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James Hetfield's Pets

Does James Hetfield Have Any Pets?

Disco (Dog)

Breed: Border Collie | Adopted 1998

James Hetfield had one dog named Disco. Disco sadly passed away 4 years ago at the age of 15. He was a loyal part of the Hetfield family for a decade and a half. RIP Disco.

Frankie (Cat)

Breed: Calico Short Hair

Little is known about the mysterious Cattalica, Frankie. This feline keeps a low-profile though he has been known to make an appearance in Metallica’s recording studio.

Tabs (Cat)

James Hetfield has a cat named Tabs, seen here in a recording studio with him.

James Hetfield

James Hetfield Pets


August 3, 1963 (60)

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James Hetfield, co-founder, lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist for Metallica, was born in Downey, California. He married Francesca Tomasi in 1997 and the couple reside in Colorado with their three children. Considering that Metallica has won nine Grammy Awards and released an equal amount of studio albums, it’s no surprise that James Hetfield’s net worth is upwards of $175 million.