Alexis Roderick is an equestrian and former director of Morgan Stanley. She came into the limelight with her romantic relationship with The Stranger singer Billy Joel.
She is the wife of singer-songwriter and pianist Billy Joel. After three failed marriages, Billy has exchanged vows with Alexis and now they are enjoying their married life. In their relationship, the couple is also a parent of two children.
Join us today to learn more about the couple’s romantic journey. Also read more about Alexis’ successful career and her net worth here.
Alexis Roderick’ Wiki, Bio, Height & Age Details
Alexis was born on May 6, 1981, in New York, United States of America. She is 41 years old as of 2022 and is 1.80 meters tall.
The mother of two is of Irish ethnic origin and of American nationality. In addition, Alexis has kept information related to her family and siblings out of the limelight.
She continued with her educational qualifications and graduated from Stony Brook University with degrees in political science, economics and Latin America.
What does Alexis Roderick do?
After graduating from college, Roderick began working as a real estate agent for Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Firm in Garden, New York City. She later became one of the registered members of the Broker-Dealer Registered Representative.
Moreover, she has more than 8 years of experience as a finance professional. In addition, Alexis is also an experienced rider who has participated in several tournaments. Likewise, she was once an active member of the American Equestrian Federation.
Since her marriage to the singer-songwriter, they both share the same love for horses. They were even spotted at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center while watching the Winter Equestrian Festival.
How did Alexis and Billy first meet? Their surprise wedding details
The parents of the two first met in 2009 in a Huntington restaurant when Roderick was 29 and Joel 60. And despite their age difference, the two became good friends and eventually started dating.
After dating for about seven years, the labout birds surprised their family and close friends with their wedding On July 4, 2015. They exchanged their vows at their Long Island estate in front of family and friends gathered for a reunion.
According to People, the wedding was attended by Billy’s daughter Alexa Ray, actor Kevin Jamesand was made official by the Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo. Alexis was 33 and Joel was 66 during their marriage.
Joel’s second wife, Christie Brinkley, congratulated the then newlywed couple with an IG message and captioned it with “Congratulations to the radiant bride and groom… And to my daughter Alexa, who has a wonderful friend in Alexis! I wish the growing family the best of luck!”
Just a month after their surprise wedding, Alexis and Billy welcomed their first child Della Rose Joel On August 12, 2015.
Before he got Della Rose, Billy said during an interview with Newsday:
“I’m going to spend a lot of time with this boy, I was thinking about that. I’ll probably be able to spend more time with this kid than most people can with their kids because I don’t have a steady job. I could be a stay at home dad as long as I can stay alive.”
Likewise they welcomed their second child, Remy Anne Joel On October 22, 2017. Together, the family of four lives on Center Island in Oyster Bay.
Not to mention, Alexis is the stepmother of Alexa Ray JoelBilly’s daughter from his second marriage to model Christie Brinkley.
Alexis Roderick’s stepdaughter tried to commit suicide in 2009
on December 5, 2009Alexa Ray, then 23, was rushed to St. Vincent’s Hospital in Manhattan after taking a large number of sleeping pills. According to police reports, she tried to commit suicide.
According to the woman who called 911, Joel took several pills to ‘kill himself’. Alexa regained consciousness after a while and recovered quickly.
Likewise, a family spokeswoman confirmed the news by saying: “Alexa is stable, her doctors are assessing her needs and that’s all we can say at this point,”
Alexis’ husband, Billy Joel, was previously married three times
The multimillionaire was first married to Elizabeth Weber Klein who later became his manager. They first met in 1970 and were married on September 5, 1973. While still together, Joey wrote Just the Way You Are, She’s Got a Way, She’s Always a Woman, and The Stranger for Weber.
Unfortunately, Small filed for divorce in 1982 taking 50% of Billy’s earnings with an additional cut as his manager as alimony for divorce.
He then began dating supermodel Christie Brinkley in 1983 and married on March 23, 1985. Together they welcomed Alexa Ray Joey, who is also a singer-songwriter and pianist. Brinkley and Joey split in 1994, but remain close friends.
Billy’s third marriage was to cookbook author and chef Katherine “Kathie” Lee. They marry October 2, 2004 when Lee was just 23 and Joey 55. Just five years later, Kathie and Billy broke up and split on June 17, 2009.
What is Alexis Roderick’s Net Worth in 2022?
The former Morgan Stanley executive is reportedly worth about $5 million by 2022. She is an equestrian and former real estate agent by profession.
On the other hand, her husband Billy Joel is currently worth about $225 million. The 73-year-old singer-songwriter and pianist is one of the best-selling musicians of all time.
Joel started his career in 1964 and has sold more than 160 million records worldwide to date. He owns a 14,000-square-foot mansion in Oyster Bay worth $22.5 million. He also owns a property in Manalapan, Florida.
Billy Joel Bought a $3.5 Million Ranch for Alexis Roderick
In 2018, the Uptown Girl singer bought a five-acre ranch worth $3.5 million for his fourth wife Alexis.
From Daily mailThe property includes a 12-stall barn with a tack room, five paddocks, groom’s quarters and a full-sized dressage ring with mirrors. The property is located a short distance from Wellington’s Winter Equestrian Festival.
During an interview, a source close to the couple talked about the purchase, saying:
“He just wants to keep making his wife happy, this purchase was all about her.”
Not to mention, the ranch is specially designed for horses specializing in dressage, a sport in which horse and rider memorize predetermined walks and movements.
In addition, Billy also purchased an adjacent property for $3,628 million in 2016.