Billie Eilish is a famous American pop singer and songwriter who rose to prominence in 2015 following the release of her hit song “Ocean Eyes” on SoundCloud.
Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell was born on December 18, 2001, in Los Angeles, California to parents, Maggie Baird and actor Patrick O’Connell who are also prominent personalities in the entertainment industry.
Billie grew up in a music-loving family which greatly influenced her. Her elder brother, Finneas O’Connell had a band of his own, “The Slightlys”. Billie’s mother is a songwriter while her father played instruments such as the piano and the ukulele.
Billie Eilish Career
Billie Eilish’s big break came after she uploaded the song ‘Ocean Eyes’ on SoundCloud in early 2016. The song was recorded in October 2015 and had been written for her by her elder brother.
The song was a huge success as it registered more than 10 million hits within a short period of time and Eilish later signed with the boutique label, Darkroom in the summer of 2016.
Billie Eilish’s debut album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? which was released on March 29, 2019, and reached number one on the Billboard 200 charts and later won Album of the Year at the Grammys. The song “Bad Guy” from the album also won a Grammy in 2020 for Song of the Year.
Billie Eilish Net Worth
As of 2020, Billie Eilish has an estimated net worth of roughly $53 million according to Forbes. She is one of the highest-paid celebrities in the world.