American performer and singer
Facts of Billy Porter
|Full Name:||Billy Porter|
|Birth Date:||September 21, 1969|
|Profession:||Performer and Singer|
|Height:||5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)|
|Net Worth||$4 million|
|Birth Place||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|
|Education||Carnegie Mellon University|
|Father||William E. Porter|
|Mother||Cloerinda Jean Johnson Porter Ford|
|Siblings||Mary Martha Ford-Dieng|
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Billy Porter was born on 21st September 1969 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the United States) is an American Broadway theater performer, singer, and actor. In fact, he has worked in several movies, TV shows and also released his albums and singles.
Billy Porter: Bio, Age, Education
Billy Porter was born on 21st September 1969 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the United States to his parents, William E. Porter and Cloerinda Jean Johnson Porter Ford. As siblings, he has a sister named Mary Martha Ford-Dieng. As of 2020, he is 50 years old and belongs to the birth sign, Virgo. By nationality, he is an American and his ethnicity is Afro-American.
Talking about his education, he attended Reizenstein Middle School, Taylor Allderdice High School, and Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts School where he graduated in 1987. Later, he graduated from the College of Fine Arts at Carnegie Mellon University with a B.F.A. in Drama and received a certificate from the graduate-level Professional Program in Screenwriting at UCLA.
The American Entertainer, Billy Porter stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches and weighs 70 kg. Likewise, Billy holds 1.3 million followers on Instagram, 181.1k followers on Twitter, 145k followers on Facebook and 6.88k subscribers on YouTube.
Billy Porter: Professional Career
- Firstly, Porter began his career as an actor with the movie named Twister as Siniqua in 1996.
- After that, he appeared in films like The First Wives Club (1996), Anastasia (1997), The Intern (2000), The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy (2000), Noel (2004), The Humbling (2014), Like a Boss (2020), and Cinderella (2021).
- Similarly, Billy played in TV series such as Another World (1998), Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story (1999), Law & Order (2004), So You Think You Can Dance (2007-12), etc.
- Likewise, he worked in TV shows: The Big C (2012), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2013), Land of Lola: Backstage at Kinky Boots (2013), Christmas at Rockefeller Plaza (2014), Billy Porter: Broad & Soul (2015), etc.
- The entertainer starred in shows including The Get Down (2016), Pose (2018-present), American Horror Story: Apocalypse (2018), Saturday Night Live (2019), and Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve (2019).
- Apart from acting, he is also a singer who debuted with his album titled Billy Porter in 1997.
- Furthermore, Porter released his other albums like At the Corner of Broadway + Soul (2005), Billy’s Back on Broadway (2014), and Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers (2017).
- Moreover, his singles include Show Me/What Iz Time (1997), Awaiting You/Time (2005), Edelweiss (2017), and Love Yourself (2019).
- Additionally, he recorded other songs like Only One Road (Love Rocks compilation album), Love Is on the Way (The First Wives Club), Destiny (Jordan Hill on Jim Brickman’s Greatest Hits album), Where Is Love (with Liz Callaway).
- In addition, he has also made guest appearances on several TV shows.
According to the sources, Billy Porter had an estimated net worth of $4 million as of 2020. However, the information about his salary is unknown.
Billy Porter: Personal Life; Girlfriend & Affairs
Regarding his love life, he is gay by his sexuality. He married his longtime boyfriend Adam Smith on 14th January 2017. Besides, there is no detail regarding his past relationship and affair.
Billy Porter: Awards and Achievements
- com Audience Choice Awards 2013
- Dorian Awards for TV Performance of the Year-Actor 2019, 2020
- 2019 Dorian Awards for TV Musical Performance of the Year
- Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Leading Actor in a Musical 2013
- Emmy Awards (Primetime) for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series 2019
- GLAAD Media Awards for Vito Russo Award 2017
- Gold Derby Awards for TV Drama Series Actor of the Year 2019
- Grammy Awards for Best Musical Theater Album 2014
- Outer Critics’ Circle Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical 2013
- Tony Awards for Best Leading Actor in a Musical 2013
Billy Porter: Rumors and Controversy
There is no rumor and controversy regarding his life.