Inside The Life Of Otis Frey, The Youngest Son of Glenn Frey And Cindy
Otis Frey is known as the youngest son of late singer Glenn Lewis Frey and his wife Cindy Millican. His father Glenn was the co-lead singer and frontman for the Eagles.
His vocals are on songs such as Take It Easy, Peaceful Easy Feeling, New Kid in Town, and Heartache Tonight. Frey won six Grammy Awards and five American Music Awards as a member of the Eagles.
The late singer had many fans during his active years. However, his death doesn’t mean his works have lost their meaning. Following his demise, all of Glenn’s children are trying to keep his legacy alive in their own ways.
So, how has Glenn’s youngest son Otis contributed to his dad’s life? What does Otis Frey do for a living? Here is everything about him!
Otis Frey Early Life and Family
Otis Frey is the youngest member of the Frey family. He was born in the year 2003 making him 19-year-old. Frey holds American citizenship and is a Caucasian.
Furthermore, he is the youngest son of Glenn Frey and Cindy Millican. His paternal grandparents are Eddie Frey and Nellie Frey. Eddie, his grandfather, used to work as a factory worker.
His father Glenn was a famous singer and songwriter. While on the contrary, his mother is a renowned choreographer and dancer.
Otis has two older siblings: one brother and one sister. He spent his childhood being the happiest and most loved member of the family as he was the youngest.
His elder sister is Taylor Frey who was born in 1992. She is now a program director and mentor at Individual U. She also acted in a sketch comedy called The Dallas Spiders Club.
He also has a brother named Deacon Frey born in 1994. He has kept his father’s legacy alive by joining the Eagles after Glenn’s sudden passing. Furthermore, Deacon has also performed with Glenn when he was alive.
Otis’s parents met at a video shoot
Glenn Frey and Cindy Millican first met in the year 1990. At that time, Otis’s father Glenn was 42-year old while his mother was just 23.
The two first met during a shoot for one of Glenn’s music videos. They later got married despite the huge age gap.
Prior to meeting his mother, Otis’s father was married to Janie Beggs.
What does Otis Frey do for a living?
Otis, who is in his late teenage years, is too young to earn for himself. So, as of now, Otis Frey is yet to choose a career path for himself. We can only hope that he will live up to his father’s name and make his presence known.
His father Glenn was a founding member of the band Eagles
The Eagles are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1971. Otis’s father Glenn Frey was a founding member of the band alongside Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, and Randy Meisner.
With a number of hard-hit songs, albums, and prestigious accolades, the rock band Eagles is considered one of the most successful musical bands of the 1970s.
How did Glenn Frey die?
Glenn had suffered from rheumatoid arthritis since 2000. The medication he was prescribed eventually led to colitis and pneumonia.
To be perfectly fit again, he needed surgery. However, in his case surgery was not possible due to complications from pneumonia. Glenn couldn’t receive surgery and that led him to be in a medically induced coma at Columbia University Medical Center.
Unfortunately, from the complications of diseases, he sadly passed away at the age of 67 on 18 January 2016.
How has Otis contributed to his dad Glenn’s life?
All of Glenn’s children have carried his legacy one way or another. Deacon Frey, his 24-year-old son, is on road with the Eagles. On the other hand, Taylor Frey, Glenn Frey’s daughter, is working as a road manager on the tour.
Furthermore, his youngest son, Otis has also contributed to his dad’s life by following in his father’s footsteps. Otis is now an aspiring singer. He has his own SoundCloud account where he has dropped various covers and songs.
How rich was his father, Glenn Frey?
Throughout his career as a solo artist and as part of the Eagles, Glenn gained a lot of fortune before passing. At the time of his death, his net worth was around $120 million.
However, after his sudden death in 2016, Otis’s mother Cindy inherited all of his wealth including his estates.