Vincent Neil Wharton is an American artist, most popular as the lead vocalist of ‘Mötley Crüe,’ the metal band which he joined in April 1981. Moreover, Vince Neil is a solo artist too releasing the album such as Carved in Stone, Exposed and Tattoos & Tequila. He is known for some of his hit singles including Girls, Girls, Girls, and Dr. Feelgood along with many others.
Table of Biography
Vince Neil was brought into the world on February 8, 1961, in Los Angeles, California. As of 2021, he is 60 years old. His family moved around in Southern California then Inglewood and afterward to Watts, before finally settling at Glendora. His father’s name is Odie Wharton and his mother’s name is Shirley Wharton. He doesn’t seem to have siblings. His religion and ethnicity are not known to the public. His Zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Neil went to the ‘Sunflower Intermediate School’. Then afterward he studied at ‘Illustrious Oak High School’ in Covina, where he met Tommy Lee. Other than that his education and qualification are still not known.
At first, he was Vince Neil was a band member of the band name Rock Candy in 1979. Mick Mars one of the band members noticed while performing for his band Rock Candy and later joined Motley Crue including drummer Tommy Lee, guitarist Mick Mars and bassist Nikki Sixx. What’s more, with the band, he delivered the mainstream album Too Fast For Love in 1981.
This was trailed by a series of hits album such as, for example, Shout at the Devil and Dr. Feelgood making them one of the greatest metal band of the ’80s. Shockingly, in 1992 Motley Crue headed out in different directions from Neil due to his interest in Car race and drinking problem he was fired by the other member of the band.
After leaving the band, he goes solo and released the solo album Exposed in 1993. Then again in 1995, he released his second solo album Carved Stone 1995 including many high-profile artists. These both the album charted in the Billboard list. Later in 1997 he rejoins Motley Crue and gave various hits like Generation Swine, New Tattoo, and Saint Of Los Angeles. Other than the music he has been important for some unscripted television shows, TV arrangements and has completed not many movies as well.
Moreover, he is involved in different business ventures as well. His band opened the store S’Crue sales cloth from his and Sixx clothing line as well as CDs in 1998. In 2006 he opened his own tattoo parlor in Las Vagas Strip. Neil established Vince Vineyards, a winemaking industry. In 2005, Neil made the “Off The Strip Poker Tournament”, which takes place in Las Vegas. Moreover, he started his own image of tequila called Tres Rios. Neil appeared in the tequila at the Food Network South Beach Wine and Food Festival in February 2007.
Net Worth and Achievements
He has an estimated net worth of $ 50 million. It is not surprising as his illustrious music career. His income sources include is selling albums, touring concerts, business ventures, etc. He is one of the well-known metal band celebrities in the world. Besides that, there is no data regarding his home, cars as well as other assets. His band has won two awards with eight nominations.
Vince is straight and single. However, his marriage life and relationship are not successful as his career. He and his girlfriend Tami was in a relationship and together they have a son Neil Jason Wharton on October 3, 1978. Later in 1981, he married the first wife Beth Lynn before divorcing in 1985. However, they together have a daughter born on 1983 October 29. Again he married mud wrestler and fashion model Sharise Ruddell in 1987 which also didn’t last long and divorced in 1993.
They had a daughter Skyler Lynnae Neil on March 26, 1991, who died in August 1995. After two failed married he married Playboy Playmate model Heidi Mark in 2000. The marriage didn’t last longer than fifteen-month before divorcing in 2001. Moreover, he married again in 2005 with his fourth wife Lia Gherardini where they separated in 2010.
Vince Neil was associated with drinking and hitting the vehicle in 1984. Afterward, he accused of manslaughter and slamming a vehicle affected by liquor and fined $2.6 million compensation to the casualties alongside 30 days in prison and five years of probation. Afterward, he was arrested for punching record producer in 2002 which was trailed by an allegation of rape with a sex laborer in 2003.
This proceeded with the capture in 2004, 2007, 2010, and 2011 for a different explanation. His life was full of controversy. In 2016 he was charged with assaulting a woman in Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.
Body Measurement and Social Media
Vince is 5 feet 9 inches tall and has a bodyweight of 74 Kg. Moreover, he got a pair of brown eyes with black hair which he often dyes into a blonde color.
He is active in social media. His Instagram account @thevinceneil has more than 609 k followers. His Twitter account @thevinceneil has more than 447 k followers and his Facebook account has more than 555 k followers.