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Born on: 24th Nov 42 Born in: Scotland Marital status: Married Occupation: Comedian and Musician
Born William "Billy" Connolly has an estimated net worth of $20 million. Connolly, known by the nickname "The Big Yin" is a Scottish comedian, musician, presenter and actor. He has earned his net worth from his television and film appearances as an musician, comedian and actor. He began as as a folk singer in Scotland working as a group and as solo which eventually led to his transitioned into being a comedian. In 199o, he had his big break in the States with help of his fellow comedian Whoopi Goldberg. The Whoopi Goldberg and Billy Connolly in Performance, an HBO special launched Connolly on the path to American stardom that he still enjoys today. His unique style, which combines a folky and casual presentation with often hard-hitting social commentary earned him respect from his peers. As an he has appeared in several films including Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events in 2004; Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties in 2006; The X-Files: I Want to Believe in 2008 among others.
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