Billy Idol vs David Bowie

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$50 Million
Net worth 2018
Musicians
Industry
Singers
Stanmore, Middlesex, England, UK
Residence
Brixton
British
Country
British
30/11/1955
BirthDay
08/01/1947
Died On
January 10, 2016
1.75 m
Height
Ravensbourne School for Boys, Worthing High School for Boys, Brighton Polytechnic,
Education
Ravens Wood School
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2006

His last album till date is ‘Happy Holidays’ which was a Christmas album released in 2006

2005

He embarked on a world tour of rock festival appearances in 2005 and 2006 in support of this album

1990

He suffered from several personal and health problems during the 1990s because of which he could not concentrate much on his career

1986

In 1986, his next album ‘Whiplash Smile’ was released

1983

His next album ‘Rebel Yell’ was released in 1983

1982

The popularity of the EP prompted him to release his full length album, ‘Billy Idol’ in 1982

1981

He released an Extended Play (EP) titled ‘Don’t Stop’ in 1981

1979

It was followed by the release of their second album ‘Valley of the Dolls’ in 1979 which had the hit single ‘King Rocker’

1978

The band released its self-titled album ‘Generation X’ in 1978

1977

The band’s first single ‘Your Generation’ was released in 1977

1976

He began his musical career as a member of the punk rock band Siouxsie and the Banshees in 1976

1975

He went to the Sussex University in 1975 to pursue a degree in English

2016

He breathed his last on 10 January 2016, two days after his 69th birthday after suffering from cancer for several months

2006

He last performed live at a charity event in 2006 and went on a long hiatus, eventually returning a decade later

1999

'(1999), ‘Heathen’ (2002), and ‘Reality ‘(2003)

1995

Some of his most notable albums from this period are ‘Outside’ (1995), ‘Earthling’ (1997), 'Hours

1992

Several years later, he married Somali-American model Iman in a private ceremony in Lausanne in 1992

1990

Throughout the 1990s and 2000s he continued to experiment with musical styles, including industrial and jungle

1983

Lawrence’ (1983), ‘The Hunger’ (1983), and ‘Jazzin' for Blue Jean’ (1984)

1980

His success as a singer and performer continued throughout the 1980s with hit albums like ‘Let's Dance’ (1983), ‘Tonight’ (1984), and ‘Never Let Me Down’ (1987)

1973

Some of his most successful albums for the decade include ‘Aladdin Sane’ (1973), ‘Pin Ups’ (1973), ‘Diamond Dogs’ (1974), ‘Young Americans’ (1975), ‘Station to Station’ (1976), and ‘Low’ (1977)

1972

In 1972, he released ‘The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars’ in collaboration with the Spiders from Mars—Ronson, Bolder and Woodmansey

1970

The 1970s marked the most productive period of his career

1969

David Bowie received his first breakthrough in 1969 when he released the single ‘Space Oddity’

1967

Later in 1967, he met dancer Lindsay Kemp and enrolled in his dance class at the London Dance Centre

1960

During the mid-1960s, he changed his name to David Bowie in order to avoid confusion with Davy Jones of the Monkees

1947

He was born as David Robert Jones on 8 January 1947 in Brixton, London, England, to Margaret Mary "Peggy" and Haywood Stenton "John" Jones

1935

It has been consistently considered one of the greatest albums of all time, with ‘Rolling Stone’ magazine ranking it the 35th greatest ever