Don Henley has an enormous amount of net worth which is $250 million. His income source is his successful music career as a musician and drummer.
Apart from the music industry, he has also worked as an actor in some movies. In 2012, the singer was listed to be the fourth wealthiest drummer in the world with a $200 million fortune.
Let's know more about how he managed to amass his net worth through his career.
Earning From Albums
Don Henley accumulated his hefty amount from his more than five decades in the music industry. He started his career from his high school by forming the band "Dixieland", later it split and formed "Four Speeds" with the band released "Hurting'".
Aside from working with the band, he has released some solo albums and songs. The list of albums is "I Can't Stand Still", "Building the Perfect Beast", "All She Wants to Do Is Dance", "The End of the Innocence", "Actual Miles: Henley's Greatest Hits", and so on. He has won numerous awards like "MusiCares Person of the Year", "Rock Male Vocalist", "Grammy Award", and many more.
Founder of Band
In 1971, he formed a band "The Eagles" with musician Joe Walsh, Timothy B. Schmit, Deacon Frey, and Vince Gill. They have released five number-one singles and sic number-one albums. Their genres are rock, country rock, soft rock, and folk-rock.
The band is signed with labels "Asylum", "Geffen", "Polydor", "Lost", and "Highway". Their albums have sold a million copies and made an impressive amount. The studio albums are "Eagles", "Desperado". "One of These Nights", "The Long Run", "On the Broader", and so on.
Henley has been involved in charity organizations and has invested his wealth in social works. As being a musician, the singer likes to inspire people, so he has founded the "Recording Artists' Coalition". It helps to protect musician's rights against the common music industry. Don is a supporter of "The Race to Erase MS", "The Rhythm", and "Blues Foundation", also is a member of the "CuriosityStream Advisory Board".
Additionally, in 1990, he founded "Walden Woods Project", to help protect "Walden Woods" from development. He does fundraiser concerts with Elton John to donate to the projects. As per The Washington Post, Henley donated $680,000 as a supporter of the Democratic Party.
"Geffen Records", a record label company filed a $30 million breach of contract suit in the Superior court against Don Henley. It happened when he wanted to leave the company, but Mr. Geffen state that he still owned two studio albums and a greatest hits collection. Later, he left the venture whereas Geffen made Sony and EMI agree not to sign Henley after her left.
Aside from it, he was arrested for contributing to the delinquency of a minor in 1980. At his house, two girls of 16 and 15 years were found naked. They have highly overdosed on quaaludes and cocaine. Two of them got arrested one for prostitution and the other for the influence of drugs. Later, Henley pleaded no contest, was fined $2,500, and sentenced to two years' probation.
Owner of Lavish House
The founder of the "Eagles" band Don is living in a luxurious house in West Hollywood, California. For the house, he dropped $2.2 million which has covered 1,800 square feet.
The Spanish-style property has three bedrooms and two bathrooms, one master room, and other facilities. According to Variety, Henley is the owner of two other mansions. He has a 3.6 acre compound in Dallas with 16,000 square feet. Likewise, his other property is a 40-acre in Malibu.
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