Name: Billy Joel
Birth Name: 
William Martin Joel
Birth Date: 
May 9, 1949
Birth Place: 
Bronx, NY
Occupation: 
Singer / Songwriter / Musician
Relationship Status: 
Married to Katie Lee
Celebrity Ranking # N/A
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Billy Joel Opens Up About Trying Heroin: "It Scared Me"

Posted Tuesday April 29, 2014 1:55 PM GMT

Enjoying his stay in New York City, Billy Joel stopped by SirusXM's Town Hall to chat with Howard Stern about his career, inspirations and personal life on Monday (April 28).

While chatting with the infamous host, the 64-year-old singer opened up about trying heroin, which is the inspiration for his 1980s tune "Scandinavian Skies."

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Jimmy Fallon & Billy Joel Sing an Amazing Version of "The Lion Sleeps Tonight” on "Tonight Show"

Posted Friday March 21, 2014 9:57 AM GMT

He loves to play games with his guests, so it's no surprise that Jimmy Fallon took full advantage of Billy Joel's vocal talents during last night's (March 20) episode of "The Tonight Show."

Whipping out his iPad for a voice looping app, the host started up a doo wop version of "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" and the duo perfectly crooned the legendary tune together creating quite an applause from the audience.

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Christina Aguilera & Bruce Springsteen Added to Hurricane Sandy Benefit Bill

Posted Thursday November 1, 2012 10:33 AM GMT

Earlier this week, folks on the east coast were battered with bad weather courtesy of Hurricane Sandy, and some of our favorite celebrities are looking to lend a helping hand.

Coming tomorrow night (November 2) at 8pm, the “Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together” will include performances by Christina Aguilera and Bruce Springsteen.

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Billy Joel Issues Family Statement

Posted Thursday December 10, 2009 3:55 PM GMT

Looking on the bright side of media coverage, Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley have issued a statement about their daughter, Alexa Ray Joel and her recent hospital stay.

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Alexa Ray Joel: Recovery Mode

Posted Tuesday December 8, 2009 4:07 PM GMT

Hoping to be back on the music scene soon, Alexa Ray Joel gained support at her father’s Oyster Bay, L.I., home on Monday, after canceling two performances after a suicide fright.

The daughter of Billy Joel was reported as taking a handful of homeopathic pain pills Saturday and then called 911 admitting to an overdose and having problems breathing. "Alexa is feeling much better. She is with her family and looking forward to getting back on track," said her spokeswoman, Claire Mercuri.

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Alexa Ray Joel: Released from the Hospital

Posted Sunday December 6, 2009 10:24 PM GMT

After giving her loved ones quite the scare, Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley’s daughter Alexa Ray Joel has been released from the hospital.

Confirming the welcome news, Alexa's rep told press that the 23-year-old headed home from St. Vincent's Hospital in New York City after being admitted the previous day.

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Alexa Ray Joel: In Stable Condition

Posted Sunday December 6, 2009 2:02 AM GMT

Making for quite the scary situation, Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley’s daughter Alexa Ray has been hospitalized in New York after suffering a suspected drug overdose.

According to the latest reports, Miss Joel was rushed to St. Vincent's Medical Center on Saturday afternoon (December 5) after paramedics were called to her apartment in Manhattan's West Village at 12:24PM.

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Billy and Katie Lee Joel Call It Quits

Posted Wednesday June 17, 2009 9:21 PM GMT

Drawing an end to their marriage, Billy Joel and wife Katie Lee have decided to file for divorce.

"After nearly five years of marriage Billy Joel & Katie Lee Joel have decided to separate. This decision is a result of much thoughtful consideration. Billy & Katie remain caring friends with admiration and respect for each other," a joint statement reads.

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