Currently lives in Florida. Though past attempts at reuniting The Runaways have failed, a future reunion is still a strong possibility (2002).
She has English and Italian ancestry.
Gave birth to her 1st child at age 38, a son James Leonard Gillette on May 13, 1997. Child's father is, her now estranged second husband, Jim Gillette.
Once dated Nikki Sixx of Mötley Crüe in the mid-1980s.
In 2005, Lita made a rare guest appearance on the LOU album "The Other Side". The track "I Want to Be Loved" featured Lita on guitar and vocals.