Facts of Billy Corgan
|Full Name:||Billy Corgan|
|Age:||52 years 10 months|
|Birth Date:||March 17, 1967|
|Birth Place:||Elk Grove Village, Illinois, United States|
|Net Worth:||$ 50 million|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 2 inches (1.90m)|
|Ethnicity:||Mixed (Irish, Scottish, English, Belgian-Flemish, and Italian/Sicilian)|
|Profession:||musician, professional wrestling magnate, songwriter, and producer|
|Father's Name:||William Corgan Sr.|
|Mother's Name:||Martha Louise Maes Corgan Lutz|
|Education:||Marquardt Middle School and Glenbard North High School|
|Lucky Color:||Sea Green|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Cancer, Scorpio|
|View more / View fewer Facts of Billy Corgan|
For a 6-foot-3 guy with no hair and a whiny voice, I've done all right.
We can look you in the eye and talk to you about life, heart, love, rock 'n' roll, whatever. But we do not have the moral authority to tell people how to vote or what to do to their bodies. We're just a rock band.
Stay in school. Lie to your teachers, but stay in school.
Say you write a song about a chandelier, and the chandelier gives off light. And the light is the color red and red reminds you of the color you're not supposed to wear around a bull. So you name the song Cow.
Great music completely obliterates any concept of genre
Relationship Statistics of Billy Corgan
|What is Billy Corgan marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||In Relation|
|How many children does Billy Corgan have ? (name):||One (Augustus Juppiter Corgan)|
|Is Billy Corgan having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Billy Corgan gay ?:||No|
More about the relationship
Billy Corgan was initially in a relationship with Fiona Horne and Jennifer Finch. Later, he was married to Chris Fabian from June 1993 to 1997. Additionally, he also dated American Musician Courtney Love from 1989 to 2008. Furthermore, Corgan has also dated Ukrainian Photographer Yelena Yemchuk, American Singer Emilie Autumn, and American Singer Sierra Swan.
Corgan was in a relationship with Tila Tequila from 2009 to 2010. Next, he dated American TV Personality Jackie Johnson in 2009. In the same year, he was also in a relationship with another American Singer Jessica Simpson. From April 2010 to June 2012, he also dated Australian Singer Jessica Origliasso. During 2017, he had a fling with American Singer Lisa Marie Presley. At present, Corgan is in a relationship with Chloe Mendel. The pair has a son from this relationship, Augustus Juppiter.
Who is Billy Corgan?
Billy Corgan is an American musician, professional wrestling magnate, songwriter, and producer. People know him as the lead singer, primary songwriter, and guitarist of The Smashing Pumpkins. Additionally, he released his first solo album in over a decade, ‘Ogilala’ recently in October 2017.
Billy Corgan’s Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Corgan was born as William Patrick Corgan, Jr. in Elk Grove Village, Illinois on March 17, 1967, to parents William Corgan Sr. and Martha Louise Maes Corgan Lutz. His father was a blues/rock guitarist. Additionally, he has two brothers, Jesse Anderson and Ricky Corgan. He has revealed that he was subject to physical and emotional abuse by his stepmother. In addition, he became interested in the world of music since his childhood years. He is of American nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to a mixed ethnic background of Irish, Scottish, English, Belgian-Flemish, and Italian/Sicilian.
Talking about his education, Corgan attended Marquardt Middle School and Glenbard North High School.
Billy Corgan’s Career, Salary, Net Worth
Corgan initially performed in a string of bands in high school. Eventually, he founded Smashing Pumpkins in 1989 with guitarist James Iha, bassist D’Arcy Wretzky, and drummer Jimmy Chamberlin. Additionally, the band signed with Caroline Records in 1990. Their solo album was titled ‘Gish’. The band parted ways in 2000 following Chamberlin’s heroin addiction. Furthermore, Corgan released his solo debut, ‘TheFutureEmbrace’, in June 2005.
Corgan has also worked on projects including Resistance Pro Wrestling, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, and National Wrestling Alliance. Additionally, he has credits for soundtracks for movies including ‘Ransom’, ‘Stigmata’, and ‘Spun’. Some other albums that he has worked on include ‘Sparkle’, ‘Troublizing’, ‘The Essential Cheap Trick’, ‘See My Friends’, and ‘Ghost on the Canvas ‘. His most recent album was titled ‘Ogilala’ and was released on October 13, 2017.
Corgan garnered the nomination for Golden Reel Award in 2000. He received the nomination in the category of Best Sound Editing – Music.
Corgan has not revealed his current salary. However, he has an estimated net worth of around $ 50 million at present.
Billy Corgan’s Rumors, Controversy
Corgan’s feud with D’arcy Wretzky has been part of several controversies over the years. Additionally, Corgan became part of a controversy in 2016, after he compared social justice warriors with Maoists and the Ku Klux Klan. He has been involved in several other controversies. However, at present, there are no rumors concerning him.
Billy Corgan’s Body Measurement
Talking about his body measurement, Corgan has a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.9 m). Additionally, he weighs around 90 kg. Furthermore, he is bald and his eye color is blue.
Billy Corgan’s Social Media
Corgan is active over the social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. He has more than 280k followers on Twitter. In addition, he has more than 115k followers on Instagram.
References: (ethnicelebs.com, whosdatedwho.com, celebritynetworth.com, nme.com, theguardian.com)