Billie Holiday

United States

Billie Holiday Bio

Who is Billie Holiday

An American jazz songwriter,singer and actress.She sang some hit songs like Strange Fruit, Easy Living and Lady Sings the Blues.

Early Life (Childhood)

Billie Holiday parents are Sarah Julia "Sadie" Fagan and Clarence Holiday.She had a very difficult childhood.She studdied in The House of the Good Shepherd which was a Catholic reform school.

Interesting Facts

Billie Holiday was baptized in The House of the Good Shepherd on March 19, 1925.She had to dropped out of school at the age of 11 because working for long hours in resturant.

Personal Life

Billie Holiday got married to Jimmy Monroe in 1941 and divorced in 1947. According to law her husband is Joe Guy and Louis McKay, whom Billie she married in 1952.She had two kids but the father is still unknown.


Billie Holiday won Grammy Hall of Fame Award in 2000,2005,2010 etc.She also won Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1987.On VH1's 100 Greatest Women in Rock n' Roll she ranked 6th.


There was a rumor that a teenaged boy named Frankie Freedom moved to her house before she died and treated her well..