Michael Armand Hammer, the businessman father of the Hollywood actor Armie Hammer has left for the heavenly abode. He passed away at the age of 67. Losing a loved one is never easy. Sending light and strength to the near and dear ones of the business magnet during this difficult time.
According to a report by TMZ, Armie’s dad Michael Armand Hammer died on Sunday, November 20, 2022. Continue reading further to know the reason behind the death of the business titan.
What was the cause behind the death of Michael Armand Hammer?
Armie Hammer’s businessman father, Michael Armand Hammer is no longer with us. A source close to the Hammer family has told the media outlet TMZ, that he died after battling cancer.
Michael Armand Hammer was a businessman. He was the son of Julian Armand Hammer and the grandson of industrialist Armand Hammer, who was mostly known for his ties with Occidental Petroleum, a company he ran from 1957 until his death.
Here’s all you need to know about Michael Armand Hammer
Michael Armand Hammer was born on September 8, 1955, in Los Angeles, California, United States. He was the son of Glenna Sue and Julian Armand Hammer. He has two half-siblings: sister Casey Hammer and half-sister Jan Ward.
His mom Glenna Sue was a native of Texas. His paternal grandfather’s parents were Ukrainian Jewish immigrants. Russian-born actress Baroness Olga von Root was his paternal grandmother. She was the daughter of a czarist general.
Back in the day, Hammer went to the University of San Diego. He graduated from the university with a degree in business administration in the year 1978. Later on, he graduated with a Master of Business Administration degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business in 1982.
Before getting associated with his grandfather’s oil company, Occidental Petroleum, Michael served in different roles at the New York City securities and investment banking firm Kidder, Peabody & Co.
A little bit about Michael Armand Hammer’s personal life
Michael Armand Hammer tied the knot with Dru Ann Mobley of Tulsa, Oklahoma, on January 12, 1985, at the First Methodist Church in Tulsa. After getting married to his wife Dru, he became a Christian. Then, he also served as a benefactor of several Christian organizations dedicated to evangelism.
Hammer and Dru pulled the plug on their marriage in the year 2012. The two of them got divorced after 27 years of marriage. They had two kids, both sons: Armie and Viktor. They welcomed their first child, Armie Hammer in the year 1986. On the other hand, their second child, Viktor, joined them on the earthside in 1988.
Armie Hammer is a Hollywood actor best known for his work in films such as Call Me By Your Name, The Lone Ranger, and Wounds. His brother, Viktor is a businessman and entrepreneur. Soon after, Michael moved on with his life and got married to Misty Millward in the year 2017.
We send our deepest condolences to the friends and family members of Michael Armand Hammer during this hard time. May his soul rest in peace. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.