Here's How Much The Eagles' Glenn Frey Was Worth When He Died

"Love Will Keep Us Alive." Life in The Fast Lane." "Desperado." "Hotel California." The Eagles are one of the most famous bands that ever existed, to a point where you could probably fill an entire article just listing their finest songs. While everything about them might not have been all that rock 'n' roll — Kenny Rogers played a part in their formation, for crying out loud — they have a rightful place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and their magnificent talent of shaping America's dark underbelly into glorious tunes is arguably only matched by the likes of Bruce Springsteen

Guitarist-singer-songwriter Glenn Frey was always an essential piece of the Eagles puzzle, and whenever he wasn't out Eagles-ing, his solo career was also a force to be reckoned with. He was the kind of guy to get his own "essential songs" article written by the Rolling Stone, is what we're saying. Unfortunately, Frey is not with us anymore, but it's fairly easy to assume that his decades of hit-making made him a pretty wealthy man. Today, we'll take a look at how much the Eagles' Glenn Frey was worth when he died.

Glenn Frey's finances had that 'Peaceful Easy Feeling'

In the celebrity-unfriendly year 2016, Glenn Frey left the mortal plane at the age of 67.  As Jon Blistein of Rolling Stone notes, the musician succumbed to complications from rheumatoid arthritis, a bowel condition called acute ulcerative colitis, and pneumonia. That's ... a pretty depressing scenario, actually. Still, at least the man rocked plenty when he was alive, and was extremely well compensated for said rocking. 

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Frey was worth an extremely respectable $120 million when he died. A large chunk of this obviously comes from his times with the Eagles, but we feel that his solo career must also be mentioned. After all, the man is responsible for gems such as "The Heat Is On" from the Beverly Hills Cop soundtrack, as well as Miami Vice gems "You Belong to the City" and "Smuggler's Blues." Oh, and did we mention he also guest-starred in the show? Yeah, a hefty bank account and a spot in one of the biggest bands ever is nice and all, but for a short period, Glenn Frey was the 1980s. If that's not a legacy worth remembering, what is?