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The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
Claim to Fame
Singer/Songwriter, Soft Rock, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Album Rock
Amiable/Good-Natured, Autumnal, Refined/Mannered, Nostalgic, Cynical/Sarcastic, Soothing, Earnest, Acerbic, Brash, Rousing, Rollicking, Playful, Bittersweet, Sentimental, Passionate, Energetic, Searching, Yearning, Melancholy, Exuberant, Restrained
Vocals, Piano, Keyboards, Organ, Synthesizer, Harmonica
Soundtrack, Producer, Actor/Actress
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William Joseph Martin "Billy" Joel (born May 9, 1949) is an American pianist and singer-songwriter. He released his first hit song, "Piano Man", in 1973. According to the RIAA, he is the sixth best-selling recording artist in the United States.
Joel had Top 10 hits in the `70s, `80s, and `90s; is a six-time Grammy Award winner, and has sold in excess of 150 million albums worldwide. He was inducted into the Songwriter`s Hall of Fame (Class of 1992), the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Class of 1999), and the Long Island Music Hall of Fame (Class of 2006). Joel "retired" from recording pop music in 1993 but continued to tour (sometimes with Elton John). In 2001 he subsequently released Fantasies & Delusions, a CD of classical compositions for piano. In 2007 he returned to recording with a single entitled "All My Life," followed by an extensive "World Tour" from 2005-2008, covering many of the major world cities.
Hicksville High School, Hicksville, Long Island, New York, United States (Was Suppose To Graduate In 1967) (Did Not Graduate Until 1992)
Full Name at Birth
William Joseph Martin Joel
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William Martin "Billy" Joel (born May 9, 1949) is an American pianist, singer-songwriter, and composer. Since releasing his first hit song, "Piano Man", in 1973, Joel has become the sixth best-selling recording artist and the third best-selling solo artist in the United States. His compilation album Greatest Hits Vol. 1 & 2 is one of the best-selling albums in the US.
Pianist, Singer, Songwriter, Producer
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Music Profile Complete
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Alexander Joel (Half Brother) (Musical Director)
Music Genre (Text)
Rock, Pop Rock, Rock And Roll, Classical
Vocals, Piano, Organ, Keyboards, Guitar, Harmonica, Accordion
Columbia, Family Productions, Sony Classical
The Echoes, The Hassles, Attila, Elton John, Cyndi Lauper
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
Splash Talent, Richard De La Font Agency
TV Commercial for Bachman Pretzels (1972)
Music Genre (Text)
Rock And Roll, Soft Rock, Pop Rock, Pop, Classical
Billy Joel Band, Paul McCartney, John Mellencamp, Ray Charles
Music Genre (Text)
Rock and roll, soft rock, piano rock, pop, classical
Dating Profile AutoText
Billy Joel is married to Alexis Roderick, they have been married for 5 years (since 4th July, 2015).
He was married to Katie Lee from 2004 to 2010, Christie Brinkley from 1985 to 1995 and Elizabeth Webber from 1973 to 1982.
He also dated Deborah Dampiere in 2009, Alex Donnelley in 2009, Dina Meyer in 2001, Trish Bergen from 2000 to 2002, Carolyn Beegan from 1994 to 2000 and Harriet Baldwin-Carter from 1982 to 1983.
Billy Joel is rumored to have hooked up with Elle Macpherson from 1981 to 1982.
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