Sharise Ruddell, Ex-Wife Of Vince Neil: Family, Children And Relationship

September 8, 2023   | March 22, 2024  | 

    Sharise Ruddell, the second ex-wife of Mötley Crüe vocalist Vince Neil, has set herself with her own recognition besides being a celebrity spouse. A former mud wrestler & reality TV star, Ruddell is currently a fashion and home designer.

    Ruddell, who still uses her ex-spouse’s surname “Neil”, was in a 5-year-long marital relationship with the Exposed singer. While together, they welcomed a daughter but she died after battling cancer. And what’s her post-divorce life like? Did she remarry? Get all about her family, relationship & career.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Sharise Niel (nee Ruddell) is the ex-wife of Mötley Crüe singer Vince Neil Wharton.
    • They divorced in 1993 after 5 years of marriage.
    • Sharise, a former wrestler, met her now ex-spouse at a house party.
    • She now works as a fashion and home designer.
    • Ruddell is one of four children of her parents, Gary Ruddell and Shirley Ruddell.
    • Her daughter Skylar died at 4 years old due to cancer.
    • After her divorce from Vince, she got into a short-lived relationship with Kirk Siegel and welcomed a son named Colt.
    • She has a net worth of nearly $ 1 million as of 2023.

    Who Are Sharise Ruddell’s Parents? Age & Nationality

    Born on October 27, 1964, Ruddell is the daughter of California residents, Gary Ruddell and Shirley Ruddell. She was raised in Huntington Beach, California. As of 2024, she is 59 years old. An American by nationality, she comes from a white ethnic background.

    Sharise Ruddell, ex-wife of Vince Neil
    Sharise, a native of California, has three siblings

    Sharise is one of four children of her parents. She grew up with her three siblings- two brothers: Gary Lee Ruddell and Gerg Ruddell and a sister, Shanae Ruddell.

    Studied At Whittier Christian High School

    Ruddell is an attendant of Whittier Christian High School located in La Habra, California. After high school, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue her career.

    Ruddell Works As A Fashion & Home Designer

    Vince’s ex-wife Sharise got familiar with designing after she began helping her then-husband with stage outfits. Moreover, she designed the 80-piece line of swimsuits called Exposed & made clothing for boutiques on Sunset Boulevard. However, following her divorce & death of her daughter, Ruddel took a break from her designing career.

    Later, she launched her own company NA-NA but it closed down shortly. Then, with her now ex-boyfriend Kirk Siegel, she opened up Pink Polka Dot, which specialized in denim designs. It gained international fame and has stores in the US, Japan, and Canada.

    Owns A House Renovation Company

    She is the owner of the company Home Sweet Home Remodel and Design. It works in renovating old houses and also remodeling the interior designs.

    In addition to this, Sharise is also serving at Renegade83 LLC as a casting producer. All in all, she seems to be very well-established.

    Sharise Ruddell Is A Former Mud Wrestler & Model

    Ruddell started her career as a mud wrestler and wrestled at the Hollywood Tropicana Club. She later switched from wrestling to modeling & designing career. She appeared in several popular music videos, including Motley Crue’s video, Girls Girls Girls.

    Ruddel’s Marriage With Now Ex-Husband Vince Neil

    Sharise was in a marital relationship with her singer husband Vince Neil for 5 years. They married on April 30, 1987, after a year of engagement. Both were dressed in beautiful white attires for their big day.

    Sharise and Vince married in 1987 & divorced in 1993.
    Wedding picture of Sharise and Vince

    As for a fact, she was the second wife of the Mötley Crüe frontman. Prior to Ruddell, he was married to his first wife Beth Lynn (full name: Elizabeth W. Lynn) for 6 years from 1981 to July 1987. With Beth, he welcomed a daughter named Elizabeth Ashley Wharton, born on October 29, 1983.

    Ruddell Met Vince At A House Party

    It was fate that Sharise Ruddell and Vince although not working in the same field ran into each other in November 1986. The metal singer hired mud wrestlers at one of his house parties and Ruddell was one of them. Neil fell in love with her & took her on in a fancy restaurant, L’Orangerie, located in Beverly Hills, on their first date.

    Reminding their first date, in a 2012 interview with Brave Words, she said “He was amazing, pursuing me like a gentleman,” of the singer’s first impression.

    Anger Issues Of The Singer Spoiled Their Married Life

    The Tattoos & Tequila artist often talked about several conflicts he had been into. Same gradually moved onto his marriage life too. Ruddell opened up about how she always feared about her relationship with Vince due to his drinking habit.

    She shared how she knew that she was in trouble as her husband was becoming much more alcoholic. Following the alcohol, Neil was also aggressive and could not handle conflicts well. He even shattered a glass table right in front of her when she said, “I’m not putting up with this,” during a fight. Soon it turned out to be true.

    Divorced Vince After Five Years of Marriage

    After constant stress from the drinking habit of her then-spouse, Ruddell finally gave up and filed for divorce after 5 years of marriage. Their divorce was finalized in June 1993. As a part of the settlement, she received an estimated $100k.

    Sharise’s Daughter Skylar With Her Ex-Spouse Died Of Cancer

    With her ex Vince Neil, she welcomed their only daughter Skylar Lyannae Neil on March 26, 1991. However, in April 1995, their 4-year-old kid got diagnosed with Wilm’s tumor, a rare form of cancer, which they initially thought was appendicitis.

    Sharise's daughter Skylar shared with her ex-husband Vince died of cancer at the age of 4
    Ruddell lost her daughter Skylar Lynnae Neil to cancer

    During Skylar Lynnae’s treatment, she had to go through 10 hours of surgery & doctors removed 6.5 pounds of tumor from her child’s stomach. However, after 4 months of fighting the cancer, their daughter died on August 15, 1995.

    Post-Divorce Relationship: Dated Kirk Siegel

    Following her separation from Vince Neil, she got into a relationship with Kirk Seigal, a fashion designer. However, their relationship didn’t last long as they separated in 2006.

    On the other, Sharise’s former husband got married two times further, totaling 4 marriages; with his third wife Heidi Mark (m. 2000- div. 2001), and then his fourth wife Lia Gherardini (m. 2005 – separated in 2010).

    Ruddell Shares A Son With Ex-Boyfriend

    With her former flame Kirk, the mud wrestler-turned-fashion designer welcomed a son named Colt Seigal on November 3, 2002. Often her son is a frequent mention on her Instagam. In November 2020, she shared a picture with him wishing him an 18th birthday.

    Is She In a Relationship Currently?

    No, Sharise Neil is not in a romantic relationship as of now. The last known boyfriend of hers is Steve Kinninger but the two later separated quietly. Earlier, she was dating a guy named Brandon which was chronicled in the reality series Ex-Wives Of Rocks.

    Dating Rumors

    The model got linked with several other celebrities, besides Vince. Yet another famous man in her life is 2Pac Shakur. The rumor about them being together was when people noticed Sharise wearing Shakur’s California Love Hat. But despite all the assumptions of the public, the truth about their possible relationship was never out.

    Also, she was in a rumored relationship with actor Judd Nelson, singer, Taime Downe, and the list goes on.

    Where Does Sharise Neil Live Today?

    Ruddell lives in California. Sharise bought a house in Chatsworth around 1991, where she spent most of her married life. After losing her daughter, she left the place.

    Ruddell is active on her Instagram account. She regularly shares pictures of going on adventures and vacations. She moves around several places as part of her work of remaking houses.

    Sharise Ruddell’s Net Worth: How Rich Is She?

    Sharise has been living a quite wealthy life. As of 2024, Ruddell’s net worth is around $1 million. She has been in several professions & owns her own designer clothing & home renovation company.

    On the other hand, her ex-partner, Vince Wharton had a wealth of over $5o million. Despite such a huge difference in their financial status, judging by how hard Sharise has been working, she will surely reach the heights of success very soon.

    Quick Facts
    Full Name Sharise Ruddell
    Popular Name Sharise Neil
    Birth Place Huntington Beach, California
    Birthday October 27, 1964
    Age 59 years
    Zodiac Scorpio
    Nationality American
    Ethnicity White
    Father Gary Ruddell
    Mother Shirley Ruddell
    Siblings 3 Gary Lee Ruddell (brother), Gerg Ruddell (brother), Shanae Ruddell (Sister)
    College Whittier Christian High School
    Profession Former-Mud Wrestler, Model, Reality Star, Fashion Designer
    Net Worth $1 million
    Height 5 feet 4 inches
    Eye Color Brown
    Hair Color Blonde
    Sexuality Straight
    Marital Status Divorced
    Relationship Status Single
    Ex Boyfriends Kirk Seigel, Steve Kinninger, Brandon
    Spouse Vince Neil Wharton (m. 1988- div. 1993)