Don Henley Biography
Don Henley (Donald Hugh Henley) is an American professional singer-songwriter, producer, and drummer popular a founding member of the Eagles before launching a successful solo career.
Don Henley Age
Henley was born on 22nd of July 1947 in Gilmer, Texas, U.S.
Don Henley Family
He was born the son to Hughlene (McWhorter) and C. J. Henley. He is born of Irish, English and Scottish ancestry. He was raised in the northeast Texas town of Linden.
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Don Henley Education
Donald was enrolled at the Linden-Kildare High School. While he played football but because of his relatively small built, his coach later suggested him to quit and later on he joined the high school band. In the year 1965, he later joined the Stephen F. Austin State University in Texas. Following that, Donald attended North Texas State University in Texas from the year 1967 to 1969.
Don Henley Wife
Before he dated Stevie Nicks, Fleetwood Mac singer First, in the 1970s, the pair later divorced. He then began dating with Bond girl Lois Chiles, actress and singer. The pair were in a relationship for three years and later separated. He later got engaged with actress Maren Jensen the later called off their engagement in 1986. He thereafter married to Sharon Summerall, a former model from Texas in 1995.
Don Henley Children
The pair have three children together, two girls and a boy. there is no much information about his children.
Don Henley Career
He began his career in 1971, by forming a band named Eagles and signed to David Geffen’s label Asylum Records. The year after in 1972, they later released their first studio album. Some of his great songs include ‘One of These Nights’, ‘Desperado’, ‘Hotel California’, ‘Witchy Woman’, ‘Best of My Love’, ‘Wasted Time’ and ‘Life in the Fast Lane’.
Donald he later began his solo career after the break of the Eagles in 1980, Donald had duette from ‘Leather and Lace’ with Stevie Nicks, which became the Top 10 Pop and Adult Contemporary hit. His first solo album named ‘I Can’t Still’ was a moderate seller.
He released his single ‘The Boys of Summer’ that got ranked 5th on the Billboard Hot 100. In 1989, he later released his next album ‘The End of the Innocence’, that brought her much fame and success. The album’s title was ranked 8th on a single. To promote Donald’s greatest hits solo album Actual Miles: His Greatest Hits, He later released the single ‘The Garden of Allah’.
He as well spent many years in the legal process with the record company named Geffen Records. In the year 1993, the company filed a case of $20 million for the breach-of-contract. The California law later enacted over 50 years ago, that the actors should be freed from the long-term studio deals.
Don Henley Net Worth
Don has an estimated net worth of $200 million dollars.
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He released his fifth solo studio album was released on September 25, 2015, by Past Masters Holdings and Capitol Records. It was his first new solo album in 15 years since 2000’s Inside Job.
Don Henley Songs
- All She Wants to Do Is Dance
- The Boys of Summer (song)
- Dirty Laundry (Don Henley song)
- The End of the Innocence (song)
- Everybody Knows (Leonard Cohen song)
- The Garden of Allah (song)
- The Heart of the Matter (song)
- Inside Out (Bryan Adams song)
- Johnny Can’t Read
- The Last Worthless Evening
- Leather and Lace (song)
- New York Minute (song)
- Not Enough Love in the World
- Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ the Boat
- Sometimes Love Just Ain’t Enough
- Sunset Grill (song)
- Taking You Home
- Walkaway Joe
- You Must Not Be Drinking Enough