Who is Billy Costa?
Billy Costa is an Emmy award-winning American television and radio host serving in the KISS 108-FM in Boston. He is also the co-host of The Matty in the Morning Show, Kiss Top 30 Countdown and the High School Quiz Show on WGBH-TV.
|Full Name||Billy Costa|
|Profession||American Radio Host|
|Popular For||American radio and television host in the Boston area|
Birthday and Zodiac
|Age (As in 2022)||70 years old|
|Date of Birth||December 24, 1951|
|Birth place||Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States|
|University||Merrimack College and Emerson College|
|Height||5 feet 9 inches Approx.|
|Estimated Net Worth||$4 million|
Family and Relationship
Billy Costa’s Early Life, Childhood
William B. Costa was born on December 24, 1951, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. As of 2022, Billy is healthy at 79 years old. The American host grew up in East Cambridge and graduated from the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School.
Billy later enrolled at the Merrimack College in Massachusetts with a scholarship in hockey. He majored in English and transferred to Emerson College in Boston, where he worked as a disc jockey in nightclubs. Costa graduated from Emerson with a degree in English.
Billy’s Height and Physical Stats
The American television personality stands at 5 feet 9 inches and weighed approximately around 155 lbs. during his career between 1941-1953. However, we are yet to cover his weight in the present context.
By ethnicity, Costa is Portuguese of his grandparent’s origins. Billy is identified as an American by nationality. As per the radio host’s date of birth, he resides under the zodiac sign, Aquarius.
Unfortunately, there is no information about the TV personality’s eye color and current weight.
Billy’s Wife and Children
The local radio host from Florida married his lifelong girlfriend Michele Steele at the Boston Yacht Haven Inn & Marina on October 1, 2021. Billy’s wife, Michele Steele, is a versatile journalist and correspondent at ESPN based in Chicago. The journalist has covered some big stories for SportsCenter in the Midwest and nation, such as ESPN’s digital platforms, NFL Live and Outside the Lines.
Billy Costa was formerly married to his ex-wife. The information about his ex-wife is still unknown.
Billy Costa’s Professional Career
After working at a few radio stations, including WBOS, Billy began his career after graduating from Emerson College in Boston.
He proposed a lifestyle/entertainment news show that he could host to the WXKS-FM “Kiss 108” in 1980. The segment later evolved into the Top 30 Countdown broadcasted every Saturday morning and Sunday evening. Costa also hosted the show ‘TV Diner’ on the New England Cable News (NECN), which got cancelled in September 2013. Costa left the show and currently hosts the Dining Playbook with Jenny Johnson on the New England Sports Network (NESN).
Costa became the permanent host of KISS 108’s morning radio show, Matty in the Morning, after the former host, Matt Siegel, announced his retirement on May 3, 2022.
Billy’s Net Worth
The American radio and TV host has earned fame and money throughout his successful career. Billy, as of 2022, is estimated to have a net worth of $4 million and a salary of $1 million per annum.
Billy Costa on Instagram
Billy Costa is available on all social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. The American host is seen chiefly active on Instagram, with 49.3k followers.
The 70-year-old radio and TV host runs an official Twitter account by the username @BillyCosta, which has over 19k followers as of 2022.
Billy is also available on Facebook by his name “Billy Costa”. He has over 13k followers on Facebook.
- Billy Costa pays his ex-wife $26,000 as alimony every month.
- He received several awards, such as Emmy Award and the Children’s Television Award.
- Billy transferred to Emerson, where he worked as a disc jockey at local nightclubs and later joined the Emerson radio station, WERS as a DJ.
- The American radio hosted the first episode of the restaurant review show, The Phantom Gourmet, on June 26, 1993.