ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards winner William Michael Albert Broad is English rock musician and songwriter and he is well known in the world by his professional name Billy Idol. He is also a famous actor. Broad was idle since he was in his school and his school teacher gave him the title, Billy Idol.
Billy Idol's early life and personal life
Billy Idol was born as William Michael Albert Broad in Stanmore, Middlesex, England, the United Kingdom to British parents. He is English and is of white ethnicity.
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From 1980 to 1989, Billy had a romantic love affair with Perri Lister. Perri Lister is an actress, singer, model, as well as dancer. As a loving couple, they also had a son and they named him Willem Wolf Broad.
Soon after breaking up with Perri Lister, he began dating Linda Mathis. Within a year, they also welcomed a baby girl and they named her Bonnie Blue. He has not been married yet.
When Billy was two, his parents moved to the United States, he remained there for the next four years and then he returned back to the United Kingdom.
Billy Idol's career and net worth
Interested in music since he was child, Billy joined Chelsea as a guitarist in 1977 but went on founding Generation X some years later.
He became the lead singer of this band and they appeared on the Top of the Pops. They published three successful albums but this band went on a hiatus in 1980 and he began his solo career after that.
He finally released his debut solo album titled, Billy Idol on 19th of July 1982.
Billy Idol's net worth and earnings
The annual salary he has been earning is unknown but his net worth is $50 million dollars.
The earnings from his albums are given below:
- Billy Idol- $600,000
- Rebel Yell- $2,560,000
- Vital Idol- $1,700,000
- Whiplash Smile- $1,410,000
- Charmed Life- $1,160,000
The earnings from his albums are all part of his current net worth.
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