An American musician and songwriter, Nikki Sixx has ventured into a multitude of other fields and has achieved a great degree of success in all of them. He is known for being an author, a fashion designer, a photographer, and even a radio host. However, he owes the majority of his fame to being the co-founder of the band Mötley Crüe, in which he participates as a bassist and the main songwriter. He is considered as one of the best bassists back in the 80s and 90s, which goes to show hos successful he has been as a solo artist too.
Nikki Sixx Net Worth
Nikki Sixx’s net worth is roughly estimated to be $55 million dollars. After Nikki’s father left the family, he was brought up by his mother, Deana Richards. Afterwards, she abandoned him too, leaving him to his grandparents. Such circumstances drove him to be a defiant kid who was involved in selling drugs and got expelled from school.
After moving to Los Angeles, Nikki worked in a number of places, during which he attempted to audition for bands. The first band he joined was called “Sister”, from which he soon got fired!
Later on in 1981, he managed to found the band Mötley Crüe. They proceeded to release an album before the famous “Shout at the Devil”, which turned out to be a huge hit.
Three of the subsequent albums released by Mötley Crüe are “Theatre of Pain”, “Girls, Girls, Girls”, and “Dr. Feelgood. It is worth mentioning that Dr. Feelgood has been considered the most successful record that Mötley Crüe has released, and it featured on the album charts for 114 weeks.
The band continued their success with three more albums, namely “Decade of Decadence”, “Mötley Crüe”, and “Generation Swine”.
It was in 2006 when Nikki Sixx decided to go on a reunion tour with the original four members of Mötley Crüe. He then released his own autobiography “The Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star”.
Furthermore, he started a clothing line called “Royal Underground” in the same year in collaboration with Kelly Gray. Lastly, Nikki Sixx had announced a tour for 2020, but it got cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.