Bill Burr is an amazing talent in the world of entertainment who has been constantly dazzling us as a stand-up comedian, actor, writer, etc. For many years now, Burr has been performing stand-ups in the surreal genres, satire, blue comedy, and likes to include topics of religion, science, race, and gender into his work. You might have also noticed him on the ABC crime drama thriller, Breaking Bad as Patrick Kuby where he appeared alongside, Kerry Condon.
Apart from his work on TV, Bill is also the host of Monday Morning Podcast. Moreover, he is the creator and star in the Netflix animated sitcom “F for Family”. As of today, Burr has been able to release at least 5 comedy albums. He has rightly been labeled as “the undisputed heavyweight champion of rage-fueled humor” by Rolling Stone. Let us now get to know more about this comedian.
Bill Burr: Early Life and Education
Bill Burr was born on the 10th of June, 1968, in Canton, Massachusetts. He was born to parents Robert Edmund Burr and Linda Wigent. While his father works as a dentist, his mother is a nurse. Burr comes from a mixed ethnical background of Irish, German and French and is American by nationality. Whilst both his parents were involved in the field of medicine, Burr from a very young age was interested in comedy.
Now coming to his academics, Burr first graduated from his high school in 1987. He then went to join the Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. Burr graduated from the institution in 1993 with a BA in radio.
Bill Burr: Career
Bill began his career as a comedian a year before graduating from college. To fully pursue his dreams of making it, Burr moved to New York in 1995. However, despite all his efforts, his career was not taking off quite the way he had expected it to. But things began changing in the late 2000s. He started his own podcast in 2007 and began featuring in other famous podcasts like “The Joe Rogan Experience” and “The Adam Carolla Show”.
A year later, Burr lent his voice to Grand Theft Auto IV’s character Jason Michaels. It was for the mission “No Love Lost”. Slowly but surely, Bill was building a reputation for himself among the US stand-up circuit. Today, people have been describing him as the “comedian’s comedian”. He has also gone on to act for many movies and TV shows, namely, “The Heat” and “Breaking Bad”. Burr is also the creator for the Netflix animated sitcom “F is for Family” which we understand is connected to his life.
Bill Burr: Personal Life
Now coming to his love life, Bill is married to the actress, filmmaker, and writer, Nia Renee Hill. The couple said their vows in 2013 after having been together for many years. Bill first met Nia while she was working on a comedy show. The pair went on few dates and soon enough, became an item. Nia later moved in together with Bill in Los Angeles.
The couple gave birth to its first child, a daughter, Lola on the 20th of January, 2017. A few days after the birth of Lola, Bill made an appearance on “Jimmy Fallon’s Late Night Show”. He shared his experiences as a father and joked that he wasn’t ready for all the responsibilities. Jokes aside, Bill is a really good father and a husband and the family is living a wonderful life together.
Bill Burr: Net Worth and Social Media
Burr is undoubtedly one of the funniest people on the planet. Even, “The New York Times” put a label on him, calling him, “one of the funniest, most distinctive voices in the country for years” in 2013. He is definitely a man with a lot of talent and demands a huge respect and salary in the industry. As of 2018, Bill has a net worth and $6 million and the figures are sure to rise.
Bill is also active on platforms like YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter. He is extremely famous on all these platforms with over 300k people following him on YouTube, 445k on Instagram, and 1.17 million on Twitter. He is famous for posting his comedy sketches which people just cannot get enough of.