Billy Porter Bio, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Kinky boots, Gay, Songs, Net Worth

Billy Porter
Billy Porter

Billy Porter Biography

Billy Porter is an American singer, actor, songwriter, playwright, director, and vocal coach. He is famous for winning the Grammy award for the Best Musical Theatre Album for Kinky Boots in 2014.

As an American Broadway theatre performer, Porter got the Musical Theatre skills at Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts School’s School of Drama and also Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama where he graduated with a B.F.A in Drama. Billy also got a certificate from the graduate-level professional program in Screenwriting at the University of California.

It is then that he became famous for performing on Broadway before he became a sole singer and actor. His Broadway soulful production has landed him on the Billboard R&B charts and in 2013 won Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his role as Lola in Kinky Boots at the 67th Tony Awards.

Billy got much fame for wearing a woven suit and pink cape designed by Randi Rahm at the 2019 Golden Globes. He went on to make design waves that year when he wore a fitted tuxedo coat and a velvet outfit by Christian Siriano with 6″ Rick Owens boots to the 91st Academy Awards.

He additionally went to the 2019 Met Gala and grasped the Camp: Notes on Fashion theme by being carried on a litter by six shirtless men while wearing a “Sun God” ensemble. The outfit was designed by The Blonds. It incorporated a bejeweled catsuit equipped with 10-foot wings, a 24-karat gold headpiece, just as custom gold-leaf Giuseppe Zanotti shoes and fine j.

The music star has starred in productions of Miss Saigon, Grease, The Merchant of Venice, Jesus Christ Superstar, Little Shop of Horrors, Kinky Boots, and more.

Billy Porter Age

Billy is 62 years old as of September 2023. He was born on September 21, 1961, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the United States of America. In Addition, Billy celebrates his birthday on September 21st every year.

Billy Porter Family | Sister

Porter was born to William E. Porter and Cloerinda Jean Johnson Porter Ford. He has a sister by the name MaryMartha Ford-Dieng.

Billy Porter Boyfriend | Partner

Porter is openly gay. On January 14, 2017, he married his long-term boyfriend Adam Smith. A modest ceremony in a friend’s Chelsea penthouse apartment capped off this wedding. Porter proposed to his partner in London on December 29, 2016, and they have been engaged since then.

Billy Porter Songs

  • 1997: Billy Porter (DV8/A&M Records)
  • 2005: At the Corner of Broadway + Soul (Sh-K-Boom Records)
  • 2014: Billy’s Back on Broadway (Concord Music Group)
  • 2017: Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers
  • 1997: “Show Me”/”What Iz Time”
  • 2005: “Awaiting You”/”Time” (Live) (Sh-K-Boom Records)
  • 2017: “Edelweiss”
  • 2019: “Love Yourself”


  • “Only One Road” on Love Rocks compilation album
  • “Love Is on the Way” on The First Wives Club album
  • “Destiny” with Jordan Hill on Jim Brickman’s Greatest Hits album
  • “Where Is Love?” with Liz Callaway

Billy Porter Net Worth

Porter has an estimated net worth of $4 million. His income is mainly from his successful career as a singer, actor, songwriter, playwright, director, and vocal coach.

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