Joe Perry
Joe Perry
Real Name/Full Name Joseph Anthony Pereira
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Joe Perry
Birth Place: Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 10 September 1950
Age/How Old: 70 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 190 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
Weight: In Kilograms – 63 Kg
In Pounds – 138 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father – Anthony D. Pereira
Mother – Mary S. Pereira
Siblings: N/A
School: Hopedale High School
Vermont Academy
College: N/A
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Elyssa Jerret (m. 1975; d. 1982)
Billie Paulette Montgomery (m. 1985-present)
Kids/Children Name: Adrian, Roman and Tony Pereira
Profession: Musician, songwriter
Net Worth: $150 million
Last Updated: May 2021

Joe Perry is an American, singer, songwriter and musician. He is fondly famous for being one of the founding members of the American Rock band Aerosmith. He was their lead guitarist, backing and occasionally their lead vocalist. The band is sometimes referred to as the greatest American rock band of all time. He is also a member of the All-star band Hollywood Vampires which he performs alongside Alice Cooper and Johnny Depp.

Well, how well do you know about Joe Perry? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Joe Perry’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Joe Perry to date.

Biography and Early Life

Joe Perry, originally named Joseph Anthony Pereira was born on September 10, 1950. He is the son of Anthony D. Pereira who was and accountant and Mary S. Pereira who was a gym teacher in a high school. He was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts and was raised in the town of Hopedale, Massachusetts. His father was of Portuguese descent from Madeira. At a very young age, he was fond of the ocean and wanted to become a marine biologist like Jacques Cousteau.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Joe Perry in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Joe Perry’s age is 70 years old as of today’s date 6th May 2021 having been born on 10 September 1950. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 190 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 138 lbs in Pound and 63kg in Kilograms.

Education

While in Hopedale High School, his grades were not promising and chances of joining college were plummeting very fast. His parents tried to entice him to focus by promising him to intern with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution one summer. He was later enrolled at the Vermont Academy although he loathed the idea. Joe was later diagnosed with ADHD many years later.

This was the reason for his slow learning. It was during his stay at Vermont Academy that he fell in love with the Rock and Roll culture. He was a very big fan of the bands, The Rolling Stone and the Beatles who very much influenced him.  When he saw boys from his boarding school dancing to the rock songs, he made the resolution that he also wanted to become a superstar just like them.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Joe Perry With Wife Billie Paulette Montgomery
Joe Perry With Wife Billie Paulette Montgomery

In the year 1975, Joe married his then lover Elyssa Jerret. As a result of their union, they gave birth to a son, Adrian. However, the couple’s marriage started having troubles and in the year 1982, the two officially divorced. Three years later, in 1985, he married his current wife Billie Paulette Montgomery.

The couple has been married up to now and have two children together. Their names are Tony and Roman respectively. The apple never falls far from the tree and true to that adage, his sons Adrian and Tony founded the rock band Dead Boots.

Is Joe Perry Gay?

Joe’s sexual orientation is straight. As proof, he has married two women in his lifetime. Elyssa whom he divorced in 1982 and his current wife Billie. He has three children with those women. In his current relationship, all seems well and there are no signs of divorce.

Professional Career

In the 60’s Joe formed a band alongside Tom Hamilton. They named the band The Jam Band but when Steven Tyler, Joey Kramer and Brad Whitford joined the group, they renamed it to Aerosmith. In 1973 they released their first album which was self-titled. 11 of the 15 songs went platinum in the US with some reaching number 1 on the Billboard 200.

After the release of their second album, trouble started brewing due to drug abuse which stalled their creative process. However, this never affected the release of their album, Draw the Line. In 1979, a small misunderstanding with Tyler led to Perry leaving the band. He used the chance to focus in solo projects.

Perry later re united with his former band in 1984 and then went on the Back on the saddle Tour. In 2005, Joe released his first solo album while the band got their very first video game, Guitar Hero: Aerosmith. In 2015, Tyler performed in the band Hollywood Vampires alongside Alice Cooper and Johnny Depp and they released their self-titled album that year.

Awards

Joe is a very successful musician and as a result he has been given many accolades. In 2017, he received a prestigious award for his creative excellence, Les Paul Award which he received during the Annual NAMM TEC Awards. His band Aerosmith received 6 American Music Awards, 4 Billboard Music Awards, Grammy Awards four times and 2 MTV Europe Awards. The group also won 10 MTV Music Awards, a People’s Choice Award and one Soul Train Awards.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Joe Perry in 2021

Joe Perry Net Worth
Joe Perry Net Worth

As of 2021, Joe has a net worth that is estimated to be $150 million. His huge income comes from his time as a solo musician and as a member of the rock band Aerosmith. The band is known as the greatest rock band in American History. Aerosmith has sold over 150 million album copies globally and, in the US alone they, have sold 70 million copies of their albums. This makes them one of the biggest selling albums of all time.

Joe Perry is an example of what following one’s dreams takes a person. Despite challenges such as a learning disorder and quelling within a group, he stayed strong and forged on with his dream finally becoming one of the most popular musicians of all times.

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