Don Felder
Don Felder

Don Felder is a famous American songwriter and musician, and he is renowned for his work in the group Eagles as lead guitarist. He worked with Eagles from the year 1974 to 2001. He has won several awards with his group and has also written an autobiography.

Quick Biography

He was born on 21st September in the year 1947 in Gainesville in Florida. He has been raised in the Baptist family. He got passionate about music when he started watching Elvis Presley. When he was ten years old, he got his first guitar, which he got from a friend in return for cherry bombs and five dimes. He was a self-taught musician who was influenced by rock and roll music.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Don Felder
Age: 74 years old
Birth Date: 21 September 1947
Birth Place: Gainesville, Florida, United States
Nationality: American
Religion: N/A
Parents: Charles Nolan Felder and Doris Rebecca Felder
Spouse: Susan Felder (m. 1971–2000)
Children: Leah Felder
Height: 5 feet 10 inches
Weight: 80 kg
Profession: Musician and songwriter
Net Worth in August 2022: $65 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

He is 74 years old. His height is 5 feet 10 inches and weight 80 kg. Nothing else is known about his body measurements.

Education, School/College University

Nothing much information is available about his education, but he used to study music theory when he started working at a music school. Till then, he used to learn guitar by listening to tape recordings because he couldn’t accord the music lessons.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

He is the son of Charles Nolan Felder and Doris Rebecca Felder. He belongs to a Baptist family. He doesn’t express his views or opinions about politics. There isn’t any info about his siblings. His father used to work as a garage mechanic, and Don had seen poverty.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

He met Susan when he was a struggling musician. Both of them got married and had four children named Leah Jenner. In the year 2007, he got engaged with Kathrin Nicholson. Both of them have a son together. In the year 2000, he had given divorce to his first wife, Susan. He doesn’t like to open up about his private life.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Divorced
When did he get married? (married date): 23 April 1971
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Susan Felder (m. 1971–2000)
Kids: Leah Felder

Professional Life and Career

Felder joined his 1st band, Continentals, when he was just fifteen years old. He met Bernie Leadon, who is one of the founding members of the Eagles band. Leadon and Felder both used to go to Gainesville High school. In the year 1970, he went to play guitar with band Flow. In the year 1973, he went to Los Angeles when he started working as a guitarist for David Blue.

In the year 1974, he appeared in the album titled the great pretender. In the year 1974, he got a call from Eagles, and that was the time he added slide guitar in two of their songs. He joined the band after that and gave many hits. After 1980, he wanted to focus on his family, and that’s why he went on a solo career. He released his first album titled Airborne in the year 1983.

Awards & Nominations

There are no specific awards won by Don Felder as he used to play with Eagles. He has got a contribution to the awards won by the Eagles band till he worked in it. He is a fantastic guitarist due to which he made a lot of people fall for him.

Don Felder Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2022

Don Felder Net Worth
Don Felder Net Worth

As of August 2022, The net worth of Don Felder is around $65 million, which he has earned with his music and record productions. He started his band when he was in high school, and he got famous when he was quite young. So, this helped hymn earning money at a quite young age.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no rumors and controversies about Don Felder other than that he was stuck into a lawsuit for his band Eagles. In the year 2001, he got fired from the band, Eagles. Other than this, there are no controversies about him.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

His Facebook page has around 142K fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 19.1K followers. On Instagram account, he has about 25.5K followers.

Don Felder had seen poverty during his childhood life due to which he decided to work hard to become successful. Till now, he makes use of money in an appropriate way because he doesn’t like to waste it. Felder has been secretive about his personal life and hasn’t revealed much about his relationships and family. He was a skinny guy during school and went broken when he tried playing football. Later on, he developed an interest in music and learnt some of it on his own without any guidance. With hard work and dedication, he became what he is today.


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