Billie Lourd Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Billie Lourd is an American actress born on July 17, 1992. She became well-known for playing Chanel #3 in the Fox series “Scream Queens” (2015-2016) and has been a regular in “American Horror Story” since 2017. Fans of “Star Wars” will also recognize her as Lieutenant Connix in the sequel trilogy (2015-2019). Billie is the only daughter of the late actress Carrie Fisher.

Full NameBillie Catherine Lourd
Date of BirthJuly 17, 1992
Place of BirthLos Angeles, California, USA
OccupationActress
Height5 feet 1 inch (155 cm)
SpouseAusten Rydell (m. 2020)
Children2
Net Worth$20 million

Billie Lourd Early Life and Education

Billie Lourd Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Billie Catherine Lourd was born on July 17, 1992, in Los Angeles California. She is the daughter of actress Carrie Fisher and talent agent Bryan Lourd. Her grandparents are actress Debbie Reynolds and singer Eddie Fisher. She has relatives like Todd Fisher Joely Fisher and Tricia Leigh Fisher who are all involved in show business. Billie also has a sister named Ava who is legally adopted by her father from his marriage to Bruce Bozzi.

From her mother’s side Billie’s ancestry includes Russian-Jewish and Scots-Irish/English heritage. Her godmother is the famous actress Meryl Streep and her godfather is writer Bruce Wagner.

In 2008, Billie Lourd made her debut at Le Bal des débutantes in Paris wearing a dress by Chanel for the special occasion. She attended Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles for high school and went on to graduate from New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study in 2014 where she designed her degree focusing on “Art and Business as Religion.”

Career

Billie Lourd Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Billie Lourd started her acting career with a role as Lieutenant Connix in the Star Wars movie “The Force Awakens” in 2015. She auditioned for the lead role of Rey but Daisy Ridley got it instead. She continued in the Star Wars sequels “The Last Jedi” (2017) and “The Rise of Skywalker” (2019). In a touching moment, she even portrayed her late mother Carrie Fisher in a flashback scene using digital effects.

In 2015, Lourd joined the cast of the TV series “Scream Queens” as Chanel #3 a character inspired by her mother’s famous hairstyle from Star Wars. She initially thought she was auditioning for the role but was surprised to learn it was already hers. She also appeared in the movie “Billionaire Boys Club” in 2018.

She returned to “Scream Queens” for its second season and joined “American Horror Story” for its seventh season playing various roles including a member of the Manson Family. Her performance in “American Horror Story: Apocalypse” impressed the show’s creator so much that he decided to create a miniseries just for her.

Moving into 2019 Lourd appeared in the film “Booksmart” and returned to “American Horror Story” for its ninth season “1984”. Her work on the show led to her getting her miniseries. She also guest-starred on “Will & Grace” and did a holiday commercial for Old Navy.

In 2021, Billie Lourd returned to “American Horror Story” for its tenth season and starred in the romantic comedy “Ticket to Paradise” alongside Julia Roberts and George Clooney in 2022. She continues to be involved in “American Horror Story” for its eleventh season and will star in the upcoming comedy film “And Mrs” directed by Daniel Reisinger set to be released soon. Lourd is also set to have a recurring role in the twelfth season of “American Horror Story”.

Net Worth

Billie Lourd has an estimated net worth of $20 Million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. The main source of Billie Lourd’s net worth comes from her work as an actress. She’s known for roles in TV shows and movies, which have helped her earn money and build her net worth.

Personal life

Billie Lourd Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Billie Lourd started dating Austen Rydell an actor in early 2016. They briefly broke up and during that time from December 2016 to July 2017, she dated Taylor Lautner her co-star from Scream Queens. However, by the end of 2017 Lourd and Rydell got back together. They got engaged in June 2020 and welcomed their son in September 2020. They got married in March 2022. In December 2022 Lourd gave birth to their second child a daughter.

Through her marriage to Austen Rydell Billie Lourd is now related to actor Christopher Rydell and she’s also connected to director Mark Rydell and actress Joanne Linville through her husband’s family.