Billie Eilish is currently at the top of the world of music and has secured the Grammy Award 2020. The 18-year-old made history after winning a total of five honors, including Record of the Year, Best Pop Vocal, Best New Artist, and Song of the Year awards.
She not only became the youngest person to win one of the highest awards but was the first artist since Christopher Cross in 1981 to sweep all four. Eilish is going to be the youngest singer in making a James Bond movie theme song.
She won her debut studio album “If We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” Bad Guy was named Album of the Year and Song of the Year for her hit single.
What is the net worth of Billie Eilish?
Since her debut on the music scene back in 2015, Eilish has accumulated tremendous wealth. In 2015, she launched her first song on Soundcloud and released her first E.P. in 2017, which was Don’t Smile at Me.
“When we all fall asleep, where do we go” was her next song. When it was released in March 2019, it ranked on the Billboard Charts at number one. Her songs were commercially successful and acclaimed critically as well.
Her single Bad Guy has been on the Billboard hot 100 for nine weeks before it hit number one in the world’s top charts.
In all, there were four platinum songs in America for the album which were, All the good girls go to Hell, wish you were gay, bury a friend, and Bad Guy. Meanwhile, after selling about 200,000 copies, the album has been certified gold in the U.K.
Therefore, what does all of this add up to in the bottom line of Eilish? The singer and songwriter are worth an astounding $8 million, just over £ 6 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
All of her income is not just from the music. The singer has also collaborated in promoting the music lab app with Apple and Freak City, which is a clothing line. Advertisements for Adobe Creative Cloud and Calvin Klein have also released with Billie Eilish. And the singer will soon add to her riches, fresh from the back of her impressive Grammy performance.
Billie Eilish Early Life
Billie Eilish was born in Los Angeles, California on 18 December 2001, as Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell. Her parents Patrick and Maggie, have worked in the entertainment industry.
She started singing at a very young age and most home-schooled. At the age of 8, she joined the L.A. children’s Choir. At the age of 11, she wrote her first song. Her older brother Finneas is a producer, musician, and songwriter as well.
Billie Eilish Career
Billie released the album ‘Ocean Eyes’ in October 2015 penned for her own band by Finneas at the age of 13 years, two months short of her fourteenth birthday. Billie gave her dance instructor a recording of the song, and he helped choreograph a dance that was ultimately inserted into the music video. She uploaded the song to Spotify and SoundCloud.
In March 2016, the video was uploaded to YouTube. Ocean Eyes rapidly became viral, with over 170 million Spotify streams. It was eventually certified by RIAA Platinum, and on the Billboard hot 100, it reached at number 84. She released a second single named “Six Feet Under” later that year.
The first extended play, “Don’t smile at me” by Billie Eilish was released in 2017. In addition to #7 in Norway, #8 in Sweden, and #24 on the Billboard 200, the E.P. reached #3 on the U.S. alternative chart. In the same year, she released her E.P. “Up Next Session: Billie Eilish.” Her single “Bellyache” had been gold certified.
Her single “Lovely” (with Khalid) was number 4 in New Zealand, and her single “When The Party’s Over” was number 3 in New Zealand and number 10 in Australia. Eilish has confirmed she has the syndrome of Tourette.
In March 2019, Billie released his first studio album: “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” The album reached number 1 position in the United Kingdom, United States of America, Canada, and Australia. She was the first artist to have the #1 hit on the Hot 100 list of Billboard, who born in the 21st century.
The album broke down the record on the Billboard Hot 100 for a women singer for most singles at the same time. This album is a 2X Platinum-certified in the USA, and in other several countries certified as platinum.
Billie, in collaboration with the Japanese artist Takashi Murakami who directed some of Billie’s music videos, launched a clothing line in April 2019. At approximately the same time, Billie featured in Adobe Creative Cloud ads. She appeared in ads for Calvin Klein in May 2019.
She collaborated in July 2019, on a new clothing line with Freak City. Billie has collaborated in a campaign to promote the Music Lab app for Apple in August 2019.
Personal Life of Billie Eilish
Billie has spoken about her depressive feelings. She has depression and synesthesia. She is a supporter of veganism and vegetarianism.
Do you have depression too? Being a fan of Billie, it’s important you take care of your help and address the matter. You can also check the severity of your health by doing an online depression test on any website or calculators.tech if you are not comfortable in visiting the doctor.
Social Media Activities
Billie has a huge fan following on social media, which reflects in the number of followers on each social media account. She has more than:
- 27 million subscribers on YouTube
- 3.8 million followers on Twitter
- 1.14 million followers on SoundCloud, and
- 56 million followers on Instagram.
Records she broke
Before 2019, Eilish definitely had no international popularity. Since her song “When We All Fall Asleep, where do we go,” she produced a rather broad cult. The hit single “Bad Guy” not only ranked the singer on Billboard Hot 100 for her first number as a female artist but also helped her to break records.
Up until now, Eilish is the first and only singer to have recorded a single (which was number one at charts) in the United States who was born in the 2000s. Eilish also has four platinum songs and eight gold songs that have boosted her success as well as her net worth gradually.