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Darrell Hammonds Wiki Biography
Darrell Clayton Hammond was born on the 8th October 1955, in Melbourne, Florida USA, and is an actor, stand up comedian as well as impressionist. Hammond is well known as the longest serving cast member of The Not Ready For Prime Time Players Company which performed on the late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show “Saturday Night Live” (1995 to 2009). Since 2014, he has been working as an announcer of the above mentioned show. Darrell has been active in the entertainment industry since 1980.
How rich is the actor and television personality? Authoritative sources have estimated that the total size of Darrell Hammond’s net worth is as much as $8 million, as of the data accumulated in the middle of 2016.
Darrell Hammond Net Worth $8 Million
To begin with, he was educated at Brevard Community College where he also played baseball. Later, he graduated from the University of Florida in 1978, after which he worked as a stand-up comedian on a cruise ship, and appeared in theatre plays.
In 1995, he joined the cast of “Saturday Night Live”, and subsequently became well known for creating the characters of Sean Connery, Geraldo Rivera, Jesse Jackson, John Travolta, Ted Koppel, Phil McGraw, Phil Donahue, Chris Matthews, Dick Cheney, Regis Philbin, John McCain, Donald Trump, Al Gore and Bill Clinton. The most frequently played character was that of the President Bill Clinton, who was impersonated in 87 sketches. In 2009, Darrell Hammond announced his retirement from the show, after breaking two records: the first for 14 years as a cast member, and the second for participating in the most shows – 280. In 2014, Darrell started working on the “Saturday Night Live” show again, this time as the announcer after the death of the previous incumbent Pardo.
Meanwhile, Hammond increased his net worth by landing roles in various feature films. The first was the comedy film “Celtic Pride” (1996), then he voiced Master Little in the animated musical film “The King and I” (1999). Moreover, he appeared in the main cast of the spy action comedy thriller film “Agent Cody Banks” (2003) directed by Harald Zwart, the teen comedy “New York Minute” (2004) by Dennie Gordon, the comedic crime film “Puff, Puff, Pass” (2006) by Mekhi Phifer, the comedy “Wieners” (2008) by Mark Steilen and the horror parody film “Scary Movie 5” (2013) by Malcolm D. Lee. It should be noted that Darrell landed the lead role in the independent film “Netherbeast Incorporated” (2007) directed by Dean Ronalds.
Finally, in the personal life of the actor, he was married twice to the same wife Elizabeth, firstly from 1990 to 1994, then from 1997 to 2012 – they have one child. Since 2012, he is single. Hammond has revealed that he suffers from borderline personality disorder, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder. More, he is prone to cut himself. Once, he cut himself backstage of “Saturday Night Live” and as a result was taken to a psychiatric ward.
|Net Worth||$2 Million|
|Date Of Birth||October 8, 1955|
|Place Of Birth||Melbourne, Florida, United States|
|Profession||Actor, Comedian, TV show personality|
|Education||Brevard Community College, University of Florida, HB Studio, New York|
|Spouse||Elizabeth Hammond (1990–1994; 1997–2011)|
|Movies||“Celtic Pride” (1996), “The King and I” (1999), “Agent Cody Banks” (2003), “New York Minute” (2004), “Puff, Puff, Pass” (2006), “Wieners” (2008), “Scary Movie 5” (2013)|
|TV Shows||"Saturday Night Live" (1995-2009), "Kentucky Fried Chicken", "Celebrity Jeopardy!", "Wappin'", "The Howard Stern Show", "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit", "Law & Order: Criminal Intent", "Comedy Central Presents Darrell Hammond", "Damages"|