Dec 11, 1958 Nikki Sixx born Frank Carlton Serafino Feranna Jr., in San Jose, CA. After performing as a bassist in various bands in Los Angeles, Sixx formed the group Mötley Crüe with drummer Tommy Lee. Their most successful album, Dr. Feelgood, remained on the charts for 114 weeks. Sixx's autobiography, The Dirt, was a New York Times best-seller. He currently hosts the morning radio show Sixx Sense with Nikki Sixx.