Randy Owen Biography
Randy Owen is a country music singer, songwriter, composer, and guitarist from the United States. He is most recognized for being the lead singer of the Alabama country-rock band. In the 1980s and 1990s, the band was immensely successful and popular in country music. He is also a solo musician, having published his first album, “One on One,” in 2008 and his second, “Friends,” in 2011.
Owen was a ninth-grader when he dropped out of high school. He returned to school, though, and graduated from Fort Payne High School in 1969. He started playing music with his cousins Teddy Gentry and Jeff Cook in a band called Wildcountry when he was in high school. They won their first talent show when they performed at a high school.
The group become professional musicians in 1973 and started performing at bars throughout the south. He has also hosted Country Gold which is a Saturday night request program. Additionally, Randy has also been very active in charity work and helping disadvantaged children. In addition, he has donated a lot of money to various charities and humanitarian acts.
Moreover, Alabama has received several awards such as Grammy Awards, Academy of Country Music Awards, American Music Awards, and Country Music Association Awards. They also received the Bob Hope Humanitarian Award for their good charity works by conducting the Annual Alabama June Jam.
Additionally, Owen has written a book together with Allen Rucker titled ”Born Country: How Faith, Family, and Music Brought Me Home”. While pursuing his music career, he joined Jacksonville State University and graduated with an English degree.
Randy Owen Age
How old is Randy Owen? Owen is 72 years old as of 2021. He was born Randy Yeuell Owen on December 13, 1949, in Fort Payne, Alabama, the United States of America. In addition, Owen celebrates his birthday on December 13th every year.
Randy Owen Height | Weight
Owen stands at an approximate height of 6’0″ (1.82m) and weighs 85 kg.
Randy Owen Family
Owen was raised on a farm near Fort Payne, Alabama, and is of Caucasian ethnicity and Native American nationality. Additionally, his mother is named Martha Owen, and his father is named Gladstone Owen, a farmer. Randy has no siblings and is the only child of Gladstone Owen and Martha Owen.
Randy Owen Wife | Children
Owen got married to his wife Kelly Owen in 1975. The couple got married when Owen was 25 years old and his wife was 17 years old. In addition, they have been blessed with three children; two daughters Alison Sena Yeuell and Randa Rosanne Yeuell, and a son Heath Yeuell.
Randy Owen Net Worth | Salary
Owen has an estimated net worth of $60 million. His income is mainly attributed to his career as a country music artist, songwriter, composer, and guitarist. In addition, his annual salary is estimated to be $2 million.