Billie Eilish is one of the youngest hit maker artists in the industry. She is known to be a famous singer and songwriter, popular for her songs such as ‘Ocean Eyes’, ‘Bad Guy’, ‘Bellyache’ etc. Her debut album became the best performing album of 2019 in the US. Above all, Billie Eilish has become the youngest person to win four main Grammy categories. In addition, she is also a social media advocate. Billie is an animals right and veganism activist, for which she has won PETA ‘Best Voice for Animals’. Eilish has also been active for voting rights in the US.
Early life of Billie Eilish
Billie Eilish’s full name is Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell. She was born on 18 December, 2001 in Los Angeles, California. She was born in the family of artists. Her mother Maggie Baird is a teacher, actor and screenwriter. And her father Patrick O’Connell is also an actor and musician, despite a construction worker. Billie has been home-schooled by her mother, who taught her and her brother Finneas songwriting from a young age. Certainly, her love for singing and songwriting is a gift from her mother.
Career Highlights of Billie Eilish
Billie’s first public song was in October 2015, when she uploaded her original ‘Ocean Eyes’ on SoundCloud. Subsequently, the song brought her recognition. Later, she was signed by Apple music to A&R company Platoon. By August 2016, Billie has already signed to a a record label named ‘The Darkroom’. After that, her career took a high jump. The same year, Billie released her first single ‘Six Feet Under’. These events were followed by her greatest hits and singles. She released songs like ‘Bellyache’, ‘Bored’, ‘Idontwannabeyouanymore’ and ‘My Boy’. Also, in 2017, she released a collaboration with Vince Stapler named ‘&burn’.
Later in 2018, she came up with chart buster hits like ‘Lovely’ with Khalid, ‘You Should See Me in a Crown’ and ‘When the Party’s Over’. One of the major highlights in Eilish’s career was her enlistment in Forbes 30 under 30 in November 2018. Later in January 2019, Billie was announced to be the youngest artist to top 1 billion streams on a project, with the launch of her EP ‘Don’t Smile at Me’. Billie released her album ‘When we all fall asleep, Where do we go?’ followed by the When we all fall asleep tour. The album gave us some of the brilliant songs like ‘Bury a Friend’, ‘Wish You were Gay’,’My Future’ and ‘Bad Guy’.
Recently, Billie gave her voice for the James Bond’s final sequel soundtrack called ‘No Time to Die’. Moreover, a new single by Billie Eilish is set to release in November.
Awards won by Billie Eilish
As mentioned above, Billie Eilish is the youngest singer to have won major Grammy categories: Best New Artist, Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Album of the Year. Precisely, Billie is the recipient of five Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, one Brit Award, three Billboard Music Awards and two Guinness World Records.
Billie Eilish’s net worth
The American singer and songwriter Billie Eilish has won over the world. From releasing her first song on SoundCloud to becoming the youngest artist to win major Grammy Awards , Billie has come a long way. What came along was her commercial success. As a result of her hard work, Billie Eilish’s Net Worth stands at $6 million as of 2020, at the age of 18.