James Hetfield Net Worth
James Hetfield Net Worth: James Hetfield is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter who has a net worth of $300 million. James Hetfield is most famous for being the lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter for the popular heavy metal band, Metallica. He is also one of its founding members along with drummer Lars Ulrich. He was born James Alan Hetfield on August 3, 1963, in Downey, California. Hetfield felt the charm of music in his early childhood when he took piano lessons. By the time he turned fourteen, he realized that playing rock music was his true calling. It was in October of 1981 that he co-founded Metallica with drummer Lars Ulrich. The bandwould eventually win nine Grammys. They have released nine studio albums, three live albums, four extended plays and 24 singles. In addition to his duties with Metallica, Hetfield has also guest-played on friend's albums, (Primus' 1999 all-star affair Antipop), and sometimes not (ex-Faith No More guitarist Jim Martin's solo debut Milk and Bloodand Corrosion of Conformity's Wiseblood). Thanks to his incredible skills as a vocalist, he was positioned 24th in the "Top 100 list of the greatest vocalist of all-time" by the influential magazine "Hit Parader". It was perceived as a big honor for Hetfield, who continues to crank out best-selling albums and sold-out tours with his band.