Who is Billy Evans?
Billy Evans is well known as the husband of Elizabeth Holmes. He is also a hotel heir of ‘The Evans Hotel Group’, a family-owned group of hotels in the San Diego area. Billy gained media attention after his wife was charged with multiple fraud accounts of the famous Theranos, a now-defunct health technology company.
You’ve probably heard about the Theranos company so in this article, we have covered everything about Elizabeth’s husband. Keep scrolling so you can learn everything you need to know about their marriage.
Billy Evans Education
Evans graduated in 2015 from Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s in economics. Additionally, his resume indicates that he studied abroad in China on a full scholarship, taking classes in Chinese language and literature.
Billy Evans Parents
Evans was born and raised in a prominent and wealthy family. He lived with his parents, Susan and William L. Evans near San Diego, California, most of his life. His grandparents started the Evans Hotel Group.
His parents now run the the Evans Hotel Group which is the largest provider of hotel lodging in Southern California, especially in the San Diego area. These hotels include the Bahia Resort Hotel, The Lodge at Torrey Pines, and Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa.
Billy Evans Wife
Elizabeth Holmes was in a secret romantic affair with Balwani through most of Theranos’s operation. Soon after the decline of Theranos, she started dating Billy and his family began raising questions.
Billy met Elizabeth Holmes at a party in 2017 and the two bonded so quickly. A few days before an email was issued to remaining Theranos workers informing them that the company was formally dissolving, the couple was seen attending Burning Man in August 2018.
His family initially disapproved, their relationship but the couple struggled to win everyone heart to accept their relationship. Many of his close friends have sat him down and spoke with him.
Family members raised a number of concerns like; “This might be the worst decision you’ve ever made, The bad vibes around her might rub off on you, You’ve never experienced anything like this, You must carefully consider your actions.”
Nevertheless the couple remained together, and their relationship is mutually beneficial to both of them. It now seems like Billy is trying to find every means he can to boost his reputation while Elizabeth needs a lot of support at this moment.
Billy and his wife held a private wedding in the summer of 2019 at the Silicone Valley. There is no much information about their wedding.
Billy Evans Children
The hearings were postponed a fourth time in March 2021 when Holmes informed the court that she was expecting her first child with Billy. Their son, William Holmes was born three months later, on July 10, 2021.
It was revealed on November 17 that she is pregnant with another child. Those who have been attentively following the trial feel that a lighter sentence might have resulted from the fact that she is expecting again.
A former biotechnologist who attended Holmes’ trial said that everyone felt bad for children who had to experience life without both of their parents. She continued by saying that even if they might not feel sorry for Elizabeth, they should care about doing something for the well being of innocent children.
Billy Evans ‘The Drop Out’ Series
The name of the series relates to Holmes’ decision to drop out o Stanford University’s School of Engineering at the age of 19 in order to start the now-defunct Theranos. Garrett Coffey plays the role of Evans while Amanda Seyfried plays the role of Holmes. Naveen Andrews on the other hand plays the role of Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani.
Elizabeth Holmes Trial
Holmes was found guilty on four of the twelve counts of fraud that were the subject of his San Jose, California, trial. She could spend up to 20 years in prison, pay a massive $250,000 fine, and pay further compensation to the investors she deceived.
A judge informed Holmes that she would serve 11 years and 3 months in jail on November 18, 2022. She will then be released under supervision for three years.
What Does Billy Evans Do for a living?
Evans tried to start a business that provided shuttle services to the United States for the Chinese elite to receive medical care not long after he finished his college studies. According to reports, he didn’t speak the language well enough to keep his project running.
Evans then worked for LinkedIn before moving on to Luminar Technologies, a business dedicated on establishing and expanding the market for driverless cars. He did, however, leave that position in January 2019. His father left him Evans Garage, a private venue and museum with antique cars, some dating back to the 1800s.
What is Billy Evans’ Net Worth?
He is an independent man who does everything about his business to the end. His wealth might or might not have had an impact on his marriage to Holmes. Considering the fact that Elizabeth’s family is struggling financially at the moment, it has been alleged that Billy is helping with the legal expenses.
Where Did Evans Go To College?
Evans attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology.