Born on September 21, 1969, Billy Porter is an American performer, pop singer, and actor who is best known for his role as Lola in the Musical Kinky Boots for which he won Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical and Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album. For more information, read the article below.
Before Fame: He attended Carnegie Mellon University and UCLA. He also attended Musical Theater program at Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts School.
Billy Porter Ethnicity/Religion
Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he was born to William E. Porter and Clorinda Jean Johnson Ford. He has a sister named Mary Martina Ford.
Billy Porter Affair/Married/Sexual Orientation
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Profile / Wiki / Information
- Full Name: Billy Porter
- Nicknames: Billy
- Birthday: September 21, 1969
- Age: 49 years old (as Feb 2019)
- Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US
- Current Residence: United States
- Education: Carnegie Mellon University, UCLA
- Profession: Pop singer, actor, performer, vocal coach
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity/Race: Black
- Religion: Not Available
- Zodiac: Libra
- Spouse/Husband: Adam Smith
- Sexual Orientation: Gay
- Children: Not Available
- Net Worth: Not Available
- Height: Not Available
- Weight: Not Available
Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know
- He won 2013 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his role as Lola in Kinky Boots.
- He also won the 2014 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album for Kinky Boots.
- He is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and UCLA.
- He started his career by playing Teen Angel in the 1994 Broadway revival Grease!
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