|Real Name/Full Name:
|Bruce Anthony Johannesson
|61 years old
|May 14, 1962
|Brooklyn, New York, United States
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Yes ( Vallon Deville Johannesson)
|Is CC Deville Gay?
|Net Worth in [current date format=’Y’]:
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Deville, known by his stage name as C.C, is an American musician and actor known to be a lead guitarist of an internationally sold band called Poison. His participation in the group has enabled the band to sell over 45 million records globally.
Deville took part in reality shows on television. He acted The Surreal Life season 6 series.
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Early Life & Biography
Bruce Anthony Johannesson (C.C Deville) was born on May 14, 1962, in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
At an early age of two years, Deville developed an interest in music after watching The Beatles perform on The Ed Sullivan Show. At the age of five years, Deville started to play guitar following an award of Japanese Telecaster Copy worth $27. Deville’s love for music became massive, and he started listening to bands such as David Bowie, Aero Smith, the Who, Queen, The Rolling Stones, and New York Dolls, just to mention a few of the bands.
Deville started to audition when he was 18 years old and later became part of the Lace band located in Boro Park, Brooklyn, New York. The band acquired a strong sexual ‘glam’ outlook. During this period, Deville started writing his song called Talk Dirty to me, which later featured on the first album of Poison called Look what the Cat Dragged In.
Deville enrolled at New York University, where he studied music theory, but he never completed his sessions. He later relocated to Los Angeles to pursue his career in music.
C.C. Deville is a married man to his long-time sweetheart, Shannon Malone. The two became parents in 2007 when Shannon gave birth to Vallon Deville Johannesson.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 14 May 1962, CC Deville is 61 years old as of today’s date 28th February 2024. His height is 1.83 meters tall, and his weight is 87 kg.
After taking part in additions, Deville’s impressed Ricki Rocket and Bobby Dall the bassist but did not impress Bret Michael, the vocalist. Deville did not perform preparation songs given to him, but he rather jammed with a guitar riff he composed himself. The riff featured in Talk Dirty to Me, Poison’s single, and it ultimately inaugurated the career of that band.
Deville took part in the writing of the first album of Poison together with Bret Michaels, Bobby Dall, and Ricki Rocket.
On August 2, 1986, look at what the Cat Dragged became released and included songs like I want action, I won’t Forget You and Talk Dirty to Me. The album received sales success after selling over 3 million copies in the United States. Deville released Flesh and Blood album in 1990, where he largely took part in writing most of the lyrics.
Poison band had set foot in high levels of success; however, some things began to pull it behind. For instance, members getting involved in drug abuse and substance, tensions, conflict with the lead singer, Bret Michaels. During one of the live stage performances, Deville’s fight with Michaels peaked backstage after Deville played the wrong song on stage. Deville was very high and intoxicated when he was performing on stage. As a result, Michaels fired Deville from the band and replaced him with Ritchie Kotzen, a guitarist.
Deville later formed his band named Needle Park. It featured Kelly Hansen as the vocalist, Tommy Henriksen as the bassist and James Kottak as the drummer. They then released Hey Good Looking song that later featured in Son-in-law film.
The band consisted of Deville and Ty Longley as guitarists, Krys Barato as the bassist, and Francis Luiz as the drummer. In 1999, they performed at Woodstock.
The name of the band has initially been Stepmothers. They later changed their name to Samantha 7 after a legal conflict with another group of the same name.
In 2007, the band released an album called Samantha 7 and later released “I Wanna Be Famous,” a soundtrack song used in The Surreal Life: fame games series.
In 1996, Deville and his former bandmates from Poison reunited. They recorded several shows as well as the mixed studio. In 2000, the band released Power to the People album. Deville is still part of the Poison band, and they work together on releasing other albums.
From 2005-2006, Deville featured in a television series called South of Nowhere on the N, where he took the role of Raifie Davis, a dad to Ashley Davies and Kyla Woods.
During Poison’s 20th Annual Anniversary Celebrations in 2006, Deville featured on The Surreal Life aired by VH1.
In 2002, Deville made short appearances on the last episode of Just Shoot Me, where he featured as Lloyd, an associate of airband GFK Groove cart.
Awards & Achievements
There is no source with information concerning Deville’s awards and achievements. However, his exceptional work in the music industry is an achievement for him.
Net Worth & Salary of C.C. Deville in [current date format=’Y’]
As of February 2024, C.C. Deville has an estimated net worth of more than $15 million. His wealth has been generated from his career as a musician as well as an actor.
Upon realization of his talent at an early age, Deville embraced it because he knew he would be proud of his choice later in life. As one goes through his story, he truly is a hardworking man despite challenges that come his way.