After his father's death, he was
Armstrong got married In July
He is also the co-founder and partial owner of the independent label Adeline Records.
During his stay in school he was nicknamed "Two Dollar Bill", because he was
supplying the school with joints for two dollars. In 1988, Billie Joe formed a
band called Sweet Children with childhood friend, Mike Dirnt, and Al Sobrante
(born John Kiffmeyer). They changed their name to "Green Day" in March 1989,
just before the release of their first EP, 1,000 Hours, on Lookout Records. The
name Green Day comes from a slang expression for a day of pot smoking. In 1990
Sobrante left Green Day for college and was replaced by Tré Cool (born Frank
Edwin Wright III), who appears on Green Day's second album, Kerplunk.
Billie Joe ArmstrongHe and his wife Adrienne are co-founders and part owners of the independent label Adeline Records, and he has a side band called Pinhead Gunpowder which is on Lookout Records. He has two sons, Joseph Marcicano, born in March 1995, and Jakob Danger, born September 1998. Billie and Adrienne (vocalist and guitarist of all girl punk/emo band "I Love Jimmy") were married July 2, 1994 in Billie's backyard.
He stated that he is bis--ual in an interview in The Advocate, January 24, 1995.
He is also rumored to be a registered member of poetry.com
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