James Alan Hetfield is an American musician and songwriter best known as the lead singer...

Hetfield is married to Francesca Tomasi, and the two of them have three children together. 

Hetfield was born on August 3, 1963, in Downey, California, to Virgil Lee Hetfield and Cynthia Bassett (née Nourse).

His father was a truck driver whereas his mother was a light opera singer.

His parents split up in 1976, and his mother died when he was 16 years old, in 1979.

Hetfield found a classified ad posted by drummer Lars Ulrich in a Los Angeles local newspaper, ‘The Recycler.’

Celebrity Net Worth says that James Hetfield will have a $300 million net worth in 2022.