Nikki Sixx

Nikki Sixx

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Nikki Sixx is a famous American musician. Also, Nikki Sixx is the co-founder, bassist, and primary songwriter of the rock band ” Mötley Crüe”. Before being a member of ” Mötley Crüe”, he was a member of “Sister”, “London” with his Sister bandmate “Lizzie Grey”. Moreover, he has also written multiple autobiographies and hosted the radio show, “Sixx Sense”.

Early Life

The bassist, Nikki Sixx was born on December 11, 1958. He was born in San Jose, California. The birth name of Nikki is Frank Carleton Serafino Feranna Jr. In addition, he belongs to American nationality. Also, he is of Italian descent on his father’s side, from Patro Tuscany. Presently, he is 62 years old.

He was born to Frank Ferranno and Deana Richards. Sadly, his father when he was young. Hence, his mother and grandparents raised Sixx.  And, he has two siblings. They are Rodney Anthony Feranna and Lisa Marie Fianna.

Within the 11 years of his life, he attended seven schools in total. The name of one of his schools is Roosevelt High School. Once, he got expelled from school for selling drugs. Later on, his grandparents sent him to live with his mother. At first, he became interested in music eventually. His first instrument was a stolen guitar, which he later exchanged for a bass.

Professional life and Career

When Nikki was 17, he moved to Los Angeles. In Los Angeles, he worked odd jobs while auditioning for bands. During this time, he changed his name to Niki Six. Initially, he joined the band, Sister. Unfortunately, he got fired from the band. Later on, Sixx and his bandmate, Lizzie Grey formed the band, London.

Nikki Sixx Career

Caption: Nikki Sixx during his recordings (Instagram)

After recording several demos, he left the band to form his heavy metal band. Ultimately, he founded ” Mötley Crüe” with drummer Tommy Lee, guitarist Mick Mars and singer Vince Neil in 1981. The album of the band are “Too Fast for Love”, “Shout at the Devil”, Theatre of Pain (1985), and Girls, Girls, Girls (1987).

Books and other projects

Besides, Sixx, his bandmates, and writer Neil Strauss collaborated on the autobiography “The Dirt: Confessions of the World’s Most Notorious Rock Band”. Talking bout his projects, he launched the Running Wild in the Night initiative. It was intended to provide services for homeless and runaway youth.  After two years, he published another book, “The Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star”.

In early 2010, Sixx hosted a nationally syndicated radio show called Sixx Sense.

Net worth

Based on the latest research, the net worth of Nikki Sixx is estimated to be around $45 million. His primary source of income is through his profession of musician, bassist, songwriter, and host.

Personal Life and Relationships

Coming to the topic of his relationships, he has been into several relationships. In the year 1989, he had tied the knot with Playboy Playmate Brandi Brandt. They together had three children. They are Gunner Nicholas (1991), Storm Brieann (1994) and Decker Nilsson (1995).  Unfortunately, the couple officially got separated in 1996.

Nikki Sixx and Courtney Bingham

Caption: Nikki with his current wife (Source: Instagram)

One month after the separation from his first wife, Sixx married actress Donna D’Errico. The couple shares a daughter, Frankie- Jean Mary (2001).  Before getting divorced in 2007, they went through a period of separations and reconciliations.

Lastly, Sixx exchanged vows with the model, Courtney Bingham in March 2014.

Body Measurements and Social Media

The well-known personality, Nikkis stands 6 feet and 1 inch tall. On the other hand, his weight is around 86 kg. His shoe size is 12 (US). Likewise, he has dyed black color hair and green eyes. Nevertheless. remaining details such as his exact body measurements, biceps size, chest size, and dress size is not available.

Nikki Sixx Body Measurement

Caption: Nikki Sixx Body Measurement (Source: Instagram)

Similarly, he is active on social media platforms. On Facebook, he has 1.8 million followers with the name, Nikki Sixx. On Instagram, his username is @nikkisixxpixx with 1.4 million followers. By the same token, he has over 860.5k followers on Twitter with username @NikkiSixx.