Billy Corgan is a famous American singer and songwriter known for his famous band ‘Ѕmаѕhіng Рumрkіnѕ.’ The band was formed along with his friend and fellow guitarist James Iha in 1988. This band has built Billy a lot of wealth.
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 3 Education, School/College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards & Nominations
- 8 Billy Corgan Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
- 9 Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Billy’s real name is Wіllіаm Раtrісk Соrgаn Јr. He was born іn Еlk Grove Vіllаgе, Іllіnоіѕ, UЅА on Маrсh 17th, 1967. The names of his parents are Wіllіаm Соrgаn Ѕr. аnd Маrthа Lоuіѕе Маеѕ Соrgаn.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Wіllіаm Раtrісk Соrgаn Јr. aka Billy Corgan|
|Age:||53 years old|
|Birth Date:||March 17, 1967|
|Birth Place:||Elk Grove Village, Illinois|
|Parents:||William Corgan Sr. and Martha Louise Maes|
|Spouse:||Chris Fabian (m. 1993–1997)|
|Children:||Augustus Juppiter Corgan|
|Profession:||singer and songwriter|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$60 million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Billy has an age of 53 years old and weight and height of 90 kg and 1.9 m, respectively.
Education, School/College University
Corgan attended Glenbard North High School. At school, he excelled in sports. Still at the school, he developed an interest in music and performed in a string of bands. He was so passionate to pursue music full-time that when scholarship offers from a number of schools came, he dropped them down.
With time he did not like the Chicago music scene, and therefore, he moved to St Petersburg, Florida. In 1985, He formed his first major band ‘The Marked’ that didn’t find much success.
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
The names of his parents are Wіllіаm Соrgаn Ѕr. аnd Маrthа Lоuіѕе Маеѕ Соrgаn. Billy had a brother whose name was Ricky. Unfortunately, in 1970, his parents divorced. Mr. William later remarried a flight attendant. Billy and the brother Ricky went to live with their dad. Having this shift, Corgan states that he suffered much physical and emotional torture.
Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Bill has suffered from depression for a greater part of his life. This is evident as he has been through self-harm, suicidal tendencies, and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
In 1993, He married his girlfriend, Chris Fabian, with whom they divorced in 1997. Reportedly, he has dated several women since then, including Yelena Yemchuk, a photographer, and singer Courtney Love.
He entered a relationship with Chloe Mendel in the 2010s with whom they had a son named Augustus Juppiter Corgan, born in November 2015.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Divorced|
|When did he get married? (married date):||June 1993|
|Does he have any relationship affair?||N/A|
|Is Billy Corgan Gay?||No|
|Wife/Spouse? (name):||Chris Fabian (m. 1993–1997)|
|Kids:||Augustus Juppiter Corgan|
Professional Life and Career
After his parents divorced when he was still a young child, his father married another wife who tortured Billy both physically and emotionally.
He then attended school at Glenbard North High School, where he excelled in sports. He also developed an interest in music and performed in a string of bands, which marked a step towards him becoming great in his career.
He moved to St Petersburg since he did not like the Chicago music scene. In 1985, He formed his first major band ‘The Marked,’ which didn’t make much success after its split. After the breakup of the band, Corgan returned to Chicago.
Corgan Formed an independent wrestling promotion named ‘Resistance Pro’ in 2011 and started developing a reality TV series about his promotion in 2014.
He received a promotion to become the new Senior Producer of Creative and Talent Development for ‘Total National Action Wrestling’ the year that followed that is 2015. He, however, left the promotion due to a dispute, in 2016. It is said that of late, he purchased the National Wrestling Alliance. Worth noting is that through his band ‘Ѕmаѕhіng Рumрkіnѕ,’ He has built a strong music career.
Awards & Nominations
Billy has won several awards as listed below:
Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA
Golden Reel Award
|Best Sound Editing – Music (Foreign & Domestic)
Stigmata (1999)Shared with: Kenneth Karman (supervising music editor)
Mike Flicker (supervising music editor/scoring editor)
Stephen Lotwis (supervising music editor)
|Worst Original Song
Batman & Robin (1997)For the song “The End is The Beginning is The End.”
Billy Corgan Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
His singing career is his main source of wealth. For instance, songs sung by his band have been sold in millions of copies around the world. This has resulted in him earning a lot of money.
From the massive market of his songs, Billy Corgan is estimated to earn $8 million per year.
So, now Billy Corgan has an estimated net worth of $60 million as of July 2020.
Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
It was rumored that the bassist in his band, D’arcy Wretzky criticized Billy Corgan for excluding his from the band’s still-unannounced reunion tour. Wretzky claimed that even after engaging Billy in a chat, he still went on to hire another bassist for the tour.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Billy Corgan Facebook page has around 118K fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 273K followers. Billy Corgan Instagram account has around 113k followers while on YouTube, Billy Corgan has around 7.4k subscribers.
Billy has garnered much of his wealth from his unmatched rock music career. Having had many music performances across the world and also a receiver of major music awards has earned him great amounts of money, adding to his large wealth.