Billie Eilish is a young American singer and songwriter who made headlines at the beginning of the year as she became the first female artist ever to bag the prestigious Grammy Awards in all four major categories.
Billie brought the limelight on her with the song ‘Ocean Eyes’, which she had uploaded on SoundCloud at the tender age of 14. Then, she was offered a contract with Interscope Records.
Since then, there was no looking back for the singer. Within a few years of her career, Billi has accumulated immense wealth. Let’s find out more about her.
Age, height, and weight of the Grammy Winner
Billie Eilish was born in the month of December in 2001. She is currently 19 years old. Her height is 1.63 m (5 feet 4 inches) and she weighs 61 kg.
What is the net worth of Billie Eilish?
As a blooming little flower into the whole nursery of artists in the industry, Billie has efficiently been able to make a net worth of around $25 million. Her wealth comes from her singles, stage performances, concert and endorsements. Within a span of just five years, Billie has shredded a lot of sweat to make her mark in the industry.
A glimpse into Billie Eilish’s early days
The singer was born on 18th December 2001. The Grammy winner was born and brought up in Los Angeles, California, USA. Both her parents Maggie Baird and Patrick O’Connell belonged to the entertainment industry, which gave her the inspiration to make her way in it. An early guide to Billie’s bright future was her brother, Finneas.
When Billie was a child, Finneas had already established himself as a great musician who used to practice songwritings, had his band, and was a performing artist by profession. Finneas used to guide her about the basics of songwriting and Billie gripped this art at a very young age.
A look into the Personal Life of the star
Billie Eilish goes fancy over her looks and appearance and she loves to layer herself in eye-catching necklaces. Eilish loves to dress up in baggy clothes and carries herself in the most confident manner possible. Billie is fond of splurging on her jewelry and watches. Luxurious brands like Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Bvlgari, and Chopard can be seen in the drawer of her dressing table. At present, the 19 year old girl lives with her parents and brother in Los Angeles’ Highland Park neighborhood.
A Glimpse at her career
Billie Eilish marked the beginning of her professional career with her first song ‘Ocean Eyes’ along with her brother Finneas, which they uploaded on SoundCloud. This brought her talent to the limelight as the song got more than 10 million hits.
Since then, there was nothing that could stop Eilish from climbing up higher and higher. Her hard work and talent allowed her to taste immense success. Shortly, radio stations and media got to know about this budding talent and they began promoting and praising her. She then signed a contract with Interscope Records. Bille became a mainstream star after the success of her track ‘Bad Guy’. Later, discovering about Eilish’s potential, Apple Music signed her to A&R company named ‘Platoon’.
In the year 2017, Eilish released the single ‘Six Feet Under’ and she also released four different remixed versions of her debut song Ocean Eyes. Eilish also began grabbing attention and praises from around the world. She even got a chance to collaborate with American singer Khalid for the single named ‘Lovely’. In 2018, she released singles namely ‘Hotline Bling’, ‘Bitches Broken Hearts’, ‘Party Favour’ and ‘You Should See Me in a Crown’. Furthermore, she even got a chance to feature in the soundtrack of FIFA 2019.
Awards and nominations received by Billie Eilish
With a head-to-head fight with all of the emerging artists in the industry, Eilish has rightly proved her worth with numerous awards and recognitions.
- Billie is the youngest artist to receive Grammy Awards in 4 mainstream categories i.e. Best Album, Best Song, Best Record and Best New Artist
- She has received two American Music Awards. (2019)
- She is also the recipient of two MTV Europe Music Awards (2019) and three MTV Video Music Awards. (2019)
- Billie holds two Guinness World Records which she earned on April 5 and April 13, 2019.
- Eilish holds one NRJ Music Award (2019) and one Brit Award (2020) as well.
Favorite quotes of Billie Eilish
Some amazing quotes from the singer are:
“I’ve always done whatever I want and always been exactly who I am.’’
“In the public eye, girls and women with strong perspectives are hated. If you’re a girl with an opinion, people just hate you. There are still people who are afraid of successful women, and that’s so lame.”
“There are always going to be bad things. But you can write it down and make a song out of it.”
A teenage power-package, Billie Eilish has taken up the world with a storm at such an early age where children are not even done with complaining about their favorite toys. She has marked the beginning of her career with some of the dignities. She is tremendously talented, hardworking and it would not be wrong to proclaim her as a great inspiration to youngsters.