Tommy Lee Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Awards & Achievements

Tommy Lee Net Worth

Net Worth in $$70 million
NameTommy Lee
Age58 years old
Date of Birth3 October 1962
Place of BirthAthens, Greece
Height1.89 m
Weight78 kg
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/Spouse NameBrittany Furlan (m. 2019), Pamela Anderson (m. 1995-1998), Heather Locklear (m. 1986-1993), Elaine Starchuk (m. 1984-1985)
ChildrenBrandon Thomas Lee, Dylan Jagger Lee
ProfessionAmerican musician and founding member of Mötley Crüe
Latest Update2020

Introduction of Tommy Lee

Tommy Lee Bass, known as Tommy Lee, is an American musician, songwriter, and DJ. He is also the founding member of Mötley Crüe. He also founded the band Methods of Mayhem in 1999. He has released several albums with Mötley Crüe and also did many solo albums. He performs as the drummer in the band Mötley Crüe. Drumming is not easy and requires a lot of effort. Tommy also considers playing drum hard work but happily does it because of his love for music. Tommy Lee net worth is a matter of interest for all of his fans and competitors as well.

“Drumming’s pretty physical. We sit at the back of the stage getting beat up like a workhorse.”- Tommy Lee

“I’m always getting injuries like bruised and bloody knuckles from catching a cymbal or the edge of a drum.”- Tommy Lee

Early Life of Tommy Lee

Tommy Lee was born to David Lee Thomas Bass and Vassilikki “Voula” Papadimitriou on 3 October 1962 in Athens, Greece. He has a sibling, Athena, who also plays the drum. At the age of 1, Tommy’s family shifted to the United States and settled in California. At the age of 4, he got his first drumsticks, which made him develop an interest in drumming and so, Tommy got his first drum kit when he was in his early teens. He left college and started his music career.

Tommy seems to be inspired by Tommy Aldridge, Terry Bozio, and Alex Van Halen. Initially, he was associated with the LA band Suite 19 and later became the founder of Mötley Crüe. Tommy married his first wife, Elaine Starchuck in 1984. The marriage ended the same year. He then married Heather Locklear in 1986. This marriage ended after 7 years in 1993. Before his third marriage, Tommy got engaged to Bobbie Brown but the relationship did not go further. Tommy’s third marriage was with Pamela Anderson in 1995.

He met Pamela 4 days before his wedding and decided to marry her. This marriage also ended soon in 1998. The couple has two kids, Brandon Thomas and Dylan Jagger. The couple reunited sometime later but again parted ways in 2001.

 “Getting married in four days was the biggest… mistake I’ve ever made. I have two beautiful kids, but… how can you know somebody in four days? Bonehead.”- Tommy Lee

Tommy’s fourth wife was Mayte Gracia whom he married in 2002 and divorced in 2003. In 2019, Tommy married his girlfriend Brittany Furlan.


His passion for music turned into his profession in the early 70s, when he joined band Suit 19. Later in 1981, the real journey of his passion started with the initiative of a heavy metal musical band, “Motley Crue”. Motley Crue comprised four members Nikki Sixx, Vince Neil, Tommy Lee, and Mick Mars. The band gained fame in its earlier days and the game of fame went own. He released a famous debut album Too Fast for Love with this band.

The hit songs of the band include Girls, Girls, Girls, Home Sweet Home, Kickstart My Heart, and Looks that Kill. The passion for heavy metals led Tommy to create new bands like “Methods of Mayhem” and “Rock Star Supernova”. His second album Tommyland: The rider spiced his career. this album was an autobiography of Tommy.

His popularity and talent attracted other artists to work with him. He has worked with Rob Zombie, Stuart Hamm, and Nine Inch Nails. Playing with musical instruments and recording new albums was not only his profession. He also appeared in many TV reality shows. These reality shows were one of the reasons behind his separation from other team members and band.

Regardless of what else happened, he would always be remembered for his soulful performances. His unforgettable albums include Red, White, & Crue, a double Disc-anthology debut album. This album helped his band re-gain popularity in 2004.

Award and Achievements

Award and Achievements

  • Tommy Lee was nominated several times for his performances and solo albums. He was nominated under the Best Drummer category for the Readers Choice Awards. his work in the heavy metal industry broke the stereotypic methodology. He is recognized as the original American Rockstar.

Tommy Lee Net Worth

Tommy Lee, a musician and a metal drummer amassed his bank account to an appreciable extent. He is the owner of two famous bands Motley Crue and Methods of Mayhem. This ownership is pretty much enough to make a  good amount. Tommy Lee net worth is estimated to be around $70 million. This amount is earned by years of dedication and hard work. This net worth made him able to afford a luxurious lifestyle.

He owns different expensive cars and an elite class mansion that worth’s more than $4.5 million. Tommy’s appearance in reality shows and several brand endorsements have also contributed to his net worth. Moreover, the albums he sold during his career helped him in building strong finance. The famous and worthy part to be mentioned here is the conversion of his 13 car garage to a studio.

Bottom Line

Tommy Lee chased his passion and won his dream. The heavy metal drummer made an exemplary success throughout his career. He took motivation from every failure he met in his life. He didn’t had stability in his personal life until he met Brittanny Furlan. Being dropped out of high school led him to pursue his dreams.

His name is considered as a brand in the musical and heavy metal industry. His instruments spiced every party to a whole new level. His success is not something earned overnight. He has worked for it.

Updated: April 12, 2021 — 12:57 pm