Jason Newsted net worth

Jason Newsted net worth

Net Worth: $40 Million

About Jason Newsted

Jason Newsted net worth

Jason Newsted is an American musician, who focuses on metal music genre. It has been claimed that the current estimate of Jason Newsted net worth reaches 40 million dollars. Jason Newsted is also known as a bass guitar player and as such he has performed with various bands, such as Metallica, Flotsam and Jetsam, and Voivod.

In 1986, he was chosen to replace a member of Metallica, Cliff Burton, who passed away and Jason Newsted stayed in the band till 2001. Thus, Metallica also has served as one of the main sources of Jason Newsted net worth. Also, his involvement in this band made Jason Newsted being the longest serving bass guitar player in the band.

After he left the band, he joined other music projects, such as playing with Ozzy Osbourne, continuing his project Echobrain and joining another band called Voivod. Jason Newsted is also known as Jasonic. In fact, he uses this nickname in his career with Voivod. Moreover, Jasonic is also the title of his own music publishing company, which is another important source of Jason Newsted net worth, as well. In addition to this publishing company, Jason Newsted is also an owner of a record label in California and Chophouse Records.

Currently, Jason Newsted is known to be playing in the band called Newsted, where he is serving as the leading singer as well as a bass player and this is also regarded as one of the current main sources of Jason Newsted net worth.

Born in 1963 in Michigan, all family of Jason Newsted consisted of musicians. His mother worked as a piano teacher, whereas his brother was learning how to play trumpet. Also, when he was growing up, Jason Newsted was always listening to music records, mainly to those, which belonged to his older brothers. When he was 9 years old, Jason Newsted started to learn how to play guitar.

However, when he was 14 years old, his interests changed and instead of continuing to play it, he switched to bass. This choice was also highly influenced by the band “Kiss”. One of the earliest groups in which he performed was Flotsam and Jetsam, where he not only played the bass, but also collaborated into writing lyrics and as such, he served as one of the main lyricists for the band’s album called “Doomsday for the Deceiver”, which was released in 1986.

Now you have an idea why Jason Newsted net worth is this huge

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