There are many times when a movie and a character leaves an imprint on our mind. Every star has that quality. Likewise, Armie Hammer made that same impression on many viewers, including us.
Armie Hammer is an American actor who has been in the movie business since 2005. Unlike his other roles, Armie became the talk of the town from the 2017‘s movie Call Me By Your Name. Wanna know more? Have some patience and as we unravel all his secrets.
But before, here are some interesting facts about Armie Hammer.
Armie Hammer: Quick Facts
|Full Name:||Armand Douglas Hammer|
|Birth Date:||August 28, 1986|
|Birth Place:||Santa Monica, California, US|
|Father’s Name:||Michael Armand Hammer|
|Mother’s Name:||Dru Ann|
|Education:||Los Angeles Baptist High School|
|Active Year:||2005- present|
|Height:||6 feet 5 inches (195cm)|
|Weight:||93 kgs (207 lbs)|
|Net Worth:||$16.32 million|
|Social Media:||Instagram, Twitter|
Early Life and Education
Born on August 28, 1986, Armie Hammer is originally named Armie Douglas Hammer in Santa Monica, California, US. Armie is the son of Michael Armand Hammer and Dru Ann. He comes from a wealthy family where his father is the business owner of several companies, including Knoedler and Armand Hammer Productions. Likewise, his mother is also a former bank loan officer.
Armie grew up with his younger brother, Viktor, in the Dallas neighborhood of Highland Park for several years. Then from there, they moved to the Cayman Islands before finally settling in Los Angeles.
Nonetheless, Armie holds the American nationality and is of mixed ethnicity, including Jewish, German, Polish, Russian, Danish, Greek, and others. Still, Armie describes his family background as half-Jewish.
Talking about his education, Armie studied in changed schools many times due to his settlement problem. Initially, the American actor attended Faulkner’s Academy and Grace Christian Academy in Governor’s Harbour, Cayman Islands.
Finally, he went to Los Angeles Baptist High School in the San Fernando Valley before dropping out in eleventh grade. The actor’s act led him to be disowned by his parents, but soon they became supportive of his decision.
Age and Measurements
The ‘Call Me By Your Name’ star is 32 years old as of 2019. The actor has a muscular body standing at 5 feet 6 inches (195cm) of height and weighs around 93 kgs(207 lbs).
Moreover, the actor has brown curly hair and bluish-grey eyes. Also, the actor maintains his diet and keeps his body in perfect shape.
Armie Hammer: Professional Career
But not everything went smoothly for the actor as he spent most of his early career playing minor roles in television series like Veronica Mars, Gossip Girl, Reaper, and Desperate Housewives.
But in 2008, the actor finally got his lead role in the movie, as Christian evangelist Billy Graham in Billy: The Early Years. Armie received a “Faith and Values Award” nomination in the Grace Award category for his role.
However, Armie got his breakthrough role in 2010 David Fincher‘s movie The Social Network, where he portrayed the character of identical twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss.
For this movie, Armie was mentally as well as physically trained. In fact, the actor went through 10 months of boot camp in order to learn the subtle movements and speech patterns the twins would have developed over their lifetime.
His dedication did not go to waste as Hammer received critical acclaims and even won Toronto Film Critics Association Awards for Best Supporting Actor.
After that, he went on to play the role of Clyde Tolson in Clint Eastwood’s 2011 film J. Edgar alongside Leonardo Di Caprio. The following year, Armie appeared in the 2012 movie Mirror Mirror alongside Julia Roberts and Lily Collins.
Since then, Armie has played several roles in dozens of movies and television series. Some of them are The Polar Bears(2012), The Simpsons(2012), The Lone Ranger(2013), The Man from U.N.C.L.E.(2015), Call Me By Your Name(2017), Hotel Mumbai(2018), and many more.
He is soon to appear in Dreamland and Rebecca in 2020, which is still under production.
Call Me By Your Name Sequel?
“I remember everything …. and, as you did back then, look me in the face, hold my gaze, and call me by your name. “ – Andre Aciman, Call be By Your Name.
In 2017, the movie ‘Call Me By Your Name‘ created a buzz in the movie industry with his arrival. The film adaptation of an Andre Aciman novel of the same name premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Armie starred opposite Timothee Chalamet and Michael Stuhlbarg, and with it, everyone reached a new level of stardom.
For his role, Armie received many critical acclaims and nominations, including the Critics’ Choice Award, the Independent Spirit Award, and the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor. More than that, the actor was praised for his chemistry with his co-star Timothee Chalamet.
Following the success of the novel and the movie both, the author Andre Aciman is preparing the sequel of the book. Because of it, many fans were curious to know if the sequel of the movie will follow the same path or not. But to many disappointment, Armie openly stated that he does not want to continue the story. In fact, he is not sure about the follow-up.
In his recent interview with the Vulture during his press tour for his new movie ‘Hotel Mumbai.’ Armie said,
“And it felt like a really perfect storm of so many things, that if we do make a second one, I think we’re setting ourselves up for disappointment. I don’t know that anything will match up to the first you know?”
Armie Hammer: Personal Life
As of 2019, Armie is a married man. The American actor is married to television personality Elizabeth Chambers. Both have been dating for quite sometime after being formally introduced by Hammer’s friend, Tyler Ramsey.
Likewise, the couple has a beautiful wedding on May 22, 2010, which was even featured in the 2011 January issue of Town & Country. So far, the couple has been living a happy life with two of their children, Harper Grace Hammer and Ford Armand Douglas Hammer.
Unlike many other celebrities, Armie has not been in any rumors or controversies.
Armie Hammer: Net worth
As of 2019, Armie Hammer has a net worth of $16.32 million. The amount does not come off as a surprise since Armie is one of the industry’s prominent actors right now. Though he has not disclosed his income, we can assume that the actor earns enough to live a luxurious life.
Recently, this year, Armie purchased $4.72 million worth of a house in Hancock Park. In fact, the house resides in a beautiful neighborhood covering 6,275 sq. feet with 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms filled with spa and sauna.
Social Media Presence
Instagram– 1.2 million Followers
Twitter– 227K Followers