Willam Belli is an American actor, drag queen, and recording artist. Willam Belli became popular for his competence in the fourth season of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Willam Belli was born on 30th June 1982 and is currently 38 years old. His zodiac sign is Cancer. Likewise, Willam was born in Pennsylvania, United States of America, and currently resides in Los Angeles, California. He holds American citizenship and belongs to a Caucasian ethnic group. Moreover, Willam has Yugoslavian and Italian descent. Similarly, he follows Christianity.
Likewise, his father worked at the Kennedy Space Center and his aunt is the famous television director Mary Lou Belli. She is the award-winning television director. However, there is no information about his parents’ names. Likewise, Willam is the youngest child of his parents and he has one sister who is 18 months older than him.
Regarding his childhood and sexual identity, Willam came out as gay since his early childhood. Moreover, his sexual orientation has never been an issue for him as on his father’s side, Willam had a gay uncle and a gay aunt. Similarly, on his mother’s side too he has another gay uncle. Likewise, Willam was interested in getting fame. Similarly, his aunt enrolled him into acting courses and paid for it even though he was not interested in acting and memorizing dialogues.
Moreover, Willam chose it considering it to be the easiest way to gain fame. Furthermore, regarding his educational background, there is no information about his educational qualification shared in the media. However, he shares that during junior high and high school days because his older sister is very popular with boys Willam escaped torture by bullies at school.
Willam made his debut on television at the age of 18 from a game show ‘Street Smarts’. Subsequently, after this, he made guest appearances on two episodes of the television ‘The District’. Followed by this, in 2003, he played in the film ‘American Wedding’ which was his first feature film in which he appeared on two scenes. Likewise, he continued to so small roles in films and also appeared on various television series like ‘Boston Public’ and ‘Cold Case’. Similarly, Willam received his breakthrough role from the FX medical drama series ‘Nip/Tuck’ in the year 2004. In this series, he played the role of a transsexual Cherry Peck.
Followed by this, from the year 2005 till 2008 Willam appeared on another television series like ‘My Name is Earl’, ‘CSI: NY’, and ‘Women’s Murder Club’. Likewise, he has also acted on various films like, ‘Because I Said So’ and ‘Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild’. Likewise, he made his singing debut in the year 2009. Willam became part of the band ‘Tranzkuntinental which included fellow drag queens like, Detox, Kelly Mantle, Rhea Litre, and Vicky Vox and performed at The Roxy Theatre. Additionally, he became the background dancer in Rihanna’s ‘S&M’ music video in the year 2011.
Further in the year 2011, Willam auditioned for the fourth season of the Logo reality television show, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’. In this, he became one of 13 contestants on the show. However, he was disqualified and was the first-ever contestant to be disqualified because of the frequent visits from his husband. After this, he became the cast on the movie ‘BloodRayne: The Third Reich’.
Likewise, Willam became a co-author of its scene-for-scene spoof version ‘Blubberella’. Furthermore, he formed a pop band along with fellow drag queens Vicky Vox and Detox Icunt ‘DWV and their first song was ‘Trouble’ released on 12th March 2012. Followed by this, he released the parody song ‘Chow Down’ on 18th March 2012 during his controversy about the disqualification from ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’. Moreover, this soon became viral and came on the 12th position on Billboard’s ‘US Comedy Digital Songs’ chart.
Followed by this, his ‘Love You Like a Big Schlong’ became another hit receiving over a million views. Likewise, he released his debut album, ‘The Wreckoning’ in November 2012. Likewise, Willam started posting his songs, performance videos, clips from TV appearance, and music videos on his Youtube channel which he created back in April 2006.
Similarly, in January 2013, his band released a new song ‘Boy is a Bottom’ just before the premiere of the fifth season of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’. Moreover, he posted the video on 28th January 2013 and became the most popular video of his channel having 24 million views on it.
However, after disbanding the band DWV officially in June 2014, he teamed up with Courtney Act and Alaska Thunderfuck 5000 and released the single ‘American Apparel Ad Girls’. Likewise, he also authored the book ‘Suck Less: Where There’s a Willam, There’s a Way in October 2016.
Achievement and Net worth
Willam is a drag queen, actor, recording queen, and author by profession. Likewise, on the year 2012, he was nominated for the ‘Most Addictive Reality Star’ award for his role on ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ at the fifth annual ‘NewNowNext Awards’. Followed by this, he was also nominated in the category ‘Best Guest Actor’ for ‘Eastsiders’ in the ‘Indie Series Awards’. Similarly, regarding her net worth, Willam has a net worth of around $1 million according to various sources. However, there is no information about his asset values like cars and houses.
Likewise, regarding his relationship he is quite open about it and also shared about is in media. Similarly, he is married to an entertainment lawyer named Bruce whom he married on 9th September 2008.
Body Measurement and Social Media
Regarding his body measurement, Willam stands the height of 5 feet 11 inches (71 inches) tall and weighs around 56 kg. However, there is no information about his vital stats. Likewise, looking at his physical appearance, he has a Voluptuous body type and has dark brown eyes color.
Reflecting upon his social media, Willam is active on various social media like Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Youtube. His Instagram handle is @willam and has over 1 million followers in it. Similarly, his Twitter handle is @willam and has over 403.4k followers since he joined in February 2011. Likewise, his Facebook account is @willam. Likewise, his Youtube account is ‘Willam Belli’ and has over 921k subscribers in it.