Billy Gibbons is a singer, songwriter, musician and actor from the United States of America. He has found the ZZ Top rock band and has been successfully releasing albums and going on tours along with Dusty Hill and Frank Beard. Keep reading to know more about Billy Gibbons’s net worth in 2018.
Billy Gibbons Early Life
William Frederick Gibbons was born on December 16, 1949 in Houston, Texas, United States. His father, Frederick Royal was a musician and entertainer, and his mother is Lorraine Gibbons. Billy Gibbons’s sister is Pam Gibbons.
Billy Gibbons studied at the Margaret Long Wisdom High School. He also had some time in New York studying with the musician Tito Puente who died in 2000, and attended the Warner Brothers’ art school where he worked with several bands.
Billy Gibbons has been married to Gilligan Stillwater since 2005.
Billy Gibbons has something for cars. He has the Cadillac Series 62, 1950 Ford Coupe, and others.
Billy Gibbons Career, Awards & Achievement
During his time at the art school, Billy Gibbons worked with several bands including The Coachmen and The Saints. In 1966, Billy Gibbons found Moving Sidewalks band along with Don Summers, Tom Moore, and Dan Mitchell. The band released only 1 album in 1968 titled “Flash”.
Billy Gibbons found ZZ Top band in 1969 with Dusty Hill as a bass guitarist and vocal singer, and Frank Beard as the drummer. The band released their first album in 1971 titled “ZZ Top’s First Album”. They released many albums but the most successful one was their 8th album “Eliminator” which was released in 1983 and it was sold for millions of copies. ZZ Top’s latest released album titled “La Futura” and it was released in 2012. The band has sold more than 50 million album copies across the whole world.
Billy Gibbons has been appearing in the crime procedural drama TV series “Bones”. He also had guest roles in several series including “Metalocalypse”, Two and a Half Men”, “CSI: Miami”, “Yes, Dear”, “Hell’s Kitchen”, and others. Billy Gibbons has his own line of clothes, and several sauces including barbecue hot and others. He has appeared in a commercial for a supermarket chain called “Fiesta Mart”. Next to his talents as a musician and actor, he co-authored a book titled “Rock + Roll Gearhead” along with Tom Vickers.
In 2017, Billy Gibbons has worked on soundtracks for “Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar”, “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”, crime drama mystery series “Twin Peaks”, and action drama biography “Only the Brave”. He has a 2018 tour in France.
Awards & Achievements
Billy Gibbons is one of the great contributors to the music industry. He has received several awards with ZZ Top band, and they have released many great albums that were sold for 10s of millions of copies.
Below, you will find a list of Billy Gibbons’s award winnings with ZZ Top band.
– MTV Video Music Award for Best Group (Legs).
– MTV Video Music Award for Best Direction (Sharp Dressed Man).
– MTV Video Music Award for Best Art Direction (Rough Boy).
– Hollywood’s RockWalk.
– Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
– Official Heroes for the State of Texas.
Net Worth of Billy Gibbons
Billy Gibbons has an estimated net worth of more than $60 million. He made his fortune from the great albums that he released with ZZ Top band, performed and sold. Billy Gibbons’s albums with ZZ Top sold more than 50 million copies, “Eliminator” album made more than $14 million in sales from Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, and across Europe.
Billy Gibbons is one of the great talented musicians who made a great contribution to the music industry. The albums he released with his band ZZ Top sold more than 50 million copies across the whole world. Billy Gibbons is married to Gilligan Stillwater and they are happily living together.