Quick Facts of

  • First NameDon Henley
  • Net Worth$ 210 million
  • CareerProducer, Singer

Don Henley is an American singer, lyricist, and producer best known as the founding member of the band Eagles. He was the co-vocalist and the drummer of the band from 1971 until the band’s breakup in 1980.

The three-time Grammy Awards-winning singer is best known for singing hits like Hotel California, Best of My Love, Life in the Fast Lane, One of These Nights, and Get Over It, to name a few.

What is Don Henley’s Net Worth?

The MTV Music Video Awards-winning musician has an estimated net worth of $210 million dollars which he accumulated entirely from his musical career which began in 1970.

His solo albums Building the Perfect Beast(1984), The End of the Innocence(1989), and Inside Job (2000) had an estimated earnings of $3.06 million, $6.3 million, and $1.05 million, respectively.

Houses and Cars

The Eagles founder resides in Dallas, Texas where he owns a 16,000 sq ft home which has an estimated value of $11.8 million.

In 2018 Don purchased a 1,800 sq ft house in West Hollywood, California for $2.212 million.


Henley rides a BMW 8 Series which has an estimated market value of $108,900.

Donations and Fines

Don is a supporter of the Democratic Party and has donated over $680,000 to political candidates since 1978.

Henley was arrested from his home on 21st November 1980 when he was found with two minor girls in possession of cocaine. He was fined $2,500 and put on a two-year probation.

Don Henley’s Musical Career and Eagles

Prior to founding Eagles, Don Henley and Glenn Frey where touring members of Linda Ronstadt‘s backup band. During the tour, the duo decides to start their own band, and Eagles were formed in 197 along with Randy Meisner and Bernie Leadon.

The Trailblazer Award-winning musician served as Eagles drummer from 1971-1980 and 1994-present. As of 2020, the band has released 7 studio albums, 10 compilation albums, 2 live albums, and 30 singles.

Don Henley is best known for singing songs like Hotel California, Desperado, Best of My Love, Witchy Women, and many others.

Don Henley’s Short Bio

He was born as Donald Hugh Henley on 22nd July 1947 in Gilmer, Texas in the United States to Hughlene Henley and C. J. Henley.

Don studied at the Linden-Kildare High School and later attended Stephen F. Austin State University. He briefly attended North Texas State University.

The 72-years-old musician is married to Sharon Summerall since 1995. Together they have three children; a son and two daughters. Don lives in Dallas Texas along with his wife and his kids.

He has been in relationships with Loree Rodkin, Lois Chiles, Cathy Lee Crosby, Stevie Nicks, Maren Jensen, and Patty Smith to name some.

Earnings from Sale of Records

  • Eagles(1972) – $1.06 million
  • Desperado(1973) – $2 million
  • On the Border(1974) – $2.06 million
  • One of These Nights(1975) – $4.4 million
  • Hotel California(1976) – $22 million
  • The Long Run(1979) – $7.61 million
  • I Can’t Stand Still(1982) – $500,000
  • Hell Freezes Over(1994) – $11.4 million
  • Long Road Out of Eden(2007) – $8.5 million