How tall is Billy Idol?
Billy Idol’s height is 5ft 8in (173 cm).
How much does Billy Idol weight?
He weights 152 lbs (69 kg) – approximately.
When was Billy Idol born?
His birthday’s on November 30, 1955.
How old is Billy Idol?
He is 60.
Billy Idol Body Measurements:
Shoe Size: Unknown
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Quick Biography Facts:
Born Name: William Michael Albert Broad
Nick Name: Idle (like his teacher used to call him, which he later turned into “Idol”)
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Born Place: Middlesex, England
Education: Billy Idol entered the University of Sussex, but he was dropped out from there
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Billy Idol Family:
•Father – William Broad Sr (died at the age of 90)
•Mother – Joan Broad
•Siblings – Sister Jane Broad
•Wife – Billy had numerous love affairs, but he was not married officially. He was in long term relationship with Perri Lister (1980-1989)
•Children – 1. Son Willem Wolfe Broad (with Perri Lister)
2. Daughter Bonnie Blue Broad (with Linda Mathis)
How did Billy Idol become famous?
Billy Idol, a cult punk rock musician, has numerous reasons to be famous. Some of them are his unique talent, charisma and persistence. On the other side, Billy Idol was known due to his mind-blowing lifestyle, bad reputation and drug addiction.
So, this is his story.
Billy Idol was born in a family of naval airman and a nurse. He got interested in music from his earliest age, played the guitar and listened to Elvis Presley.
His parents supported Billy’s passion at first. But when they noticed that the boy spent most part of his time, playing music, following his favorite rock bands together with the other fans and flirting with the girls, they tried to forbid Billy to make music, but couldn’t stop him.
Billy Idol got his first recognition, when he formed the band Generation X together with his like-minded person Tony James.
Later Billy Idol pursued his solo career.
Till now his songs, which he released in 80-s (on his career peak) are called “anthems”. “White Wedding” and “Rebel Yell” are considered as his undoubtful hits.
Now, in his mature age, Billy Idol regrets about his too wild lifestyle. He is still recording new songs and spends time with his adult children.