Billy Corgan
Billy Corgan
Real Name/Full Name William Patrick Corgan
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Billy Corgan, The Colganator, The Baldcap
Birth Place: Elk Grove Village, Illinois, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 17 March 1967
Age/How Old: 54 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 190 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 3″
Weight: In Kilograms – 84 Kg
In Pounds – 185.188 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Bald
Parents Name: Father –William Corgan
Mother –Martha Louise
Siblings: Jesse Andersen, Ricky Corgan
School: Glenbard North High School, Marquardt Middle School
College: N/A
Religion: Catholicism
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In a relationship
Girlfriend: Chloe Mendel
Wife/Spouse Name: Chris Fabian (m. 1993–1997)
Kids/Children Name: Philomena Clementine Corgan, Augustus Juppiter Corgan
Profession: Guitarist, Record producer, Actor, Author, Singer-songwriter, lyricist, Promoter, Music Video Director
Net Worth: $65 million
Last Updated: August 2021

Billy Corgan is an American singer and songwriter better known for being the lead singer, principal songwriter, and drummer for the band “The Smashing Pumpkins.” He has a promising solo career in addition to his time with the band. He is an author, producer, and professional wrestling mogul, to name a few of his many talents.

Well, how well do you know about Billy Corgan? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Billy Corgan’s net worth in 2021, 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 Billy Corgan to date.

Biography and Early Life

Billy Corgan was born William Patrick Corgan on March 17, 1967, at Columbus Hospital in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. William Patrick Corgan is his father’s name, and Martha Louise Maes Corgan Lutz is his mother’s. Ricky, his younger brother, is his other sibling.

His parents then split, and he moved in with his father and his pregnant partner. Corgan claims that his stepmother subjected him to a lot of physical and emotional violence.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Billy Corgan in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Billy Corgan’s age is 54 years old as of today’s date 1st August 2021 having been born on 17 March 1967. Though, he is 6′ 3″ in feet and inches and 190 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 185.188 lbs in Pound and 84kg in Kilograms.

Education

Corgan went to Glenbard North High School, where he was a standout athlete. He also had a passion for music and played in a number of bands. Despite scholarship opportunities from a variety of colleges, he chose to devote his time to music full-time.

He moved to St Petersburg, Florida, because he hated the Chicago music scene. In 1985, he formed his first big band, The Marked. They didn’t have much luck, though. Soon after, the band disbanded, and Corgan moved to Chicago.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Billy Corgan has battled depression for much of his life. Self-harm, suicidal ideation, and OCD have also become a part of his life.

In 1993, he wed his girlfriend, Chris Fabian. They did, however, split in 1997. He has pursued several women since then, including photographer Yelena Yemchuk and musician Courtney Love.

He started a romance with Chloe Mendel in 2013. Augustus Juppiter Corgan, the pair’s son, was born in November 2015.

Is Billy Corgan Gay?

Billy is not gay and has been involved with many female partners, which proves that his sexual orientation is straight. Moreover, he is in a relationship with her girlfriend, Chloe Mendel.

Professional Career

Billy Corgan founded Resistance Pro, an independent wrestling network, in 2011. He started working on a reality TV show about his advancement in 2014.

He was promoted to Senior Producer of Innovative and Talent Growth for ‘Total National Action Wrestling’ the following year, in 2015. However, due to a disagreement, he resigned from the role in 2016. He also owns the National Wrestling Alliance, which he bought recently.

The Smashing Pumpkins’ song “Siamese Dream” is one of Billy Corgan’s early songs. It was a big hit, reaching number ten on the Billboard 200 in the United States. The album received favorable reviews for its singles. Rolling Stone magazine named it one of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time.”

The band’s third album, “Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness,” was another commercial hit. The album received positive reviews from reviewers and was nominated for seven Grammy Awards. It debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 in the United States, and it also charted in the top ten in a lot of different countries.

Awards

“Smashing Rumpkins” won the MTV award in Europe in 1996. They also received the American Music Award in the same year. In 2000 there was little mention of the Golden Reel Award.  In 2014, Billy Corgan was awarded Vanguard Award. The album “Tonight, Tonight” bagged the MTV Video Music Award.  The song “Bullet with Butterfly Wings” was nominated for a Grammy for “Best Hard Rock Performance.”

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Billy Corgan in 2021

Billy Corgan Net Worth
Billy Corgan Net Worth

As of 2021, Corgan’s current net worth exceeded $65 million. His well-known band “Rumpkins” helped him achieve this. About 30 million albums have been produced, and almost all of them have been published.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Brian used to serve in a Chinese restaurant as a dishwasher.
  • Corgan’s left hand has a red birthmark.
  • In reality, one of his early bands was called The Marked because he and the drummer both had port-wine stains. On ‘Gish,’ Billy Corgan played almost all of the pieces.
  • He was such a perfectionist that on Smashing Pumpkins’ debut album, ‘Gish,’ he kept on playing nearly any instrument.

Billi Corgan is a man of many talents. His exceptional abilities have led him to success in the fields of music and wrestling. To list in his book of the profession, he has expertise as a guitarist, record producer, actor, author, singer-songwriter, lyricist, promoter, and music video director.

He is a versatile musician who also writes and composes his own songs from time to time. These qualities do not need affirmations, and even if they do, his fans’ love does it more than enough.

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