Who is Alexis Roderick?
Alexis Roderick was born in 1982 in New York City, USA, of Irish descent; the actual date of her birth is unknown. She is a 37-year-old financial advisor, broker and equestrian, but probably best known as the wife of legendary musician Billy Joel.
How rich is she right now? Alexis Roderick Net Worth
Alexis Roderick’s net worth is more than $5 million earned by being active in business. Moreover, she probably shares the fortune of her famous husband Billy Joel. As one of the top five best-selling music artists of all time, Billy’s net worth is estimated at $200 million.
Early life, nationality, ethnicity, education
Alexis Roderick spent her early years in New York where she was raised by her parents; however, information about them is still not available.
Her nationality is American and she belongs to the White Caucasian ethnic group. Alexis attended Stony Brook University, where she earned a degree in Latin American studies, politics, and economics.
Before marrying Billy Joel, Alexis Roderick had a career in the business. She was a Senior Risk Officer at Morgan Stanley, a multinational corporation financial services company, in Garden City, New York. In addition, she is a licensed broker-dealer and member of the registered broker-dealer.
Furthermore, Alexis Roderick is known as an experienced rider, who has participated in various competitions and is an active member of the US Equestrian Federation.
Alexis has her own five acre farm in Wellington with many horses, bought for her by her husband for $3.5 million.
Appearance and vital statistics
Alexis Roderick has long light brown hair and dark brown eyes. She stands at a height of 5 ft 6 inches (1.67 m) while weighing around 144 lbs (65 kg).
Fourth wife of Billy Joel
Alexis Roderick is the fourth wife of Billy Joel – he was married to Elizabeth Weber Small from 1973 to 1982, then model Christie Brinkley (1985-’94) – they have a daughter named Alexa Ray Joel, a well-known pianist. singer and songwriter. His third wife was chef and TV personality Katie Lee, and they were married from 2004 to 2009.
Surprise wedding and two daughters
In 2009 Alexis met Billy Joel at a restaurant, near where she worked and lived, and they became romantically involved. After six years of dating, the couple finally tied the knot a private wedding ceremony held at his private estate in Long Island, New York, on July 4, 2015. The ceremony was officiated by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. They surprised their guests, who were ostensibly invited to their annual party. They have two daughters – Alexis gave birth to Della Rose Joel on August 12, 2015 and their second daughternamed Remy Anne Joel was born on October 22, 2017.
Who is her husband? Billy Joel short wiki/bio
William Martin ‘Billy’ Joel was born on May 9, 1949 under the zodiac sign Taurus, in The Bronx, New York City USA. He spent his childhood on Long Island where he and his younger sister Judy were raised by his father, Howard Joel, who was a businessman and classical pianist, and his mother, Rosalind Joel. Influenced by his mother, Billy began piano lessons at the age of four. He attended Hicksville High School but dropped out to pursue a career as a musician.
In the very beginning, Billy was a member of bands like ‘Echoes’, ‘The Hassles’ and ‘Attila’. In 1971, he signed a contract with Family Productions and released his debut solo album “Cold Spring Harbor”.
The following year, he was spotted by Columbia Records executive Herb Gordon, who produced his second album, “Piano Man” (1973), through the label. It peaked at number 27 on the US Billboard 200, while the title track became his signature song, reaching number 25 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. He then released the albums “Streetlife Serenade” (1974) and “Turnstiles” (1976).
In 1977, Billy published his critical and commercial breakthrough, “The Stranger”, which reached No. 2 on the US Billboard 200 and spawned four Top-25 hits – “She’s Always A Woman”, “Only The Good Die Young”, “Movin ‘ Out” and “Just The Way You Are”, which earned him two Grammy Awards for Song of the Year and Record of the Year.
The following year, Billy released his sixth studio album, and his first number one album, titled “52nd Street”, Grammy Award for Album of the Year. Billy’s next number one album, “Glass Houses”, came out in 1980 and spawned the single “It’s Still Rock And Roll To Me”, which became his first single to top the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. The album earned him the Grammy Award for Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male and the American Music Award for Favorite Album, Pop/Rock.
Billy continued to achieve success – he released his eighth album, “The Nylon Curtain”, in 1982 and it was followed by his ninth album, titled “An Innocent Man” (1983), featuring his the second number one single “Tell Her About It”.
The album also spawned two of his best-known singles, “The Longest Time” and “Uptown Girl”. In 1985 he decided “Greatest Hits Vol. 1 And 2″, which became one of the best-selling albums in American music history, selling more than 11.5 million copies. He then released the albums “The Bridge” (1986) and “Storm Front” (1989), which topped the US Billboard 200 – the latter includes the single “We Didn’t Start The Fire”, which topped the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Last album and touring
In 1993, Billy released his twelfth studio album entitled “River Of Dreams” which again topped the US Billboard 200 chart. His latest album, “Fantasies and Delusions”appeared in 2001 and contains his own classical compositions performed by pianist Richard Hyung-ki Joo.
Although he stopped writing and releasing songs, Billy continued to tour and perform regularly Madison Square Garden.
Awards and Recognitions
So far, Billy Joel has been inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame, and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. He was awarded the 2001 Johnny Mercer Award by the Songwriters Hall of Fame, as well as the Kennedy Center Honors in 2013.
In 1988, Billy Joel voiced the character Dodger in the animated disney feature film “Oliver & Company”. In addition, he co-founded the Long Island Boat Company partnered with water sportsman Peter Needham in 1996. In addition, he launched a shop that manufactures custom motorcycles and accessories, located in Oyster Bay, Long Island.
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