Jason’s full name is Jason Curtis Newsted. By profession, he is a bassist in the Heavy Metal band from year 1986 to 2001. From having not a good band to achieving a famous and popular brand across the Americas, not everyone has a cup of tea. He had worked in several albums such as And Justice for all in the year1988, Metallica in 1991.
Jason’s full name is Jason Curtis Newsted. He is also called Jason, Jason, and New kid. He was born on 4th March 1963. He was born in Battle Creek, Michigan, the U.S. Above him, he had 2siblings one was elder, and another was younger. He was born and brought up on the farm. In his childhood, he was given the responsibility of checking and working on the farms. He was assigned to look after the chickens and rabbits. Their number was in Hundreds. In an interview, he said that he had seen the birth of a baby cow at the age of eight years. His family wants him to become a small and strong American cowboy. He got the sense of music from his mother. His mother used to teach piano, and his brother used to play the trumpet. He had an excellent knowledge of music from a very early age. His first instrument to play was the Guitar.
At the beginning of his career, he started with a thrash metal band known as Flotsam and Jetsam. He was in the round from the year 1981 to 1986. Then he went for the audition of the Metallica when Cliff Burton died. The crew searched for a new bassist, and they put an audition for the new bassist. They had auditioned many artists such as Greg Christian, Gene Gilfen of Blind Illusion, Mel Sanchez of Abbatoir, and many more. Jason’s first performance with Metallica was in the Country Club, which is in Reseda, California. He had worked with artists such as Voivod, Metallica, Papa Wheelie, Newsted, Rock Star Supernova, Echobrain, Flotsam and Jetsam, Spastik Children, Whocares, Unkle, and many more. He had worked under the labels of Metal Blade, Elektra, Chophouse, The End, Surfdog.
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He is a member of a non-profit organization whose name is Little Kids rock. This organization helps people provide musical instruments to poor children who can’t afford but have a great interest in music. He got married, but his marriage couldn’t stand any longer. They got divorced during the release of the album Black album. Then he got married to Nicole Leigh Smith in the year 2013. She was her girlfriend for around 11 years. He always refers to her as the love of his life. His wife had tremendous respect for the arts. So she always encourages Newsted to move forward with his talent.
Jason’s Net Worth
The total net worth of Jason is all-around $60 million. He gained through his band, which is known as Mettalica. He is also a member of a non-profit organization. He gained worldwide attention from his band and through his work.