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Is there an upper limit to the angular momentum of a rotating (Kerr) black hole?

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Yes, the angular momentum is bounded above by the mass squared in natural units (G=c=1), and when the angular momentum is equal to the mass squared, you have an extremal Kerr black hole. You can read more in this quick review .

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