Billie Piper Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Anusuya Mukherjee
Jan 31, 2024 By Anusuya Mukherjee
Originally Published on Apr 14, 2022
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About Billie Piper

Billie Piper is an English actress, filmmaker, and former singer.
She was born on September 22, 1982. The teen pop star was offered a record deal and became famous after her debut single 'Because We Want To' reached number one on the UK Singles chart.
Billie Piper launched her acting career shortly after appearing on the cover of the pop magazine Smash Hits in 1998 and promoting it during an interview with Radio One’s 'Chris Moyles Show'. Billie Piper has taken on the director's role in her new production, 'Rare Beasts'. She wrote and directed the film, which was released in 2019 at the Venice Film Festival before being screened at TIFF.
Looks like there is nothing that this actress can't do! In this article, we will take a look at Billie Piper's birthday, height, age, net worth and biography. We will also provide some interesting facts about the talented actress and singer!

Billie Piper Net Worth, Earnings, & Spending Habits

What is Billie Piper’s net worth?

Billie Piper’s net worth is estimated to be $12 million in 2020. The then teen pop star has released five studio albums and 14 singles over the course of her career. Her first album, 'Honey To The B' (1998), was a hit in Europe, selling more than 1 million copies worldwide. Billie Piper has also been in over 30 movies and TV shows since 2000. Apart from her successful singing and acting careers, Billie Piper earns money through product endorsements. In 2007, she became the fresh face of the UK cosmetics company Avon. She has also been involved in other advertising campaigns over the years. Additionally, she has written books that have helped her amass a huge amount of wealth.

How much does Billie Piper earn per year?

Billie Piper earns $400,000 per year. Billie Piper was paid about $100,000 per episode for her role as Rose Tyler in 'Doctor Who'. This was a significant increase from the $20,000 per episode she was initially offered.

Height, Age, & Physical Attributes

How tall is Billie Piper?

Billie Piper is 5'4 ft (165 cm) tall. This makes her noticeably shorter than the average woman in England.

How old is Billie Piper?

Since Billie Piper has been acting for a long time, people actually think that she is quite old. But the actress was born on September 22, 1982. She is just 39 years old!

Childhood And Education

Billie Piper was born on September 22, 1982, in Swindon, Wiltshire. Her parents are Mandy Kane Kent and Paul Victor Piper. Billie’s father died when she was 15 years old from a brain tumor. Billie Piper attended Bradon Forest Secondary School in Wiltshire and later the Sylvia Young Theater School in London. She took dance and singing classes at five. Billie Piper appeared in a television commercial when she was just 13 years old.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who is Billie Piper's partner?

Billie Piper has been married twice. She dated Chris Evans, a DJ, and television presenter for six months before getting married to him in 2001 in Las Vegas. Their marriage was short-lived. The couple split up in 2004 and got divorced in 2007 citing their age gap as the grounds for divorce. Billie Piper then married Laurence Fox, an actor and political activist in 2007 after dating for a year. The two actors got to know each other on the set of Christopher Hampton's play, 'Treats'. They tied the knot in a church in West Sussex (Shire county). They called their nine-year-long marriage quits in 2016.
Billie Piper has two sons with Laurence Fox. Her eldest child is named Winston James Fox. He was born in October 2008 and is now 11 years old. Billie Piper’s youngest son, Eugene Pip Fox, was born in May 2012.

Who is Billie Piper currently dating?

Billie Piper is currently dating Johnny Floyd, the former frontman of the Tribes. Billie and the singer started dating in 2016. Billy and singer Johnny Lloyd have a daughter named Tallulah. She was born in 2019.

Billie Piper's Family

Billie's mother is Mandy Kane Kent (born in 1962) and her father is Paul Victor Piper (1961-1992). Billie Piper has three siblings. Charlie Kane Piper was born in 1980 and is two years older than Billie. He is a music producer, songwriter, and DJ. Elle Piper is Billie's younger half-sister. She was born in 1992 and has been best friends with her sister since childhood. They share the same mom, but different dads. Harley Piper is also Billy's younger sister.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Billie Piper appeared in the morning children’s television show' Scratchy & Co.' which was aired on ITV between 1998 and 2002, after which she got a record deal. Billie Piper’s music career began in 1998 when she released her first single, 'Because We Want To', which reached number one on the UK Singles chart. Her second album 'Honey To The B' also peaked at number one on its release date. She eventually gave up on her music career to focus on acting. Billie Piper started acting when she was just 14 years old after being spotted by an agent. Her first role was in the BBC series, 'The Canterbury Tales'. She appeared in a few films like 'The Calcium Kid', and 'Things To Do Before You're Thirty', after which she was cast in the television series 'Doctor Who'.
Some of Billie’s best roles include Rose Tyler in the British television series 'Doctor Who', Hannah Baxter in 'Secret Diary Of A Call Girl', and 'Belle De Jour In Secret Diary'. She also starred as Beth Latimer in 'Broadchurch' between 2013 and 2015. She has had other notable film roles, including 'Penny Dreadful' (2006), 'The Edge Of Love; (2008), and 'City Of Tiny Lights; (2016).

Charity Work

Billie Piper has been involved in a number of charities, including Comic Relief and War Child. She is also an ambassador for the charity, Women's Aid. She works with The Children's Society and has spoken out against child poverty. Billie also donates her time to the Teenage Cancer Trust, where she volunteers on a regular basis. She is involved with the charity 'shelter'. She has worked with them to raise awareness for homelessness and poverty in the UK. Billie Piper has donated an estimated sum of $500,000 to various charities over the years. This includes donations to The Children's Society, Teenage Cancer Trust, and more.

What awards has Billie Piper won?

Billie has won several awards throughout the years. She has been nominated for and won over 70 awards. She won the Smash Hits Awards for Best New Act, Princess of Pop, and Best dressed female in 1999. In 2005 and 2006, she won SFX awards for the Best Actress for 'Doctor Who'. In 2006 she bagged the GQ Magazine Awards, Woman of the year, Tric Awards-Best New Talent for 'Doctor Who'. Billie Piper won all six of the currently available Best Actress Awards in UK Theater, including the Olivier Award for her performance as Rose Tyler in 'Doctor Who'. She also won a BAFTA Award for her role in 'Secret Diary Of A Call Girl'. In 2006, Billie won the BBC Drama Awards-Exit of the year for 'Doomsday', an episode from 'Doctor Who'. The actress has won the Glamour Awards Broadway Theater Awards, What's On Stage Awards, Laurence Olivier Awards, Evening Standard Theatre Awards, and Critics Circle Theater Awards for best actress for her role in the play 'Yerma'.

Billie Piper’s Hobbies And Interests

In her spare time, Billie Piper enjoys playing the guitar and singing. She is also a huge fan of Arsenal Football Club. Billie Piper loves to watch movies and read books about psychology and philosophy as well. She also likes to keep active and has been known to enjoy a good workout at the gym. Additionally, she has a keen interest in fashion and often posts pictures of her outfits on social media for her fans to see.

Other Interesting Billie Piper Facts And Trivia

She is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company, making her the youngest person ever to be inducted into that group at age 19. Piper started acting in 2003. She announced that she needed time to focus on her acting career, and juggling both would not be an easy task. She prioritized her acting career and stopped singing.
Billie Piper has been open about her struggles with eating disorders in the past. She revealed she dealt with such disorders when she was just 15 years old and battled them for many years after that. However, she is now healthy and happy.
Billie Piper was a teen bride. She married Chris Evans, a television presenter almost twice her age when she was just 18.
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Billie Piper Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Leian Paul Piper

Date of Birth

1982-09-22

Nationality

British

Place of Birth

Swindon

Age

Height

165 cm

Eye Color

Brown

Child Star?

yes

Occupation

Actress

Education

Sylvia Young Theatre School

Net Worth

12000000

Partner

Johnny Lloyd

Parents

Paul Piper, Mandy Kane Kent

Siblings

Elle Piper, Charlie Piper, Harley Piper

Annual Earnings

400000
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Written by Anusuya Mukherjee

Bachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

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Anusuya MukherjeeBachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

With a wealth of international experience spanning Europe, Africa, North America, and the Middle East, Anusuya brings a unique perspective to her work as a Content Assistant and Content Updating Coordinator. She holds a law degree from India and has practiced law in India and Kuwait. Anusuya is a fan of rap music and enjoys a good cup of coffee in her free time. Currently, she is working on her novel, "Mr. Ivory Merchant".

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