Birth Name: William Michael Albert Broad
Place of Birth: Hendon, Middlesex, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 30 November, 1955
Ethnicity: English, Irish
Billy Idol is a British musician, singer, songwriter, and actor. He was the lead singer of punk rock band Generation X.
Billy is the son of Johanna and William Alfred Broad. His father was English and his mother was Irish. In 1958, his family moved to New York, living in Patchogue and Rockville Centre, before returning to England, a few years later, where they lived in Dorking, Surrey, Bromley, London, and Goring-by-Sea, West Sussex. In 2018, Billy became a U.S. citizen.
Billy has a son with his former partner, dancer, singer, and actress Perri Lister; and a son with his former partner Linda Mathis.
Billy’s paternal grandfather was named Albert Broad.
Billy’s paternal grandmother was named Naomi Heslop.
Billy’s maternal grandfather was named Michael O’Sullivan.
Source: Genealogy of Billy Idol – https://www.geni.com