- Billy Joel Wiki
- Billy Joel Spouse: Who is Billy Joel wife?
- Billy Joel Songs
- Billy Joel Salary and Net Worth: How much is Billy Joel earnings per year?
- Billy Joel Bio and Age: How old is Billy Joel?
William Martin Billy Joel is one of the famous American composer, pianist, and songwriter who began his career with ‘Echoes’, which was later known as the ‘Lost Souls’. Billy Joel has been branded as one of the biggest entertainers and the most admired recording artist in the world because of his talent in many fields. For his album, he has received many Grammy awards and has earned one of the highest honors, ‘Grammy Legend Award’ in the year 1990 for ‘Glass House’. When Billy Joel released his album called ‘Greatest Hits Volume I and II’ it became so popular and sold more than 10 million copies till now and has earned the Recording Industry Association of America Diamond Award for the very album.
Billy Joel is well known as he has explored the diverse field of incorporating, music and merging different elements in it including soul, romantic ballads, hard rock element and jazz combined with soul. Throughout his journey and career till now, his albums have been a cultural and personal milestone for millions of his fans having a big impact on them. He took the peak of superstardom after his signature song, ‘Piano Man’ was out and still today it is ranked as one of the best songs ever taking him to the heights of eminence and glory.
Billy Joel Spouse: Who is Billy Joel wife?
Talking about his spouse and married life, the wiki sources reveal that he married Elizabeth Weber Small on the date of September 5, 1973, who was also the wife of his former partner of the duo ‘Attila’, Jon Small but the couple later got their marriage off on July 20, 1982. He, later on, married the supermodel Christie Brinkley with whom he had a daughter Alexa Ray Joel with the middle name Ray that comes from the music icon Ray Charles whom he idolized but later he separated with his spouse on August 2, 1994, but are still on friendly terms. On October 02, 2004 he was married to Katie Lee whose age was 32 years younger than him but sadly they also separated after spending 5 years of their marriage.
Billy Joel Songs
After taking a solo career in his life, his songs like ‘Captain Jack’, ‘Piano Man’ and ‘Glass House became so popular and hit the top and he also released many albums like ‘Cold Spring Harbor’, ’52nd Street’, ‘The innocent man’ and much more.
Billy Joel Salary and Net Worth: How much is Billy Joel earnings per year?
As having one successful career in the different diverse field, Billy Joel has always lived his life to the fullest and his salary and net worth have been increasing along with his fame. However, according to the wiki and other sources as per April 7, 2017, his salary and net worth are said to be $180 million.
Billy Joel Bio and Age: How old is Billy Joel?
To his bio, his full name is William Martin Joel and was born on May 9, 1949, which currently makes him 68 years of age and was born in the Bronx, New York City and was raised on Long Island which has the greatest and heavy influence in his music. After releasing his first hit song ‘Piano Man’ in 1973, he has become the third best-selling solo artist and the sixth best-selling recording artist the United States with having his compilation album Greatest Volume I and II.
Billy Joel has received many honors as he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1992, the Rock and Roll Hall of fame in 1999 and the Long Island Music Hall of fame in 2006. He has also received Johnny Mercer award for the song writer’s hall of fame in 2001 and in the following year 2013, he even received Kennedy Centre Honor which is one of the nation’s highest honors for influencing American culture through arts. And now as a solo career, he continues to tour and play from all eras. Grab more information from his wiki and bio.