|Born||in San Francisco, California, USA|
|Birth Name||Kirk Lee Hammett|
|Height||5' 7¼" (1.71 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Hammett was born in San Francisco, California on November 18, 1962, to Teofila (Oyao) and Dennis L. Hammett, a merchant seaman. He learned guitar at age 15 and joined Metallica to replace Dave Mustaine in 1982. He has won several Grammys with Metallica and participated in their class action law suit against Napster. His father had Irish, English, Scottish, and German ancestry, and his mother's family is Filipino.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: David
|Lani Gruttadauro||(31 January 1998 - present) ( 2 children)|
|Rebecca Enrica Kestelyn||(3 December 1987 - 1991) ( divorced)|