Kirk Hammett

Age Of Kirk Hammett biography

Birth Name: Kirk Lee Hammett

Occupation: Guitarist

Born In: San Francisco, California, USA

Birthdate: November 18, 1962

Age: 61 years old (as of 2024)

Ethnicity: Multiracial

Nationality: American

Sexuality: Straight

Kirk Hammett was born on the 18th of November, 1962. He is known for being a Guitarist. He is joined by singer/guitarist James Hetfield ,
bassist Robert Trujillo and drummer Lars Ulrich in Metallica. Kirk Hammett’s age is 61. Lead guitarist for heavy metal band Metallica, the group known for albums like Kill ‘Em All. He was also a member of Exodus, a thrash metal outfit.

The 61-year-old guitarist was born in San Francisco, California, USA. 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.

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Kirk Hammett was born in 1960s. The 1960s were an era of protests. The decade was dominated by the Vietnam War, Civil Rights Protests, Cuban Missile Crisis, antiwar protests and saw the assassinations of US President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. It also marked the first man landed on the moon. Discover what happened on this day.

Kirk Lee Hammett is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.

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It's hard to know Kirk Hammett birth time, but we do know his mother gave birth to his on a Sunday. People born on a Sunday can often rely on sympathy from others and generally have luck on their side.

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The 61-year-old American was born in the Baby Boomers Generation and the Year of the Tiger


Kirk Lee Hammett attended De Anza High School, Richmond, California and San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California.


Kirk Hammett’s mother’s name is Teofila “Chefela” Oyao and his father’s name is Dennis L. Hammett. We will continue to update information on Kirk Hammett’s parents.

Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Kirk Hammett keeps his personal life private. Once more details are available on who he is dating, we will update this section.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Kirk Lee Hammett
RELIGION: Buddhist
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation

Net Worth

The 61-year-old American guitarist has done well thus far. Majority of Kirk’s money comes from being a guitarist. CelebsMoney has recently updated Kirk Hammett’s net worth.



Zodiac Sign: Kirk Hammett is a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Kirk Hammett was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Kirk Hammett has a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

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Kirk Hammett’s birth sign is Scorpio and he has a ruling planet of Pluto.

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