Who is Billie Eilish?: Billie Eilish is a girl, and yes she is beautiful too. She is not a Nigerian or African, yes, but she is a musician, an entertainer, and WE have decided to bring about the beautiful ones in this vast entertainment community. Today WE pose a sweet but direct question, who is Billie Eilish?
Billie Eilish is a beautiful young woman, born as Pirate Baird O’Connell in Los Angeles, California, on December 18, 2001 (17 years old). The daughter of Maggie Baird and Patrick O’Connell, both of whom are in the entertainment industry. She has an only sibling, Finneas O’Connell. She is of Irish and Scottish descent and was raised in Los Angeles’ Highland Park.
Eilish was homeschooled and joined the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus at age 8. She began singing at a young age and began writing songs at age 11, taking after her elder brother Finneas O’Connell, who was already writing, performing, and producing his own songs with his band. She also made several short films. She shot them on a camera and edited them on ‘iMovie,’ ‘Apple’s video-editing app. Other than acting and music, dance was another passion of hers. She took dance classes in her early teenage years. With a plethora of skills, she aimed at making a big career in the show.
In October 2015, Eilish recorded the song “Ocean Eyes“, initially written by Finneas for his band, and sent it to her dance teacher, who helped choreograph a dance to it. “Ocean Eyes” was released as Eilish’s debut single on SoundCloud in 2016. A music video was released in March 2016, and a video of Eilish performing a dance to the song was released in November 2016. The song was certified platinum by the RIAA and peaked at number 84 on the Billboard Hot 100 in May 2019. That year, Eilish also released the single “Six Feet Under”. “Ocean Eyes” was re-released worldwide through Darkroom and Interscope Records on November 18, 2016. On January 14, 2017, Eilish released an EP with four remixes of “Ocean Eyes”.
Following the success of the “Ocean Eyes” remixes, Eilish released the single “Bellyache” on February 24, 2017, with a video released in March 2017. Later that March, Eilish released the track “Bored” as part of the soundtrack to the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. In June 2017, Eilish released the single “Watch” with a follow-up single, “Copycat” released in July 2017, along with the announcement of her debut EP, Don’t Smile at Me. Each Friday in July, Eilish would add another single to the EP. These singles included “Idontwannabeyouanymore” and “My Boy“, both of which were certified gold by the RIAA. Don’t Smile at Me was released in August 2017.
Eilish collaborated with American singer Khalid for the single “Lovely“, which was released in April 2018 and added to the soundtrack for the second season of 13 Reasons Why. She also released the singles “Bitches Broken Hearts” and “You Should See Me in a Crown“.
When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? was released on March 29, 2019. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 as well as on the UK Albums Chart, making Eilish the first artist born in the 2000s to have a number one album in the United States, and the youngest female ever to have a number one album in the United Kingdom. Upon the album’s debut, Eilish broke the record for most simultaneously charting Hot 100 songs by a female artist, with 14, after every song from the album, excluding “Goodbye“, charted on the Hot 100. The fifth single from the album, “Bad Guy“, was released in conjunction with the album, and peaked at number one in the US, ending Lil Nas X’s record-breaking 19 weeks at number one with “Old Town Road“. She is the first artiste born in the 2000s and the youngest artiste since Lorde (with “Royals“) to have a number-one single.
She is also an actress, known for her performance in X-Men: Apocalypse (2016), Billie Eilish: Bad Guy (2019) and Everything, Everything (2017).
Billie Eilish has been criticized for never smiling in photographs. She has responded to such criticism by saying that she does not like smiling because it makes her feel weak and powerless. She is known for her eccentric dress sense. She is often criticized for it but does not pay attention to the criticism. She isn’t in any relationship currently but has in many ways stated her sexuality as she hints on social media her flings with boys. Eilish said she had never used drugs or smoked. Eilish stated that she has Tourette syndrome, synesthesia, and has experienced depression. She was raised vegetarian and regularly advocates for veganism on social media.
Teen Choice Award for Choice Music: Breakout Artiste 2019
The beautiful Billie is averagely tall with a height of 5 feet 5 inches and weighs about 61 kilos. Her skin is white and she has naturally dark brown hair and blue eyes. Her body statistics measures 34-27-35. Her shoe size is 7(US).