Billy Joel net worth

Billy Joel net worth

Net Worth: $160 million

About Billy Joel

One of the most popular musicians in the world Billy Joel net worth has an estimate of 160 million dollars. Billy Joel is mostly known as a very successful musician, singer, songwriter, piano player and organist. In addition, a huge part of Billy Joel net worth comes from his involvement into acting and producing films and music. Born in 1949, Billy Joel whose real name is William Martin Joel is also recognized as a very talented music composer. His first single called “Piano Man” released in 1973 was a huge hit. According to RIAA, it also made the musician to be one of the best selling musicians and also one of the best solo artists in the United States.

Billy Joel composes all of his own songs, which hit the Top 40 charts all the time and he had many successful singles in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. Talking about his accomplishments and awards, Billy Joel was nominated to get a Grammy award 23 times. Moreover, he succeeded in winning the Grammy award six times. Billy Joel has sols around 150 million copies of his albums both domestically and internationally which brought millions of dollars to the overall amount of Billy Joel net worth. His name is inscribed in many halls of fame, including Songwriter’s Hall of Fame in 1992, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999, Hit Parade Hall of Fame in 2009 and the Long Island Music Hall of Fame in 2006.

In the list released to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Billboard, the magazine released the list of Hot 100 All Time Top Artists with Billy Joel being in the 23rd position. Although for some time Billy Joel stopped making music, he still continued to be touring throughout the year 2010. Billy Joel’s father was known as a very skillful classical music pianist, which might have an impact on Billy Joel since he got interested in the music while being still young. However, he started attending music lessons against his own will because it was not seen as an appropriate thing for boys to get involved into music rather than sports, so because of that Billy Joel was a constant victim of bullies.

Amongst the teachers who worked with Billy Joel were the famous American musicians Morton Estrin and Timothy Ford. In fact, Billy Joe started to take lessons in boxing when he became a teenager just in order to take care of himself and to defend himself from other boys. Although he had a hard time when growing up, today Billy Joel net worth is probably much higher than those who teased him in his younger years.


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