Billy Joel is a legendary American pianist, singer-songwriter and composer. The native New Yorker was born in the Bronx on May 9, 1949, and raised on Long Island in Hicksville, New York. His ardour for music began at a younger age when the “Piano Man” first laid his fingers on the keys. From there, he give up highschool to pursue his music profession. After taking part in round with numerous bands, he launched into his solo profession and signed a contract with Columbia Records in 1972. He continued to put in writing new music for the subsequent 20 years, producing hits like “Uptown Girl,” “New York State Of Mind” and “Movin’ Out.” While his legendary Madison Square Garden residency is about to finish in 2024, Billy has had fairly a number of main profession updates this yr. He launched his first new tune in 17 years “Turn the Lights Back On” on February 1. He’s additionally set to carry out at the 66th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, February 4.
As far as his love life goes, the Kennedy Center Honors recipient first married Elizabeth Weber Small in 1973, however the two divorced in 1982. After a short relationship with Elle Macpherson, he went on to wed Christie Brinkley in 1985. They had their first and solely little one, Alexa Ray Joel later that yr. Their marriage lasted for 9 years they usually filed for divorce in 1994 whereas remaining on amicable phrases. After his five-year marriage with Katie Lee, he began relationship Alexis Roderick in 2009, they usually tied the knot in 2020. They expanded their household in 2015 with their daughter Della Rose Joel and welcomed Remy Anne Joel into the world two years later. Find out extra about Billy Joel’s three daughters under.
Alexa Ray Joel
Alexa Ray Joel is Billy Joel’s first-born daughter. Billy and his second ex-wife, Christie Brinkley, welcomed Alexa into the world on December 29, 1985. The singer discovered her dwelling in the leisure world similar to her father and identifies as a singer-songwriter and classical pianist on her Instagram bio. She recorded her first album titled Sketches in 2006 and most lately launched her single “Seven Years” in 2021. Alexa additionally branched out into performing and is credited with taking part in the visitor function of Alan’s Wife in Family Guy. She additionally has appeared in numerous her father’s music movies together with “The River of Dreams,” “A Matter of Trust” and lately, the remake “NYCNext: New York State of Mind.”
Astonishingly sufficient, Alexa Ray had no thought how well-known her mother and father have been when she was rising up. During an interview with New York Magazine in 2010, Alexa expressed, “My mother and father tried to protect me from how well-known they have been after I was rising up on Long Island. I had no thought.” She added that she simply figured her mother and father have been “well-liked” when individuals steadily approached them.
Della Rose Joel
Della Rose Joel is his present spouse, Alexis Roderick, and his first little one collectively. Della was born on August 12, 2015. She appears to have inherited some musical expertise from her father. Billy uploaded an adorable video of Della singing “Happy Birthday” to her massive sister Alexa when she was simply 5 years outdated. She additionally appeared on stage along with her father at simply three years outdated as he carried out “Longest Time.” Her spectacular sense of pitch and vocal management proves she has what it takes to make it massive in the future similar to her dad.
Billy additionally had a really particular message for Della on her sixth birthday. “On your birthday it reminds us of how grateful we’re to have you ever in our lives,” he wrote to his daughter on Instagram. “You and your sister have been our quarantine leisure. There aren’t any different individuals we might wish to be caught with at dwelling!!! We love you extra daily and yr.”
Remy Anne Joel
Remy Anne Joel is Billy Joel and Alexis Roderick’s second little one collectively. Alexis turned pregnant with Remy rapidly after giving beginning to Della. Remy was born on October 22, 2017. Shortly after her beginning, Billy uploaded an lovable image of himself and the new child on Instagram and famous, “Alexis and Remy are doing nicely and everyone seems to be thrilled.”
Remy appears to look as much as her massive sister, Della. Billy has uploaded a number of photos of the two taking part in collectively and being their “quarantine leisure,” as he famous in Della’s birthday publish. In a separate post for Remy’s fourth birthday, Billy enthused, “When you giggle you make everybody round you cheerful. Thank you for all the pleasure you carry. We love you greater than phrases can say.” Remy actually appears to be the gentle of Billy’s life as his youngest daughter.
It looks like musical genes run in the household! Billy welcomed his two youthful daughters to sing “Jingle Bells” at his December 2023 live performance at Madison Square Garden. The legendary musician accompanied the ladies on piano, as they sang in matching outfits for the packed viewers.