Kirk Hammett

Kirk Hammett
Kirk Hammett  American Guitarist

Kirk Hammett dating history

Who is he dating right now?
Kirk Hammett and Lani Hammett
Lani Hammett and Kirk Hammett have been married for 26 years since 31st Jan 1998. view relationship


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

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


Kirk Hammett is a 61 year old American Guitarist. Born Kirk Lee Hammett on 18th November, 1962 in San Francisco, California, he is famous for Lead guitarist of Metallica. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Kirk Hammett is a member of the following lists: 1962 births, Musicians from California and Lead guitarists.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 27 years, 5 months 17 years, 8 months 8 years
Dating2 3 years 1 year, 6 months -
Total4 27 years, 5 months 9 years, 7 months 3 years


First Name Kirk
Middle Name Lee
Last Name Hammett
Full Name at Birth Kirk Lee Hammett
Alternative Name The Ripper, Kirk Hampster
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 Grey
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 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.

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Kirk Hammett61 ScorpioGuitarist
Lani Hammett52Personality
Rebecca Hammett57


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Angel Ray KealaMale29th September, 200617 years oldLani Hammett
Vincenzo KainaluMale28th June, 200815 years oldLani Hammett


Metalocalypse: Army of the Doomstar2023Fan (voice)Movie
Metallica: Screaming Suicide2023Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: 72 Seasons2023Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: If Darkness Had a Son2023Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: Too Far Gone? (Version 2)2023Music Video
Metallica: You Must Burn!2023Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: Chasing Light2023Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: Sleepwalk My Life Away2023Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metal Lords2022Kirk HammettMovie
Metallica Presents: The Helping Hands Concert2022TV Movie
Metallica: Lux Æterna2022Music Video
Ghost - Dance Macabre2018Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: Now That We're Dead - Version 22017Kirk HammettMusic Video
Billions2016MetallicaTV Show
Metallica: ManUNkind2016Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: Am I Savage?2016Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: Halo on Fire2016Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: Lords of Summer2016Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: Now That We're Dead2016Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: Dream No More2016Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: Moth Into Flame2016Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: Atlas, Rise!2016Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: Hardwired2016Kirk HammettMusic Video
Tallica Parking Lot2013Short Film
Lou Reed & Metallica: The View2011Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: Broken, Beat & Scarred2009Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: The Day That Never Comes2008Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metalocalypse2006Charles' Assistant Klokateer / Rehab Doctor / Dick / ...TV Show
Howard Stern on Demand2005TV Show
Metallica: The Unnamed Feeling2004Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: Frantic2003Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: St. Anger2003Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: I Disappear2000Kirk Hammett (uncredited)Music Video
Metallica: Whiskey in the Jar1999Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: No Leaf Clover1999Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: Die, Die My Darling1999Kirk HammettMusic Video
Hero of the Day1998Kirk Hammett (as Metallica)Music Video
Metallica: The Unforgiven II1998Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: Turn the Page1998Kirk Hammett (uncredited)Music Video
Metallica: Fuel1998Kirk Hammett (uncredited)Music Video
Metallica: The Memory Remains1997Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: Until It Sleeps1996Kirk Hammett (uncredited)Music Video
Metallica: King Nothing1996Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: Fade to Black1993Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: Sad But True1992Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: Wherever I May Roam1992Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: Nothing Else Matters1992Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: Enter Sandman1991Kirk Hammett (uncredited)Music Video
Metallica: The Unforgiven1991Kirk HammettMusic Video
Primus: John the Fisherman1990Kirk HammettMusic Video
The Simpsons1989Kirk HammettTV Show
Metallica: One1989Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: For Whom the Bell Tolls1987Kirk HammettMusic Video
Metallica: Master of Puppets1986Kirk HammettMusic Video
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Posted commentsView all comments (34)

Flowergirl166Dec 7, 2023

Update this page please. Kirk and Lani divorced in December of 2019 and he's with a woman named Monikka de la Zerda since January of 2020, they have a kid together (a son) since May 30th of 2023.

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?

Drikah14Drikah14Mar 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.

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