Billy Blanks

United States

Billy Blanks Bio

Who is Billy Blanks

Billy Blanks is an American actor, fitness guru, media identity and martial artist. He is mainly known as the creator of the exercise program, Tae Bo. He appeared in films like Tango & Cash, Driving force and Lionheart.

Early Life (Childhood)

He was born and raised in Erie, Pennsylvania. Among fifteen children, he is the fourth child of his parents. His brother name is Michael Blanks. He is also an actor. His educational background is unknown.

Interesting Facts

His birth name is Billy Wayne Blanks. He follows Christian religion. He started taking karate and tae kwon do classes when he was only 11 years old. His net worth is estimated to be $30 million.

Personal Life

In 1974 he got married to Gayle H. Godfrey. The couple welcomed their adopted daughter on June 28 1974. In 2008 the couple got divorced. He then became the father of Tomoko Sato daughter. They adopted two daughters.


He haven’t won any awards yet. He have become the inspiration for many people. He battled with dyslexia and tendon problems and recovered. He is now successful fitness guru.


There was a rumor that he will appear at Megan McCarty Gym.