Facts of Billy Idol
|Full Name:||Billy Idol|
|Age:||64 years 7 months|
|Birth Date:||November 30, 1955|
|Birth Place:||Stanmore, Middlesex, England|
|Net Worth:||$35 million|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)|
|Profession:||Musician, Songwriter, Actor, Singer|
|Father's Name:||Bill Broad|
|Mother's Name:||Joan Broad|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Leo, Aquarius|
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Rock isn't art, it's the way ordinary people talk
If your world doesn't allow you to dream, move to one where you can
I love it when someone insults me. That means that I don't have to be nice anymore.
Relationship Statistics of Billy Idol
|What is Billy Idol marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Single|
|How many children does Billy Idol have ? (name):||Two (Willem Wolf Broad and Bonnie Blue)|
|Is Billy Idol having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Billy Idol gay ?:||No|
More about the relationship
Billy, being in a music industry for sure has been surrounded by a large number of girls. As of confirmed relationship, he was once been in a long term relationship with Perri Lister with whom he has a son named Willem Wolf Broad born on 15 June 1988. Their 9-year long-term relation ended on 1989. He was also linked with another woman Linda Mathis with whom he has a daughter named Bonnie Blue. As of now, there is no information about his relationship status.
- 1 Who is Billy Idol?
- 2 Age(63 years), Parents, Siblings, Family, Ethnicity, Nationality
- 3 Billy Idol: Education, School/College University
- 4 Billy Idol: Professional Life and Career
- 5 Billy Ido: Salary and Net Worth($35 m)
- 6 Billy Ido: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 7 Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
- 8 Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.
Who is Billy Idol?
England-born William Michael Albert Broad is well-known by his stage name Billy Idol. He is Popular for his trademarks like “Spiked platinum-blonde hair” and “Elvis-like lip curl when singing”. He is one of those singers who rocked the punk-pop genre of music during their era.
Besides singing, he is also known as a musician, songwriter, and actor. He released commercially successful albums back to back like “Billy Idol”, “Rebel Yell”, “Whiplash Smile”, “Charmed Life” and “Cyberpunk” from 1982 to 1993.
Age(63 years), Parents, Siblings, Family, Ethnicity, Nationality
Billy Idol was born in Stanmore, Middlesex, England. His nationality is British and ethnicity is Irish.
His birth name is William Michael Albert Broad. His father’s name is Bill Broad and mother’s name is unknown. He was raised for 2 years in Stanmore until his parents moved to Patchogue, New York. He grew up in Patchogue until he was 6 where his family welcomed another child named Jane.
After that, they returned back to England and lived in the town of Dorking in Surrey. From 1962 to 1971, he grew up there until again their family moved to Bromley, London. He was always keen towards music and singing from a very young age.
He was keenly interested in music from childhood days and was a fan of punk rock band Sex Pistol. This led him to join a loose gang that traveled to the Sex Pistols concert.
Billy Idol: Education, School/College University
In Bromley, he joined Ravensbourne School which was a Boys school. After that, he got enrolled in Worthing High School for Boys in Worthing, West Sussex for further studies. Idol also attended Sussex University to pursue an English degree but it wasn’t interesting for him and he dropped out after year one in 1976.
Billy Idol: Professional Life and Career
Billy started his career joining the punk rock band as a guitarist in 1976. He along with one of his band-mate soon left the group and founded a new band “Generation X” where he was the lead singer for the band. But the band collapsed after four years of making music from 1976 to 1980.
After that, he went on to try his solo career which made his more successful releasing commercially successful albums back to back like “Billy Idol”, “Rebel Yell”, “Whiplash Smile”, “Charmed Life” and “Cyberpunk” from 1982 to 1993. He also released other albums of which the last one was out in 2014 named “Kings & Queens of the Underground”.
Billy was awarded the “MTV Video Music Awards for Best Video” from a Film for the video ‘Cradle of Love’ in 1990 and the “BRIT Award for Best British Video” for the same video in 1991.
Billy Ido: Salary and Net Worth($35 m)
A long 60 years of his singing and touring around the world has earned him some crazy amount of salary. His net worth is estimated to be around $35 million.
Billy Ido: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
His album Cyberpunk was heavily criticized by the critics. The content of the album was condemned with the quote: “…padded with pretentious speeches, sampled dialog, and underdeveloped songs” by Stephen Thomas Erlewine of Allmusic. His cover of “Heroin” in the same album was described as “one of the worst covers ever recorded.”
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
Billy Idol has a height of 5 feet 9 inches. His body weighs 69kg. He has blonde hair and blue eyes. Furthermore, there are no details regarding his body measurements.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.
Billy Idol is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has 1.8 million followers on Facebook, 248k followers on the Twitter and 350k followers on Instagram and 221K subscribers on Youtube channel.
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