James Hetfield Größe, Gewicht, Alter, Ehepartner, Familie, Fakten, Biografie

James Hetfield Kurzinfo
Höhe 6 ft 1¼ in
Gewicht 89 kg
Geburtsdatum 3. August 1963
Sternzeichen Löwe
Ehepartner Francesca Tomasi

James Hetfield ist ein US-amerikanischer Musiker, Sänger und Songwriter, der vor allem als Mitbegründer, Sänger, Rhythmusgitarrist und Haupt-Songwriter der berühmten amerikanischen Heavy-Metal-Band  Metallica bekannt ist . Zusammen mit der Band hat er mehrere erfolgreiche Tracks produziert, darunter "  Now That We Are Dead" , "  Halo On Fire" , "  Moth into Flame" und viele mehr. Er hat eine riesige Social-Media-Fangemeinde mit mehr als 500.000 Followern auf Instagram.

Geborener Name

James Alan Hetfield


Het, Jaymz, The Het, Papa Het, Mächtiger Het

James Hetfield spricht auf der San Diego Comic Con International 2013




Downey, Kalifornien, Vereinigte Staaten


Vail, Colorado, Vereinigte Staaten




James besuchte die Downey High School .


Musiker, Songwriter, Produzent, Sänger


  • Vater -  Virgil Lee Hetfield (LKW-Fahrer)
  • Mutter -  Cynthia Bassett (geb. Nourse) (Light Opera Singer)
  • Geschwister - Er hat eine jüngere Schwester.
  • Andere - Virgil Hetfield (Großvater väterlicherseits), Ralph Carroll Nourse (Großvater mütterlicherseits), Alice Adelaide Gleed (Großmutter mütterlicherseits), David (älterer Halbbruder). Er hat auch einen anderen älteren Halbbruder.


James wird von Q-Prime Management vertreten.


Heavy Metal, Thrash Metal, Hard Rock, Speed ​​Metal


Gesang, Gitarre, Schlagzeug


  • Megaforce Records
  • Elektra Records
  • Vertigo Records
  • Warner Bros. Records Inc.
  • Geschwärzte Aufzeichnungen




186 cm


89 kg

Freundin / Ehepartner

James hat datiert -

  1. Alycen Rowse - James war in der Vergangenheit mit einer Frau namens Alycen Rowse verbunden.
  2. Teresa Haynes – After Alycen, he was said to be dating Teresa Haynes.
  3. Marlo Broaddus (1983) – In 1983, he was in a relationship with Marlo Broaddus.
  4. Leah Storkson (1984) – James was linked with Leah Storkson in 1984.
  5. Kristen (1988-1990) – James started dating a woman named Kristen in 1988. The couple dated for almost 2 years before breaking up in 1990.
  6. Francesca Tomasi (1992-Present) – James began dating Argentinean personality  Francesca Tomasi in 1992. The two dated for 5 years before getting married on August 17, 1997. They have 3 children together namely Cali Tee Hetfield (b. June 13, 1998, in San Francisco, California), Castor Virgil Hetfield, (b. May 18, 2000, in San Francisco, California) and Marcella Francesca Hetfield (b. January 17, 2002, in San Francisco, California).
James Hetfield aus dem Oktober 2017

Race / Ethnicity


He has English, German, Irish, and Scottish ancestry.

Hair Color

Light Brown

He often tends to dye his hair ‘blonde’.

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Hand Tattoos
  • Tall height
James Hetfield während einer Aufführung im August 2010

Brand Endorsements

  • James has done endorsement work for brands like ESP Guitars.
  • He also appeared in a TV commercial for Guitar Center in 2014.


He grew up in a strict Christian household.

Best Known For

Being the co-founder, lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, and main songwriter for the famous American heavy metal band, Metallica

First Album

James released his first studio album Kill ‘Em All along with the band Metallica on July 25,  1983. The album was declared ‘platinum’ by The Recording Industry Association of America, The Australian Recording Industry Association, and Music Canada.

First Film

James made his theatrical film debut in The Darwin Awards as himself in 2006.

First TV Show

He made his first TV show appearance in U as himself in 1993.

James Hetfield Favorite Things

  • Childhood Influence – Aerosmith
  • Influences – Queen, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Misfits, AC/DC, Cheap Trick, Rush, Van Halen, Blue Öyster Cult, Scorpions, Alice Cooper, Kiss, Ramones, The Damned, The Stooges, UFO, Jimi Hendrix, Motörhead, S*x Pistols, Venom, Mercyful Fate, King Diamond, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, ZZ Top, Thin Lizzy, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Clash, Ted Nugent, MC5, Rainbow, Deep Purple
  • American Football Team – Oakland Raiders
  • Baseball Team – San Francisco Giants
  • Ice Hockey Team – San Jose Sharks

Source – Wikipedia

James Hetfield in einem Instagram-Selfie aus dem Februar 2018

James Hetfield Facts

  1. He grew up with strict parents who were Christian Scientists and did not believe in the use of medicine or any other medical treatment.
  2. At the age of 9, he began to take piano lessons, then played drums and at the age of 14, he learned how to play the guitar.
  3. His parents got divorced when he was 13 years old and 3 years after their divorce, in 1979, his mother died of cancer.
  4. His mother was so loyal to her faith that even after being diagnosed with cancer, she did not take medical help.
  5. He has reflected his upbringing and childhood in the songs like Dyers Eve and The God That Failed.
  6. After the death of his mother, he went to live with his older half brother.
  7. As a teenager, he had been part of a few bands such as Leather Charm and Obsession.
  8. James battled alcohol addiction but now maintains complete abstinence as, since 2002, he has been undergoing a rehab program.
  9. Some of his ideal interests include hunting, farming, beekeeping, customizing cars and motorcycles in his garage, and going to hot rod shows.
  10. He is also an avid sports lover and enjoys baseball, American football, and ice hockey.
  11. One of his prized possessions was the 1968 Chevrolet Camaro which was featured in the music video of I Disappear. It was given to him as a gift after the video was shot. James put the car on eBay and the proceeds were given to a Music for Schools program.
  12. His first ever signature guitar was by ESP Company, a Japanese guitar manufacturer company.
  13. Bis jetzt hat er mehr als 50 verschiedene Gitarren verwendet, darunter  ESP EclipseKen Lawrence Doubleneck ExplorerGZV500MF-MBK der Zemaitis GZ-SerieGibson Firebird und viele mehr.

Ausgewähltes Bild von Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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