Billie Eilish's BiographyBillie Eilish is an American singer and songwriter. Her debut single Ocean Eyes went viral and got over 194 million streams on Spotify. Net worth: $25 million.
Childhood and youthBillie Eilish Pirate Baird O'Connell was born on the 18th of December 2001 in Los Angeles. Her parents – actress, musician and screenwriter Maggie Baird and American actor Patrick O'Connell (The West Wing, Supergirl)
Billie's parents' home is located in Highland Park. Highland Park has just become popular, but when I was growing up, it was completely different, – says Billie. I grew up in Highland Park when it was very sketchy and there were lots of gunshots. It was fine, it wasn’t horrible and miserable, and I wasn’t scared for my life.
Among her other hobbies, Billie also enjoys dancing. However, in January 2016 the girl hot an injury that would forever prevent her from starting a dancing career.
Musical CareerAccording to Zoomboola.com, in October 2015 Billie's brother Finneas wrote a ballad entitled Ocean Eyes. I loved it and I couldn’t get it out of my head for weeks, – remembers Eilish. Once a teacher at her dance company called Billie up and asked the girl to record a song to choreograph a dance. Eilish decided to go for Ocean Eyes. The composition sent everyone into raptures, and Billie and her brother decided to upload it onto SoundCloud.
We were sitting in a Starbucks, and Finneas said: Dude! Our song got 1,000 plays. We made it. We were like, that’s it. We’ve reached our goal. …And then it just kept going. , – says the girl.Gradually, the song became viral, and more and more people were learning about it. Soon Ocean Eyes featured in the drama Everything, Everything (2016), and the TV-show Running Man (Season 1, Episode 9), which became a total breakthrough for the young prodigy. Two other tracks of hers, Fingers Crossed and Six Feet Under, became soundtracks to several episodes of Pretty Little Liars (Season 7).
Riding the wave of Ocean Eyes and its remixes' success, Eilish released her new singled Bellyache on the 24th of February 2017, which she presented at The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Then they filmed a vivid music video to accompany the song: the production was handled by Miles and AJ, famous for their partnerships with Yoshi Flower, Jaden Smith, Max Frost, and others.
Her resume shines with collaborations with such artists as soul-performer Khalid and hip-hop star Vince Staples. Apart from that, the young woman had the luck to appear as a warm-up singer for the legendary British rock band Florence and the Machine.