Randy Yeuell Owen was born at "Guest's Clinic in Fort Payne, Alabama" on December 13,1949. Randy stands 6 feet tall, weighs about 170 pounds. and has dark~brown hair and eyes. He is married and has three children. Randy and his two younger sisters were "raised in a frame farmhouse near Adamsburg, Alabama in DeKalb County, on Lookout Mountain."
After graduating from Fort Payne High School, Randy attended Jacksonville State University. His favorite color is Red, because it's happy." He enjoys "Fanning, writing short stories, poetry, and sports of all kinds." "Vegetables, home-raised meats and home cooking" are his favorite foods. He enjoys music done by a variety of artists. Some of which are The Eagles, Anne Murray and Ronnie Milsap.
Randy says he enjoys "being alone with immediate family, away from the telephone", when he is off. He strums a smooth and steady rhythm guitar, sings harmony and most of the solo parts on many of the group's hits. He has played music since the age of 6 and has been in the band for 28 years. Randy plays by ear and says that he doesn't know how many songs he has written but "some of them have been recorded on the albums."
Before and during his music career Randy took jobs laying brick, painting, farming, and hanging sheetrock. When asked how he liked road tours, he replied, "Road tours are fun, when properly set up." He says his favorite state is Florida and his favorite city is Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. He says his long range goals are, "To help my family achieve a gentle way of living and to be known as friendly to the fans and have a good reputation from fellow musicians.
His special career memory is "winning both the ACM and CMA Entertainers of the Year for three years in a row. When asked if there was anything he wanted the fans to do he said, "I want the fans to enjoy themselves and feel they've gotten their money's worth from our concerts and records." "Also, I want them to understand that they are the most important people in our lives." Randy said that if he could only tell his fans one thing, it would be, "I love and appreciate all of you."