Alexis Roderick is the current wife of Billy Joel, a popular American singer-songwriter, composer, and pianist generally known by his nickname “Piano Man”. Alexis, an equestrian, was just an ordinary girl who worked as a senior risk officer for Morgan Stanley, a wealth management company located in Garden City, New York before she met the legendary musician in 2009.
Their relationship remained under the cover until they got married in 2015, much to the surprise of many people. Following their union, the beautiful lady went from being a common girl to a celebrity wife. Stay with us as we unfold to you everything there is to know about Billy Joel’s better half.
Alexis Roderick Bio (Age)
Alexis Roderick was born in the year 1982 however, there is no information about her date and place of birth. Information about her family is also not known.
She studied at the Stony Brook University from where she graduated with a degree in political science, economics, and Latin America studies. After her graduation, she landed a job as a broker with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney firm in Garden, New York City.
She is also a registered member of the Broker-Dealer Registered Representative (RR) and also has more than 8 years of experience as a finance professional.
Facts About Billy Joel’s Spouse
1. Her Career As An Equestrian
Aside from her previous job as a broker and marriage to a celebrity musician, Alexis enjoys riding horses. She is so experienced in it that she has even taken part in competitions in the past and is also an active member of the United States Equestrian Federation.
In addition to the several horses she owns, it was reported that Billy purchased a five-acre horse ranch for her worth $3.5 million in Wellington. The property reportedly includes a barn with 12 stalls, groom quarters, a tack room, five paddocks, and a “regulation-size dressage ring.”
2. Alexis Marriage To Billy Joel
The beautiful young lady might never have become famous if not for her marriage to the renowned music legend, Billy Joel. She met Billy in 2009 at a restaurant in Huntington, close to where she lived and at the time, Alexis was 29-years old while Billy was 60. They became just friends and eventually started dating after a while having realized that there was something special between them.
Their relationship went on without being noticed until they got married on Saturday evening, July 4, 2015, at Joel’s estate on Long Island. According to details given by the singer’s spokeswoman to PEOPLE Magazine, the duo left guests who attended their annual July 4th party surprised by exchanging marital vows. Present at the occasion were the couple’s family and close friends, including the Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, who has been friends with Billy for a long time; the groom’s daughter, Alexa Ray, a singer and songwriter and actor Kevin James among others. While the governor presided over the ceremony, Billy’s daughter gave a speech.
Alexis Roderick’s marriage to Billy Joel made her his fourth wife as the musician has been married three times before, first to Elizabeth Weber Small (1973 to 1982) and then to supermodel Christie Brinkley with whom he had a daughter, Alexa Ray, on December 29, 1985. His third marriage which was contracted ten years after the second packed up was to Katie Lee.
3. Her Children
The union between Alexis Roderick and Billy Joel has produced two daughters named Della Rosa and Remy Anne. A few months before their wedding, Alexis and her husband announced that they were having their first child together and shortly after their marriage, their first, Della joined the family on August 12, 2015, at 2:40 a.m, weighing 7 pounds, 6.5 ounces. The second, Rosa, was born at 7:50 p.m on October 22, 2017, at New York Hospital, weighing 7 pounds, 3 ounces.
4. Net Worth
Alexis Roderick sure made some money from the years she worked as a broker and also from her horse riding career but it is difficult to say for sure what her personal net worth is. It is, however, certain that she is living her dream life by virtue of her marriage to Billy Joel who has made a huge amount of money from his music career and is named among the richest musicians in history with a net worth of $160 million.
Despite being plunged into the limelight as a result of being married to a celebrity, a lot of information about Alexis Roderick is hidden in the dark. She has kept sealed lips about her family background and information about her early education are also not available.