Lars Ulrich is an eminent musician who is globally recognised as the co-founder of one of the top bands known as Metallica. Ulrich is also a famous songwriter, producer as well as an eminent actor whose roots are attached to the city of Denmark. Though versatile, he has attained umpteenth of success through his career as a successful drummer. However, he was known to have a keen interest in tennis since his father and grandfather had been two eminent tennis players.
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Lars Ulrich was born on the 26th of December in the year 1963 to parents Lone and Torben Ulrich. Until the age of sixteen, Ulrich had been an active tennis player. After attending a crowd-pleasing concert of Deep Purple in the year 1973, he was thoroughly impressed by the performance. His sudden craze for music had eventually led him to begin his career in the field of music. Soon he had made a place in rock and roll and heavy metal.
Henceforth, he has also gifted a Ludwig drum kit in appreciation of his interest in the field. Soon he had started listening to the famous bands and had become a great fan of Diamond Head. This had eventually driven to publish an ad in the newspaper in search of musicians to form a band with. In reply, he had finally met James Hetfield with whom he had successfully founded Metallica.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 26 December 1963, Lars Ulrich is 56 years old as of today’s date 9th December 2020. His height is 1.66 m tall, and weight is 61 kg.
Happy with the response of the equally skilled James Hetfield, the duo had founded one of the greatest band named Metallica. The name was, however, the contribution of the creative mind of Ron Quintana. He had soon earned global recognition through his very initial hits such as “Metal Militia” and “Fight Fire With Fire” from “Kill ‘Em All” and “Ride The Lightning.”
He had continued to impress his fans with his fast drum beats in “Battery” and “Dyers Eve” from the very famous “Master Of Puppets” as well as “…And Justice For All” respectively. His fame had risen a scale higher owing to his double bass drum skill used in “One” from “..And Justice For All”.
Ulrich had begun with a record label named “Music Company” in collaboration with his own band in the year 1998. Though it had gained some fame through “Leper Messiah” and “St. Anger”, it was soon called off in the year 2002 due to repeated flops henceforth.
The career of Ulrich in the field of acting had started from “Hemingway & Gellhorn” which had received great reviews from the critics after its release in 2012. His second breakthrough was via a cameo in “Get Him To The Greek.” The year 2012 had gifted him additional success through the eminent documentary entitled “Mission To Liars’.
Lars Ulrich is known to spend his leisure time listening to jazz.
Awards & Achievement
Metallica was honoured at the prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the year 2009. Besides, he was also prominently knighted in Denmark, which happens to be his birth city. In the recent year 2017, he was appreciated with the Knight’s Cross of Order Of The Dannebrog.
Net Worth & Salary of Lars Ulrich in 2020
Lars Ulrich is recognised as the famous drummer of Metallica. Through the performances, he, as well the band as a whole, had received immense appreciation and recognition on a global scale. Ulrich is known for his versatility and has been a star of the acting field as well as a successful songwriter, all of which had eventually led to the approximated net worth of $330 million as of December 2020.
Ulrich was reported to have a legal controversy against the company Napster in the year 2000, which was however won by him. He is known for his humble nature and charitable works in the field of healthcare. Though he has had an unstable personal life, Ulrich is currently married to Jessica Miller.