Nikki Sixx's Birthday: 12/11
Posted 12/11/2012 12:00:00 AM

Nikki Sixx – 54th Birthday – Dec. 11th, 1958

 

Conversation Starters

  • Happy Birthday Nikki Sixx! Name your favorite Motley Crue song that displays Nikki’s talents on the bass!
  • Nikki Sixx of Motely Crue celebrates a birthday today! For a man who’s been pronounced dead (twice), how should he celebrate?
  • A Happy Birthday shoutout to Nikki Sixx today! Have you checked out his new band, Sixx A.M.?

Personal Info

  • Date of Birth: December 11, 1958
  • Birth Name: Frank Carlton Serafino Feranna Jr.
  • Married former Playboy Playmate Brandi Brandt in May of 1989 (Divorced  November 1996)
  • Married actress and former Playboy Playmate Donna D'Errico in June of 1989 (Divorced June 2007)
  • Engaged to Courtney Bingham in November 2012
  • He has 4 children, Gunner, 21, Storm, 18, and Decker, 17, with Brandi, and daughter Frankie-Jean, 11

Fast Facts

  • Moved to Los Angeles at the age of 17 and changed his name to Nikki Sixx
  • Early in his career he played bass with bands Sister and London
  • Went on to form Motley Crew with Tommy Lee and Mick Mars.  Vince Neil joined shortly after.
  • Sixx wrote a large number of Motley Crue’s songs including 'Live Wire', 'Home Sweet Home', 'Girls, Girls, Girls', 'Kickstart My Heart' and 'Dr. Feelgood'
  • On Valentine’s Day in 1986, Sixx also overdosed while in London
  • On December 23rd, 1987, Nikki was pronounced clinically dead due to an overdose
  • Nikki Sixx usually plays Gibson Thunderbird Reverse Basses and the Gibson Nikki Sixx Signature Blackbird
  • Nikki Sixx also formed a band, Brides of Destruction with Tracii Guns of L.A. Guns.  Band broke up after one album
  • In 2006 wrote the book The Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star, a collection of his journal entries from 1986 and 1987  
  • Host a syndicated radio show – “Sixx Sense with Nikki Sixx”
  • Sixx is also currently in the band Sixx: A.M.

Links

Videos

Sources:

Check out the 10 best Nikki Sixx songs at Loudwire

Check out his yearbook photo at Loudwire

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