Lin-Manuel Miranda Net Worth In 2019

Lin-Manuel Miranda Net Worth: The American Songwriter, lyricist, playwright, and actor Lin-Manuel Miranda has an estimated net worth of $40 million. This gifted genius has play-writing and acting skills who has entertained the audience with Broadway musicals such as ‘In the Heights‘ and ‘Hamilton.’

His lyrical composition has won millions of hearts and been honored and awarded for his talent as well.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Net Worth: $40 Million.

  • Real Name: Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • Date of Birth: 16 January 1980
  • Age, How Old: 39 Years Old
  • Nationality: American
  • Place of Birth: Washington Heights, New York, United States
  • How Tall, Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • Profession(s): Playwright, Songwriter, Composer.
  • Partner: Vanessa Nadal (m. 2010)
  • Years Active: Present Since — 1996.

How Much Is Lin-Manuel Miranda Net Worth?

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s $40 million net worth is the accumulation of his versatile career as a composer and scriptwriter of Broadway plays for which he enjoys continued success and increasing net worth.

Miranda’s profit participation from the Broadway productions has amassed his fortune to earn millions of dollars in passive income from author royalties.

The revealed earning of Lin for his work as Hamilton was estimated $12.7 million from royalties in 12 months, ending July 2017. Similarly, he gets royalties of around $105,000 for every single week of the tours that the show performs.

Lin’s profit comes from the 7% cut that he’s entitled to receive from the box office gross, and makes around $6 million in salary every year for the performance of the Hamilton show.

Hamilton,” the Broadway show by Lin-Manuel Miranda

Till the ending months of 2018, Hamilton had grossed over $365 million and is still active with its touring since then.

The massive net worth that Lin-Manuel Miranda has generated is due to his diligent work of writing and composing Hamilton which won a Pulitzer Prize in 2016, a 2016 Grammy and 16 Tony Awards.

Lin’s acting and performances have also contributed to his million-dollar net worth, he has hosted “Saturday Night Live“, an American late-night live TV show that features actors, comedians, and artists to perform hilarious skits on ridiculous topics.

He has worked alongside performers like Chris Rock, David Spade, and Pete Davidson.

Owning mammoth royalties and profits, Lin has purchased impressive assets and one among them was his house that he listed on the market with the asking price of $949,000.

Lin is gaining massively from flipping houses and all sorts of endeavors but surely he has to pay a hefty amount into the tax payment and insurance.

In a similar way, Lin has contributed his fortune towards the wellbeing of the society as well, he has given $1 million to the government-owned corporation the University of Puerto Rico.

He had also participated during Hurricane Maria’s devastation to help raise $22 million with his composed song for the organization Hispanic Federation.

Who Is Lin-Manuel Miranda?

Lin-Manuel Miranda developed his early devotion towards working on Broadway productions that broke into popularity that tells the story of the U.S.

His award-winning productions like “In the Heights” and “Hamilton” have won many multiple awards including Pulitzer Prize, 11 Tony Awards, a Grammy Award and an Oscar nomination for composing the song “How Far I’ll Go“.

‘In the Heights’

As a teenager, Miranda’s love for the theater came true when he started performing for student stage productions and proceeded towards Wesleyan University for theater studies after attending Hunter College Elementary School and Hunter College High School respectively.

While growing up Miranda ignited his love of a wide variety of musical genres and one among them was hip-hop. He soon started following Hip-Hop groups such as Boogie Down Productions, Beastie Boys and Eric B. & Rakim.

With such Hip-Hop inspirations, he started scribbling and writing jingles which he used for Eliot Spitzer’s gubernatorial campaign and drafts for ‘In the Heights’. He was also known to form a hip-hop comedy group named ‘Freestyle Love Supreme’.

Miranda was developing his musical skills since 2002, he partnered with director Thomas Kail to create a Broadway musical that become ‘In the Heights.

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s first Broadway musical ”In the Heights’

In 2008, ‘In the Heights’ made its musical debut becoming a major hit running for almost two years at a stretch, and getting recognised with several awards such as Tony for Best Musical and a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album in 2009.

Miranda continued to work with Stephen Sondheim for translating 2009’s ‘West Side Story’ musical into Spanish.

He also won nomination for Tony Awards for contributing music and lyrics to 2012’s Bring It On: The Musical which premiered at the Alliance Theatre, Georgia in January of 2011.

As a performer Miranda was not restricted to Broadways only, he made various TV programs & film appearances including…

  • ‘The Sopranos’ (TV)
  • ‘Modern Family’ (TV)
  • ‘How I Met Your Mother’ (TV)
  • ‘The Odd Life of Timothy Green’ (Film)
  • ‘200 Cartas’ (Film)

Later, from the 67th Annual Tony Awards in 2014, Miranda won an Emmy for the song “Bigger” that he had composed alongside Tom Kitt which shows his fusion other career interests.


In 2008, Miranda came across the acclaimed biography of the first American Founding Father called the Alexander Hamilton, he read his story in a book published by Ron Chernow while on a vacation.

Miranda’s inspiration towards Alexander Hamilton that brought him fame all over when he created the musical named ‘Hamilton’, chronicling Hamilton’s life.

In the year 2009, Miranda presented a musical from the future show at the White House’s first-ever Evening of Poetry & Spoken Word.

He also participated at the Lincoln Center American Songbook 2012, and the New York Stage and Film’s Powerhouse Theatre Season at Vassar College in 2013.

In early 2015, ‘Hamilton’ debuted at the Public Theater and advance ticket were racking up in huge sales, a few months later the show hit Broadway and famous personalities like Barack Obama and Stephen Sondheim gave positive praises.

The same year Lin was honored with a MacArthur Foundation Award.

The Broadway musical ‘Hamilton’ become a must-see event on the high-profile life of the U.S. Founding Father Alexander Hamilton.

The show became popular amongst the theater fans, and in 2016, Miranda won the Pulitzer Prize for drama in April.

Following with great progression ‘Hamilton‘ was nominated for 16 Tony Awards and created a new record in the history of Broadway by winning 11 out of the 16 nominations for which Miranda received two Tony Awards himself.

Miranda has also won two Grammys for the cast recordings album of ‘In the Heights‘ and ‘Hamilton‘, the Grammys were for the 2009 Best Musical Theater Album and 2016 Best Musical Theater Album.

The year 2016 was very much fruitful for Miranda as his composed lyrics and music for the song “How Far I’ll Go” got him a nomination for an Academy Award.

The song from the animated film Moana won a Grammy the following year for Best Song Written for Visual Media and in 2017 and was nominated for an Oscar as well.

Personal Life.

Lin-Manuel Miranda was born to mother, Luz Towns-Miranda and political consultant father, Luis A. Miranda Jr. on January 16, 1980 in New York City.

The son of Puerto Rican parents grew up with his sister in a musically inspired family and going forward his parents supported them for taking piano lessons as well.

Lin-Manuel Miranda wedded his high school friend, Vanessa Adriana Nadal who is a scientist and lawyer by profession. The couple tied the knot in the year 2010 and moving forward has become proud parents of two sons, Sebastian and Francisco.

Lin-Manuel Miranda Quotes & Sayings.

Everyday has the potential to be the greatest day of your life.” ~ Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Don’t be shocked when your history book mentions me.” ~ Lin-Manuel Miranda.

I got to fall in love. I got to win a war. I got to write words that inspired a nation.” ~ Lin-Manuel Miranda.

The music you love when you’re a teenager is always going to be the most important to you.” ~ Lin-Manuel Miranda.

With every word, I drop knowledge. I’m a diamond in the rough, a shiny piece of coal trying to reach my goal.” ~ Lin-Manuel Miranda.

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