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Billie Joe Armstrong

Birth Name: 
Billie Joe Armstrong
Punk Rock, Alternative Rock
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Lead Singer/Guitarist for Green Day

Short bio: 

Billie Joe Armstrong was born on February 17, 1972 in Oakland, CA. He attended Hillcrest Elementary School in Rodeo, where a teacher encouraged him to record the song "Look for Love" when he was 5-years-old. He met Mike Dirnt while attending elementary school, and the two instantly bonded over their mutual interest in music, forming the band Sweet Children when the two were 15 years old. The band changed its name to Green Day, and would later achieve massive commercial success. Armstrong has also pursued musical projects outside of Green Day's work, including numerous collaborations with other musicians.

He also co-owns the record label Adeline Records, with his wife Adrienne and skateboarder Jim Thiebaud, with the collaboration of Green Day's guitarist Jason White and more recently Green Day's manager Pat Magnarella.


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Submitted by carrie macleod (not verified) on

I'm going to write a letter also but want Billie Joe to see a 21 yr. Old son drew of his guitar.Its amazing. He lost his dad from alcoholism at 38. Then 8 mo.s later my bf we lived with died of a heart attack @ 30.This yr.he was on acrosswalk
oh his skateboard & a car hit him. He had a severe brain injury, broken leg & broken arm. Was unconscious for 9 days I played Greenday & Blink to wake him up. One of his 1st stories was about Greenday.Gee plays guitar & draws so it is amazing he can still do that. Just wanted to share the pic. Carrie

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Submitted by Jonathan Dougla... (not verified) on

I love green day u guys rock always wanted to meet you if you can I would like to meet you but any way you guys been kicking ass at the concerts lately I'm actually getting more excited evry concert that comes on YouTube ok so I just got a bunch of cloths that look like the ones in the music videos of American idiot
U rock keep it up

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Submitted by M (not verified) on

Hi Billie,
You're my favourite person ever. Like in the history of the freaking universe. My friend feels the same way but right now he's going through some hard times. Today he told me he's going to kill himself and I think if he got some encouragement from his favourite singer he might reconsider.

Just give him some hope.

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Submitted by Aryaa (not verified) on

Okay, as strange as it might seem, there are millions of Green Day fans in India, and I LOVE YOU SOOOOO MUCH!! and so do many other people, the CD's aren't available and to even order them online, you have to beg the person then give some ID's and's just kinda sad that you are oblivious to your fans in India...anyways even if I you don't do anything about it...(I know you've heard it 1000 times) but I AM your biggest fan. And I love you and your music and I'm not just saying it.
Thanks for reading so long,
Love you lots

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Submitted by Justice (not verified) on

Hi, first of all i'm a green day superfan and i love the things you sing about, they are really important. Someone my mom know said he actually randomly ended up in a surfing class with you in California, do you recall this?

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Submitted by Laura (not verified) on

Hi Billie,
My name is Laura and my 9 year old son Brody is your biggest fan! He is mildly autitistic and he absolutely loves your music, books and all! Thank you for inspiring him to be a Little Rock n roller!

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