There are so many music artists who have achieved immense success through their music and through that success they have helped many people by contributing their earned money to charity. Among them, Randy Owen is one down to earth and kind hearted country boy.
The American music artist, Randy is able to win the heart of millions of people with his songs. Along with that, he is also giving back tremendous help to the society. Let's explore this great guy's career and awards. Also, know about his net worth. Let's begin.
Lead singer of the country-rock band Alabama, Randy was born and raised on the farm near Fort Payne, Alabama. Although he came from a small village, his dreams were much bigger.
He was interested in music from his childhood days. Following his passion, he started playing music with his cousins and eventually formed a band named Wildcountry. Their band's very first public performance at the high school talent show was a very successful one as they became the winner of the competition. An amazing achievement to boost yourself.
Randy Owen, the country pop singer
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His passion for music was put on a hold as he took a break to pursue his education. Focusing on his education he then graduated from the Jacksonville Sate University.
Whereas his cousins chose the full-time music career. Later their band was named Alabama. Soon the talented boys' works were appreciated and as a fruitful result, they got signed by the famous RCA records.
Eventually, Randy's band made a new revolution to the country music through their beautifully designed music. The band became so famous among the youngsters and lots of youngsters were pulled towards the country style music.
Randy, the lead singer from Alabama
In 2002 Alabama earned 21 gold, platinum, and multi-platinum albums and along with that their 42 singles made it to the top charts. Their total songs and album were sold a collective 75 million records.
In 2003 after 30 years on stage Alabama made their final curtain call, but their song remains in our heart even when their touring days are over.
His band Alabama was named the Academy of Country Music's Artist of the Decade in 1989 and also the Recording Industry Association of America's Country Group of the Century in 1999.
In 2005, the band was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. In 2007, Owen became the judge on the Season 5 of the talent show Nashville Star.
Alabama became a very successful band and it started to make a lot of money. They started to give away a certain amount of their musical events to the charity and school organizations.
Their constant donations in the social work have won them several awards like Bob Hope Humanitarian Award, Country Radio Broadcasters' Humanitarian Award, and the Minnie Pearl Humanitarian Award.
Country music artist, Randy Owen
In the same way, Alabama was also awarded the B.M.I President's Trophy for Public Service and Spirit of Alabama medal awarded by Governor Bob Riley.
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Owen is the individual supporter of the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital where he conducted "Country Cares for St. Jude Kids", the annual radiothon. Since its beginning in 1989 the country care has been successful to raise $345 million. He then was awarded Michael F. Tamer by the hospital.
Randy's net worth is said to have reached 50$ million and undoubtedly all the credit goes to his continuous hard work and dedication throughout his life.
Even though he constantly serves the needy ones in the society he doesn't publicize his works. He is also not much available in the social media as he likes to keep things simple.
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Owen is somebody to look upon and learn lessons from. Life is sure to fight for your dreams but life will be meaningful while you take some of your time to fight for others as well.
Hats off to Randy Owen!!!