Who is Elaine Starchuk, Tommy Lee’s ex-wife? Wiki bio
Elaine Margaret Starchuk was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on April 7, 1964, so her zodiac sign is Aries and she is a Canadian national. She is a former model and dancer but perhaps best known as the ex-wife of famed American musician Thomas Lee Bass, a founding member of the heavy metal band Mötley Crüe.
Early life and education
Elaine grew up an only child in Vancouver – her father was a lawyer while her mother worked as a secretary at a local firm. Elaine’s parents were very religious and she went to church every Sunday, but after she left home she stopped going to church.
Elaine was physically active when she entered high school, playing various sports, including soccer, while dreaming of becoming a famous model. After her entrance exam, she decided not to enroll in a university, preferring to continue her modeling career.
Career as a model and car accident
It is widely believed that Elaine had her breasts augmented in the early ’80s, shortly after enrolling in high school, and then signed with a Vancouver modeling agency. She was 18 when she did her first photoshoot, while gaining recognition after becoming a Playboy model and living in Hugh Heffner’s Playboy Penthouse – Elaine was rumored to have slept with Hugh, as Hugh was thought to be at the time sleeping with all his Playboy models (“bunnies”).
Elaine has also dabbled in acting as she appeared in the 2007 action-adventure sci-fi movie “Transformers” starring Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox, winning 30 awards and being nominated for 44 others, including three Oscars. She was also good at makeup, and one time she did Avril Lavigne’s lashes.
On May 13, 2013, Elaine was waiting at the counter of Nature’s Fare Market when a car drove in and pinned her against the wall. She was taken to a hospital and against what the doctor advised, she signed her discharge papers and went home only to wake up in pain. Elaine suffered damage to her shoulders, neck, back, chest and right foot, while one of her breast implants ruptured and she had to replace both implants in December 2013.
On this day in 1984, Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee married his girlfriend, nude model Candice (Elaine Margaret…
Because she was both physically and mentally injured, the court awarded her $442,000 in damages.
Elaine was energetic before the accident, but has since been physically unable to do many things, and her career has suffered greatly.
Love life and marriage with Tommy Lee
In 1982, Elaine met Tommy Lee at one of his band’s gigs, and they began dating that night. After dating for two years, they married on November 24, 1984 in a private ceremony, only to divorce the following year. Before Tommy, she had a short-lived relationship with Gregg Giuffria, a famous American rock musician.
In 1987, Elaine began dating Taime Downe, an American rock singer best known as a member of the band Faster Pussycat; they dated for several months, but in 1991, Elaine started seeing Todd Marshall, and they married in 1992, but divorced in 1996. After that, Elaine had a relationship with Anders Eriksson, a famous Swedish hockey player, from 1999 to 2004. Elaine also had a relationship with the famous English rock singer David Coverdale, but it lasted less than four months. Currently, she appears to be single.
Hobbies and other interests
Before the car accident, Elaine was physically active as she did several workouts each week at the gym and followed a strict diet as it was important to her modeling career.
1984 Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee married his girlfriend, nude model Candice, (Elaine Margaret Starchuk). The marriage lasted a month. Lee has also been married to actress Heather Locklear and former Playboy Playmate Pamela Anderson. #Here comes the bride #TommyLee pic.twitter.com/wrL96i1VgV
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She traveled frequently, both for work and because it was her main hobby, and had been all over the US, while also traveling to Europe at least once a year to visit countries such as France and England. This all changed after the accident as she couldn’t do many of the things she used to love to do, but she found some new hobbies like reading books and watching movies.
Elaine enjoys reading romantic books such as “Dear John” and “Call from an Angel” written by Nicholas Sparks and Guillaume Musso respectively, and she also enjoys watching comedy movies, with some of her favorite actors and actresses being Jim Carrey, Robin Williams and Sandra Bullock – some of her favorite movies are “Bruce Almighty”, “Dead Poets Society” and “Miss Congeniality”.
How rich is Tommy Lee’s ex-wife now? Appearance and power
Elaine is 56 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 1.73 m tall and weighs about 61 kg. As of May 2020, her net worth is estimated to be over $500,000 while Tommy’s assets is said to be over $70 million.
Who is Tommy Lee? Wiki bio
Thomas Lee Bass was born in Athens, Greece on October 3, 1962 – his zodiac sign is Libra and he holds American nationality. He was raised in Los Angeles alongside his younger sister Athena by their Greek mother Vassilikki ‘Voula’ Papadimitrious who was a model, and their American father David Lee Thomas Bass who served as a sergeant in the US Army.
Tommy was four years old when he got his first drumsticks, buying his first original drum kit when he was about 14. He attended a local high school where he played football but dropped out to pursue his career as a musician, inspired by his favorite bands at the time – Led Zeppelin, AC/DC and Van Halen. In 1981, Tommy, Nikki Sixx, Mick Mars and Vince Neil founded the band Mötley Crüe at the age of 19.
Their debut album “Too Fast for Love” was released in 1981 and became a hit, as did their other albums that followed, such as “Shout at the Devil” in 1983, “Theatre of Pain” in 1985 and “Girls, Girls, Girls” in 1987.
The entire band was using various drugs such as cocaine, heroin, and marijuana at the time, while also drinking alcohol to excess. Tommy left the band after their fifth album Dr. Feel Good’ came out in 1989.
He formed a new band in 1999 – Methods of Mayhem – while also appearing on other people’s albums, including Red Zombie, an American musician, programmer and voice actor. After Tommy left Methods of Mayhem, he formed a new band in 2006, Rock Star Supernova.
He has appeared in several reality TV shows such as “Tommy Lee Goes to College”, “Battleground Earth”, and “The Goldbergs”.
Tommy’s love life has been quite spectacular. After his divorce from Elaine, Tommy married Heather Locklear, a famous American actress, on May 10, 1986, but they divorced seven years later in 1993. He dated Bobbie Brown, another American actress, and they got engaged in 1994, but broke up apart. in the same year. On February 16, 1995, Tommy met Canadian actress Pamela Anderson, best known for her role on the TV series “Baywatch” and for being a former Playboy model. They married just four days after meeting on February 19, 1995 and Pamela gave birth to their son Brandon Thomas on June 5, 1996, while their second son Dylan Jagger followed on December 29, 1997 – then Tommy and Pamela divorced in 1998.
Tommy dated Mayte Garcia, an American singer, dancer and actress best known as Prince’s ex-wife and they got engaged in 2003 only to separate in the same year. In 2014, he got engaged to Sofia Toufa, a German singer and rapper, but they separated in 2017. Since February 14, 2019, Tommy is engaged to Brittany Furlan, an American internet personality and actress.
Tommy was sentenced to six months in prison in 1998 for assaulting his ex-wife Pamela while holding their son Dylan in her arms. Tommy was arrested in the later years for various other counts, including wounding, inciting a riot, and negligence after a four-year-old boy drowned during Tommy’s son’s fifth birthday.
Tommy is a huge animal lover, an animal rights advocate and an active member of the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).