| Date of Birth :|| Apr 26th, 1958
| Age :||61 Years old
Giancarlo Esposito is a globally appraised actor born on April 26, 1958 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Born to his Italian father Giovanni Esposito and African-American mother Elizabeth Foster, he belongs to American nationality and bears a mixed ethnicity (Italian-African-American). Moving to New York at the age of 6, he is now known worldwide for his portrayal of a druglord named “Gustavo Fring” in AMC’s megahit show “Breaking Bad”.
Net Worth and Salary
Until his major breakthrough roles came along the way, this phenomenal actor was seemingly limited to minor and supporting roles. By 2017, Giancarlo Esposito’s net worth has reached $2million which is a deserving amount traded for his method acting. Giancarlo is known to receive a decent salary of $65,000 per episode which is surely going to scale up by the next year. He went to Elizabeth Seton College to receive a degree in Radio and Television Communications. Giancarlo’s career, however, had inclined towards the acting business since he was as young as 8 when he was hired in the role of a slave child in the musical “Maggie Flynn”. At the very dawn of his career, he made appearances in ‘Maximum Overdrive’, ‘King of New York’, and ‘Trading Places’. He has been seen in notable roles in a series of Spike Lee movies like “School Daze”, “Do the Right Thing”, “Mo' Better Blues”, and “Malcolm X”. His other acclaimed performances were in “Night on Earth”, “Fresh and Smoke” and “Blue in the Face” as well as TV shows such as “Homicide: Life on the Street", "Bakersfield P.D", "NYPD Blue", "Law & Order", "The Practice" and “CSI: Miami”. With a lot of notable roles under his belt, he finally broke through into wider screen and a wider audience with AMC’s crime drama series “Breaking Bad”. His role of Gustavo Fring garnered universal acclaim and won him many awards and nominations across the globe. The series eventually became a phenomenon and a cult; Giancarlo has recently acted in ABC's 'Once Upon a Time’.
While the actor recently gained critical and commercial success under his name, Giancarlo’s married life is a relatively tragic one. Giancarlo was married to wife Joy McManigal in 1995, way back when he was still looking to leave a mark in his profession. This is the reason why Giancarlo credits his wife as the factor behind his success. But because they couldn’t sustain the relationship, Giancarlo eventually got divorce from wife Joy. The couple had four daughters: Syrlucia, Kale Lyn, Shayne Lyra, and Ruby. After separating from wife and children, Giancarlo is currently living a single life.
Height and Weight
Standing at a proper height, he has a sexy dark complexion to go with a youthful appearance. Giancarlo stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 meters) and is aged 59 years. Even at that age, he has been able to maintain a solid physique. Lean and slender, Giancarlo is a uniquely charming man who cannot be overlooked when he is present on screen.
Wiki and Facts
It is good to keep up with your favorite celebrity! Who wouldn’t love this adorable actor? Giancarlo’s presence and activities on social networking sites is enough to show for his amazing fan following. He can be found on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and almost all major social sites. Actor Giancarlo’s Twitter account goes by the name @quiethandfilms and has 143K followers. His Instagram profile is followed in a huge base but with half as many followers, 89K. Consult Giancarlo Esposito’s amazing Wikipedia page which has a fully elaborate overview on his life. Furthermore, the fantastic actor’s must read bio is found in many of Giancarlo Esposito’s wiki sites online.