Where Is Tommy Lee’s First Wife Elaine Starchuk Now? Untold Facts

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Where Is Tommy Lee’s First Wife Elaine Starchuk Now? Untold Facts
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Elaine Starchuk is a former Penthouse and Playboy model. But she is primarily recognized in the media as the ex-wife of American musician and founding member of Mötley Crüe, Tommy Lee. Though she had a very short-lived marital relationship, the couple dated for a while before they tied the knot.

Well, since the divorce from her husband, Elaine is apparently leading a solitary life and is busy with her career. But what does Elaine Starchuk do for a living?

Besides, Starchuk also met a terrible accident back in 2013. Also, find out some of the interesting facts about Starchuk’s professional and personal life.

Elaine Starchuk Early Life, Age

Elaine Starchuk was born on 7th April 1964 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Her birth name is Elaine Margaret Starchuk and was born under the birth sign Aries. As of 2021, she is 57 years of age.

She spent a major part of her childhood in Vancouver but shortly moved to Los Angeles in 1979. At present, she resides in Vancouver.

Talking about her nationality, she is Canadian and white in terms of ethnicity. When it comes to her parents, she has remained tight-lipped and has barely talked about her family details in the media.

Elaine Starchuk’s Career: She Was a Model In the Past

Starchuk was a successful model in the past. With an inclination towards the modeling and glamour industry from an early age, Elaine began modeling at the age of 18. Thus, she moved to Los Angeles in 1979.

Elaine Starchuk on the cover of Penthouse
Elaine Starchuk on the cover of Penthouse

As a model, she has worked with some prominent magazines like Playboy, Penthouse Magazine Miss Nude BC, and a few more. In fact, she has even been featured on the cover of Penthouse Magazine.

With her growing popularity, Elain also worked as the lash extensions model for Avril Lavigne’s lashes. Moreover, she also worked in the film Transformers.

She Is the CEO of Enlightened Lashes

The former lash extension model, Elaine is the founder & CEO of Enlightened Lashes at present. Well, Enlightened Lashes is a premier lash company, which offers revolutionary new application techniques and programs.

CEO of Enlightened Lashes Elaine Starchuk
CEO of Enlightened Lashes Elaine Starchuk

Well, she has been active with the company since November 13, 2006. While she also initially modeled for the brand, but after an accident in 2013, she is no longer able to apply it herself.

Starting off the company with only three people in the British Columbia area, she is the first woman to teach eyelash extensions in Canada.

As of 2020, the business runs worldwide, including Asia, & Europe.

Her Personal Life: Elaine Starchuk Married Tommy Lee In The Past

56-years-old Elaine married Mötley Crüe singer and drummer Tommy Lee in the past. They married in December 1984. But unfortunately, their marriage was very short-lived as they separated after a week of their marriage. They finalized their divorce in 1985.

Elaine Starchuk with her ex-husband Tommy Lee
Elaine Starchuk with her ex-husband Tommy Lee

Though they could not lead their marriage for a long time, Elaine and Tommy reportedly dated for two years before they actually tied the knot. Her relationship with Tommy is one of her most talked about affair.

When Did Elaine and Tommy Meet?

There are no confirmed details about their first meeting available. But they are assumed to have met back in 1982 when she was still struggling to make it into the modeling industry.

Other Relationships & Boyfriends

No doubt, Elaine’s relationship with Tommy is her most known relationship, but she also dated a few other men in the past. Apart from Tommy, he was also reportedly married to Todd Marshall. Unfortunately, like her marriage with Tommy, this relationship too ended in a divorce pretty soon.

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Similarly, there are also reports of her relationship with a guy named Anders Erikson. They dated for 5 years before calling it quits.

Does Elaine have any Children?

Though she dated a number of men, the former model does not have kids of her own. However, her ex-spouse Tommy has two kids, Brandon Thomas Lee and Dylan Jagger Lee, from his second marriage with actress Pamela Anderson.

While Brandon was born on June 5, 1996, Dylan was born on December 29, 1997. They are 24 and 22 years old respectively.

Elaine, however, had a cat who died recently in December 2019.

Starchuk loves animals
Starchuk with her cat

She also made a post on her Facebook with her cat and a heartfelt captioned, “RIP my beautiful princess my heart is crushed I will love you forever and ever my sweet angel …12 years of unconditional love.”

Elaine Starchuk Met An Accident in 2013

On May 13, 2013, a car hit the former playboy model Elaine, as she stood as a customer inside Nature’s Fare Market. An elderly man named Helmut Hannig crashed his SUV in the front of the shop, eventually hitting the deli counter.

Starchuk, who also happened to be the customer inside, ended up with broken ribs. She was rushed to Royal Columbian Hospital, where she was treated.

The accident caused soft tissue injuries to her upper limbs, neck, chest, right foot, and shoulders.

She received a total of $442,000, in damages from the accident. This included $150,000 for future loss of earning capacity, $50,000 for past loss of earning capacity, $10,000 for specific therapy and $5,000 for pain management, and a total of around $135,000 for pain and suffering.

She has undergone Breast Implants & Surgery

The beautiful model had a breast implant in the past in the 80s when she had just made it into the glamor industry. But in December 2013, she has to undergo surgery after she found that the accident had torn her implants. This even caused her to suffer from several other post-traumatic stress disorders and had chronic pain.

Apart from the breast implants, she also allegedly had other cosmetic surgeries including botox and lip fillers. However, there is no authentic proof of the matter.

She Is Against Animal Cruelty

Starchuk is a strict vegan and an animal rights activist. To stop the ongoing cruelty against animals, she introduced high-quality synthetic fiber lashes, Faux Mink. 

Further, she also has concerns against caging animals just for beauty purposes.

Where is Elaine Starchuk now?

Nowadays, Elaine is living a great peaceful life. The beautiful lady has found peace through Yoga. If we take her Facebook account into consideration, then surely we can easily say she has finally attained that elusive peace of mind which many of us haven’t been able to find.

Starchuk is pretty much on all social media platforms including Twitter and Facebook and has her company Enlighted Lashes profile on Instagram.

Elaine Starchuk
Elaine Starchuk

She is most active on Facebook where she comes up with several enlightening posts every now and then. She is rarely active on Twitter with just 136 followers as of October 2020.