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Emi Canyn is an American singer who was the ex-wife of the musician Mick Mars. She and Mick Mars were known as the motley crue backup singers on their tours. Also, she gained attention and fame for being an ex-wife to the guitarist Mick Mars. Her husband Mick is the guitarist and co-founder of Motley Crue, the heavy metal band.

Birth Name

Emi Jo Schmidt

Nickname

Emi

Profession

Singer

Genre

R&B, Soul, Pop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Canon, She Roc, and Alice N Thunderland

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Emi Canyn was born on the 5th of December 1954, in Tacoma, Washington, United States.

Died

On the 25th of February 2017, Canyn passed away at age 62. She died in her home in Lacey, Washington. We do not know the cause of death but most likely she died a natural death.

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Ethnicity

White

Religion

Christianity

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Education

In 1973, Canyn attended Mount Tahoma High School and completed her schooling.

Family Details

  • Father –  Floyd Schmidt
  • Mother – Eleanor Schmidt
  • Siblings – Joan McMahan (Sister), Jon Schmidt (Brother), Jeri Ovechka (Brother), Rob Schmidt (Brother), Douglas H. Schmidt (Sister), Kenneth Schmidt (Sister), and Barbara Reines (Brother)

Marital Status

Married

Girlfriend / Spouse

Emi Canyn has dated –

  • Mick Mars (1990–1994) – In 1990, Canyn married Mick Mars after dating for several years and decided to marry. However, the marriage didn’t last long after spending their married life together for 2 and a half years the couple found some difficulties living together and decided to divorce in May 1994.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 6 feet 2 inches
  • In centimeters – 188 cm
  • In meters – 1.88 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 61 kg
  • In Pounds – 134 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-24-35
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 33B

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Brown

Hair Color

Blonde

Shoe Size

She wears a size 11 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Emi became known for being the second ex-wife of Mötley Crüe guitarist Mick Mars. She has worked in back vocals for the band and has ties to other bands including Canon, She Roc, and Alice N Thunderland.

Singing Debut

In 1970, Canyn started her passion for music after she moved to California. Emi also sang as the lead vocalist for several bands like Canon, She Roc, and Alice N Thunderland. Additionally, Mick’s ex-wife also toured with the popular band Motley Crue and sang as the backup vocalist.

Emi Canyn Net worth

Emi Canyn has an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars as of 2023.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Emi Canyn

  • Emi was born and brought up in Tacoma, Washington.
  • In 1970, Canyn started her passion for music after she moved to California.
  • The well-known musician joined several rock bands while pursuing her musical career. Canyn’s relocation to Los Angeles allowed her to join several bands. These included Alice N Thunderland, She Roc, and Canon.
  • She is popular as the ex-wife of Mick Mars who is the lead guitarist and co-founder of the rock band Motley Crue. Her husband Mick is the lead guitarist and co-founder of the rock band Motley Crue since the early 1980s.
  • On February 25, 2017, at the age of 62 she died in Lacey, Washington in the presence of her father Floyd, mother Eleanor, and sister Joan.
  • On April 15, 2017, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hosted a memorial service in honour of Emi Canyn. The precise cause of her passing has not yet been made public.
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