Billy Hinsche Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Wiki

William Hinsche

Billy Hinsche was a well-known American personality who gained fame as a musician who grouped with Dino, Desi and prepared his contribution for the singing purpose. He toured the music with “The Beach Boys”. Billy died on Saturday, i.e, 20th November 2021. The actress Lucy Arnaz who was his longtime friend posted on Instagram and wrote that both Hinsche and his mother Celia passed away on Saturday.

Early Life

Billy Hinsche was born on 29th June 1951 in Manila where his father named Otto “Doc” Hinsche owned a casino. He belonged to a moderate cum bourgeois family. His family moved to the United States and got settled in Beverly Hills. Billy went to Loyola High School where he met his future known friends Desi Arnaz Jr. and Dean Paul Martin. The three formed a music group called Dino, Desi & Billy. They together made a contract with Frank Sinatra’s record label called Reprise Records.

Billy Hinsche Career

In 1960, Billy began working as a session musician for “The Beach Boys”. Although he declined many of their offers for joining their group in favor of continuing his education in August 1969, he later turned to work as a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist from 1971 to 1977 and 1982 to 1996. He formally started playing keyboards and rhythm guitar. Billy’s sister named Annie Hinsche-Wilson-Karges got married to the group guitarist Carl Wilson. Carl Wilson was a B.F.A. from the University of California.

He earned a degree from the school of theatre, film, and television in 1974. Hinsche worked for many of his contributions for which he provided his vocals including America’s “Hat Trick”, Joan Jett’s “Good Music”, “Desperados Under the Eaves” and many more. Hinsche was battling cancer of the lungs. He died on 20th November 2021. His mother Celia Hinsche who was 95 died on the same day.

Billy Hinsche Biography

Real Name William Hinsche
Birth Date 29 June 1951
Died Date 20 November 2021
Aged 70 Years
Birth Place Manila, Philippines
Nationality American
Profession Musician
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Cancer

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 0” – in Centimeters – 162 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 75 kg  –  in Pounds –  165 lbs
Shoe Size 10 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Average


Father Otto Hinsche
Sister Annie Hinsche, Annie Hinsche-Wilson-Karges
Brother None


School Loyola High School
College University of California Los Angeles

Relationship Status

Marital Status Divorced
Wife Juliette Colden
Children Not Known

Personal life

Billy William Hinsche married twice in his life. His first wife was named Martha Faith Nessel. They both got married on 8th June 1975. Their marriage lived for only a couple of months and after that, they got separated. However, their exact date of separation is not known.

After getting separated from his first partner, Hinsche tied a knot for the second time with Juliette Colden. The exact timeline of their relationship is also not known. It is also not known when they got married and when they both got separated. It is confirmed that both marriages didn’t work for Hinsche. He ended both of his relations after a few months of marriage in both cases. It is uncertain if Hinsche had any children from both of his partners.

Billy Hinsche Net Worth

The late musician Billy Hinsche earned the fortune because of his work as a vocalist. He was a multi-instrumentalist who provided his vocals and sounds for songs like don’t let the sun go down on me, etc. He worked on various solo projects and albums like the love you, in concert, still crushin, and many more. Though Hinsche’s net worth is not known for many of his fans, we assume that his net worth was nearly $5 million.


  • Billy’s mother was 95 years old when she died.
  • Hinsche was a music composer for his 1960s band known as Dino, Desi & Billy. They all together had many contributions including his co-writing “Away” with Dennis Wilson.
  • Billy collaborated with many of the composers like Warren Zevon, Joan Jett, and many other artists while working for his lengthy music career.
  • Hinsche’s sister is named Annie Wilson. She got married to the late Carl Wilson who died because of cancer in 1998.
  • Hinsche was one of the members of the Carl Wilson Foundation Board which raise funds for cancer research and assist those who needed help with the disease.