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For the fans of Metal music Mötley Crüe is a name that everyone must have heard, such is their popularity. Best known as the lead vocalist of ‘Mötley Crüe’ Vincent Neil Wharton is an American musician. ‘Mötley Crüe’ is a heavy metal band he co-founded in April 1981 along with bassist Nikki Sixx, drummer Tommy Lee and guitarist Mick Mars.
Following some disagreements, within the band Neil left ‘Mötley Crüe’ in 1992 but he was persuaded to rejoin the band in 1997. Vince also released four albums as a solo artist. Known for his highly erratic personal life, resulting in multiple arrests as well as convictions, Neil suffered from drug and alcohol-related problems.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on the 8th of February 1961 Vincent Neil turned 61 years old. Vince’s height measures 5′ 9″ and his weight is 85 Kg. His hair is always well-groomed and they are Blonde colored and the color of his eyes is blue.
It is a known fact that musicians in the USA earn a lot and the music genre of metal is quite a popular one as well. Vince Neil has earned most part of his wealth performing as a musician with ‘Mötley Crüe’ and he owns a winery as well. He lives a lavish lifestyle and the total net worth estimated for Vince is $50 million US Dollars as of now.
Education / Family
Vince Neil was born in Hollywood, California, and as a child moved with his family to Inglewood then Watts, and finally in Glendora, California. He is the son of Clois “Odie” Wharton, his father and Shirley Wharton, his mother. Vince studied at his local Royal Oak High School in California.
Vincent Neil Wharton
|Birth Place||Hollywood, California, USA|
|Date Of Birth||February 8, 1961|
|Height||In centimeters – 175 cm
In feet and inches – 5′ 9″
|Weight||In kilograms – 85 Kg
In pounds – 187 lbs
|Profession||Singer, Businessman, Actor, Songwriter, and Musician|
|School||Royal Oak High School|
|Home Town||Hollywood, California, USA|
|Fathers Name||Clois “Odie” Wharton|
|Mothers Name||Shirley Wharton
Career / Fashion And Style
Throughout the 1980s, Neil was the lead singer of ‘Mötley Crüe’. ‘Too Fast for Love’, the band’s first album released in 1981 and it was followed by many others. ‘Decade of Decadence 81-91’ was the band’s 10-year retrospective and after the release of it in February 1992, Neil quit ‘Mötley Crüe’.
Neil focused on his solo career after leaving ‘Mötley Crüe’ and released his first solo album in 1993 followed by his second solo effort in September 1995.
In 1997 he rejoined Mötley Crüe and the band released its seventh studio album, ‘Generation Swine’ in the same year. As a businessman he has been associated with several wineries and has his own tattoo parlor, ‘Vince Neil Ink’ in Las Vegas.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More
Vince has married four times and most recently to Lia Gerardini but separated from her as well. He has a son and two daughters, and one of his daughters Skylar Lynnae Neil died in 1995.
|Wife||Lia Gerardini (separated),
Heidi Mark (m. 2000 – div. 2001),
Sharise Ruddell (m. 1987 – div. 1993),
Beth Lynn (m. 1981 – div. 1985)
|Children||Son: Neil Jason Wharton
Daughter: Skylar Lynnae Neil (born March 26, 1991 – died August 15, 1995),
Elizabeth Ashley Wharton
Here we provide you the list of Vince Neil’s favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Tom Hanks|
|Favorite Actress||Meryl Streep|
|Favorite Colour||Black and White|
|Favorite Holiday Destinations||Miami|
|Favorite Food||Italian Cuisine|
|Favorite Things To Do||Music, Travel and Watching Baseball Games|
Some Interesting Facts About Vince Neil
- He founded the Skylar Neil Memorial Fund to honor his daughter after her death.
- Vince Neil Ink is his own tattoo parlor situated on the Las Vegas Strip which he opened in 2006.
- Through EOS Estate Winery Neil produces a limited edition Petite Sirah.
- Debuting at no. 3 on Billboard’s charts, his first solo album Exposed (1993) was well received.
- Its first album titled Too Fast for Love was released by his band Mötley Crüe in 1981.
- The things that lead the 4 of the band members to reunite that same year were because Neil’s solo career and his band’s fortunes were declining around 1997.
- A winemaking venture which produced a 2003 Napa Cabernet Sauvignon, Vince Vineyards is founded by him.
- In high school he had been friends with Mötley Crüe founder Tommy Lee.
- In 1979 while performing with his band Rock Candy, he was scouted to join Mötley Crüe.
- He also has interests in surfing, basketball, baseball, football, and wrestling apart from music.