Who is James Hetfield and what is his net worth 2018? James Alan Hetfield or James Hetfield is an America-based musician, singer, and songwriter who was born on August 3rd, 1963 in Downey, California, US. He is also known as the co-founder, lead vocalist and main songwriter for the band Metallica. The star has won 9 Grammy awards in his career till now. IN 2009 he was ranked at no.9 in Joel McIver’s book “The 100 greatest metal guitarists” and also ranked at no. 24 by Hit parader on the list of 100 greatest metal vocalists of all time.
In addition to these, he was mentioned in lots of other magazines for his guitar works and got a position in various top 100 lists. Hetfield loved music during his early ages and that can be seen with the report that says that he started playing guitar at the age of 14, however, he learned piano and drums at the age of 9 only. He has spent around 40 years in the industry and has managed to attract a lot of eyes with his work.
He has worked under the labels of Warner bros., Elektra, and Megaforce. The star has released 10 studio albums, three live albums, 24 singles and four extended plays till now. In these 40 years of his work, he has managed to fetch a lot of money for him and that is why there are lots of people around who want to know about the money that is earning and also they want to know about the earning sources that he is having. So, let’s answer those people and dig more information about his life to know about his net worth.
James Hetfield Net Worth
As the star has worked in the industry for around 40 years, he has managed to gather a lot of money with the talent that he has got. He is known as one of the best guitarists of all time and thus the income that he receives is quite high. Though the star was an alcoholic few years before, but soon after the rehabilitation in the year 2001, he has lived a clean life. It can be assumed that in a career of 40 years, he would have endorsed several products that could have added a lot of money to his net worth. If not so, his music works have gathered him a lot of money. Right now the net worth that he is having is around $215 million and it is still increasing. The star is still quite active in the industry and it can be seen that the star might come up with a few new songs either written by him or sung by him.
We all know that various celebrities show their love towards different kinds of luxuries. Many of them buy various luxurious cars; others buy luxurious houses or many other assets. In his case, he carries a love for both expensive cars as well as luxurious properties. According to reports, he loves riding classic custom cars and has owned a few of them. Not only that, according to reports he also owns a Lamborghini, Ferrari, Aston Martin and other cars. Though there isn’t any confirmation about him owning these cars, but he has been seen riding these cars various times and has also been seen clicking pictures with these cars.
So it is clearly visible that the star has a lot of love for expensive cars which is very obvious for a person with a net worth of $180 million. In addition to the cars, he also owns a pretty luxurious house in California. According to reports, he had bought this house for a whopping amount of $4.5 million and this house contains every kind of amenities a person needs. The house contains 6 bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms and is spread over an area of 7,488 sq. ft. Unfortunately, the star doesn’t own any other luxurious assets till now but is possible that he might buy a few of them from his net worth in the coming years.
The star is seen spending his good time with his family especially after he returned from the rehabilitation. Here is the family detail of the star.
• Father – Virgil Hetfield
• Mother – Cynthia Hetfield
• Brother – Christopher Hale, David Hale
• Sister – Deanna Hetfield
• Spouse – Francesca Hetfield
• Son – Castor Virgil Hetfield
• Daughter – Cali Tee Hetfield, Marcella Francesca Hetfield
So this was everything about your favorite singer, guitarist and songwriter James Hetfield. We hope that he adds a lot more amount to his net worth in the coming years with his good work.