|Real Name/Full Name||Vince Neil Wharton|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Vince Neil|
|Birth Place:||Hollywood, California|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||8 February 1961|
|Age/How Old:||61 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres –175
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 76 Kg
In Pounds – 180 lbs.
|Eye Color:||Dark brown|
|Parents Name:||Father –Odie Wharton
Mother –Shriley Ortiz
|School:||Sunflower Intermediate school, Royal Oak High School|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Beth Lynn (1981-1985)
Sharise Rudell (1987-1993)
Heidi Mark (2000-2001)
Lia Gerardini (2005-2010)
|Kids/Children Name:||Jason, Elizabeth, and Skylar (1991-1995)|
|Profession:||Musician and Singer|
|Net Worth:||$55 million|
|Last Updated:||August 2022|
Vince Neil is a famous American singer and musician, best known as the lead vocalist of the band Motley Crue. He has been in and out of the band on several occasions but that does not make him less of a star. He has also had a very successful solo career where he has released three albums and several other solo singles.
Well, how well do you know about Vince Neil? If not much, here is what we know about Vince Neil to date.
Biography and Early Life
Neil was born in Hollywood, California, on February 8, 1961. He is the son of Clois Wharton and Shirley Ortiz who had Mexican ancestry. When he was still young his family moved a lot around Southern California. First, they moved to Inglewood, then to Watts, and finally settled in Glendora. As a teenager, Neil had an interest in music and sports like wrestling, basketball, surfing, and football.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Vince Neil in 2022 and what is his height and weight? Well, Vince Neil’s age is 61 years old as of today’s date 15th August 2022 having been born on 8 February 1961. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 180 lbs in Pound and 76kg in Kilograms.
For his education, Neil was a student at Sunflower Intermediate School. He studied at the school for a while and later enrolled at the Royal Oak High School. After completing his high school education, he decided not to go to college and instead ventured into music.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Before Neil engaged himself to marriage, he had a girlfriend whose name was Tami and they were blessed with a baby boy named Jason. After some years of settlement, they separated and Neil started having an interest in marriage. This is when he married four wives and divorcing them after his love circle varnished.
He married his first wife Beth Lynn while working on his shows and they were blessed with a daughter Elizabeth Ashley. They divorced after a few years and he met another loving woman by the name of Sharise Ruddell and married her as his second wife. Sharise was a wrestler and a model in her fashion and still, Vincent separated with her, and their marriage came to an end. Before separating they were blessed with a beautiful daughter who was Skylar in 1991. She later was diagnosed with cancer and she died at the age of 4.
He married his third wife Heidi Mark in 2000 but the union did not last for long because they divorced in 2001. He then married his fourth wife Lia Gherardini in the year 2005 and just like the previous marriages, even this one did not work. They both tried to save their union but it was not possible and in 2010 they finalized their divorce.
Is Vince Neil Gay?
Vince Neil is not gay. He has been into four marriages so far and counting. He also has sired two kids from his marriages and another one from his past relationship. Although right now he separated, he is still maintaining his sexual orientation as a straight guy and there are no rumors that point in any other direction.
Neil had a passion for music since an early age and he started performing with the band Rock Candy before joining Motley Crue. He joined the band in 1981 when they were looking for a lead singer and they approached him. He worked with the band and made his recording debut in a 1981 album called Too Fast for Love. He was brought to international stardom after the release of the band’s next album Shout at the Devil, released in 1993. This was followed by other his albums and singles which made the band very popular.
In 1991, the band broke up and the members went their separate ways. Neil was fired from the band because he had engaged in the race car driving and did not show much commitment to the band. He also had a drinking problem and this added to his woes. His expulsion from the band saw him venture into a solo career, releasing his first album Exposed in 1993.
Motley Crue reunited in 1997 and this was after they realized their fortunes were declining and on the other hand, Neil’s solo career was on the rocks. In 2002, Castillo who was one of the band members died of cancer and this brought the band to a three-year hiatus. The band worked together again and held their final world tour in 2014-2015. 2010 marked the release of Vince’s third album which is titled Tattoos & Tequila.
As an individual Neil has never won any award so far. He has however been nominated for the Grammy Award three times. The first one was in 1989 for Best Hard Rock Performance, then in 1990, and lastly in 2008 for the Best Hard Rock Performance. On the other hand, as a member of Motley Crue, they have been nominated for 8 awards, winning two. They were also inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2006.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Vince Neil in 2022
As of 2022, Vince is a rock star in America who has a net worth of $55 million. He has made this wealth both from his solo career and also as a member of the famous rock band Motley Crue. He also has other several business adventures and this greatly raises his income levels.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Tommy Lee who was the drummer at Motley Crue was also his schoolmate when in high school.
- In 1992, Vince tried a career in motorsports and he even raced in various races finishing in point-scoring positions.
- He founded the Skylar foundation in support of his daughter who died of cancer
- He co-starred his first season of the VH1 reality series
- He owns wineries and a tattoo Parlour.
Vince Neil is a musician whose success has come from both being in Motley Crue band and also as a solo artist. He has been in the show biz for a couple of decades, during which time he has managed to make a name for himself and also make millions. He has had his fair share of problems with the law, but that has not slowed him down from realizing his dream.