Joseph Michael Manganiello was born on the 28th December 1976, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA, of a very mixed Italian, Austrian, Croatian and Armenian descent. He is an actor, producer and director which are the main sources of his net worth. Joe Manganiello is the winner of Saturn and Scream Awards, as well as being the author of the book “Evolution” (2013). Joe Manganiello has been active in the entertainment industry since 2002.
How much is Joe Manganiello’s net worth? It has been reported that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $16 million, accumulated over the last few years from his various entertainment projects.
Joe Manganiello Net Worth $16 Million
To start with, Joe grew up in Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania. He was educated at St. Bernard School, a Roman Catholic elementary school and Mt. Lebanon High School. While still at high school he successfully played volleyball, basketball and football, and captained all the above-mentioned teams. At the same time he was involved in acting in the television studio at school, made films using borrowed equipment, and appeared in the school’s plays. Manganiello graduated from the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama with a degree in acting. While still studying at Carnegie, Joe worked in Pittsburgh’s theatre scene, and landed roles in various plays including “When We Dead Awaken”, “The Merchant of Venice” and “The Last Night of Ballyhoo”.
In 2002, the young actor moved to Los Angeles, found an agent and pursued his career on the cinema screen and television. The same year Manganiello debuted in the main cast of the feature film “Spider-Man” directed by Sam Raimi, which received critical acclaim as well as being a box office hit, grossing $821.7 million worldwide. Later, he appeared in several feature and television films, and landed roles in a couple of short films until his successful appearance in the television drama series “True Blood” (2010–2014) which resulted in three awards: NewNowNext, Saturn and Scream Awards. Later, he starred in the main cast of the comedy-drama film “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” (2012) directed by Kirk Jones. Even though the film received negative reviews, Joe Manganiello was nominated for the Teen Choice Award in the category of Choice Movie Breakout. The same year at the box office, with the budget of just $7 million. More, the previously mentioned film brought another nomination for an MTV Movie Award in the category of the Best Musical Moment.
It is worth mentioning the fact that Manganiello debuted as the star, director and producer of the film “La Bare” (2014) shown at the Maui Film Festival. More, he won Triple Threat Award for his film which, of course, also increased the total size of Joe Manganiello’s net worth. Currently, he is working on the set of the upcoming film “Pee-wee’s Big Holiday” directed by John Lee.
Finally, in the personal life of the actor, he has been dating the actress Sofia Vergara since 2014, and the two became engaged the same year.
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