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William Joseph Martin Joel

Birthdate: (65)
Birthplace: Bronx, NY, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of <private> Joel and Rosalind Nyman
Husband of <private> Lee
Ex-husband of <private> Small and Christie Brinkley
Father of <private> Joel
Brother of <private> Joel
Half brother of <private> Joel

Managed by: Geoffrey David Trowbridge
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Immediate Family

    • <private> Small
      ex-spouse
    • <private> Joel
      child
    • <private> Lee
      spouse
    • <private> Joel
      parent
    • <private> Joel
      sibling
    • <private> Cook (Taubman)
      ex-wife's child
    • <private> Cook
      ex-wife's child
    • <private> Joel (?)
      step-parent
    • <private> Joel
      half sibling

About William Joseph Martin Joel

William Martin "Billy" Joel (born May 9, 1949) is an American musician and pianist, singer-songwriter, and classical 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, according to the RIAA. Joel had Top 40 hits in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s; achieving 33 Top 40 hits in the United States, all of which he wrote singlehandedly. He is also a six-time Grammy Award winner, a 23-time Grammy nominee and has sold over 150 million records worldwide. He was inducted into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame (1992), the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (1999), the Long Island Music Hall of Fame (2006) and the Hit Parade Hall of Fame (2009). Joel "retired" from recording pop music in 1993 but continues to tour (often with Elton John). -------------------- William Martin "Billy" Joel (born May 9, 1949) is an American rock musician, singer-songwriter, and classical composer. He released his first hit song, "Piano Man", in 1973. According to the RIAA, Billy Joel is the sixth best-selling recording artist in the United States.[3]

Joel had Top 10 hits in the '70s, '80s, and '90s and has 33 Top 40 hits in the United States overall. He is also a six-time Grammy Award winner and has sold in excess of 150 million albums worldwide.[4] 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).

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Billy Joel's Timeline

1949
May 9, 1949
Bronx, NY, USA
1973
September 5, 1973
Age 24
1982
July 20, 1982
Age 33
1985
March 23, 1985
Age 35
Hudson River
1994
1994
Age 44
2004
October 3, 2004
Age 55
Oyster Bay, NY, USA