Billy Porter Age, Facts, Family, Biography, Career

Billy Porter
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About Billy Porter
Birth PlaceUnited States
Birth DateSeptember 211969
Zodiac SignVirgo
Eye ColorDark Brown

Who Is Billy Porter?

Billy Porter is an American singer, actor, writer, and director who first gained attention by appearing on Broadway shows. Later, he started his solo career as a singer and actor.

What Is Billy Porter’s Full Name?

His full name is William Ellis Porter II but he is better known as Billy Porter.

How Many Social Media Followers Does He Have?

He has more than 3 million followers on Instagram (@theebillyporter), over 1 million followers on Facebook (@theebillyporter), and upwards of 250,000 followers on X (@theebillyporter).

He also has a YouTube channel (@TheeBillyPorter) with over 125,000 subscribers.

What Is His Net Worth?

His net worth was around $1 million in 2024.

What Are The Educational Details Of Billy?

He went to Reizenstein Middle School and Taylor Allderdice High School for his school education.

In 1987, he graduated from Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts School. He also went to the College of Fine Arts at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Drama.

He also received a graduation-level certificate in screenwriting from the University of California, Los Angeles.

What Is The Height Of Billy?

He is approx 5 feet 9 inches or 175.26 cm tall.

Who Is In His Family?

His father is William Ellis Porter and his mom is Cloerinda Jean Johnson Porter Ford. He has a sister MaryMartha E. Ford-Dieng.

What Is His Birthplace?

He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Has He Endorsed Any Brand?

Using his impressive social media fanbase, he has advertised for a number of big brands such as Champion, Gucci, Tom Ford, etc.

Does Billy Have A Boyfriend?

He has been romantically linked to Adam Smith – first in 2009 and they split in 2010. They reconciled in 2015 and got married in January 2017. In the summer of 2023, they split once again.

Adam is the co-owner of a New York-based eyewear company named “Native Ken”.

Billy Porter Facts

  1. As a director, he made his debut with the rom-com film Anything’s Possible in 2022.
  2. Porter was raised in a very religious family.
  3. Between the age of 7 and 12, his stepfather sexually abused him.
  4. In 1992, he won $100,000 by appearing in the talent show Star Search.
  5. At 16, he came out as gay.
  6. In 2014, he won the Grammy Award for Land of Lola: Backstage at Kinky Boots for its Best Musical Theater Album.


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