Billy Costa Biography
Billy Costa born William Costa is an American television and radio host in the Boston Area. He is an Emmy award-winning and popular radio personality with the KISS 108-FM in Boston. He also serves as co-host of The Matty in the Morning Show and he hosts the KISS Top 30 Countdown. Billy is also the host of High School Quiz Show on WGBH.
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
Billy Costa was born William Costa in December 25, 1951 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Billy Costa Girlfriend – Billy Costa Wife
There is no current information about his dating life.
Billy Costa Divorce – Billy Costa Ex Wife
Costa was previously married to Lisa Fell Costa, they finalized their divorce in 2010
Billy Costa And Jenny Johnson Married
There had been rumours that the Long time 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.
Billy Costa Children
Billy 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 cancelled 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
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 duos 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 regions best known hosts, tastemakers and athletes.
Billy Costa Net Worth – Salary
His net worth and salary are not yet revealed.
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Andover High team to compete in TV’s High School Quiz Show
For the third time, 2018 defending champion Andover High School will compete on WGBH’s High School Quiz Show.
Andover High will join 15 other academic teams from across Massachusetts to compete on the 19th season of the show.
The 16 schools participating received the highest scores on an oral quiz held at the Super Sunday qualifying event earlier this month. The schools will now move on to the next phase of the competition, which will be recorded in January 2019 to be shown on TV.
Among the top 16 teams is also two-time champion Lexington High School.
“Ten years in, and High School Quiz Show is still going strong, celebrating the immense curiosity, teamwork and academic power of Massachusetts high schoolers,” said host Billy Costa. “A well-deserved congratulations to our 10th season’s top 16 teams. I know you’ll bring the heat at the tapings this winter.”
The schools participating will include: Acton-Boxborough Regional High School, Advanced Math & Science Academy, Amesbury High School, Andover High School, Belmont High School, Boston Latin School, Brookline High School, Hingham High School, Lexington High School, Mystic Valley Regional Charter School, Needham High School, Seekonk High School, Somerville High School, South High Community School, Thayer Academy and Westford Academy.
The teams will compete in the televised, single-elimination, bracketed academic tournament that will determine a state champion.
High School Quiz Show begins taping at WGBH in January, in front of a studio audience. It will premiere Feb. 2 at 6 p.m. on WGBH 2.