All About James Hetfield’s Wife – Francesca Hetfield (Biography, Age, Net Worth)

francesca hetfield
Birth Place Argentina
Profession Costume Designer
Husband James Hetfield

Francesca rose to fame after marrying James Hetfield. If you are a fan of metal music, you might know James. He is world famous for being the vocalist of the famous band Metallica. James was born in the year 1963 in California.


Francesca Hetfield’s maiden name is Francesca Tomasi. She was born in South America. Her native country is Argentina and she was raised in the town of Rosaria. She still holds Arentina’s nationality.

When francesca was a child, her family moved to the US. She grew up in the town of Vail in Colorado. Aside from this, not much is known about her family though.

Francesca doesn’t have that many public appearances. In an interview in 2015, she said that she went through a  rough childhood as she had to adapt to the American way of living.

But her home was still close. She was raised by her parents. Her mother was a housewife while her father worked at a factory. She also attended a high school in Rosario but did not go to college. Instead, she chose to work as a waitress.

Francesca studied in Overland High School is Rosario. She went to specialize in Costume design later. Francesca is currently 49 years old. She has a blonde hair and blue eyes. She is 5ft tall and weighs around 60 Kgs.


Francesca started working as a Security guard in Denver. Later she started looking for a job. The job involved much travelling.

She was hired as a part of the staff of the heavy metal band Metallica. Francesca actually handled their tour in the early 90s.

Francesca also worked as a costume designer. She is also a wardrobe assistant for the members of Metallica. Aside from this though, there aren’t any information available about her other career paths.

Relation with James

Francesca met James in 1993. They dated for 4 years before marrying in 1997. Just one year later on June of 1998, Francesca gave birth to their second daughter Cali Hetfield. A son followed soon on 18th May 2000.

The couple initially lived in James’ house. The house was in California and it was a really big one.

This house had big rooms, three bath rooms, timber kitchen, pools and everything else you can imagine on a Celebrity house. James sold it for $4 million dollars later on. The house was too big for them.

They currently live in a million dollar house in Colorado. The couple enjoys a good relationship. James has always said how Francesca has helped him throughout his career. James had some anger management issues earlier but after the marriage, it has subsided.

Francesca Hetfield Net Worth

Francesca’s total net worth is not really known right now. She has earned a significant amount of money from being the former manager for Metallica. Right now, she does live a life of luxury thanks to her husband.

Metallica is a really huge band in the music industry. They have done everything. They have got sold out shows, music sales, brand deals and more.  James currently has a huge net worth of $300 million which is more than enough to live a really great life.

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