Nikki Sixx

1958 - Today

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Nikki Sixx (born Frank Carlton Serafino Feranna Jr.; December 11, 1958) is an American musician, best known as the co-founder, bassist, and primary songwriter of the heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, being the only member to remain throughout their entire history. Prior to forming Mötley Crüe, Sixx was a member of Sister before going on to form London with his Sister bandmate Lizzie Grey. In 2000, he formed side project group 58 with Dave Darling, Steve Gibb and Bucket Baker, issuing one album, Diet for a New America. Also in 2002, he formed the hard rock supergroup Brides of Destruction with L.A. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nikki Sixx has received more than 13,990,334 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Nikki Sixx is the 139th most popular musician (up from 589th in 2019), the 826th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,084th in 2019) and the 37th most popular American Musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 14M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.82

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.61

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.53

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among musicians, Nikki Sixx ranks 139 out of 3,175Before him are Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, Fernando Sor, Buddy Holly, Roger Glover, Arnaut Daniel, and Cliff Richard. After him are Malcolm Young, Maria João Pires, Caetano Veloso, Bill Evans, Carlos Kleiber, and Ray Manzarek.

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Among people born in 1958, Nikki Sixx ranks 23Before him are Jamie Lee Curtis, Marie Fredriksson, Alec Baldwin, Kevin Bacon, Bruce Dickinson, and Tzipi Livni. After him are Tim Robbins, Jamal Khashoggi, Wong Kar-wai, Lyudmila Putina, Keith Haring, and Hugo Sánchez.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Nikki Sixx ranks 826 out of 20,380Before him are Arthur Ashkin (1922), William Howard Stein (1911), Robert Downey Jr. (1965), Samuel Barber (1910), Jonas Salk (1914), and Howard Hawks (1896). After him are Tim Robbins (1958), Dick Fosbury (1947), Mark Zuckerberg (1984), Michael Bloomberg (1942), John Dos Passos (1896), and Scott Joplin (1868).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Nikki Sixx ranks 37Before him are Glenn Miller (1904), Lionel Richie (1949), Chris Isaak (1956), Cyndi Lauper (1953), Nat King Cole (1919), and Buddy Holly (1936). After him are Bill Evans (1929), Ray Manzarek (1939), Benny Goodman (1909), Dizzy Gillespie (1917), James Hetfield (1963), and Don Shirley (1927).