Tommy Lee is an American musician and founding member of Motley Crue born on October 3, 1962, In Athens, Greece.
He is the son of David Lee Thomas Bass and Vassiliki. He has one younger sister Athena Kottak.
He married three times. On November 24, 1984, He married a model, Elaine Margaret Starchuk and divorced in 1985. In 1986, He married Heather Locklear, An actress and divorced her in 1993. In 1995, He married the popular Playboy Playmate, Pamela Anderson. They have two sons together.
He had started his school education at Royal Oak High School and later moved to Royal Oak High School.
After He quit school, he debuted with the band ‘Suite 19’ in the 1970s, where He met future band members for ‘Motley Crue’, On January 17, 1980, Motley Crue’ had been formed with members, Nikki Sixx, Mick Mars, and Vince Neil. In 1981, The band released their first album, ‘Too Fast for Love’. Through the 1980s, The ‘Motley Crue’ had released a sequence of hit collections including, ‘Shout at the Devil’, ‘Theater of Pain’, ‘Girls, Girls, Girls’, and ‘Dr. Feelgood’ establishing the band as one of the most versatile hard rock/metal bands at the time. During The 1990s, Tommy Lee became interested in violent relationships and had been even detained once for being sued by Pamela Anderson for hitting her in front of their children. In 2005, He appeared in a reality television show, ‘Tommy Lee Goes to College’, where He had been up to his usual tricks, except this time, He was to be found in a college site. The same year, he went on a reunion tour with ‘Motley Crue’ to support, ‘The Red, White & Crue Tour 2005: Better Live Than Dead’. In 2010, He had appeared on an episode of ‘Tosh.0.’ aired on Comedy Central. He also allowed appearing on one episode of ‘Cali fornication’ as a singer.
- Thomas Lee Bass is his real name.
- T-Bone is his nickname.
- In October 1999, Lee had been arrested in North Carolina after instigating a riot during the 1997 concert at Greensboro Coliseum.
Awards and Achievements:
- In 1986, He had been chosen for Best Drummer’ by Reader’s Choice Awards in ‘Metal Edge’ magazine.
- In 1987, He had been chosen for Best Drummer’ by Reader’s Choice Awards in ‘Metal Edge’ magazine.
What can we learn from him??
Like Tommy Lee, Believe in yourself and work hard to get what you want.