|Joel Madden Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||March 11, 1979|
Joel Madden is a singer from the United States. He has served as the lead vocalist of the pop punk band Good Charlotte. With his twin brother, he is also a part of the band “The Madden Brothers”. He was already a part of the short-lived band at 16 with his brother Benji and a friend.
Joel Ryan Combs
Waldorf, Maryland, United States
Los Angeles, California, U.S. and Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Joel Madden went to La Plata High School.
Musician, singer, songwriter, guitarist
- Father – Roger Paul Combs
- Mother – Robin Marie Madden
- Siblings – Benji Madden (Identical Older Twin Brother) (Musician), Sarah Madden (Younger Sister) (Singer), Josh Madden (Older Brother) (Works in the music industry)
- Others – Paul Roger Combs (Paternal Grandfather), Jessie Marie Crews/Cruse (Paternal Grandmother), Mary Ann Canter (Maternal Grandmother), Lionel Richie (Father-In-Law)
Creative Artists Agency
Pop punk, pop rock, punk rock, alternative rock
Vocals, piano, guitar, keyboards
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
75 kg or 165.5 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
Joel Madden has dated –
- Hilary Duff (2004-2006) – Joel Madden and actress Hilary Duff started dating in July 2004. Hilary was only 16 when they first started going out. The couple parted ways, after a relationship of more than 2 years, in November 2006.
- Nicole Richie (2006-Present) – Joel started going out with actress Nicole Richie in 2006 after he separated from Hilary. Nicole and Joel dated for around 3 years before getting married on December 11, 2010. They welcomed their daughter, Harlow Winter Kate Madden on January 11, 2008, and son, Sparrow James Midnight Madden on September 9, 2009.
Race / Ethnicity
He has English, along with traces of Irish, Scottish, and German ancestry.
Dark Brown (Natural)
Joel has often been spotted with hair dyed in ‘Purple’, ‘Blue’, ‘Blonde’ and various other shades.
- Body tattoos
- Often wears a hat
Joel Madden has appeared in these TV commercials –
- KFC’s “Good Times” Australian summer campaign in November 2012
- Vodafone Australia’s “The Madden’s Housewarming” party promotion in January 2013
Joel has also appeared in a YouTube commercial for Heineken’s “Legendary Serenade” Facebook app in March 2012.
Best Known For
- Being the lead vocalist for the American pop punk band Good Charlotte.
- Serving as one of the two members of the American pop rock duo, The Madden Brothers.
Joel released the self-titled debut studio album titled Good Charlotte in 2000 with his band Good Charlotte, which despite receiving favorable reviews charted at #185 on the Billboard 200.
Greetings From California, released in 2014, was the debut album of the American pop rock duo The Madden Brothers, which consists of Joel Madden and Benji Madden.
In 2001, Joel and the other Good Charlotte members made a cameo in the movie Not Another Teen Movie.
First TV Show
Joel appeared in the TV Series RTR 2000 as a guest presenter in 2001.
Joel Madden Facts
- His father, Roger Paul Combs, abandoned the family, so Joel changed his last name from ‘Combs’ to his mother’s maiden name ‘Madden’.
- Chewing toothpick is Joel’s trademark.
- Joel is younger than Benji by 5 minutes.
- Joel started the clothing line MADE with his brother, Benji in the past.
- He was formerly a shampoo technician.
- Joel is the godfather to The Game‘s son Harlem Caron Taylor.
- He is also a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.
- The name of the band Good Charlotte has been taken from the children’s book, Good Charlotte: Girls of the Good Day Orphanage, by Carol Beach York.
- Joel has made cameos in movies like Fat Albert (2004) and Material Girls (2006).
- He has provided production and songwriting assistance to the Australian band 5 Seconds of Summer.
- Joel served as a coach on The Voice Australia since the beginning of the show in 2012 to 2016.
- While young, Joel was a big fan of the baseball team Baltimore Orioles and Washington Redskins, an American football team.
- Visit the official website of The Madden Brothers @ www.themaddenbrothers.com.
- Joel is active on Instagram and Twitter.
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