What happened to Billy Miller? The General Hospital star has been reported dead two days before his birthday. What he died of, career, and fortune explored.
He was an actor who appeared in several movies and tv shows.
He was best known for his soap opera roles as Billy Abbott on CBS’ The Young and the Restless, and Jason Morgan and Drew Cain on ABC’s General Hospital.
What was Billy Miller’s cause of death?
SOAP opera actor Billy Miller has died two days before his 44th birthday.
Miller, 43, was a three-time Daytime Emmy-winning TV star, best known for his roles on The Young and the Restless and General Hospital.
The actor died on Friday, Michael Fairman TV first reported.
His death was confirmed by someone at The Belmont, a restaurant and bar in Los Angeles, California that Miller was the co-owner of, according to Michael Fairman.
Miller was struggling with manic depression at the time of his death, a rep for the actor told TMZ.
His cause of death is currently unknown.
Tributes from fans poured in on social media after news broke of Miller’s death.
One person on X, formerly Twitter, said he was “one of the best actors” in the shows he worked on. “I’m so sorry to learn about his death but I won’t forget his wonderful contributions to our favorite soaps!”
Another fan wrote: “My heart is completely broken. “Such devastating news to wake up to […] his light was so, so bright.”
A third said on X: “Wow! It’s all I can say. An Amazing talent gone to soon.”
On X, formerly known as Twitter, one fan wrote: “Dang. Billy Miller was the best Billy Abbott. I really can’t believe this”.
What was Billy Miller’s net worth?
For his years in the entertainment industry, the late actor accumulated a sizable fortune. He had an estimated net worth of between $1 million and $5 million. He accrued this figure for his work as an actor as well as other endeavors.
Miller, from Tulsa, Oklahoma, was born on September 17, 1979. He would have been 44 on Sunday.
He graduated with a communications degree at the University of Texas and then moved to Los Angeles.
Miller started out in the mailroom of Industry Entertainment, an entertainment agency, and then began auditioning for acting gigs.
He debuted as a daytime TV actor in 2007 when he played Richie Novak in All My Children.
Miller won two Emmys for Outstanding Supporting Actor and one for Outstanding Lead Actor while on the show.
In 2014, Miller took on the role of Jason Morgan/Drew Cain on General Hospital. He stayed with the role for five years and then left the show in 2019.
Interesting facts about General Hospital
General Hospital is the longest-running soap opera produced in Hollywood.
It’s the longest-running entertainment program in ABC television history.
It holds the record for most Daytime Emmy Awards for Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series, with 14 wins.