Billie Elish’s full name is Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O'Connell. She was born on 18 December 2001 in Los Angeles. The singer has Irish and Scottish heritage. When the girl was young, she was home-schooled. Eventually, Billie began attending school at 8. At the same time, she started demonstrating an impressive musical talent. The girl sang in a school choir. The future celebrity grew up in a musical family. Her parents Maggie Baird and Patrick O'Connell wrote music, worked as actors, producers, and screenplay writers. The singer’s older brother played in a band. For him, Eilish wrote her first song when she was just 11 years old.
When Billie was 14, she recorded her debut single “Ocean Eyes”. Initially, the lyrics were written by her brother Finneas O'Connell, who wanted to use them for his band. However, later a decision was made to let Billie sing it. The official single’s release occurred in November 2016. The singer filmed a music video for the song with the support of the producer Megan Thompson. Today, the single already has four remixes, Astronomy Remix, Goldhouse Remix, Blackbear Remix, and Cautious Clay Remix.
The song came in second on the Swedish chart, settled on the 58th spot of ARIA chart, appeared on the 72nd place of the UK Singles Chart and made it into Billboard Hot 100. The track sold a million digital copies in the United States and 70,000 in Australia. It was a great success for a young singer. Many fans started trying to book Billie Eilish for private events.