Jason Hammel (musician)

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Jason Hammel
Born Jason Edward Hammel
(1976-02-01) February 1, 1976 (age 41)
Stewartville, MN, U.S.
Occupation musician; producer; actor
Years active 1994–present
Spouse(s) Kori Hammel (2001-present; 2 children)

Jason Edward Hammel is an American musician, producer, and actor. He is a vocalist and drummer for Mates of State, of which he is half complemented by his wife, Kori Hammel, a vocalist and keyboardist for the band. Hammel went to high school in Stewartville, Minnesota, where he played in rock bands. He then attended Kansas University where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa.[1] There in 1997 he met Kori, then Kori Gardner. They moved to San Francisco together and got married. He trains martial arts and is a brown belt in kyokushin karate. In 2015, alongside his wife he starred in his first feature film, The Rumperbutts.[2] Jason and Kori live in Connecticut