William Gregory Magnussen is an American actor who was born on April 20, 1985. He began with a supporting role on television in Get Shorty (2017) and Maniac (2018). Billy has appeared in the movie Into the Woods (2014), Bridge of Spies (2015), Birth of the Dragon (2016), Game Night (2018), and Aladdin (2019).

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In addition, he appeared in the movies The Many Saints of Newark and No Time to Die. Magnussen starred in the science fiction series Made for Love on HBO Max in 2021. He starred as ReyThe King Kingston” in the 2023 spy film Spy Kids: Armageddon.

Quick Info

REAL NAME William Gregory Magnussen
NICKNAMEBilly Magnussen
BORNApril 20, 1985
AGE38 years old (2023)
NET WORTH$5 million
HEIGHT5 feet 10 inches (180cm)

How was the early life of Billy Magnussen?

Billy Magnussen is the son of professional bodybuilder and kickboxer Greg Magnussen and aerobics instructor Daina. Magnussen was born in Woodhaven, Queens, New York City. He has two younger brothers. His mother’s parents immigrated from Lithuania. He is of Lithuanian and Norwegian ancestry.

Until the age of ten, he was raised in Queens near Woodhaven Boulevard. At that time, his family relocated to Cumming, Georgia. Magnussen graduated from South Forsyth High School and later, from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in 2003.

Billy Magnussen career

Magnussen debuted on Broadway in The Ritz (2007), starring Rosie Perez. He appeared in Christopher Durang’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (2012), which had its world premiere at Princeton, New Jersey’s McCarter Theatre. In Rob Marshall’s 2014 film Into the Woods, Magnussen played Rapunzel’s Prince, making his breakthrough performance.

Magnussen played Ellis in The Great Gilly Hopkins (2016), costarring with Kathy Bates. In 2019 Magnussen was on the newly developed role of Prince Anders in Guy Ritchie’s live-action Disney adaptation of Aladdin. Further, he starred in the independent feature Surviving Family in 2012.

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In the first season of American Crime Story, which focused on the O. J. Simpson murder case, Magnussen appeared as Kato Kaelin. He became well-known on the CBS soap opera As the World Turns on January 29, 2008, when he played the character of Casey Hughes. In 2009, he made a guest appearance on The Beautiful Life: TBL on The CW series.

Magnussen used to be a contributing songwriter and bassist for the rock band The Dash, based in New York City. He is a guitarist for the band Reserved for Rondee, which is based in New York City.

Is he dating anyone?

Billy Magnussen hasn’t been in any dating rumors at the moment. Currently, Magnussen relationship status is that he is possibly single. Additionally, he doesn’t often discuss his personal life in public, which has led some to believe that he is looking for his soul mate.

Billy had dated an actress named Meghann Fahy previously. Many people saw them together, which confirmed that they had been romantically involved in love. Meghan and Billy also shared many photos beginning in July 2017. They have been spotted on many vacations.

How much is Billy Magnussen worth?

Billy Magnussen is a famous actor and musician who has a net worth that ranges from $3 million to $5 million US dollars. Furthermore, the average pay for an actor is between $60-$100 per hour for television work and $17.00 per hour for film work (film actor). Similarly, $50,000 is the average yearly salary for his music career.

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Magnussen’s main source of income is from acting and music career. He starred in several popular movies, such as Aladdin, Happy Tears, Twelve, Revenge of the Green Dragons, and Into the Woods. He has also worked on The Many Saints of Newark and Bond 25, both were released in 2020.

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