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C.C. Deville Net Worth

How rich is C.C. DeVille?

C.C. DeVille net worth:
$10 Million

C.C. DeVille information

C.C. DeVille information

Birth date: May 14, 1962
Birth place: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Height:1.71 m
Profession:Guitarist, Actor
Education:New York University
Nationality:American
Children:Vallon Deville Johannesson
Music groups:Poison, Samantha 7

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Bruce Anthony Johannesson, born on the 14th of May, 1962, is an American musician who became famous for his band Poison using the stage name C.C. DeVille.

So how much is DeVille’s net worth? As of mid 2016, it is reported to be $10 million, acquired from his years being a musician and for appearing in television.

C.C. Deville Net Worth $10 million

Born in Bay Ridge area of Brooklyn, New York, DeVille started his love for music at a very young age. He sites that his love for music stared when he saw the Beatles perform on “The Ed Sullivan Show”. Later on his parents gave him a guitar and a Japanese Telecaster copy. He listened to various rock bands that later on became his inspiration.

Some of the bands that piqued his interest included Black Sabbath, The Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, The Who and Kiss to name a few.

At the age of 18, DeVille joined the band Lace in Brooklyn and began performing around town. He also studied for a while in New York University to pursue a degree in music theory but he dropped out to pursue a career in music. He decided to move to Los Angeles in 1981 and joined various bands to score a career in music. Some of the bands he joined include St James, Lace Slip, Screaming Mimi and Roxx Regime. Although it was a slow start his career in music was growing and so was his wealth.

DeVille stumbled upon a band called Poison in which he auditioned to be their lead guitarist. He fought for the position against another guitarist named Slash that later became popular too. Ultimately, he got the position and officially became part of the band along with bassist Bobby Dall, drummer Rikki Rockett, and vocalist Bret Michaels.

The band’s first album was released in 1986 entitled “Look Who the Cat Dragged In”. Their song “Talk Dirty to Me” became a massive hit and immediately increased the sales of their album. The song also catapulted the band to success thus increasing the net worth of the boys and DeVille.

Poison released they second album after two years entitled “Open Up and Say…Ahh!” and once again performed very well. It became multi-platinum and the songs “Nothin’ But a Good Time” and “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” topped the charts. Their third album “Flesh and Blood” released in 1990 performed just as well as the last two cementing Poison as one of the top rock bands of their time.

After non-stop success, DeVille also experienced some low when he had a falling out with the band. In 1991, while the band was performing at the MTV Video Music Awards, DeVille played “Talk Dirty to Me” instead of “Unskinny Bop”. Vocalist Bret Michaels accused him of being drunk and under the influence of drugs, thus he was kicked out of the

DeVille tried to create his own band Samantha 7, but after some years he eventually reconnected with band.

Aside from being successful musically, DeVille also had a short stint in television where he appeared in the reality show “The Surreal Life” in its sixth season.

Today, DeVille is still with Poison and the band still performs and goes on tour from time to time.

In terms of his personal life, DeVille and his girlfriend Shannon Malone have one son, Vallon Deville Johannesson.


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Born to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American Rock 2014 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Rock of Ages 2012 lyrics: "Sister Christian / Just Like Paradise / Nothin' But a Good Time" - as Bruce Anthony Johannessen / music: "Sister Christian / Just Like Paradise / Nothin' But a Good Time" - as Bruce Anthony Johannessen
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2012 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Lay the Favorite 2012 writer: "Unskinny Bop" - as Johannesson
Metal Evolution 2011 TV Series documentary writer - 2 episodes
Gymkhana 4: The Hollywood Megamercial 2011 Short writer: "Nothin' But a Good Time"
Hop 2011 writer: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
Yogi Bear 2010 writer: "Nothin' But a Good Time" - as Bruce Johannesson
Hot Tub Time Machine 2010 writer: "Talk Dirty to Me", "Cry Tough" - as Bruce Johannesson
Cop Out 2010 writer: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
The 63rd Annual Tony Awards 2009 TV Special writer: "Nothin' But a Good Time"
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past 2009 writer: "Nothin' But A Good Time"
Nitro Circus 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Adventureland 2009 writer: "I Want Action" - as Bruce Johannesson
(500) Days of Summer 2009 writer: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
The Rocker 2008 writer: "Nothin' But a Good Time" - as CC Deville
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay 2008 writer: "Nothin' But a Good Time" - as Bruce Johannesson
South Park 2007 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock 2007 Video Game writer: "Talk Dirty To Me" - as CC De Ville
SingStar Amped 2007 Video Game writer: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
Rock of Love with Bret Michaels 2007 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol 2007 Video Game "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
Beerfest 2006 writer: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" - as Bruce Anthony Johannesson
Grandma's Boy 2006 writer: "Talk Dirty to Me"
Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo 2005 writer: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
Mr. & Mrs. Smith 2005 writer: "Nothin' But a Good Time"
The O.C. 2005 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Friday Night Lights 2004 writer: "Nothin' but a Good Time"
Chappelle's Show 2004 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Grind 2003 writer: "Nothin' But a Good Time" - as CC Deville
Pauly Shore Is Dead 2003 writer: "I Want Action" - as B. Johannesson
On the Line 2001 writer: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
Beavis and Butt-Head 1996 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Son in Law 1993 performer: "Hey Good Lookin'" - as C.C. DeVille
MTV Video Music Awards 1991 1991 TV Special writer: "Talk Dirty to Me"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
South of Nowhere 2005-2006 TV Series Raiff Davies
Just Shoot Me! 2002 TV Series Lloyd
A Letter from Death Row 1998 uncredited

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bret Michaels: Life As I Know It 2010 TV Series composer - 1 episode
South of Nowhere 2005 TV Series songs performed by - 1 episode
A Letter from Death Row 1998 musician: guitar, Party Rock Band

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hot Tub Time Machine 2010 the producers wish to thank

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My First Guitar 2011 Documentary Himself
Lemmy 2010 Documentary Himself (uncredited)
E! True Hollywood Story 2009 TV Series documentary Himself
Poison: Live, Raw and Uncut 2007 TV Movie Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2007 TV Series Himself
The Tyra Banks Show 2007 TV Series Himself
The Surreal Life: Fame Games 2007 TV Series Himself - Participant
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2006 TV Series Himself
The Surreal Life 2006 TV Series Himself
Waking Up Dead 2005 Documentary Himself
Lit: All Access 2004 Video documentary Himself
Spin the Bottle: An All-Star Tribute to Kiss 2004 Video short Himself
You Rock with... 2003 TV Series Himself
Poison: Rock Legends 2003 Video documentary Himself
The Making of Bret Michaels 2002 Himself
Poison: Greatest Video Hits 2001 Video documentary Himself
100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock 2000 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself - Member, Poison
Season by Season 2000 TV Series documentary Himself
Behind the Music 1999 TV Series documentary Himself
MADtv 1995 TV Series Himself
Turn Up the Volume 1 1991 Video documentary
Hard 'N Heavy Volume 10 1991 Video documentary Himself - Poison
Hard 'N Heavy Volume 8 1990 Video documentary Himself - Poison
Unplugged 1990 TV Series documentary Himself
The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years 1988 Documentary Himself (Poison guitarist)

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#Fact
1 Replaced original Poison guitarist Matt Smith when the band moved out to Los Angeles.
2 He & his girlfriend, Shannon Malone, welcomed their first child March 2007. Their son Vallon Deville Johannesson weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces.
3 Guitarist for the glam metal band, Poison.
4 Along with Poison, frontman for the rock group, Samantha 7.


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