Billy Costa Biography and Wiki
Billy Costa, born, Wiliam Costa, is a renowned American Emmy-award-winning radio and television host based in the Boston area. Costa is popularly known as the host of KISS 108-FM, as well as KISS Top 30 Countdown. He also co-hosts The Matty in the Morning Show and the High School Quiz Show on WGBH.
In Addition, Billy also co-hosts the dining playbook segment on NESN.
Billy Costa Age and Birthday
Billy was born on December 24, 1951, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is 69 years old as of 2021. His birth sign is Capricorn.
Billy Costa Height
Costa is of average stature, He stands at an estimated 5 feet 9 inches (Approx 1.67m).
Billy Costa Education
Billy attended and graduated from Cambridge Rindge and Latin School. He then joined Merrimack College in Massachusetts on a hockey scholarship, majoring in English.
Costa then transferred to Emerson College in Boston, where he got a job as a disc jockey at a local nightclub. He later graduated with a degree in English.
Billy Costa Family, Parents, Siblings
Attempts to establish his parents’ identities were in vain since no information about them is available to the public. It’s therefore not clear if he has any siblings. However, Billy grew up in East Cambridge, Massachusetts. Further details concerning his family will be updated soon.
Billy Costa Wife and Divorce, Is He Married?
Moving onto his marital affairs, the famed journalist was previously married to Lisa Fell Costa. The couple finalized their divorce on November 1, 2010. They parted ways due to reasons unknown to the public. His ex-wife, Lisa got $312,000 in annual spousal support as well as got to remain in the couple’s luxe Lynnfield home.
On the other hand, Costa kept his 53-foot yacht, Off the Air, his 2005 Dodge truck, and a $5 million life insurance policy. As of now, Billy is single, however, we are keeping tabs and we will update this section upon new information.
Billy Costa Sons
Billy and his ex-wife, Lisa are blessed with three sons.
Billy Costa Salary
According to WXKS-FM estimates, Billy receives an average annual salary ranging from $27,400 to $77,500. His contract with the exact figures is yet to be released.
Billy Costa Net Worth
Billy Costa has an estimated net worth of $4 million as of 2021. This amount is from his extensive career as a journalist among other investments.
Billy Costa KISS 108-FM
WXKS-FM, branded as Kiss 108, is a commercial Top 40/CHR radio station licensed to serve Medford, Massachusetts, and covering Greater Boston. While in college, he worked for the Emerson radio station, WERS, as a DJ.
Billy served at WBOS, before contacting WXKS-FM “Kiss 108” in 1980 for a lifestyle/entertainment news show he proposed. This evolved into the Top 30 Countdown segment which is broadcasted every Saturday morning and Sunday evening. He co-hosts Matty in the Morning on weekday mornings.
He was awarded an Emmy Award nomination for his work on Evening Magazine and received a Children’s Television Award for Rap Around, his kids’ talk show. In Addition, Billy also co-hosts the dining playbook segment on NESN.