Joe Manganiello is an American actor. He is famous for his acting movies like Spider-Man role of Flash Thompsom and “True Blood” TV Series. Along with acting, he does Produce movies and TV series and Directions such as “La Bare” (2014 his own producing and Directing his documentary Movie). He also wrote a book named “Evolution” published by Simon & Schuster’s Gallery Book. He is also known for his body fitness and won lots of titles such as “Sexiest Men Alive”, “Cause You’re Hot”, and one of the world’s 25 Fitness guys of 2011 according to the Men’s Fitness Magazine. He is also active with several charities, primarily UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh for which he serves on the board of trustees.
He won some awards from NewNowNext Awards, Saturn Awards, Scream Award, Maui Film Festival, and many more for different categories. He has some huge fan followers on social media platforms.
Social Media Presence
Twitter: Joe Manganiello (@JoeManganiello) over 550K Followers
Instagram: Joe Manganiello (@JoeManganiello) over 2.3M Followers
Facebook: Joe Manganiello (@JoeManganiello) over 778.9K Followers
What Nationality is Joe Manganiello?
Joe Manganiello was born on 28 December 1976. His birth name is Joseph Michael Manganiello. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He holds an American nationality. His father is of Italian ancestry (From Naples and Messina, Sicily) descent and his mother has German/Austrian/Croatian and Armenian ancestry. His great grandmother was a survivor of the Armenian Genocide where her husband and seven of her children were murdered and her eight children drowned during the escape. He has one brother named Nicholas Manganiello.
He attended and graduated from Mt. Lebanon High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1995. He went to Carnegie Mellon University to clear Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Drama in 2000 and attend the same university to graduate as fellow Magic Like and co-star Matt Bomer in 2012. He used to play at the production of musical “Oklahoma” in his senior year as the role of Jud Fry.
He was the captain of his football, basketball, and volleyball team in his school and college life and went to play at the varsity level in all three sports and while graduating he won the School’s Great Alumni Award in 2011. During his school’s senior year, he won the role of Jud Fry in the production of Oklahoma and also involve in the school’s TV Studio. Since childhood, he was interested in acting and borrow equipment to make films with his friends and make him a popular actor these days.
He was selected for acting program in Carnegie Mellon after a year when he was rejected early year. “Out of Courage”, “Out of Vengeance” was the student film where he performed, along with the performances he produces and wrote and act the student film. He got a good connection in the entertainment business when he traveled to New York and Los Angles through his university to participate in group auditions.
What is Joe Manganiello Doing Now?
As soon as he moved to Los Angeles and California he signed with a Talent Agent (A person who find jobs for actors, authors, film directors, musicians, model, professional athletes, writers, screenwriters, broadcast journalist and another professional in various entertainment or broadcast business). After three days of Signing with Talent Agent, he auditioned for the role of Peter Parker in the Sam Raimi directed film Spider Man (2002) and he landed the role of Eugene” Flash” Thompson. His first acting job out of college with Peter Parker’s Nemesis. He reprised the role several years later, making a brief cameo at the end of Spider-Man 3.
He is known for his hit movies and TV Series “Justice League” 2017, “True Blood” (2010-2014), Magic like XXL (2015) and won and nominated for big-screen awards; Saturn Award, MTV Movie Award, and Scream Award.
Along with Acting, he does writing too and his first book “Evolution” published by Simon & Schuster in December 2013 and did great publicity where they were forced to print the second edition after only five days of release. The guiding book was for The Cutting Edge Guide to Breaking Down Mental Walla and Building the Body You’ve always wanted.
Self-financed, directed, and produced (with his brother/producing partner Nick Manganiello) the independent documentary movie “La Bare” in 2014. The movie is about a male strip club in Dallas, Texas and was released theatrically on June 27, 2014, and went to crack the top ten iTunes documentary downloads in its first 24 hours of release on VOD (Video on Demand)
He had to drop out of his role due to his health issues in the upcoming History Channel show “Six” and production has been delayed while his role is being recast. And also the “True Blood” alum had to pull out due to his health issue and physical demand for the role.
Joe Manganiello Movies
- Spider Man (2002), Spider Man 3 (2007), Magic Mike (2012), Magic Mike XXL 2015, Justice League (2017)
- Own Production Movie
- Bottom of the 9th (2019)
- The Sleepover (TBA)
Joe Manganiello TV Shows
- On Tree Hill (2008-2010)
- American Heiress (2007)
- True Blood (2010-2014)
- Mom (2016)
- Talking Dead (2013)
Joe Manganiello Web Shows & Series
- Force Grey: Lost City of Ones (2017-2018)
- The Angel of Vine (2018-2019)
- Critical Role (2017)
Own Direction Movie
- Documentary Movie “La Bare” in 2014 and Won the Triple Threat Award in Maui International Festival.
Joe Manganiello Awards & Nominations
- Won NewNowNext Award for “True Blood” (Cause You’re Hot) in 2011
- Won Saturn Award for “True Blood” (Best Guest Starting Role in Television) in 2011
- Won Scream Award for Breakout Performance for “True Blood” in 2011
- Won Scream Award for Best Ensemble for “True Blood” in 2011
- Nominated Teen Choice Awards for Choice Movie Breakout Male “What to expect when you’re expecting” in 2012
- Nominated MTV Movie Awards for Best Musical Moment “Magic Mike” in 2013
- Won Maui Film Festival Awards for Triple Threat Award (Directing, Producing, Acting) “La Bare” in 2014
- Won Mid Atlantic Emmy Award for Narrator-Sports Program One Time Special “Pittsburgh is Home: The Story of Penguins” in 2017
Who is Joe Manganiello Married to?
He was Engaged to Audra Marie from the year of October 2010 to October 2011. Later on, he starts dating Colombian-American actress Sofia Margarita Vergara who is an actress, television producer, presenter, and model. Sofia and Joe first met at the White House Correspondents Dinner in May 2014.
She was the top-earning actress in American Television in 2012, 2013, and 2016 and is the highest-paid TV actress in the world of 2019 and Engaged to her on Christmas Eve after six and a half months together. Joe Manganiello has no kids yet but Sofia has a son from her ex-husband Joe Gonzalez who married her high school sweetheart.
How tall is Joe Manganiello?
He is with Brown eye and Black Hair. He is 6ft 5 inch(1.96m) tall and has weight 57 kg (231 pounds). He has an athletic body and played several games like football, volleyball, and basketball in his school life.
How much is Joe Manganiello worth?
Joe Manganiello’s major income comes from his acting career. He has appeared in numerous films and TV series. Manganiello appearing films has grossed in multi-millions. Depending upon the roles, he charges quite a decent amount per project. Besides acting, he has also stepped into producing and directing and has produced/directed few. His net worth is estimated at $16 million dollars.