Armand Douglas Hammer was born in Santa Monica, California, on August 28, 1986. His mother, Dru Ann Mobley, used to work as a bank loan officer. His father, Michael Armand Hammer, owns several businesses, including Knoedler Publishing and Armand Hammer Productions, which makes movies and TV shows. He has a younger brother, Viktor, who was named after their great-granduncle Victor Hammer.
Hammer has said that he comes from a “half-Jewish” family. Armand Hammer, an oil tycoon, and philanthropist whose parents were Jewish Russian Empire refugees who moved to the U.S. was his paternal great-grandfather. Julius Hammer, Armand’s father, was from Odessa and was one of the first people to join the Communist Party in New York. Olga von Root, a Russian actress, and singer who was born in Sevastopol and was the daughter of a tsarist general was Armie’s paternal great-grandmother. His mother’s family is from Tulsa, Oklahoma, and his father’s family is from Texas.
Hammer lived in Highland Park, Texas, near Dallas, for several years. When he was seven, his family moved to the Cayman Islands, where they stayed for five years before settling in Los Angeles. While living in the Cayman Islands, he went to Faulkner’s Academy in Governor’s Harbour and Grace Christian Academy, which was started by his father, in West Bay, Grand Cayman. As a teen, he went to Los Angeles Baptist High School in the San Fernando Valley. He dropped out of high school in the eleventh grade to pursue a career in acting. But later, he went to college at UCLA. Hammer said that his parents disowned him when he decided to drop out of school and become an actor, but that they later supported him and were proud of his work.
About Armie Hammer’s Past Relationship
After meeting Elizabeth Chambers two years before, Armie started dating her in 2008. They got married on May 22, 2010, and their children, Harper on December 1, 2014, and Ford on January 15, 2017, made their way into the world. Hammer and Chambers opened their first Bird Bakery in 2012 in San Antonio, Texas. They later opened a second Bird Bakery in Dallas.
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In July 2020, the couple said they were getting divorced. In August, Armie wrote on Instagram that he had been living with his friend Ashton Ramsey for the past two months and working in construction with Ramsey during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Know About Armie Hammer’s Professional Life
Armie’s first movie was “Flicka,” which came out in 2006. The next year, “Justice League: Mortal” director George Miller cast him as Batman/Bruce Wayne, but the movie was canceled. In 2008, Hammer was in “Blackout” and played the title role in “Billy: The Early Years,” a biographical film that got him a Grace Award nomination for Most Inspiring Performance in a Movie or TV Show. Hammer was a guest star on “Reaper” and “Gossip Girl” on The CW in 2009, and he was also in the Amy Poehler and Rachel Dratch comedy “Spring Breakdown.”
In the 2010 movie “The Social Network,” about how Facebook was started, he played real-life twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss. The movie made $224.9 million at the box office, got nominated for an Oscar for Best Motion Picture of the Year, and won more than 170 awards. In 2011, Armie played former FBI Associate Director Clyde Tolson in the movie “J. Edgar.” For this role, he was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role.
In 2012, Hammer played Prince Andrew Alcott in “Mirror Mirror,” a retelling of “Snow White” he co-starred in with Lily Collins and Julia Roberts. He was treated like a prince. In the same year, he also voiced Zook in the computer-animated short film “The Polar Bears” and the Winklevoss twins in an episode of “The Simpsons.” In 2013, Armie played the lead role in “The Lone Ranger” and voiced the character in the Disney Infinity video game series. In 2015, he was in Guy Ritchie’s remake of “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” and played himself in the “Entourage” movie. In 2016, he was in four movies.
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“Mine,” “Free Fire,” “Nocturnal Animals,” and “The Birth of a Nation.” Hammer was in “Call Me by Your Name” with Timothée Chalamet in 2017. It was the best-reviewed role of his career up to that point. In the Disney-Pixar movie “Cars 3,” he voiced Jackson Storm. In 2018, he was in “Sorry to Bother You,” “Hotel Mumbai,” and “On the Basis of Sex,” a biopic about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in which he played Martin D. Ginsburg. Armie will be in “Rebecca” on Netflix, “Death on the Nile” by Kenneth Branagh, and “Next Goal Wins” by Taika Waititi.
What Is Armie Hammer’s Net Worth?
Armie Hammer is an American actor with a net worth of $100 thousand. Armie Hammer first became well-known after he played the identical Wiklevoss twins in David Fincher’s movie The Social Network (2010). Armie’s first role was as Student #2 in an episode of the Emmy-winning FOX sitcom “Arrested Development.” He also guest-starred on “Veronica Mars” (2006) and “Desperate Housewives” (2007) before getting the part of televangelist Billy Graham in the 2008 movie “Billy: The Early Years.”
Armie Hammer has gone on to be in movies like “J. Edgar” (2011), “Mirror Mirror” (2012), “The Lone Ranger” (2013), and “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” (2015). In 2017, he was in the critically acclaimed movie “Call Me by Your Name,” which earned him several nominations for Best Supporting Actor awards.