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Billy Martin
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Martin performing with Good Charlotte in 2017
Background information
Birth name William George Martin 3rd
Born June 15, 1981 (1981-06-15) (age 40)
Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.
  • Musician
  • songwriter
  • Guitar
  • keyboards
  • piano
Years active 1992–present
Labels Epic, Daylight
Associated acts Overflow, Good Charlotte

William George Martin (born in 1981) is an American musician and songwriter. He is the rhythm guitarist and keyboardist of rock band Good Charlotte.

Early life and career

Martin started his first band, Overflow, with Steve Sievers, who later helped Martin run his clothing line, Level 27. In December 2009, Martin liquidated his clothing company Level 27, saying that it was a great outlet for his artistic whims, it had served its purpose and would not be kept going as a clothing brand. He also appeared with his band mates in the 2001 film Not Another Teen Movie and the television special iCarly iGo to Japan.

Personal life

On March 1, 2008, Martin married hairstylist Linzi Williamson, whom he had been dating for eight years. On January 26, 2009 she gave birth to their first child Dreavyn Kingslee Martin in Pasadena, California.


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Martin with Good Charlotte in 2008
  • Good Charlotte (2000)
  • The Young and the Hopeless (2002)
  • The Chronicles of Life and Death (2004)
  • Good Morning Revival (2007)
  • Cardiology (2010)
  • Youth Authority (2016)
  • Generation Rx (2018)
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