Lin-Manuel Miranda Net Worth
Lin-Manuel Miranda net worth and salary: Lin-Manuel Miranda is an American composer, librettist, lyricist, actor, and rapper who has a net worth of $40 million. Lin-Manuel Miranda was born in New York City, New York in January 1980. He is best known for starring in and creating the Broadway musicals In the Heights and Hamilton. He wrote the lyrics and music for In the Heights which opened in 2008 and won the Tony Award for Best Original Score in 2008 and the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album in 2009. Miranda was also nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his role of Usnavi. Miranda's most notable success to date is the show Hamilton: An American Musical. He wrote the book, the lyrics and the music for Hamilton which won a 2016 Pulitzer Prize, a 2016 Grammy and 16 Tony Awards. As of September 2018, Hamilton has grossed $365 million, and counting since it is still touring actively. Miranda was a special featured composer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens and starred in the movie The Odd Life of Timothy Green. He has also appeared in episodes of the TV series The Sopranos, Sesame Street, House, Modern Family, Smash, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and How I Met Your Mother. He co-wrote the songs for Disney's smash hit Moana in 2016 and is the star of the film Mary Poppins Returns. Lin has been married to Vanessa Nadal since 2010 and together they have two children. If Lin-Manuel wins an Academy Award at some point, he will earn entry into the ultra-exclusive EGOT club, which is made up of people who have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and a Tony. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song in 2016 for the song "How Far I'll Go" from the Moana soundtrack. He lost to "City of Stars" from the movie La La Land.
How Much Does Lin-Manuel Miranda Make Off Hamilton?
As the sole creator, author, composer, lyricist and former star of Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda is entitled to a 7% cut of the box office gross. According to documents obtained by The Hollywood Reporter, this deal results in Miranda earning a $105,000 royalty check every single week that the show tours. That's around $5.5 million per year at this point on autopilot.