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Billy Gardell

dip Published On Wed Dec 22 2021   Modified On Wed Dec 22 2021
Billy Gardell

Facts of Billy Gardell

Full NameWilliam Gardell
First NameWilliam
Last NameGardell
Birth NameWilliam Gardell Jr.
ProfessionActor, Standup Comedian
Birth CitySwissvale, Pennsylvania
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameWilliam Gardell
Mother NameLinda Gray
Gender IdentityMale
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseKnight since
No Of Children1
FilmographyMike & Molly,Bob Hearts Abishola
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Date of BirthAugust 20,1969
Age53 years
Married Date2001


    Body and Relation Status of Billy Gardell

    What is Billy Gardell marital status ?Married
    How many children does Billy Gardell have ?1
    Who is Billy Gardell married with?Knight since
    When was Billy Gardell married?2001

    Billy Gardell is a very popular American actor and stand-up comedian who gained widespread recognition for his starring role of Mike Biggs in the CBS series Mike & Molly. In 2019, he started portraying as the title character Bob on the series Bob Hearts Abishola, from where his weight loss has been quite noticeable.

    Actor Gardell Weight Loss Journey

    Gardell is a talented actor who got more into fame after appearing in Bob Hearts Abishola, portraying the character of Bob. The respective series tracks Bob's journey towards a healthier life with the aid of a Nigerian nurse, Abishola. He has been known to struggle with weight for quite a long time.

    Furthermore, Gardell has openly talked about his health and weight in various interviews. In an interview, he admitted that he grew up fat but never gave up and tried several solutions, including visiting a nutritionist for a diet and working with a trainer on a fitness practice. Still, the Toll Road cast ended up weighing around 350 pounds. 

    Moreover, the comedian set his mind on living healthier and began losing weight. By mid-2015, he had lost 70 pounds. And in 2018, Billy found out that he had type 2 diabetes, pushing him to double his efforts. Now, he might be following a healthy diet to live a healthy life. As per some sources, he weighs around 202 pounds.

    Everything On His Professional Career

    Since 2000, Gardell has been professionally engaged in the entertainment field. He was a passionate comedian, and at the age of 18, he began performing at a local Florida comedy club. Gardell made his first television appearance in 2000 by landing the role of Billy Kelner in the tv series, The King of Queens

    Similarly, he had comedic film roles in 2003's Bad Santa and 2006's You, Me and Dupree. Furthermore, the actor is primarily known for his comedic role, and his main influence is Jackie Gleason, a late American actor and comedian. Also, he has performed in several feature films, including Avenging Angelo, etc.

    Billy with comedian, Steve Byrne
    Billy with comedian, Steve Byrne
    Source: Instagram @stevebyrnelive

    Bob Hearts Abishola alum has also appeared on the CBS spinoff sitcom Young Sheldon as neighbor Herschel Sparks. Moreover, the Bad Santa cast was nominated for the Daytime Emmy Awards in 2016 for his outstanding work in Monopoly Millionaires' Club. He has also directed a tv series named We're Not Friends, released in 2018.

    Billy Gardell's Net Worth In 2021

    Gardell is one of the richest figures who has collected a huge amount of money from his role as a comedian and actor. Celebrity Net Worth reports his net worth to be over $8 million. The actor also joins the list of millionaire personalities like Dave Coulier and Richard Giannotti. Gardell has arisen in various movies that have seen him get highly paid. 

    Also, he has made a name for himself in the world of comedy. Additionally, the average salary of Stand Up Comedians in the US range from $16,640 to $74,880, with a median salary of $54,080. So, Gardell surely makes in the same range as a well-known stand-up comedian. On the other hand, an actor in the United States makes approx $50782.

    Furthermore, Gardell has worked on numerous high-budget projects to gain enough profit. Some of them are mentioned below:-

    MovieEst. BudgetBox OfficeRole
    Jersey Boys$40–58.6 million$65,282,732Our Sons Owner
    Dragon Wars: D-War$75 million$75 millionZoo Guard
    Room 6$1 million-Taxi Driver

    Insights On His Marital Life

    The Jersey Boys star is happily hitched with his wife, Patty Knight. They exchanged wedding vows in 2001. Their relatives and close ones attended the wedding ceremony. Since then, the duo has been leading a blissful life.

    They are deeply in love with each other and are also parents of a son William III. Knight gave birth to their son in 2003. Although they keep their private life under wraps, they seem pretty delighted together.