Nikki Sixx

Musician/bassist + Songwriter + Clothes Designer + Author + Photographer + President of Eleven Seven Music
Born Dec 11, 1958

Nikki Sixx is an American musician, songwriter, author, fashion designer, radio host, and photographer, best known as the co-founder and bassist of the band Mötley Crüe. Prior to forming Mötley Crüe, Sixx was a member of Sister before going on to form London with his Sister band mate Lizzie Grey.… Read More

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  • My Favorite Room: Nikki And Courtney Sixx Let Others Do The Entertaining In Their Home Theater
    LATimes - Aug 24, 2016
  • Prince Death Sets Off Heavy Metal Feud
    Yahoo News - May 18, 2016
  • Hinder Premieres New Single “Intoxicated” In Support Of ‘When The Smoke Clears’
    Icon vs. Icon - May 01, 2015
  • Vince Neil And Nikki Sixx Explain Why Motley Crue Are Calling It Quits
    Rolling Stone - Jan 29, 2014


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Nikki Sixx.


1958 Birth Sixx was born Frank Carlton Serafino Feranna, Jr. on December 11, 1958 in San Jose, California. … Read More


1978 19 Years Old Sixx and Grey formed the group London soon afterwards, in 1978. … Read More


1981 22 Years Old In 1981, Sixx founded Mötley Crüe with drummer Tommy Lee. They were later joined by guitarist Mick Mars through an ad in the local newspaper, and singer Vince Neil, with whom Lee had attended high school. The band self-recorded their debut album, Too Fast for Love, which was subsequently released in November 1981 on the band's own Leathür Records label. … Read More


1989 30 Years Old From May 1989 to November 1996, Sixx was married to Playboy Playmate Brandi Brandt; they have three children: Gunner Nicholas Sixx (born January 25, 1991), Storm Brieann Sixx (born April 14, 1994), and Decker Nilsson Sixx (born May 23, 1995). … Read More
1997 38 Years Old Sixx is controversial for an October 30, 1997 incident at Greensboro Coliseum in which during a Mötley Crüe concert he used racial epithets while goading the audience to physically attack a black security guard for repeatedly punching a female fan.


He was replaced by former Ozzy Osbourne drummer Randy Castillo with whom they released a new album titled New Tattoo in 2000. … Read More
2001 - 2002 2 More Events
2004 45 Years Old 1 More Event
After signing a deal with Sanctuary Records, the group released Here Come the Brides in 2004, with the album debuting at number 92 on the Billboard 200 selling over 13,000 copies. … Read More
2005 46 Years Old 1 More Event
The second Brides of Destruction album, titled Runaway Brides, released in 2005 featured three songs co-written by Sixx during the Here Come the Brides sessions. … Read More
Sixx launched the clothing line "Royal Underground" in 2006 with Kelly Gray, formerly the co-president and house model of St. John. … Read More
2007 48 Years Old 1 More Event
The band made their live debut at Crash Mansion on July 16, 2007. … Read More
Along with Big & Rich (John Rich and Big Kenny Alphin), and James Otto, Sixx co-wrote "Ain't Gonna Stop" for Otto's 2008 Sunset Man CD on Warner Bros/Raybaw Records. … Read More


2010 51 Years Old 1 More Event
On August 25, 2010, Sixx issued a statement that their relationship had dissolved. … Read More
2012 53 Years Old On November 26, 2012, Nikki revealed to the public that he proposed to Courtney while vacationing in St. Bart's. They were married on March 15, 2014.
2014 55 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Sixx was joined by co-host Kerri Kasem, from its first episode until March 28, 2014. … Read More
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