Stephen Billington is an English actor widely known for playing the role of Greg Kelly in the ITV comedy series, Coronation Street, for which he received a British Soap Award for Villain of the Year in 1999.
Born in Farnworth, Lancashire
Stephen Billington was born on December 10, 1969, in Bolton, Lancashire, England, the United Kingdom, under the birth sign Sagittarius.
His father, Derek Billington, and mother, Diana Billington, raised him in Lancashire. He does not have a sibling.
He is of English nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. As for his height, the 55-year-old actor is 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) tall.
As for his educational background, Billington studied acting at Drama Centre London.
Played Greg Kelly in Coronation Street
Following his graduation from Drama Centre London, Stephen Billington auditioned for the lead role of Lysander Hawkley in The Man Who Made Husbands Jealous (1997).
Billington rose to fame after he appeared as Greg Kelly in the ITV comedy series, Coronation Street, in 1998. For his performance in the series, he won a British Soap Award for Villain of the Year.
He has since worked with many leading film directors like Franco Zeffirelli, Peter Greenaway and Mel Gibson.
In 2011, Billington performed on stage, playing John Proctor in Arthur Miller's The Crucible at the York Theatre Royal.
Later in 2013, he appeared as Danny Lomax in the Channel 4 soap opera, Hollyoaks.
As for now, Billington teaches acting at the London School of Dramatic Art, the Drama Centre London the Method Studio, London. He is also a teacher at the City Literary Institute.
Estimated Net Worth of $1.2 Million
Being one of the successful and talented actors, Stephen Billington has collected a huge amount of fortune to his bank account throughout his acting career.
He has never disclosed what his net worth is. However, some sources have speculated that the total fortune of the Coronation Street star is around $1.2 million.
His exact salary has also not been mentioned but according to the PayScale website, the average annual salary of an acting teacher in the UK is $49,188.
Is He Single or in a Relationship?
Moving towards the personal life of Stephen Billington, it seems the Lancashire-born actor is single right now.
He has not shared any information about his relationships and affairs with the public. However, we can watch him having a romance on screen. On Coronation Street, he appeared kissing his co-star Sally Dynevor who has currently been married to scriptwriter Tim Dynevor.