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Kirk Lee Hammett is an American musician who has been the lead guitarist and a contributing songwriter for heavy metal band Metallica since 1983. Before joining Metallica he formed and named the band Exodus. In 2003, Hammett was ranked 11th on Rolling Stone's list of The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. In 2009, Hammett was ranked number 15 in Joel McIver's book The 100 Greatest Metal Guitarists.

Kirk Hammett
Hammett performing with Metallica in 2017
Background information
Birth nameKirk Lee Hammett
Born (1962-11-18) November 18, 1962 (age 59)
San Francisco, California, U.S.
  • Musician
Years active1979–present
Member ofMetallica
Formerly of
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Kirk Hammett - Bio, Age, net worth, weight, height, Wiki, Facts and Family

Kirk Hammett

Kirk Hammett's About


Kirk Hammett is a well-known name in the heavy rock music world. He has been a fan of music since he was a child and is a member of the band Metallica. He initially took up a guitar when he was fifteen years old to satisfy his newfound enthusiasm. Soon after, he began perfecting his abilities and developing his own distinct sound. He obtained a job at Burger King and used the additional money to purchase his first Marshall amplifier. As a result, he formed his own band, Exodus, of which he was only a member for two years. He joined Metallica in 1993, and the rest is history. On Rolling Stone's list of The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time, he was placed 11th in 2003. Hammett was named number 5 in Joel McIver's book The 100 Greatest Metal Guitarists six years later, in 2009.

Kirk Hammett Family life


He married Rebecca Enrica Kestelyn on December 3, 1987. After their divorce in 1991, he married Lani Gruttadauro on January 31, 1998. He has two sons named Vincenzo and Angel.


Kirk Hammett Before Fame


To save money for a Marshall amplifier, he worked at Burger King. In 1980, he created his first band.

Kirk Hammett Trivia


As a heavy metal guitarist, he was ranked #11 on Rolling Stone's All-Time Best Guitarists list.

Net Worth


Kirk Hammett's estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many more details have been updated below. Let's check, How Rich is He in 2021-2022?
According to Forbes, Wikipedia, IMDB, and other reputable online sources, Kirk Hammett has an estimated net worth of $200 Million at the age of 59 years old in year 2022. He has earned most of his wealth from his thriving career as a Musician, Songwriter, Guitarist, Author, Bassist, Pianist from United States. It is possible that He makes money from other undiscovered sources


Kirk Hammett Height Weight


At the age of 59, Kirk Hammett height is 5 ft 7 in (1.715 m). His weight is 72 kg .

Associated with


He is joined by singer/guitarist James Hetfield , bassist Robert Trujillo and drummer Lars Ulrich in Metallica.

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Facts About Kirk Hammett


● Kirk Hammett was born on November 18, 1962 (age 59) in San Francisco, California, United States
● He is a celebrity guitarist
● His nationality is American
The parents of Kirk Hammett are Dennis L. Hammett, Teofila "Chefela" Oyao
● He had 2 children Angel Ray Keala Hammett, Vincenzo Kainalu Hammett
● His spouse is Lani Hammett (m. 1998), Rebecca Hammett (m. 1987–1990)
● His height is 5 ft 7 in (1.715 m)
His weight is 72 kg
● You can find His website below:

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