Billy Joel is a legendary American pianist, singer-songwriter and composer. The native New Yorker was born within the Bronx on Might 9, 1949, and raised on Lengthy 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 enjoying round with a lot of bands, he launched into his solo profession and signed a contract with Columbia Data in 1972. He continued to jot down new music for the subsequent 20 years, producing hits like “Uptown Woman,” “New York State Of Thoughts” and “Movin’ Out.”
Whereas his legendary Madison Sq. Backyard residency is ready to finish in 2024, Billy has had fairly just a few main profession updates this 12 months. He launched his first new music in 17 years “Flip the Lights Again On” on February 1, and he was provided the prospect to carry out on the 66th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, February 4. Not solely that, however Billy even introduced his two youngest daughters to the pink carpet! The younger women, Remy and Della, wore matching sequined black attire for the night.
So far as his love life goes, the Kennedy Heart 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. That they had their first and solely little one, Alexa Ray Joel later that 12 months. 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 courting 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. Discover out extra about Billy Joel’s three daughters beneath.
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 within 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 enjoying the visitor function of Alan’s Spouse in Household Man. She additionally has appeared in a lot of her father’s music movies together with “The River of Goals,” “A Matter of Belief” and lately, the remake “NYCNext: New York State of Thoughts.”
Astonishingly sufficient, Alexa Ray had no thought how well-known her dad and mom have been when she was rising up. Throughout an interview with New York Journal in 2010, Alexa expressed, “My dad and mom tried to defend me from how well-known they have been after I was rising up on Lengthy Island. I had no thought.” She added that she simply figured her dad and mom have been “well-liked” when folks regularly 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 lovable video of Della singing “Completely satisfied Birthday” to her large sister Alexa when she was simply 5 years previous. She additionally appeared on stage along with her father at simply three years previous as he carried out “Longest Time.” Her spectacular sense of pitch and vocal management proves she has what it takes to make it large someday similar to her dad.
Billy additionally had a really particular message for Della on her sixth birthday. “In 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 are not any different folks we might need to be caught with at dwelling!!! We love you extra day-after-day and 12 months.”
Remy Anne Joel
Remy Anne Joel is Billy Joel and Alexis Roderick’s second little one collectively. Alexis grew to become pregnant with Remy shortly after giving delivery to Della. Remy was born on October 22, 2017. Shortly after her delivery, 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 large sister, Della. Billy has uploaded a number of footage of the 2 enjoying collectively and being their “quarantine leisure,” as he famous in Della’s birthday put up. In a separate put up for Remy’s fourth birthday, Billy enthused, “Whenever you giggle you make everybody round you cheerful. Thanks for all the enjoyment you convey. We love you greater than phrases can say.” Remy definitely appears to be the sunshine of Billy’s life as his youngest daughter.
It looks like musical genes run within the household! Billy welcomed his two youthful daughters to sing “Jingle Bells” at his December 2023 live performance at Madison Sq. Backyard. The legendary musician accompanied the ladies on piano, as they sang in matching outfits for the packed viewers.