Uptown Girl Singer Billy Joel Becomes Father Again At 68

The “thrilled” American musician welcomes daughter Remy Anne after wife Alexis, 35, gives birth to their second child in New York.

Billy Joel and wife Alexis had their first child Della Rose in 2015
Billy Joel and wife Alexis had their first child Della Rose in 2015

American singer Billy Joel is celebrating the birth of his third child at the age of 68, his second with 35-year-old wife Alexis.

The musician, who has a 31-year-old daughter from a previous relationship, issued a statement on his website after his wife gave birth to Remy Anne in New York.

The statement said: “Billy Joel and wife Alexis welcomed their second daughter, Remy Anne, on Sunday, October 22nd.

“Remy Anne Joel entered the world at 7:52pm weighing 7lbs 3oz. Billy and Alexis are also parents to Della Rose, two.

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Billy & Alexis Joel announce the birth of their daughter Remy Anne Joel

“Billy Joel and his 31-year-old daughter, singer/songwriter Alexa Ray Joel, were both at Alexis’ side as she gave birth at New York University Hospital in New York.

“Alexis and Remy are doing well and everyone is thrilled.”

The Uptown Girl singer also shared a photo on his website and on Twitter of the new arrival, who was dressed in pink, wearing a hat with her name embroidered on it and being cradled by her father.

Remy Anne follows the birth of Della Rose in August 2015 shortly after the couple’s wedding at Joel’s estate in Long Island, New York.

Billy Joel's first child is 31-year-old Alexa Ray
Billy Joel’s first child is 31-year-old Alexa Ray

The star had his first child with ex-wife and model Christie Brinkley in 1985.

Joel rose to fame following the release of his first song Piano Man in 1973 and went on to be one of America’s biggest-selling artists.

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