C.C. DeVille is the lead guitarist of the multi-platinum-selling rock band Poison. His work with the band has sold over 45 million records worldwide,including 15 million in the United States. He named himself after his favorite car, the Cadillac Coupe Deville.
He has also acted in both reality television and television drama shows. He starred in The Surreal Life season 6 and The Surreal Life: Fame Games. DeVille also formed a band in 1998 called Samantha 7. In 2015, DeVille was ranked at number one by VH1 as the most underrated hair metal guitarist of the ’80s.