Kirk Hammett

Kirk Hammett

Kirk Hammett  American Guitarist

Who is is he dating right now?

Kirk Hammett and Lani Hammett are married.


Kirk Hammett was previously married to Rebecca Hammett (1987 - 1990).

He has been in relationships with Julie (1996) and Sarah (1992 - 1995).


Kirk Hammett is a 53 year old American Guitarist. Born Kirk Lee Hammett on 18th November, 1962 in San Francisco, California and educated at De Anza High School, Richmond, California, he is famous for Lead guitarist of Metallica in a career that spans 1979–present. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Kirk Hammett is a member of the following lists: Exodus (American band) members, Guitarists from San Francisco, California and Songwriters from San Francisco, California.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 20 years, 10 months 14 years, 11 months 8 years
Dating2 3 years 2 years, 6 months -
Total4 20 years, 10 months 8 years, 9 months 3 years


First Name Kirk
Middle Name Lee
Last Name Hammett
Full Name at Birth Kirk Lee Hammett
Age 53 years
Birthday 18th November, 1962
Birthplace San Francisco, California
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Weight 134lbs (61 kg)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Religion Buddhist
Ethnicity Multiracial
Nationality American
High School De Anza High School, Richmond, California
University San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California
Occupation Text Guitarist, Songwriter
Occupation Guitarist
Claim to Fame Lead guitarist of Metallica
Music Genre (Text) Heavy metal, thrash metal, hard rock, speed metal
Year(s) Active 1979–present
Instrument (text) Guitar, sitar, bass, piano, vocals
Record Label Warner Bros., Elektra, Vertigo, Megaforce
Associated Acts Metallica, Exodus, Spastik Children
Brand Endorsement ESP KH-2 Signature Models, ESP KH-3 Signature Models, ESP M-II "Zorlac", Jackson Guitars, ESP M-II Standart (EMG, Seymour Duncan), ESP KH-2 "Bride of Frankenstein", ESP KH-4 Chrome, Esp M-II-Nt, ESP KH-2 "Skully", ESP KH-2 M-II "Boris Karloff Mummy" #1, ESP KH-2 M-II "Greenburst", ESP KH-3 Eclipse, ESP Flying V copy, ESP Michael Schenker Flying V, ESP VIPER Baritone, Gibson 1968 Les Paul Custom, Gibson Les Paul Standart, Ibanez RG, Jackson Randy Rhoads Model RR1T, TC Customs Death Magnetic Flying V, Teuffel Birdfish, Teuffel Tulsa
Official Websites,,!/kirkhammet,
Mother Chefela "Sash" Hammett
Brother Rick, Richard (step brother)
Sister Tracy
Family Member Angel Hammett (son), Vincenzo Hammett (son)
Associated People James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Robert Trujillo, Carlos Santana
Pets Darla (Dog)
Favorite People H.P. Lovecraft (Author)
Favorite Movies Bride Of Frankenstein [1935], The Jerk [1979], Raging Bull [1980]
Favorite Bands Jimi Hendrix, Aerosmith, Ufo, Kiss, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, John Coltrane, Goul, Chet Barker, David Bowie, U2, King Crimson, Radiohead, Robert Johnson, Prez Prado
Favorite Places Hawaii
Favorite Foods Spaghetti, Sushi, Mexican, Indian, Thai
Favorite Colors Blue

Kirk Lee Hammett (born November 18, 1962) 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.

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Lani Hammett44Personality
Rebecca Hammett49


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Posted commentsView all comments (33)

tetesa feltonJan 3, 2013

Kirk I am glad u found comic book. Sorry for the mess. U were upset u could not find it so. U were drinkig. In the same room u tresure room. I see y u have lot of locks?

Drikah14Mar 8, 2012

He is great, a very good guitarist :)

mindyAug 27, 2010

Love Kirk soooo much!! Any others gals or groupies we don`t know about? Thanks!!

amys245Jun 1, 2010

loved him since i was 11 years old

mo2Apr 17, 2010

Hey, Mo, where did you notice that Kirk no longer wear his wedding ring?

kittykatkinsMar 2, 2010

nice guy- met him a few times. pleasant to talk to. polite too.

taraFeb 19, 2010

Any others wives/girlfriends or groupies?

gabrielleFeb 3, 2010

Got pictures of Julie?

moJan 31, 2010

Has anyone noticed kirk is no longer wearing his wedding ring is there trouble in paradice!

nicoletteJan 23, 2010

what about sara? she looks very similar to lani. you can spot her in the video A year in the life of metallica.

ritaJan 9, 2010

how about a picture of that julie. never heard of her.

bwahahahaDec 26, 2009

hey, girls i get jealous ha.

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