Facts about Neil Jason Wharton: His Wife, Mother, and Net Worth
Neil Jason Wharton rose to stardom as the son of the lead vocalist of the heavy metal band, Mötley Crüe, Vince Neil. Like most of the musician’s kids, Jason has also followed in his father’s footsteps. In fact, he is the frontman of his own band, Rock N Roll Junkies.
Neil enjoys a beautiful married life with his wife Marie with whom he shares a couple of kids. To know more interesting facts like this, read below.
- Neil is the only child between Tami Jones and Vince Neil. The lovebirds are high school sweethearts.
- He grew up alongside his mother but his father often used to visit him.
- Neil has followed in his father’s footsteps and is the frontman of his own band.
- He is also interested in golf. He is a married guy and also a father of multiple kids.
- Jason is a millionaire.
Who is Neil Jason Wharton’s Mother?
Neil Jason’s mother Tami Jones is most probably the first love of the Tattoos & Tequila singer, Vince. During an interview with Ozmail, Jason revealed his parents crossed paths in 1977.
His parents studied at the same high school. One day, when Vince was coming out of the boy’s room with a broken leg, due to a skating mishap, Tami caught his eyes and felt sorry for the future rockstar.
Neil himself said, “She wanted to help him with his books and he smiled at her. That’s what caught her eye.”
Neil Jason’s Parents Parted Ways After His Birth
After seeing each other for some time, the lovebirds welcomed Neil on October 3, 1978. At the time, both of them were still teenagers.
However, Neil’s parents’ relationship started deteriorating soon after his birth. As per Jason, his parents dated for nearly two years.
Soon after their split in 1978, Vince started living with his mother. One of the reasons Neil couldn’t live together with his dad was his father’s busy schedule. Later on, he used to split his time between his mum and dad.
One of Jason’s Siblings Died of Cancer
From his father’s side, he has two half-sisters Elizabeth Ashley Wharton and Skylar Lynnae Neil. Vince welcomed Eliza on October 29th, 1983 with his now ex-wife, Beth Lynn. Vince and Lynn were married from 1981 to 1985.
In April 1987 he married, Sharise Ruddell, a professional mud wrestler as well as a part-time model. The pair gave birth to Skylar on March 26, 1991.
Tragically, Skylar couldn’t live out her beautiful life as she passed away at 4 in August 1995 due to cancer.
Who Is Neil Jason Wharton’s Wife?
Neil Jason is happily married to his wife Marie Wharton for several years. Though he has not revealed the exact date of his marriage, we do know that they exchanged vows more than a decade ago.
Going through both Neil and Marie’s social media profiles we can see their honeymoon phase is still not over. They often share photos of each other with heartfelt captions.
Back in 2016, Neil shared a beautiful photo of Marie and their daughter and wrote the caption,
“These two ladies have my heart and soul. I wake up to them every morning and the biggest smile immediately hits my face. I think, how the hell did I get so lucky?! My heart. My soul. My wife. My daughter. My world. This woman has given me two beautiful children and also three amazing boys that I call my own.”
Neil Jason Wharton has Two Biological Kids and Three Step-Kids
Neil shares two children with his spouse Marie. In 2011, he welcomed his very first child, a son Trace. Then in Jan 2015, he became father to a daughter Hailee Marie. Neil’s father made the big announcement through Twitter.
He captioned the post, “My granddaughter Hailee Marie was born today at 2:28 pm. Weighs 6 lbs 12 ounces and is 20 inches long!”
Apart from the two kids, Jason is also a stepfather to three sons from his wife Marie’s previous relationships. Though he rarely speaks about his step-boys, he has said a number of times how lucky he feels to be their father.
One of his step-sons, Christian aka Caelum is a singer. Neil’s partner Marie often shares music videos of her son.
Rumors about Neil’s Other Wife
Most online sources claim that he is currently married to his long-time girlfriend Jennifer Bonet, instead of Marie. However, this information cannot be further from the truth.
From his social media activity, we can clearly say he is married to Marie and not Jennifer.
Neil Jason Wharton Is a Singer Like His Dad
Neil had a great passion for rock music from an early age. However, after graduating from college with a degree in hotel management, he went to Nevada and began his early career in the respective field. He worked in Laughlin at the front desk of Harrah’s Casinos.
But his passion for music made him realize that he was missing something real in his life. Hence, he created a band name Rock ‘n’ Roll Junkies. The members of the band include Matty Vincent, bassist, Steven Talbott, guitarist, Patrick Labuda, drummer, and himself as the frontman.
The band has performed in many places across the USA including at the Crue Fest in Los Angeles and Cleveland.
Neil Jason and His Band Is Into Charity
Back in 2012, when 12 people were shot to death in the Aurora theater shooting, Neil and his Rock ‘n’ Roll Junkkies raised a fund for the victims’ families. They raised money by performing alongside seven other local bands at the Grizzly Rock in Lakewood.
Jason told CBS Denver,
“Every penny that we raise, everything that we make goes directly to the victims’ families and that’s the least that we could do.”
Besides, his group also aims to benefit the Skylar Neil Memorial Foundation. After the death of his half-sister Skylar Lynnae Neil, his dad formed the organization. The main focus of the foundation is to spread awareness that helps in preventing children from various illnesses.
Neil Jason Wharton’s Net Worth
Wharton has a total net worth of $5 million as of 2023. He mainly makes his fortune in the music industry. Besides, his dad has an estimated net worth of $50 million.
|Full Name||Neil Jason Wharton|
|Birthday||October 2, 1978|
|Siblings||Two half-siblings: Elizabeth Ashley Wharton & Skylar Lynnae Neil|
|Profession||Frontman of Rock ‘n’ Roll Junkies|
|Net Worth||$5 million|
|Children||Five (Two Biological and Three Step-Kids)|