Best known as the lead singer of ZZ Top, Billy Gibbons is also an actor, producer, and songwriter. He has released several albums and received many awards. He has also released many hit singles with his band, including “My Head’s in Missippii”, “Concrete and Steel”, “Pincushion”, “Doubleback”, “Stages”, “Sleeping Bag”, “Gimme All Your Lovin’”, and “Tube Snake Boogie”. Now let’s have a closer look at the net worth of Billy Gibbons in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Better known as William Frederick Gibbons, Billy Gibbons is the son of Lorraine Duffy and Frederick Lorraine Gibbons. He was born in Houston, Texas in December 1949. His father used to work as a concert pianist, entertainer and orchestra conductor. He received his first guitar on his 13th birthday.
Gibbons went to Warner Brothers’ art school and was a member of several bands. In his youth time, he was a percussionist. He was influenced by Jimmy Reed. He attended Margaret Long Wisdom High School.
In 2005, Billy Gibbons got married to Gilligan Stillwater. The couple got married after dating each other for a long time. They have a daughter named Angela Montenegro. According to reports, he has previously dated Connie Hamzy. He is a huge car enthusiast and has collected many cars.
Career, Award & Nominations
Billy Gibbons is the founder of the band called Moving Sidewalks. In 1968, they released their only album called ‘Flash’. With ZZ Top, he released their debut album in 1971. The following year, they came up with the album, ‘Rio Grande Mud’. ‘Tres Hombres’ became available from 1973. Their commercially successful album, ‘Fandango!’ was released in 1975. It was followed by ‘Tejas’ and ‘Deguello. In the 1980s, the band released the albums, ‘El Loco’, ‘Eliminator’, and ‘Afterburner’. Their other albums are ‘Recycler’, ‘Antenna’, ‘Rhythmeen’, ‘XXX’, ‘Mescalero’, and ‘La Futura’.
ZZ Top has released 44 singles and four live albums. They have released the compilation albums, ‘The Best of ZZ Top’, ‘Six Pack’, ‘Chrome, Smoke & BBQ’, ‘Rancho Texicano’, ‘The Very Baddest’, and ‘One Foot in the Blues’. They have received many awards like VH1 Rock Honors and MTV Video Music Awards. They have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as well as on Hollywood’s RockWalk. Gibbons has also released a solo album called ‘Perfectamundo’ in 2015. His singles include “Honky Tonk Stomp” and “Treat Her Right”.
Apart from music, Billy Gibbons has also found considerable success in acting. He has appeared in the television series ‘Bones’ on Fox and has voiced in an episode of ‘Metalocalypse’. In addition to this, he has also appeared on ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ and his lent his voice on the animated show ‘King of the Hill’. In 2011, he ventured into entrepreneurship and became a member of the Mojo Products, LLC. The company has launched products like hot sauces and barbeque sauces.
Net Worth & Earnings
Imagine the net worth of a person who has done a number of endeavors in his career? From releasing hit singles to acting in television, he has done it all. He has also been a businessman and has released many commercially successful albums with ZZ Top. He has got his own personal branding called “BFG Brand”. His net worth is over $70 million and has sold over 50 million albums. He has also appeared in several television commercials of Fiesta Mart and has done several concert tours.
Billy Gibbons found considerable success after becoming a member of ZZ Top. He is a car enthusiast and has got many cars. He has also got many fans and has been performing for a long time. He is an influential person who dedicated his entire life to music.