Jason Curtis Newsted is an American musician and songwriter. He is best known for being the bassist of the rock band Metallica from 1986 to 2001. Newsted has also been a part of bands such as Flotsam and Jetsam, Voivod, and Echobrain. He is also known for his own solo project, Newsted. Newsted has an estimated net worth of $50 million, making him one of the wealthiest musicians in the world.

Jason Newsted: Net Worth

Jason Newsted has an estimated net worth of $50 million. He has earned his wealth through his successful music career, having sold millions of albums with Metallica and other bands. Newsted has also made money from his solo project, Newsted, as well as from his merchandise sales. He also earns money from his endorsement deals with companies such as Dean Guitars and Music Man.

Jason Newsted: Biography

Jason Curtis Newsted was born on March 4, 1963, in Battle Creek, Michigan. He was raised in a musical family and started playing music at a young age. He began playing bass at the age of 14, and soon after joined his first band, Flotsam and Jetsam. Newsted then joined Metallica in 1986, replacing Cliff Burton, and remained with the band until 2001. After leaving Metallica, he joined Voivod and Echobrain before launching his solo project, Newsted. He has since released two studio albums and one EP with Newsted. Newsted has also collaborated with various musicians such as Ozzy Osbourne, Jerry Cantrell, and Dave Mustaine.