In this article, we cover Billie Joe Armstrong net worth. How rich is the Green Day lead singer? Billie Joe Armstrong is an American guitarist and composer best known for his work in the punk rock band from California Green Day, as well as five other bands and his recent solo work. Firstly, we will cover Billie Joe Armstrong’s biographic profile, influences. Secondly, we will cover Billie Joe Armstrong’s net worth and assets as well as tell you about his upcoming tour. Thirdly, we will give you some personal details on Billie Joe’s personal life. So jump in and read our scoop on this California punk rock dude who will be fifty years old next year.
With over thirty years in the music business, Billie Joe Armstrong screams liberal California Americana. Either with his beard and shabby looks, plugged or acoustic, with Green Day or with other projects like The Coverups or rocking in YouTube during the pandemic with his kids. Or even going back in time to the days of Garage Band and Guitar Hero, or even further back in time, to the days of MTV when music videos like “Basket Case” hit the charts and punk rock got its revival in the mainstream circuits of cable tv. This is the Otakukart scoop on Billie Joe Armstrong.
Who is Billie Joe Armstrong?
Do you remember tunes like “American Idiot”, “Basket Case” or “Boulevard of broken dreams”? Do you recognize that iconic voice and the guitar riffs? Or maybe you’d recognize his face from his multiple appearances in media and concerts worldwide. He is a singer, guitarist, songwriter, composer, actor, and businessman Billie Joe Armstrong, born in sunny liberal Oakland, California, in 1972. And Billie is all about that American California spirit. Firstly, he grew up in Rodeo with his family: Ollie, his mom, a waitress, Andrew, his dad, a truck driver, and a part-time musician. And also five other older brothers.
Growing up with a musician father was a profound influence for Billie Joe, who picked up the interest in music from him and another teacher at Billie’s elementary school from a very young age. Did you know that Billie Joe Armstrong and fellow Green Day bassist band member Mike Dirnt met at the same elementary school? That’s right, lead guitar and bass teamed up at Hillcrest Elementary’s cafeteria. Billie Joe would later go to two different high schools (John Swett and Pinole Valley) before dropping out on his eighteenth birthday.
Billie Joe Armstrong Net Worth in 2021: How rich is the Californian Singer from Green Day?
Billie Joe Armstrong’s net worth rounds about north of US 75 million dollars. And Billie Joe likes working a lot: He writes, composes, plays guitar, acts, and owns other businesses. This singer and musician make the bulk of his income from royalties and the music industry business. And when you get to record multi-platinum albums worldwide, you get some perks: For example, Billie Joe’s house in his hometown of Oakland, California costed him over US $600.000 to get the architect to plan his dream house!
But Billie is much of an entrepreneur. After building his dream house, he sold it for nearly US $5 million in 2009. And in July last year, when the place went into the market again, it was selling for nearly US $7 million. Not bad for the dudes who bought the house, and good for Billie Joe. And this Californian will rake in a lot more cash as he embarks with his Green Day gang and the boys from Weezer and the dudes from Fall Out Boy in the up-and-coming Hella Mega Tour. In the next section, we will tell you all about their upcoming tour.
Details about Billie Joe Armstrong 2021 Tour in America
Billie Joe Armstrong, with his band Green Day as well as Weezer and Fall Out Boy, will perform the Hella Mega Tour. Furthermore, the Hella Mega Tour was supposed to run in September 2019, but things got hectic, and then COVID-19 struck the world, and every single concert and public event around the globe got canceled. But that’s a thing of the past now. Now we have vaccines, and a post COVID world where you can get your jab and go to the concert. So if you’re in the United States (or plan to travel there for a show), this tour is for you.
Billie Joe Armstrong Personal Life Details
To wrap up our coverage of this prestigious and influential California singer, let’s go through some of his life details. Firstly, he lost his dad at a very young age of esophageal cancerous terminal disease. Secondly, Billie is openly bisexual and frank about his tastes in those regards. Thirdly, besides his work in Green Day, Armstrong worked on several other projects like Foxboro Hot Tubs, The Longshot, and The Network. That’s all we have on our punk rock legend, 59-year-old Billie Joe Armstrong. Thank you for reading this article, and please keep coming back to Otakukart as we post daily updates on all your favorite stars!