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Billy Gilman is an American musician known as the first runner-up of the American singing competition, The Voice Season 11. The singer Gilman's prominence rises to fame after his debut single, 'One Voice' reached the top 40 on the Billboard 100 and top 20 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs.
The pop and country genre singer William Wendell Gilman III, aka Billy, was born in Westerly, Rhode Island, U.S.A, on May 24, 1988, under the zodiac sign of Gemini. He is the son of Frances Woodmansee Gilman (mother) and William Wendell "Bill" Gilman, Jr (father). Billy has two siblings a younger brother and a younger sister.
Publicly Gay Singer
The 32-years-old Billy is open regarding his sexuality. Without hesitation, he openly claims him as gay. Gilman revealed his sexuality back in 2014 via a YouTube video.
He said, "It’s difficult for me to make this video not because I’m ashamed of being a gay male artist or a gay artist or a gay person. But it’s pretty silly to know that I’m ashamed of doing this knowing that because I’m in a genre and industry that is ashamed of me for being me.''
As of now, the happy and publicly gay Billy has become one of the inspirational sources. For those gay personalities who still hesitate to reveal and speak about their sexuality because of the discriminative society. For the information, David Monahan is also a gay entertainment personality.
In A Romantic Relationship With Chris Meyer
The Grammy Award-nominated, American Music Awards-winning Billy is in a romantic relationship with Christopher John Meyer, aka Chris. As per Meyer's Instagram bio, he is a professional engineer, motivational coach, and cross-fit athlete.
How and when Chris and Billy met one another is still confusing, but as of now, the duo is sharing a lovely bond perfectly. The couple visits many exotic places together. They also never miss a chance to flaunt pictures on their social networking sites.
Back on May 24, 2020, on the occasion of Billy's 32nd birthday, Chris wishes him with warm birthday message saying,
"A very special Happy Birthday to my partner in crime! Love you to Magic Kingdom and back. Everyone go show BG some love! #happybirthday."
As of now, Meyer and Gilman are sharing a healthy bond as a perfect partner without arising any rumors and controversies regarding the separation. Additionally, they have yet not decided to tie the wedding knot.
Albums and Songs
The 5-feet-10-inch (179 cm) tall Billy who started his singing career at the age of 11 is regarded as the youngest country music singer. Gilman has released five studio albums namely One Voice (June 20, 2000), Dare To Dream (May 8, 2001), Music Through Heartsongs (April 15, 2003), Everythig and More (May 3, 2005), and Bily Gilman (September 6, 2006).
Watch the official music video of the song, 'One Voice' by the singer Billy Gilman.
The album features successful songs like One Voice, Oklahoma, Crying, When You Come Home, I've Changed, and others. Gilman also released an album of Christmas music named Classic Christmas in 2000. The album was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
As shortly mentioned above, Billy participated in the singing competition show, The Voice (season 11) finishing being a runner-up. From there he gathered massive recognition. The winner of season 11 of The Voice is Sundance Head.
Billy Gilman has a net worth of around $4 million. The primary source of earning for Gilman is from his professional singing career. Billy has released several successful albums and songs. From which he might have received an impressive sum of wealth.
Being the runner-up of an American singing show The Voice, Gilman might have received some prizes. As per Salary.com, the singer in the USA earns $42,735. Gilman also receives a hefty paycheck from his stage performances in public shows.
Furthermore, back on February 05, 2020, Billy also walks the runaway at The Blue Jacket Fashion Show during New York Fashion Week (NYFW).
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