|Full Name||Kirk Lee Hammett|
|Date of Birth||November 18, 1962|
|Birthplace||San Francisco, California, USA|
|Height||5' 7" (1.70 m)|
|Weight||134 lb (61 kg)|
|Net Worth Total||$200,000,000|
|Source of Money||Guitarist|
|Last Updated||November 2023|
Best known for being a guitarist, Kirk Hammett was born in fall (autumn) of 1962. His date of birth is November 18, 1962. He was born under Scorpio zodiac sign, and belongs to Baby Boomers Generation. According to Chinese calendar, his year of birth, 1962, is the Year of Tiger.
He is from San Francisco, California, USA. Kirk Hammett is a well-known American musician who is best known to be the lead guitarist of the heavy metal band ‘Metallica.’ He is the member of the band from 1983 to date and is also a contributing songwriter. Prior to that, Hammett was in the band ‘Exodus.’ He has also played guitar for other artists. He is joined by singer/guitarist James Hetfield ,
bassist Robert Trujillo and drummer Lars Ulrich in Metallica.
Life & Biography
Kirk Lee Hammett is the lead guitarist and songwriter for the heavy metal band Metallica and has been a member of the band 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 Lee Hammett was born in San Francisco, California, USA on November 18, 1962. Kirk is currently sixty one years old. He is most famous for being a guitarist. He worked at Burger King to make enough money to buy a Marshall amplifier. He formed his first band in 1980. As a heavy metal guitarist, he was ranked #11 on Rolling Stone’s All-Time Best Guitarists list.
Kirk Lee Hammett was born on November 18, 1962, in San Francisco, California, to his parents Dennis L. Hammett and Teofila “Chefela” Hammett. He grew up in El Sobrante, California.
Kirk has not been previously engaged. He married Rebecca Enrica Kestelyn on December 3, 1987. After their divorce in 1991, he remarried Lani Gruttadauro on January 31, 1998. He has two sons named Vincenzo and Angel. Kirk Lee Hammett attended De Anza High School, Richmond, California and San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California.
1. Kirk Hammett is a Scorpio.
2. He has been alive for 22,289 days or 534,951 hours.
3. He was born in the Year of the Tiger.
4. His next birthday is in .
5. Kirk Hammett is 5 feet 7 inches tall.
6. He was born in Baby Boomers Generation (1962).
7. On Kirk’s date of birth, the number one song in America was "Big Girls Don't Cry" by The 4 Seasons.
8. Kirk Hammett primary income source is from being a Guitarist.
9. Kirk Hammett’s birth flower is Chrysanthemum.
10. Kirk Hammett’s nickname: Kirk
11. His birthstone is Topaz and Citrine.
12. Kirk’s life path number is 11.
13. His ruling planet is Pluto.
Height, Weight & Age
As of today (November 27th, 2023), Kirk Hammett is exactly 61 years, and 9 days old. His next birthday is in . He is 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m) tall, and his weight is 134 lb (61 kg).
Net Worth & Salary in 2023
So how much is Kirk Hammett worth today? At the age of sixty one, the American guitarist has a net worth of about $200,000,000. This roughly translates to €186,000,000 euros or £162,000,000 pounds. The net worth estimates vary because it’s difficult to forecast spending habits over the years. Kirk Hammett’s wealth comes mostly from being a successful Guitarist.
What is net worth?
Net worth is the amount of assets that exceed liabilities. Assets include cash, real estate, and anything else of value. It is the value of everything you own, minus what you own. Net worth is not yearly.
How to calculate Net Worth: Assets minus Debt equals Net Worth. Net worth is basically calculated by adding anything of value and then subtracting all of the liabilities. Net worth is not yearly and it not the same as net income. Net income is what you actually bring home after taxes and payroll deductions.