American Musician Thomas Lee Bass with his stage name “Tommy Lee” is the founding member of the famous Heavy metal band and made unique kinds of music during his decades old career. He has inspired many musicians of the present music scene and continues to reign the industry. Let’s know more about Tommy Lee Net worth, music, personal life, relationships and sex tape scandal.
American singer and founding member of Heavy metal band Motley Crue Tommy Lee was born on October 3, 1962, and raised in Athens, Greece. He was born to David Lee Thomas Bass and mother Vassiliki “Voula” Papadimitriou. He has a sister named Athena, she is a Drummer. His family moved to California when he was two years old. At 4, he developed a passion for Drums and started to beat drums with sticks.
Then he dropped out of high school to pursue his career in music. He got his inspiration to play drums from Tommy Aldridge, John Bonham, Alex Van Halen and Terry Bozzio. Both he and his sister loved to play drums.
Tommy Lee met Elaine Starchuck, and they got married in 1984 but divorced after a year. Then he married actress Heather Locklear in 1986 and divorced in 1993. His third wife was a model named Bobbie Brown with whom he had two sons. They divorced in 1998. Then he met actress Pamela Anderson; they had a son together. His list is long in matters of spouses. Besides them, he had many girlfriends.
After dropping out of high school to pursue his music career, Tommy Lee joined the band Suite 19. He played the same circuit there. Later he changed his surname to “T-Bone” due to his lean and tall physique. He later met bassist Nikki Sixx, guitarist Mick Mars and frontman Vince Neil to form the famous heavy metal band Motley Crue.
The Motley Crue band debuted with the album ‘Too Fast For Love’ in 1981. It became a top hit at all music charts in the US. With a strong and dedicated fanbase, the band achieved success and continued its legacy for decades.
Later Tommy Lee left the band to make his solo music career. The Rock Star Supernova is his debut album in 2006. Due to his already established reputation as a former member of Motley Crue, he got instant success and fans loved all songs in the debut album.
Even after parting ways, he continued to tour with his band members for the fans.
Tommy Lee Net worth 2022
In 2022, Tommy Lee Net worth is estimated to be around $70 Million USD. He has been making music and impacting the music industry for more than three decades which is its primary source of earning. Apart from music, he had many sources of side income. So, in total this is how he makes $70 Million USD.
His Discography is getting streamed and still fans buy his physical albums which makes him money through it.
Also his music is available on digital music streaming platforms for you to explore his genre of music. Most Hit Songs by Tommy Lee since his 80s and 90s era are still getting streamed on major music streaming platforms like Spotify, SoundCloud, Apple Music and Amazon Music, Wynk, Deezer and his own official music site. He makes money from the number of streams his music gets.
Another source of his income is Live performance and Tours for which his fans buy tickets and earn him income. He has been active since the 80s and performed at numerous music festivals, Awards shows and events too.
Side income source of Tommy Lee Net worth is his investments in Lands, Real Estate, Vehicles and Music Label. He has a luxurious collection of Cars.
Being one of the richest musicians in the American music industry, he is still impacting the music scene.
This is a famous controversy of Tommy Lee and Pamela Anderson in which they have filmed their sexual moments and it was stolen in 1995 by Rand Gauthier who later sold it to a Video distribution company named Internet Entertainment Group and they released this video tape officially on their website and stores. When the Lee Couple got to know about this matter, they sued the company but later signed a Confidential Settlement which means they will get money in return every time their videos drive traffic to their website as it was viral to the public at that time. This is how Lee has so much money even after being inactive for years.
He is being inactive nowadays and spending time with his family and friends but earning through his music and popularity. He is still worth millions and owns many luxurious things.