James Hetfield Biography | Age, Net Worth, Musician, Singer, Family, Height, Nationality |

Facts of James Hetfield

Full Name: James Hetfield
Age: 59 years 10 months
Birth Date: August 03,1963
Horoscope: Leo
Lucky Number: 4
Lucky Stone: Ruby
Lucky Color: Gold
Best Match for Marriage: Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries
Birth Place: Downey, California, USA
Father's Name: Virgil Lee Hetfield
Mother's Name: Cynthia Bassett
Marital Status: Married
Gender: male
Husband / Wife Name: Francesca Hetfield
Siblings: One
Profession: Musician
Education: Downey High School
Weight: 89Kg
Height / How tall? : 6 feet 2 inches (1.88m)
Salary: $45,832
Net Worth: $200 million
Ethnicity: mixed (English-German-Irish)
Nationality: American
Hair Color: Light brown
Eye Color: Blue
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Quotes: Did I enjoy the tour? It was different. It was a good idea. We really had no idea what was going to come with it. They're a different type of band--and I use the word "band" loosely. It's a guy and some other guys. We were out to show people that there was something a little more progressive and hardcore than Guns N' Roses. And to go about it our way. But it was hard going on, dealing with [Axl Rose] and his attitude. It's not something we'd want to do again.
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Who is James Hetfield?

James Hetfield is a well-known American musician, singer, and songwriter best known as the co-founder, lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, and main songwriter for the well-known American heavy metal band Metallica.

What is James Hetfield famous for?

  • As an American musician, singer, and songwriter.

James Hetfield: Bio, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

How old is James Hetfield?- James Alan Hetfield was born on August 03, in the year 1963, in Downey, California, the United States. His current age is 59, and his zodiac sign is Leo.

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His father‘s name is Virgil Lee Hetfield, and his mother‘s name is Cynthia Bassett. Hetfield’s nationality is American, and his ethnicity is mixed (English-German-Irish).

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Education History

Talking about Hetfield’s education history, he went to Downey High School.

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Did You Know?

  1. What is James Hetfield’s birth name?- James Alan Hetfield is his birth name.
  2. How old is James Hetfield? – He was born on August 03, in the year 1963. Currently, Hetfield’s age is 59 years old.
  3. What is James Hetfield’s Zodiac Sign?- His zodiac sign is Leo.
  4. What is James Hetfield’s net worth?- According to the data for the year 2022, Hetfield’s net worth is around $200 million.

All about James Hetfield’s Career

Hetfield discovered a classified ad filed by drummer Lars Ulrich in the Los Angeles local newspaper ‘The Recycler.’ They both formed ‘Metallica,’ a heavy metal band, in 1981. They were accompanied by guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassist Cliff Burton.

Because of the group’s strong sound, big record labels initially rejected them, so its management opted to start its own label. Their debut album, ‘Kill ‘Em All,’ released in 1983, featured early 1980s British metal trends. The following album, ‘Ride the Lightning,’ featured social and political themes, while the third album, ‘Master of Puppets,’ (1985), was regarded as a masterpiece by reviewers.

During a promotional tour for ‘Master of Puppets,’ their bus crashed over a piece of black ice outside Stockholm, and Cliff Burton has catapulted out the window and murdered instantaneously. ‘Metallica’s’ next album, ‘…..And Justice for All,’ was released in 1988 and featured the tune ‘One,’ which was their first music video and was well-received on MTV. The album peaked at number six on the Billboard 200.

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In August 1992, while on tour with ‘Guns ‘N Roses,’ a pyrotechnics mishap on stage at ‘Olympic Stadium,’ Montreal, burst in flames, and Hetfield got second and third-degree burns on his left side. (He had previously fractured his arm while skating.) ‘Load’ (1996) and ‘Reload’ (1997) were their next two albums (1997). The song ‘The Memory Remains,’ from the album ‘Reload,’ exemplifies Hetfield’s creative prowess. Following these albums were ‘S & M’ (1999) and ‘St. Anger’ (2003).

Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky produced and directed the film. Following the departure of Jason Newsted (in 2001), the band hired Robert Trujillo (a bassist from Ozzy Osbourne’s band). ‘Death Magnetic,’ released on September 12, 2008, broke Metallica’s previous album sales record and debuted at number one on the Billboard charts. In 2013, the band released a film, ‘Metallica: Through the Never,’ as well as a soundtrack. ‘Hardwired……

Net Worth and Salary

What is James Hetfield’s net worth?- Hetfield has a net worth of approximately $200 million. As a musician, he has an average salary of $45,832. Also, as a singer, he earns about $70,766.

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Awards and Nomination

In 1992 Metallica received the award for “Enter Sandman” for the best rock song. Followed by receiving the award “Best Metal Performance” for the songs “For whom the bell toll and”, “Better than you”. In the year 2000 Metallica received the award for “song of the year from the movie soundtrack” for the song “I Disappear”.

Relationship Status: Married?

Is James Hetfield married?- In 1992, James Hetfield began dating an Argentine celebrity, Francesca Tomasi. They dated for 5 years before marrying on August 17, 1997. Cali Tee Hetfield (born June 13, 1998, in San Francisco, California), Castor Virgil Hetfield (born May 18, 2000, in San Francisco, California), and Marcella Francesca Hetfield are their three children (born on January 17, 2002, in San Francisco, California). James has previously been linked to a woman called Alycen Rowse. In 1984, James was linked to Leah Storkson. In addition, in 1988, he began dating a lady called Kristen. The couple dated for over two years before splitting up in 1990.

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Height, Weight, Eyes Color

How tall is James Hetfield?- Hetfield has a height of 6 feet 2 inches and her weight is 89Kg. Hence, James has light brown hair and blue eyes.

Social Media

Hetfield is not active on any social media like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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