Known as one of the best-selling artists of all time, American pianist, singer-songwriter, and composer
Billy Joelset an amazing pro music career with hits like "Piano Man," "Uptown Girl" and "We Didn't Start the Fire, which topped the charts in the 1970s and '80s. The six-time Grammy Award winning artist has sold more than 150 million records worldwide which made him the third best-selling solo artist in the United States. In addition to 6 Grammy Awards, Billy Joelhas earned the Johnny Mercer Award, the Kennedy Center Honors, the nation's highest honor for influencing American culture through the arts, etc.
Born to a classical pianist Howard and Rosalind,
Billy Joelhad a chance of studying piano as a child under the instruction of famous pianist Morton Estrin and musician Timothy Ford. He was also interested in boxing that he won the amateur Golden Gloves circuit. Inspired by the band The Beatles, Billy Joelparticipated in the Echoes, who started recording in 1965, followed by music group the Hassles. He also formed duo Attila alongside drummer Jon Small.
Billy Joel's personal relationships have attracted worldwide media attention; he has been married four times. His first marriage is to Elizabeth Weber Small, the second wife supermodel Christie Brinkleywho gave their daughter Alexa Ray, the third wife the television personality and journalist Katie Lee, and currently, he lives happily with Alexis Roderick, with whom he has a daughter called Della Rose Joel