Billie Joe Armstrong is a well-known American musician who is best known to be the lead singer of the band Green Day. He is also a vocalist and guitarist of the band Pinhead Gunpowder. He also provides vocals to ‘The Network’ and ‘Foxboro Hot Tubs,’ which are the side projects of Green Day. Armstrong is the founder of Adeline Records. Let’s find out more about how much is Billie Joe Armstrong’s net worth in 2018.
Billie Joe Armstrong was born on February 17, 1972, in Oakland, California to his parents Ollie Jackson and Andrew “Andy” Armstrong. He grew up in nearby Rodeo.
He has attended many schools including John Swett High School and Pinole Valley High School. He dropped out of his studies in 1990 for a career in music.
In July 1994, Billie Joe Armstrong got married to Adrienne Nesser. Their son named Joseph Marciano “Joey” Armstrong was born in February 1995. Their second son named Jakob Danger was born in September 1998. His first serious girlfriend was Erica Paleno, with whom he split in 1991. He was also in a relationship with “Amanda,” who dumped him in 1994.
In 1986, Billie Joe Armstrong formed the punk rock band called ‘Green Day’ with Mike Dirnt. In 1990, they released their debut album ‘39/Smooth’. This was followed by ‘Kerplunk’ in 1991. They went on to release the albums ‘Dookie’, ‘Insomniac,’ ‘Nimrod,’ ‘Warning,’ ‘American Idiot,’ ‘21st Century Breakdown’, ‘¡Uno!’, ‘¡Dos!’, ‘¡Tré!’, and ‘Revolution Radio.’ They have also released 2 live albums, 4 video albums, 4 compilation albums, 1 EP, and 1 soundtrack album.
With Pinhead Gunpowder, he released the album ‘Jump Salty’ in 1994. It was followed by the albums ‘Carry the Banner,’ ‘Goodbye Ellston Avenue,’ and ‘Compulsive Disclosure.’ They have also released two EPs.
Armstrong has released the album ‘Money Money 2020’ for The Network in 2003. He has also released the albums ‘ Stop Drop and Roll!!!’ and ‘¡Dos!’ for Foxboro Hot Tubs. In 2013, the album ‘Foreverly’ was released with Norah Jones. He has also released several albums with Swmrs and has provided bass for ‘The Boo’ and ‘Matt Grocott & The Shrives.’
He has appeared in numerous films and television shows including ‘This is 40’, ‘The Simpsons Movie,’ Like Sunday, Like Rain,’ ‘Ordinary World’, and ‘The Voice.’
Billie Joe Armstrong has done 76 performances for ‘American Idiot.’
Awards & Achievements
With Green Day, Billie Joe Armstrong has received numerous awards. They have won three American Music Awards from 11 nominations. They have also won five Grammy Awards out of 20 nominations. They are the winners of the 11th MTV Video Music Awards, two MuchMusic Video Awards, three Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, five Radio Music Awards, six Billboard Music Awards, and various other awards.
Net Worth of Billie Joe Armstrong
Billie Joe Armstrong has an estimated net worth of more than $60 million. He makes his fortune from the sale of his albums, which have sold over 85 million copies worldwide. He is also the co-founder of Adeline Records and is the owner of the guitar shop ‘Broken Guitars.’ He is also the co-owner of the company ‘Oakland Coffee Works.’
Billie Joe Armstrong is considered one of the most popular singers in the world. He has released many albums and singles in his career. He is known for his unique appearance and has got many fan followers across the world. Green Day has received several awards and titles and has released many No. 1 albums. Initially, the band was named as ‘Sweet Children.’ Armstrong continues to amaze people by releasing albums and has not turned back even once in his career.