Billy Joel

Billy Joel

American singer-songwriter and pianist
New York City piano man whose driving rock, often with a cabaret twist, gained near-universal appeal in the 1970s and '80s.
BornMay 9, 1949
HometownNew York City, New York, United States of America
Net worth$225 million
Height5'5" (1.66m)
SpouseAlexis Roderick (m 2015 - present) , Katie Lee (m 2004 - 2009) , Christie Brinkley (m 1985 - 1994) , Elizabeth Weber Small (m 1973 - 1982) , Elizabeth Weber (m 1973 - 1982)
ChildrenAlexa Ray Joel , Della Rose Joel , Remy Anne Joel
ParentsRosalind Nyman , Howard Joel
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Billy Joel biopic in the works without singer's involvement

  • Billy Joel is getting the movie biopic treatment. The biopic, titled Piano Man, is being developed by Jaigantic Studios, with Adam Ripp attached to write and direct. Joel's representative told Variety that the star is not involved in the project and no rights to his music, name, likeness, or life story will be granted. Jaigantic Studios has instead acquired the life rights to Irwin Mazur, Joel's music rep from 1970 to 1972 - the year before his hit album and song Piano Man was released. The biop

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Billy Joel biopic titled 'Piano Man' is in the works

A Billy Joel biopic entitled 'Piano Man' is in the works, but the iconic musician will not have any involvement in the project.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Twyla Moves
Twyla Moves
1h 22min
2021
Garth Brooks: The Road I'm On
Garth Brooks: The Road I'm On
2019
Free to Rock
Free to Rock
1h 1min
2017
Billy Joel: Live at Shea Stadium
Billy Joel: Live at Shea Stadium
2016
Billy Joel: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize
Billy Joel: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize
2015
Billy Joel: A Matter of Trust - The Bridge to Russia
Billy Joel: A Matter of Trust - The Bridge to Russia
2014
Billy Joel: A Matter of Trust - The Bridge to Russia -- The Concert
Billy Joel: A Matter of Trust - The Bridge to Russia -- The Concert
2014
12.12.12 The Concert for Sandy Relief
12.12.12 The Concert for Sandy Relief
2012
Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together
Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together
2012
Billy Joel Live at Shea Stadium
Billy Joel Live at Shea Stadium
2011
Oliver & Company
Oliver & Company
G
1h 14min
1988
Billy Joel Live at Yankee Stadium
Billy Joel Live at Yankee Stadium

Albums

Your Song
Your Song
2021
Collected Additional Masters
Collected Additional Masters
2018
She's Got a Way: Love Songs
She's Got a Way: Love Songs
2013
Hits: The Times They Are A-Changin'
Hits: The Times They Are A-Changin'
2012
Hits: Then and Now - Big Shot
Hits: Then and Now - Big Shot
2012
Hits: The Early Years
Hits: The Early Years
2012
Live in Leningrad
Live in Leningrad
2012
Live in the U.S.S.R.
Live in the U.S.S.R.
2012
Live at Shea Stadium: The Concert
Live at Shea Stadium: The Concert
2011
Pianomania: Live From the Tokyo Dome
Pianomania: Live From the Tokyo Dome
2011
Hits
Hits
2010
Legendary Icons
Legendary Icons
2007
12 Gardens Live
12 Gardens Live
2006
My Lives
My Lives
2005
She's Got a Way
She's Got a Way
2005
Early Years
Early Years
2004
Piano Man: The Very Best of Billy Joel
Piano Man: The Very Best of Billy Joel
2004
Before the Fame
Before the Fame
2003
Cold Spring Harbor: The Harbor Sessions
Cold Spring Harbor: The Harbor Sessions
2003

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2002Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music ProgramBilly Joel: In His Own WordsNominated