Billy Costa Biography
Billy Costa is a well-known television and radio personality. He began his broadcasting career in the early 1970s, working at several radio stations in the Boston area. In 1980, he landed his first television job as a co-host on “Evening Magazine.” A popular lifestyle show that aired in Boston and other cities around the country.
He grew up in East Cambridge, Massachusetts. He then graduated from Cambridge Rindge and Latin School. Costa attended Merrimack College in Massachusetts on a hockey scholarship where he majored in English.
After he transferred to Emerson College in Boston, Billy found a job as a disc jockey at a local nightclub. He later joined the Emerson radio station, WERS, as a Disc-jockey.
Billy worked at a few other radio stations after graduating from Emerson with a degree in English, , including WBOS. This was before contacting WXKS-FM “Kiss 108” in 1980 for a lifestyle/entertainment news show that he proposed.
Billy Costa Age
Costa was born William Costa in December 25, 1951, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is [agecalc birthdate=1951-12-25]
Billy Costa Girlfriend – Billy Costa Wife
There is no current information about his dating life.
Billy Costa Divorce – Billy Ex-Wife
Costa was previously married to Lisa Fell Costa, they finalized their divorce in 2010. Their divorce was finalized on November 1, 2010, after two years of legal wrangling. However, Lisa will get whopping $312,000 in annual spousal support. And she also got to remain in the couple’s luxe Lynnfield home.
Costa, on the other hand, kept his 53-foot yacht. Off the Air, his 2005 Dodge truck and a $5 million life insurance policy.
Billy Costa and Jenny Johnson Married
There had been rumors that the longtime host and Jenny Johnson. His co-host and partner on the Dining Playbook were dating. The Rumour went down in October 2017. After Jenny got married to Arlington native Robert Cocuzzo, the editor of Nantucket Magazine. The two exchanged their vows in the courtyard of the Boston Public Library.
Jenny’s wedding included Johnson’s sister as her maid of honor. As well as a man of honor: Johnson’s “Dining Playbook” co-host, Billy. “A bit untraditional, but there wasn’t a question in my mind that Billy was going to be a part of this day for me, as he’s been a part of the highs and the lows and all the in-betweens for the past 13 years,” Johnson told The Boston Globe. “He’s my best friend and knows my family very well.”
Her guests included New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick and his longtime girlfriend, Linda Holliday, Red Sox chairman Tom Werner, radio host Matt Siegel, KISS 108’s Lisa Donovan, author Ben Mezrich, and restaurateurs Ed Kane and Steve DiFillippo.
Billy Costa Kids | Billy Costa Sons
Costa has three adult sons.
Billy Costa Kiss 108
Billy told Kiss 108 about a lifestyle/entertainment segment he could host. It evolved into his Top 30 Countdown which is broadcast every Saturday morning and Sunday evening.
Billy also hosts TV Diner, which is a restaurant review show on NECN. It was then canceled in September 2013.
Billy Costa Matty In The Morning
He co-hosts “Matty in the Morning” on weekday mornings. The shows other hosts are Matt Siegel and Lisa Donovan.
Billy Costa Dining Playbook | Costa Food Show
Emmy award winners Costa and Jenny Johnson bring the premier food, dining, and entertainment program to NESN, the Flagship Network of the Boston Bruins and Boston Red Sox.
The weekly show features original content from a variety of restaurants focusing on where to go, what to drink, what to eat and where Boston’s celebrity athletes hang out.
The duo’s infectious chemistry and knowledge of the region’s hospitality industry, offer their viewers a fresh new approach to enjoying best dining options that the region has to offer.
The show celebrates New England’s two favorite pastimes: food and sports with help from the region’s best-known hosts, tastemakers and athletes.
Billy Costa High School Quiz Show
Costa hosted a WGBH-TV show, High School Quiz Show in 2011. The season 11 of the show returns in 2019. Costa will host the all-new season of High School Quiz Show which premieres at Super Sunday on 20 October 2019.
Billy Costa Salary
Despite Costa’s status as a veteran journalist and speculation about his salary, he has not yet disclosed his pay.
Billy Costa Net Worth
The veteran radio and television host has earned greatly from his career and placed a huge amount of money under his name. The Kiss 108 host has an estimated net worth of $4 million.
Billy Costa Height
Costa has not revealed his height yet.