Frey an American singer, songwriter, actor and is best known as a founding member of the rock band the Eagles. The Eagles are perhaps the definitive classic ‘yacht’ rock band, with smooth harmonies and easy melodies. Frey was the co-lead singer and frontman for the Eagles elevating him to a hugely influential position to mainstream rock music. The distinct vocal harmony he had with his co lead Don Henley, with whom he wrote most of the Eagles' material, became the definitive eagles sound. Frey played guitar and keyboards as well as singing lead vocals on songs such as "Take It Easy", "Peaceful Easy Feeling", "Tequila Sunrise", "Already Gone", "James Dean", "Lyin' Eyes", "New Kid in Town", and "Heartache Tonight".
After the breakup of the Eagles in 1980 Frey embarked on a successful solo career. He released his debut album, No Fun Aloud, in 1982 and recorded the Top 40 hits "The One You Love", "Smuggler's Blues", "Sexy Girl", "The Heat Is On", "You Belong to the City", "True Love", "Soul Searchin'" and "Livin' Right".
With the Eagles, Frey won six Grammy Awards, and five American Music Awards. The Eagles were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998, the very first year they were nominated. Altogether Frey has had a key role in 24 Top 40 singles on the Billboard Hot 100.
Glenn Frey died on January 18, 2016 at the age of 67 due to complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis, and pneumonia. He was married twice and had three children. At the time of his death Glenn Frey had a net worth of $120 Million.