Francesca Hetfield

Inside Biography

Francesca Hetfield came into the limelight after tying the knot with James Hetfield, the co-founder, lead vocalist, and main songwriter for the American heavy metal band Metallica. She also worked as a customer for the band. The couple exchanged vows in 1977 and now parent three children. The family of five currently resides in Vail, Colorado.

Born in Rosario, Argentina

Francesca Hetfield was born Francesca Tomasi on 27 January 1970, in Rosario, Argentina. She spent the majority of her childhood in her hometown, Rosario, with her family. She also completed her schooling from there. She belongs to Argentinean nationality and has a mixed ethnical background. 


Francesca Hetfield is a former customer of her husband James Hetfield's band Metallica. Francesca's spouse Hetfield is the lead vocalist, main songwriter, rhythm guitarist, and the co-founder of one of the most influential American heavy metal bands Metalica.

Hetfield was also placed as the 19th greatest guitarist of all time in Guitar World's poll. 

Shares $300 Million With Husband James Hetfield

The net worth of Francesca Hetfield has not been disclosed yet but her husband James Hetfield, who is a band member of Metallica Band, has a whopping net worth of around $340 million, as of 2020, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

His band is the bestselling metal act in the whole world which has been able to make sales of over 125 million albums worldwide.

As per the source, the guitarist was able to make $2.3 million in 2010 from the live album The Big Four: Live.

In May 2013, James sold his California house for around $3.4 million. The house boasts 4-bed and 3-bathrooms which also includes a timber outdoor kitchen and saltwater pool as well. Later on, he bought a house in Vail, Colorado where the average price of the house is $922,300.

Married Life With James Hetfield

Francesca Hetfield is a married woman. She tied the knot with the lead guitarist and vocalist of the heavy metal band Metallica James Hetfield, on August 17, 1997. The couple became the parent for the first time after Francesca gave birth to their first child, a girl Cali Tee Hetfield, on 13th June 1998. 

They also have a son Castor Virgil Hetfield born on 18th May 2000 and a daughter Marcella Francesca Hetfield born on 17th January 2002. The couple has been sharing a wonderful married life. 

The family of five currently resides in Vail, Colorado.

In an interview with the radio talk show broadcast Fresh Air, James explained that his wife helped him to cope up with his anger.

by ab-sagar, 21 Oct, 2021

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