About Billy Idol
It has been reported that the total estimate of the current Billy Idol net worth reaches 35 million dollars, which he has earned through his successful career as a rock musician from England. Billy Idol started to get attention when he became a member of the band called “Generation X”. Billy Idol also was distinguished from other punk rock musicians due to the fact that he stated that his musical idols were the Rolling Stones and the Beatles, which were not cited by other punk rock artists.
After his tenure with the band, Billy Idol started a solo career, which also proved to be a success and added up to the overall sum of Billy Idol net worth. Billy Idol was also one of the members of the second British Invasion to the United States. Billy Idol was also well known from MTV channel, when he released videos of his songs, such as “Rebel Yell”, “Dancing with Myself”, “Eyes without a Face” and “White Wedding”, which were playing on the MTV channel for quite a lot of time.
Currently, the musician is still known to be touring, and he is a part of a guitarist Steve Stevens tour.
This is also regarded as one of the main sources of Billy Idol net worth that he has today.
Billy Idol was born in 1955 in England. When he was 2 years old, his family moved to the United States for quite some time, but soon came back to England, where they were living in Surrey. In 1975, Billy Idol entered Sussex University, where he aimed to study English, however, he soon stopped attending it. Billy Idol was also well known as a fan of Sex Pistols and joined the Bromley Contingent of the band, which was a group of the band’s fans that were travelling into every city where the band was organizing concerts.
In 1977, Billy Idol became a member of the band called “Chelsea”. There, he served as a guitarist. However, due to some arguments, Billy Idol left this band and decided to create his own, which was called “Generation X”. The band also started to increase the total amount of Billy Idol net worth. In the band, Billy Idol also became not only the guitarist of it, but also the leading member of the band as well as the leading singer. Thus, it was his performances in this band that made him popular in the United States and elsewhere, as well.