Joe Walsh Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 29 Dec, 2016
Facts of Joe Walsh
Date of Birth: 1947 , November-20
Age: 72 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Joe Walsh
Birth Name Joseph Fidler Walsh
Nick Name Joe
Father Robert Newton Filder
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Wichita, Kansas
Ethnicity White
Profession Singer
Net Worth $65 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Famous for Singer-songwriter composer multi-instrumentalist record producer
Affair with Marjorie Bach
Girlfriend Marjorie Bach
Married Yes
Married to Marjorie Bach (m. 2008) ,Denise Driscoll (m. 1999–2006) ,Juanita Boyer (m. 1980–1988) ,Stephanie Walsh (m. 1971–1978) ,Margie Walsh (m. 1967–1970)
Children 4
Divorce Yes
TV Show Criminal Minds
Albums All Night Long: Live in Dallas
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Introduction

Joseph Fidler Walsh was born on 1947 20th November in Wichita, Kansas, United States. He is an American record producer, composer, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. During his career, he has been the member of five successful rock bands named Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band, Eagles, Barnstorm, James Gang and The Party Boys.

Joseph  Walsh's father was Robert Newton Filder. His father was killed in a plane crash. He was adopted by his stepfather when he was five years old. His mother was a classically trained pianist. Joe spent his entire childhood in Columbus Ohio.

Education and career

When Joseph Walsh was twelve years old, his family moved to New York City. Then in New York, he went to Montclair High School. After high school, he attended Kent State University. In the university, he spent his time with various bands and after one term, Joseph dropped out of university to follow a career in music.

In the year 1965, The Measles band was formed by four Kent State university students, among them one band member was  Joseph Walsh. He was the member of the band from 1965 to 1967. After that, he joined the band named James Gang in 1968. In the same year, they played a concert in Detroit for the opening for Cream. In the year 1969, the band released their debut album named ‘Yer’ Album’. The bands' other two albums were released in 1970 and 1971 named ‘James Gang Rides Again’ and ‘Thirds’ respectively. in the year 1973, he interviewed that things did not work musically as he hoped and he left the band.

After leaving the band,  Joseph Walsh  moved to Colorado, where he formed a band called Barnstorm. The band had Joe Vitale as the drummer and multi-instrumentalist and Kenny Passarelli as bassist. The debut album of the Barnstorm and Walsh was released in 1972 named ‘Barnstorm’. The album was a critically success but commercially moderate success.

In the year 1975,  Joseph Walsh  was invited to join the band named Eagles. The album named ‘Hotel California’ was released in the year 1976 December, was the first album of Joseph in the band and the fifth album of the band. Their another album named ‘The Long Run’ took two years to complete and was released on 24th September 1979. The album had critically failed but was commercially hit.

Personal life

Joseph Walsh  has been married five times. His first marriage was with Margie Walsh from 1967 to 1970. His other wife includes Stefany Rhodes, Juanita Boyer, and Denise Driscoll.  Marjorie Bach is his fifth wife whom he got married in 13th December 2008.

Joseph Walsh's  daughter from his third wife is a musician named Lucy Walsh. His eldest daughter named Emma Kristen died when she was only three years old from 1971-1974. His estimated net worth is $65 million.

 

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