Randy Meisner
Randy Meisner
Real Name/Full Name Randall Herman Meisner
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Randy Meisner
Birth Place: Scottsbluff, Nebraska, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 8 March 1946
Age/How Old: 78 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
Weight: In Kilograms – 79 Kg
In Pounds – 174.1 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Deep brown
Parents Name: Father – Herman Meisner
Mother – Emilie Meisner
Siblings: Carol
School: Scottsbluff High School
College: N/A
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Lana Meisner (m. 1996–2016), Jennifer Barton (m. 1963–1981)
Kids/Children Name: Dana Scott Meisner , Heather Leigh Meisner, Eric Shane Meisner
Profession: Retired Musician, Singer, Songwriter
Net Worth: $18 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Randall Herman Meisner is a co-founding member of the Eagles and a retired American musician, singer, and songwriter as well. The Eagles hit song Take it to the Limit was co-written by Randy, and he also sang it. Meisner played the part of bassist and supporting highly harmonious singers as a group member and a session musician during his professional music career.

Well, how well do you know about Randy Meisner? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Randy Meisner’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Randy Meisner to date.

Biography and Early Life

Randy Meisner was born on 8 March 1946 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. He was the second child of his parents and had one older sister who died in 2005. He belonged to a farming family; his parents Herman and Emilie Meisner used to grow beans, alfalfa, corn, and sugar beets.

When Randy was ten years old, he found his interest in the guitar after watching Elvis Presley’s performance on the Ed Sullivan Show, and he started his training and playing in local bands. He was in Scottsbluff High School when one of his teachers suggested he take up the bass. And He started practicing, and then he discovered that his bass playing came real naturally. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Randy Meisner in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Randy Meisner’s age is 78 years old as of today’s date 23rd April 2024 having been born on 8 March 1946. Though, he is 5′ 11″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 174.1lbs in Pound and 79kg in Kilograms.


Randall Herman Meisner attended Scottsbluff High School.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Randy Meisner has been married twice. In 1963 He got married to Jennifer Lee Barton, who was his high school girlfriend. The couple had three children together named Dana and twins Heather and Eric Meisner. But due to their differences, they got divorced in the year 1981. Later Randy was married to Lana Ree in the year 1996. Lana Ree’s early death in 2016 shortened their married life. The couple had no child together.

Due to Randy’s alcoholism in the late 1960s, which followed little heart in 2004, he was not allowed to touring and eventually stopped performing. Randy Meisner spent some time in a coma, and because of that, he could not participate in the tour for History of the eagles, but his former bandmates of Eagles paid the bills of his hospitalization.

Is Randy Meisner Gay?

No, Randy Meisner is not gay. He has been married two times. He was married to Lana Meisner, who died in 2016, and previously, he was married to Jennifer Barto, but the couple got divorced in the year 1981. They had three children together. As a result, he has a sexual preference for a woman.

Professional Career

Randy Meisner started his professional music career by playing bass and singing with the Band called Dynamics from 1961 to 1965. Randy joined the Band called The Poor in 1966 and moved to California. Later in 9168, he joined the Band Poco, but he left the Band even before the first album with his appearance with Band was released and joined the Band Stone Canyon in 1969.

Randy Meisner, along with Don Henley, Glenn Frey, and Bernie Leadon, formed the Eagles in September 1971. Randy co-wrote the song Take it to the Limit, which sold more than one million copies. Later he left the Band in September 1977. After he departed from the Eagles, Randy started releasing solo albums. In 1982, another album on CBS was released and was best-known for Randy’s work with Heart.

Later in 1985, Randy Meisner became a part of an all-star band Black Tie. The Band was later renamed with Meisner, Rich & Swan; the trio recorded an album and toured a lot in the 1990s. But unfortunately, the album couldn’t gather as much attention at the time it was supposed to.

During the years 1989 and 1990, Meisner reunited with Poco for the Legacy Album. Randy sang on the lead of the song Nothin’ to Hide, which was a great hit for the Band. Randy was then featured in the Rock and Roll Hall of The Fame for the Eagles’ 1998 appearance in New York City. In the year 2000, Randy reunited with the band Dynamics for a performance.

He also performed as the World Classic Rockers touring group. His last public performance was in 2008 in Naples, Florida, as he had a health issue that he couldn’t tour.


Randy Meisner is a three times Grammy Awards winner. In the year 1997, he won two Grammy Awards at the 20th Annual Grammy Awards, and in 1975, he won another Grammy Award. He was also a part of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998 as a member of the band Eagles.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Randy Meisner in 2024

Randy Meisner Net Worth
Randy Meisner Net Worth

Randall Herman Meisner has a net worth of $18 million as calculated in the year 2024. He has earned the most of his wealth by being in some well known music bands over the years, and performing with the same in various country tours.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Randy Meisner was co-founder of the Eagles band. He co-wrote the song Take It to the Limit and sang as well.
  • As a member of the Eagles, Randy was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.
  • Meisner struggled with his alcoholism. He got a minor heart attack, due to which he was asked to stop touring.

Randy Meisner has been best-known for his famous song titled Take It to the Limit, who spent his entire career as a bassist and a backup vocalist. He founded the band named The Eagles. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998 as an Eagles member. He has his ups and downs due to his alcohol dependence, and he even got a minor heart attack. But he got over it.


  1. You need to correct Randy’s marital status: he is actually a widower, not a divorcee, because his wife Lana died in a freak accident in 2016.

  2. My Mom, Marie Traudt and Randy’s mom, Emilee were first cousins. Their fathers were brothers Fred Haun and Jake Haun. The entire family including brother George were extremely talented musicians. I am 5 years older than Randy but have followed his life. My Mom and Dad left Scottsbluff to follow Grandpa Haun to farm outside Caldwell ID. Then they moved to Weiser ID where we grew up. We were always in awe of you, Randy, thru your good times and bad.


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