Lived there for a short time, and learned how to play the bass guitar having bought his first instrument with money earned from selling a prior guitar he had stolen. (people.maxabout.com)
His grandparents sent him to live with his mother, who had moved to Seattle. (people.maxabout.com)
Was partially raised by his single mother, Deana Richards, and by his grandparents after his father left the family. (people.maxabout.com)
Is controversial for an October 30, 1997 incident at Greensboro Coliseum in which during a Mötley Crüe concert he goaded the audience to physically attack a security guard for repeatedly punching a female fan. (people.maxabout.com)
In 1989, he was a featured guest artist on the album Fire and Gasoline by Steve Jones, formerly of the Sex Pistols. (people.maxabout.com)
Nikki Sixx was voted by Reader`s Choice Awards in Metal Edge magazine Best bassist in 1987.
His favorite Motley Crue video is Girls, Girls, Girls; his favorite Motley Crue song is Time For A Change and his favorite Motley Crue album is Dr.Feelgood. (Metal Edge magazine september 1989.)
Nikki Sixx sexiest women are: Lisa Hartman, Donna Mills, Heather Locklear and porn star Traci Lords. (Metal Edge magazine may 1987.)
His favorite bassists include Pete Way,John Paul Jones,Overend Watts(Mott the Hoople),Boz Burrell(Bad Company),and Blue Murder`s Tony Franklin. (Metal Edge SEptember 1989.)
His father was Italian.
Dated tattoo artist Kat Von D from 2008 to 2010.
Dated musician Lita Ford in 1981-1984
Ex-wives Brandi Brandt and Donna D`Errico. Both were Playboy Playmates and actresses.
Briefly engaged to singer Vanity in 1987. (imdb.com)
Grew up in Seattle, Washington, moved at 16 years old. (imdb.com)
Before settling on the name Mötley Crüe, the band considered such names as Trouble, Christmas, Bad Blood, and Suicidal Tendencies (the name of another, as-yet-unknown at the time hardcore L.A. punk band). (imdb.com)
Bassist for the glam metal band Mötley Crüe. (imdb.com)
After being shot full of heroin, actually left his body and, in effect, "died". Was revived by paramedics in the hospital. After this incident, he and the whole band were advised to kick drugs altogether. (imdb.com)
Father for Gunner Nicholas (b. 1991), Storm Brieanne (b. 1994) Decker Nilsson (b. 1995) and Frankie-Jean Mary (b. 2001). (imdb.com)