Billy Zane
Billy Zane
Celebrated Name: Billy Zane
Real Name/Full Name: William George Zane, Jr.
Gender: Male
Age: 58 years old
Birth Date: 24 February 1966
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.84 m
Weight: 82 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced, In a relationship
Wife/Spouse (Name): Lisa Collins (m. 1989–1995)
Children: Yes (Ava Katherine Zane, Gia Zane)
Yes (Candice Neil (2010–)
Profession: American actor, painter, and producer
Net Worth in 2024: $22 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Billy Zane is an American based actor and producer, who is best recognized for performing Hughie in a thriller entitled Dead Calm in the year 1989. His other known roles are Kit Walker / The Phantom in a superhero film entitled The Phantom, as Caledon Hockley in an epic romantic disaster movie entitled Titanic, and for his television character as John Wheeler in a serial drama series entitled Twin Peaks.

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Early Life

Billy Zane was born in 1966 to Thalia and William George Zane, Sr. His birthplace is Chicago, located in Illinois. Both of his parents were known to be amateur actors as well as originators of a school made for medical specialists.

Both his parents are of Greek origin, and his family’s basic surname, i.e., “Zanikopoulos,” was anglicized to “Zane” through his parents, who too brought him up as Greek Orthodox. He is having one elder sister named Lisa Zane, identified as an actress.

After finishing a year overseas in Switzerland in The American School in Switzerland (briefly as TASIS), he did graduation from Francis W. Parker School as well as appeared in Harand Camp of the Theater Arts, situated in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.

Personal Life

The actor has been dating a model named Candice Neil for the past several years, and the couple has two kids together.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 24 February 1966, Billy Zane is 58 years old as of today’s date 13th June 2024. His height is 1.84 m tall, and his weight is 82 kg.


Billy Zane started off his career by his initial two screen roles made in science fiction films, namely Back to the Future in the year 1985 and Critters in the year 1986. During that time, he performed in a music video made for Sheena Easton’s song entitled “Do It For Love.”

In the year 1988, he has performed as Tony Gambini with Jessica Fletcher within Murder. She Wrote: A Very Good Year for Murder. He, too, featured in one episode of Matlock entitled “The Nurse.” During the year 1989, he has reprised his henchman character within Back to the Future Part II.

During the initial part of that year, he has attained global recognition by the role of a villain named Hughie Warriner in a thriller entitled Dead Calm with Nicole Kidman as well as Sam Neill. He was too featured in the NBC film entitled The Case of the Hillside Stranglers.

His initial starring role was featured in the year 1990 based independent movie, known as a low budget science fiction thriller entitled Megaville.

In the same year, he too co-starred in a film entitled Memphis Belle, known as a film edition of the year 1944 based documentary regarding a World War II Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress bomber, playing as a bombardier.

In January of 2017, he performed in one commercial made for KFC in the form of a gold-colored Colonel Sanders to pitch the restaurant series latest limited-time flavor named Georgia Gold Honey Mustard BBQ chicken.

Awards & Achievements

Billy Zane’s role as Kate Winslet’s well-to-do fiancé got nominated for Best Villain in the MTV Movie Awards. The actor, too, scored a Broadway part within “Chicago” and featured on a recurring role made on “Charmed.”

Net Worth & Salary of Billy Zane in 2024

Billy Zane Net Worth
Billy Zane Net Worth

As of June 2024, Billy Zane has an estimated net worth of $22 million. He has made most of his fortune with his career as an actor and producer, though he also earned well by appearing on commercials.

He has noted his onscreen debut by an appearance made in a blockbuster entitled “Back to the Future” during the year 1985. He accepted mainly minor roles during the 80s, comprising roles in “Matlock,” “Critters,” and “Back to the Future Part II.”

The actor’s other TV, as well as film credits, contain “Magic Man,” “Dead Fish,” “Silent Warnings,” “Femme Fatale,” “Orlando,” “Reflections on a Crime” as well as “Surviving Evil.”

Whether a film falls into the category of romantic, superhero-based, or any thriller, Billy Zane has depicted his diverse acting talents in a variety of films suggesting his versatility in acting. Though his acting talents are easily perceptible, he is too an accomplished producer.


  1. he’s a thief so be careful…. watch your belongings when he’s around. no kidding.. a thief!!!! 22 million dollars huh makes you wonder.. shame on you billy zane for being such a low down piece of shit and disrespecting me like you have.. shame on you!!


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