Glenn Frey was the lead singer and the frontman of the band Eagles. His career as a musician, songwriter and actor saw him earing great success and fame in the entertainment industry. Here is a quick summary of Glenn Frey’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Glen Lewis Frey, born on November 6, 1948, in Michigan, Detroit, showed a passion for music from an early age when he learned to play the piano as well as the guitar.
He went to Dondero High School and then attended Oakland Community College, all the while keeping his passion for music alive by playing in various bands.
Frey was married twice in his life. His first marriage to Janie Beggs lasted between 1983 and 1988. After this, he went on to marry Cindy Millican in 1990 with whom he had three children, Taylor, Deacon and Otis.
From the year 2000, Glenn found himself suffering from rheumatoid arthritis. The medication he took for remedying his condition led to colitis and pneumonia.
As a result of multiple complications, Glenn died January 18, 2016.
From 1966, he joined the band The Four of Us which was a local band founded by Gary Burrows.
He was discovered by Bob Seger who signed him to Hideout Records.
In 1967, Glen also formed his own band called Heavy Metal Kids.
In 1968, he formed a duo with Souther which was called Longbranch Pennywhistle. They signed a contract with Amos Records and released their album in 1969, containing songs like “Rebecca”, and “Bring Back Funky Women”.
Post-1970, Frey eventually formed the band Eagles with the likes of Don Henley, Meisner and Leadon.
Their hit songs include: “Lyin’ Eyes”, “Take It Easy”, “Already Gone”, “Peaceful Easy Feeling”, “Heartache Tonight”, “How Long”.
The Eagles, however, broke up in 1980 only to be reunited in 1994. The album they released at this time was called Hell Freezes Over. They even went on a tour to promote it.
In 2007, The Eagles released another album, Long Road Out of Eden.
After The Eagles went on hiatus in the 1980’s Fret embarked on a successful career as a solo artist. “The Heat Is On” is one of his most popular songs, released in 1984, created with Harold Faltermeyer.
Both “You Belong to the City” and “Smuggler’s Blues” hit the Billboard Charts.
In 2012 he created and released his solo album After Hours.
As an actor, he made a guest appearance on Miami Vice and starred in Wiseguy and South of Sunset.
He had minor roles in the movies, Let’s Get Harry and Jerry Maguire.
Awards and Achievements
The Eagles are the recipients of six Grammy Awards and five American Music Awards. They also found themselves inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.
Net Worth of Glenn Frey
Glenn Frey’s net worth to be around $90 million. Glenn’s enormous wealth comes from his career as a musician, and his high profile endorsement deals with the like of Covergirl. He also made wise investments especially in real estate and excellent stock market choices.
Glenn Frey is one of the most recognisable names in rock and roll history. He not only contributed his voice to the band’s songs but also his skills with the guitar and the keyboard. He had a successful career with his band as well as a solo artist when he released his own songs like “Peaceful Easy Feeling”, “Tequila Sunrise”, “Already Gone”. He was an incredible musician and an entertainer. His death in 2016 was mourned by millions all over the world, and his band even performed a concert to honour his memory.