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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 15: Alexis Roderick and Billy Joel attend the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 12th Annual An Enduring Vision Benefit at Cipriani Wall Street on October 15, 2013 in New York City.

The Piano Man is about to be a father again.

Billy Joel and his fourth wife, Alexis, are expecting their second child in November. The couple, who married on July 4, 2015, have a two-year-old daughter Della Rose, and Billy Joel has another daughter, Alexa Ray Joel, 31, from his marriage to Christie Brinkley.

Joel confirmed the pregnancy while being interviewed for a profile in Ireland’s Belfast Telegraph, during which the writer met a “heavily pregnant” Alexis. Of Della Rose, Joel told the publication that, “This one is pretty good. She sleeps through the night. I hope the next one will. I hang out with her and watch her little wheels spin. She’s a funny kid. She loves to laugh. I like to make her laugh.”

Joel will be playing a stadium show in Dublin on June 23.┬áNext performs on October 20 for his monthly show at New York’s Madison Square Garden and has announced a New Year’s Eve performance in Sunrise, Fla.


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