Don Henley
Don Henley

Donald Hugh Henley, known as Don Henley, is one popular American singer, musician, songwriter, and record producer. He is also a founding member of the Eagles, and he was the co-lead vocalist and drummer in the Eagles. Henley is the only constant member of the band from the band’s formation. In the year 2018, Rolling Stone magazine ranked Henley as the 87th greatest singer of all time.

Quick Biography

Don Henley was born on 22 July 1947. Henley has a normal childhood, and he started his music career from a very young age. Henley is the only child of his parents and works hard to become successful in the music career.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Donald Hugh Henley
Age: 75 years old
Birth Date: 22 July 1947
Birth Place: Gilmer, Texas, United States
Nationality: American
Religion: N/A
Parents: C.J. Henley and Hughlene McWhorter
Spouse: Sharon Summerall (m. 1995)
Children: Three children
Height: 5 feet 10 inches
Weight: 79 kg
Profession: American musician, songwriter, singer and record producer
Net Worth in 2022: $230 Million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Don Henley is 75 years old. His height is 5 feet and 10 inches, and he weighs 79 kg. Henley’s eye color is blue, and his hair color is dark brown.

Education, School/College University

Henley used to go to Linden Kildare High School, where he used to play football. Later he joined the high school band and played the trombone in first. After leaving high school, Henley attended Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches in Texas. He also studied at North State University in Denton in Texas.

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

Henley is the son of C.J. Henley and Hughlene McWhorter. Henley was born in Gilmer but grew up in the Texas town of Linden. There is no information about whether he has any siblings or not. His nationality is American, and he belongs to white ethnicity.

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

Don Henley With Wife Sharon Summerall
Don Henley With Wife Sharon Summerall

Henley becomes involved with Loree Rodkin in the year 1974, but the couple breaks their relationship after some time. After that, Don started dating Fleetwood Mac singer Stevie Nick, but the relationship lasted for two years only.

In the early 1980s, Henley was engaged to the actress Maren Jensen and also dedicated his solo album to Jensen. In the year 1995, Henley got married to Sharon Summerall, and lots of performers attend their marriage. The couple has three children together, a boy and two girls.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): 20 May 1995
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is Don Henley Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Sharon Summerall
Kids: Three children

Professional Life and Career

While Henley was in high school, his friends asked him to join the Dixieland band. Later they formed a band named Four Speed.  They released several albums in their band. After that, they joined and played in a band named Eagles. They release their first studio album in the year 1972 that become a hit song of that time.

Henley sand lead vocals in different popular band’s songs that include Witchy Woman, Best of My Love, Desperado, The Long Run, Life in the Fast Lane, and many more. After breaking up with Eagles, Henley started his solo career and release his first solo album entitled I Can’t Stand Still. His amazing voice and sings help him to win lots of awards and nominations.

Awards & Nominations

Henley has won two Grammy Awards and a MusiCares Person of the year. In addition to this, he also won several other awards that include the MTV Music Video Award for The Boys of Summer and The End of the Innocence. In the year 2012, He was also awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Music along with Joe Walsh, Glenn Frey, and Timothy B. Schmitt. In 2015, he won the Trailblazer Award from the Americana Music Honors & Awards.

Don Henley Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2022

Don Henley Net Worth
Don Henley Net Worth

As of August 2022, The estimated net worth of Don Henley is around $230 Million, and it is said that he is one of the wealthiest drummers in the world. He gains his net worth from his singing and music career.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Henley comes in controversy in the year 1980 when a 16 years old girl was found naked in his home, and she claims that she had overdosed cocaine. And after that, a 15 years old girl was found in his home under the influence of drugs. Henley was arrested and charged for the delinquency of a minor.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

His Facebook page has around 672590 fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 7,557 followers. On Instagram account, he has around 1624 followers.

Henley is one of the most known and popular singers in America. He is the fourth wealthiest drummer in the world and enjoys a lavish and successful career. Currently, he resides in Dallas, along with his wife and three children, and lives a happy life. His amazing songs help him to increase the number of fan following throughout the world.


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