Harold Reid Biography
Harold Reid was an American country music singer and comedian who was best known as a member of The Statler Brothers.
Reid was a member of the country music Hall of Fame. He died on April 24, 2020.
Harold Reid Age
Reid was born on August 21, 1939, in Staunton City, Virginia. He was 80 years old at the time of his death on April 25, 2020.
Harold Reid Wife
Reid was married to Brenda Reid until the time of his death. His wife worked as a dental assistant prior to their marriage.
Reid and his wife Brenda had three children together. Their names are; Will Reid, Kim Reid Weller, and Karmen Reid.
Harold Reid The Statler Brothers
The Statler Brothers was a country music group formed in 1955. The group was made up of 5 members: Don Reid, Harold Reid, Phil Balsley, Lew DeWitt, Joe McDorman, and Jimmy Fortune. The group originally sang gospel but in 1964 they began singing backup for Johny Cash until 1972.
In the group, Reid was a singer and he, later on, started songwriting. The group disbanded and retired after completing a farewell tour on October 26, 2002.
Throughout their career, they won three Grammy Awards and three American Music Awards. In 2007, the group was inducted to the Gospel Hall of Fame and in 2008 they were inducted to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Harold Reid Death
Reid died on 24th April 2020, after a long battle with kidney failure. His death was confirmed by his nephew Debo Reid.
The band’s official website paid tribute in a statement that read; “ HAROLD REID of The Statler Brothers passed away April 24, 2020. He had bravely endured a long battle with kidney failure.
“He is and will always be loved by his family, friends, and millions of fans. His singing, his songwriting, and his comedy made generations happy. He has taken a piece of our hearts with him.”
Harold Reid Net Worth
Reid had an estimated net worth of around $1.6 million.