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 got his first taste of music in his childhood after taking 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 band would eventually win nine Grammys and sell more than 125 million albums. To date they have released 10 studio albums, four live albums, three extended plays and 39 singles. James was ranked #24 in Hit Parader magazine's list of "Top 100 greatest vocalist of all-time". Metallica's most successful album so far is their 1991 self-titled release "Metallica" which is also known as the black album. This album has sold 17 million copies worldwide. Their 1988 release "…And Justice for All" has sold 5.3 million copes. Their 1996 album "Load" has sold 5.1 million copies. Hetfield has had many successful singles with Metallica including "One", "Enter Sandman", "The Unforgiven", "Nothing Else Matters", "Until It Sleeps", "Turn the Page", "I Disappear", and many more. For much of his life, James Hetfield lived in Marin County, California. He eventually moved to Vail, Colorado but back in Marin he owns an extremely valuable real estate portfolio that includes hundreds of acres of undeveloped land. He also has a residence in Maui, Hawaii. He has been married to Francesca Tomasi since August 1997 and together they have three children.