Lin Manuel Miranda
Lin Manuel Miranda
Real Name/Full Name Lin Manuel Miranda
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Lin Manuel Miranda
Birth Place: New York City, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 16 January 1980
Age/How Old: 41 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 73 Kg
In Pounds – 160 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father – Luis Miranda
Mother – Luz Miranda
Siblings: Luz
School: Hunter College Elementary School
College: Hunter College High School, Wesleyan University
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricon
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Vanessa Adrianna Nadal
Kids/Children Name: Sebastian Miranda, Francisco Miranda
Profession: Composer, Playwright, Actor, Singer, Producer, Rapper, Political activist
Net Worth: $90 million
Last Updated: April 2021

Lin Manuel Miranda is a true definition of multi-talent and this is what makes him admired by many people. The guy acts, sings, composes, raps, produces and as if not enough, he is a political activist and playwright. He is one in a million. Right? Lil Manuel’s recognition grew after he created the Broadway musicals In the Heights and Hamilton and still starred in those.

The 2008 Broadway musical ‘In the Heights’, a stage musical has been made into a film, also titled ‘In the Heights’ and is scheduled to be released in June 2021. This guy has won many awards which include three Tony Awards and three Grammy Awards.

Well, how well do you know about Lin-Manuel Miranda? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Lin-Manuel Miranda’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Lin-Manuel Miranda to date.

Biography and Early Life

Lin Manuel Miranda was born in New York City, USA on the 16th of January 1980, to Dr. Luz Miranda, a clinical psychologist and Luis Miranda a New York Democratic Party consultant. His parents gave him the name Lil Manuel after being inspired by a poem about the Vietnam War, which was written by José Manuel Torres Santiago, a Puerto Rican writer.

His parents raised him alongside his only sister Luz, with Puerto Rican roots. In his childhood and teenage, he spent at least a month each year with his grandparents in Vega Alta. A lot hasn’t been mentioned his childhood, as much information about him revolves around his successful career, which he became passionate about in high school. That is when he discovered his passion and began writing his own musicals.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Lin-Manuel Miranda in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s age is 41 years old as of today’s date 21st April 2021 having been born on 16 January 1980. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 160 lbs in Pound and 73kg in Kilograms.

Education

Lil Manuel first schooled at Hunter College Elementary School after which he joined Hunter College High School. it is in high school that he developed an interest in musical theatre, and he started writing his own musicals. Here, he starred in a 20-minute musical. He graduated from high school later on and joined Wesleyan University, where he wrote the earliest draft of one of his most successful Broadway musicals, ‘In the Heights.’

Once the second stage which is Wesleyan’s student theatre company accepted the show, Miranda included freestyle rap and salsa numbers to the musical which was then premiered there in 1999. The success of ‘In the Heights’ inspired Miranda to write, star and direct other many productions in Wesleyan, before he graduated from the university in 2002.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Miranda’s personal life is a simple one, with less or no drama, at least according to the information at our disposal. He is happily married to Vanessa Nadal who was his high school friend. They exchanged Marriage vows in 2010. Vanessa Adrianna Nadal was a lawyer at Jones Day law firm. Together, they got their firstborn in November 2014. In February 2018, they got their second son.

Is Lin Manuel Miranda Gay?

Miranda is Married to Vanessa Nadal and together, they have had children. Their open relationship is enough to show that Miranda is straight.

Professional Career

Miranda has done so many things. After he left campus, in 2002, Miranda wanted to make his project, ‘In the Heights’ get a wider viewership. He, therefore, partnered with Thomas Kail, a theatre director together with other professionals and playwrights to see his dream become a reality. On the way, in 2004, Playwright Quiara Alegría Hudes joined the team.

The project eventually became a success and when Broadway was opened, it was nominated for 13 Tony Awards and won 5. His leading role earned him a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical. In 2015, Miranda came up with an American musical titled Hamilton.

It was officially opened on Broadway on the 6th of August 2015. Miranda was the star character and Thomas Kail directed it. The show received positive reviews and won Tony Award for best musical, among other awards. Apart from In the Heights and Hamilton, Miranda has been in musicals including Bring it On(2011) and Chump Street (2014). He has also studied film and television and in 2007, he was featured in The Sopranos and in 2009, an episode of House.

He has also played several television roles in Do No Harm, How I Met Your Mother, and Modern Family. As if not enough, Miranda has taught English at Hunter College High School, he has composed songs for many commercials, has contributed to the Manhattan Times, and co-founded Freestyle Love Supreme.

Awards

Miranda has won very many awards which are a result of his remarkable productions. Among his numerous awards are three Tony Awards, three Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, and two Olivier Awards and has been nominated for an Academy Award. In 2016, he was included in Time magazine as one of the most influential people in the world. He also received a star on the Hollywood walk of fame in 2018. That same year, he received the Kennedy Centre Honours for Hamilton.  In 2019, he was awarded the portrait of a nation prize by the Smithsonian Portrait Gallery.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Lin Manuel Miranda in 2021

Lin Manuel Miranda Net Worth
Lin Manuel Miranda Net Worth

As of 2021, Miranda’s estimated net worth stands at $90 million. All this he earns as a result of his numerous careers and outstanding projects. It is also important to note that his consistency pays off. Despite having done well in his earlier projects, especially In the Heights, Miranda did not sit back. He kept pushing and working hard and it is evident that his hard work paid off. His passion has made him a millionaire.

Some Interesting Facts You Need to Know

  • Miranda has never been mentioned in any illegal business or act and has not been controversial in anything. He is a clean and straight guy.

Being talented is one thing and fully utilizing the talent is another. Miranda is a multi-talented person and he has tapped almost all, if not all the skills he has. He has written, acted, produced and has even gone back to teach in his former high school. He is the type of person everyone should aspire to follow in his footsteps.

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