Glenn Frey

Glenn Frey was the leader and main singer of the band Eagles. He achieved considerable success and renown in the entertainment world during his career as a singer, composer, and actor.

What is the Net Worth of Glenn Frey?

Glenn Frey was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor who died in 2016 with a net worth of $120 million dollars. Glenn Frey was most known for being the Eagles’ co-lead singer. Frey also played keyboard and guitar and was a multi-instrumentalist. Glenn Frey was also a founding member of the Eagles.

Early Years

Glen Lewis Frey, who was born on November 6, 1948, in Detroit, Michigan, had an early interest in music by learning to play the piano and guitar.

He attended Dondero High School and then Oakland Community College, all while continuing to pursue his passion for music by performing in numerous bands.

Personal life

Frey had two marriages in his life. Janie Beggs was his first wife, and they were married from 1983 to 1988. After that, he married Cindy Millican in 1990 and had three children with her: Taylor, Deacon, and Otis.

The Eagles frontman Glenn Frey
The Eagles frontman Glenn Frey (Image Source: Rolling Stone)

Glenn began to suffer from rheumatoid arthritis in the year 2000. He developed colitis and pneumonia as a result of the medication he was given to treat his ailment.

Glenn died on January 18, 2016, as a result of various complications.

Age, height, and weigh

Glenn Frey was 67 years old when he died, having been born on November 6, 1948. He stood 1.75 meters tall and weighed 75 kilograms.


From 1966 to 1969, he was a member of the local band The Four of Us, which was created by Gary Burrows.

Meet All Three Of Glenn Frey's Children, Was A Father Of Two Sons And A Daughter
Glenn Frey left behind three children, Taylor, Deacon, and Otis, who are now keeping his legacy alive. Image Source: Wikimedia Commons

Bob Seger noticed him and signed him to Hideout Records.Glen also started his own band, Heavy Metal Kids, in 1967. Longbranch Pennywhistle, a combo he created with Southern in 1968, was named for him. They secured a deal with Amos Records and published their debut album in 1969, which included songs such as “Rebecca” and “Bring Back Funky Women.” Frey eventually created the Eagles with Don Henley, Meisner, and Chris Leadon after 1970.

“Lyin’ Eyes,” for example, is one of their most popular tunes. “Take It Easy,” “Already Gone,” “Peaceful Easy Feeling,” “Take It Easy,” “Already Gone,” “Already Gone,” “Already Gone,” “A “How Long,” “Heartache Tonight.” The Eagles, on the other hand, split up in 1980 before reuniting in 1994. Hell Freezes Over was the title of the record they released at the time. To promote it, they even went on a tour. Long Road Out of Eden, The Eagles’ seventh studio album, was released in 2007.

Glenn Frey (Source: wealthypersons)

Following The Eagles’ sabbatical in the 1980s, Fret went on to have a successful solo career. “The Heat Is On,” written with Harold Faltermeyer and published in 1984, is one of his most successful songs. The songs “You Belong to the City” and “Smuggler’s Blues” both charted on Billboard. He recorded and released his solo album After Hours in 2012.

He had a guest appearance on Miami Vice and starred in the films Wiseguy and South of Sunset as an actor. In the films Let’s Get Harry and Jerry Maguire, he played tiny roles.

Achievements and Awards

Six Grammy Awards and five American Music Awards have been bestowed upon the Eagles. In 1998, they were also inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name: Glenn Frey
Real Name/Full Name: Glenn Lewis Frey
Gender: Male
Age at the time of death: 67 years old
Birth Date: 6 November 1948
Date of Death: 18 January 2016
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 75 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Cindy Millican (m. 1990–2016), Janie Beggs (m. 1983–1988)
Children: Yes (Deacon Frey, Taylor Frey, Otis Frey)
Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Actor and founding member of the rock band ‘the Eagles’
Net Worth in 2021: $120 million
Last Updated: December 2021