Kirk Hammett Net Worth
Kirk Hammett net worth: Kirk Hammett is an American songwriter and rock star who has a net worth of $200 million. Kirk Hammett is most famous for being the lead guitarist in the internationally-known heavy metal band Metallica. Born in San Francisco on November 18, 1962, Kirk's love of music led him to form a band in 1980, which he named Exodus, (when he was only 18 years old) prior to his involvement with Metallica. Kirk stayed in Exodus for three years, from 1980 to 1983. Known for using many different guitars, Kirk Hammett excels on all of them. In 2003, Rolling Stone magazine ranked him Number 11 of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time. His work on song "Enter Sandman," has been ranked Number 399 on the Rolling Stone magazine list of The Greatest Songs of All Time. Kirk Hammett and Metallica remain busy and in demand today. Kirk continues to write songs, record and tour regularly.
As a member of Metallica he has been featured on the albums Kill 'Em All in 1983, Ride the Lightning in 1984, Master of Puppets in 1986, and …And Justice for All in 1988. The band's albums Metallica in 1991, Load in 1996, Reload in 1997, St. Anger in 2003, Death Magnetic in 2008, and Hardwired… to Self-Destruct in 2016 all reached #1 in the US and several other countries. Metallica's most popular singles include "One", "Enter Sandman", "The Unforgiven", "Nothing Else Matters", "Wherever I May Roam, "Sad but True", "Until It Sleeps", "Hero of the Day", "The Memory Remains", "The Unforgiven II", "Fuel", "Turn the Page", "Whiskey in the Jar", "No Leaf Clover", "I Disappear", "St. Anger", "The Day That Never Comes", "Cyanide", "Hardwired", and more.