Billy Garoppolo is recognized as the brother of an American footballer Jimmy Garoppolo (aka James Richard Garoppolo). His brother, nicknamed “Jimmy G” is a quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League.
As a celebrity sibling, it’s obvious for him to catch the media attention, especially because he is often spotted in the stadium supporting his player brother. Well, besides, what does Billy Garoppolo do for a living? Is he married? If so, who is his wife?
Here, in this article, read interesting facts about Billy Garoppolo, from his early life to his profession and his personal life.
How Old Is Billy Garoppolo? His Parents And Early Life
As of 2023, Billy Garoppolo is 26 years of age. While his birth details are not available at the moment, the celebrity sibling was born in the year 1996 in Arlington Heights, Illinois, US.
Now, talking about his parents, his father Tony Garoppolo Jr. is a retired electrician and his mother Denise Malec is a housewife. He is the youngest son of his parents who grew up alongside his three older siblings in his hometown.
Besides, he belongs to a mixed ethnical background with German, Italic, and Polish ancestry. Further, he holds American nationality.
Short Look At Billy’s Ancestry
His paternal grandfather Anthony Garoppolo was born in Illinois to his parents Salvatro T. Garoppolo and Catherine Silvestri. Like his grandfather, Billy’s great-grandad was also an Illinois native but was a child of Italian parents. In the same way, his paternal grandmother Jane Helen Marcello was a daughter of Alfred Marcello and Elena Teutonici, an Italian from her mom’s side.
Likewise, Garoppolo’s maternal grandfather Stanley J. Malec was also an Illinois native born to Polish parents. And his maternal grandmother Harriet D. Seidel was born in Illinois and her parents were from Germany and Poland.
Billy Garoppolo’s Education; Where Did He Study?
As for education, Billy went to Rolling Meadows High School, from where he graduated in 2014. After that, he enrolled at Illinois State University and studied there till 2018.
On the last day of his college, he expressed his emotions on his Instagram. Sharing his pictures with his friends, he captioned,
It was a sad Sunday at ISU to say the least. College was a blast and I wouldn’t have wanted to do it any other way!
He further wrote,
Thanks to everyone who helped make the memories I’ll never forget and a special thanks to these guys! Congrats on graduating nerds! #rollbirds #vernon #stevenash 2018 may graduate from ISC
Billy Garoppolo Siblings: What Do They Do?
As aforementioned, Billy was born youngest to his parents. He has three older brothers named Mike Garoppolo, Tony Garoppolo Jr., and Jimmy Garoppolo.
Tony is Billy’s oldest brother who was born in the year 1988 and is 34 years of age as of 2022. By profession, he is an architect. Likewise, Mike, 33 is the second child of his parents who was born in 1987 and at present, he is working as a teacher.
Further, his brother Jimmy is five years older than him. He is an accomplished footballer. Before moving further, let’s have a quick look at Jimmy’s football career.
Billy’s Brother Jimmy Garoppolo Career As A Footballer
Born on November 2, 1991, Billy’s big brother Jimmy is a football quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers. The now 31-year-old Jimmy aspired to be a footballer from a very young age however, he considered baseball as his first love.
As a student, he started playing football at Rolling Meadows High School. In the meantime, he was a quarterback and linebacker for the Mustangs football team. He continued as a footballer in his college as well where he played football for Eastern Illinois Panthers. During his college football years, he was named the 2013–14 OVC Male Athlete of the Year and was also awarded the 2013 College Football Performance FCS National Quarterback of the Year.
Eventually, after college in 2014, he was drafted by the New England Patriots as a 62nd overall pick. After that, he started playing for the team and remained on a patriot team until 2016. Then in the following year, he signed for the San Francisco 49ers and debuted in the team on November 16. Being in the 49ers, he has made several records and has listed himself as having the highest winning percentage of NFL quarterbacks.
Career: What Does Billy Garoppolo Do For A Living?
Since he is in the spotlight as a celebrity sibling, no details regarding his career have been exposed in the media. However, we assumed that a 26-year-old Billy may be involved in some profession.
Besides, looking at his social media account, Garoppolo seems to be more interested in games. Most of the posts that he uploads are of stadiums and games. Further, it seems like, he looks more like a traveler. Billy often travels to different places in the United States, and his traveling routine either may be related to his job or it could be just for refreshment.
Is Billy Garoppolo Married? If Yes, Who Is His Wife?
As of now, Billy Garoppolo is not married but he is in a relationship with his girlfriend named Ieva Mulite (@ievasimulyte). His partner Ieva is currently a nurse by profession and works at Advocate Christ Medical Center as per her Instagram info.
Though it is unclear when the couple started dating, they reportedly made their relationship public in 2022. Billy’s girlfriend first shared their picture together on her Instagram on November 10, 2022, and captioned, “my honey “.
Billy Garoppolo’s Social Media Handles; Is He On Twitter?
The Illinois native is active on Instagram with 10.3k followers. As said earlier, he mostly shares his pictures on his Instagram account. Further, he is also on Facebook.
However, we couldn’t find Billy on Twitter. Instead, his famous brother Jimmy Garoppolo has a Twitter account with 256.4k followers.
His Brother Is A Millionaire
Unfortunately, Billy’s net worth has not been made public. Meanwhile, his famous brother Jimmy G has an estimated net worth of $55 million as of 2023. No doubt that he has earned such a huge amount of money from his career as a footballer.