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Sharon Summerall: Biography, Early Life, Education career, personal life and Husband

the wife of musician Don Henley

By zulmai khanPublished 2 months ago 3 min read
Sharon Summerall: Biography, Early Life, Education career, personal life and Husband
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Sharon Summerall is an American model who is best known for being the wife of musician Don Henley. Don is the drummer and lead singer of the famous rock band Eagles. These two have been together since 1995, and their relationship is still as strong as the day they first said their vows.

While Henley was in several other failed relationships with other women, Sharon was to become the love of his life. After being together for over two decades, the couple is enjoying a wonderful life in Dallas. Let's now find out a little more about Sharon, shall we?


Very little is known about Sharona due to the fact that she became famous for her relationship with drummer Eagle. Therefore, we are also left with no idea about her date of birth. However, the lovely Sharon was born in Texas and spent a significant amount of time in Dallas.

Now looking more at her family background, she belongs to Caucasian ethnicity and holds American citizenship. There have been reports that Summerall has completed her higher education, but very little information is available on the matter.


Sharon had a passion for fashion and modeling from a very young age. She has been able to establish herself as one of the most famous faces in the fashion world. Summerall began her modeling career in the early 80s, and she began to rise in fame since 1985. She was then signed by agencies such as Elite and Eva Models.

Throughout her career, Sharon has appeared on the covers of some of the most famous magazines many times. However, after its successful completion, Summerall officially retired from modeling in 1995. Despite leaving the industry, Sharon is considered one of the most talented names in the industry.


Sharon first met Don in 1994 and they immediately clicked. They soon started dating and after the first 4 months, Don proposed to her and they were officially engaged. Then, almost 11 months later, they got married. The ceremony was a little intimate and in the presence of some of the biggest names in music such as Billy Joel, Sheryl Crow, Bruce Springsteen, Sting, etc.

They have been together for almost 25 years and it has been a great time for the couple. Don later admitted that Sharon was the best thing that ever happened to him. The lovely couple has three children - Annabelle, Julia and Will. They all live in Dallas, Texas and enjoy a wonderful life.


Donald Hugh Henley was born 22 years old. nd July 1947 in Gilmer, Texas, USA. He is an American producer, drummer, singer, and also a songwriter. He is best known as one of the founders of the American rock band Eagles. His mother is Hulyn and his father is C. J. Henley. Donald grew up in Texas. He is American by nationality and is of white descent.

Donald Henley attended Linden-Kildare High School. He initially played football in high school, but due to his relatively short stature, the coach advised him to quit, and he later joined the school band. In 1965, he entered Stephen F. Austin State University in Texas. Donald then attended North Texas State University in Texas from 1967 to 1969.

In 1971, Donald Henley formed a group called the Eagles and signed a contract with David Geffens' Asylum Records. The following year, 1972, they released their first studio album. Some of his great songs include One of These Nights, Desperado, Hotel California, Witchy Woman, Best of My Love, Wasted Time and Life in the Fast Lane.

After the Eagles split in 1980, Donald Henley began a solo career. He had a duet on "Leather and Lace" with Stevie Nicks that became a top ten pop and adult contemporary hit. His first solo album, I Cant Still, had moderate sales.

His single The Boys of Summer peaked at number 5 on the Billboard Hot 100. In 1989, he released his next album, The End of the Innocence, which was much more successful. The album's title track peaked at number eight as a single.

Donald Henley spent many years in a lawsuit with the record company Geffen Records. In 1993, the company filed a $20 million breach of contract lawsuit. A California law passed more than 50 years ago freed actors from long-term studio contracts.


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