Billy West | Bio, Age, Height, Net Worth(2020), Real name, Voice actor, Singer |
Facts of Billy West
|Full Name:||Billy West|
|Age:||69 years 7 months|
|Birth Date:||April 16, 1952|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Leo|
|Birth Place:||Detroit, Michigan, USA|
|Height / How tall? :||5 feet 4 inches (1.62m)|
|Net Worth:||$35 million|
|Award:||The Annie Awards|
It had more layers than an onion. These writers meant business. There was a level for everybody. Your major could be celestial mechanics, and there'd be celestial-mechanics jokes.|
Life is for the living. I was a little scared before surgery 'cause of the release you sign that says there's always a very small percent chance that you'll die during the operation.
Even when I was coming through school, I was a loner and I used to study music and play it and play it, and I was in bands.
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Billy West is a famous American voice actor, musician, singer, and songwriter. Additionally, his most notable voice roles include the title characters of Doug and The Ren & Stimpy Show, as well as the Futurama characters Philip J. Fry, Professor Farnsworth, Dr. Zoidberg, and Zapp Brannigan.
West’s ability to develop the personalities of the characters he speaks for is beyond praise and for his virtuosity, he is often referred to as the ‘voice guru’.
- 1 What is Billy West famous for?
- 2 How old is Billy West? Age, Bio, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity
- 3 Education History
- 4 Did You Know?
- 5 All about Billy’s Career
- 6 Net Worth (2020) and Salary
- 7 Awards and Nomination
- 8 Rumors and Controversy
- 9 Billy West’s Disease
- 10 Is Billy West married? Single, Divorced
- 11 Height, Weight, Eyes Color
- 12 Social Media Profile
What is Billy West famous for?
- As an American voice actor, musician, singer, and songwriter.
- He also discovered his true love for voice acting and found recognition in the animation industry.
How old is Billy West? Age, Bio, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity
Billy West was born William Richard West on April 16, 1952, in Detroit, Michigan, the United States. Currently his age is 68 years old. His zodiac sign is Aries.
Unfortunately, there is no information about his parents and siblings. He holds an American nationality and Irish ethnicity.
Talking about his education history, there is no information his educational qualification.
Did You Know?
All about Billy’s Career
West began his career as a standup comedian, before lending his voice for different characters in ‘The Big Mattress show’ of the WBCN, Boston’s radio network. In the year 1988, West moved to New York City where he worked at the K-Rock Radio and a little later in the puppet TV show, ‘Beany and Cecil’.
Then, Billy’s talent caught the attention of the famous radio and TV personality Howard Stern who took him as his cast-member and performer for ‘The Howard Stern Show’. Whereas, from 1991 to 1996 he gave his voice to popular animated television series ‘The Ren & Stimpy Show’.
Likewise, in 1996, he also offered his voice to the animated sports comedy film ‘Space Jam’ and in the year 1998 he also starred as ‘Shaggy Rogers’, the made-for-video film ‘Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island’. Also, he lent his voice in the computer-animated adventure film ‘Dinosaur’ by Disney and in 2004, he also gave his voice to the famous cartoon character ‘Popeye’ in the animated film ‘Popeye’s Voyage: The Quest for Pappy’.
Similarly, in 2004, he also made a cameo in the live-action film ‘Garfield: The Movie’. In the same year, his band, ‘Billy West and The Grief Counselors’ released their debut album ‘Me-Pod’. In the year 2010, he lent his voice for ‘Tom’, one of the most famous cartoon characters in the movie ‘Tom and Jerry Meet Sherlock Holmes’. He also reprised the role in the 2011 animated movie ‘Tom and Jerry and the Wizard of Oz’.
Then, Billy also became famous for giving his voice to ‘Stimpy’ in the famous animated series ‘The Ren & Stimpy Show’ which was well received and developed a cult following. Moreover, his most acclaimed roles are in the animated science fiction sitcom ‘Futurama’ in which he offered his voice for the characters ‘Philip J. Fry’, ‘Professor Farnsworth’, ‘Doctor Zoidberg’ and ‘Zapp Brannigan’.
Net Worth (2020) and Salary
Billy has an estimated net worth is around $35 million. As a singer, he earns about $60,000
Awards and Nomination
West received an ‘Annie for Best Achievement’ for ‘Voice Acting’ nomination for his performance in the ‘The Ren & Stimpy Show’. Whereas, The Annie Awards are most prestigious awards honoring outstanding artists in the field of animation.
Rumors and Controversy
Billy has not been part of any rumors and controversies. Whereas, it seems like Billy doesn’t like to surround the rumors and controversy.
Billy West’s Disease
He suffered from chronic depression owing to a troubled childhood for which he resorted to drugs and alcohol for a long period of time. However, he has given up drugs and is strictly a vegan.
On October 4, the year 2006, he also revealed on ‘The Adam Carolla Show’ that he was diagnosed with prostate cancer for which he underwent surgery.
Is Billy West married? Single, Divorced
Billy West is currently single. Previously, he married Violet West, but the married didn’t last long so they decided to separate from each other.
Height, Weight, Eyes Color
Billy has a height of 5 feet 4 inches and weighs is 75Kg. He has black hair and brown eyes.
Social Media Profile
He has around 4K followers on Facebook, about 83.6K followers on Twitter, and over 4K followers on Instagram.