Bill Ward
Bill Ward
Real Name/Full Name William Thomas Ward
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Bill Ward
Birth Place: Aston, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 5 May 1948
Age/How Old: 76 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 86 Kg
In Pounds – 150 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Bald
Parents Name: Father –N/A
Mother –N/A
Siblings: N/A
School: N/A
College: N/A
Religion: Christian
Nationality: English
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Unknown
Kids/Children Name: Nigel Ward, Emily Ward, Aaron Ward
Profession: Musician, Visual Artist
Net Worth: $70 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Bill Ward, whose original name is William Thomas Ward, is a highly recognized and famous musician and visual artist. He is best known for being the drummer of “Black Sabbath, ” known as a famous heavy metal band. He has also sung several songs in this band, such as “It’s Alright,” “Swinging The Chain, “and others.

Well, how well do you know about Bill Ward? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Bill Ward’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Bill Ward to date.

Biography and Early Life

William, whose nickname is Bill, was born in the year 1948. He was born in England. It is known that from an early age, he was highly interested in the field of music, and he started experimenting with the same as well. From the time being when he was a child, he started playing drums.

In the mid-1960s, there was a band “Rest”- where William performed as a singer and as a drummer.

He is also known to play in the band named “Mythology. “ As per reports, he had played in this famous band along with Tony Iommi- who was a popular guitarist in that band.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Bill Ward in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Bill Ward’s age is 76 years old as of today’s date 15th June 2024 having been born on 5 May 1948. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 173cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 150 lbs in Pound and 86kg in Kilograms.


Not much information is available regarding the high school education details of Bill. Moreover, information is not available regarding the college education of Bill as well.

However, as far as his practical education goes, he was highly talented in music, where we come to know that he has performed as a drummer in several bands from his childhood days. Moreover, he has practical education in singing as well, where he has performed as a singer in several bands.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Bill is known to have married four times. But the name of his wives is not known. As per reports, it is known that Bill is currently single. It is also known that William has three children, namely Nigel, Aaron, and Emily.

Is Bill Ward Gay?

In the past, William is known to have married four times with females, although his wives’ information is not available. Moreover, he is known to have three children. Thus, it can be assumed that William is straight by sexuality.

Professional Career

William started his professional career in the field of music by performing in several bands such as “Mythology, “where he had performed along with Ozzy Osbourne (vocalist), Tony Iommi (guitarist), Geezer Butler (bassist). Later, he joined the band name “Polka Tulk Blues Band, “which was later renamed “Earth. ” Later still, the band was again renamed to “Black Sabbath.”

Bill has performed with this band several times- where he and the other members had released several albums named “Black Sabbath,” which released in the year 1970, “Sabotage,” which released in the year 1975, “Technical Ecstasy,” which released in the year 1976. All the mentioned albums were highly successful back in those days. He left the band in the year 1980, and he started performing for the band named “Max Havoc.”

However, due to some unknown reason, he left that band and rejoined Black Sabbath again. He and the other members released the album named “Born Again, “which was released in 1983. He decided to perform as a solo artist, where he released his debut album named “Ward One: Along The Way” in the year 1990. He released his second album, named “When The Bough Breaks,” in the year 1997.

In the year 2020, he joined two members of the band Mythology, namely Tony and Ozzy, to record the track named “Who’s Fooling Who,” which was Tony’s first solo album. In the year 2016, it is known that William had joined another band named “Day Of Errors. ”


  • Bill had been presented with the “Lifetime Achievement Award” in the year 2015 at the “Ivor Novello Awards. “
  • In the year 2019, he was presented with the “Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award as a member of the band Black Sabbath.“

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Bill Ward in 2024

Bill Ward Net Worth
Bill Ward Net Worth

William has a net worth of approximately $70 million as of the year 2024. His career as a drummer and a singer in various bands made his net worth increase. His several recognitions- especially his feature at the “The 100 Most Influential Drummers Ever!” by a website named “Totaldrumsets,” made his net worth increasing.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • William is known to have suffered from alcohol and drug abuse in the past. But as per records, he has been sober for more than three decades now.
  • Black Sabbath was previously called Earth.
  • One of his band members, Tony Iommi, was very notorious. He would often set Ward’s beard on fire as a prank. Once received third-degree burns on his skin, Tony stopped doing all the pranks onwards.

William Ward is truly a talented artist in the field of drumming and singing. With his performance at various bands- especially the band named “Black Sabbath,” he has achieved worldwide recognition, and he has also achieved the special lifetime achievement award.


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