Known for movies

Short Info

Net Worth$55 million
Date Of BirthDecember 16, 1949
SpouseGilligan Stillwater
MarkCheap Sunglasses
FactMember of rock group ZZ Top.

Billy Gibbons is an American musician, actor and producer, best known as the guitarist and lead singer of the rock band ZZ Top. He was born in Houston, Texas, on December 16, 1949, to parents Frederick and Lorraine Gibbons. His father was a professional musician, and his mother was a beauty queen. Gibbons has two sisters, Pamela and Patty. He was raised in the Houston Heights area of town. Gibbons attended Catholic schools and graduated from Waltrip High School in 1967. He then attended San Jacinto College, but dropped out to pursue a career in music.

Gibbons began his musical career in the psychedelic rock band The Moving Sidewalks, which released two albums and toured with Jimi Hendrix. He then co-founded ZZ Top in 1969 with bassist/singer Dusty Hill and drummer Frank Beard. The band has released 15 studio albums and has sold over 50 million records worldwide. They have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Texas Hall of Fame. Gibbons has also released several solo albums and has collaborated with other artists, such as B.B. King, Jeff Beck and Brian Setzer.

In addition to his work with ZZ Top, Gibbons has appeared in several films and television shows, including “The Simpsons” and “Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed.” He has also written two books: “Rock + Roll Gearhead” and “Billy F Gibbons: Rock & Roll Gearhead.”

Gibbons is married to model/actress Gilligan Stillwater. They have two daughters: Angela Rose and Shelley Leigh. Gibbons also has two sons from a previous marriage: Michael Sean and Patrick James.

Gibbons has a net worth of $60 million. He earns a salary of $20 million per year from ZZ Top. He also earns royalties from the sale of ZZ Top’s music and merchandise.

General Info

Full NameBilly Gibbons
Net Worth$55 million
Date Of BirthDecember 16, 1949
Height1.79 m
ProfessionGuitarist, Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Producer, Sharp Dressed Man, Tush, La Grange, Jim Thorpe, PA, United States, New York, NY, United States, Atlantic City, NJ, United States
EducationMargaret Long Wisdom High School


SpouseGilligan Stillwater
ParentsLorraine Gibbons, Frederick Royal, Sharp Dressed Man, Tush, La Grange, Jim Thorpe, PA, United States, New York, NY, United States, Atlantic City, NJ, United States
SiblingsPam Gibbons


Music GroupsZZ Top, The Moving Sidewalks, Revolting Cocks, Sharp Dressed Man, Tush, La Grange, Jim Thorpe, PA, United States, New York, NY, United States, Atlantic City, NJ, United States
NominationsAcademy of Country Music Award for Vocal Event of the Year
MoviesFuzz: The Sound that Revolutionized the World, Stars and Their Guitars: A History of the Electric Guitar, Jim Thorpe, PA, United States, New York, NY, United States, Atlantic City, NJ, United States

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#Marks / Signs
1African Bamileke Hat
2Cheap Sunglasses
3Famous trademark lengthy beard
4Red "BillyBo" Gretsch guitar


1Sounds like the blues are composed of feeling, finesse, and fear.
2Better to have it and not need it than need it and not have it


1As Angela's dad on Bones (2005), he plays a fictionalized version of himself.
2Member of rock group ZZ Top.



Who's Doing the Dishes?2016TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Everybody Wants Some!!2016writer: "I'm Bad I'm Nationwide"
Conan2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Silicon Valley2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Classic Rock Roll of Honour: Presented by Orange Amplification2014TV Movie performer: "La Grange"
The Blacklist2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Live from Daryl's HouseTV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Gzaabneulni2013writer: "Blue Jean Blues"
Grand Theft Auto V2013Video Game writer: "Gimme All Your Lovin'" - as William Frederick Gibbons
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2010-2013TV Series writer - 31 episodes
Eastbound & Down2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Duck Dynasty2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Battleship2012writer: "I Got to Get Paid" - as Billy F. Gibbons
Late Show with David Letterman2011TV Series performer - 1 episode
Machine Gun Preacher2011writer: "Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers"
Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die Autobahnpolizei2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
20 to 12010-2011TV Series documentary writer - 3 episodes
The Good Guys2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dancing with the Stars2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dancing with the Stars2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Breaking Bad2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
Middle Men2009writer: "La Grange" - as Billy F. Gibbons
BonesTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2007
Saturday Night Live2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Grand Theft Auto IV2008Video Game writer: "Thug" - as B. Gibbons
The Bucket List2007writer: "Tush" - as Billy F. Gibbons
Friday Night Lights2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock2007Video Game writer: "La Grange" - as Billy F Gibbons
SingStar Amped2007Video Game writer: "Gimme All Your Lovin'"
Skate.2007Video Game writer: "Just Got Paid"
Evan Almighty2007writer: "Sharp Dressed Man" - as Billy F. Gibbons
Deutschland sucht den Superstar2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
Ghost Rider2007writer: "Tush" - as Billy F. Gibbons
Happy Feet2006writer: "Gimme All Your Lovin'" - as B. Gibbons
Ugly Betty2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
Guitar Hero2005Video Game writer: "Sharp Dressed Man"
The Dukes of Hazzard2005writer: "La Grange" - as Billy F. Gibbons
The Wendell Baker Story2005writer: "Pearl Necklace"
Man of the House2005/Iwriter: "La Grange"
Friday Night Lights2004writer: "Just Got Paid" - as Billy F. Gibbons
Cold Case2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Walking Tall2004writer: "La Grange" - as Billy F Gibbons
NASCAR: The IMAX Experience2004Documentary short writer: "La Grange" - as Billy F. Gibbons
Wonderland2003writer: "La Grange" 1973 - as Billy F. Gibbons
History Detectives2003TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie2003Documentary lyrics: "Sharp Dressed Man" / music: "Sharp Dressed Man"
The Sopranos2002TV Series writer - 1 episode
Road to Redemption2001writer: "LaGrange" - as Billy F. Gibbons
Scratch2001Documentary writer: "It's Only Love" - as Billy F. Gibbons
Dogtown and Z-Boys2001Documentary writer: "La Grange"
The Perfect Storm2000writer: "Tush" - as Billy F Gibbons
Shanghai Noon2000writer: "La Grange" - as Billy F. Gibbons
The Simpsons1999TV Series writer - 1 episode
Armageddon1998writer: "La Grange"
For Richer or Poorer1997writer: "Doubleback"
Private Parts1997writer: "Tush" - as Billy F. Gibbons
Beverly Hills Ninja1997writer: "Give Me All Your Lovin'"
Sgt. Bilko1996writer: "Tush"
The Santa Clause1994writer: "Gimme All Your Lovin'"
In the Army Now1994writer: "World of Swirl"
The Stand1994TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
Total Balalaika Show1994Documentary lyrics: "Gimme All Your Lovin'" / writer: "Gimme All Your Lovin'"
Lista Top 401994TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dazed and Confused1993writer: "Tush", "Balinese"
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III1993lyrics: "Can't Stop Rockin'" / music: "Can't Stop Rockin'"
Mystery Science Theater 30001989-1992TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Full House1991TV Series writer - 1 episode
Back to the Future... The Pinball1990Video Game writer: "Doubleback"
Back to the Future Part III1990writer: "Doubleback"
The Jeff Healey Band: See the Light - Live from London1989Video writer: "Blue Jean Blues"
Fresh Horses1988writer: "Blue Jean Blues"
Square Dance1987writer: "TUSH"
The Whoopee Boys1986"STAGES"
One Crazy Summer1986writer: "Dirty Dog"
Knight Rider1986TV Series writer - 1 episode
Ninja Champion1986writer: "Legs" - uncredited
Miami Vice1984-1985TV Series writer - 3 episodes
American Flyers1985writer: "Dirty Dog"
An Officer and a Gentleman1982writer: "Tush" 1975 - as B. Gibbons
Old Boyfriends1979writer: "Tush"


Bones2005-2014TV SeriesAngela's Dad / Sarge
Metalocalypse2012TV SeriesGarden Boss
Two and a Half Men2010TV SeriesBilly Gibbons
Pickin' & Grinnin'2010J.D.
CSI: Miami2010TV SeriesBilly Gibbons
King of the Hill2007TV SeriesBilly Gibbons
Deadwood2006TV SeriesTownsman
Yes, Dear2006TV SeriesBilly Gibbons
Ellen1996TV SeriesBilly Gibbons - ZZ Top
Back to the Future Part III1990Party Band Member #2 (uncredited)
Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme1990TV MovieThree Men in a Tub

Music Department

The Dukes of Hazzard2005musician: guitar solos - as Billy F. Gibbons


Conan2015-2016TV SeriesHimself - ZZ Top / Himself - Musical Guest
Glastonbury 20162016TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Interviewee / Himself
51st Annual Academy of Country Music Awards2016TV MovieHimself
Treat Her Right2015Video shortHimself
WWE Hell in a Cell2015TV MovieHimself
Rock Candy Funk Party: Groove Is King2015Video shortHimself
Classic Rock Roll of Honour: Presented by Orange Amplification2014TV MovieHimself
Hell's Kitchen2014TV SeriesHimself - Restaurant Patron
ZZ Top: Live at Montreux 20132014Himself
Johnny Winter: Down & Dirty2014DocumentaryHimself
Live from Daryl's House2014TV Series documentaryHimself - vocals / guitar
2013 American Country Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
American Masters2010-2013TV Series documentaryHimself
CMT Crossroads2012TV SeriesHimself
Metal Evolution2011TV Series documentaryHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest Musician
Whisker Wars2011TV SeriesHimself - Judge
I'm in a Rock 'n' Roll Band2010TV Mini-Series documentary
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien2010TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special: In 3-D! On Ice!2010TV Special documentaryHimself (uncredited)
The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert2009TV SpecialHimself
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: Sweet Emotion2009VideoHimself
WWE Raw2009TV SeriesHimself
Stars and Their Guitars: The History of the Electric Guitar2008Video documentaryHimself
Battleground Earth: Ludacris vs. Tommy Lee2008TV SeriesHimself
ZZ Top: Live from Texas2008VideoHimself - Artist
Texas Monthly Talks2008TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee
ESPN Friday Night Fights2008TV SeriesHimself - Audience Member
Fuzz: The Sound that Revolutionized the World2007Video documentaryHimself
Criss Angel Mindfreak2007TV SeriesHimself
WWE Smackdown!2001-2007TV SeriesHimself
The 2006 Billboard Music Awards2006TV SpecialHimself
Star Tomorrow2006TV MovieHimself - Judge
Tales of the Rat Fink2006DocumentaryBeatnik Bandit (voice, as Billy F. Gibbons)
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2006TV SeriesHimself
Johnny Cash: God's Gonna Cut You Down2006Video shortHimself
Behind the Scenes at the Michael Jackson Trial2005Video documentaryHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2005TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
The World's Greatest Gigs2005TV Movie documentaryHimself - ZZ Top
WWE Unforgiven2005TV SpecialHimself
WrestleMania 212005TV SpecialHimself
You're Gonna Miss Me2005DocumentaryHimself - ZZ Top
Willie Nelson & Friends: Live and Kickin'2003TV SpecialHimself (member, ZZ Top)
MTV 20: Live & Almost Legal2001TV Movie documentaryHimself
Top Ten2000TV Series documentaryHimself
MADtv2000TV SeriesHimself
1997 VH1 Fashion Awards1997TV SpecialHimself
Söndagsöppet1996TV SeriesHimself (as ZZ Top)
Motorworld1996TV Series documentaryHimself
ZZ Top: Greatest Hits1992VideoHimself
MTV 1st Annual Video Music Awards1984TV SpecialHimself (ZZ Top guitarist)
Jeff Beck - Live at the Hollywood Bowl2017TV Movie post-productionHimself
Every Night's a Saturday Night2016Documentary post-productionHimself

Archive Footage

Religulous2008DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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