Lead Guitarist of ZZ Top Rock Band Billy Gibbons is globally known for songwriting, guitar playing, acting and book writing. Billy was ranked No. 32 in Rolling Stone’s list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists Ever in year 2011. Gibbons also worked and appreciated in American crime and drama Television series Bones.
Billy Gibbons has accumulated $65 million net worth by providing great music to the world. He is also auto body designer. He also wrote a book named Billy F Gibbons: Rock + Roll Gearhead. Billy has given his guitar performance in ZZ Top band.
Billy was born on December 16, 1949 in Houston, Texas to his parents Lorraine Gibbons and Frederick Royal who was an entertainer, orchestra conductor, and concert pianist who worked along with MGM Studio. Billy got his first electric guitar, sunburst Gibson Melody Maker which accompanied by a Fender Champ amplifier, on his 13th birthday, in year 1963. Billy started giving single full length albums.
In year 1969 he created ZZ Top band with other band’s drum player and friend, in 1971 he launched band’s first album. In year 2004 ZZ Top was appreciated by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The band is today also working good with their original bandmate. Billy is busy in music and also active in television industry, he also was involved in BFG Brand sauces.
Billy Gibbons married his long-time girlfriend Gilligan Stillwater on December 14, 2005. Gibbons is very exiting car collector and customized car enthusiast, he also carries his amazing car collection. Billy also published a book in year 2011 book is about his love of cars and guitars. He is not having any extra marital affair which makes him a good husband. Billy is very sensitive for her daughter.
There is no doubt for Billy that he is not a great guitar player, even he ranked no.32 out of 100 in Rolling Stone’s great guitarists of all time. Gibbons is top guitarist, songwriter, actor and now book writer too. Creating ZZ Top Rock And Roll Band was one of his life changing move, his bandmate were so faithful and creative that not only they took band to the success but they are still in the same band from years back, which is shows the true success.
Billy worked on many single albums, and obviously with the band as well. Except this all he is also much active in television and filming industry.
Billy’s award includes Hollywood’s Rock Walk, Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. He twice nominated for Grammy award ‘Best Rock Performance Vocal’. Gibbons also performed with bandmate on ACM Award stage. He also composed many albums which were much popular.
How much is Billy Gibbons Net Worth in 2017
Billy Gibbons has accumulated $65 million US dollars as his net worth as of 2017. He was very famous for his performance with ZZ Top Rock band. He has also launched many solo full length albums which got success in market. Gibbons is popular among his friends for great composition of music. He is writer, and actor too. He also performed in music groups such as Moving Sidewalks, Kings of Chaos, and Revolting Cocks. He has also acted in movies like ‘Back to the Future Part III’, and ‘Mother Goose Rock ‘n’ Rhyme’.
Billy is one the greatest guitarist that America had ever. His melodious guitar and vocal performance made audience feel goosebumps. This amazing guitarist also gave his best in television AMD film industry. His book shows all his love for customize cars and electronic guitars. He is very passionate for music and cars which makes him now a role model for many followers and new guitarists.