Lin-Manuel Miranda is a popular lyricist, composer, actor, and playwright in America. He rose to fame for creating and appearing in the Broadway musicals In the Heights and Hamilton. Miranda has won millions of heart with his amusing lyrics and composition. Throughout his career, he had won the number of accolades including 3 Tony Awards, 2 Grammy Awards, and an Emmy Award. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Lin-Manuel Miranda in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Lin-Manuel Miranda was born on January 16, 1980, in New York City to his parents Luis A and Luz Towns. He grew up in a Hispanic neighborhood in northern Manhattan. Even though he spent most of his childhood in the Latino neighborhood of Inwood, he used to spend at least one month at his grandparent’s house in Vega Alta, Puerto Rico.
Miranda got enrolled at Hunter College Elementary School and Hunter College High School. After completion of his schooling, he attended the Wesleyan University, where he co-founded a hip-hop comedy troupe named Freestyle Love Supreme.
Before graduating from the Wesleyan University, he wrote his first draft of In the Heights in 1999. He completed his graduation in 2002.
Lin-Manuel Miranda got married to Vanessa Nadal who had been friends since their high school days. The couple was blessed with two children namely Sebastian who was born in November 2014 and Francisco who was born on February 2, 2018.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
After the completion of his graduation, he decided on an acting career, appearing in films and on television. He also performed with a hip-hop improved group named Freestyle Love Supreme, around New York City and at festivals.
In 2004, John Buffalo Maler and director Thomas Kail later joined Miranda to revise his first draft In the Heights draft along with Quiara Alegria Hudes who is a book writer. The show’s huge success off-Broadway led it to its Broadway run in 2008.
Miranda worked as an English teacher at his former high school while writing for the Manhattan Times as a columnist and restaurant reviewer. In 2009, he continued to work in Broadway doing the translation job for the revival of West Side Story and contributing music and lyrics to 2012’s Bring It On: The Musical.
He composed music for commercials and also appeared on several TV shows, including Modern Family, The Sopranos, House M.D., The Odd Life of Timothy Green, and Sesame Street. He continued his success and went on appearing in films and composed music.
In 2008, Miranda won the Tony Award for Best Original Score. In 2009, he was the awarded the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album. He was also nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for playing the role of Usnavi. In 2015, he was honored the MacArthur Genius Award. He has also won the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album in 2016 for playing the role of Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The estimated net worth of Marinda is around $12 million. He made all this fortune by becoming the award-winning actor and performer. He has also made his earnings by composing all-time favorite music with notable awards. Miranda purchased a 1,125 square feet duplex penthouse along with his father jointly.
Apart from his music and acting career, Miranda has hosted the show Saturday Night Live which earned him a nomination for Emmy Award. He had also appeared in the film named The Odd Life of Timothy Green.