Robert Agustin Trujillo aka "Rob" is an American musician and songwriter best known as a band member of ‘Metallica’ as the bassist. He has been in the band since 2003.
Rob has an approximated net worth of $30 million which he accumulated his huge wealth as a musician and songwriter. He has worked with many bands such as Suicidal Tendencies, funk metal supergroup Infectious Grooves, heavy metal band Black Label Society, and many others.
Here is some information about Trujillo's income source and assets:
Luxurious House in California
The bassist of ‘Metallica’ Robert Trujillo is the owner of a $4.2 million lavish house in Topanga, California.
The house features 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, a living room, a classic kitchen, a library room, a studio, a theater room, and many more. He lives with his wife and two children in 5,365 square-feet.
Trujillo has many expensive cars collection. He has a car of models such as Acura, Audi, BMW, Buick, and Cadillac. Among all this, his idol car is 1964 Buick Riviera Lowrider, with which he often been spotted.
Earning as a member of ‘Metallica’
On 24th February 2003, Trujillo joined 'Metallica', after two years of Jason Newsted resigned. For joining the band, he received $1 million as an advance. In ‘Metallica’, he is as bass guitarist, James Hetfield as guitarist and vocalist, Lars Ulrich as a drummer, and Kirk Hammet as lead guitarist.
According to Forbes, Metallica made in the list at #30 with $68.7 million, with the majority of those earnings coming from touring.
Associated with other Band
Before joining Metallica, he was in a band ‘Suicidal Tendencies’ as the bassists through which he got immense fame.
With the band, he released album, 'Controlled by Hatred/Feel Like Shit…Déjà Vu’. He remained in the band until the mid-1990s then, joined, Infectious Grooves along with Mike Muir.
After certain years, Rob became a member of Ozzy Osbourne’s band, hard rock and metal. There he co-wrote numerous songs on the Down to Earth album. He formed a supergroup, Mass Metal, with Dun War and Benji Webbe.
Being a pro bassist, many fans of his are curious about his basses. He used Nash P-Bass, Warwick Robert Trujillo bass (Blue), Yamaha basses, the Sonus RT manufactured by Zon Guitars. He often used Femandes Guitars Gravity basses with silver finish, blue flame decals, and EMG pickups.
Prior to Metallica, he was seen to play Tobias (5 string Classics and Basics), ESP and Musicman Stringray basses (all 5-strings), as well as Fender Precision Bass with Black Label Society and Ozzy Osbourne.
Appearances in TV series
Besides being a musician, he is also an actor. He has appeared in television movies and films in a small role. He plays in movies like 'House Calls', 'Scout’s Honor', and in a film, 'Encino Man' in 1992. He has starred in drama series ‘CHiPs’. Through acting also, he has made a considerable amount which helps him to add in his net worth.
Robert Trujillo has been involved in charity activities. He has formed a band with members of Converge and Torche to raise funds for the Tony Hawk Foundation. It helps to create skate parks in low-income communities.
In fact, the metal band ‘Metallica’, in 2019 they donated £ 40,000 to Coffee4Craig, a street kitchen and food band for the city’s homeless community.
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