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Billy Joel Marries Alexis Roderick in Surprise 4th of July Wedding Ceremony

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Billy Joel and Alexis Roderick tie the knot at a surprise wedding on July 4, 2015 at their estate in Long Island.

Billy Joel is a married man. The singer wed Alexis Roderick in an intimate ceremony on Saturday, July 4, at his estate in Long Island, N.Y.

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The couple -- who have been together since 2009 and are expecting their first child together, a baby girl, this summer -- "surprised guests at their annual July 4th party,” Joel’s spokeswoman told People.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who is a longtime friend of Joel’s, presided over the ceremony. Wedding guests included Joel’s daughter, Alexa Ray, and actor Kevin James.

Roderick is a former Morgan Stanley executive. In 2010, the New York Daily News reported that the couple met at a restaurant, and that they were friends before they began dating.

Joel was previously married to Elizabeth Webber, Christie Brinkley and Katie Lee.

He recently broke the record for solo performances at New York City’s Madison Square Garden when he performed at the famed venue for the 65th time. He is still on tour, with the next date on his itinerary being July 16 at Fenway Park in Boston -- which leaves him plenty of time for a honeymoon with his new wife.



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