Kirk Hammett factsKirk Hammett (Guitarist) was born on the 18th of November, 1962. He was born in 1960s, in Baby Boomers Generation. His birth sign is Scorpio and his life path number is 11. Kirk’s birth flower is Chrysanthemum and birthstone is Topaz and Citrine. What does this all mean? Let’s find out!

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NAME: Kirk Hammett
REAL NAME: Kirk Lee Hammett
NICKNAME: Kirk
PROFESSION: Guitarist
GENDER: Male
BIRTHPLACE: San Francisco, California, USA
ETHNICITY: Multiracial
NATIONALITY: American
RELIGION: Buddhist
SEXUALITY: Straight

1. Bio

Kirk Hammett, best known for being a Guitarist, was born in San Francisco, California, USA on Sunday, November 18, 1962. 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.

Family: 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 Hammett father’s name is Dennis L. Hammett and mother Teofila “Chefela” Oyao. We will continue to update details on Kirk Hammett’s family.

FATHER:
MOTHER:
Teofila “Chefela” Oyao
BROTHER(S): Not available
SISTER(S): Not available

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

Dating: According to CelebsCouples, Kirk Hammett is married Lani Hammett.

Net Worth: Online estimates of Kirk Hammett’s net worth vary. It’s easy to predict his income, but it’s much harder to know how much he has spent over the years. CelebsMoney and NetWorthStatus does a good job of breaking most of it down.

2. Kirk Hammett’s zodiac sign is Scorpio

Kirk Hammett zodiac sign is a Scorpio. Dates of Scorpio are October 23 - November 21. Unfortunately, those born under the Scorpio zodiac sign are often misunderstood. They are quite bold, with intense personalities and feelings that hide underneath their cool exterior. They are capable people that can complete great and massive projects with control and confidence. They are passionate, driven, perceptive, emotional, sacrificing, determined. Although, they can be vindictive, paranoid, destructive, possessive, jealous, and clingy.

ZODIAC:
Scorpio
BORN IN THE YEAR OF THE: Tiger
RULING PLANET: Pluto

3. He is currently 58 years old

The American guitarist has been alive for 21,443 days or 514,642 hours. There were precisely 727 full moons after his birth to this day.

BORN: November 18, 1962
AGE: 58 years old
BORN ON: Sunday
GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation
DECADE: 1960s

Kirk Hammett was born on a Sunday. People born on Sundays typically are bright, creative, bold, loud, usually natural leaders.

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4. On Kirk Hammett’s birthday

The world’s population was 3,149,244,245 and there were an estimated 111,558,191 babies born throughout the world in 1962, John F. Kennedy (Democratic) was the president of the United States, and the number one song on Billboard 100 was "Big Girls Don't Cry" by The 4 Seasons.

On this day in history:

1477 – First English dated printed book "Dictes & Sayengis of the Phylosophers" by William Caxton.

1626 – St. Peter's Basilica is consecrated, replacing earlier basilica, world's largest Christian basilica.

1916 – General Douglas Haig finally calls off 1st Battle of the Somme (WWI) - over 1 million killed or wounded.

5. Kirk Hammett’s height and weight

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Height

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Weight

BUILD
Athletic
WEIGHT (LBS): 134
WEIGHT (KG) 61

Misc

EYE COLOR: Dark Brown
HAIR COLOR: Black

6. The Year of the Tiger

Kirk Hammett was born in the Year of the Tiger. People with Chinese zodiac Tiger are powerful, independent, confident and brave. They have strong sense of errantry, being frank and easy to win others' trust. Their strengths are tolerant, loyal, valiant, courageous, trustworthy, intelligent, and virtuous. But they can also be arrogant, short-tempered, hasty, traitorous. Their lucky numbers are 1, 3, 4, and lucky colors are grey, blue, white, orange.

7. Kirk Hammett’s life path number is 11

8. Baby Boomers Generation

Kirk Hammett was born in the middle of Baby Boomers Generation.

9. Kirk Hammett’s birthstone is Topaz and Citrine

Topaz symbolizes love and affection. It is believed to give the wearer increased strength and intellect.

10. Kirk Hammett’s birth flower is Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemums, a symbol of the sun, have held many noble positions in ancient cultures. The Japanese consider the orderly unfolding of their petals to represent perfection, and Confucius suggested they be used as an object of meditation.


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