Billy Lane is a famous bike enthusiast who rose to fame after appearing in Discovery Channel’s series "Biker Build-Off" in 2002. He made a modified bike called “Hubeless,” which was unique with its hollow-looking rear tire. It caught everyone’s eye, and Billy is still known for it to date.
What Is Billy Doing Now?
Billy became an inspiration to many after his TV presence. His out-of-the-box designs and perfect executions of ideas made him loved by many, but something terrifying happened, which led his fans filled with sadness in the past.
On September 5, 2006, Billy killed a motorcycle rider while drunk driving and was later sentenced to prison for six years on August 14, 2009. In addition, Billy also lost his driver’s license for the rest of his life.
Billy Lane's Court Hearing
The news got spread massively with the coverage of big TV channels like My Fox 8, but there has been no follow-up with him since then, which has left his fans with an unanswered question, where is Billy now?
After serving six years in prison, Billy was released on September 18, 2014. He continued to follow his passion as a Motorcycle modifier after getting out of jail.
The first picture posted on his Instagram account, where he is on a bike, shows how Billy was craving to follow his passion while he was in Jail.
Billy’s first Instagram post after he was freed (Source:- Instagram)
Today, Billy can be seen posting pictures of his bikes and their parts constantly on his social media. He is handling his bike modifying company Choppers Inc and makes a huge chunk of his income out of it.
Billy’s Income Sources And Net Worth
A massive chunk of Billy’s bank statement comes from his bike modifying company, Choppers Inc, which sells modified bikes at a lavish cost. In one of the videos uploaded by Billy, he mentioned how one of his bikes costs around a hundred grand to buy, which shows the massive earring he makes from selling his modified bikes.
He also makes money as an author from his books, “It’s not a Motorcycle, Baby, It’s a Chopper” and “How to build old school Choppers, Bobbers and Customs.”
As of 2021, his net worth is estimated to be around a million to five million dollars.
Billy spends most of his earnings fulfilling his wants and giving a fulfilling life to his family.
A Short Bio
Born on February 6, 1970, in Miami, Florida, Billy Lane is an American builder of custom motorcycles. Billy was initially known as William David Lane, who started helping his brother with his bike and got hooked with the craft.
Billy received his Bachelor in Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Florida International University. Further, he holds an associate degree from Florida State University.
Billy is married to his wife, Eryn Lane, and the love they share for each other can be seen by the constant posts of their pictures on his social media. The duo shares two daughters, Kennedy and Brooklyn, who were born on July 15, 2016, and January 14, 2018, respectively.
Billy's picture with his daughter Kennedy and Brooklyn (Source:- His Instagram)
Despite his hard times, Lane is now relishing a happy life with his wife and daughters, which is clearly evident from their warm pictures on Instagram.