Quick Interesting Facts and Stats About Billy Gardell

Billy Gardell is an actor and comedian from America. He is popular for his performance in the series “Mike & Molly”. Billy has recently joined the series “Bob Hearts Abishola” in 2019.

Quick Info
Full NameWilliam Gardell Jr.
Date of Birth20th August 1969
Birth PlacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
SpousePatty Knight
ChildrenWilliam III. Billy
Age51 years
Height5 feet 11 inches
Weight95 Kg
Net Worth$8 Million USD
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Biography, Childhood and Early Life

The birthplace of Gardell in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He came into the world on 20th August 1969 as William Gardell Jr. His current age is 51 years old. There are not many details of Billy’s sibling and mother available. He moved along with his younger sister, brother, and mother to Florida. It was after the divorce of his parents. There are not many details of his father available. Then, Billy used to visit Pennsylvania during his summer holidays.

Moreover, Billy started working in a department store of a departmental store when he was fifteen years old. His responsibility was to unload trucks and make stack pallets. He started a new job of cleaning bathrooms and answering phone calls in a comedy club “Bonkerz” in 1987. The same year, he started doing stand-up comedy on 28th December. It was during the open-mic session at the club after getting a dare from his co-worker. They had a bet on his courage of doing the open-mic for a bet. Billy Gardell did the open-mic session for George Carlin and Dennis Miller.


Academic Qualification

Billy is a graduate of “Winter Park High School.” He was also a member of “International Thespian Society Troupe 850.”


Billy Gardell and His Career

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Billy Gardell’s comedy career began from “Bonkerz.” He has also shared in an interview that his grandmother had given her the suggestion that he could be a comic. He had even thought of starting her career in radio before his performance in “Mike & Molly” alongside Kathy Bates. He also felt that his comedy career was affecting his family time.



Moreover, Billy even got the opportunity to perform in the feature movies like “You, Me, and Dupree”, “Avenging Angelo”, and “Bad Santa.” He shared the screen with Billy Bob Thornton in “Bad Santa”, Owen Wilson in “You, Me, and Dupree”, and Anthony Quinn & Sylvester Stallone in “Avenging Angelo.”


Television Shows

Similarly, Billy has also appeared in recurring roles in television series like “Heist” alongside Nina Arianda and Johnny Depp, “The King of Queens”, “My Name is Earl”, “Lucky”, “Bones”, “Monk”, “The Practice”, “Dear” and “Yes.” He also became part of the series “Make Me Laugh.” He also appeared on the TV program “Dennis Miller.” Billy created and staged the charity performance “Comic Relief.”

Billy was also part of “The DVE Morning Show”, and “Chelsea Lately.” He appeared in “Comedy Central Presents” in 2007.  Billy also became the host of the TV series “Pizza Talk” alongside Matt Damon and Julia Roberts. His first comedy album “Billy Gardell: Throwback” in 2006. He gave his voice for “Santa” in “Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas” in November 2011. Billy released his “Halftime” in 2011. He also tours for acting and stand-up comedy in 2011.


Hosting Career

Likewise, Billy began hosting the “Monopoly Millionaire’s Club” in 2015. He was also part of the situational comedy “Young Sheldon” in 2018. Billy portrayed the role of Bob in the pilot “Bob Hearts Abishola” in October 2018. He had shared the screen along with Folake Olowofoyeku in the pilot.


Personal Life 

Wife and Children

Billy tied knots with Patty Knight in 2001. The couple is blessed with a son. He was born in 2003. They named him William III. Billy had shared in an interview that he might retire in order to spend time with his son when he becomes a teenager.

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Social Media: Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook

Billy is active on social media platforms. He goes with the name of “Billy Gardell” on Facebook along with 66K followers. The Twitter account of Billy is “Billy Gardell” along with 50.2K followers. Both of these accounts are verified. He is not active on Instagram. There are few posts regarding Billy on Reddit.


Physical stats, Body Measurements, and Nationality

The nationality of Billy is American. He has an attractive height along with a complimentary. His ethnicity is white. The zodiac sign of Billy is Leo. John Belushi, Jackie Gleason, John Candy, Richard Pryor, and George Carlin are his idol.


Billy’s height is 5 feet 11 inches.


Billy’s weight is 95 kg.


What is the Current Net Worth of Billy Gardell?

There are not many details of his salary, cars, and properties available. According to celebritynetworth.net, he has an approximate net worth of $8 million USD.


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