Randy Owen Bio, Age, Wife, Kids, Net Worth, Daughter Death and Songs

By | May 1, 2021

Randy Owen Biography

Randy Owen ( Randy Yeuell Owen) an American country music artist who was raised with his two younger sisters in a frame farmhouse near Adamsburg, Alabama in DeKalb County, very nearby to Lookout Mountain.

Randy Owen Age

Randy was born in 13 December 1949, in Fort Payne, Alabama, the United States of America.

Randy Owen Career

Randy dropped out of high school while he was in the ninth grade, however, he went back and later graduated from Fort Payne High in 1969. After graduating from Fort Payne, he went to Jacksonville State University.

In the late 60s, Owen and his cousin, Teddy Gentry, began playing music together. They recruited another cousin, Jeff Cook, to form a band, which they named Wildcountry. Their debut public performance was at a high school talent show, which they won.

When he graduated from Jacksonville State University, the three cousins relocated into an apartment in Anniston, Alabama and by 1973, they were pursuing a full-time music career. For more than 2 decades Randy was the frontman and the lead vocalist of one of the most prolific bands in the history of music.

The band now called Alabama, signed a recording deal with RCA Records in 1980 and in May 2002, the band announced their music retirement during the Academy of Country Music Awards telecast. For the remainder of 2002 and 2003, they did shows throughout the country in their American Farewell Tour.

Randy and the Alabama Band mates received Country Music’s highest honor in November 2005, being inducted into The Country Music Hall of Fame. The Eagles, Anne Murray, and Ronnie Milsap.

Before and throughout his early music career, Randy got jobs for laying brick, painting, farming, and hanging sheetrock. He says his long-range goals are “To help my family achieve a gentle way of living and to be known as friendly to the fans and have a good reputation with fellow musicians.”

Randy Owen Net Worth

Randy net worth is estimated to be $ 50 million dollars.

Randy Owen Songs

  • Angels Among Us
  • Dixieland Delight
  • Mountain Music
  • Song of the South
  • There’s No Way
  • Feels So Right
  • I’m in a Hurry
  • Christmas In Dixie
  • The Closer You Get
  • Old Flame
  • When We Make Love
  • Love In The First Degree
  • If You’re Gonna Play in Texas
  • High Cotton
  • She and I
  • Close Enough to Perfect
  • Forty Hour Week
  • Born Country
  • Lady Down On Love
  • Can’t Keep A Good Man Down
  • Dancin’ Shaggin’ On The Boulevard
  • Why Lady Why
  • Thisltlehair the Christmas Bear
  • Forever’s As Far As I’ll Go
  • You’ve Got The Touch
  • I Need Thee Every Hour
  • Braid My Hair
  • Take Me Down
  • The Cheap Seats
  • Tennessee Christmas
  • Fire In The Night
  • My Home’s in Alabama

Randy Owen height and weight

Randy stands at a moderate height of 5 feet 12 inches (1.82 m) and has moderate weight.

Randy Owen Family

Randy was born to his father Gladstone Owen and his mother Martha Owen. He has two younger sisters and is the cousin to Teddy Gentry and Jeff Cook.

Randy Owen Wife

Randy married Kelly Owen and they have three children together (daughters Randa Rosanne Yeuell, Alison Sena Yeuell, and son Heath Yeuell). He married Kelly in 1974.

Randy Owen Daughter Death

Randy three-year-old daughter Randa Rosanne Yeuell, died in a car accident.

Randy Owen Cancer

Randy’s prostate cancer was found after a blood test during a regular checkup indicated that his prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels were elevated. “When they told me that I had cancer, it was devastating,” he admits. “My whole world stopped. Cancer is a scary thing. It is a scary, scary word when it’s said about you.”

But Randy soon learned that since his cancer was caught early, it was highly treatable. He underwent high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU), a treatment currently in clinical trials that uses high-energy sound waves to destroy cancer cells.

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