August 5, 2004
November 15, 2014
Claim to fame:
Trinidad born and raised mostly in Great Britain. Billy Ocean enjoyed minor celebrity in European stages and nightclubs in the 1970s before achieving international stardom in 1984 with his smash hit Caribbean Queen over the next 5 years Billy Ocean topped the US and international charts with hits Suddenly Loverboy There'll be sad songs, When the going gets tough and Get outta my dreams...
Where are they now?
Billy returned to his native Trinidad in 2002 and has earned notable respect and adulation from schools of fine and performing arts, being awarded an Honorary Doctorate Degree from the University of Westminster.
Now a graying, bearded, dreadlocked elder in his 50s. Billy enjoys gardening, playing pan, and occasional touring in Europe.