Regarded by many as one of the greatest musician of all time, Joe Walsh (65 million- net worth) is a smart, intelligent and innovative guitarist who has been an active soul in the music industry for past 40 years.
Now moving on to his physical configuration, the American national of mixed ethnicity (mother having German and Scottish ancestry and father having English origin, many site has termed him as a white) is a tall man with the height of 5 feet and 10.5 inches. The handsome man with blond wavy hair has a fit body even at the age of 67. He certainly looks years younger than he did back in early 2000. That proves he has lost a substantial amount of weight. Previously, in his young days, he was a slender man.
Talking about his relationship status, the high spirited guitarist has a rich relationship history. He has been married for five times till now. He is currently in loving terms with his wife since 2008 Marjorie Bach, sister in law of Ringo Starr and sister of Basch. His ex-wives include Denise Driscoll (m. 1996-2006), Janita Boyer (m.1980-1988), Stephanie Walsh (m.1971 – 1978) and Margrie Walsh (m. 1967-1970). Joe has altogether two daughters.
Born on November 20, 1947, in Wichita Kansas, U.S., Joseph Fidler Walsh's ( Fidler being his birth father last name) mother was a classically trained pianist. His biological father died in a plane crash when he was a five years old kid.
Walsh attended New Jersey located Montclair High, where he played oboe in the school band. At this point of time, he was hoplessly inspired by the success of Beatles.
Later, he joined the local band The Nomads as a bass player replacing Bass Hoffman. During his university days at Kent State University, Walsh played for several bands including the Ohio garage band The Measles.
Now fast forwarding to 2015, we know him as a musician who has been involved in six different popular bands including the Eagles (just listen Billboard #1 Hell Freezes Over), James Gang, Branstorm, The Party Boys, Ringo Star & Hiss ALL-STAR Band and The Best. Nevertheless, he has also achieved a successful career as a solo artist and session musician.
Walsh most successful stint came after joining the famous rock band the Eagles in 1975. If you didn’t know Eagles is regarded as one of the best rock bands of all time. He earned Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998 as a member of Eagles. Again, If you didn't know he is someone who has been credited by great musicians such as Led Zeppelin, Jimmy Paige, Eric Calpton and Pete Townshed.
In his solo career, he has released twelve hit albums with solo hits such as Life's Been Good, Rocky Mountain Way, A life Of Illusion and Ordinary Average Guy.
Nevertheless, he will always be remembered for his innovative and memorable riffs ( some of the greatest riffs in rock including Meadows, Funk 49 and Rocky Mountain Way), lead player prowess, talk box and effect capabilities and mastery of several guitar departments such as rhythm, slide, acoustic, slide electric and also for his improvisations.
Interesting wiki- The American singer, composer, multi-instrumentalist, song-writer, singer and record producer is often credited along with Don Felder for their guitar solos on the tract "Hotel California". Many people label the guitar solos of the track as the best guitar solos of all time. Amazingly, Hotel California was Joesph's first album with the Eagles.
Amazingly, it's true that he ran for the President of the United States in 1980. Believe it or not, he promised to make "Life's been good the new national anthem of the county" and advertised his motto " Free Gas for Everyone". Again in 1992, he ran for vice president under the slogan "We want our money Back".
One can view his interactive official site www.joewalsh.com to know more about his professional life, his tours , online store, fan clubs and many more.
As of October, 2015, he signed a multi-million deal with Spirit Music Group.
Fans can connect Joe (93.2 k followers) on his Twitter and Instagram (4717 followers) profiles. His Twitter handle is @ Joe Walsh, and his Twitter bio is given as:
" Guitarist. Analog Man. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. HOW YA DOIN?
Joined November 2011"
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|Birth Date:||20 Nov, 1947|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Education:||Kent State University|
|Description:||American musician, songwriter, record producer, and actor|
|Net Worth 2021:||75 million|