Was Billy Miller Dating Kelly Monaco? Popular actor Billy Miller made his big career launch into the entertainment industry as a model after he signed with Wilhelmina. Later, he tried his acting skills as he played the role of Richie Novak for a year, in the soap opera “All My Children.” Billy Miller then starred in The Young and the Restless, where he played the role of Billy Abbott.
Miller’s role in “The Young and the Restless” was widely celebrated as the role even earned him not one but three Daytime Emmys under the categories of Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and also Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. He later departed from the show and later joined General Hospital. Miller went on to play the roles of Jason Morgan and Drew Cain on General Hospital. He later joined Suits for five episodes.
His other show credits include NCIS, Major Crimes, Truth Be Told, The Rookie, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and Castle. He also starred in Clint Eastwood’s war drama “American Sniper”, in 2014. What do we know about Billy Miller’s personal life? Let us find out whether Billy Miller was dating Kelly Monaco or not.
Was Billy Miller Dating Kelly Monaco?
It has been rumored that Billy Miller secretly dated his co-star, Kelly Monaco. While the two never confirmed these dating rumors, there were several speculations about their reel to real-life romance. The two even celebrated Billy’s 40th birthday together.
Not only that, but Kelly Monaco later revealed that she was pretty convinced that Billy would be a great addition to the cast of General Hospital. In an early interview, Kelly revealed that after seeing some of Miller’s work, she is as convinced that Billy would be a perfect onscreen companion for her reel-life character Sam McCall.
She explained how she just felt something from him as Billy, and then she went and watched a bunch of his work, while calling his work, great. The two have been supportive of each other’s work and have exhibited excellent chemistry on screen. However, their rumored romance still remains a mystery.
What Happened To Billy Miller?
Sadly, Billy Miller passed away as the actor’s manager further confirmed the devastating news. He was 43 years old. Miller’s manager issued a statement while revealing that the actor was struggling with manic depression when he passed away.
Miller’s mother, Patricia Miller, also took to X and penned down a heartbreaking note of farewell for her beloved son. She stated how Billy had been fighting a long, hard valiant battle with bipolar depression for years, and that he did everything he could to control the disease as he loved his family, his friends, and his beloved fans. However, sadly enough, in the end, the disease won the fight, and he had to succumb to it.
Celebrities Give Their Heartfelt Tribute
As Billy Miller has passed away, leaving behind a void that remains irreplaceable, his co-stars have come forward to pay their respects to the late actor. His The Young and the Restless co-star, Eileen Davidson, penned down a note, saying how Billy’s infectious charm and warmth left lasting impressions on all of them as they were lucky enough to have him in our lives while saying how his mischievous smile will be missed.
All My Children alum, Rebecca Budig, also remembered the late actor as someone who was kind and generous to a fault while calling the news of his death, a tough one. The actor’s management is requesting that donations be made in the actor’s honor to the children’s care center, to which he gave a huge shout-out when he accepted his Daytime Emmy Award in 2014, under the category of Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.