American singer Billy Gillman is very proud of himself being gay. He is, in fact, very happy in a relationship with Christopher Meyer since 2014.
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The Voice contestant Billy Gilman. Billy is openly gay and is currently dating Christopher Meyer.
They have been together for many years and we all love this adorable pair. So, is the couple getting married soon? Are they ready for this step?
Let us find out!!!!!!!!!!!!
Billy Gilman: His Dating Life and Relationship with the Boyfriend
has been dating adorable boyfriend Christopher Meyer since 2014. Meyer has supported Gilman in every up and down he faced in his life.
Billy is openly a gay as he decided to come out in public in the year 2014 when he was blackmailed over his sexuality by a reporter.
Billy and his love Chris, Source: Empire Boo Boo Kitty
He was afraid of the fact that his identity may affect his singing career. He addressed,
"It's difficult for me to make this video, not because I'm ashamed of being a gay male artist or a gay artist or a gay person."
"But it's pretty silly to know that I'm ashamed of doing this knowing that because I'm in a genre and industry that is ashamed of me for being me."
"I love the industry but many know being a gay male country artist is not the best thing. So I thank you for your support."
He also described his partner and told how he fell in love with him. He said,
"I was in my twenties before I really started to soul-search and get to know more about me."
"Then when I met my boyfriend Chris [Meyer] I thought, ‘This is it,’ and that’s when I really got that love is love ... I have a fantastic family. My parents never missed a beat."
"When I met my boyfriend, I fell into such a wonderful extended family, they all just let us be us."
They are reportedly been together for 3 years. They have not been married yet but might be thinking about it.
Billy Gilman: His Amazing Career and Net Worth
Gilman's debut single "One Voice", became a top hit on the Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number 38. It also became a top 20 hit on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart in 2000.
He became the youngest artist to get such an acclamation at the 11 years of age.
His debut album was released on 20 June 2000 on Epic Records; also certified double platinum in the United States. The album included the title track "One Voice" with "Oklahoma" and "There's a Hero".
He was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance for his debut single "One Voice". The song was also nominated for Best Country Song for the songwriters,
Don Cook and David Malloy.
He released a Christmas album Classic Christmas in 2000 followed by Dare to Dream in 2001; both went certified gold.
His final album for Epic was published on 15 April 2003 Music Through Heartsongs: Songs Based on the Poems of
Mattie J.T. Stepanek.
He had an agreement with Image Entertainment in 2005 releasing his fifth album, Everything and More followed by a self-titled album Billy Gilman in 2006.
He has an estimated net worth of $4 million as of 2017.
Quick Facts about Billy Gilman
on 24 May 1988 in Westerly, Rhode Island to the family of Frances "Fran" and William Wendell "Bill" Gilman. Raised in Hope Valley, Rhode Island, in the town of Richmond.
Initiated singing before attending school and gave his first public performance at the age of seven.
At the age of nine, he was spotted by Ray Benson of Asleep at the Wheel, who helped him build his career.
Was then signed to Epic Records Nashville in 2000.
Auditioned for season 11 of the US edition The Voice in 2016; sang Adele's "When We Were Young" and impressed all four of the judges,
Adam Levine, Miley Cyrus, Alicia Keys, and Blake Shelton. His cover of
Michael Jackson's "Ben" went viral in September 2011.
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