Billie Joe Armstrong Profile/ Biography, DOB, Age, Height, Bio, Family, Wife, Net worth

Billie Joe Armstrong (Armstrong, Fink, Wilhelm Fink, Reverend Strychnine Twitch)

Last Updated: 17 Nov, 2022 | Views: 37

Age: 50

Profession: Musician

Other Profession(s): Singer, Actor, Song writer

Higher Education: Pinole Valley High School

Birth Date, Sign & Religion Details

Date of Birth
17 Feb, 1972
Birth Country
United States
Birth State/Province
California
Birth District
Oakland
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Religion
Christianity
Nationalities
American

About Billie Joe Armstrong

About (Profile/Biography):
Billie Joe Armstrong is an American singer-songwriter who serves as the guitarist, lead vocalist, and primary songwriter for the rock group Green Day, which he and Mike Dirnt co-founded in 1987. He performs lead vocals for the side projects of Green Day, including Foxboro Hot Tubs, The Longshot, The Network, and The Coverups. Additionally, he plays guitar and sings with the punk rock band Pinhead Gunpowder. He is considered one of the greatest punk guitarists of all time by experts. Armstrong was five years old when he recorded his first song, demonstrating his early musical interest.

Career:
In 1987: Together with his childhood buddy Mike Dirnt, Armstrong founded the band Sweet Children.
In 1990: As lead guitarist and backing vocalist on The Lookouts' final EP IV, Armstrong provided guitar and backing vocals for three songs.
In 1991: Sarah Kirsch joined Armstrong with Aaron Cometbus, Bill Schneider, and Aaron Cometbus in the band Pinhead Gunpowder.
In 2014: Beginning on April 19 at Coachella, Armstrong shared the stage with The Replacements for a series of performances.
In 2019: Armstrong collaborated with Jesse Malin to write and sing the song "Strangers & Thieves" on the album Sunset Kids.

Achievements and Awards:
In 1995: He was nominated for the Favorite Alternate Artist Award.
In 2005: Armstrong got the Favorite Pop/Rock Album Award.
In 2006: He was honored with the Esky Music Best Band Award.

Unknown Facts:
He received a Fernandes Stratocaster copy from his mother, Ollie Jackson, when he was 10. He named the guitar 'Blue', and it has been played during every Green Day concert.
In fact, Billie Joe's mother was instrumental in securing the first gig for Billie Joe's band, Green Day, then called Sweet Children. Playing in front of 30 people at Rod's Hickory Pit, Ollie Jackson's workplace, on October 17, 1987, Green Day became the formative band of the band Green Day.
 

Physical Stats

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 170cm
In Meters 1.70 m
In Feet & Inches 5'7"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 65 kg
In Pounds 143 Ibs
Eye Color
Green
Hair Color
Reddish brown

Family Details

Father's Name
Andrew Armstrong
Mother's Name
Ollie Jackson
Spouse
Adrienne Armstrong
Brother(s)
David Armstrong, Alan Armstrong
Sister(s)
Anna Armstrong, Hollie Armstrong, Marci Armstrong
Son(s)
Joey Armstrong, Jakob Danger

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