Billie Joe Armstrong is an American singer, songwriter, musicican, guitarist, multi-instrumentalist and actor who is best known as the lead vocalist, principal songwriter, and guitarist of the punk rock band Green Day which has achieved massive commercial success. He is also a guitarist and vocalist for the punk rock band Pinhead Gunpowder. This versatile artist has truly won a lot of fans' heart.
Armstrong was born to Andrew "Andy" Armstrong and Ollie Jackson. On his 18th birthday (February 17, 1990), he dropped out to pursue his musical career. In 1986, age 15, Armstrong formed a band called Sweet Children with his childhood friend Mike Dirnt.
Armstrong married Adrienne Nesser in 1994 and has two sons namely Joseph Marciano Armstrong and Jakob Danger.