Vince Neil (born February 8, 1961) is an American Musician, Singer, Businessman, Actor, and Songwriter from Hollywood, California. He is best known as the lead vocalist of the heavy metal band titled “Mötley Crüe“. Furthermore, the 58-year-old singer started his career in the band “Rock Candy“.
Later, in 1980, Vince joined Mötley Crüe. Moreover, the artist released his first album “Too Fast for Love” in 1981 with his band. Some of the hit works of the band were “Dr. Feelgood”, “Girls, Girls, Girls”, “Theatre of Pain” etc.
Then, in February 1992, Neil parted his ways from the group and went solo. He made debut with his solo album “Exposed” in 1993. In addition, the musician released “Carved in Stone” in September 1995.
The group came together into the limelight after their appearance in “Behind the Music“. The episode aired on VH1 in December 1998. They published an album “Generation Swine” which got no. 4 position on the Billboard charts.
Vince released his third solo album “Tattoos & Tequila” in 2010. As a businessman, the singer started his own tattoo parlor called Vince Neil Ink in 2006 in the Las Vegas Strip. He also founded “Vince Vineyards” (a winemaking company).
In fact, Wharton also opened Dr. Feelgood’s Bar and Grill in West Palm Beach. In 2010, he participated in ABC’s “Skating with the Stars” as a celebrity contestant who skated with Jennifer Wester (professional ice skater).
Profile, Parents & Early Life
The singer was born on the 8th of February 1961 in Hollywood, California, USA. Therefore, Vince Neil’s age is 58 years old, as of 2019. His parents’ names were Shirley (mother) and Clois “Odie” Wharton (father).
Neil belongs to Mexican-American ethnicity as his mom had Mexican ancestry and his dad had Native American ancestry. Furthermore, there is no information about his siblings but we will update you soon.
His family moved around Southern California from Inglewood to Watts. Later, they finally settled in Glendora. Vince attended Sunflower Intermediate School and graduated from Royal Oak High School.
During his school days, the musician used to participate in sports like basketball, baseball, wrestling, football, and surfing. His full real birth name is Vincent Neil Wharton.
Personal Affairs, Spouse & Children
The 58-year-old singer married four times in his life. His first wedding took place with his ex-wife Beth Lynn in 1981. The couple also shared a daughter named Elizabeth Ashley Wharton (born 29 October 1983).
Earlier, Vince welcomed his first child i.e. son named Neil Jason Wharton. In 1985, the singer and Lynn divorced each other. Furthermore, Neil tied the knot with his second spouse “Sharise Ruddell” (American mud wrestler and former model) in April 1987.
The former couple had one girl, Skylar Lynnae Neil (born March 26, 1991 – died August 15, 1995). Unfortunately, she passed away at an early age due to cancer. The musician separated from Sharise in 1993.
Moreover, Wharton began dating and wedded “Heidi Mark” (actress and Playboy Playmate) in 2000. They also split legally in 2001. Then, the actor married his fourth partner, Lia Gerardini, in January 2005.
The marriage ceremony was governed by MC Hammer. In 2010, Neil announced their separation officially. Currently, he is in a relationship with his girlfriend “Rain Hannah”.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Full Birth Name||Vincent Neil Wharton.|
|Profession||Musician, Singer, Businessman, Actor, and Songwriter.|
|Age (As of 2019)||58 years old|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||February 8, 1961.
|Birthplace/Hometown||Hollywood, California, USA.|
|Famous For||Being the lead vocalist of the heavy metal band named "Mötley".|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Aquarius.|
|Current Residence||California, USA.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 9".
Centimeters: 175 cm.
Meters: 1.75 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 85 Kg.
Pounds: 187 lbs.
|Biceps Size||16 inches.|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)||42-32-37.|
|Shoe Size (US)||9.|
|Tattoos details?||Will update.|
|Parents||Father: Clois "Odie" Wharton.
Mother: Shirley Wharton.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Will update.|
|Wife/Spouse Name||1. Beth Lynn (m. 1981 - div. 1985).
2. Sharise Ruddell (m. 1987 - div. 1993).
3. Heidi Mark (m. 2000 - div. 2001).
4. Lia Gerardini (separated).
|Children||1. Skylar Lynnae Neil (born March 26, 1991 - died August 15, 1995).
2. Elizabeth Ashley Wharton.
3. Neil Jason Wharton.
|Highest Qualification||High School Graduate.|
|School||Royal Oak High School.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Tom Hanks.
Actress: Meryl Streep.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Miami.|
|Favorite Color||Black and White.|
|Love to do||Music, Traveling, & Watching Baseball Games.|
|Favorite Dishes||Italian Cuisine.|
|Net worth (Approx.)||$50 million US Dollars (As of 2018).|
|Earnings per month||Under review.|
|Office Address||Will Update.|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||Will Update.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Vince Neil
- He remained friends with Tommy Lee in high school and he was the one who recommended him to the band.
- In 2008, Mötley Crüe released their most last album “Saints of Los Angeles”
- Furthermore, Vincent confirmed that Mötley Crüe has reformed on September 13, 2018.
- They are also planning to release new music soon.
- Money Factor: His estimated Net worth is valued at $50 million US Dollars.
- The 58-year-old musician also contributed a cover of the song “Blurry Eyes” (Japanese rock band L’Arc~en~Ciel) as a 2012 tribute album.
- Vince Neil height stands at 5 feet 11 inches which is equal to 175 in cm tall. In addition, his body weight is around 85 Kilograms (187 in lbs).
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- Also, in 2012, Neil started the Gentlemen’s Club business “Deja Vu Presents: Vince Neil’s Girls Girls Girls” in Las Vegas, Nevada.
- Moreover, the singer became the CEO and Chairman of “RockStar Investment Group” along with long-time friends and business partners Bob Hewko and Mark Daniels.
- He also acquired ownership of the Arena Football League’s “Jacksonville Sharks” in April 2014.
- As an actor, he appeared in Police Academy 6: City Under Siege, The Adventures of Ford Fairlane, The Surreal Life, Still Standing etc.