Alexa Ray Joel: Stepping Out of the Shadows

When your dad is the Piano Man and your mom is drop dead gorgeous, it must be hard to make your own mark.

But the young and talented Alexa Ray Joel is doing just that, as she debuts her new album, “Sketches.”

“Extra” sat down with the inspiring 21-year-old starlet, who opened up about her mom, Christie Brinkley’s, painful divorce and how she’s coping.

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And for the latest of Alexa’s performances and an inside glimpse at her “Uptown Girl” life, check out her page.