Last updated on August 17th, 2023 at 09:55 am
Facts About Nikki Sixx
|64 Years Old
|Frank Carlton Serafino Feranna, Jr
|Place Of Birth
|San Jose, California, United States
|Courtney Sixx (M. 2014 - Present), Donna D'Errico (M. 1996 - 2007) and Brandi Brandt (M. 1989 - 1996)
|Heavy Metal, Hard Rock, Glam Metal and Alternative Metal
|Musician, Songwriter, Author
|Decker Nilsson Sixx, Frankie-Jean, Gunner Nicholas Sixx and Storm Brieanne Sixx
|$ 45 million
|6 feet 1 inches
|Red and White
|Wikipedia, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
Nikki Sixx is an American famous bassist who has founded the heavy metal band, Motley Crue. Furthermore, he is a songwriter, radio host and has written multiple biographies including New York Times’s Best Seller ‘The Dirt’.
Best Known For
- The founder and bassist of the band, ‘Mötley Crüe'.
- His crazy on-stage antics.
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Who is Courtney?
Courtney, the host of "How2Girl" Radio on iHeartRadio and Mom of Nikki Sixx first baby and fifth Baby.
Early Life of Nikki Sixx
Nikki Sixx was born in San Jose, California as Frank Carlton Serafino Feranna, Jr with Sagittarius birth sign. When his father Frank Ferranno left home, then his mother Deana Richards and grandparents raised him. Unfortunately, his mother also abandoned him later. He is of Italian ancestry and holds the American citizenship. He has two siblings named Rodney Anthony Feranna (brother) and Lisa Marie Feranna (Sister).
Talking about his education, he has attended six schools within 11 years when roaming around here and there for the living.
Career of Nikki Sixx
Nikki Sixx grew up listening to artists like Deep Purple, The Beatles, Harry Nilsson, Elton John, The Rolling Stones, Queen, T.Rex, David Bowie and Slade. At the age of 17, he moved to Los Angeles and did various jobs like working at a liquor store and selling vacuum cleaners over the phone.
At the same time, He auditioned for bands. He first joined 'Sister' but was later fired along with Lizzie Grey. They formed a band 'London' before he eventually left the band to form 'Mötley Crüe' with drummer Tommy Lee.
In 2000, He formed the internet based side project 58 with Dave Darling, Steve Gibb, and Bucket Baker. They released a single album ‘Diet for a New America’. In 2002, He and Tracii Guns formed Brides of Destruction. They released two albums, ‘Here Come the Brides’ and ‘Runaway Brides’. In 2006, he formed the group ‘Sixx: A.M.’ with James Michael and DJ Ashba. They recorded and released The Heroin Diaries Soundtrack in August 2007 through Eleven Seven.
Besides music he along with the bandmates and writer Neil Strauss penned the autobiography The Dirt: Confessions of the World’s Most Notorious Rock Band holds the top spot of The New York Times best seller list for 10 weeks. Furthermore, he the host of rock music program ‘Sixx Sense with Nikki Sixx’ on various radio stations in Dallas, Texas.
Net Worth and Online Presence of Nikki Sixx
Of all his very successful career being a musician, songwriter, radio host, photographer, and Bassist, he has an estimated net worth of $45 million at present. But his salary was not revealed yet.
Furthermore, He is highly active on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He has over 754k followers on Twitter, over 1.3 million followers on Facebook and over 543k followers on Instagram.
Personal Life of Nikki Sixx
Nikki Sixx has been with many girls in the past including Lita Ford in the 1980s whom he dated for six years. Later he dated a Canadian singer Vanity for shorter and even included his ups and downs with her in his autobiography.
In 1989 he first married to a Playboy Playmate Brandi Brandt from whom he has three children Gunner Nicholas Six, Decker Nilsson Sixx, and Storm Brieann Sixx. This marriage lasted only for 7 years and soon after separation, he married another playboy playmate Donna D’Erico. From her, he has a daughter Frankie-Jean Sixx.
After a few separation and reconciliation with Donna, he finally divorced with her in 2007. Later he was seen with a famous tattoo artist, Kat Von D from 2008 to 2010.
After that, he started dating Courtney Bingham and finally tied the knot with her on March 15, 2014. Since then he has been happily living with her.
Body Measurements of Nikki Sixx
Nikki Sixx is 6 feet and 1 inch tall and weighs around 190 lbs. He has blue eyes and dyed black color hair. Furthermore, he fits in 12 US size shoes.
Trivias About Nikki Sixx You Need To Know.
- This famous musician and bassist from the 'Motley Crue' fame, was declared dead for two minutes after heroin overdose in 1987.
- He has tattoos all over his body.
- He used to work odd jobs, such as selling vacuums over the phone and working in a liquor stone.
- He spent most of his growing years listening to Deep Purple, Harry Nilsson, The Beatles, The rolling Stones, Elton John, Queen and later discovered T.Rex, Slade and David Bowie.
- He attended seven schools within 11 years.