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The Untold Truth Of Vince Neil’s Son – Neil Jason Wharton

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Who is Neil Jason Wharton?

Neil Jason Wharton is the oldest child born to Vince Neil, the famous American rock musician; he’s followed his father into the music industry, and is now the frontmen of the band Rock-n-Roll Junkies, which is a tribute band to Motley Crue. Neil is building his own fame, but it is a big question if he would ever step out from his father’s shade.

Neil Jason Wharton Wiki- Age, Childhood, and Education

Neil Jason Wharton was born on the 3rd October 1978, in Los Angeles, California USA,to Vince and his mother Tami Jones, with whom his father was in a relationship throughout the ‘70s.

He has a younger half-sister, Elizabeth Ashley Wharton, and had a younger half-sister, Skylar, who died at just four years of age.

Career

Jason showed an interest in music from an early age, and with his father started learning to play guitar. As he got older, his interest in music increased and he formed the band Rock-and-Roll Junkies with Steven, Patrick and Metty Vincent. For now, the band is a tribute to Motley Crue, and has performed at various venues throughout the US, particularly Los Angeles. This has brought him fame, however, he still remains best known as the son of Vince Neil.

Neil Jason Wharton Net Worth, Height, Weight

Neil is a rock musician, but his career is nowhere near as successful as his father’s, which affected his wealth. Nevertheless, he has earned a decent amount and according to sources, his wealth is around $1 million, as of early 2020.

Neil’s body measurements are unknown, as well as his weight, and height, but he has an athletic build. He has blonde hair and dark brown eyes.

Neil Jason Wharton Personal Life, Marriage, Wife, Children

Neil Jason Wharton is a married man; his wife’s name is Jennifer Bonet. However, there is no exact information when the two married, but on the 14th October 2011, the couple welcomed a son, Trace Vincent Neil. In 2016, his daughter had some health problems and the entire family started a fundraising campaign.

Charity Work

Neil Jason Wharton has contributed to several philanthropic organizations, including his father’s Skylar Neil Memorial Fund, which helps children battling various types of cancer, among other diseases.

He has held fundraising concerts for several charities.

Neil Jason Wharton’s Father, Vince Neil

Born Vincent Neil Wharton on the 8th February 1961, in Hollywood, California USA, of Mexican and Native American ancestry, he is the son of Clois ‘Odie’ Wharton, and his wife Shirley. He experienced many problems throughout his childhood, such as moving a lot throughout the US, living in Inglewood, Watts, and then Glendora, where the family settled. He went to Sunflower Intermediate School and then enrolled at Royal Oak High School.

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During his high school years, Vince took his first steps towards becoming a professional musician, but was also interested in basketball, surfing, wrestling, and football, among other sports.

Career

Before Motley Crue, Vince was a member of the band Rock Candy for two years, then joined Motley Crue, with the help of his high school friends, Tommy Lee, the drummer of the band. From 1981 until 1992, Vince and Motley Crue became one of the most famous glam rock bands, releasing such albums as “Too Fast for Love” (1981), “Shout at the Devil” (1983), “Girls, Girls, Girls” (1987), and “Dr. Feelgood” in 1989.

He left the band in 1992 and started his solo career, but reunited with Motley Crue in 1997, and the same year they released a new studio album, “Generation Swine”. Since then, the band has worked on new music, and taken several breaks, but they are now active and on a new tour throughout the US. Their most recent studio release was the 2008 album “Saints of Los Angeles”.

Vince Neil’s Solo Career

Vince is also known for his solo projects; once he left Motley Crue in 1992, he started working on his debut solo album, “Exposed”, which came out on the 27th April 1993.

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The album was very well accepted by the public, as it reached No. 13 on the Billboard 200 chart. Two years later, Vince released his second album, “Carved in Stone”, which was his least successful work, as it reached only No. 139 on the Billboard 200 chart. Despite this, he still had new ideas, and in 2010 his latest album came out, entitled “Tattoos & Tequila”, which reached No. 57 on the Billboard chart.

Vince Neil Net Worth and Personal Life

Vince is one of the most popular musicians nowadays, and his wealth is estimated at $60 million, as of early 2020.

To speak of his personal life, he has been married and divorced four times; his first wife Beth Lynn married him in 1981, but the two divorced in 1985. In 1987 he married mud wrestler and fashion Model, Sharise Ruddell. However, in 1993 the couple divorced but had a daughter Skylar, who sadly passed away in 1995. His third wife was playboy playmate Heidi Mark, with whom he was married just 15 months, from 2000 until 2001. His fourth wife was Lia Gerardini, and the marriage lasted from 2005 to 2010.

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Vince was involved in a car accident that ended the life of Nicholas ‘Razzle’ Dingley; Vince was driving, and after the crash it was discovered that his alcohol level was 0.17. As a sentence, he spent 15 days in jail and also had to pay $2.6 in restitution to the victims. Furthermore, he received 200 hours of community service.

He’s had several other legal problems, which d alleged fraud, battery, and DUI charges, among others.

About the author

Olivia Clarke

Joined Biography.Today in February 2020. Formerly Assistant Editor of Radar Magazine. Studied Journalism at City University.

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