Facts of James Hetfield
|Full Name||James Hetfield|
|Birth Name||James Alan Hetfield|
|Profession||Musician, Singer, Songwriter|
|Birth City||Downey, California,|
|Father Name||Virgil Hetfield|
|Mother Name||Cynthia Hetfield|
|Date of Birth||August 3,1963|
How Much Is Metal Legend James Hetfield’s Net Worth?
Legendary Metallica frontman James Hetfield has a net worth of around $300 million as of July 2019. He amassed this net worth from a career spanning more than 41 years. He is known for his incredible work in the music industry.
Hetfield is considered one of the best frontmen and metal musicians in the world. He and Metallica have left an incredible mark on music history and are undoubtedly the premier metal band who have been one of the best metal acts in the world for more than 4 decades.
The Grammy Award winner and Rock and Roll Hall Of Famer is considered the voice of the 80s and 90s metal. He has also worked with other rock legends like Ozzy Osbourne, Dave Grohl, Slash and Jimmy Page collaborating with them on various occasions.
Net Worth - Income Sources, Salary, Earnings, Movies
James Hetfield has a net worth of $300 million as of July 2019 according to Celebrity Net Worth while other sources report his net worth to be around $340 million.
He amassed this stellar and long-lasting career which started back in 1978.
Hetfield has earned millions every year and is one of the richest metal musicians in the world.
He earned $2.3 million from the live album The Big Four: Live from Sofia, Bulgaria which was released in 2010.
He also made an appearance in the movie like Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, which earned him a decent amount.
Metallica Album Sales & Earnings From Tour
Metallica is one of the bestselling metal acts in the world, in fact, they have sold over 125 million albums worldwide as per data from Wikipedia.
The following table lists the album and sales of his iconic band.
|July 25, 1983||Kill 'Em All||8.5 million (Global)|
|July 27, 1984||Ride the Lightning||4,334,000 (US)|
|March 3, 1986||Master of Puppets||4,578,000 (US)|
|August 25, 1988||...And Justice for All||5,330,000 (US)|
|August 12, 1991||Metallica||16,830,000 (US)|
|June 4, 1996||Load||5,088,000 (US)|
|November 18, 1997||Reload||4,036,000 (US)|
|June 5, 2003||St. Anger||2,000,000 (US)|
|September 12, 2008||Death Magnetic||1,853,000 (US)|
|November 18, 2016||Hardwired... to Self-Destruct||4,000,000 (Global)|
Apart from this, he also earns from the revenue of merchandise sales, and tours.
In fact, their European tour in 2018 earned the band around $50 million and their earnings were $2 million per night on average.
To learn more about how bands earn from gigs and tours click here.
Instagram Earnings & Endorsements Deals
Hetfield is known all over the world and has over 547k followers on his Instagram as of July 2019.
According to Influencerbay, he earns around $962 to $1,649 per post made on the social media platform.
He is also endorsed by various brands and uses equipment from ESP Guitars. He is one of the main endorsers of ESP Guitars his signature guitarist the” ESP Iron Cross Snow White James Hetfield Signature”.
Assets, Houses, Cars, Expenses, Taxes & Insurances
The multimillionaire musician has a lot of properties all over the nation.
In fact, he turned over 1,000 acres of land to the Marin Agricultural Land Trust.
To add to this, he also has a house in Vail, Colorado, the USA where the average house price is around $922,300.
He also lived for some time in the Bay Area but moved out after experiencing elitist attitudes from his neighbors.
Hetfield also has a lot of extremely extravagant cars in his garage, check it out:
|1.||1936 Auburn Roadster|
|2.||1937 Lincoln Zephyr|
|4.||Ford F-100 Pickup|
|6.||Buick Skylark ‘Skyscraper’|
|7.||1936 Ford ‘Iron Fist’ Coupe|
Looking at his car collection we can say that he is a fan of classic cars and doesn’t mind spending the big bucks on these marvelous vehicles.
He may also pay hefty income, property, and vehicle taxes as per the laws of his state and county.
He might also have insurance of his health, life, body, and assets but the exact plans and policies are not available in the media.
Hetfield is involved with the charity called Little Kids Rock which helps, encourages and enables children to play popular music.
With Metallica he has donated a lot to charities, in fact, Metallica donated around $50,234.60 to homeless people in Manchester. Similarly, they donated around $78,848 to a homeless charity in Ireland.
James Hetfield’s Personal Life: Wife, Age, Height, Kids, Family & Daughter
James Hetfield was born James Alan Hetfield on August 3, 1963, in Downey, California, the U.S to father Virgil Hetfield and mother Cynthia Hetfield.
As of July 2019, his age is 55 and has a height of 6 feet 1 inch (185 cm).
Hetfield, an American by nationality belongs to mixed ethnicity; hails from English, German, Irish, and Scottish heritage.
He has two half-brothers named Christopher Hale and David Hale. Similarly, he also has a sister named Deanna Hetfield.
James went to Downey High School and then went to Brea Olinda High School; he graduated high school in 1981.
Regarding his relationships, he is married to Francesca Hetfield. They have been married since August 17, 1997, and share 3 children together.
They have 2 daughters named Cali Tee Hetfield and Marcella Francesca Hetfield along with a son named Castor Virgil Hetfield.