Joseph Michael Manganiello is an eminent American actor. His acting career started with the role of Flash Thompson in Spider-Man created by Sam Raimi. He became a part of True Blood an HBO series as werewolf Alcide Herveaux. Joe also became a director for a documentary film. He is a part of the charities credited for many good works. The actor got cast in the popular DC movie Justice League. You can find all the information about him here.
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The birthplace of Joe Manganiello is Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and his date of birth is December 28, 1976. The name of his mother is Susan and the name of his father is Charles John Manganiello. He grew up in Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania. The name of his younger brother is Nicholas. He studied at St. Bernard School and then at Mt. Lebanon High School. He was good at studies as he finished it with honours. He also received the Great Alumni Award in the year 2011.
Career and achievements
When he was studying at Carnegie Mellon University he got the chance to appear in many theatre productions. First, he acted in When We Dead Awaken by Henrik Ibsen. Then he acted in Shakespeare play The Merchant of Venice enacted in the Quantum Theatre. After he moved to Los Angeles he got the opportunity to act in Spider-Man for the role of Eugene “Flash” Thompson. Then he appeared in a small cameo role in Spider-Man 3 in the year 2007.
He acted as the partner of Linda Cardellini for the series ER. He played in the A Streetcar Named Desire for the character of Stanley Kowalski in West Virginia Public Theatre. Then he played as Brad for the series How I Met Your Mother. He also became part of the cast of famous drama One Tree Hill. He acted in the Behind Enemy Lines: Colombia which is a war film. The actor appeared in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and part of film Irene in Time.
The peak of his career
The most important phase of his career is True Blood. This HBO series brought him name and fame. He played the part of the werewolf Alcide Herveaux. Then after True Blood, he acted in Magic Mike which is a story of a stripper. This film was a box office hit and received good reviews. He is going to play the role of Slade Wilson/Deathstroke on the Batman movie.
Manganiello got engaged with actress Sofía Vergara. She is a Colombian actress and a model. She also worked as a presenter on many TV shows. In 2009 she became one of the highest-paid TV actresses in the whole wide world. The actress also came as a judge on America’s Got Talent fifteenth season. Joe dated her for six months. The place they opted to get married in Palm Beach, Florida in the year 2015. Some of the celebrities who came to their wedding are Arnold Schwarzenegger, Reese Witherspoon, and Vergara’s Modern Family colleagues. They are now living happily with each other.
Joe Manganiello net worth
The net worth estimate of Joe Manganiello is $16 Million. He got most of the income from his theatre and TV series parts. His wife has a net worth of $160 million. She earns more income than him and they are both living in luxury. They are one example of modern couples as they do not have any issues with their difference in net worth. They live in a $10.6-million worth mansion located at Beverly Hills. There are a home theatre and exercise area in their house. They also have a Beach house situated at the exotic Bahamas.
Joe Manganiello Biography/Wiki/About
|Name||Joseph Michael Manganiello|
|Age (As of 2020)||43 years|
|Birth Date||28 December 1976|
|Birth Place||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Height||6 feet, 5 Inches|
|Wife||Sofía Margarita Vergara (m. 2015)|
|Kids||Son (s) Manolo Gonzalez Vergara (16 September 1992)|
|Daughter (s) None|
|School||Mt. Lebanon High School|
|College||University of Pittsburgh (BFA in acting)|
|Carnegie Mellon University|
|Siblings||Brother (s) Nicholas Manganiello|
|Sister (s) None|
|Salary (As of 2020)||———–|
|Net Worth (2020)||$16 Million|
|Famous for/as||His role in HBO series True Blood|
Some interesting facts about Joe Manganiello
- His great-grandmother survived the Armenian Genocide where her husband and children got killed.
- In his school days, he was the captain of the football, volleyball, and basketball teams.
- He was an active participant in the school’s production of Oklahoma!
- Joe got interested in direction at a very young age and he borrowed equipment from his friends to create films.
- He participated in the auditions for Carnegie Mellon School of Drama however he did not get accepted at first but later he got the invitation to join along with seventeen students.
- He was part of group auditions and toured around New York and Los Angeles to get contacts from the film industry.
- Joe made many guest appearances in the series such as Close to Home, Jake in Progress, Las Vegas.
- In the year 2017, he got an Emmy for his narration in the documentary regarding the hockey team Pittsburgh Penguins.
- He is a fan of Dungeons and Dragons game.
- Joe learned Transcendental Meditation.
- His wife became a star for her acting in the series The Modern Family.
- Joe proposed to Sofía Vergara after she broke up with her boyfriend. He made a speech in Spanish to impress her.
Joe Manganiello is a great actor. He became famous for acting in lots of popular television series.