Lin-Manuel Miranda is an American Composer, lyricist, actor and a playwright who has a net worth of million dollars in 2017-2018. He is well known for his creation and work in the Broadway musicals Hamilton and In Heights. Miranda also wrote the book, music, lyric for another Broadway musical Hamilton.
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He was born on 16th January, 1980 in New York City, New York, U.S. Miranda in his childhood had written jingles. Miranda did elementary level schooling in Hunter College Elementary School and did his high school at Hunter College High School. He then graduated from Wesleyan University in 2002. He is remarkable that he co-founded a hip-hop comedy troupe when he was in college named Freestyle Love Supreme. Miranda wrote and directed several other musicals at Wesleyan and acted in many other productions ranging from musicals to Shakespeare.
Miranda along with John Buffalo Mailer worked with the director Thomas Kail for ‘In the Heights’. It is notable that writer Quiara Alegria Hudes joined the team in 2004. This work was taken over by Broadway production company and this was nominated for many prestigious awards as well. After that Miranda left the cast of Broadway production on February 15, 2009.Miranda rejoined the Broadway productions as Usnavi until it is closed in 2011.
In middle, Miranda worked as an English teacher at his former high school where he completed his schooling and wrote for the Manhattan Times as a Columnist and restaurant reviewer and composed music for commercials. One of the sensational works of Miranda is his lyrics for ‘Bring it On: The Musical’ which premiered at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, Georgiain 2011. Miranda also appeared on the TV series ‘Modern Family’ in the episode of ‘Good Cop Bad Dog’. He has also appeared in the episode ‘ ‘Bedtime Stories’ on the CBS sitcom ‘How I Met Your Mother’.
Awards & Achievements:
Apart from many nominations and significant accolades, Miranda has 3 Tony Awards, 2 Grammy Awards, Pulitzer Prize and an Emmy Award. The most recognizing achievements of Miranda is when Time magazine included him in its annual Time 100 as one of the ‘Most Influential People in the World’. He was also the recipient of a Mac Arthur Fellowship in 2015. In 2017 it was announced that Miranda will be applauded with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2018.
Net worth of Lin-Manuel Miranda
The estimated net worth of Lin-Manuel Miranda is $12 million. His renowned work ‘In the Heights’ which was a major hit in the Broadway Stage in 2007 is one of the successful music for the year 2009 making more than $30 million. Hamilton the second Broadway show earned more than $1.5 million for the Labor Day and throughout the stage, it accumulated over $75 million. Most of his net worth was grossed up mainly because of his growing musical talent in line with his anticipated skills.
All his awards and winnings are definitely a sign of his accomplishments like others, however, this alone is not the prime mode of his achievements but his passion and sincerity in his work made him reach heights with more exuberant and extraordinary fame. The Time magazine has also listed him as one of the ‘100 World’s Most Influential People’. Having achieved heights of success, he is still not looking forward to his retirement.