Billie Eilish is one of the most popular artists of the so-called 'Generation Z'. She was born in Los Angeles, California, on December 18, 2001, and grew up in the Highland Park neighborhood. A very remarkable aspect of the American singer's life is that, when she was very young, she was diagnosed with Tourette's syndrome, an issue that arouses great concern among her audience.
As far as her personal life is concerned, we know that she is the daughter of Maggie Baird, actress, and the well-known Patrick O'Connell, actor, musician and screenwriter. In addition, we also know that she is not an only child. To go deeper into all this, from The Look we have prepared this article to bring you all the information you need to know about her family.
Who is Patrick O'Connell?
Dedicated to the world of acting, his father, Patrick O'Connell, is well known worldwide. He is an American actor who was born in Norwalk, Connecticut, on July 7, 1957. He married Maggie Baird in 1995 and, since then, their love is still intact.
As for his professional career, O'Connell has participated in important film titles that have given him part of his fame. Among them, it is worth mentioning Cromwell, McKenzie's Rest, Baskets, The West Wing or Iron Man, among others.
Eilish has an older brother
In addition to Billie, Patrick and Maggie's marriage also gave birth to Finneas, his older brother. He was born on July 30, 1997 and, following in his father's footsteps, is a songwriter and actor.
The whole family, her parents, her and her brother, share a common aspect and philosophy of life, and that is that all four are vegans.
What do you know about Billie Eilish's musical career?
Returning to the figure of Eilish, the young singer began her career at the age of eleven, when, accompanied by her brother, she composed her own songs.
Officially, it was in 2015, when she was only 14 years old, that Billie became popular with her song Ocean Eyes, composed with Finneas, which became a viral phenomenon. From this moment on, her trajectory in the music world would start to take off.
Important collaborations and record-breaking
Along with the songs and albums that the artist has released, her resume also includes collaborations she has carried out with important names in the world of international music.
In this sense, it is worth mentioning, for example, the American rapper Vince Staples, with whom she worked on a remix of 'Watch'; or the singer Khalid, with whom she released 'Lovely', a song that appears in the second season of '13 Reasons Why'.
Similarly, Billie Eilish's important career took her to the 2020 Grammy Awards gala, where the artist won the Grammy for best production, best song, best album and best new artist, as well as best contemporary vocal pop album.
We don't know how Billie's musical journey will continue, but everything points to the fact that the young promise will continue to triumph and give her audience quality work.