LOS ANGELES, CA. (THECOUNT) — The Billy Idol became a United States citizen Wednesday in Los Angeles.
The rocker, 62, held an American flag as he took his Naturalization Oath of Allegiance.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services tweeted out a several images of the 62-year-old rock star on Friday in honor of the celebratory event.
“It’s a nice day for a naturalization ceremony. Congratulations Billy Idol on becoming a #newUScitizen today in Los Angeles, CA,” the organization said in the tweet. source
Idol was born in England and moved to New York City in 1981 after beginning his music career in the mid-1970s.
His most commercially successful songs include “Rebel Yell,” “White Wedding,” “Mony Mony,” “Dancing with Myself” and “Eyes Without a Face.”