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Glenn Frey

Singer, Songwriter, Actor
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Net worth 2018: $70 Million
Industry: Singers
Residence: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Country: United States
BirthDay: 6 November 1948
Died On: January 18, 2016
Education: Dondero High School

Glenn Frey was bornon 6 November 1948 in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., American, is Singer, Songwriter, Actor. Glenn Frey was an American singer, songwriter, producer and actor. He is best remembered for forming the famous rock band, the ‘Eagles’ in the early 1970s. As the founding member of the band, he played the guitar, piano and keyboards. He was also one of the primary vocalists and sang songs like ‘Take It Easy’, ‘Tequila Sunrise’, ‘New Kid in Town’, and some other hits of Eagles. Even as a small child, he showed a keen interest in music and took lessons on piano and guitar. Gradually, he entered the Detroit rock scene and formed bands like ‘Subterraneans’, ‘Mushrooms’ and ‘Heavy Metal Kids’ over the years. In 1970, he finally formed the rock band ‘Eagles’ with Don Henley, Randy Meisner, and Bernie Leadon. The group became one of the world's best-selling rock bands. After a decade of success, the group disbanded in 1980 before reuniting again in 1994. Meanwhile, Frey had a successful solo singing career and also dabbled in television and film acting. After an extensive brave battle with rheumatoid arthritis, colitis and pneumonia, he passed away in January 2016.


$70 Million


On January 18, 2016, at the age of 67, he passed away in New York City while recovering from a gastrointestinal tract surgery


An associated two-year world tour on ‘History of The Eagles’ was concluded in July 2015


In 2013, the ‘History of The Eagles’ documentary, directed by Alison Ellwood and co-produced by Alex Gibney, was shown on Showtime


In May 2012, he released ‘After Hours’, his first solo album in 20 years


The next Eagles' album ‘Long Road out of Eden’ was released in 2007, and Frey took part in the ‘Long Road out of Eden’ Tour from 2008–2011


Since 2000, he was suffering from rheumatoid arthritis


His next film was Cameron Crowe's ‘Jerry Maguire’ (1996) in which he plays the thrifty general manager of the Arizona Cardinals football team


In 1994, at Eagles’ first live concert after reuniting, he told the crowd, “For the record, we never broke up


In the late 1990s, Frey founded ‘Mission Records’ along with attorney Peter Lopez


His first film, ‘Let's Get Harry’ (1986) was about a group of plumbers who visit Colombia to set a friend free from a drug lord


In 1985, his songs ‘You Belong to the City’ and ‘Smuggler's Blues’ from the soundtrack of ‘Miami Vice’ topped the U


In 1984, he recorded the international hit, ‘The Heat Is On’, in collaboration with Harold Faltermeyer


Glenn Frey was married to Janie Beggs from 1983 to 1988


After a decade-long success, The Eagles disbanded around 1980 and Frey launched his solo singing career


In 1970, Frey befriended drummer, Don Henley, a fellow artist at Amos Records, and together they formed a backup band for Linda Ronstadt’s then upcoming tour


In 1968, he sang and played the acoustic guitar on Seger's hit single, “Ramblin' Gamblin’ Man”


In late 1967, he formed a band called ‘Heavy Metal Kids’ with Steve Burrows, Jeff Alborell, Paul Kelcourse and Lance Dickerson


In 1966, he formed the ‘Mushrooms’ with Jeff Burrows, Bill Barnes, Doug Gunch and Larry Mintz


In the mid-1960s, he entered the Detroit rock scene


Glenn Frey was born on November 6, 1948 in Detroit, Michigan, and spent his childhood in Royal Oak

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