Twitter Tommy Lee | Tweet Flash, Biography, Career, Achievements, Net Worth & Facts

Tommy Lee, the one iconic name of signature drum solos and electrifying performance in the world of drumming.  Tommy Lee’s energetic, highly skilled, and attention-grabbing drumming style is enough to establish him as one of the most important and impactful drummers of his era. 

Beyond just popularity on stage, Lee also has a massive social media following. Fans actively search Twitter Tommy Lee to follow his latest posts and updates. On Twitter, Lee frequently engages with followers by posting drum videos, interacting with fans, and sharing details about current projects he is involved. 

Let’s uncover all his latest updates, showcasing ongoing influence on his iconic drumming activities and personal life through his Twitter accounts. 

Quick Biography:

Full Name Thomas Lee Bass
Born October 3, 1962
BirthplaceAthens, Attiki, Greece
Height6 ft 2 in (1.89 m)
WeiWeightght78 kg
Age 61
OccupationsMusician, songwriter, composer, disc jockey, actor, film producer
GenresHeavy metal, hard rock, glam metal, nu metal, rap metal
Active Years 1979-Present 
Instrument(s)Drums, piano, vocals
StylesClub/Dance, EDM, Rap-Metal, Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Metal, Heavy Metal
Member ofMötley Crüe, Methods of Mayhem, Rock Star Supernova
Official Website
CategoryRichest Celebrities›Rock Stars
Net Worth$70 Million

Family Members 

Father’s nameDavid Lee Thomas Bass
Mother’s nameVassiliki Papadimitriou
SiblingsSister – Athena Lee
Spouse Elaine Starchuk (November 1984 – February 1985) (divorced)Heather Locklear (May 10, 1986 – August 16, 1993) (divorced)Pamela Anderson (February 19, 1995 – February 28, 1998) (divorced, 2 children)Brittany Furlan (February 14, 2019 – present)
ChildrenBrandon Thomas Lee, Dylan Jagger Lee

Who is Tommy Lee? [Early Life, Professional Life & Career Description] 

Childhood & Early Life

Tommy Lee was born on October 3, 1962, in Athens, Greece. From the early stage of his life, he was highly attached to the music industry. This was how started when his family moved to West Covina, California and he had just got his first drum at four and drum kit when he was a teenager.

Even another amazing fact is he dropped high school Royal Oak High School in Covina, CA as well for his passion for music. At his teenage age, he was inspired by some popular brands like Queen,’ ‘Kiss,’ ‘Judas Priest,’ and ‘Led Zeppelin.’ Besides this, he also has a great fan of the drummer, Peter Criss. 

Professional Life

As already mentioned, Tommy Lee chose music as his profession at the early stage of his life and built his first successful band named ‘Suite 19’ in the 1970s. He was regular with this brand on the Sunset Strip club circuit in Los Angeles where he joined other rocking brand names such as Van Halen and Quiet Riot. 

Also, he met with Nikki Sixx, whose bands Sister and later London performed at the same circuit. 

Sixx was performing a specialized band anthemic heavy metal and casually became a fan of Lee’s drumming. When that happened, Lee got his nickname “T-bone” from Sixx mainly due to his physical structure and 6′ 2½″ height.

In 1980, Sixx and Lee formed their first band together, the popular one  ‘Mötley Crüe’  was formed with other renowned members named  Mick Mars, the famous American singer and, Vince Neil as the lead vocalist of the brand. 

Evaluating Mötley Crüe and Stardom

Just after its formation, Mötley Crüe started gaining popularity and had its own fan base. And In the first year of its formation 1981, it came with its debut album, ‘Too Fast for Love’ under its own independent record ‘Leathür Records.’ 

Seeing its popularity, Elektra Records, the most renowned American record label signed the band and reissued their debut album in 1982.  

Following the years, Mötley Crüe never stopped and came with many more super hit albums like ‘Girls, Girls, Girls,’ ‘Shout at the Devil,’ ‘Theatre of Pain,’ and ‘Dr. Feelgood,’

Beyond just hit songs, the band was famous for its lavishness both during the performance and after the show. Most frequently, Lee was seen to have excessive amounts of drugs like heroin, pills, drugs, or alcohol. 

All that was enough to just mooning the concert and being highlighted on the stage. 

Even during the solo drum concert, he used various types of gimmicks like floating the kit or revolving and spinning the kit and many more like this. The due of Lee and Sixx was mostly known as “Terror Twins.” 

In 2004, this brand was again reunited and launched their double-disc anthology album  Red, White & Crüe. Beyond that, Lee had up to 82 shows in the same year and for that listed as the 8th top Concert Money Earners of the year. According to the Billboard Boxscore, his gross income was then up to US$33 million.  

Other Major Projects in Tommy Lee’s Solo Career 

Besides Mötley Crüe, Tommy Lee has several new projects throughout his career. Have a short glimpse at all of them: 

1# Tommy Lee & Methods of Mayhem

Due to the popularity of Mötley Crüe, Lee had several rumours about his relationships throughout his career. One of the most noted relationships was with  Pamela Anderson through which they would have two children. 

Anyway, in 1998, they got divorced and Lee had to go to prison for up to four months due to kicking Anderson in the back. 

In 199, when he was still in prison, he left his band and formed another brand named ‘Methods of Mayhem. It released a self-titled album the same year and got toured support of it. 

2# Never a Dull Moment

In 2002, Tommy Lee had its first solo album ‘Never a Dull Moment,’ a comprehensive mix-up of rap metal and electronica. Within a few days, he featured the hit sing “Hold Me Down”. In the same year, Lee and his solo album joined  Ozzfest, the most famous annual music festival in the United States. 

3# Rock Star Supernova

In 2006, Tommy Lee formed another popular brand Rock Star Supernova with the cooperation of Jason Newsted and Gilby Clarke. In the same year, a Rock Star television series selected Lukas Rossi as the lead singer of this band. Also, the three runners-up – Dilana, Magni Ásgeirsson, and Toby Rand’s band Juke Kartel – agreed to go on tour with Supernova. Besides all that, Tommt Lee came up with his autobiography, ‘Tommyland.’

4# Tommyland: The Ride

In 2005, Tommy Lee came with his second solo album  Tommyland: The Ride. The CD was the soundtrack to the book and included the singles “Tryin to be Me”, and “Good Times” – which was the theme song for his reality TV show Tommy Lee Goes to College. 

Plus it added “Hello, Again” featuring Andrew McMahon from Something Corporate and Jack’s Mannequin.

5# Tosh.0

In 2010, Tommy Lee was shown in a famous show Tosh.0, which was to be aired on ‘Comedy Central. Also, he played a singer role in the episode of ‘Californication.’ 

6# Monuments to an Elegy

In 2014, Toomyt was seen to perform in Monuments to an Elegy, a famous alum of the Smashing Pumpkins. In the same year, Lee rejoined his first band Mötley Crüe for a completion of farewell. 

As part of the agreement, the four members of the band signed a contract, highlighting that anybody wouldn’t be rejoining the band as a solo performer unless they all together. 

7# Andro

In 2020, Tommy Lee released his third solo album Andro. It was Lee’s first solo album in 15 years, so his first since around 1989 which included tracks with titles like:

  • “Knock Me Down”
  • “Soma Coma”
  • “Caviar on a Paper Plate”
  • “Tommy Lee” (a self-titled track)

Even in the same year, Lee came with his first horror film ‘The Retaliators’ directed by Samuel Gonzalez Jr. and Bridget Smith. It was a super hit that has received positive reviews from 88% of critics on Rotten Tomatoes.  

8# Halloween in Hell

In October 2020, Tommy Lee played the role of the Devil in a fictional horror musical podcast called “Halloween in Hell”. 

This podcast series had 4 episodes, all released in the same year. Besides Lee, Iann Dior, 24kGoldn, Dana Dentata, Phem, and Machine Gun Kelly were also part of this cast. 

Tommy Lee’s Personal Branding And Activities

Beyond his drumming career, Tommy Lee was seen as very active in entrepreneurial business ventures. One example was creating his own clothing line, as a foray into the fashion industry. This clothing line of Lee was appealing to fans especially those who liked Tommy Lee’s bold, edgy style and “rockstar” persona.

Besides all this, he has also been involved in various philanthropic endeavours and charitable causes. He was seen as highly supporting animal welfare and environmental conservation. Through this, Lee could make a positive contribution to society as well as strengthen his personal brand and public image

Tommy Lee’s Recent Drumming-related  Updates & Performance 

Tommy Lee is always famous for his stunning performances whether it is a solo or group concert.  Now have a short glimpse at all of the latest updates of Tommy Lee on drumming-related shows and activities:

Rock Fest

On June 07, 2023, Tommy Lee of  Mötley Crüe had a live show on the Festival Stage at the Sweden Rock Festival. Millions of fans witnessed the outstanding powers of Tommy Lee’s drumming on full display. 

During the whole festival, was the centre of attention and delivered a “jaw-dropping” solo performance which was enough to earn both widespread praise and acclaim from music critics. 

Business & Collaborative Ventures 

Beyond the realm of music, the fame of Tommy Lee was spread to various business ventures as well. We have already discussed this clothing brand. 

Besides he has explored his business in the chain of tattoo parlors. Even along with drummer, Tommy Lee was renowned as one of the hottest tattooed celebrities as well. 

Recently, Tommy Lee has been busy in many collaborative ventures as well, highlighting new opportunities that will show his willingness to the musical industry. He has joined a prominent rock band. They have been working together on a new studio album and expected to be released later in the current year.

Tommy Lee New Projects

This year, the Mötley Crüe group of Tommy Lee is busy on some new projects to gift his beloving fanbase. Also, it’s been a long year, there is no new album from the Mötley Crüe. 

Fortunately, Tommy Lee has told Desert Sun that, the group is not working on a single project but the fans will get many more from it. 

There will be up to three new song tracks in the new album and it is surely going to be insane, Lee added in the discussions. He just revealed on the song track named  ‘Dogs Of War’ that they are almost finished with video editing. 

Awards & Achievements 

Throughout his music career, Tommy Lee has won several accolades for his amazing contribution to the music industry. The most noted ones are in 1986 and 1987 when he was nominated for ‘Best Drummer’ and won the  ‘Metal Edge Readers’ Choice Awards  

Tommy Lee’s Personal Life & Marital Status 

Behind the glamor, let’s have a short glimpse of Tommy Lee’s personal life and marital status. 

To be truthful, the personal life of Tommy Lee has always been rising among the fanbase and rumours. This is because Tomme Lee was seen in a bunch of relationships throughout his music career.

  • Starting from 1984, he tied the knot with Elaine Starchuk, with whom he divorced within 1 year. 
  • Just after two years, on May 10, 1986, Tommy got married for the second time to Heather Locklear, the famous American actress. But unfortunately, it did not last long and the couple got divorced in 1993. But later it was shown in the 2019 Netflix biopic movie “The Dirt”, which covered the story and history of the band Mötley Crüe.
  • After that, Tommy Lee met with well-known American actress Bobbie Brown and was in an open relationship. But just after four years of their relationship, Lee met with Pamela Anderson. But this couple also got divorced in 1998. After the divorce, there was a legal dispute between them regarding custody rights and arrangements for their children and it lasted until 2002.
  • Anyway, in 2022, Lee was engaged to Mayte Garcia and had a relationship until 2003. 
  • In 2008, it was heard that Lee started living again with ex-wife Anderson but again spit soon afterwards. 
  • In 2008, Lee engaged with Greek-German singer Sofia Toufa and got married on February 14, 2019.

Real Estate

On February 14, 1995, Tommy Lee bought his first home in the hills of Malibu which was worth about  $837,886. This was the home which Tome Lee basically shared with Pamela after their marriage. 

After returning from Mexico, the coupe has done a large renovation of the home and made a large safe in their safe.

The Malibun was so beautiful that was even toured in a famous episode of “MTV Cribs” and aired in 2000. Soon afterwards, Lee sold the house for about  $2.5 million.

Here are some short details of his Malibu beach house: 

Malibu, CaliforniaApproximately 5,000 square feetExpansive outdoor entertainment areaState-of-the-art home theatrePrivate beach accessInfinity poolGourmet kitchenSpa-like bathrooms

In 2007, Lee bought his other mansion in Calabasas, California for $5.85. Recently, Tommy put his spectacular home on the market for $4.59 million. You can have a short glimpse of the key features of that mansion:

Brentwood, CaliforniaApproximately 10,000 square feetMultiple bedrooms and luxurious en-suite bathroomsGated entry and long private drivewayIndoor/outdoor living spacesImpressive wine cellarIn-home gym and wellness centerSprawling gardens and manicured landscaping

Tommy Lee’s Net Worth & Salary?

Tommy Lee’s throughout career is the perfect reflection of this passion for the music industry. As of 2023, Tommy Lee’s estimated net worth is up to  $75 Million and to be true he merits every bit of that wealth. 

He was the founder of the Motley Crue from which he has seen considerable financial success. According to the research, since ’81 his estimated earnings from selling the albums, songs and tours from the band are over $26 million.

Beyond the music industry, Lee has different business ventures which also added to his wealth and helped diversify his income streams. 

Tommy Lee’s Car Collection 

Along with the elevated talent in music, Tommy Lee is also very popular due to his extensive car collection. He has a good collection of luxurious pieces, enough to prove his passion for the car as well, aligning well with his wealthy lifestyle.

Besides high-end cars, he is a big fan of customised motorcycles as well. Anyway, here is a short list of the car collection of Tommy Lee, highlighting their pricing:

Car List Worth 
Rolls Royce Wraith $300,000.
F8 Tributo$283,950
Audi R8$148,000
Fisker Karma$115,000
1968 Chevrolet Impala$50,000

Key Facts 

Here are a few fascinating key facts about Tommy Lee you should know:

  1. Tommy Lee is viewed as one of the most famous, well-known, and even more controversial rock stars. His notoriety and fame lie within the context of his heavy metal music genre and scene.
  2. While Tommy Lee is best known for his heavy metal drumming in Mötley Crüe, his versatility was also in his eclectic session work with various artists across genres like pop, soul, and alternative rock over the years. As a noted example, in 1991, Tommy Lee was seen playing the drums on the song titled “Streets of Pain” by the artist Richard Marx. It was co-written by Fee Waybill from the band The Tubes. 
  3. In 1998, Tommy Lee was sued because he had a tattoo of a Nazi swastika on his arm that was visible to others.
  4. Tommy Lee’s unique and attention-grabbing drumming setup is called the “Crüecifly” that he used during Mötley Crüe’s live concerts.
  5. Throughout his music career, Tommy Lee was arrested for several legal issues like domestic violence, public indecency, and assault.
  6. Beyond music, Toomy has also a great interest in photography as well which he showcased through his various photographs off-stage or on stage.
  7. In 1994, Tommy Lee had a severe car accident in which he faced a near-death experience.
  8. Tommy Lee is passionate about participating in extreme and adventure sports such as skydiving, bungee jumping, and shark diving.
  9. Tommy Lee hold records in the Guinness Book for the longest drum solo performance with his largest drum kit during a concert. 
  10. Tommy’s father David Lee Thomas Bass, was an army agent of US America and his mother  Vassiliki “Voula” Papadimitriou once participated in the Miss Greece beauty contest in 1957.
  11. He highly supports animal rights and PETA. He believed that these animals should be set free into the wild because he felt SeaWorld was mistreating the whale, who was their primary breeding male. Due to that, he sent a letter to the president of SeaWorld Terry Prather in 2010 and requested there to concentrate on the proper treatment of the Tilikum the orca whale. 
  12. In the letter, Lee requested SeaWorld’s inhumane sperm collection practices with Tilikum to prevent any further loss of human life by releasing the captive orcas.

Tommy Lee Twitter Flash | Get Trendy News & Updates 

Tommy Lee is always a controversial and outspoken figure who has built a large number of followers on Twitter. The complete feed of Tommy is a stream of sensual jokes, attention-grabbing stunts, political facts and so on. Have a short glimpse of some of the best tweets on Tommy Lee’s Twitter account:

1. Tommy Lee’s Twitter post triggered a wave of funny memes and reaction content across the internet

On Tuesday, February 7, 2023, the  60-year-old drummer posted an NSFW (Not Safe For Work) picture of himself on his Twitter account. Even it is not new. Tommy Lee has always been trending following his NSFW photo. It captures the mixture of curiosity and caution that were expressed by their comments. 

For example, one user @ilana1441 stated she would not check out why Tommy Lee was trending, saying she had “learned her lesson last time. Another user @EmilyRB expressed her feeling that after checking out why Tommy Lee was trending, she would go play word games instead.

2. Tommy Lee from the band Mötley Crüe went viral on Twitter for sharing a letter criticizing President Trump, but he did not actually write that letter.

In 2018, Tommy Lee was trending on Twitter for sharing an expletive-filled letter criticizing President Donald Trump. The letter quickly went viral and mocked Trump’s recent press conference and comments about his popularity in India, calling Trump delusional. 

However, comedian Sarah Silverman pointed out that Lee did not actually write the letter. It was originally published in 2017 by an author named Aldous J. Pennyfarthing. This is not the first time Lee has shared an anti-Trump rant mistakenly attributed to him. Lee has repeatedly raised his voice for Trump, insulting him and his supporters. 

3. Tommy Lee left social media after his son Brandon said their recent fight was caused by Tommy’s drinking problem.

In March 2018, Tommy Lee tweeted that he was quitting social media after his son Brandon blamed their recent fight on Lee’s alleged alcoholism.  This was started when 21-year-old Brandon and his 55-year-old father Tommy got into a scuffle that left Tommy with a swollen lip.

Brandon said he had tried to organize an intervention for his father’s alcoholism but failed. He said Tommy would cooperate with law enforcement and just wants his father to get healthy. But Tommy denied Brandon’s claims on Twitter. 

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the Twitter bio of Tommy Lee?

Tommy Lee set his Twitter bio as “MAN OF MY WORD. #BLM”

2. How many followers and tweets have been posted on Twitter so far?

There are about 81,657 tweets and  2,956 followers on Twitter of Tommy Lee. 

3. How many albums has Tommy Lee released?

Since ‘81 both as a Mötley Crüe member and solo performer, Tommy Lee has multiple albums throughout his career. However, it is difficult to clarify the exact number as he is continuing to create new albums and songs. 

4. What are the most famous songs of Tommy Lee?

Throughout his music career, Tomme Lee was involved in various songs and albums. Some of the most popular songs of Tommy Lee are listed as  “Kickstart My Heart”, “Home Sweet Home”, Hold Me Down, Ain’t Tellin Me Nothing,  “Girls, Girls, Girls”,  “Wild Side”, “Shout at the Devil”, and so on. 

In Closing!

Undoubtedly, Tommy Lee has established a notable presence on the social media platform Twitter. With his millions of followers on his social media accounts, Tommy is always being on hype for sharing updates, opinions, and interactions with fans. 

Beyond that, Lee utilizes Twitter to promote his music and projects and give a glimpse into his life and interests. In particular, he is known as a rising star on Twitter Tommy Lee, proving that he has fully embraced Twitter as a medium to extend his public person conveniently.