QUICK LINKS

×
CELEBRITY | VIDEOS | MUSIC | MOVIE REVIEWS | TRAILERS

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Lin-Manuel Miranda
Claim this page
Updated: Oct 28, 2021

Birth Name: Lin-Manuel Miranda

Nickname/Stage Name: Lin-Manuel Miranda

Birth Date: January 16, 1980

Genres: Animation, Action, Drama, Musical

Occupation(s): Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Rapper, Producer, Playwright

Years Active: 1996 till Present

Net Worth: $80 million

 

Personal Life

Lin-Manuel Miranda was born in New York City. He got married to Vanessa Nadal, his friend since his high school days, in 2010.

The couple has two sons (born in 2014 and 2018).

Education

He attended Hunter College Elementary School and Hunter College High School. He then proceeded to Wesleyan University and graduated in 2002.

Career

Miranda teamed up with John Buffalo Mailer and director Thomas Kail to revise In the Heights. The musical play premiered in Connecticut in 2005.

In 2007, he had a minor role in the TV series The Sopranos. He also appeared in the Disney film The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012).

The actor starred in Hamilton: An American Musical (2015). Other films he has appeared in or worked on include Star Wars: The Force AwakensMoanaMary Poppins ReturnsStar Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, In the Heights, and Vivo.

Awards

Drama Desk Award (2007, 2005)

Obie Award (2007, 2015)

Tony Award (2008, 2016)

Grammy Award (2009, 2016, 2018)

Primetime Emmy Award (2014)

Outer Critics Circle Award (2015)

Lucille Lortel Award (2016)

Drama League Award (2016)

Laurence Olivier Award (2016, 2018)

Saturn Award (2018)

Palm Springs International Film Festival Award (2018)

People's Choice Award (2020)

Producers Guild of America Award (2021)

Hollywood Critics Association Award (2021)

Quotes

"My wife's the reason anything gets done. She nudges me towards promise by degrees. She is a perfect symphony of one."

"The way I hold a ten-dollar bill is different now, because, like, that's my dude."

"Women are 50% of the world's population. Men can't sit idle if half the people around them don't have access to the care they need to lead healthy and productive lives."

Trivia

He completely rhymed his Tony Award acceptance speech for original score (Music or Lyrics) for In the Heights (2008).

Miranda and his wife, Vanessa Nadal-Miranda, have two sons. One, named Sebastian, on November 10, 2014, and another, named Francisco, on February 2, 2018.

He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Live Theatre at 6243 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on November 30, 2018.

Movies

Clayton's Friends (1996)

The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Speech & Debate (2017)

Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

Hamilton (2019)

In the Heights (2020)

Vivo (2021)

Continue Reading

Movies

Musical, Comedy, |Aug 10, 2121

Vivo

News about Lin-Manuel Miranda

'Vivo' Review: A Totally Predictable But Fun Musical Bolstered By Memorable Songs

Vivo is a fun and entertaining musical animation, thanks to never-ending songs that work well i...

Other Celebrities

Thumb

Phillip Kayode Moses

Pheelz is a Nigerian record producer and songwriter

Thumb

Osariemen Martha Elizabeth Ighodaro

Osas Ighodaro is a Nigerian American actress, producer, host and humanitarian.