Albert Hammond, Jr.

by Lil Vacha on August 1, 2011

Birth Name: Albert Louis Hammond, Jr.

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: April 9, 1980

*English, Irish (father)
*Spanish Argentinian (mother)

Albert Hammond, Jr. is an American musician and fashion designer. He is the guitar and keyboard player for the band The Strokes. The other members of the band are Julian Casablancas, Nikolai Fraiture, Fabrizio Moretti, and Nick Valensi.

His father, Albert Hammond, is an English singer, songwriter, and producer, who was raised in Gibraltar. His mother, Claudia Fernandez, is an Argentinian model and beauty pageant winner.

His paternal grandmother’s surname was “McCarthy”.

Photo by Debby Wong/

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madman November 1, 2016 at 9:40 am

His paternal grandparents’ surnames were “Hammond” and “McCarthy”, so his father likely has Irish ancestry as well.

andrew July 27, 2013 at 1:01 pm

Gilbraltarian, nice.

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