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William R. Gardell was born on the 20th August 1969, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA. Best known by the name Billy Gardell, he is a comedian, actor and a host, who rose to prominence with the roles of Mike Biggs in the comedy TV series “Mike And Molly” (2010-2016), but initially as Bruno in the film “Avenging Angelo” (2002).

Have you ever wondered how rich Billy Gardell is? According to sources, it is estimated that Billy Gardell`s overall net worth is $8 million, an amount he owes to his talents and skills displayed in the entertainment industry since the late 1980s.

Billy Gardell Net Worth $8 Million

Billy`s parents divorced when he was still a child, which resulted in a move to Florida with his mother and younger brother and sister. There he attended Winter Park High School in Orange County, from which he graduated in 1987. While still at school, when Billy was 15 he got his first job at a warehouse, unloading trucks and pallets, then in 1987, he got a job at Bonkerz, as a toilet cleaner, but he got on the stage in one open mic night, as a bet with his colleagues, and with that event, his career in the entertainment industry began.

He soon started to perform every night, and eventually he opened for comedians such as George Carlin and Dennis Miller. His net worth was beginning to rise, however, his acting career began years later, as he made his debut with a small role in the highly popular TV comedy series “The King And Queens” in 2000, which was soon followed by a bigger role in TV series “Judging Amy”, in which he played Lyle Cooper. After that, he was cast as Billy Colavita in the TV series “Yes, Dear”, which was aired from 2001 until 2006.

In 2002, Billy made his first film appearance in Martyn Burke’s accomplished “Avenging Angelo”, with Sylvester Stallone in the lead role. The next year, Billy`s net worth increased by a large margin, as he was cast in the TV series “Lucky” (2003), as Vincent Sticcarelli. Afterwards, he was cast in the part of Jackson Bufford Harrison in the TV series “Gary The Rat” in the same year, and additionally starred in the film “Bad Santa”, alongside Billy Bob Thornton and Tony Cox.

Billy`s next role was Billy O’Brien in the TV series “Heist” (2006), and was soon followed by a role in the film “Room 6” (2006). In 2007, he earned the role of Officer Hoyne in the highly praised TV comedy series “My Name Is Earl”, which certainly increased his net worth and his popularity as well.

Three years later, Billy, acquired the lead role of Mike Biggs in the TV series “Mike And Molly” (2010-2016), alongside Melissa McCarthy, which soon became his most recognized role, as well as a profitable one for his net worth.

To speak further of his career in the entertainment industry, currently he is working on two films “Undrafted”, and “Going Under”, which are scheduled for 2016 releases.

Apart from his successful acting career, he never gave up on his comedy, he released his first comedy album in 2006, entitled “Billy Gardell: Throwback”, and also tours across USA, performing his comedy in various stand-up clubs, which also adds to his net worth.

Furthermore, he makes weekly appearances in the radio show “The DVE Morning Show”, aired on the WDVE radio.

Regarding his personal life, Billy has been married to Patty since 2001, with whom he has a son William. Billy is also known as an avid supporter of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Quick Facts

Birth date: August 20, 1969
Birth place: Swissvale, Pennsylvania, United States
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)
Profession:Comedian, Actor, Voice Actor
Education:Winter Park High School in Orange County
Nationality:American
Spouse:Patty Gardell (m. 2001)
Children:William Gardell
Nominations:Daytime Emmy Awards - Outstanding Game Show Host (2016)
Movies:“Avenging Angelo” (2002), “Bad Santa” (2003), “Undrafted” (2016), “Going Under” (2004)
TV shows:“Mike And Molly” (2010-2016), “The King And Queens” (2000), “Judging Amy”, “Yes, Dear” (2001-2006), “Lucky” (2003), “Gary The Rat”, “Heist” (2006), “Room 6” (2006), “The DVE Morning Show”
Albums:“Billy Gardell: Throwback” (comedy (comedy), 2006)
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1When he was working in a warehouse, his coworkers bet him he wouldn't do an open mic night. His paycheck wasn't enough to cover the bet, so he did his first 5 minute stand-up act at age 17.
2Has a son, Will.
3Often plays characters named Billy.
4Is a commercial spokesperson for Round Table Pizza.


Quotes

#Quote
1You need a wisecracking buddy standing next to you? That's the role for me. You got the guys who are knock-down, drag-out handsome. That's what people want to see. Let that guy be the hero. But there's always a role for the Everyman.


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Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Game Show HostMonopoly Millionaires' Club (2015)


Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dying:1012017pre-productionZak Mills
Once Upon a Time in Venice2017post-production
Sun Records2017TV SeriesColonel Tom Parker
New Girl2016TV SeriesJason
Undrafted2016Umpire Haze
Girl Meets World2016TV SeriesCoach Bobby Campagnola
Mike & Molly2010-2016TV SeriesMike Biggs
Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!2016TV SeriesWarden Bowman / Prisoner 1
Special Unit2016Captain Wynn
Dancer and the Dame2015Rick Dancer
Sullivan & Son2012-2014TV SeriesLyle Winkler
Jersey Boys2014Our Sons Owner
Phineas and Ferb2013TV SeriesMayor Chickenen / Additional Voices
Family Guy2012TV SeriesMike Biggs
Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas2011TV ShortSanta (voice)
The Very Funny Show2009TV Series
Bones2009TV SeriesBob Sayles
The Deported2009Agent Michael Levinrothsteinberg
My Name Is Earl2007-2009TV SeriesOfficer Hoyne / Billy
Burning Hollywood2009TV SeriesLenny
Desperate Housewives2008TV SeriesRoy Harding
Dragon Wars: D-War2007Zoo Guard
Alive N' Kickin'2007TV MovieBilly
Las Vegas2006TV SeriesSid Turner
You, Me and Dupree2006Bartender Dave
Room 62006Taxi Driver
Heist2006TV SeriesBilly O'Brien
Yes, Dear2001-2006TV SeriesBilly Billy Colavita
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2005TV SeriesCharlie Jackson
Quintuplets2004TV SeriesBrad
The Practice2004TV SeriesManny Quinn
Bad Santa2003Milwaukee Security Guard
Monk2003TV SeriesIan Agnew
Gary the Rat2003TV SeriesJackson Buford Harrison
Lucky2003TV SeriesVincent Sticcarelli / Vincent Sticarelli
Avenging Angelo2002Bruno
It's Like, You Know...2001TV SeriesEddie
Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family2001TV SeriesMike Dulgari
Kristin2001TV SeriesPete
Gary the Rat2000VideoJack Harrison (voice)
Judging Amy2000TV SeriesLyle Cooper
The King of Queens2000TV SeriesBilly Kelner

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dancer and the Dame2015executive producer
Billy Gardell Presents Road Dogs: Chicago2014TV Movie executive producer
Billy Gardell Presents Road Dogs: Las Vegas2013TV Special executive producer
Billy Gardell Presents Road Dogs2013TV Movie executive producer
Billy Gardell: Halftime2011TV Special documentary executive producer

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Billy Gardell Presents Road Dogs: Las Vegas2013TV Special
Billy Gardell Presents Road Dogs2013TV Movie
Billy Gardell: Halftime2011TV Special documentary
Comedy Central Presents2008TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Molly2013TV Series performer - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
One Nighters2017Documentary post-productionHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2012-2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself - Guest Co-Host
WGN Morning News2016TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Name Game2014-2016TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Player
Burgers, Brew and 'Que2016TV SeriesHimself
Conan2012-2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Entertainment Tonight2010-2016TV SeriesHimself
Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows2016TV SpecialHimself
Mariah Carey's Merriest Christmas2015TV MovieHimself
Chopped Junior2015TV SeriesHimself - Judge / Actor
The Chew2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Gotham Comedy Live2015TV Series documentaryHimself - Host
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore2015TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
The Meredith Vieira Show2015TV SeriesHimself
Rachael Ray2015TV SeriesHimself
Monopoly Millionaires' Club2015TV SeriesHimself - Host
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2010-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest / Himself - Host / ...
Extra2015TV SeriesHimself
Stand Up and Deliver2014TV SeriesHimself - Comedian
The Talk2010-2014TV SeriesHimself
Billy Gardell Presents Road Dogs: Chicago2014TV MovieHimself
The Queen Latifah Show2013TV SeriesHimself
The NFL Today2013TV SeriesHimself - Crazed Coach
Billy Gardell Presents Road Dogs: Las Vegas2013TV SpecialHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2010-2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
If These Walls Could Talk: The Story of the Punchline2013Documentary
Trip Flip2013TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Billy Gardell Presents Road Dogs2013TV MovieHimself
CBS This Morning2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
2012 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys2012TV MovieHimself - Presenter
Tavis Smiley2011TV SeriesHimself
Billy Gardell: Halftime2011TV Special documentaryHimself
Chelsea Lately2009TV SeriesHimself
Comedy Central Presents2008TV Series documentary
Have Tig at Your Party2008VideoHimself
Heckler2007DocumentaryHimself
Comics Unleashed2007TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Unscripted2005TV SeriesHimself
Pyramid2004TV SeriesHimself
Premium Blend2001TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight2016TV SeriesHimself

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