Billie Joe Armstrong is a well-known musician and actor who known for his work for the popular punk band “Green Day”. He has been part of many well-known songs like Insomniac, 21st Century Breakdown, Dookie, Nimroad, and American Idiot. Armstrong is also the founder of the band Green Day along with his friend Mike Dirnt. Have you ever thought how much the net worth of Billie Joe Armstrong in 2019 is? If yes, please check out the complete post as we will tell you all the things in detail.
Early Life & Biography:
Armstrong was born on 17th February 1972 in the city of Oakland, California in the home of Ollie Jackson and Andrew Andy Marsicano. He was raised in the Rodeo along with his family. When he was only 10 years old, his father died from esophageal cancer in September 1982. He was the youngest of six siblings who are named Anna, Alan, David, Hollie, and Marci.
Billie was raised by his mother who worked as a waitress at a restaurant in the city of El Cerrito. His interest in the music begins at a very young age when Joe studied in the Hillcrest Elementary School after encouragement by a teacher. He meets Mike Dirnt in the school’s cafeteria and they become best friends due to the love of music. In addition to Hillcrest Elementary, he studied in the John Swett High School, Carquinez Middle School, and Pinole Valley High School. However, he left studies at the age of 19 to make a career in music.
Billie is married once in his life and living very happily with her. He met his wife Adrienne Nesser who is the sister of skateboarder Steve Nesser in 1990 during his early performance days. The couple married with each other on 2nd July 1994 and has two kids together. Their first kid Joseph Marciano Joey Armstrong born on 28 February 1995, whereas the second kid Jakob Danger born on 12th September 1998.
His first son Joey is playing drum for the popular brand SWMRS. On the other hand, Jakob is a songwriter and work with the band Mt. Eddy. Armstrong is a huge fan of Barack Obama and even supported him in the 2008 and 2012 Presidential Elections.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
He begins his career by forming a band with the name “Sweet Children” along with friends Sean Hughes, Mike Drink, and John Kiffmeyer in 1986. The group changed their name to Green Day in 1989 and releases their first album “1,000 Hours”. The band gets a boost with the joining of Tre Cool in 1990. Everyone knows about this brand’s trio as the Green Day.
Together, they have released plenty of hit albums like Dookie, Nimrod, Warning, American Idiot, Revolution Radio, and Insomniac among others. Billie was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015. Additionally, Armstrong has also appeared in some films like Awesome as Fuck, This is 40, Like Sunday, Like Rain, One Nine Nine Four, and Ordinary World.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Billie Joe Armstrong is $60 million. The main source of his income is the sale of music albums and performance on the stage. His band Green Day is very popular among the audience. Also, he has acted in television and films that helped in increasing his net worth.
There is no doubt Billie Joe Armstrong is one of the most talented and popular rock stars of all time. He has been part of many memorable performances and we wish he would continue entertaining us.