He suffers from panic attacks which is portrayed in the music video "Basket Case" and sung about in Armatage Shanks.
He stands at 5 foot 7 inches.
He received his first guitar when he was eleven, from his mother.
He has two children; Joseph Marciano born March 16, 1995 and Jakob Danger born September 12, 1998.
Billy co-owns the record label Adeline Records with his wife Adrienne.
He is known for his distinctive voice, which is usally a higher-pitched tone then most lead singers.
Billie formed Sweet Children with childhood friend Mike Dirnt. Sweet Children was later named Green Day.
He has been in the bands Sweet Children which was later named Green Day and Pinhead Gunpowder.
He was nicknamed "Two Dollar Bill" because he sold joints for two dollars.
His official name on his birth certificate is 'Billie Joe' because his mother was on pain killers at the time of his birth.
His father died of lung cancer when Billie was ten.
He is the main songwriter, lead vocalist, and guitarist for the band Green Day.
Billy: Its fun until someone gets hurt...then its hilarious.
Billie: Attack your instruments. Dont let them attack you.
Billie: Im still wearing the pants I had in the eleventh grade.
Billie: School is practice for the future, and practice makes perfect; and nobody's perfect, so why practice?
Billie: They have bad taste. I am not a good-looking guy.
Billie: We put the fun back in dysfunctional.
Billy: Never run in the rain with your socks on.
Billy: They sound like Tre chocking on a hairball.
Billy: I'm not going to say anything inspirational; I'm just going to fucking swear a lot.
Billy: Minority is about being an individual. It's like you have to sift through the darkness to find your place and be that individual you want to be your entire life.
Billy: You think your life is tough? Try being a parent!
Billy Joe: Punk rock is dead... and I fucking killed it.
Billy Joe: We put the fun back in dysfunctional.