Billy Eichner Biography | Who Is Billy Eichner?
Billy Eichner is an American actor, comedian and producer best known for his role as Craig Middlebrooks on Parks and Recreation and for his Funny or Die show Billy On the Street.
Billy Eichner Age | How Old Is Billy Eichner?
Eichner was born on 18 September 1978 in New York City, United States. He is 44 years old as of 2022.
Billy Eichner Height | How Tall Is Billy Eichner?
Eichner stands at a height of 6 Feet 3 Inches (190 cm).
Billy Eichner Family
Eichner was born and raised in Jewish family by his loving parents Debbie Eichner(mother) who worked for a phone company and Jay Eichner(father) who worked as a rent tax auditor. Billy also has an elder brother.
Billy Eichner Boyfriend | Billy Eichner Partner
Eichner likes to keep his personal life private hence there is no any news or information about his boyfriend, or whether he is dating.
Billy Eichner Gay | Is Billy Eichner Gay?
Eichner is openly gay.
Billy Eichner Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $5 million which he has earned from his successful career as an actor, comedian and producer.
Billy Eichner Salary
Eichner earns an estimated salary of about $10000 to $50000 annually.
Billy Eichner Education
Eichner graduated from Stuyvesant High School in 1996 two years ahead of fellow actors Malcolm Barrett and Telly Leung from Northwestern University in 2000. Actor Robin Lord Taylor was his college roommate.
He is also known for being the star, executive producer, and creator of Funny Or Die’s Billy on the Street, a comedy game show that airs on truTV. In 2013, he was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Game Show Host”.
He starred in the Hulu original series Difficult People alongside Julie Klausner and he had a recurring role in the seventh season of American Horror Story, which premiered on September 5, 2017, where he portrayed Harrison Wilton. In April 2018, he was confirmed to appear in the eighth season of the show.
Eichner has provided his voice to Timon in the 2019 remake of The Lion King.
Eichner also appeared on Conan as a special correspondent in original video shorts and as himself on Bravo’s Watch What Happens: Live with Andy Cohen, The Wendy Williams Show, Last Call with Carson Daly, and Fashion Police with Joan Rivers, among others.
In 2013, he was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Game Show Host”.
During the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards show in 2014, Eichner appeared with show host Seth Meyers on the streets of New York, interviewing random people.
In 2016, he appeared in Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, released on May 20. In March 2017, it was announced that he would be joining the cast of American Horror Story for a recurring role in its seventh season.
Billy Eichner Eye | Does Billy Eichner Have A Glass Eye?
Billy seems to have a lazy eye when he played the role of Craig in Parks and Recreation, but seems normal and symmetrical in other roles and in person. He has never talked about his eye and it may be an over exaggeration for the character, making Crazy Craig even crazier.
Billy Eichner Parks And Rec
On August 5, 2013, Eichner guest starred in the sixth season of Parks and Recreation. His first episode aired on October 10, 2013. Eichner stars as Donna’s Eagleton counterpart, Craig Middlebrooks, who joins the Pawnee Parks and Recreation Department when Pawnee absorbs Eagleton. He became a series regular in episode four of the seventh season of the show.
Billy Eichner Lion King
In April 2017, it was reported that Eichner was in talks with Disney and director Jon Favreau to provide the voice of Timon in Disney’s live action remake of The Lion King, which was confirmed in November 2017 by Disney’s official Twitter account.
Billy Eichner On The Street
Eichner is the star, executive producer and creator of Funny Or Die’s Billy on the Street, a comedy game show that airs on truTV.
Billy Eichner Bob’s Burgers
He has also been a voiceover guest star in several episodes of the animated TV series Bob’s Burgers as Mr. Ambrose, the Librarian. Eichner has been a regular performer at New York City’s Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre.
Billy Eichner Difficult People – Billy Eichner Hulu Show
He starred in a Hulu original series titled Difficult People with Julie Klausner, and executive produced by Amy Poehler. The project was originally set up at USA Network. The series began airing on August 5, 2015.
Billy Eichner Politics
Eichner is a Democrat. On February 1, 2018, he announced a new initiative called Glam Up the Midterms, during that night’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live in conjunction with Funny or Die and with the support of several late night hosts including James Corden, Conan O’Brien, Sarah Silverman, Robin Thede, John Oliver, Seth Meyers, Jimmy Kimmel, Chelsea Handler, and Andy Cohen.
Glam Up the Midterm’s purpose is getting people to vote in the November 6, 2018 midterm elections, especially millennials of whom only 12% voted in the previous midterm election.
Billy Eichner Movies And Tv Shows
Billy Eichner Movies
2019: The Lion King playing a role as Timon (voice)
2019: Noelle playing a role as Gabriel Kringle
2018: Most Likely to Murder playing a role as Speigel
2016: The Angry Birds Movie playing a role as Chef Pig / Phillip (voices)
2016: Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising playing a role as Oliver Studebaker
2015: Sleeping With Other People playing a role as SLAA Speaker
2014: Penguins of Madagascar playing a role as New York Reporter (voice)
2013: Glitter and Ribs playing a role as Taylor Swift
2010: The Charlie Sheen Is Too Damn High playing a role as Timmy McMillan
2008: What Happens in Vegas playing a role as Band Leader
Billy Eichner Tv Shows – Billy Eichner Show
2018: RuPaul’s Drag Race playing a role as Himself, guest judge
2018: American Horror Story: Apocalypse playing a role as Brock
2018: American Horror Story: Apocalypse playing a role as Mutt Nutter
2018: The Simpsons playing a role as Billy (voice)
2017–2019: Friends From College playing a role as Dr. Felix Forzenheim
2017: American Horror Story: Cult playing a role as Harrison Wilton
2017: American Horror Story: Cult playing a role as Tex Watson
2016: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver playing a role as Himself
2016: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt playing a role as Himself
2015–2017: Difficult People playing a role as Billy Epstein
2014: The Millers playing a role as Leon
2013–2018: Bob’s Burgers playing a role as Mr. Ambrose (voice)
2013–2015: Parks and Recreation playing a role as Craig Middlebrooks
2011–2017: Billy on the Street playing a role as Himself (host)