Vince Neil Net Worth
|Popular Name:||Vince Neil|
|Real Name:||Vincent Neil Wharton|
|Birth Date:||8 February 1961|
|Birth Place:||Hollywood, California, United States|
Betty Lynn (m. 1981; div. 1985), Sharise Ruddell (m. 1987; div. 1993), Heidi Mark (m. 2000; div. 2001), Lia Gerardini (m. 2005; div. 202010)
|Years active:||1981 Till Date|
|Net Worth:||$60 Million|
Best known as a member and lead vocalist of the heavy metal band ‘Mötley Crüe’, Vince Neil is a famous American musician and songwriter who started his career in 1981 when he joined the Motley Crue band of drummer Tommy Lee and bassist Nikki Sixxband when he was discovered performing with the rock band ‘Rock Candy’ in Hollywood. After 11 years with the band Neil left ‘Mötley Crüe’ in 1992 due to some disagreements and soon he began a solo career. He is known for his erratic personal life and has had several drug and alcohol-related problems which resulted in multiple arrests and convictions. This article is on Vince Neil net worth and everything concerning his career and professional and personal life.
Vince Neil’s Early Life
The vocalist was born on 8 February 1961 in Hollywood, California, United States to his parents, Shirley Ortiz and Clois Wharton. His family moved to Watts in the 1960 and finally settled in Glendora where he was raised. He was a student of Sunflower Intermediate School before moving to Royal Oak High School.
Vincent started paying keen attention to music from an early age. He also showed interest in sports activities like basketball, baseball, wrestling, and surfing.
Vince started performing in the late 1970s as a member of the band named “Rock Candy”. He was recruited by the band Motley Crue in 1981 when they needed a lead vocalist. In the year he joined the Motley Crue, the group released their first album “Too Fast To Love”. This was followed by other hit albums like “Dr Feelgood”, “Girls, Girls, Girls”, “Shout at the Devil”, and “Theatre of Pain”. Their last album “Dr Feelgood” was released in 1989. It was their highest selling one.
Due to a disagreement within the band, Vince left and went on a solo career in 1993. He released his first album titled “Exposed” and it debuted at number 13 on the Billboard chart. He soon dropped a second album titled “Carved in Stone”. By 1997, his career began to decline and he was forced to reunite with Motley Crue, the band he abandoned. They worked together and released several successful projects which boosted Vince Neil’s fortune.
He has released several solo albums and has gone on tours by himself and with the Motley Crue band.
Apart from doing music, Vince Neil also tried out acting and was seen in a small number of films. He has also engaged in a number of business ventures over the years. He has had a clothing line, a tattoo parlor called Vince Neil Ink, a winemaking venture called Vince Vineyards, a brand of tequila called Tres Rios, and more which also account for Vince Neil net worth. Furthermore, he runs a Dr. Feelgood’s Bar and Grill in Las Vegas, Miami Beach, and West Palm Beach. Feelgood’s. He has also ventured into the Gentlemen’s Club business, among others.
Vince Neil’s Albums
- Tattoos & Tequila (2010)
- Carved in Stone (1995)
- Exposed (1993)
With Motley Crue
- Too Fast for Love (1981)
- Shout at the Devil (1983)
- Theatre of Pain (1985)
- Girls, Girls, Girls (1987)
- Dr. Feelgood (1989)
- Generation Swine (1997)
- New Tattoo (2000)
- Saints of Los Angeles (2008)
Awards & Achievements
As part of the Motley Crue band, Vince Neil won an American Music Award in 1991, and has received several award nominations in the last 20 years. The band Motley Crue was in 2006 inducted into Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Personal Life, Family, Legal Issues
Famed for his erratic personal life, Vince has been married four times in his life. The first time was with Beth Lynn his first wife. After their divorce he started dating Sharise Ruddell and married her in 1987. Their daughter named Skylar died of cancer two years after their divorce in 1993.
Vince married actress and playboy playmate Heidi Mark after meeting her on a blind date. Their marriage lasted only 15 months, and he married Lia Gerardini in 2005 and their marriage failed to last beyond 5 years. Since then, he has been in several relationships with no plans of walking down the aisle soon it appears.
Due to his very turbulent personal life, the lead vocalist has been arrested many times. He has faced charges like battery, fraud, drunk driving, misdemeanor assault, sexual assault, and vehicular manslaughter among others.
After the loss of his daughter in 1995, he established the “Skylar Neil Memorial Fund” aimed at raising cancer awareness as well as funds for children’s illnesses.
Age & Physical Features
Vince Neil, 59, is now described as ” Fit to Fat” by many of those who watched him evolve from a fit young performer with a gorgeous body to a chubby-looking man. He now weighs 95kg and has a height of 175cm.
Vince Neil Net Worth
Vince Neil is a singer-songwriter whose career dates back to the late 1970s. His success has come from his music career mainly, but he has also been involved with other business ventures like a clothing line, tattoo parlour, winemaking and others. Let’s discuss his financial data and earnings below.
Salary & Earnings
As a singer, Vince Neil has made a lot of money starting from his membership to the heavy metal band “Motley Crue” and also as a solo artist. Since the band was formed in 1981, Motley Crue has sold 25 million copies in America alone and more than 100 million copies worldwide. The band has released 32 single, 2 live albums, 9 studio and video albums, and 6 compilation albums so far. Vince not only earns from the sales of albums, but also by performing in contests and handling his various profitable businesses.
Assets, Houses, Cars, Lifestyle
The singer leads an eccentric lifestyle. He has always been on the news for wrong reasons including failed relationships and arrests. He lives alone in his primary residence in Las Vegas, and he owns another property in San Francisco, California. He owned a massive property in Danville, California, which he has sold for $2.5 million.
The millionaire musician is quite fond of luxury cars. He owns many of them, and has been seen with: a Ferrari 360 Modena valued around $74,000, a Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder which worth $209,000, a Bentley Continental GT Speed valued at $199,000, a $22,000 Dodge Magnum, and several others.
Vince Neil is currently $60 million rich. He must be proud of himself having made such an amount of wealth and success from his career and businesses in a saturated and competitive industry.