» Glenn Frey net worth

Posted On: May 21, 2014
Glenn Frey is one of the reputed American painter, actor, musician, singer and songwriter with the net worth of $70 million. Glenn Frey has piled up his net worth through his highly successful rock band The Eagles and other acting project.

Glenn Frey is one of the veteran musician, actor, songwriter and singer of America. Best credited for finding the internationally successful rock and pop band The Eagles, Frey had formed the band with partnership of Don Henley, a drummer, whom he met in 1970. The duo had initially joined to back up band for Linda Ronstadt for her summer tour and had later opted out for the commencement of their newly formed band The Eagles. The band was founded in 1971 and a year later, their self titled debut album The Eagles was launched. Frey used to play guitar as well as keyboard for the group along with accompanying Henley for the vocals. His lead vocals for the band includes hits like Take It Easy, New Kid in Town, Lyin’ Eyes, How Long and Heartache Tonight. Though the band had split in 1980, the duo reconciled in 1994 producing internationally successful albums like Hell Freezes Over, and Long Road out of Eden. Upon disbandment of the group, Frey had emerged as a solo star and was highly successful during the 80s and, had also founded a record producing company named “Mission Records” in late 90s. also credited for his acting career, he was much appreciated for his performance in Miami Vice, Wiseguy, South of Sunset, Arli$$, and others. His role in Let’s Get Harry was much admired in 1986. Endorsed to Pepsi and Penthouse sweaters, he is also partnered for Takamine Guitars production.

Born in 6 November 1948 in Michigan, Glenn Lewis Frey was raised in Royal Oak, Michigan studying keyboard under the guidance of John Harrison. Associated with various bands earlier, he was also a member of the band Subterraneans that was comprised of Doug Edwards, later substituted with Lenny Mintz, Bill Barnes, Doug Gunsch and Jeff Hodge. Starting his professional recording at the age of 19, Frey had relocated himself to L.A. in 1969, in order to stay close to his girlfriend and aspiring vocalist Joan Sliwin. His relocation to Los Angeles led his joint venture with J.D. Souther. Souther was the boyfriend of Joan’s sister Alexandra, who was fatefully Frey’s close pal from Detroit. Souther and Frey added Jackson Browne in their team and created many musical scripts together. Glenn married his longtime girlfriend Jaine Beggs in 1983. The couple was in relationship since 1978 and had exchanged their sacred vows five years post their first meeting. Their relation came to an end in 1986 citing Frey’s infidelity as the reason for the split. Two years after his separation with Beggs, Glenn was linked with former dancer Cindy. The duo had come close during 1988 while filming of Livin’ Right video. The couple was reported to be married in 1990 in a grand ceremony in Aspen. Glenn is father of three kids; a girl and two boys.

Recently included in the documentary History of the Eagles released in 2013, Glenn is one of the admired artists with the 120 million records selling credit along with 6 Grammys, 5 American Music Awards and an induction in 1998 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame through the band.