Who is Billy Porter?

Billy Porter is an American stage performer, pop singer, and actor. He gains to prominence performing on Broadway. He has appeared in numerous plays, films, and television shows.

What is Billy Porter Famous for?

Billy Porter is famous for a pop singer. He achieved fame performing on Broadway before starting a solo career as a singer. He is the recipient of Tony Award, Grammy Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, and Drama Desk Award and others. He gained attention for wearing an embroidered suit and pink cape designed by Randi Rahm at the 2019 Golden Globes. He wore a fitted tuxedo jacket and a velvet gown by Christian Siriano with 6 inches Rick Owens boots to the 91st Academy Awards. He attended the 2019 Met Gala and embraced the Camp: Notes on Fashion theme by being carried on a litter by six shirtless men while donning a Sun God ensemble. The outfit was designed by The Blonds and it included a bejeweled catsuit outfitted with 10-foot wings, a 24 karat gold headpiece, as well as custom gold leaf Giuseppe Zanotti shoes and fine jewels by Andreoli John Hardy, and Oscar Heyman.

Where did Billy Porter grow up?

Billy Porter was born on September 21, 1969, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He holds American nationality and belongs to black ethnicity. He attended Carnegie Mellon University College of Fine Arts, where he graduated with a B.F.A in Drama. He attended the Musical Theatre program at Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts School's School of Drama. He also earned a certification from the graduate-level Professional Program in Screenwriting at the University of California.

Who are Billy Porter's Family?

Billy Porter was born to a father named William E. Porter and a mother named Cloerinda Jean Johnson Porter Ford. He has a sister named Mary Martha Ford.

Is Billy Porter Married?

Billy Porter is a married man. His sexual orientation is gay. He married Adam Smith. They married on January 14, 2017. There is no information about his personal life. 

How much is Billy Porter's Net Worth?

Billy Porter estimated net worth of $4 million as of 2019 and his salary is unknown. He earns a good amount of money from his profession.

How many Awards has Billy Porter won?

Billy Porter has won Broadway.com Audience Awards for Favorite Actor in a Musical for Kinky Boots in 2013, Dorian Awards for TV Performance of the Year Actor for Pose and TV Musical Performance of the Year for Home in 2019, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical for Kinky Boots in 2013, GLAAD Media Awards for Vito Russo Award for Billy Porter in 2017, Grammy Awards for Best Musical Theater Album for Kinky Boots in 2014, and Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical and Tony Awards for Best Actor in Musical for Kinky Boots in 2013.