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James Hetfield Net Worth

James Hetfield Net Worth

Net Worth: $175 Million

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  • Source of Wealth Music
  • Birth Place Downey, California, United States
  • Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)
  • Marital Status Married (Francesca Hetfield)
  • Full Name James Alan Hetfield
  • Nationality American
  • Date of Birth August 3, 1963
  • Occupation Musician, Singer, Producer
  • Children 3 (Marcella Francesca Hetfield, Cali Tee Hetfield, Castor Virgil Hetfield)
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About James Hetfield

James Hetfield Net Worth is estimated to be $175 million as of March 2013. James Hetfield is a well known guitarist, singer and songwriter. He is one of the richest songwriters in the world. Born in California, he has a mixed descent. He is better known as the lead songwriter of Metallica.

He had a charm of music from his childhood where he took piano lessons and later turned up to drums at a very young age of fourteen. He co-founded Metallica with Lars Ulrich and later took it to great heights. He takes pride in playing key role in Metallica for grabbing Grammy awards nine times.

An influential magazine “Hit Parader” positioned him 24th in the “Top 100 list of the greatest vocalist of all-time”. It was perceived as a big honor for Hetfield. His band “Metallica” has featured twelve albums and the status of his band is widely acknowledged as a hit.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of James Hetfield's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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Earnings 2013 N/A
Record Sales 2013

Estimated earnings from the sountrack album Metallica Through the Never with Metallica (certified gold by ZPAV)

$10,000
Earnings 2011 N/A
Record Sales 2011

Estimated earnings from the collaboration album Lulu with Metallica and Lou Reed (16,000 copies sold in the U.S.)

$16,000
Earnings 2010 N/A
Record Sales 2010

Estimated earnings from the live album The Big Four: Live from Sofia, Bulgaria with Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax (certified 2x platinum by RIAA and ARIA, platinum by ABPD, and gold by BVMI)

$2,320,000
Earnings 2009 N/A
Record Sales 2009

Estimated earnings from the live album Orgullo, Pasión, y Gloria: Tres Noches en la Ciudad de México with Metallica (certified 3x platinum by ABPD, and platinum by CAPIF and AMPROFON)

$190,000
Earnings 2008 N/A
Record Sales 2008

Estimated earnings from the album Death Magnetic with Metallica (certified 4x platinum by Music Canada, 3x platinum by ARIA, BVMI, IFPI-FIN and IFPI-SWE, 2x platinum by RIAA, and platinum by BPI and IFPI-SWI)

$5,019,000
Earnings 2003 N/A
Record Sales 2003

Estimated earnings from the album St. Anger with Metallica (certified 2x platinum by RIAA, ARIA, Music Canada, BVMI and RMNZ, platinum by IFPI-FIN, IFPI-NOR, IFPI-SWE and IFPI-SWI, and gold by BPI)

$3,545,000
Earnings 1999 N/A
Record Sales 1999

Estimated earnings from the live album S&M with Metallica and San Francisco Symphony (certified 6x platinum by RIAA, 3x platinum by Music Canada, 2x platinum by IFPI-SWI and RMNZ, platinum by ARIA, BVMI and IFPI-SWI, and gold by BPI and IFPI-FIN)

$8,954,000
Earnings 1998 N/A
Record Sales 1998

Estimated earnings from the cover album Garage Inc. with Metallica (certified 5x platinum by RIAA, platinum by ARIA, IFPI-SWE and RMNZ, and gold by BPI, BVMI, IFPI-FIN, IFPI-NOR and IFPI-SWI)

$2,657,000
Earnings 1997 N/A
Record Sales 1997

Estimated earnings from the album Reload with Metallica (certified 4x platinum by RIAA, 2x platinum by ARIA and Music Canada, platinum by BVMI, IFPI-FIN, IFPI-SWE and IFPI-SWI)

$7,055,000
Earnings 1996 N/A
Record Sales 1996

Estimated earnings from the album Load with Metallica (certified 5x platinum by RIAA, 4x platinum by Music Canada, platinum by BVMI, IFPI-FIN, IFPI-NOR and IFPI-SWE)

$9,684,000
Earnings 1991 N/A
Record Sales 1991

Estimated earnings from the album Metallica with Metallica (certified diamond by RIAA and Music Canada, 12x platinum by RMNZ, 8x platinum by ARIA, 4x platinum by IFPI-NOR, IFPI-SWE and IFPI-SWI, 3x platinum by IFPI-FIN, 2x platinum by BPI, and platinum by BVMI)

$21,261,000
Earnings 1988 N/A
Record Sales 1988

Estimated earnings from the album ...And Justice for All with Metallica (certified 8x platinum by RIAA, 3x platinum by Music Canada, 2x platinum by ARIA, platinum by IFPI-FIN, IFPI-NOR, IFPI-SWI and RMNZ)

$9,986,000
Earnings 1986 N/A
Record Sales 1986

Estimated earnings from the album Ride the Lightning with Metallica (certified 6x platinum by RIAA and Music Canada, platinum by ARIA, IFPI-FIN and RMNZ, and gold by BPI)

$6,796,000
Earnings 1984 N/A
Record Sales 1984

Estimated earnings from the album Ride the Lightning with Metallica (certified 6x platinum by RIAA, platinum by ARIA and Music Canada, and gold by BPI)

$6,270,000
Earnings 1983 N/A
Record Sales 1983

Estimated earnings from the album Kill 'Em All with Metallica (certified 3x platinum by RIAA, platinum by ARIA and Music Canada, and gold by BPI)

$3,270,000
Earnings 1980 N/A
Asset 1980

Value of his Electra Flying V guitar

$200,000
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