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Billy Porter Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 18, 2020

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Short Biography

Billy Porter was born on 21-09-1969 in Pittsburgh in the state of Pennsylvania, United States. He is an American Theatre Actor, Television Actor, Voice Artist, Singer & Musician.

Billy Porter Complete Bio & Career

Prior to becoming a successful singer, he started his career as a theatre singer and has sung in Broadway productions such as Smokey Joe's Café, and Grease. He made his initial impact by placing 'Love Is On The Way' on the soundtrack to the film First Wives' Club, in 1996. His debut album, Untitled, was firmly anchored in traditional R&B territory, with several key ballads included (such as a cover version of Glenn Jones's 'Show Me') in an attempt to win over mainstream radio.
After the success of his debut album Billy Porter which released in 1997, it took him another 8 years to release his next album titled At the Corner of Broadway + Soul in the year 2005. His next 2 albums too released after a long gap. His other 2 albums thus far are Billy's Back on Broadway, and Billy Porter Presents the Soul of Richard Rodgers which released in 2014 and 2017 respectively. He has also performed at various places not just in the U.S. but also across the globe. He currently stars in the television series Pose for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and won the 2019 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, becoming the first openly gay black man to be nominated and win in any lead acting category at the Primetime Emmys.

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Billy Porter Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to William E. Porter, and Cloerinda Jean Johnson Porter Ford. He has a sister named MaryMartha Ford-Dieng. After dating Adam Smith for a long time the couple finally tied knots on 14-01-2017. 

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 41
Biceps Size 14
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Black
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Address New York City, New York, United States
School Reizenstein Middle School, Pittsburgh
Taylor Allderdice High School, Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts School, Pittsburgh
College College of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Travelling
Marital Status Married
Debut First Album - Billy Porter (1997)
First Film - Twisted (1996)
First TV Show - The Rosie O’Donnell Show (1996)
Best Friends Rosie O’Donnell
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website www.billyporter.com


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Sport Football
Favorite Actress Elizabeth Hurley
Favorite Singer Michael Jackson
Favorite Accessories Shades

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Billy Porter

  • He joined an entertainment group named Flash during the summers of 1985-1987 and used to perform on a daily basis at Kennywood Park in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania.
  • His cover of Celine Dion‘s song “Only One Road” was included on the Human Rights Campaign compilation album titled Love Rocks.
  • Billy Porter has also appeared in an episode of the famous talk/variety show, The RuPaul Show.
  • As a producer, Billy Porter has worked on several episodes of the TV drama series, Mess.

Billy Porter Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

54 years, 9months, 27 days old age Billy Porter will turn 55 on 21 September, 2024. Only 2 months, 2 days, 10 hours,22 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Billy Porter has celebrated the total number of 55 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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