Billy McFarland
Billy McFarland
Real Name/Full Name William Z. McFarland
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Billy McFarland
Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 11 December 1991
Age/How Old: 32 years old
Height/How Tall:  In Centimetres – 167.64 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165.347 lbs
Eye Color: Dark brown
Hair Color: Dark brown
Parents Name: N/A
Siblings: N/A
School: Pingry School
College: Drop out from Bucknell University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: N/A
Kids/Children Name: No
Profession: Convicted fraudster and co-founded of Fyre Festival
Net Worth: $1 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Billy McFarland is also known as a fraudster who is declared guilty of a criminal verdict like an unlawful or unfair gain. He is also the CEO and Founder of Fyre Media, an ill obliged company that sells tickets to festivals and other events to get an ill gain or earn in an ill-fatal way. He is known for his wire and mail fraud.

Well, how well do you know about Billy McFarland? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Billy McFarland’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 Billy McFarland to date.

Biography and Early Life:

Billy was born in New York City, New York, U.S. but bought up in the McGuire household Short Hills section of Millburn, New Jersey. He was born to a family of real estate developers; both of the parents were included. No more information is being mentioned his parents and his rest of the family members or siblings. In an interview with the New York Times, he mentioned that he founded an online start-up when he was just 13.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Billy McFarland in 2024, and what is his height and weight? Well, Billy McFarland’s age is 32 years old as of today’s date 14th June 2024 having been born on 11 December 1991. Though, he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 167.64 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165.347 lbs in Pound and 75 kg in Kilograms.


McFarland completed his schooling itself in New Jersey, where he was raised. The name of the school was The Pingry School which was located in New Jersey, in the neighborhood of Millburn. Billy then completed his graduation from Pingry School itself, and joined the Bucknell University, where he was admitted into the computer course, i.e., computer engineering but was a dropper from the University soon in his first year as a fresher in the month of May. No further information is given about his early life rather than this.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Soon after dropping out from Bucknell University,  William started a short-lived online advertisement named Spling and was the CEO of that online media platform. TechCrunch, an online American newspaper that focuses on high tech, declared Billy’s online media platform as a content-sharing network.

He holds a fraud of $27.4 million, for which he came to be known as a fraudster by selling tickets of the company Fyre Festival for different events and festivals. No, where it is declared about his personal and marital or affairs in his life. It has never been highlighted about this particular issue of his life.

Is Billy McFarland Gay?

Nowhere has been mentioned about the sexual orientation of Billy as gay, not by Billy himself nor by any other. Still, openly he is classified as male in the society or surrounding of Billy. We can classify him as a male as never he is being noticed or trolled about his sexual orientation anywhere.

Professional Career:

Billy holds a company named Fyre Media which is deemed to be worth $90 million in whole, and he is the CEO of that media company which sells tickets of festivals and events in an ill way. He had aimed to create exclusive black holding cards, which paid him up later in life.

For cheating up, he targeted high-profile millenniums with luxurious living standards of the big metropolitan cities where advancement was the only option. For being known as the fraudster, he is also being imprisoned at FCI Elkton for six years. With an amount of $26 million return to the innocent public who have been allegedly being tortured for the offense created by him with them by mail and wire fraud.

He with his partner or business partner Ja Rule for cheating the public to whom they have promised a grand Fyre music festival at the Bahamas, a luxury music festival but failed to furnish the audience with what they have been promised of and paid off.


No such mentions are being claimed about him to get any awards rather;, his name is being published as per a conviction in a fraud case for Fyre Media into which the American bureau took actions for later on. He was being punished and was behind bars for six years for his ill-fated Fyre Music festival.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Billy McFarland in 2024 

Billy McFarland Net Worth
Billy McFarland Net Worth

Billy had a good to go live before this fraud case of Fyre Music. His life was filled with full luxuries, but now his net worth is estimated to be $1 million approximately as per the last update in 2024. His income got deteriorated soon after the ill-fated aim committed by him and his partner in Fyre Music Ja Rule.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know:

  • Like Billy, William was keenly interested in computer knowledge and technologies since childhood. He always aimed high as he belonged from a family of real estate developers where both parents indulged.
  • He was not a person to regularize his studies first and fulfill his aim later on but a person who wanted to gain name fame and money too early led him on a path of ill-fetch.
  • He was a big fan of Fyre Music himself, so he took a step to promote Fyre music and made it a way of making money.

Everyone knows that ill- fetch always takes you to a different level in total no matter what good you do, but one ill deed will sue you up, and so happened with William Z. McFarland. His work took him to a different level were rising up was never an option.


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