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Robert Trujillo

Robert Trujillo

Robert Trujillo is a singer, songwriter, and bassist. He is famous for his role as the bass player for American heavy metal band Metallica.

In 1964 October 23, Robert Trujillo was born as Roberto Agustín Miguel Santiago Samuel Trujillo Veracruz in Santa Monica, California, United States. He grew up in culver city, California, where his dad was an educator at Culver City High School.

Robert Trujillo early life photo
Caption: Robert Trujillo early life photo (Source: Rockapedia)

His ethnicity is multiracial (Mexican and Native American descent). He is an American citizen. His birth sign is Scorpio. Since childhood, he was interested in music. When he was 19 he went to Jazz school to be a studio musician. But his passion is for rock and metal.

Net Worth of Robert Trujillo

Mexican-America bassist and singer Robert has an estimated net worth around $35 Million. He received one million dollars in advance for joining Metallica from the band. A big piece of his net worth comes from his career in Metallica. He earned the money being a professional Bassist.

Robert Trujillo in front of car
Caption: Robert Trujillo in front of the car (Source: Flickr)

As a singer and bassist, he made up to a hundred thousand dollars in a show. From his career, he has been able to buy himself a beautiful house in Topanga, California and having a luxurious life.

Who is Robert Trujillo Wife?

Chloe Barthelemy is the wife of Robert Trujillo. Robert married his spouse on the 31st of January. The couple dated for a few years then exchanged wedding vows. The couple is living happily till the date being married for a long period of time.

Robert Trujillo with his wife and kids
Caption: Robert Trujillo with his wife and kids (Source: Pinterest)

His wife is a french artist and singer who was born on 29th October 1972. From their married life they welcomed two children ( a son and daughter). The name of their kids’ Tye (son) and Lullah (daughter).

Tye performed with Korn in April 2017 during their South American visit, filling in for long-lasting bassist Reginald Arvizu. Robert’s spouse, Chloe, has likewise made a pyrography structure of the Aztec schedule on one of his basses.

Who is Robert Trujillo, Son?

Tye Trujillo, child of Robert, visiting with Korn this past spring in April 2017 was a fantastic sight to observe. Robert says that his child doesn’t play five-string bass, truly.

What’s more, he’s not a slap-bass player fundamentally; he slaps for no particular reason. He had an evening with Munky, the guitar player, where they went through the melodies, and I was there essentially to offer him bites and water.”

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Robert is an American musician and songwriter. In his teenage time, he played in a few numbers of backyard party bands before joining suicidal tendencies. In 1989, he got first fame when he replaced Bob Heathcote as the bassist for California crossover thrash band Suicidal Tendencies.

Robert Trujillo live concert
Caption: Robert Trujillo live concert (Source: wealthy person)

On 24 February 2003, Robert replaced Jason Newsted as a permanent bassist for Metallica after two years. He was present in the documentary movie Metallica: Some Kind of Monster. He worked with funk metal supergroup Infectious Grooves, heavy metal band Black Label Societ, rock band Alice in Chains and Osbourne’s band. Roberto was spotted in the Nickel Creek music video “Smoothie Song” in 2003.

Robert played a small role in films such as Walter Matthau’s film “House calls” (1978), Gray Colman “Scout’s Honor” (1980). He appeared in the role of “Flippy” of television drama series CHiPs in 1982.

In 1992, he appeared in the hit Brendan Fraser comedy film Encino Man. Roberto used the slap bass technique, which can be seen in his work with Suicidal Tendencies and especially Infectious Grooves. He made extensive use of slaps bass technique, during Metallica’s 2004 Madly in Anger World Tour.

Robert Trujillo and Metallica "Battery"live performance in calafornia
Caption: Robert Trujillo and Metallica “Battery” live performance in California Source: ghostcultmag)

Robert is famous for playing massive chords and chord-based harmonics on the bass. For recording motive, he used his own code for writing bass arrangement. He was introduced to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, as the current bassist for Metallica.

In 2012, Robert began producing a documentary film named “Record Store Day “. It is directed by Stephen Kijak and Paul Marchand. It is a documentary film about jazz bassist Jaco Pastorius entitle Jaco and released in November 2014.

Robert Trujillo playing guitar in concert
Caption: Robert Trujillo playing guitar in concert (Source: Facebook)

In 2007, Robert was nominated for the 50th annual Grammy Awards in the category of Best Rock Instrumental Performance.

What is the Height of Robert Trujillo?

Robert’s height is 5 ft 9 inches (175cm). His weight is 176.5 lbs (80 kg). Robert’s hair color is black and long hair. His eye color is dark brown.

Facts of Robert Trujillo

Full NameRobert Trujillo
Net Worth$35 million
Date Of Birth1964 October 23
Age50 years 5 months
Place Of BirthSanta Monica, California, United States
Height5 feet 9 inches
Weight176.5 lbs
ProfessionBassist, Singer
NationalityAmerican
SpouseChloe Barthelemy
ChildrenTye (son), Lullah (daughter)
Star SignScorpio
Nominations50th annual Grammy Awards
MoviesHouse calls, Scout's Honor
TV ShowsCHiPs

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