American bassist, Nikki Sixx founded the heavy metal band, Motley Crue. He is a songwriter, and radio host and has written multiple biographies including New York Times’s Best Seller The Dirt.

Nikki Sixx, American bassist
Caption: Nikki Sixx, American bassist

Declared Dead For 2 Minutes; Is Nikki Sixx Still Alive? 

Nikki was declared dead for two minutes on December 23, 1987, after a heroin overdose. He was taken to the hospital & revived by paramedics. Then he escaped rushing home & shooting up in his bathroom.

Nikki Sixx, American bassist
Caption: Nikki Sixx, American bassist

Nikki and his bandmates went into rehab after his near-death event. He is still alive.

Who is Nikki Sixx's Spouses?

In his life, Sixx has been with many girls in the past including Lita Ford in the year 1980 whom he dated for six years. Later Nikki dated a Canadian singer Vanity for a shorter and even included his ups and downs with her in his autobiography. In the year 1989, Nikki Sixx married a Playboy Playmate Brandi Brandt.

Nikki Sixx with his wife Courtney in an award show
Caption: Nikki Sixx with his wife Courtney in an award show

He has three children Gunner Nichols SixDecker Nilsson Sixx, and Storm Brieann Sixx from his marriage with Brandi. Their marriage lasted only for 7 years. Soon after separation, Sixx married another playboy playmate Donna D’Erico. From his marriage to Donna, the couple has a daughter Frankie-Jean Sixx. He separated and reconciliation with Donna, & finally divorced her in the year 2007.

Nikki Sixx with his ex-wife
Caption: Nikki Sixx with his ex-wife

Later he has seen with a famous tattoo artist, Kat Von D from the year 2008 to 2010. Then Sixx started dating Courtney Bingham. Finally, they both tied the knot on March 15, 2014. Currently, he is living happily with his spouse Courtney.

What is Nikki Sixx's Net Worth?

Sixx has earned a handsome amount of money from his music career. Therefore, Nikki Sixx has an estimated net worth of $45 million. He with his wife bought a mansion worth $4.125 Million in the Los Angeles suburb of Westlake Village. 

Nikki Sixx standing outside his car & house
Caption: Nikki Sixx standing outside his car & house

The house is set on 1.2 acres in a single-story home with a spa that sits off the swimming pool & a total of six bedrooms and eight bathrooms. Also, he listed his former home for sale worth around $2.399 million. In the year 2011, he purchased a home worth $1.89 Million.

Who is Nikki Sixx's Siblings? 

Born to father Frank Ferrara & mother Deana Richards on 11 December 1958, in San Jose, California. When Nikki's father left home after that his mother Richards, and grandparents raised him. Unfortunately, his mother also abandoned him later. 

Nikki Sixx's childhood picture
Caption: Nikki Sixx's childhood picture

He grew up with two siblings Rodney Anthony Feranna (brother) and Lisa Marie Feranna (sister). American citizen Nikki belongs to Italian ethnic background. She has attended six schools within 11 years when roaming around here and there for a living.

Nikki Sixx's Height

He has an average and with his fit body. He stands at a height of 6 feet and 1 inch with a body weight of around 86 kg. Similarly, his hair is black with a pair of blue eyes color.


According to his career, he started learning bass guitar after being expelled from school because he was found selling drugs. Later that, Sixx joined the band called Sister led by Back Lawless. Eventually, in the year 1978, Nikki along with bandmate Lizzie Grey fired from the Sister. 

Furthermore, they together formed a new band called London and recorded a number of demos. Soon later, Sixx left the band. Nikki along with drummer Tommy Lee founded Motley Crue which was later joined by guitarist Mick Mars and singer Vince Neil.

Nikki Sixx  enjoying in a concert with his band
Caption: Nikki Sixx enjoying a concert with his band

Likewise, with the foundation of the new band, they went on to give many hits including Too Fast For Love in 1981, and Shout Out at The Devil in 1983. Similarly, such as Theatre Of Pain in 1985, and Girls, in the year 1987.

And also Dr. Feelgood. Apart from the music Sixx along with the bandmates and writer Neil Strauss penned the autobiography The Dirt; Confessions of the World’s Most Notorious Rock Band holds the top spot on The New York Times bestseller list for 10 weeks. Nikki is the host of the rock music program Sixx Sense with Nikki Sixx on various radio stations in Dallas, Texas.