Billie Joe Armstrong Bio, wiki, Age, Career, Height, Weight, Family.
Billie Joe Armstrong is a musician, singer, songwriter, and actor from the United States. He is best known as the lead singer, primary songwriter, and guitarist for Green Day, a punk rock band he co-founded with Mike Dirnt. Joe is also a member of the punk rock band Pinhead Gunpowder as a guitarist and vocalist, as well as providing lead vocals for Green Day’s side projects Foxboro Hot Tubs and The Network.
Born in Oakland, California Billie Joe Armstrong grew up with five brothers and sisters
Billie Joe Armstrong was born in Oakland, California, on February 17, 1972. His ethnicity is white, and he is an American citizen. Armstrong is the youngest of Ollie Jackson and Andrew “Andy” Armstrong’s children. His mother worked as a waitress at Rod’s Hickory Pit in El Cerrito, while his father worked for Safeway Inc. as a jazz musician and truck driver.
Armstrong’s father died of esophageal cancer when he was ten years old. In memory of his father, he sang “Wake Me Up When September Ends” at the time. His mother married again after his father died.
David, Alan, Marci, Anna, and Hollie Armstrong are Armstrong’s five older siblings. Armstrong enrolled at Rodeo’s Hillcrest Elementary School, where his teacher encouraged him to record the song “Look for Love.” Armstrong attended Crockett’s John Swett High School and Carquinez Middle School before transferring to Pinole Valley High School, where he eventually dropped out in 1990 to pursue his musical career.
A Musician’s Career
Billie Joe Armstrong began his career in music at a young age. Armstrong met Mike Dirnt when he was ten years old and formed the band ‘Sweet Children.’ Armstrong and Pritchard played guitar in the beginning, with Sean Hughes on bass and John Kiffmeyer on drums.
They changed their band name to Green Day and released their debut EP and studio album in April 1989. Green Day’s debut album for Reprise Records, Dookie, was released in 1994.
Armstrong starred as St. Jimmy in American Idiot in 2009 and later as an assistant mentor on Season 3 of NBC’s The Voice. He has also collaborated with a number of artists and released a number of hit songs.
Is a Multi-Millionaire? Find out how much he’s worth
Billie Joe Armstrong amassed a sizable fortune as a result of his illustrious career. His current net worth is estimated to be around $55 million.
Adrienne Nesser has been his wife for over two decades
On July 2, 1994, Billie Joe Armstrong married Adrienne Nesser. In 1990, the couple met at one of Green Day’s early shows in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and began dating for a few years.
Adrienne, his wife, was pregnant the day after they married. Their first child, Joseph Marciano Armstrong, was born on February 28, 1995, and he plays drums in the Berkeley-based band SWMRS. Jakob Danger, the couple’s second son, was born on September 12, 1998, and is a guitarist and singer-songwriter who first released his music online in 2015.
In a February 2014 interview with Rolling Stone, Armstrong discussed his unexpected marriage and the birth of his sons. “At the time, I was a very impulsive person. Impulsive behavior, I believe, was intended to counteract the chaos in my life. Armstrong previously dated Erica Paleno and Amanda.
Is he a member of the LGBTQ community?
Well, the singer has declared himself to be bisexual. During an interview with ‘The Advocate’ in 1995, he stated: I believe I’ve been bisexual since I was a child. I mean, it’s something I’ve always wanted to learn more about. I believe that people are born bisexual; it’s just that our parents and society lead us to believe that we can’t. It’s considered taboo, according to some. It’s ingrained in our minds that it’s bad, even though it isn’t. It’s a very lovely thing.
He has always been outspoken about his sexuality and has consistently encouraged others to do the same.
|Date of Birth:||1972, February-7|
|Age:||50 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 7 Inch|
|Name||Billie Joe Armstrong|
|Father||Andrew “Andy” Armstrong.|
|Birth Place/City||Oakland, California, U.S.|
|Profession||Musician, singer, songwriter, actor|
|Net Worth||$55 million|
|Married to||Adrienne Armstrong (m. 1994)|
|Children||Jakob Danger, Joseph Marciano Armstrong|
|Education||Hillcrest Elementary School|
|Awards||Top Frontmen of All Time|
|Siblings||David Armstrong, Alan Armstrong, Marci Armstrong, Anna Armstrong, and Hollie Armstrong|