Rocker Billy Joel is to set to become a father again.
The 65-year-old Piano Man singer and his younger girlfriend, Alexis Roderick, 33, are expecting their first child this summer.
Joel’s rep confirmed the happy news in a statement.
His rep stated, “Billy Joel and his girlfriend, Alexis Roderick, are expecting their first child this summer”.
Billy has one daughter, singer and songwriter Alexa Ray Joel, 29, from his marriage to Christie Brinkley.
The singer and Alexis have dated for five years and want to keep details of the pregnancy under wraps until the arrival of the baby.
Alexis is a former financial advisor for the investment bank Morgan Stanley and began dating Billy after the pair met at a restaurant in 2009.
An insider spilled the beans that the couple are having a baby girl, planning to call her Madison.
Billy has been married three times – to Elizabeth Weber from 1973 to 1982, model Christie Brinkley from 1985 to 1994, and Katie Lee from 2004-2010.
There were rumors last year that Billy and Alexis were engaged, but the reports were not confirmed.
The Piano Man previously addressed his decision not to release new music, which has confused his peers.
He discussed the subject with Howard Stern at The Cutting Room in New York’s Midtown in April of last year.
Billy said, “Everybody has a hard time understanding that: ‘Why don’t you write new songs?’ Elton [John] would say that to me: ‘Why don’t you make another album?’ And I used to say to him, ‘Why don’t you make less albums?'”
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