James Hetfield Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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James Hetfield (James Alan Hetfield)

Last Updated: 03 Aug, 2023 | Views: 245

Age: 60

Profession: Musician

Other Profession(s): Song writer

Famous For: Musican Compose Master of Puppets Song

Higher Education: Graduated

James Hetfield Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
03 Aug, 1963 (60 Years 01 Month 19 Days)
Birth Country
United States
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James Hetfield Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography)

James Hetfield is a popular American musician, singer, and songwriter, born in 1963. His greatest achievements include co-founding the renowned heavy metal band Metallica and acting as its main singer, rhythm guitarist, and major composer. Hetfield is known for his strong vocals, violent guitar playing, and devastating songwriting.

James Hetfield's Career: 

In 1981: Hetfield co-founded Metallica along with drummer Lars Ulrich. The band's early years were marked by constant lineup changes, leading to the recruitment of bassist Cliff Burton and lead guitarist Kirk Hammett.

In 1983: Metallica released their debut studio album, "Kill 'Em All." 

In 1984: "Ride the Lightning," Metallica's second album, helped establish the group's fame and highlighted Hetfield's progress as a lyricist.

In 1986: "Master of Puppets," a seminal album by Metallica that is sometimes recognized as the best metal record ever, was released. Hetfield's songwriting and powerful vocal performances contributed to the album's success.

In 1991: "The Black Album," which has its own name, was released. It became a massive commercial success and elevated Metallica to worldwide stardom. Hetfield's songwriting and vocals on hits like "Enter Sandman" and "Nothing Else Matters" solidified his position as a rock icon.

The 2000s and Beyond: Metallica continued to release albums, including "St. Anger" (2003), "Death Magnetic" (2008), and "Hardwired... to Self-Destruct" (2016).

James Hetfield's Personal Life:

On August 17, 1997, Hetfield married Francesca Tomasi, and the two are parents to three kids. Their current residence is in Vail, Colorado, hometown of his wife's parents.

James Hetfield's Guest Appearances:

"Baby Hold On" was performed by Hetfield at the Eddie Money tribute concert.

Hetfield sang "Stone Cold Crazy" during the Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert.

Hetfield's picture could be seen in the Rammstein song "Haifisch."

James Hetfield Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 185 cm
In Meters 1.85 m
In feet & Inches 6'1"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 80 Kg
In Pounds 176 lbs
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James Hetfield Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Virgil Hetfield
Mother's Name
Cynthia Hetfield
Francesca Hetfield
Christopher Hale, David Hale
Deanna Hetfield
Castor Virgil Hetfield
Marcella Francesca Hetfield, Cali Tee Hetfield

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