Billy Miller, a Daytime Emmy Award-winning actor known for his work in “General Hospital” and “The Young and the Restless,” has died. He was 43.
Miller died in Austin, Texas, on September 15, 2023 , and leaves a legacy of fantastic work behind him. Here’s his net worth at the time of his death, and more about his life.
Who was Billy Miller?
Billy Miller was an American actor. He was recognized for his work on American soap operas, including his award-winning work as Billy Abbott on The Young and the Restless and his dual portrayals of Jason Morgan and Drew Cain on General Hospital.
Early life and education
Billy Miller was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and grew up in Grand Prairie, Texas. As a child, Miller spent five years as a patient of Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, an organization he now supports.
Miller attended Lamar High School in Arlington, Texas, and the University of Texas in Austin, Texas, where he received a communications degree and was one of only twenty students in the film department’s intensive Production Sequence.
After graduating from college, Miller moved out to Los Angeles where he began working in the mail room of Industry Entertainment.
Then, he began working as an amateur model and landed appearances in major corporation commercials such as JCPenney and Pizza Hut.
He has also appeared on CSI: NY and All My Children.
However, it was his performance in The Young and the Restless that fetched him awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series via the Emmys in 2010 and again in 2013, as well as one for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series in 2014.
Billy Miller net worth
What was Billy Miller’s net worth at the time of his death?
Billy Miller cause of death?
Miller died just two days before what was supposed to be his 44th birthday.
Michael Fairman TV was the first to report the news of his passing, but no cause of death has been disclosed at this time.
His death was reportedly confirmed by someone at The Belmont, a restaurant and bar in Los Angeles, California, which Billy was part owner.
Miller is survived by his mother, Patricia, and his sister, Megan.
Tributes from fans poured in on social media following the news of his passing.
Eileen Davidson, who starred alongside Miller in The Young and the Restless, led tributes to her colleague on X, formerly Twitter, writing: “His infectious charm and warmth left lasting impressions on all of us who were lucky enough to have him in our lives.”
I'm so sad to hear of Billy Miller's passing. His infectious charm and warmth left lasting impressions on all of us who were lucky enough to have him in our lives. Im gonna miss that mischievous smile. Love you Billy. pic.twitter.com/kTnML9Zxlw
— Eileen Davidson (@eileen_davidson) September 17, 2023
Actress Octavia Spencer, who co-starred alongside Billy in TV series Truth Be Told, shared a tribute to the actor on Instagram.
‘I am speechless. I’m laying here scrolling through IG and came across a post that we lost Billy Miller. To his family, legions of fans, and our #TruthBeTold family my deepest condolences,’ she wrote underneath a photo of the actor.
General Hospital actor Jon Lindstrom described Miller as “gifted, smart, funny, and impressed me as a great friend to those close to him”.
The Young and the Restless put out a statement saying: “The daytime community mourns the loss of Billy Miller who graced Y&R with his talent for many years as Billy Abbott.”