Billie Lourd is an American actress who became known for her role as Sadie Swenson in the Fox horror-comedy series ‘Scream Queens’. She had her part in the FX horror anthology series ‘American Horror Story’ playing different characters and went on to play Lieutenant Connix in the ‘Star Wars’ sequel trilogy.
Billie Lourd Biography
Billie Lourd was born on the 17th of July 1992, in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. She is currently 29 years old.
|Birth Name||Billie Catherine Lourd|
|Date of Birth||July 17, 1992|
|Place of Birth||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Age||29 years old|
Early Life: Family and Education
Bille comes from a family of actors. Her mother, Carrie Fisher, was a popular actress of her time, who died on December 27, 2016, due to cardiac arrest. Her father, Bryan Lourd, was a talent agent. Her grandparents are actress Debbie Reynolds and singer Eddie Fisher, and she is the niece of Todd Fisher, Joely Fisher, and Tricia Leigh Fisher.
She has a half-sister, Ava, from her father’s previous marriage. Billie has Italian, Welsh, German-Jewish, Russian-Jewish, Scots-Irish, and English ancestry.
Actress Meryl Streep is her godmother while Writer Bruce Wagner is her godfather.
She graduated from New York University in 2014 with a double majoring in religion and psychology.
Billie Lourd Personal Life
Billie Lourd is having an on-and-off relationship with actor Austen Rydell since 2016. The pair got engaged in June 2020 and she gave birth to their first child, a boy, Kingston Fisher Lourd Rydell, in September 2020.
Previously, she dated actor Taylor Lautner for over 8 months between 2016 and 2017.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 1 inch|
Centimeters – 155 cm
Meters – 1.55 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 53 kg|
Pounds – 117 lbs
|Eye Color||Light Brown|
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
|Shoe Size||6.5 (US)|
|Dress Size||4 (US)|
|Distinctive Features||Petite Frame|
Billie Lourd made her feature film debut as Lieutenant Connix in the space drama film ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ in 2015. She reprised her role as Connix in its sequels Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Star Wars: Episode IX, in 2017 and 2019, respectively.
In 2015, Lourd earned her first acting role as Sadie Swenson / Chanel #3 in the Fox comedy horror series ‘Scream Queens’. She had acted in a total of 23 episodes between 2015 and 2016.
Unlike other actors, who would end up with supporting roles in their early career, Lourd bagged some significant roles in both films and TV shows. Her portrayal of Lieutenant Connix in Star Wars: The Force Awakens earned her a lot of fame and not long after this role, she landed a pivotal role in the Fox comedy horror series ‘Scream Queens’ in 2015.
In 2017, she played the roles of Winter Anderson and Linda Kasabian in the FX horror anthology series ‘American Horror Story’. The following year, she was cast as Mallory in American Horror Story: Apocalypse.
- Food – Chicken
- Restaurants – Gjusta Bakery in LA, Cha Cha Chicken in LA, Caracas in New York, Traif in New York, Cafe Colette in New York
- Beauty Products – Urban Decay eyeshadows, YSL Touche éclat, Esthetic Underground
Billie Lourd Net Worth
As of 2023, Billie Lourd has accumulated a net worth of $20 million, most of which coming from her successful acting career. In 2017, she inherited her mother’s estate, which is currently valued at $18 – $25 million. She lives in Beverly Hills, California.
Billie Lourd Facts
While studying in college, she was interned with HBO Documentary Films and Another Planet Entertainment.
She starred alongside famous actors Emma Roberts, Lea Michele, Abigail Breslin, and many others in Scream Queens. After her mother died in 2016, she constantly wore earmuffs in every episode as a tribute to her mom.
Billie sang a duet with Matt Bomer at 2014’s Lincoln Center American Songbook Gala honoring her father.
She has a French bulldog named Tina.
In 2018, she played Mallory, a powerful witch in the 8th season of the American Horror Story.