Randy Owen is a famous singer, songwriter, guitarist, and composer known as the lead singer of the band Alabama.
Early Life, Bio, and Education Of Randy Owen
Randy Owen was born with her name Randy Yeuell Owen on December 13, 1949, in Fort Payne, Alabama, USA. He was born to his father, Gladstone Owen, a farmer, and mother, Martha Owen, a homemaker.
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His mother died because of cancer; therefore, he took good care of his family.
Randy joined Jacksonville State University for his education, earning his degree, and later moving towards Anniston, Alabama, for his further career and educational phase.
He started his recording and also became part of the Academy of Country Music at that very time. This was the time in the year 1999; later was left out in May 2002. Randy also worked for Compass Media Network. However, it was only for one year of time duration. Randy also got involved in the band and started singing as a vocalist.
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The Story Behind “Dixieland Delight” by Alabama “Dixieland Delight” is a song written by Ronnie Rogers. The American country music band Alabama recorded the track. Released in January 1983, it was the opening single from the album The Closer You Get. On Billboard magazine’s Hot Country Singles chart, “Dixieland Delight” became Alabama’s ninth chart-topper. Ronnie Rogers, the Songwriter, also wrote hits with Ed Bruce, Dave Dudley, Tanya Tucker and others. When he was driving down Highway 11W, a Tennessee road in Rutledge, Tennessee, the idea came to him. Its first line: “Rollin’ down a backwoods, Tennessee by way; one arm on the wheel”, made Ronnie create a sweet image. While one hand is on the wheel, the other is wrapped around his girlfriend. After a long, hard work week, the character is imagining a fun and relaxing weekend with her. Mr. Rogers said all these to country music journalist Tom Roland.
Randy's genres are mostly Country, Southern Rock, and Bluegrass. His official identity as a singer and songwriter started in 1972, along with his beloved instruments of Vocals and guitar instruments. Randy's labels are mostly RCA Nashville and Broken Bow, and by getting involved within Alabama, he increased his fame among the people.
Many assume Randy is in politics, but there is no official news that he is involved in the political sector. There is no information about his political career available in the public domain.
Net Worth and Salary
Randy Owen has a net worth of around $50 million which he has collected from his music career, similar to Robert Rodriguez.
The 73 years old Randy Owen has been in a longtime marital relationship with Kelly Owen. They shared the wedding vows when Randy was 25 and Kelly was 17.
They have already celebrated four years of togetherness and still going very strong. Together the couple is the parents of three children: Alison Sena Yeuell, Randa Rosanne Yeuell, and Heath Yeuell.
Once there was a huge rumor about him suffering from Parkinson’s for several years, which Alabama’s Jeff cook said.
Age, Body Measurements, and Other Facts
- Age: As of now, Randy Owen is 73 years old.
- Birth Sign: Sagittarius
- Height: He is 5 feet 11 inches (1.80m) tall.
- Weight: He weighs 85 kg.
- He follows Christianity.
- He is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.
- He has salt and pepper color hair while his eyes are dark brown.
- He is an active user of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, with many followers.
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by sanjeet, 17 Apr, 2016