Billy West Net Worth

May 21, 2023
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William Richard West was born on the 16th April 1952, in Detroit, Michigan, USA of Jewish descent. He is an actor and voice actor, best known for giving his voice to Ren and Stimpy in “The Ren & Stimpy Show” (1991 – 1996) and many characters from the animated sitcom “Futurama” (1999 – 2013). Moreover, he is a comedian, songwriter, musician as well as radio personality. All the above mentioned engagements have added sums to the total size of Billy West’s net worth. He has been active in the entertainment industry since 1980.

How rich is the voice actor? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of Billy West net worth is as much as $35 million, as of the data given in mid-2016.


Billy West Net Worth $35 Million


To begin with, he grew up in Roslindale, Boston. He began his career as a musician in late 1960s. Billy was a member of a few bands in 1970s. He still plays in his own band called Billy West and The Grief Councillors, and is a composer of the songs performed by the band. In 1980, he pursued a career in radio.

In 1988, Billy West started voicing animated characters; he starred as the voices of the animated series “The New Adventures of Beany and Cecil” (1988) and also worked in full time on “The Show of Howard Stern” (1986–2005). Later, he voiced the well known characters Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd in “Space Jam”(1996). In 1999, West also dubbed the Woodpecker in “The New Show Woody Woodpecker” (1999–2002). Among his works also include the voice of the animated series from Nickelodeon in “Invader Zim” (2001–2006), “The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius” (2002 – 2007) and “My Life as a Teenage Robot” (2003–2009). Afterwards, he worked as a voice actor in “Jungle Junction” (2009–2012), “Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated” (2010), “The Looney Tunes Show” (2011–2014), “The Simpsons” (2014), “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water” (2015) and many others. Since 2014, Billy has been voicing Bashful in the animated series “The 7D”. Billy West and Joe Alaskey are known as the best voice actors, as impressive as Mel Blanc in his best times voicing Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd and other characters in cartoons made by Warner Bros.

Moreover, West has successfully voiced video game characters including Muttley and L’il Gruesome in “Wacky Races” (2000, 2001, 2008), Dr. Zoidberg, Professor Farnsworth, Philip J. Fry, and Zapp Brannigan in “Futurama” (2003), a police officer on the radio of “Need for Speed: Undercover” (2008), The Yak in “Nicktoons MLB” (2011) and many others.

Furthermore, Billy West has added sums to the size of his net worth working on commercial television. He was the presenter of “Screen Gems Network” (1999–2001), and has voiced a number of commercials including M&Ms, Honey Nut Cheerious, Pentium 4, Minute Maid, Brisk Iced Tea, and others.

Finally, in the personal life of the voice actor, he married Violet West, however, the two have apparently divorced, so currently Billy is single.

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