Did you know all of these? Billie Eilish is an American singer-songwriter and rising pop star who has quickly become one of the most successful and influential artists of her generation. From her chart-topping music to her powerful fashion statements to her passionate activism, she has carved out an impressive career in an incredibly short amount of time. We’re going to explore the fascinating facts about this incredible artist and find out why she has become so successful. So, let’s get started!
1. Billie Eilish’s middle name is Pirate
It was her older brother, Finneas’, idea to add pirate!
2. She’s the youngest female artist ever to have a number 1 album in the UK
When her debut album came out in 2019 she was only 17 years old! Billie Eilish is the first artist born in the 2000s to have a number one album.
3. She’s been releasing music since she was 14
In 2016, when she was 14, Billie Eilish, uploaded her first song, “Ocean Eyes,” to a social media platform called SoundCloud. When she woke up the next day, the song had gone viral .
4. Her brother helps write all her music
Billie Eilish writes all her music with her brother Finneus. They recorded a lot of her debut album in a bedroom!
5. She is a big Justin Bieber fan
Billie Eilish loves Justin Bieber and got to live out her dream when he did a remix of her song “Bad Guy”.
She also loves The Beatles and Avril Lavine.
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6. Eilish is a Vegan
Billie Eilish is a vegan, which means she doesn’t eat meat, dairy or eggs. Billie has been vegan since she was 12 years old.
7. She’s helping end the use of fur in fashion
When Billie Eilish was asked to wear an Oscar De La Renta dress for a fancy event called the Met Gala she said she only would if the company ditched their use of real fur. Oscar de la Renta agreed.
8. Billie Eilish loves Avocados
Billie Eilish loves avocados — so much so that her old instagram handle was @wherearetheavocados.
Her favourite food is mashed potatoes. She also loves burritos, tofu, and ramen.
9. She was famous she did backing vocals for movies
Back before she was getting number 1 albums she did backing vocals on the Diary of a Wimpy Kid movie, as well as X-Men: Apocalypse.
10. Billie the youngest artist to ever headline Glastonbury
She made history by being the youngest ever solo headlining act in the festival’s history when she played Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage in 2022.