Mostly known as Billie Eilish, her original name is Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell. She is a very popular America based singer and songwriter. Born in the year 2001, this 18-year-old singing sensation first bagged popularity in 2015. She posted the song ‘Ocean Eyes’ on song cloud which later was released through Interscope Records. Her brother Finneas was the writer of this song. She is always seen in live shows and music with her brother. In 2017 she made her debut with ‘Don’t Smile at Me’, which gathered unexpected love. It came to the Top 15 songs of US, Canada, UK, and Australia.
Some quick interesting facts about Eilish!
- Born – December 18, 2001
- Age – 18
- Genre – Electropop and Pop
- Brother – Finneas O’ Connell
- Labels – Interscope
- First viral hit – Ocean Eyes (in the age of 13)
- The first-ever female to have 5 Grammy awards.
How was the early life of Eilish?
Billie took birth in Los Angeles. Her mother is a teacher, screenwriter, and actress. Her father is a part-time actor and a construction worker. Both her mother and father are well musicians. Her descent is of both Irish and Scottish. It was her mother who taught Billie and her brother the basics of song writing. His brother writes his own song and performs them. Billie mostly collaborates with her brother in music. She says that it was her parents who motivated her to take up the music as a career. Technically when she was only 11 years old, she wrote her first song.
How did she shine in her music career?
When her brother’s band released her song Ocean eyes on Soundcloud, it received maximum praise. It was hit in media and many music supervisors appreciated her potential. Then with the help of his brother, she signed a deal with Apple and Chanel. In 2016 the video of ocean eyes released. The same year she signed the label The Darkroom. In the year 2019, her song was in Billboard Top 100.
Her studio album debut was with When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? (2019). It came in atop the Billboard 200. It also became the top-performing album of 2019. The album topped number one in the UK. This album of Billie has six Billboard Hot 100 songs: When The Party’s Over, Bury a Friend, Wish You Were Gay, Xanny, and Bad Guy. Eilish performed the song “No Time to Die” in 2020 for the film No Time to Die by James bond.
Awards and accolades!
She is the receiver of many prestigious awards. Eilish is the recipient of 5 Grammy awards, 2 American music awards, 2 Guinness world records, and many more. Billie is the youngest, second and the very first female to have had 4 Grammy awards. Her all songs are on the Billboard hot songs list. Many songs have broken records. She is a true singing sensation.
The net worth of Billie Eilish
As of 2020, her net worth is $6 million. This pop singing sensation has definitely turned the scene of music. With a huge fan following, she is one of the best singers now.