Vince Neil

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Born Feb 8, 1961

Vincent Neil Wharton is an American vocalist and musician, best known as the lead vocalist of heavy metal band Mötley Crüe.

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1961 Birth Born on February 8, 1961.


1979 18 Years Old Neil was discovered while performing with his band Rockandi in 1979, and joined Mötley Crüe in 1980. … Read More


1981 20 Years Old Neil married his first wife, Beth Lynn, in 1981; they divorced in 1985.
1987 26 Years Old In April 1987, Neil married Sharise Ruddell, a mud wrestler and fashion model. … Read More


Following the band's first compilation album Decade of Decadence 81-91 Mötley Crüe parted ways with Vince Neil in February 1992. … Read More
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Exposed, was Neil's first solo album and was released in 1993. … Read More
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On August 15, 1995, Neil and Ruddell's daughter, Skylar Neil, died of cancer at the age of 4. … Read More


2003 42 Years Old Neil founded Vince Vineyards, a winemaking venture that produced a 2003 Napa Cabernet Sauvignon and a 2003 Sonoma County Chardonnay. … Read More
In 2005, Neil created the "Off The Strip Poker Tournament", which takes place in Las Vegas.
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In 2007, Neil launched his own brand of tequila called Tres Rios.
2008 47 Years Old On January 19, 2008, Neil played a free concert on the streets of downtown West Palm Beach to celebrate the grand opening of Dr Feelgood's.
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In March 2009, Neil opened another Feelgood's in Miami Beach. … Read More
In 2010, he was cast on ABC's Skating with the Stars as a celebrity contestant who skated with professional ice skater Jennifer Wester.


In the summer of 2011 Neil hosted a series of benefits called Rockin' The Red Carpet that benefitted MUSIC for RELIEF as part of his tour with Mötley Crüe, Poison and the New York Dolls. … Read More
Neil contributed a cover of Japanese rock band L'Arc~en~Ciel's song "Blurry Eyes" to their 2012 tribute album. … Read More
2014 53 Years Old In April 2014, Vince Neil, chief executive officer and Chairman of RockStar Investment Group along with long-time friends and business partners Bob Hewko and Mark Daniels, acquired ownership of the Arena Football League's Jacksonville Sharks in April 2014. … Read More
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