Who is Cindy Millican?
Cindy Millican was born in 1967, in the United States of Americ, and is an actress and dance choreographer, but perhaps best known as the wife of musician Glenn Frey a founding member of the rock band the Eagles.
The Net Worth of Cindy Millican
How rich is Cindy Millican? As of mid-2018, sources inform us of a net worth that is over $70 million, earned through her various projects, and the success of her husband who passed on his wealth to her after his death. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Career
Very little information is known about Cindy’s childhood, her family, and how she came to be an aspiring actress/dancer. However, due to her skills, she appeared in the 1987 film “The Running Man” in which she was a dancer, the film being loosely based on the 1982 novel of the same name by Stephen King, published under the pseudonym Richard Bachman.
Marriage to Glenn FreyWhile doing various dance projects, Millican would eventually meet Glenn Frey in 1990 at one of the Eagles video shoots, as she was a dance choreographer at the time. The two started dating shortly after that project, and they continued their romance for many years. Frey is known to have written most of the Eagles’ material, being the lead vocals on many of their songs including “Take It Easy”, “James Dean”, “New Kid in Town”, and “Already Gone”. He also embarked on a successful solo career, which earned him numerous Grammy Awards and American Music Awards. The Eagles were eventually inducted into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.
Prior to marrying Millican, Frey was married to artist Janie Beggs from 1983 to 1988. Frey and Millican married in 1990 and they would go on to have three children, and remained together until his death. Frey suffered from rheumatoid arthritis from the early 2000s, which affected numerous parts of his body. Medication to help him actually produced more problems. They were touring at the time and they had to postpone the tour for Frey’s surgery, as he was having intestinal problems.
Death of Glenn Frey
Glenn was put into a medically induced coma at the Columbia University Medical Center, and while the surgery itself was successful, recovery was not, as he died from complications of the numerous diseases he acquired. His death was mourned by numerous musicians, and the remaining members of the Eagles would perform in his honor at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards. His son Deacon has also started touring with the surviving Eagles, in honor of his father. In 2018, Cindy filed a lawsuit against Mount Sinai Hospital, and gastroenterologist Steven Itzkowitz.
Ailment and Charity Work
It is known that Millican was diagnosed with the disease lupus, a hyperactive autoimmune disease, from which the body starts attacking normal and healthy tissue, which results in symptoms such as swelling, and damage to joins as well as organs, making the immune system unable to differentiate between viruses, bacteria, and health tissue. After being diagnosed with it, she has been active in helping people and creating awareness of the disease. She has also raised money for the charity Lupus LA, which was founded by her doctor Daniel Wallace.
She also partnered with fashion designer Donna Karan, and has hosted several events in Los Angeles to help raise money for Lupus LA. Prior to his death, Glenn also performed benefit concerts for charity.
Is Cindy Millican on Social Media?
Similar to spouses of many popular musicians, Cindy maintains her privacy and that of her family by not having any social media accounts with any of the major websites, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. This is one of the reasons why there have been few updates or details about her life. There are accounts named Cindy Millican on websites such as Twitter, but they are not associated with her as they have different pictures and do not talk about her and her husband in any way.
It is known that Cindy became extremely wealthy after the passing of her husband, who named her the sole heir of all the riches he had acquired throughout his lifetime. She is not known to have been connected to anyone else since her husband’s death, and it is likely that she is focused on her family, while also recovering from her disease. Cindy did put up their expensive Brentwood Estate home for sale, result unknown.