Billy Crystal is an actor, comedian, writer, director, producer and TV host from the United States of America. He has gained most of his popularity for starring on the sitcom “Soap”. Take a closer look below on the personal life, career and net worth of Billy Crystal in 2018 below.
Early Life & Biography
Billy Crystal was born as William Edward Crystal. He was born on March 14, 1948, in Manhattan in New York, United States. Billy Crystal’s father Jack Crystal owned and ran a music store which his mother’s Helen Crystal father found. His father passed away in 1963, and his mother died in 2001.
Billy Crystal was mostly grown and raised in New York City. He is the younger brother of Richard Crystal and Joel Crystal. Billy Crystal’s family from his mother’s side has many musicians. He first completed his schooling from the Long Beach High School and then attended the Marshall University for around a year. After that, Billy Crystal went to the Nassau Community College and then transferred to the New York University from where he graduated with a bachelor of fine arts majoring in film and TV directing.
Billy Crystal has been into marriage and has children that we know of, and that is confirmed. He has been married to the producer Janice Crystal since 1970. Billy and Janice have two daughters together, actress Jennifer Crystal Foley who was born on January 26, 1973, and the producer, director and actress Lindsay Crystal who was born on October 21, 1977.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Billy Crystal was first a part of a comedy group performing at coffee places and colleges. He also worked as an alternative teacher for some time as when the main teacher is not available. Billy Crystal’s early screen appearances were on series including “Keep on Truckin’” and “All in the Family”.
Billy Crystal made his career success after he starred on the sitcom “Soap”. His 2018 plus credited acting roles including a drama movie titled “Untogether”, comedy named “We Are Unsatisfied” and an animation titled “Which Witch?” which he’s one of its writers.
Furthermore, Billy Crystal has received around 80 award wins and nominations throughout his career. His total award wins including 6 Primetime Emmy Awards, 6 American Comedy Awards, 4 CableACE Awards, and 2 Online Film & Television Association Awards, among others. The Primetime Emmy Awards he won were in the categories of Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Music Program, Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Variety or Music Program and Outstanding Performance in Special Events.
Net Worth & Earnings
The American actor and comedian Billy Crystal has an estimated net worth of $60 million. He earned his wealth from the salary he receives for his work in the TV and film industry. Billy Crystal’s estimated earnings and salary for “Saturday Night Live” is $25 thousand weekly.
Billy Crystal is a successful American actor and comedian. He now has more than 70 credited acting roles in movies and series including his 2018 plus ones. Billy Crystal has been happily living with his wife Janice Crystal in Los Angeles.