Willam Belli is an American actor, drag queen and recording artist. Willam Belli became known for his prowess in the fourth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race.
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. Also, Willam has Yugoslav and Italian descent. He also 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 the names of his parents. Likewise, Willam is his parents’ youngest child and he has a sister who is 18 months older than him.
Regarding his childhood and sexual identity, Willam has come out as gay since early childhood. Also, his sexual orientation was never an issue for him as Willam had a gay uncle and aunt on his father’s side. He also has another gay uncle on his mother’s side. Likewise, Willam was interested in becoming famous. Similarly, his aunt enrolled and paid for him in acting classes, although he was not interested in acting and memorizing dialogue.
Also, Willam chose it as the easiest way to gain fame. In addition, regarding his educational background, there is no information shared in the media about his educational qualifications. However, he shares this during middle and high school years as his older sister is very popular with boys. Willam escaped torture at the hands of bullies at school.
Willam made his television debut at age 18 on a game show Street Smarts. He then guest-starred in two episodes of television The District. He then starred in the 2003 film American Wedding, his first feature film, in which he appeared in two scenes. Likewise, he continued to play such small roles in films and also appeared in various television series such as “Boston Public” and “Cold Case”. Similarly, Willam got his break in 2004 in FX’s medical drama series Nip/Tuck. In this series he played the role of a transsexual Cherry Peck.
From 2005 to 2008, Willam appeared in other television series such as ‘My Name is Earl’, ‘CSI: NY’ and ‘Women’s Murder Club’. He has also starred in various films such as Because I Said So and Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild. He also made his singing debut in 2009. Willam became part of the band ‘Tranzkuntinental, which also included other drag queens such as Detox, Kelly Mantle, Rhea Liter and Vicky Vox, and performed at The Roxy Theatre. He also became a background dancer in Rihanna’s “S&M” music video in 2011.
In 2011, Willam auditioned for the fourth season of the logo reality TV show RuPaul’s Drag Race. This made him one of 13 contestants on the show. However, he was disqualified and became the first contestant ever to be disqualified due to his husband’s frequent visits. He then became the cast of the film BloodRayne: The Third Reich.
Likewise, Willam co-wrote his scene-for-scene parody version, Blubberella. He also formed a pop band with fellow drag queens Vicky Vox and Detox Icunt “DWV” and their first song was “Trouble” which was released on March 12, 2012. He then released the parody song “Chow Down” on March 18, 2012. during his ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ disqualification controversy. Additionally, it soon went viral, peaking at number 12 on Billboard’s US Comedy Digital Songs chart.
After that, his “Love You Like a Big Schlong” became another hit, garnering over a million views. He also released his debut album The Wreckoning in November 2012. Likewise, Willam began posting his songs, performance videos, TV performance clips and music videos on his YouTube channel, which he had created back in April 2006.
Similarly, in January 2013, his band released a new song “Boy is a Bottom” just prior to the season five premiere of “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” He also released the video on January 28, 2013 and became the most popular video on his channel with 24 million views.
But after the band broke up, DWV is officially there June 2014, he teamed up with Courtney Act and Alaska Thunderfuck 5000 and released the single “American Apparel Ad Girls”. He also authored the book Suck Less: Where There’s a Willam, There’s a Way in October 2016.
performance and net worth
Willam is a drag queen, actor, recording queen and author by profession. He was also nominated for the Most Addictive Reality Star award at the fifth annual NewNowNext Awards in 2012 for his role in RuPaul’s Drag Race. He was also subsequently nominated in the Best Guest Actor category for Eastsiders at the Indie Series Awards. Similarly, in relation to her assets, Willam has a net worth of around $1 million according to various sources. However, there is no information about his assets such as cars and houses.
Likewise, he is quite open about his relationship and shared it in the media as well. He is also married to an entertainment attorney named Bruce, whom he married on September 9, 2008.
body measurement and social media
In terms of his body measurements, Willam stands the height stands 5 feet 11 inches (71 inches) tall and weighs about 56 kg. However, there is no information on his vital statistics. Likewise, considering his physical appearance, he has a voluptuous body type and dark brown eye color.
Regarding 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 name is @willam and has over 403.4k followers since joining February 2011. Likewise, his Facebook account is @willam. Likewise, his YouTube account is “Willam Belli” and has over 921,000 subscribers.