Cliff Burton was an American musician who had a net worth of $1 million at the time of his death. He was best known for being the bassist for the heavy metal band Metallica. Cliff died on September 27, 1986 at the age of 24 in a tour bus crash.
Cliff Burton was born in Castro Valley, California in February 1962.. Burton joined Metallica in 1982 and played on their first three studios albums. Their debut album Kill ‘Em All was released in 1983 and was certified 3x Platinum. Metallica’s second album Ride the Lightning was released in 1984 and was certified 6x Platinum. Their third album Master of Puppets was released in 1986 and was also certified 6x Platinum selling almost five million copies.
Burton also received a posthumous writing credit for the song “To Live Is to Die” on Metallica’s fourth album …And Justice For All. He was also posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as part of Metallica in 2009.
Burton was named the 9th greatest bassist of all time by a Rolling Stone readers’ poll in 2011. In 2013 Aria guitars released the Aria Pro II Cliff Barton Signature Bass. Cliff Burton passed away on September 27, 1986 at the age of 24. He was killed in a bus accident while Metallica was on tour in Sweden.
|Net Worth:||$1 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Feb 10, 1962 – Sep 27, 1986 (24 years old)|
|Profession:||Songwriter, Musician, Bassist|
|Nationality:||United States of America|