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
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).
He attended Hunter College Elementary School and Hunter College High School. He then proceeded to Wesleyan University and graduated in 2002.
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 Awakens, Moana, Mary Poppins Returns, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, In the Heights, and Vivo.
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)
"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."
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.
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)
In the Heights (2020)
An actor who is known for his musical works in Hollywood.