Armstrong is a great singer. For that reason, the primary songwriter thought it wise to give him the responsibility to be their lead singer. Apart from being a singer, Billie is also a great actor and has been lucky enough to be featured in a number of films and movies since he began acting. Billie is as well a gifted guitarist who made him join Green Day (a punk rock band).
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 3 Education, School/College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards & Nominations
- 8 Billie Joe Armstrong Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
- 9 Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Billie Jackson was born on the 17th of February 1972 in Oakland, California, United States. He is the son of Andrew Marciano Armstrong (1928–1982), who used to work as a truck driver for Safeway, and he was also a Jazz musician. However, he died in 1982 of oesophageal cancer and Ollie Jackson (born 1932). His father died when he was only ten years old.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Billie Joe Armstrong|
|Age:||48 years old|
|Birth Date:||17 February 1972|
|Birth Place:||Oakland, California, United States|
|Parents:||Andrew “Andy” Armstrong and Ollie Jackson|
|Spouse:||Adrienne Armstrong (m. 1994)|
|Children:||Joseph Marciano, Jakob Danger|
|Profession:||Singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and actor|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$60 million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Billie Joe is 48 years old, as he was born on the 17th of February in 1972. He stands 1.70 m, and his current weight is 65 kg. No information about his shoe size, waist, or the rest of his body measurement.
Education, School/College University
Pinole Valley High School, John Swett High School, Carquinez Middle School
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
Billie is the son of Andrew Marciano Armstrong (1928–1982), who used to work as a truck driver for Safeway, and he was also a Jazz musician. However, he died in 1982 of oesophageal cancer when Billie was only ten years old. His mum’s name is Ollie Jackson (born 1932). He is the lastborn in a family of six, and his siblings are; David, Alan, Hollie, Marci, and Anna.
Billie is an American with mixed ethnicity (English and Italian). When it comes to religion, he can be said to be agnostic. At the same time, Although Billie Joe doesn’t like being so much involved in politics, it is clear that he is a democrat. He supported Barack Obama for the terms in office, but he’s currently a critic of Donald Trump.
Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Armstrong’s first girlfriend was known as Erica Paleo on his 16th birthday. Erica supported Billie’s early days of music and inspired many of his early days. Erica risked a lot for the sake of her love for Billie. However, their love didn’t last for long, and the two separated in 1991.
After splitting with Erica, he started dating Amanda. The two dated for four years and parted ways in 1994. This was really devastating for Billie, and he almost committed suicide. In the same year, he decided to get married to his friend Adrienne.
Billie Joe Armstrong was married to his wife Adrienne Nesser in 1994. The two got married on 2nd July 1994, and they welcomed their firstborn son Joseph Marciano “Joey” Armstrong on 28th February 1995. On 12th September 1998, they welcomed their second son Jakob Danger Armstrong. Both his sons have taken after their dad and are doing well in the music industry.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Married|
|When did he get married? (married date):||2 July 1994|
|Does he have any relationship affair?||No|
|Is Billie Joe Armstrong Gay?||No|
|Wife/Spouse? (name):||Adrienne Armstrong (m. 1994)|
|Kids:||Yes (Joseph Marciano, Jakob Danger)|
Professional Life and Career
Billie started off in 1986 by forming a punk rock band that was known as ‘Green Day’ with Mike Dirnt. In 1990, their debut album ‘39/Smooth’ was released, which was followed by ‘Kerplunk’ a year later. They went on releasing more albums after that, and some of them include; ‘Dookie,’ ‘American Idiot,’ ‘Nimrod,’ ‘21st Century Breakdown’, and ‘Revolution Radio,’ among others.
The group has also released a number of video albums (4), two live albums, 1 EP, four compilation albums, and one soundtrack album. In 1994, the album ‘Jump Salty’ was released with Pinhead Powder. This was followed by several other albums like; ‘Goodbye Ellston Avenue,’ ‘Carry the Banner,’ and ‘Compulsive Disclosure.’
Billie has also appeared in several films and television shows. Some of these films include; ‘The Simpsons Movie,’ ‘This is 40’, and ‘Ordinary World,’ among others.
Awards & Nominations
Billie Joe is doing well in the music industry. Currently, there are only two main awards recorded under his name. However, this is expected to change with time. These awards are; 50 Sexiest People in Rock (Readers Choice) in 2008 by Kerrang and Top Frontmen of All Time (Readers Choice) in 2010 by Gibson.
Billie Joe Armstrong Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
It is clear that Armstrong is one of the richest musicians of his time. However, we don’t have many details about his annual salary, but it is clear that he is well paid. This is evident because of his high net worth, which currently stands at approximately $60 million as of September 2020. His main source of income is from his music career.
Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
Billie found himself in a controversial situation when he stated that he is bisexual. Although he tried to defend his stand, saying that everyone is born bisexual, he was not able to get away with it.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
His Facebook page has around 36k fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 1.2M followers. On Instagram account, he has around 798.4K followers while on YouTube, he has around 1.4M subscribers.
Although Billie Joe lost his dad when he was very young and wasn’t able to do much in his school life, this didn’t stop him from reaching his goals. He is also a great dad and has mentored his two sons in their passion in the world of music.