genes, as her older brother, Finneas O’Connell, is also a successful musician who plays in a band called The Slightly. It is common knowledge that Finneas originally wrote Billie’s Ocean Eyes hit for his band.
Billie Eilish can already boast a successful career in such a short time. Although the teenage sensation has established itself as a formidable force in the music scene, she is still working her way to the top. Billie’s exact salary has not been disclosed, but the singer’s net worth is currently around $5 million, and this figure is expected to rise even further soon.
Billie Eilish is still blossoming into a fine lady, and as such her present body status will change in the future as she grows. The musician currently stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches and weighs about 52 kg. Her other body measurements have not been disclosed.
Is She Gay Or Does She Have A Boyfriend?
Billie Eilish has not been romantically involved with anyone since she came into the spotlight. Although she was considered too young until now, the secret of the singer’s love life has also aroused curiosity about her sexuality. The pop star seems to be more focused on building her career and has neither confirmed nor denied speculations about her sexuality or who she is with.
Other Facts About Billie Eilish
1 In November 2018 Billie Eilish revealed that she suffers from Tourette’s syndrome.
2. Billie Eilish is also known to have a straight face. According to the singer, she does not like to smile because it makes her feel weak and powerless.
3. like most people of her generation, the electropop artist is very active in social media. In less than three years, Billie’s music has cumulatively made about $4 billion on both Spotify and YouTube. She has also collected millions of followers on popular social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
4 In addition to her music career, Billie Eilish also works as a model and businesswoman in the fashion industry. In October 2018 she was signed to Next Models. As a businesswoman, she owns a clothing line, Blohsh, and her merchandise can be purchased at Urban Outfitters.