|Full name||Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell|
|Birthday||December 18, 2001|
|Billie Eilish net worth||$30 million|
|Source of wealth||Music, endorsements, merch line, fragrances|
|Residence||Highland Park, Los Angeles, California|
Billie Eilish is an American singer and songwriter with a net worth of about $30 million. She was the world’s 43rd best-paid celebrity in 2020 according to Forbes, with earnings of $53 million. Billie Eilish makes her fortune from music, tours, endorsements, and films. She was reportedly paid $25 million in 2020 by Apple for Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry, a documentary about her life and career.
The singer began her career in 2015 when she was 13. She has released two studio albums and has won several awards including seven Grammys and two American Music Awards. So, how did Billie Eilish start and how did she accumulate a net worth of $30 million? We’ll also let you know how she spends her millions.
Billie Eilish was born on December 18, 2001, to Patrick O’Connell, an actor, and Maggie, a teacher, and actress. Billie, who was born through in vitro fertilization was raised in Highland Park, Los Angeles, California. Together with his brother Finneas O’Connell, Billie was homeschooled by their mother who taught and trained them the basics of songwriting.
By the time she was eight, Billie joined the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus and performed at talent contests. Eilish wrote her first song when she was 11, which was an assignment for her mother’s songwriting class. She also went for some acting auditions but was more passionate about music than acting.
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In 2015, when she was 13, Billie Eilish began writing songs with her brother Finneas, who had been a musician and producer for a couple of years. The siblings recorded songs and uploaded them to SoundCloud. In November 2015, Billie released a track titled “Ocean Eyes” which was written and produced by his brother. She uploaded the song to SoundCloud as she normally did. She was noticed by Danny Rukasin, her brother’s manager, who talked to him about his sister’s talent.
At the beginning of 2016, with the help of Fianneas and his manager, Billie Eilish was signed to Platoon, a company that deals with packaging upcoming musicians before they land a major-label recording contract. In March 2016, a music video of her song “Ocean Eyes” was released on her official YouTube channel.
In June 2016, Billie released her second single “Six Feet Under” and uploaded it to SoundCloud. She also released an amateur video of the song later that month which was directed by herself and edited by her mother. In August 2016 the singer was signed to Interscope Records by Justin Lubliner, founder and CEO of Darkroom, a subsidiary of Interscope Records.
In the beginning of 2017, Billie Eilish released an extended play with remixes by artists such as Blackbear and Goldhouse for “Ocean Eyes”. She released another extended play with remixes by Gazzo and other musicians for “Six Feet Under”. After the success of the two Eps, Eilish released the single “Bored” on March 30, 2017. She also performed at the South by Southwest music festival in the same month.
On August 11, 2017, Billie released her debut EP, Don’t Smile at Me, which reached #14 on the Billboard 200 chart. It featured seven singles including “Ocean Eyes” (2016), “Copycat” (2017), and “Party Favor” (2018). She then embarked on the Don’t Smile at Me Tour in October 2017 to promote her debut EP.
Billie Eilish released her first studio album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? on March 29, 2019. The album debuted at number one in 15 countries around the world including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Denmark. The singer became the youngest female ever to have a number one album in the UK and the first musician born in the 21st century to have a number one album in the U.S. She broke the record for the most songs by a female artist charting concurrently on the Hot 100 chart with 14.
On July 30, 2021, Billie Eilish released her second studio album, Happier Than Ever. It debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 as well as on album charts in 27 other countries. The album was ranked #8 on Billboard’s list of Top 50 Best Albums of 2021 and 15th on a similar list by Rolling Stone.
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Billie Eilish has a net worth of $30 million. How does she make her millions?
According to Forbes, Billie Eilish made about $53 million in 2020 and was ranked the world’s 43rd highest-paid celebrity that year. About half of those earnings came from Apple for Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry, a documentary about her life and career.
Billie Eilish has made millions from the sale of her music. She has sold 5 million albums and 41.5 million digital singles globally. The single “Bad Guy” from her debut studio album, was the best-selling single globally in 2019 with sales of 19.5 million units. Billie Eilish was the 4th best-selling artist of 2019 and the 5th best-selling musician of 2020.
Her first album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? sold 1.2 million units worldwide and was the 5th best-selling album of 2019. According to The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, Billie was also the 3rd best-selling female act of 2021, trailing only Taylor Swift and Adele.
The “Bad Guy” singer makes millions from touring. She has headlined five tours so far and is currently on her sixth concert tour — Happier Than Ever, The World Tour — which began on February 3, 2022, and is expected to end on September 30, 2022. Parade notes that the singer made about $18 million from her 2019 When We All Fall Asleep Tour. She made $4.9 million from three shows during her 2020 Where DO We Go? World Tour, that was interrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Billie Eilish has endorsed brands such as Calvin Klein, Adobe Creative Cloud, and MCM Worldwide. She has also partnered with Apple and the Advertising Council. The singer owns a clothing line that features hoodies, t-shirts, and other apparel as well as accessories.
In November 2021, the singer launched a fragrance known as Eilish which costs $68 for a 100 ml bottle. According to The Richest, Eilish recently launched a Vegan chocolate bar called Happier Than Ever — the name of her second studio album. In 2020, she released a collection of branded ukuleles with American instruments manufacturer Fender.
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How does Billie Eilish spend her millions?
In 2019, when Billie Eilish was just 17 years, she paid $2.3 million for a horse ranch in Glendale, California. According to Dirt, the ranch belonged to Leona Lewis and sits on a 0.72-acre piece of land. It also features a 2,100-square-foot ranch house with three bedrooms and three bathrooms.
The singer however lives in her childhood home, a two-bedroom bungalow in Highland Park, LA with her parents. His brother moved out of the family home in 2019 and lives in a $2.7 million home in Los Feliz together with his girlfriend Claudia Sulewski, a YouTuber. He also owns a $5.2 million mansion in Malibu, California.
Like many other celebrities, Billie Eilish can’t resist spending her money on expensive designer clothing and accessories. In her July 20th, 2019 Instagram stories, she rocked golden crystal Chanel earrings that cost about $975 a pair, a long chain necklace worth about $1,150, and a $925 bracelet. She also wore another $2,000 necklace and a $1,800 chocker.
The “Ocean Eyes” singer wears a ring on almost each of her fingers. She spends about $90-$140 for each piece. According to TheThings Celebrity, Billie spends about $200 on her super long nails every month. She is also known to wear two or more watches at once. Eilish has been spotted with $40,000 and $5,000 Chanel watches. Billie loves hats, you might often spot her wearing a $350 Gucci printed ball cap or a $310 MCM black bucket hat. Her sneaker collection is stunning. Some of her favorite sneaker brands include Yeezy, Nike, Balenciaga, Reebok, and Gucci.
What about her car collection? According to HotCars, the singer owns a McLaren 720S worth about $300,000, a black Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat that goes for around $60,000 as well as a $75,000 Chevrolet Suburban, and a $90,000 Mazda5.
Billie Eilish has won seven Grammy Awards. In the 2020 62nd Grammy Awards, Billie Eilish became the youngest artist to win the four main categories in the same year; Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Best New Artist, and Song of the Year. The “everything i wanted” singer has also won three Brit Awards, three MTV Music Awards, two American Music Awards, one Academy Award, and a Golden Globe Award.
In 2020 Billie became the youngest individual to make the Forbes Celebrity 100 list after earning $53 million. In 2021 she was featured by Time magazine as one of the world’s 100 most powerful people.
Billie Eilish has been in a relationship with Matthew Tyler Vorce, since April 2021. They however broke up in May this year. The singer has also dated rapper Brandon Adams. Eilish has stated that she has undergone depression and even planned to commit suicide but rapper XXXTentacion (deceased) talked her out of it.
Billie Eilish brother
Eilish has one sibling, a brother, Finneas Baird O’Connell, a musician, songwriter, actor, and record producer. He has written and produced music for his sister Billie and other artists as well. Finneas, 24, has won eight Grammy Awards. He has been in a relationship with Claudia Sulewski since 2018.
Billie Eilish has an estimated net worth of $30 million. She has made most of her fortune from music, films, and endorsements. She also owns a merch line and in 2021 she launched the fragrance known as Eilish. Finally, below are some quotes by Billie Eilish.
- “I’m trying to show everybody that I’m a girl, and I’m five foot four, and you can do anything you want, no matter your gender. It’s your world, too!”
- “Time is kind of an amazing thing because you can do so much with it. I think people underestimate time… I don’t want to just sit on my phone for hours.”
- “I’ve always liked being busy. If I have nothing to do for a week, it just makes me mad.”
- “I listen to music all day every day. I can’t not listen to music. It’s kind of scary how much I listen to music, but it’s what I love, and it’s all I care about, so I’m good with it.”
- “I wrote my first song at 12 and remember someone asking, ‘What were you going through at 12 that you could write about?’ I get what you’re saying, but 11, 12, 13 were the hardest years of my life. You learn everything. You learn how horrible things feel.”