Billy Porter (born September 21, 1969) is an American Performer, Actor and Pop Singer from Pittsburgh, USA. He is famous for performing in the Broadway. Soon, he also starts his solo singing career. The best albums from his side are self-titled Album and “back on Broadway”.
Some of his recorded singles like “Show Me”/”What Iz Time”, “Destiny” and “Where is Love”. Presently, Porter is appearing on the TV show “Pose”. Recently, the Oscar Awards 2019 has started. It is a big time for celebrities. Additionally, the stars do not experiment with their looks.
They prefer the classic dressing style with pink and black. On the other hand, Billy lands on the red carpet with something unique. He is following Ranveer Singh (Bollywood Actor). Now, Billy wears a tuxedo gown designs by Christian Siriano. It is a black-colored outfit with a black bow tie and ruffled sleeves.
On the other hand, Porter looks confident while carrying the dress. Meanwhile, Hollywood is also following “The Gully Boy” dressing style. As a result, Billy’s style is perfect to show the gender neutrality on the red carpet. His partner Adam also attends the event.
Early Life, Parents & Profile
The Stage Performer was born 21st of September 1969 in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania, USA). Currently, Billy Porter’s age is around 49 years in 2019. He is the son of his parents William E. Porter (father) and Clorinda Jean Johnson Ford (mother).
In fact, his sweet sister’s name is Mary Martha Ford. Billy did his BFA from the Carnegie Mellon University College of Fine Arts.
Soon, he enrolls in the UCLA for the professional program in Screenwriting. He also joined an entertainment group i.e. “Flash”.
Personal Affairs, Boyfriend & Spouse
Billy did not discuss his sexuality in open. But, he is a transgender male. In fact, Porter’s passionate life partner is Adam Smith.
His wedding organized on January 14, 2017. Additionally, Smith owns a company named “Native Ken”. However, his first marriage ends with a heartbreaking divorce.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Full Real Birth Name||Billy Porter.|
|Profession||Performer, Actor and Pop Singer.|
|Famous For||Appearing on the Oscar wearing a gown.|
|Age (As of 2019)||49 years old|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||September 21, 1969.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania, USA).|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Virgo.|
|Current Residence||Los Angeles, USA.|
|Awards||1. Tony Awards Best Actor Title in “Kinky Boots” (2013). |
2. Grammy Award for Best Musical Album “Kinky Boots” (2014).
|Hollywood Films||1. Twisted (1996).|
2. Intern (2000).
3. Noel (2004).
4. The Humbling (2014).
|TV Shows||1. Another World (1998).|
2. Law & Order (2004).
3. The Big C (2012).
4. Christmas at Rockefeller Plaza (2014).
5. Pose (2018).
|Music Albums||1. Billy Porter (1997).|
2. At the Corner of Broadway + Soul (2005).
3. Billy’s Back on Broadway (2014).
4. Billy Porter Presents the Soul of Richard Rodgers (2017).
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5′ 9″.|
Centimeters: 178 cm.
Meters: 1.78 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 70 Kg.|
Pounds: 154 lbs.
|Biceps Size||13.5 inches.|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)||40-30-32.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||10.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents|| Father: William E. Porter. |
Mother: Clorinda Jean Johnson Ford.
Sister: Mary Martha Ford.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Marital Status||Married Since 2017.|
|Highest Qualification||1. BFA from the Carnegie Mellon University College of Fine Arts.|
2. Screenwriting Course from the UCLA.
|School||High School in Pittsburg.|
|Alma Mater||1. Carnegie Mellon University College of Fine Arts.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Bruce Lee.|
Actress: Gemma Atkinson.
|Dream Holiday Destination||London & New York.|
|Favorite Color||Black, Blue & Brown.|
|Love to do||Playing Golf & Watching TV shows.|
|Favorite Dishes||Japanese Food.|
|Net worth (Approx.)||$4 Million US dollars (As of 2019).|
|Earnings per month||$400,000-500,000 USD.|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||Will Update.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Billy Porter
- Billy appears in the best Hollywood films.
- Furthermore, has acted in the “Noel”, “The First Wives Club” and “The Humbling”.
- Now, “Limiting Partners” is his upcoming film.
- He marks his presence on TV with shows like “The Big C”, “Law & Order” and “Another World”.
- In fact, Adam’s spouse gets fame for “Lola” role in “Kinky Boots” (2013).
- He even wins the Best Actor in the Tony Awards 2013 for the Broadway.
- Physique Details: Billy Porter height stands at 5 feet 9 inches (178 in cm tall) and his body weight is 70 Kilograms (154 in lbs).
- Moreover, Porter welcomes in the “American Horror Story” series for a cameo.
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- Kinky Boots also gets the Grammy for the Best Musical Album (2014).
- His theater plays are such as “Dreamgirls”, “Grease”, “Chef’s Theater” and “Birdie Blue”.
- Presently, his calculated Net worth is around $4 Million US Dollars.
- Meanwhile, he works for the Ali Forney Center for the LGBT.
- The 49-year-old makes a tribute album i.e. “It’s Only Life: The Songs of John Bucchino”.