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Randy Owen

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Date of Birth: 1949 , December-13
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Randy Owen
Birth Name Randy Yeuell Owen
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Fort Payne, Alabama
Ethnicity British and Native American
Profession Musical Artist
Working For Alabama
Net Worth $50 million
Famous for Singer, songwriter
Married Yes
Married to Kelly Owen (m. 1975)
Children 3
Divorce N/A
Education Fort Payne
Music Group Alabama
Books Born Country: My Life in Alabama - How Faith, Family, and Music Brought Me Home
Albums Southern Drawl

Quick Timeline of Randy Owen

1949 Born in Fort Payne, Alabama, United States
1969 Graduated from Fort Payne High
1974 Married to Kelly
1980 Signed contract with RCA Records
1973 Began his Career
2002 Announced Band retirement
1989 Established Country Cares for St Jude Kids

Detail Timeline of Randy Owen

December 13 , 1949

Born in Fort Payne, Alabama, United States

Randy Owen was born on December 13, 1949 in Fort Payne, Alabama, the United States and grew up there. He belongs to the Christian family. He is of Native American descent. He has a height of 5.11 ft.

1969

Graduated from Fort Payne High

He graduated from Fort Payne High  in 1969. Previously, he dropped out from high school when he was in grade nine. Later on, he come back and completed his graduation. He also earned degree from Jacksonville State University.

1974

Married to Kelly

Owen is a married man, he married Kelly in 1974 when he was 25 years old and she was 17. They are still together and very happy of being each other's loving spouse.

1980

Signed contract with RCA Records

The band Alabama signed a recording contract with RCA Records and that was in 1980. After that, they reached country superstardom. Band Alabama is the most successful group in the history of country music and Randy is lead singer of it.

1973

Began his Career

He began his professional career with the band "Wildcountry" with his two cousins and drummer Bennett Vartanian and in 1972. But in 1973, the group decided to become professional musicians and began performing at bars throughout the south.

2002

Announced Band retirement

The band announced their retirement in May 2002. That they announced at the event of  Academy of Country Music Awards. They performed throughout the country in their American Farewell Tour in the whole year of 2002 and 2003.

1989

Established Country Cares for St Jude Kids

He involves in several charity programs for cancer patients. He established "Country Cares for St. Jude Kids", the annual radiothon that raises money for cancer research since 1989. He has been honored with the Michael F. Tamer Award by St. Jude's for his continued support.

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Randy Yeuell Owen is an American country music artist popular for being the lead singer of the country rock band Alabama which is the most successful group in the history of country music.

He was born on December 13, 1949, in Fort Payne, Alabama, United States and grew up there. He belongs to the Christian family. He is of the English and Native American descent. 

Yeuell Owen got married to Kelly in 1975. They got married when Randy was 25 years old and his girlfriend was 17. They turned to husband and wife in 1975 but are still going strong in their marital relationship.

The couple is living a happy married life together, and its been 40 years of their married life. And there is no any information about his extramarital affairs and girlfriends. The couple is also far from any divorce rumors. 

In their 40 years of marriage, the couple has been parents three times. They gave birth to Alison Sena Yeuell, Randa Rosanne Yeuell, and Heath Yeuell as their children.

Owen graduated from the Fort Payne High School in 1969. In the late 1960s, he and his cousins Teddy Gentry and Jeff Cook formed a band, Wildcountry. Their first public performance was at a high school talent show and they won the show.

Later they changed their brand name and started calling themselves Alabama. They have had more than 20 gold and platinum records with many #1 singles and have sold more than 75 million records.

Randy Owen earns a huge amount of salary and his current net worth is around $50 million. With all that money, the music artist is also giving back a lot to his country and birthplace.