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If you have not yet heard of Billie Eilish, you are living in a bubble. Billie Eilish is an 18 year old, American singer/songwriter. Her debut single “Ocean Eyes” gave her the push to stardom, and her latest single “Bad Guy” dominated 2019, staying at the top of the Billboard charts for a consecutive 19 weeks. Later to win 5 Grammys earlier this year. At 18, Billie Eilish is pretty impressive, here are 5?interesting facts about the icon in the making.

1: Billie Eilish was homeschooled all her life.
Billie Eilish‘s mother, Maggie Baird taught her along with her older brother Finneas at home. Not only did they learn the typical education, Maggie taught the siblings the fundamentals of music, and songwriting, while letting them explore on their own.

2: Billie Eilish suffers with Tourette Syndrome

Billie came got candid on her complications on having to live with Tourette on the “Ellen Show” last year stating “It's something I've lived with my whole life," Eilish stated on Ellen. “I just never said anything about it because I didn't want that to define who I was. I didn't want to be 'the artist with Tourette's.’”

3: Billie Eilish never smiles in photographs because she says it makes her feel “weak and powerless.”
In an interview with SSENSE , Eilish states that people ask, “Why aren't you smiling? It's so much more beautiful when you smile.’ Everyone’s taught to smile,” Billie says, then corrects herself: “Girls are. ‘Look happy, look like you're having fun!’ I'm not gonna look like anybody except what I am. I want to impress myself. ”

4: When she was only 11 years old, Billie Eilish started writing songs.

Billie Eilish started writing songs with her brother at the humble age of 11, where they would write about what ever came to their mind. That‘s the process on how Billie Eilish‘s music starts.

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5: Most of Billie’s songs are written by or with her brother Finneas. Finneas also produces her music and performs with her for live shows.

Billie Eilish has an amazing older brother Finneas, that helps her with her creative process. Maggie (Billie’s mother) stated on Variety “Who would have believed that Billie’s [then-] 18-year-old brother would be her only cowriter and producer, and that he’s as good or better than anyone else?”

Billie Eilish is just getting started in life and has already racked up over 130million followers across all platforms, which is mindblowing, but is still so humble. These are just a few facts, of this amazing woman.


zaccai (author) from Brooklyn on June 17, 2020:

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