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Finneas Baird O'Connell (born July 30, 1997 (1997-07-30) [age 22]), better known by his stage name FINNEAS, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, musician, and actor. He has released several singles and has written music for other artists, including his sister, singer Billie Eilish. As an actor, O'Connell starred in the 2013 independent film, Life Inside Out. He is also known for his role as Alistair in the Fox TV series Glee. In 2011, he portrayed Spencer in the film Bad Teacher. He also appeared in two episodes of ABC's Modern Family and two episodes of Aquarius.

Life and career

Finneas was born to parents Maggie Baird, an actress, and Patrick O'Connell and has mainly Irish and Scottish ancestry. He portrayed Alistair in the final season of the musical-comedy television show Glee in 2015. O'Connell grew up in Los Angeles and began writing and producing songs at the age of 12. He is the lead singer and songwriter of the band The Slightlys, which has won awards and competitions in the Los Angeles area. Finneas writes and produces for his sister, singer Billie Eilish. He co-wrote and produced Eilish's debut EP Don't Smile at Me which peaked at 14 on the U.S. Billboard 200. O'Connell served as producer and co-writer or writer on Billie Eilish's debut album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, which debuted at #1 in the U.S. and U.K. charts.

Finneas' first single, "New Girl", was released in 2016. The music video for the single was released in 2019, was directed by Emma Sydney Menzies, and stars Finneas and Yasmine Vega. He released second single, "I'm in Love Without You" in 2017, and proceeded to release eight singles in 2018, "Break My Heart Again", "Heaven", "Life Moves On", "Landmine", "Hollywood Forever", "College", "Luck Pusher", and "Let's Fall in Love for the Night". At the start of 2019, Finneas played his first, sold-out, headline shows in New York and Los Angeles.

Personal life

Finneas is dating YouTuber Claudia Sulewski. He released "Claudia", a recent single, written partly after the first night they met.

Finneas and his sister, Billie Eilish, both have synesthesia.

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