Sharon Summerall is a former American model who is famous for being the wife of an American musician, singer, songwriter, Don Henley. Don is also one of the founding members of the band ‘Eagles’. He is a drummer and lead vocalist of the band.
Sharon Summerall was born somewhere in the United States. Concerning her age, she might be in her early 60s. Sharon has an American nationality and belongs to a Caucasian ethnical background.
Sharon Summerall’s Husband
Sharon’s husband Don Henley is an American musician, singer, and songwriter. He was born on 22nd July 1947 in Gilmer, Texas, United States. His birth name is Donald Hugh Henley. His parents are Hughlene(mother) and C. J. Henley(father). He has an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
Donald Henley completed his high school education at Linden-Kildare High School. When he was in high school, he joined the high school band. After that, he went to Stephen F. Austin State University in Texas in 1965. He also attended North Texas State University in Texas from the year 1967 to 1969.
Her Husband’s Music Career
Sharon Summerall’s husband founded the most popular American rock band, The Eagles in 1971. Don Henley was the lead vocalist and the drummer for Eagles until it broke up in 1980. In the year 1994, Don reunited the group and since then Don has been an active member of the band.
They released numerous hit songs like Witchy Woman, Best of My Love, One of These Nights, The Long Run, Get Over It, and many more. The band has sold more than 150 million albums around the world to date.
The band had five number-one singles, 17 top-40 singles, and six number-one albums. In the year 1998, they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and became the highest-selling American band in history.
In the year 1982, Don pursued his solo career. He released his first-ever solo album titled I Can’t Stand Still. He later released five studio albums, two compilation albums, and one live DVD. Henley has given several hit solo songs including “Dirty Laundry”, “The Heart of the Matter”, “The End of the Innocence”, “Sunset Grill”, “Not Enough Love in the World”, “The Last Worthless Evening”, and many more.
As a solo artist, he has sold more than 10 million albums worldwide. He has released eight top 40 singles. And has also won two Grammy Awards and as well as five MTV Video Music Awards. In the year 2008, Rolling Stone magazine ranked Henley as the 87th greatest singer of all time.
Sharon Summerall’s Career
Sharon Summerall started her modeling career in the early 1980s. Her career took a peak in the year 1985 and she later worked with the modeling agency ‘Elite’ in Chicago, from 1986 to 1987. In addition, she had also worked with ‘Eva Models’ in Paris.
Sharon could not continue her career as a model because she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis later. So, she retired from her modeling career in the year 1995.
Her Husband’s Net Worth
Sharon Summerall’s husband Don Henley has a net worth of around $200 million dollars as of 2019. Most of his wealth comes from his professional career as a musician, singer, and songwriter.
Sharon Summerall Marriage with Don Henley, Children
Sharon Summerall married her husband Don Henley on May 20, 1995. She first met Henley in the year 1993 and soon began dating. The two dated each other for two years and Don proposed to her for marriage.
The couple had a grand wedding ceremony that was held at Vista Ranch where many celebrities such as John Fogerty, Sheryl Crow, Bruce Springsteen, Jackson Browne, Tony Bennett, and more performed at the wedding reception.
Sharon and Henley share a very strong bond together. Henley said that his wife Sharon is the inspiration behind some of his main tracks such as Everything Is Different Now from his 2000 album Inside Job. From their two decades of marriage, the couple has three lovely children.
They have two daughters and a son. They welcomed their first child as a daughter on 17 December 1975 and named her Annabel Henley. The duo has one more daughter and her name is Julia Sophia Henley and a son named Will Henley. As of now, Sharon is living a blissful life with her husband and children in Dallas, Texas.