Mandy Brixx: Who was Duff McKagan’s first wife?

Mandy Brixx: Who was McKagan's first wife?

Who is Mandy Brixx?

Mandy Brixx is best known as the ex-wife of Micheal Andrew Duff McKagan. Mandy’s ex-husband, Duff is an American musician, famous as the bass guitarist in the band Guns N’ Roses.

On May 28, 1988, Mandy met Duff McKagan and they got married in 1986, after approximately two years of courting. However, they divorced on April 1st, 1990. In addition, she prefers to keep her personal information private, therefore neither her nationality nor the identities of her zodiac sign or ethnicity have been made public. 

Mandy was the first wife of Duff McKagan who has been married three times and had two daughters with his third wife Susan Holmes-McKagan but none with Mandy Brixx. It is unknown to the public if she is currently married to another person or if she has children.

Mandy Brixx was McKagan’s first wife, whom he married on May 28, 1988; the two were together for a short period and decided to divorce on April 1, 1990, for reasons unknown to the public. He then married Linda Johnson in September 1992, and the union disintegrated into a divorce in September 1995. After four years, he met and married Susan Holmes on August 28, 1999. They are still together to date and have two daughters: Grace Elizabeth who was born in August 1997 and Mae Marie, born in July 2000. Seattle is home to McKagan and his family.

Mandy Brixx is an American citizen, who was born on May 13, 1963, in Santa Monica, California in the United States of America. She is 60 years old now. Her claim to fame was her alliance with the group The Lame Flame and her short marriage to Duff.

Mandy Brixx was a singer and had her own group

According to a publication on, it was made known that Duff McKagan’s first wife, Mandy used to work as a hostess in a Los Angeles-based restaurant. It was also revealed that she used to rap, and even had a rap group called The Lame Flames.

Mandy formed the band, The Lame Flames, with two of her friends, Lisa Curland and Iris Berry.

Mandy’s academic background and details at university are unknown. Neither has she disclosed anything regarding her parents, siblings, career, or relationship history. She is not very active on social media and she has kept accounts set to private. We can duly conclude that she wants to keep her life a secret and away from the mouths of the general public.

Mandy’s ex-husband, Duff McKagan is a renowned American musician

On the other hand, Mandy’s ex-husband Duff McKagan is a famous American musician, songwriter, and author. He was born on February 5, 1964, in Seattle, Washington. McKagan is best known as the bassist and a founding member of the iconic rock band Guns N’ Roses.

In the hard rock band Guns N’ Roses, with whom he spent twelve years playing bass, he enjoyed success on worldwide in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Following their initiation into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2016, McKagan re-joined the group.

Mandy Brixx’s ex-husband, McKagan created the short-lived group Neurotic Outsiders and released a solo album, “Believe in Me” (1993), during the close of his first run with Guns N’ Roses. After leaving Guns N’ Roses in 1997, McKagan briefly reformed his previously successful Seattle punk band 10 Minute Warning before launching the still-active hard rock group Loaded, where he plays rhythm and lead guitar.

Michael Andrew McKagan, the youngest of Marie and Elmer “Mac” McKagan, parents of Mandy Brixx’s ex-husband had eight children, grew up in Seattle’s mostly working-class University District. Since he was a young child, he has been addressed as “Duff,” which he previously described as “an Irish thing.” His mother took a job as a medical stenographer to help maintain the family when his parents were divorced. 

He learned how to play bass from his brother Bruce, and he improved his abilities by practicing while listening to the albums 1999 by Prince and Damaged by Black Flag. McKagan said in his book, It’s So Easy (And Other Lies), that he modeled his playing after punk bassists such as Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead, Paul Simonon of the Clash, and Barry Adamson of Magazine.

Duff McKagan, is also an accomplished author. He has written books such as “It’s So Easy (and other lies)” (2011), which is his memoir, and “How to Be a Man (and other illusions)” (2015), which offers advice and reflections on life. He is involved in various humanitarian endeavors, including supporting organizations focused on music education and human rights.