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Billy Idol
William Michael Albert Broad, known professionally as Billy Idol, is an English singer who holds dual British and American citizenship. He first achieved fame in the 1970s emerging from the London punk rock scene as the lead singer of the group Generation X. Subsequently, he embarked on a solo career which led to international recognition and made Idol a lead artist during the MTV-driven "Second British Invasion" in the United States. The name "Billy Idol" was inspired by a schoolteacher's description of him as "idle". Idol began his music career in late 1976 as a guitarist in the punk rock band Chelsea. However, he soon left the group. With his former bandmate Tony James, Idol formed Generation X. With Idol as lead singer, the band achieved success in the United Kingdom and released three albums on Chrysalis Records, then disbanded. In 1981, Idol moved to New York City to pursue his solo career in collaboration with guitarist Steve Stevens.
Birth nameWilliam Michael Albert Broad
BornNovember 30, 1955, Stanmore, London, England
GenresPunk rock, hard rock, glam rock, dance-punk, dance-rock, new wave, post-punk
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
Years active1973–present
LabelsChrysalis, EMI, Sanctuary, BFI
Associated actsChelsea, Generation X, Steve Stevens
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About Billy Idol

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Billy Idol

Punk Singer Billy Idol was born with name William Michael Albert Broad was born on November 30, 1955 in Stanmore, England (He's 68 years old now).

Singer from the United Kingdom who has had a successful solo career as well as performed with a number of punk bands. He was one of the earliest MTV stars, with singles such as"Song Dancing with Myself".

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Billy Idol before becoming famous

Billy Idol was born in the Zodiac sign Sagittarius (The Centaur/Archer), and 1955 is also the year of Goat (羊) in the Chinese Zodiac.

He was a member of the Bromley Contingent, a group of Sex Pistol fans and supporters.

Achievement of Billy Idol

He rose to notoriety as a member of the Generation X band.

Billy Idol's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

He lived with Pop Singer Perri Lister and had a relationship with her in the 1980s. Their son, Willem Wolf Broad, was born on June 15, 1988. He and Linda Mathis had a daughter named Bonnie in 1989.

Billy Idol on Social Media

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Billy Idol Collabed with

He was a part of the band that became Siouxsie and the Banshees with Rock Singer Siouxsie Sioux in 1976.

Billy Idol Income & Net worth

Billy Idol's income mainly comes from the work that created his reputation: a punk singer. Information about his net worth in 2024 is being updated as soon as possible by, you can contact to tell us Net Worth of the Billy Idol.

Billy Idol Height and Weight

How tall is Billy Idol? At the age of 68, Billy Idol height is 5'9" (1.75m).

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Latest information about Billy Idol updated on March 19 2023.