Tommy Lee - Updated Feb 2024

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Tommy Lee

Tommy Lee is a prominent American musician as well as a founding member of the heavy metal band, Mötley Crüe. Also, Tommy Lee is famously known as “T-bone”. for his tall and athletic physique. Moreover, his considered to be one of the most talented heavy metal artists presently. And, he founded the rap-metal band, Methods of Mayhem.

Early Life and Education

The birthname of Thomas Lee Bass was born on October 3, 1962. He was born in Athens, Greece.

As of 2024, he is 61 years old. Also, he belongs to American nationality whereas his ethnicity is American-Welsh descent.  According to astrology, Tommy’s zodiac sign is Libra.

Additionally, he was born to David Thomas Bass and Vassiliki Papadimitriou. As a sibling, he has a younger sister.

The name of his sister is Athena Lee. Since his childhood, he was fond of bands such as ‘Deep Purple,’ ‘Led Zeppelin,’ ‘Judas Priest,’ ‘Kiss,’ and ‘Queen.’

Talking about his educational background, he has attended three school institutes in total. He has attended Charter Oak High School, Royal Oak High School, and South Hills High School.

Relationship Status

On November 24, 1984, Tommy married Elaine Margaret Starchuk. Later on, he divorced her in 1985.

In the year 1986, he tied the knot with an actress, Heather Locklear. Ultimately, they got separated in 1985.

In the year 1995, he then exchanged views with Playboy Playmate, Pamela Anderson. The couple shares two sons.

Surprisingly, Pamela made headlines by wearing a bikini on her wedding day.

Furthermore, he initiated dating a singer, Sofia Tufa. He announced their engagement in February 2014.

But., they separated after three years of their engagement. Not only this, he announced his engagement to social media celebrity, Brittany Furlan in 2018.

They finally got married on February 14, 2019.

Tommy Lee and Brittany Furlan

Caption: Tommy Lee and Brittany Furlan (Source: E! Online)


Surprisingly, Tommy Lee has been into several controversies. When he and Anderson as vacation, their inappropriate video got released on the internet.

Though Anderson sued the video distribution company. Later on, the company and Anderson got into a mutual agreement.

Moreover, Anderson has accused him of physically abusing her in front of her son. He was even imprisoned.

They once separated in 1998, reunited once again, and then split again in 2001. But, they again came together in 2008. Ultimately, they parted ways after a certain time.

Sadly, a four-year-old boy drowned in his swimming pool on his son’s birthday. He got sued for negligence by the parents of the deceased boy.

When he got into a fight with Kid Rock, he was out of the ‘MTV Video Music Awards in 2007.

Tommy Lee – Net Worth 2024

As a musician, his primary source of income is through his profession. Based on some sources of information, his estimated net worth is around $70 million.

The remaining information regarding his annual salary and other endorsements is not accessible.

Social Media

Besides, he is active on almost all social media platforms. On Twitter, he has 667,6k followers with the username @MrTommyLand.

On Facebook, his verified account has 1.2 million followers with the username, Tommy Lee. Also, he has 1.3 million followers on Instagram with the username @tommylee.

Professional Life and Career

Initially, Tommy debuted with the band “Suite 19” in the 1970s. In the year 1980, he together with members,  Nikki Sixx, Mick Mars, and Vince Neil formed the band,  ‘Mötley Crüe’.

The albums of the band are  ‘Too Fast for Love’ in 1981, ‘Shout at the Devil,’ ‘Theatre of Pain,’ ‘Girls, Girls, Girls,’ and ‘Dr. Feelgood’.

In the year 1999, he left the band and created another band, ‘Methods of Mayhem’. His debut solo album was ‘Never a Dull Moment’ (2002). In 2004, he reunited with his former band.

In the same year, he published his autobiography, ‘Tommyland’. Also, he gave his appearance in a television show, ‘Tommy Lee Goes to College’ in 2005.

Tommy Lee Career

Caption: Tommy Lee at a concert (Source: Howtallis)

Consecutively, he formed a new band, ‘Rock Star Supernova’ in 2006. They released their debut self-titled album on November 21.

In 2008, he appeared in the reality show, ‘Battleground Earth. He also reunited with  ‘Mötley Crüe’ and released ‘Saints of Los Angeles’.

Likewise, he appeared in ‘Tosh.0’  and ‘Californication’ in 2010. His further appearance in Meowington Hax in 2011.

In 2014, Lee worked as a drummer for an album by the band, ‘The Smashing Pumpkins. Again, Mötley Crüe got reunited in September 2018. ‘The Dirt’, is a biographical drama movie released on Netflix in 2019. It was based on the band.

Tommy Lee – Body Measurements

Additionally, the handsome musician, Lee is 6 feet and 2 inches tall. On the other hand, his weight is more or less 78 kg.

He has dark brown eyes as well as dark brown hair. Nevertheless, other details such as his exact body measurements, hip size, chest size, biceps size, dress size, and shoe size are unavailable.

Tommy Lee Body Measurement

Caption: Tommy Lee Body Measurement (Source: Find Celebrity Wiki)