Born
May 9, 1949
Bronx, New York, USA
Billy Joel
Height
5' 5
Nationality
American
Famous for
Singer and songwriter of the hit Piano Man
Occupation
composer, musician, singer, songwriter
Education
Hicksville High School, Hicksville, New York (left the study for music career but received his diploma at Hicksville High's graduation ceremony in 1992)
his first hit song, 'Piano Man', in 1973
Spouse(s)
Katie Lee Joel (chef; born September 14, 1981; married October 2, 2004 - June 17, 2009), Christie Brinkley (actress; born February 2, 1954; married March 23, 1985 - August 25, 1994), Elizabeth Weber Small (former business manager; married September 5, 197
Partner(s)
Elle Macpherson (actress; born March 29, 1964; dated in 1980s)
Karl Amson Joel (paternal grandfather; merchant and manufacturer; born November 20, 1889; died November 4, 1982)
Father
Howard Joel (born Helmut; divorced in 1960)
Mother
Rosalind Nyman
Alexander Joel (classical conductor, chief musical director of the Staatstheater Braunschweig; born in 1971)
Sister
Judith Joel
Daughter
Alexa Ray Joel (singer, pianist; born on December 29, 1985; mother: Christie Brinkley)
FEATURES
MORE ABOUT Billy Joel
Bonnaroo 2015: Billy Joel, Mumford and Sons, Deadmau5 Lead Lineup
SP_COP - January 13, 2015 - www.rollingstone.com
Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and multiplatinum icon Billy Joel will be headlining the 2015 edition of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.The initial lineup for the 13th annual mega-fest announced ear...
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Billy Joel Opens Up About Experience With Heroin
SP_COP - April 29, 2014 - www.contactmusic.com
Music icon Billy Joel has opened up about trying heroin, revealing his high from the drug inspired his song Scandinavian Skies.The Piano Man celebrated his 65th birthday a week early on Monday (28Apr1...
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Tom Petty to receive ASCAP award
SP_COP - March 24, 2014 - www.music-news.com
Tom Petty will be honored with the 2014 Founders Award from the American Society of Composers, Artists and Publishers (ASCAP) at their 31st Annual Pop Music Awards.The Founders Award is given to 'pion...
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Beyonce pays tribute to art director killed in crash involving Salma Hayek's brother
SP_COP - February 26, 2014 - www.express.co.uk
Beyonce has paid tribute to Grammy-winning art director and photographer Ian Cuttler Sala, who died in a car accident involving Salma Hayek's brother Sami.Sala was pronounced dead at the scene of the...

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