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Billy Eichner Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Place Of Birth
New York City, United States
45 years old
Birth Date
September 18 1978

Billy Eichner Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
Northwestern University
Net Worth
Jay, Debbie Eichner
Steve Eichner

About Billy Eichner 

Billy Eichner is a well-known American actor, comedian, and television personality.
He is the executive producer of his original series 'Billy On The Street,' a popular comedy game show where he is seen running around New York City and asking people random questions about pop culture. Billy Eichner has also had roles in 'Parks And Recreation,' 'Difficult People,' and ‘The Good Place.’
He is well knowon for his recurring role in season three of 'Parks and Recreation,' as Craig Middlebrooks, where he portrays an employee at Pawnee City Hall that frequently clashes with Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler).
Billy Eichner was cast as the cast of Timon in the 2019 adaptation of 'The Lion King,' alongside Seth Rogen who voices Pumba. Billy Eichner is known for his quick wit, funny comebacks, and enthusiasm.
Billy Eichner doesn't shy away from controversy and has spoken out about Trump and his administration, as well as other social issues. He endorsed Senator Elizabeth Warren in the 2020 Democratic Party presidential primaries.
In this article, we're going to tell you all this and more about Billy Eichner, so get ready to learn all about your new favorite comedian!

Billy Eichner Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Billy Eichner’s net worth?

Billy Eichner's net worth is estimated to be about $8 million. He makes his money primarily through his YouTube channel, acting roles, and TV shows.

How much does Billy Eichner earn per year?

A clear estimate of how much Billy Eichner earns per year is not available.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Billy Eichner?

Billy Eichner is about 6 ft 3 in (1.9 m) tall.

How old is Billy Eichner?

Born on September 18, 1978, Billy Eichner is currently 43 years old. He's a Virgo.

Childhood And Education

Born to a Jewish family, Billy Eichner grew up in Forest Hills, Queens, New York, in what he calls a 'tiny junior-four apartment'. His father was a tax auditor while his mother worked for New York Telephone. Both his parents encouraged Billy to dabble in the arts, taking him to music concerts and letting him watch films like 'My Own Private Idaho.' Billy Eichner also partly attributes his loud personality to his parents, saying ‘I had very loud parents, and you’re in New York; it’s loud outside.’
Later, Billy Eichner attended Stuyvesant High School, a prestigious public school in Manhattan, New York. Eichner attended Northwestern University and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Theatre.
Unfortunately, Billy Eichner lost both his parents while he was fairly young. Jay and Debbie Eichner passed within months of each other away when Billy was just 20 years old.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Billy Eichner dating?

So far, it seems that Billy Eichner is currently single.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

'Billy On The Street' is a comedy game show that first aired in 2011. With Billy Eichner as executive producer, and co-produced by Funny or Die, the show features Billy running around New York City asking pedestrians questions about pop culture. He also does hilarious man-on-the-street interviews with celebrities like Neil Patrick Harris, Julianne Moore, and Lena Dunham. He's also interviewed people with 'Parks and Recreation' co-star Seth Meyers.
Eichner starred in the Hulu original series 'Difficult People', which was executive produced by Amy Poehler and stars Julie Klausner.
Billy Eichner is also well known for his voice-acting roles. He voiced Timon in 'The Lion King' (2019) and Chef Pig or Phillip in 'The Angry Birds Movie' (2016). Later, he featured as a special correspondent on 'Conan'.
He has appeared on 'Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen', and has recurring roles in 'American Horror Story.'

Charity Work

Outside of his work as an actor and comedian, Billy Eichner is involved with several charities. He is a spokesperson for GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) and has worked with the organization to raise awareness about LGBT+ issues.
Billy Eichner is also a supporter of AIDS United and has raised money for the organization by auctioning 'Billy On The Street' memorabilia and taking part in fundraising events.
He has also supported the Human Rights Campaign and the Motion Picture and Television Fund Foundation.

What awards has Billy Eichner won?

Billy Eichner has received several accolades, most notably for his work in 'Billy On The Street' and 'The Lion King.' He has received three Primetime Emmy nominations for 'Billy On The Street,' as well as a Daytime Emmy nomination.
In 2019, he was nominated for the Best Voice Performance WAFCA Award for 'The Lion King (2019)'. In the same year, he was also nominated for the Best Vocal, Motion Capture Performance IFJA Award.

Billy Eichner’s Hobbies And Interests

Billy Eichner has repeatedly expressed his love for Broadway theater. He actually wanted to become a Broadway star before comedy became his career path. 'I loved it. I love musicals', he says, talking about Disney movies like 'Aladdin' and 'The Little Mermaid' that he enjoyed as a kid.
About Broadway, he says 'There's almost nothing in the cultural world that's harder to get right than a Broadway musical, but when someone does, there's nothing more invigorating or satisfying. In an increasingly digital age, it's so refreshing to see real people telling a story on stage.'
Billy Eichner eagerly watches the news every night, especially MSNBC and Rachel Maddow. He enjoys his news in the form of podcasts as well, being just as content with New York Times podcast and ‘your typical bleeding-heart liberal stuff.’
Something that Billy Eichner really looks forward to post-pandemic is his romantic comedy film 'Bros', scheduled for release on August 12, 2022.

Other Interesting Billy Eichner Facts And Trivia

Billy Eichner began to see his own showbiz potential when he auditioned for a 'Free To Be … You and Me' production in the fourth grade.
He'd been accepted at LaGuardia, but chose Stuyvesant instead because ‘It was too limiting to go where people would be focusing on playing the trombone.’
Billy Eichner didn't even have to audition for the role of our favorite meerkat, Timon, in 'The Lion King.' He was the personal choice of director Jon Favreau.
Perhaps one of the most amusing things about 'Billy On The Street' is the absurd prizes contestants win when they answer the questions correctly. One little girl won a pair of hilariously large jeans, another person received a bag of Claire Danes-shaped Gummy Claires.
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