Billy Joe Ledesma Crawford, commonly known as Billy Joe Crawford or Billy Crawford, is a Filipino-American singer, songwriter and actor. Besides, he also further enhances his popularity in the role of a TV host for important programs like 2008 Miss Earth and Pinoy Dream Academy Überture. Notably, he is multilingual, he could speak fluently Tagalog and English and he as well as make basic conversation in French.
Billy Crawford was born to a Filipino mother named Mayette Ledesma and an American father named Jack Crawford. He has two half-brothers. At the age of 3, he was discovered while dancing in the top of the bowling alley, he then become part of an afternoon show called That's Entertainment in the Philippines. At the age of 11, he participated in several films before moving to the USA, where he started a music career. Up to now, he has released 5 albums and many singles.
In 2005, he broke up with the French singer Lorie to begin a new relationship with the actress Marie Courchinoux (also known as Maryss from Paris).
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