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Billie Joe Armstrong

Singer, Musician, Guitarist
Billie Joe Armstrong’s profile picture
Net worth 2018: $55 Million
Industry: Singers
Residence: Oakland, California, United States
Country: United States
BirthDay: 17 February 1972
Sigh: Pisces
Height: 1.70 m

Billie Joe Armstrong was bornon 17 February 1972 in Oakland, California, United States, American, is Singer, Musician, Guitarist. Billy Joe Armstrong is an American singer, songwriter, musician and guitarist. His interest in music developed from a very young age. His father was a jazz musician and bought him his first guitar and thus his tryst with music began. When he was five-year-old, he recorded his first song ‘Look for Love’. He learnt to play the guitar from George Cole for almost ten years. He also learned to play the drums, piano, harmonica and mandolin. He formed a band called,‘Sweet Children’ along with childhood friend Mike Dirnt. Two years later, they formed the band ‘Green Day’ along with other friends. ‘Green Day’s’ most famous hit is the rock opera, ‘American Idiot’ which fetched them many awards and was also made into a Broadway musical in which Armstrong himself acted. ‘Green Day’s’ other albums include ‘Kerplunk’ and ‘Dookie’. He has penned the lyrics for a number of songs,for singers like Penelope Houston and bands like ‘Rancid’as well as‘The Go-Go’s’. He is the co-owner of the recording company, ‘Adeline Records’.


$55 Million


Apart from producing album for ‘The Riverdales’, he has also been associated with a project, ‘The Network’ responsible for the release of the album ‘Money Money 2020’ on Adeline Records which is co-owned by him


He dropped out of school on his 18th birthday to pursue his musical career


In 2014, he wrote songs for 'These Paper Bullets', an adaptation of the Shakespeare's comedic play Much Ado About Nothing, with rock-and-roll music


In 2013, he worked with the group ‘Lonely Island’for their song ‘I Run NY’of ‘The Wack Album’


This famous singer was not allowed to travel on a Southwest Airlines flight for wearing his pants too low, in 2011


In 2010, he became a part of the ‘American Idiot’ for one week and played the role of St


In 2009, his band published their second rock opera called ‘21st Century Breakdown’


In 2004, Armstrong’s ‘Green Day’ released their first rock opera, ‘American Idiot’


The band broke into mainstream with their next album, ‘Dookie’ in 1994, selling over 60 million records worldwide


In 1989, they released their debut EP ‘1,000 Hours’


In 1987, he along with his childhood friend Mike Dirnt formed a band, ‘Sweet Children’


Billie Joe Armstrong was born on February 17, 1972, in Oakland, California, to Andrew Armstrong and Ollie Jackson

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