Billy Gilman

Ancestry of
Billy Gilman

Country Music and Pop Singer


Who is Billy Gilman?

Billy Gilman is an American country music and pop singer. He is probably best known for his debut single “One Voice” and his appearance on the hit television show The Voice. In 2000, at the age of 11, Billy Gilman became the youngest singer to hit the top 20 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart with his song “One Voice”. He also hit the top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100 for the same song. In 2016, Billy Gilman appeared in the 11th season of the television show The Voice competing on Adam Levine‚Äôs team. He has had three albums certified as platinum and gold, One Voice, Dare to Dream, and Classic Christmas.

Famous Kin

The famous kin for Billy Gilman center around four ancestors of his, Rev. Joseph Crandall, Richard Maxson, George Gardiner, and Samuel Burdick. Fellow singer/songwriters in his family tree include Harry Chapin and Mary Chapin Carpenter. Other celebrity kin include actress and comedienne Lucille Ball and actress Marilyn Monroe. Historical kin include cowboy hat inventor John Batterson Stetson, Western Union founder Ezra Cornell, 25th New York Governor Alonzo Cornell, Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, and Illinois Senator Stephen Douglas, famous for his participation in the Lincoln-Douglas debates.

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Billy Gilman photo by Nikolay Surov (Public Domain)