Billy Corgan is an American musician, songwriter, singer, professional wrestling magnate, producer, director, and poet. He was best known as the lead singer and founder of the heavy metal and psychedelic rock band The Smashing Pumpkins that he formed with James Iha and D’arcy Wretzky in 1988. They disbanded in 2000 but re-formed in 2005 and released their 7th studio album, Zeitgeist in 2007.
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Billy Corgan is represented by Evolution Music Partners (Talent Agent) in Los Angeles, California, United States.
Alternative Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Heavy Metal
Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Bass
- Caroline Records
- Virgin Records
- Reprise Records
- Warner Bros.
Girlfriend / Spouse
Billy Corgan has dated –
- Fiona Horne – He had a brief encounter with an Australian musician and singer in the past.
- Jennifer Finch – Billy dated the fellow musician, best known for her punk rock group L7.
- Chris Fabian (1987-1997) – He began dating the art conservator and artist Chris Fabian in 1987. After 6 years of on-and-off dating, he married her at his house in Wrigleyville, Chicago in 1993. They broke up in late 1995 but got divorced in 1997.
- Yelena Yemchuk (1995-2004) – In late 1995, Billy started a relationship with a photographer Yelena Yemchuk, who helped create his band’s album art and videos during that period. They broke up in 2004.
- (2005) – For a few months, while they were collaborating professionally on his solo album, he dated a fellow musician, Emilie Autumn.
- (1989-1991, 2006-2010) – Billy Corgan dated a well-known singer, songwriter, and actress for around 3 years. In 1991, she fell in love with and they broke up. In 2006, they reconciled, and he even moved in and had a separate wing in her mansion in Hollywood Hills. Despite living with Courtney and her daughter, , he allegedly refused to attend her sweet 16 birthday party. Billy revealed that he had split with Courtney in March 2010.
- Sierra Swan (2006) – He had a brief encounter with fellow singer Sierra Swan in 2006.
- Jackie Johnson (2009) – Billy was linked to the TV personality in May 2009.
- (2009) – He was linked to the pop star Jessica Simpson in 2009.
- (2009-2010) – For a year, Billy and the singer, model, and blogger were an item.
- (2010-2012) – He dated Jessica, a member of the band The Veronicas, between 2010 and June 2012.
- Chloe Mendel (2013-Present) – He began dating Chloe, a designer at Maison Atia, around 2013. On November 16, 2015, they welcomed their 1st child, a son named Augustus Juppiter Corgan, and a daughter named Philomena Clementine Corgan, on October 2, 2018.
- (2017-2018) – They were linked in 2017 and 2018 when she allegedly began exacting revenge on her ex-husband, guitarist Michael Lockwood. Those claims turned out to be rumors.
Billy Corgan Favorite Things
- Bands – Pantera, Depeche Mode, Radiohead, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Cure, , Queen, Breaking Benjamin
- Artistic Influences – Pablo Picasso, , William S. Burroughs, Jack Kerouac, Philip K. Dick
- Baseball Team – Chicago Cubs
Billy Corgan Facts
- He and his family live with 2 dogs and 2 cats.
- He was a pescetarian starting in 2013 but became a and started eating a diet around 2017.
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Facts of William Patrick Corgan, Jr.
- Gender Male
- full nameWilliam Patrick Corgan, Jr.
- middle namePatrick
- birthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States
- Date of Birth March 17, 1967
- Age 55 years 3 months
- Horoscope Pisces
- Lucky Number 7
- Lucky Stone Aquamarine
- Lucky Color Sea Green
- Best Match for Marriage Cancer, Scorpio
- ethnicity / ethnic backgroundScottish, English and Belgian-Flemish and Italian
- net worth$60 million
- professionMusician, Songwriter, Singer, Producer, Director, Poet, Professional Wrestling Magnate
- weight84 kg or 185 lbs
- height6 ft 3 in or 190.5 cm
- eye colorBlue
- body type / buildSlim
- high schoolGlenbard North High School
- motherMartha Louise (Maes) Corgan Lutz
- fatherWilliam Patrick Corgan Sr.
- brothersRicky Corgan
- favorite bandsPantera, Depeche Mode, Radiohead, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Cure, , Queen, Breaking Benjamin