Robert Trujillo is a Mexican-American songwriter and musician who is also a bassist and an actor. He is best known for being the present bassist of Metallica, which is a heavy metal band. Robert has been doing that since 2003. Factor has also been a band member of Suicidal Tendencies, Infectious Grooves, Black Label Society, Ozzy Osbourne, and Jerry Cantrell. He is an actor too who has made several appearances.
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Roberto Agustin Trujillo was born in 1964 on 23 October. He was born in Santa Monica, California, the United States, but grew up in Culver City, California. Having a mother who was a music fan made him get exposed to it at a very tender age.
He attended jazz school at the age of nineteen. Trujillo wanted to become a studio musician, but his passion for metal and rock remained.
Trujillo is married to Chloe. The couple has two children. They are a daughter named Lulah and a son by the name Tye.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 23 October 1964, Robert Trujillo is 56 years old as of today’s date 7th December 2020. His height is 1.75 m tall, and his weight is 80 kg.
Trujillo became famous during his performance as the bassist for Suicidal Tendencies. This is a crossover band based in California. He was its member until the mid-1990s.
While he was still a member of Suicidal Tendencies, he was part of the Infectious Grooves band. Mike Muir is a vocalist who was his colleague in that group.
As of the late 1990s, Trujillo was the Ozzy Osbourne band’s member. It was during his stay there when he was accused of re-recording bass tracks belonging to Bob Daisley. Also, he formed Mass Mental, which including Benji Webbe.
He was then recruited by Zakk Wylde to join the Black Label Society.
Since February 24, 2003, Trujillo has been a member of the Metallica band. His colleagues are Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich, and James Hetfield. He has been its bassist since 2013.
In 2012, he started producing a documentary based on Jaco Pastorius, who is a jazz bassist. It was titled, Jaco. Its directors were Paul Marchand and Stephen Kijak. The film was released in November 2014. It was named Official Film of Record Day that same year.
Trujillo is an actor who has appeared in television and film. He usually gets small roles. He has appeared in House Call for a non-speaking character. Others are Scout’s Honor, CHIPs, and Encino Man, among others.
Trujillo mostly plays finger-style, but sometimes he uses a pick one instead. He also applies slap bass. His instrument is usually the guitar. Trujillo is also a songwriter and a film producer.
Awards and Achievements
Robert Trujillo was nominated for the 50th annual GRAMMY Awards held in 2007. The category was Best Rock Instrumental Performance.
Net Worth & Salary of Robert Trujillo in 2020
As of December 2020, Robert Trujillo has an estimated net worth of $35 million. He makes most of his money by performing in various bands. Trujillo was given $1 million as an advance when he was joining Metallica. He is paid for the different roles he plays in films and televisions. In addition to that, he is a songwriter and a film producer, which are his other sources of income.
Robert Trujillo is a bassist, songwriter, guitarist, musician, actor, and film producer. He has been a member of bands such as Suicidal Tendencies, Infectious Grooves, Glenn Tipton, and Metallica. His current one is the latter, where he has been a bassist since 2003. As an actor, he has appeared in Encino Man of 1992. Also on ‘Metallica: Some Kind of Monster’ and Metallica: Through the Never of 2004 and 2013, respectively.