Billy Idol

Billy Idol

English singer
British punk and pop icon of the '80s who first made his name with Generation X and later became one of MTV's leading hitmakers.
BornNovember 30, 1955
HometownStanmore, England
Net worth$60 million
Height5'9" (1.75m)
PartnerPerri Lister
ChildrenBonnie Blue , Willem Wolf Broad
ParentsBill Broad , Joan Broad
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Top Stories

Why gentlemen don’t go blond – and how to go grey gracefully instead

  • I once dyed my hair. I was 17 years old and into Generation X, the punk band fronted by a very youthful, bottle-blonde Billy Idol. Perusing the aisles at my local Boots, I was confident that I could buy Billy’s swaggering attitude and sexual magnetism off the shelf with a two-part treatment from Wella, transforming my chaotic, straw-coloured mop into a rockin’ quiff overnight.

MOVIES & TV SHOWS

iHeartRadio Music Festival - Night One
iHeartRadio Music Festival - Night One
2016
iHeart80s Party
iHeart80s Party
2016
The Who: Tommy and Quadrophenia Live
The Who: Tommy and Quadrophenia Live
2006
Heavy Metal 2000
Heavy Metal 2000
R
1h 28min
2000

Albums

Billy Idol
Billy Idol
1982
Don't Stop
Don't Stop
1981
Club Wedding
Club Wedding
2008
Charmed Life
Charmed Life
1990
Idol Songs: 11 of the Best
Idol Songs: 11 of the Best
1988
Interview Disc Kris Needs
Interview Disc Kris Needs
1986
Vital Idol
Vital Idol
1985
Cage
Cage
2022
Roadside
Roadside
2021
Bitter Taste
Bitter Taste
2021
Night Flight: The Billy Idol Interview, Vol. 1
Night Flight: The Billy Idol Interview, Vol. 1
2020
Vital Idol: Revitalized
Vital Idol: Revitalized
2018
Live on Air: FM Broadcast, Costa Mesa 1990
Live on Air: FM Broadcast, Costa Mesa 1990
2018
Dancing With Myself
Dancing With Myself
2018
Kings and Queens of the Underground
Kings and Queens of the Underground
2014
Millennium Collection: 20th Century Masters
Millennium Collection: 20th Century Masters
2014
Icon
Icon
2013
Essential [2011]
Essential [2011]
2011
10 Great Songs
10 Great Songs
2010
Mony Mony
Mony Mony
2009
Deep Cuts
Deep Cuts
2009
Sight and Sound: Storytellers
Sight and Sound: Storytellers
2008
Idolize Yourself: The Very Best of Billy Idol
Idolize Yourself: The Very Best of Billy Idol
2008
John Wayne [Digital Single]
John Wayne [Digital Single]
2008
Happy Holidays: A Very Special Christmas Album
Happy Holidays: A Very Special Christmas Album
2006
Devil's Playground
Devil's Playground
2005

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