Billy Porter

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Full Name Billy Porter
Age 51 Years Old
Nick Name Billy
Gender Other
Famous As Actor
Birth Date September 21st, 1969
Birth Place Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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An American Broadway theatre performer, pop singer, and actor is named as Billy Porter. He achieved fame performing on Broadway before starting a solo career as a singer. He has also won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his role as Lola in Kinky Boots at the 67th Tony Awards. For the role, Porter also won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical and Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical. He also won the 2014 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album for Kinky Boots. As of today, he stars in the television series Pose for which he received a Golden Globe Award nomination. Overall, Billy Porter is a very talented actor.

Billy Porter Bring the House Down With “Everything’s Coming Up Roses”

Porter performed a stunning version of the Broadway hit at the Tonys. During a commercial break, Corden convinced none other than Billy Porter to get up and sing a little bit of “Everything’s Coming Up Roses” from the musical Gypsy, which Porter-naturally!-performed with Broadway aplomb. On Tonys night, the bit didn’t get any airtime but on Monday, Corden rectified that by airing the clip on his late-night show and putting it on the internet, where it is now available for everyone’s viewing pleasure.

How old is Billy Porter?

Billy Porter celebrated his 49th birthday on September 21 as of 2018. 

When and Where was Billy Porter from?

On 21st September 1969, Billy Porter was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His nationality is American and he belongs to black ethnicity. He was born to a father named William E. Porter and a mother named Cloerinda Jean Johnson Porter Ford. Regarding his siblings, he also has a sister named Mary Martha Ford. As per his education, he attended Carnegie Mellon University College of Fine Arts, where he graduated with a B.F.A in Drama. Later, he attended the Musical Theatre program at Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts School's School of Drama. He also earned a certification from the graduate-level Professional Program in Screenwriting at the University of California. His religion is Christian and his horoscope sign is Virgo.

Who is Billy Porter's partner?

Regarding Billy Porter's personal life, he is a married person. As per his sexual orientation, he is gay. He was married to Adam Smith on 14th January 14, 2017. As of today, the couple is living a happy life without any disturbances. 

What is the net worth of Billy Porter?

Billy Porter is a very successful stage performer as well as an actor. He has accumulated a lot of money from his career. As of 2019, he is estimated to have the net worth of $4 million. But his exact salary has not been disclosed yet. 

How tall is Billy Porter?

Billy Porter is a very handsome person with an attractive personality. He has a tall height of 1.78 m and balanced weight of 70 Kg. His body measurements are 40-30-32 in. His other body details will be added soon. 

What is Billy Porter famous for?

  • Billy Porter achieved his fame performing on Broadway before starting a solo career as a singer. 
  • His career started by playing in the 1994 Broadway revival of Grease!.
  • His other shows include Topdog/Underdog at City Theatre (2004), Jesus Christ Superstar and Dreamgirls at Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera (2004), and the song cycles Myths and Hymns and Songs for a New World (Off-Broadway, 1995).
  • He also wrote and performed in his one-man autobiographical show, Ghetto Superstar (The Man That I Am) at Joe's Pub in New York City in February and March 2005. 
  •  He was nominated for "Outstanding New York Theater: Broadway & Off-Broadway Award" at the 17th GLAAD Media Awards.
  • He also made his appearance as Belize in Signature Theatre Company's 20th Anniversary production of Tony Kushner's Angels in America.
  • He played a major role as Shiniqua in Twisted. 
  • He has also appeared on The RuPaul Show.
  • He is the recipient of Tony Award, Grammy Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, and Drama Desk Award and others. 
  • He reprised the role of Lola in Kinky Boots in September 2017 on Broadway, where he did a 15-week run.
  • He starred in the FX show, Pose in the role of Pray Tell in 2018. 
  • Pose has been picked up for a second season to be aired in 2019.
  • He confirmed via Instagram that he was joining the cast of American Horror Story for its eighth season, subtitled Apocalypse in August 2018. 
  • In June 2019 he presented the Excellence in Theatre Education Award at the 73rd Tonys at Radio City Music Hall. 
  • He gained attention for wearing an embroidered suit and pink cape designed by Randi Rahm at the 2019 Golden Globes. 
  • He also wore a fitted tuxedo jacket and a velvet gown by Christian Siriano with 6 inches Rick Owens boots to the 91st Academy Awards. 
  • He attended the 2019 Met Gala and embraced the Camp: Notes on Fashion theme by being carried on a litter by six shirtless men while donning a Sun God ensemble. 
  • The outfit was designed by The Blonds and it included a bejeweled catsuit outfitted with 10-foot wings, a 24 karat gold headpiece.