Born: May 9, 1949
Occupation: Musician, pianist
Biography: William Martin Billy Joel is an American pianist, singer-songwriter, and composer. Since releasing his first hit song, Piano Man, in 1973, Joel has become the sixth best-selling recording artist and the third best-selling solo artist in the United States, according to the RIAA. He also has the third best-selling album in the United States with his Greatest Hits Vol. 1 & 2.