Billy Gardell – Biography, Relationship, Figure, Life, Age, Height, Wiki, Career, Images, Net Worth, Family and More.


Billy Gardell

Biography of Billy Gardell

Billy Gardell Bio

The American stand-up comedian, actor, game show presenter, and voice actor William Billy Gardell most recently portrayed Chicago police officer Michael Biggs on Mike & Molly. Additionally, Billy Gardell played a police officer in twelve episodes of My Name Is Earl. besides playing Lyle Winkler in Sullivan & Son, Gardell provided the voice of Santa in Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas. In the CBS comedy series Bob Hearts Abishola, Billy Gardell also plays the role of Bob Wheeler.

Early Life – Education and Birth Place 

Gardell, who was up in Swissvale, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Pittsburgh, studied in 1985 at Winter Park High School in Orange County, Florida. After his parents’ divorce, he was raised in Florida along with his mother, younger brother, and sister. Billy only made summer visits to Pennsylvania after that. Billy Gardell claims that his time spent living in Florida was enjoyable.

He began working in the receiving area of a department store warehouse at the age of 15, where his duties included stacking pallets and unloading trucks. Billy began taking phone calls, putting people in seats, and cleaning restrooms at the neighborhood comedy club Bonkerz in 1987. Billy Gardell took a gamble with other coworkers and on December 28 began doing open-mic nights at the comedy club.

“I couldn’t cover the bet if I didn’t host an open mic night. I kept saying that I would carry it out. They wagered that I wouldn’t,” he clarified. Eventually, he began to open for George Carlin and Dennis Miller.

Struggle and Career of Billy Gardell

Billy Gardell Career

From 2006-11

Bonkerz expressed the support of his grandmother, saying, “She told me when I was 8 years old that I could be a comic,” even though he played a significant role in initiating his humorous career. Before Mike & Molly, Gardell says that when his touring comedy act began to interfere with his family time, Billy Gardell considered going into radio.

Billy has acted in several feature films, such as You, Me, and Dupree (starring Owen Wilson), Bad Santa (starring Billy Bob Thornton), and Avenging Angelo (starring Sylvester Stallone and Anthony Quinn). Billy has also made multiple appearances in recurring roles in several US television series, such as NBC’s Heist, The Practice, Yes, Dear, Desperate Housewives, Lucky, Bones, My Name Is The King of Queens, Monk, and Earl. In the Make Me Laugh series on Comedy Central, Gardell starred as himself.

Notably, Billy wrote and produced a charity rendition of a play called Winter Park Live in the vein of Saturday Night Live, with all earnings going to Comic Relief.

Gardell still appears every week on The DVE Morning Show on her hometown’s WDVE radio station. On April 4, 2008, Gardell made an appearance on a Comedy Central Presents special from 2007. In advertisements for Round Table Pizza, Gardell additionally portrayed the host of the fictional TV show Pizza Talk. Billy Gardell’s comic debut CD, Throwback, was released in 2006.

Alongside Melissa McCarthy, Gardell featured in Mike & Molly from September 2010 until May 2016. Billy Gardell provided the voice of Santa in Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas in November 2011. Comedy Central presented its stand-up special Halftime, which was published in 2011. In addition to performing, Billy Gardell was still touring as a stand-up comedian as of 2011. Gardell stated he wouldn’t mind making movies again in a story published in the Orlando Sentinel in 2011. 

From 2013-21

Showtime hosted Billy Gardell’s comedy spectacular Billy Gardell Presents Road Dogs in 2013. Gardell launched the lottery game program Monopoly Millionaires’ Club in 2015, which featured players who purchased tickets for the lottery game, which debuted on October 19, 2014. In 2016, Gardell was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Game Show Host, a category in which Craig Ferguson won.

As Herschel Sparks’ neighbor on the CBS spinoff sitcom Young Sheldon, Gardell has made recurring appearances since 2018. Alongside Folake Oluwafeyikemi, he was cast as Bob in the CBS pilot of Bob Hearts Abishola in October 2018. The network ordered the series in May 2019 and debuted in September of the same year.

In 2021, Gardell started to feature in commercials for the A1C drug, Olympic. This came after he had been in the Ozempic reality series “My Type 2 Transformation” the previous two years. 

In Films 

Titles / Years Role 
Avenging Angelo (2002)Bruno
Bad Santa (2003)Milwaukee Security Guard
You, Me and Dupree (2006)Bartender Dave
Jersey Boys (2014)Our Sons Owner
Special Unit (2017)Captain Wynn

In TV Shows

Shows Name / YearsRole
Cover Me (2001)Mike Dulgari
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2005)Charlie Jackson
Desperate Housewives (2008)Roy Harding
The Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2015)Himself
Sun Records (2017)Colonel Tom Parker
Bob Hearts Abishola (2019)Robert “Bob” Wheeler
Extended Family (2024)Bill

Comedy specials of Billy Gardell

Title Years 
Billy Gardell Presents Road Dogg2013

Relationship – Love Life, Marriage or Girlfriend

Billy Gardell Family

Gardell and Patty Knight have been married since 2001. William III, their son, was born in 2003. Billy Gardell occasionally travels to Florida to see his parents, who still reside there.  

Figure – Physical Measurements of Billy Gardell

Billy Gardell Fitness

Here are Billy Gardell’s physical characteristics: weight, height, bust, waist, hip, and shoe size. Interestingly, his eye color is the same as Austin Robert Butler, Justin Randall Timberlake, and Taylor Swift.

Height5′ 11″
Weight92 kg
Body MeasurementUnknown
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBrown
Shoe size  Unknown

Age of Billy Gardell

Emily grew up in Swissvale, Pennsylvania, USA. Additionally, by 2024, he will be 54 years old, the same as Shawn Corey Carter.

Wiki Info

Here is some Wiki information about Billy Gardell given below:

Real NameWilliam Gardell, Jr.
NicknameBilly Gardell
Date of BirthAugust 20, 1969
Place of Birthin Swissvale, Pennsylvania USA
Age 54
Religion Christianity
ParentsFather–William Gardell
Mother–Linda Gray
Siblings Lisa Gardell, Brian Gardell
ChildrenWilliam Gardell
Wife Patty Gardell
Marital StatusMarried 
Zodiac SignLeo
Occupation          Actor

Net Worth

Billy Gardell’s estimated net worth is $8 million, similar to the actor Emily Rudd. Acting, modeling, and brand endorsements are Billy Gardell’s primary sources of revenue.

Social Media Accounts

Here are a few of Billy Gardell’s social media accounts and their followers. Unfortunately, his follower count is lower than Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, LeBron James, and Coco Jones.

Instagram5,035 Followers
Twitter55.1 K Followers
Facebook69 K Followers

What is Billy Gardell famous for?

 His credits as an actor and producer include Dragon Wars: D-War (2007), Avenging Angelo (2002), and Bad Santa (2003).

Does Billy Gardell have a wife?

Gardell and Patty Knight have been married since 2001. William III, their son, was born in 2003.

Does Billy Gardell still do comedy?

Billy has been able to continually improve in both fields thanks to his commitment to acting and his ongoing stand-up tour. Billy Gardell puts on a powerful stand-up routine.

Did Mike and Molly get along in real life?

In real life, Reno Wilson and Billy Gardell are close friends.

Maryam loves writing about famous people. She digs into their lives to find interesting stories. She tells these stories in a way that's easy to understand and enjoy. Maryam helps us see that celebrities are just like us, with their own struggles and triumphs.

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