Nikki Sixx is an American musician and the primary bassist for the rock group Mötley Crüe.
Prior to founding Mötley Crüe‘s bassist Sixx had been a part of Sister before joining London together with Sister partner Lizzie Grey. In 2000, Nikki Sixx formed the independent group called 58 along with Dave Darling, Steve Gibb, and Bucket Baker. They released an album called Diet for a New America in the same year. Then In 2002, he joined the supergroup of hard rock called Brides of Destruction with L.A. Guns guitar player Tracii Guns. In 2006, the band formed to record an audio-based accompaniment to Sixx’s autobiography, The Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Dismal Rock Star, his side bands like Sixx: A.M. feature producers, songwriters, and singer James Michael and guitarist DJ Ashba.
|Net Worth in 2022:||$50 Million|
|Age:||63 years old|
|Profession:||Writer, Songwriter, Bassist, Musician, Fashion designer, Entrepreneur, Photographer, Author, and Record producer|
|Birth Date:||Dec 11th, 1958|
|Last Updated:||May 2022|
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Nikki Sixx’s Net Worth
He is one of the most known members of the Mötley Crüe band. Nikki Sixx has a net worth of $50 million USD.
He was raised partly by his mother, a single parent, Deana Richards, and his grandparents following the time of his father’s departure from the family. Feranna later moved into his grandparents’ home after his mother had abandoned her son. Feranna was moved around several times while being with their grandparents. Feranna’s uncle, who is husband to Deana’s younger sister Sharon was Don Zimmerman, producer and the president of Capitol Records. Feranna was the full biological sister named Lisa and has one (half) brother named Rodney Anthony Feranna and half-sister Ceci.
How did Nikki Sixx learn to play bass guitar?
Feranna was a resident for a short period of time and also learned to use the bass. He purchased his first instrument using the money he earned from selling an instrument he’d stolen.
At 17 years of age, Feranna moved to Los Angeles and took on odd jobs like working in a liquor shop as well as selling vacuum cleaners on the phone. He also was auditioning for various bands. Feranna eventually joined the group Sister which was headed by Blackie Lawless, after responding to an advertisement published in The Recycler for a bass player. After recording the demo, Feranna was fired from Sister as was his bandmate Lizzie Grey. After that, Feranna and Grey formed the band London in 1978.
The year was 1981 when Sixx was the founder of Motley Crue along with the drummer Tommy Lee. They later were with guitarist Mick Mars through an ad in the local paper, as well as the singer Vince Neil, with whom Lee was a high school student. The group recorded their debut album called too Fast to Love. It was released in November 1981 through their private label Leathur Records label. Following their signing to Elektra Records, they re-released the album. The group went on recording and releasing Shout at the Devil which helped propel the group to fame in the country. The band released three more albums in the 1980s: Theatre of Pain in 1985, Girls, Girls, Girls in 1987 as well as Dr. Feelgood in 1989. This was their biggest hit that stayed on chart position for an impressive 114 weeks following the release.
Who is the richest member of Mötley Crüe?
Mötley Crüe released 9 studio albums and eight compilation albums. Nikki Sixx albums have sold too many albums with his bands. As of 2022, Nikki Sixx estimated net worth is $50 Million USD.
Personal Life of Mötley Crüe
Nikki Sixx was married in a relationship with Denise “Vanity” Matthews in 1987. In his autobiography”The Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Musician, Sixx described his toxic relationship with Matthews. From May 1989 until the end of November 1996 Sixx got married to his former wife Playboy his playmate Brandi Brandt They have 3 children, Gunner Nicholas Sixx (born on January 25, 1991), Storm Brieann Sixx (born April 14 and 14, 1994) as well as Decker Nilsson Sixx (born on 23rd May 1995).
Bingham delivered their first child as a couple, Ruby Sixx on July 27 the 27th of July, 2019. Sixx shared the news on social media. Nikki Sixx is a practitioner of Transcendental Meditation since he believes it to be an essential self-help tool.
In an interview in an interview with Wall of Sound, Nikki said he’s currently working on a book for children with his wife, as well as a book of coffee table poetry/photography. Gunner Nicholas Sixx (born January 25, 1991) and Storm Brieann Sixx (born April 14, 1994) as well as Decker Nilsson Sixx (born on May 23, 1995).
Homes of Nikki Sixx
Nikki Sixx and his wife purchased a house located in Westlake Village, a Los Angeles suburb of Westlake Village for $4.125 million. The home, which is 10,300 square feet, has a single story. is located on 1.2 acres in an exclusive country club known as North Ranch Country Estates. The home is a high-ceilinged one with high ceilings, spacious main rooms, and a family room a with a wet bar, as well as extensive loggia which make it perfect for entertaining. The spa is located next to the pool, and another is in the master bedroom. The cabana for the pool has bathrooms with a covered space, with an outdoor shower. There are 8 bathrooms and six bedrooms. In October of 2020, he offered the house for sale at $5.699 million. The house was sold on September 20, 2021, for $5.18 million USD.
Nikki Sixx offered his house in Calabasas to be sold for $2.399 million USD. It is situated in a gated neighborhood located in a third acres area, the house features five bedrooms, four bathrooms, hardwood floors, an office that has built-ins, and a loft, with lots of luxury features The house was bought by the homeowner in the year 2011 for $1.89 million USD.
with Mötley Crüe
- Too Fast for Love
- Shout at the Devil
- Theatre of Pain
- Girls, Girls, Girls
- Dr. Feelgood
- Mötley Crüe
- Generation Swine
- New Tattoo
- Saints of Los Angeles
with Sixx: A.M.
- The Heroin Diaries Soundtrack
- This Is Gonna Hurt
- Modern Vintage
- Prayers for the Damned, Vol. 1
- Prayers for the Blessed, Vol. 2
You can watch Nikki Sixx‘s best bass guitar moments below!