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Sam Hammington Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Samuel Mayer Russ Hammington
Place Of Birth
Wellington, Australia
46 years old
Birth Date
July 30 1977

Sam Hammington Facts

Child Star?
Comedian, Actor
Education & Qualifications
Swinburne University of Technology
Net Worth
Current Partner
Yoo-Mi Jeong
William Bruce Hammington, Bentley Hammington
Bruce William Hammington, Jan Russ

About Sam Hammington

Sam Hammington, born on July 31, 1977, in Wellington, New Zealand, is a comedian and actor.

Sam Hammington was raised in Australia and started working in the Australian television industry when he was young. As of 2022, Sam Hammington is mostly active in South Korea, where he moved after graduating from business school.

Sam Hammington started working in the South Korean television industry during the World Cup in 2002. In 2005, he appeared on the South Korean sketch-comedy television show 'Gag Concert', which brought him under the spotlight. From 2008-2012, he was the host of the radio program 'Drivetime' along with Annabelle Ambrose. He co-hosted episodes 1-33 of the South Korean variety talk show 'Witch Hunt' and starred in the first season of the South Korean variety show 'Real Men.'

Sam Hammington Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Sam Hammington’s net worth?

The net worth of Sam Hammington is around $1-5 million.

How much does Sam Hammington earn per year?

Sam Hammington’s estimated annual earnings are around $400,000.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Sam Hammington?

Sam Hammington is 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) tall.

How old is Sam Hammington?

Sam Hammington is 45 as of 2022 and was born on July 31, 1977.

Childhood And Education

Sam Hammington or Samuel Mayer Russ Hammington was born in New Zealand, in the city of Wellington, to Bruce William Hammington and his mother, Jan Russ, an Australian casting director, and producer. When he was young, he started working in the Australian TV industry and was credited in 'Vacation Island' and 'All The Streams', among other shows. He decided to focus on his academics later. He wanted to study an Asian language for his resume and took up Korean. He majored in Marketing and Korean studies at the Swinburne University of Technology. He moved to Korea and became a transfer student at Korea University in 2002 after learning and studying Korean for one and a half years.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Sam Hammington’s partner?

Sam Hammington married his partner Jeong Yu-mi in 2013, and the couple has two sons, William Bruce Hammington and Bentley Hammington. The marriage ceremony was held in a traditional Korean manner in South Korea and then a Christian ceremony in Melbourne Zoo, Australia, his home country.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Sam Hammington is best known for being on 'Gag Concert,' which gave him the opportunity to star in other Korean variety shows. He was the co-host of the radio show 'Drivetime' along with Annabelle Ambrose. Hammington was also seen in the reality military show 'Real Men' and in the show 'The Return Of Superman,' where he appeared with his children. In 2022, he starred in the fifth episode of the South Korean fantasy television series 'Zombie Detective.'

Charity Work

Sam Hammington was featured in W-Foundation’s CD compilation called 'Hooxi, the Beginning', and all proceeds from the sale went towards the Foundation’s International Climate Refugee Relief Fund.

What awards has Sam Hammington won?

In 2013, Sam Hammington won the MBC Entertainment Award for Best Male Newcomer, and in 2014, he won the Friendship Award. He won the 16-17th KBS Entertainment Awards for Top Excellence in the Male Variety and Entertainment categories. Hammington was also awarded the Grand Prize during the 17-18th KBS Entertainment Awards along with other Superman fathers in 2019-2020.

Other Interesting Sam Hammington Facts And Trivia

  • Sam Hammington can read, write and speak Korean fluently. He has been named the first foreign comedian in Korea. He has two dogs called Mandoo and Gaji.
  • He gained recognition as a cast member of the television series 'Holiday Island'. Then he also appeared in an episode of 'Flying Doctors'.
  • Sam and his sons will no longer appear in KBS's 'The Return of Superman.' Since 2016, the Hammington family has appeared on the program.
  • In 2002, he traveled to South Korea as an exchange student and is now well-known there.
  • Despite being an Australian, Sam Hammington completed his national service in the South Korean military.

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