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Billy Eichner Biography

Birth Place:
New York, New York, United States
Comedian, writer, actor

Fast Facts

  • Appeared in commercials as a child
  • Played John Goodman's son on a Saturday Night Live sketch when he was 12 years old
  • Performed in an off-Broadway musical before beginning his comedy career
  • Took classes at the Upright Citizens Brigade in New York City
  • Created and cohosted a variety show called Creation Nation in 2003, where he first debuted his Billy on the Street character
  • Starred in a talk-show pilot, which also featured Joan Rivers, but it was never picked up
  • Nominated for a Daytime Emmy award for Best Game Show Host in 2013


  • 2017Emmy-Outstanding Variety Sketch Series: nominated