Randy Meisner Age, Net Worth, Wife, Height, Wiki, Biography

Randy Meisner

Randy Meisner Wiki/Biography

Randy Meisner is well-known to listeners of pop-rock and country music. Randy Meisner is a retired musician from the United States who can sing and write songs.

Randy Meisner was born on March 8th, 1946, and is  76 years old as of 2023.

We’re here to educate those who don’t know who he is. He co-founded the Eagles and played bass and backup vocals for the duration of his career. The well-known song “Take It to the Limit” was co-written and performed by him. Herman Meisner (1911-1995) and Emilie Meisner gave birth to Randall Herman Meisner (1911-2010) in Scottsbluff, Nebraska (1911-2010). His parents were farmers, and Carol Meisner, his older sister, passed away in 2005. According to him, his mother constantly sang in the background and his father taught violin.

He grew interested in the guitar when he was eleven years old after attending an Elvis Presley show. He started taking guitar lessons and joining neighborhood bands. At Scottsbluff High School, his teacher advised him to practice playing the bass; after giving it a try, he found that it came naturally to him.

What is the net worth of Randy Meisner?

From 1961 until his retirement in 2008, he worked professionally. He accumulated a net worth of $18 million as of 2023 throughout that time. He made all of his money performing music and writing songs. He also participated in various music tours while he was still active, which considerably raised the worth of his overall career.

Son of a violin instructor who also became a musician, Randy Meisner. He spent most of his career as a bassist and backup singer. He started the popular band Eagles, which was honored with a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction. The band’s success is largely due to him.

Quick Facts of Randy Meisner

Celebrated Name: Randy Meisner
Real Name/Full Name: Randall Herman Meisner
Gender: Male
Age: 76 years old
Birth Date: 8 March 1946
Birth Place: Scottsbluff, Nebraska, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 1.8m (5 foot 9 inch)
Weight: 79kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Jennifer Barto

(m. 1963; div. 1981)

Lana Meisner

(m. 1996; died. 2016)

Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Heather, Dana, Eric Meisner)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Profession: Retired musician, singer, songwriter
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2022: $18 million


From 1961 through 1965, Randy Meisner played bass and sang for the group The Dynamics. Together with the band The Soul Survivors, afterward known as The Poor, he relocated to California in 1966. The band put out a few singles, but it wasn’t very successful.

He joined the band Poco in 1968, and his vocals were taken out of the group’s first album, Pickin’ Up the Pieces, because he departed the group before it was released. He joined the Stone Canyon Band in 1969.

Together with Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, and Glenn Frey, he co-founded the Eagles in 1971. Each of their five main singles, Take It to the Limit, which sold more than a million copies, had a song that Randy sang or co-wrote. Certain Kind of Fool, One of These Nights, Trying, Take The Devil and Is It True were a few of the other tunes. He left the band in September of 1977.

He started a solo career after quitting the Eagles and released two albums: Randy Meisner (1978) and One More Song (1980). (1980). (1980). He performed live throughout the 1980s with his band, releasing Randy Meisner in 1982. He was present with the other Eagle members in 1998 when they were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. In 2013, he was asked to go on a global tour; however, he turned it down because of his health.


Three Grammys have been given to him. He won two prizes at the 20th Annual Grammy Awards in 1977. He was given another Grammy Award in 1975. As an Eagles member, he was admitted to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.

Family, Wife, Relationship

In 1963, he wed Jennifer Lee Barton, whom he had known since high school. Their twins Eric Shane and Heather Leigh were born in 1970, along with their firstborn Dana Scott, who was born the same year. Their marriage started to experience issues, and in 1981 they got divorced.

In 1996, he married Lana Rae, his girlfriend of 12 years. Lana passed away in 2016, and they never had children. Because the police had been called about a male suspect who was intoxicated from the couple’s home and had gone there, the death of his wife was puzzling. Ninety minutes after she had left the house, Lana unintentionally shot herself with a rifle.

Meisner has been fighting an alcohol addiction. He had to cease performing after having a small heart attack in 2004. He was identified as having bipolar disorder in 2015, and it was reported that he had thought about killing people and taking his own life. After threatening to commit suicide after the death of his wife in 2016, he was put on a psychiatric hold.

Physical Appearance (Height, Weight)

He stands 1.8 meters tall and weighs 79 kilograms.

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