Lin-Manuel Miranda is an American composer, lyricist, singer, rapper, actor, producer, and playwright, widely known for creating and starring in the Broadway musicals In the Heights and Hamilton. Among his numerous accolades, Miranda has won a Pulitzer Prize, three Tony Awards, three Grammys, an Emmy, and two Olivier Awards and has been nominated for an Academy Award. In 2015, he was the recipient of a Genius Grant from the MacArthur Fellows Program. In 2016, Time magazine included Miranda in its annual Time 100 as one of the “Most Influential People in the World” and he received a star on the Puerto Rico Walk of Fame. Miranda received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on November 30, 2018. In December 2018, he received the Kennedy Center Honors for creating Hamilton
What is Lin-Manuel Miranda famous for?
Lin Manuel Miranda best famous for being American music and lyric composer who rose to top from his remarkable work of creating and starring in the Broadway musicals In the Heights and Hamilton.
What is Lin Manuel Miranda’s ethnicity?
Lin-Manuel Miranda was born in New York City, US on January 16, 1980. His nationality is American and he belongs to Puerto Rican ethnicity. His religion is Christianity and his zodiac is Capricorn. He is the son of Dr. Luz Towns-Miranda, a clinical psychologist, and Luis A. Miranda, Jr., a Democratic Party consultant who advised New York City mayor Ed Koch. He was raised in the neighborhood of Washington Heights along with his one older sister, Luz, who is the Chief Financial Officer of the Miriam Group. During childhood and his teens, he spent at least one month each year with his grandparents in Vega Alta, Puerto Rico. It was during high school that Miranda began writing musicals and when he was in University, Miranda was already writing and directing several other musicals adding freestyle rap and salsa numbers. He also acted in many other productions. Miranda attended Hunter College Elementary School and Hunter College High School. He graduated from Wesleyan University in 2002.
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s career timeline
Miranda started writing musicals from his high school days. Miranda wrote the earliest draft of what would become his first Broadway musical, In the Heights, in 1999 in his sophomore year of college at Wesleyan University. Miranda wrote complete music and lyrics for the 2008 Broadway musical In the Heights. The stage musical has been made into a film, also titled In the Heights which is scheduled to be released in June 2020. His work won the Tony Award for Best Original Score, Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, and Tony Award for Best Musical. Miranda was also nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his lead role. He gained wider recognition for writing the book, music, and lyrics for Hamilton, which has been acclaimed as a pop culture phenomenon since its Broadway premiere in 2015. The show earned the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, and was nominated for a record-setting 16 Tony Awards, of which it won 11, including Best Musical, Best Original Score and Best Book. The Hamilton cast recording named by Billboard as the eleventh-biggest album of the 2010s.The Hamilton Mixtape reached number one on the Billboard 200.
Miranda’s television work includes recurring roles on The Electric Company (2009–2010) and Do No Harm (2013). He hosted Saturday Night Live for the first time in 2016 and earned his first Emmy award nomination for acting. Among other film work, Miranda contributed music and vocals for a scene in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015); wrote music and songs in the animated musical Moana (2016), which gained him nominations for the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song and the Academy Award for Best Original Song, for the song “How Far I’ll Go”; and starred as Jack in the musical fantasy Mary Poppins Returns (2018), for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. Miranda has been politically active, most notably on behalf of Puerto Rico. He met with politicians in 2016 to speak out in favor of debt relief for Puerto Rico and raised funds for rescue efforts and disaster relief after Hurricane Maria struck the island in 2017.
What is Lin Manuel Miranda net worth?
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Who is Lin Manuel Miranda married to?
Miranda is a married man. He has been married to his longtime sweetheart Vanessa Nadal, a high school friend, since 2010. Nadal was a lawyer at the law firm Jones Day. Miranda and Nadal’s first son, Sebastian, was born in November 2014. On December 3, 2017, Miranda announced he and Nadal were expecting their second child. Their second son, Francisco, was born in February 2018. Miranda is at present happily living with his family with no sign of conflicts.
What is Lin Manuel Miranda’s height?
Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda stands a tall height is 1.75 m tall. He has a slim body build and weighs around 73 kg. The actor is now 40 years old but seems to lack no shine in his creation and skills. The singer has black hair color and brown eyes color. He has a straight sexual orientation. Further details supporting his overall body measurements, and shoe size are currently under review.