She is a global phenomenon. Captivating audiences’ world over with her on stage guitar performances, Nita Strauss is better known by her stage name Meg Murray and her unparalleled guitar skills with the all-female band, The Iron Maidens, playing heavy metal genre.
She was born in Los Angeles and for the past sixteen years Nita’s been doing world tours. Her skills with the guitar have given her the opportunity of playing with legends like Alice Cooper, Jamie Jackson the R & B great and the band Femme Fatale.
Nita Strauss Bio: Age, Early Life, Parents
Born on the 7th of December, 1986, Nita comes from an ancestry of great classical musicians. James Strauss, her father was also a well-known musician and played with the band Jiva in the seventies. Her lineage can also be traced to Johan Strauss, the renowned Austrian composer.
Nita Strauss Career Details
Nita took to heavy metal very early in her life. She started playing heavy metal by the time she was thirteen and by fifteen, he was touring Los Angeles with various bands. Her family encouraged and supported her and this helped her to achieve a lot of success. The famous magazine, Guitar World, ranked her in the top ’10 Female Guitar Players You Should Know’.
Nita had previously worked together with Alice Cooper to compose her own music and this led to her becoming a part of his band. She then went onto replace Orianthi as the lead guitarist of the band in 2014.
She has also performed in the WrestleMania event of the WWE in 2018, where she played the entrance score for Shinsuke Nakamura. Standing at five feet seven inches, the blonde haired Nita stills rocks at the age of 32.
There are a lot of albums and music credited to Nita, but among them, her most well-known albums are, Metal gear Rising: Revengeance and Heroes of the Storm.
Nita Strauss Dating History And Marriage Details
For quite some time now, Nita and Josh Villalta have been dating each other. He is in fact her manager and also the drummer of the band. They have toured several places in the US together. The couple is not secretive about their love life and they share a lot on social media.
In fact, Nita and Josh even took to Instagram during Valentine’s Day of 2019 to express their love for one another. She goes onto say that Josh is not only her best friend but also her faithful partner.
The couple has not decided to get married yet and although they are open about their relationship, it is not known whether they have started a family.
Nita Strauss Net Worth Details
As the lead guitarist for the well-known American rock legend, Alice Cooper, whose net worth is said to be $40 million, Nita has done quite well for herself as she has raked in quite a few millions herself. Nevertheless, her exact salary and earnings from her tours are not known.