Bernie Leadon Biography

Published On Jun 13, 2017
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Bernie Leadon was in a relationship with Patti Davis, they started dating each other from 1974. His ex-girlfriend Patti Davis is an American actress who well known as the daughter of US' President Ronald Reagan and First Lady, Nancy Reagan.

The remained together for around eight years and divorced in 1982. During his affair with Nancy, Leadon wrote a song “I Wish You Pece”, which was later appeared on the Eagles album One of the Nights. Bernie is currently single and living a fancy life.

Leadon started his music career since 1967, when he first joined his psychedelic country-folk group, Hears & Flowers and he recorded an album as a band member with Capitol Records. Further, he became the founder member of the band Eagles and giving continuity to this band. Eagles filled him with name, fame, and money. 
Bernie Leadon released his own songs and he is a member of the popular band, through which he receives a good amount of salary and his current net worth is around $10 million.


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Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

July 19 , 1974

Bernie Leadon is a famous American musician and a songwriter who was born in the late 1940s in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. He was born to his parents; Dr. Bernanrd Leadon and Ann Teresa Sweeter. He moved to San Diego at his young age.

Was in relationship with Patti Davis


Bernie Leadon was in a relationship with an American actress Patti Davis from 1972. Patti was also famous as the daughter of U.S. President Ronald Reagan and First Lady, Nancy Reagan. The couple separated with divorce in 1982.

Net worth is $10 million


Bernie Leadon has released many albums and singles in his career. He received enough money from his previous works and still gets a good sum of salary from the Eagle. Leadon current net worth is around $10 million.

Joined Hears & Flowers


Bernie Leadon officially started his musical career by joining fledgling psychedelic country-folk group, Hears & Flowers in 1967. For this band, he recorded one album form Capital Records.

Joined Dillard & Clark


Bernie Leadon joined Dillard & Clark in 1968. While he was in this band he published records of highly inspiring LP, The Fantastic Expedition of Dillard & Clark, which was featured with Leadon's backing vocals and beautiful instrumental work.

Joined The Flying Burrito Brothers


Bernie Leadon left Dillard & Clark and joined a country-rock band named The Flying Burrito Brothers, he joined this band in 1969. By working with the band he recorded two albums Burrito Deluxe and The Flying Burrito Bros.

Founded Eagles


Bernie Leadon is one of the founding members of the band Eagles. He along with friend Gelen Frey, Don Henley, and Randy Meisner founded the band in 1971. The band released its debut album, Eagles in 1972.