Who is Joe Manganiello? What is net worth of Joe Manganiello? How to describe a man who is a fitness enthusiast, a talented actor, filmmaker, television personality and an author? Well, there are very few men who have excelled in all those fields altogether and Joe Manganiello is absolutely one of them. If someone is highly talented then that starts getting noticed from the very childhood and Joe was no exception to that. Perhaps, he was one of the most gifted and talented students in his school days from sports to acting and in studies; he was brilliant in all dimensions.
Now, at the age of 40, he is one of the most recognised stars in the Hollywood. He is the Flash Thompson from Sam Raimi’s Spiderman Trilogy; he is the star from Magic Mike and he is going to portray the famous comic book character Deathstroke in upcoming Justice League films and future films of DC Extended Universe. He has a great aura on the screen and he plays every role with so much conviction that it immediately gets all the liking from the fans and the people around the world.
Joe was born in Pittsburgh in the state of Pennsylvania on December 28, 1976, to Susan and Charles John Manganiello. He has a varied ancestry since from his mother’s side he is Armenian, Austrian and his father is of Italian descent, as he is actually from Sicily, Italy. Joe also has a younger brother Nicholas with whom he shares a precious bond. Joe was brought up in Mt. Lebanon in Pennsylvania and he spent the most of his life there.
He is extremely talented which was reflected from his childhood days. He was the captain of the football, basketball as well as volleyball team and he was not an average player rather he had amazing skills in all three sports. He was also very good in studies and that is why he had received several acclaims during his school life. Moreover, he also got his first lesson in acting and filmmaking during his school days since he was involved in the TV studio of his school and has acted in several short films as well as plays directed by the school studio.
Education: At an early age, Joe attended the St. Bernard, a Roman Catholic elementary school in Mt. Lebanon. Later, he joined the Mt. Lebanon High School from where he graduated in 1995 with Honors for his excellence in studies and extracurricular activities. He was also awarded the Great Alumni Award by his high school in 2011. After his graduation, Manganiello gave audition for Carnegie Mellon School of Drama but he was not accepted. So he went on to get admission in the University of Pittsburgh and also started working at the theatres. After a year he again auditioned for Carnegie Mellon but this time he was selected along with 16 other students who were lucky enough to get accepted into the program. He graduated from the school of drama in 2000 with a BFA for his acting.
Joe Manganiello Net Worth
Joe Manganiello, he is a man of many talents. He is an actor, an author, a fitness enthusiast, a director and a producer. Talents like his are of very rare occurrence and that is why he is highly respected throughout the Hollywood film fraternity. Joe Manganiello has a net worth of $18 million US dollars in 2017 and we expect it to rise further in the future.
Initially, he had plans to be a sports personality but a series of injuries barred him from seeing that dream of his to fulfilment. This is when he took acting as a full-time profession and started his career as a theatre actor until he was noticed by Sam Raimi who offered him the role of Flash Thompson opposite stars like Tobey Maguire, William Defoe, Kirsten Dunst and James Franco. He has also done several recurring roles in the popular TV shows like How I Met Your Mother, ER and One Tree Hill but he got his career defining role on the Television series of HBO, True Blood where he played the lead character of a werewolf, Alcide Herveaux.
After almost 15 years in the industry, he is one of the most popular celebrities in the Hollywood. He has been voted the “Favourite Pop-Culture Werewolf of all time” by the Entertainment Weekly readers and Men’s Health magazine voted him as one of the “100 Fittest Men of All time”.
Manganiello has appeared in several films like Magic Mike, Sabotage and What To Expect When You’re Expecting; and he will be soon seen as the DC comic book villain Deathstroke aka Slade Wilson in the upcoming Justice League movies and The Batman movie which will also star Ben Affleck. Joe is also a celebrated author; he released his first book, Evolution in the year 2013. He is also engaged with various philanthropic works.
Joe Manganiello never had any relationship which was known to the world before he started dating the beautiful Sofia Vergara. In July 2014, many magazines and Hollywood insiders reported that Manganiello is dating the ‘Chef’ actress Sofia Vergara. Manganiello did not comment anything on his alleged relationship at that point in time and tried to keep it secret as far as possible until the couple got engaged in on the Christmas Day in 2014 after six months of dating. Later in November 2015, they got married in a beautiful ceremony in Palm Beach, Florida.
Joe Manganiello was in the news when he bagged the iconic character of DC comic book villain Deathstroke aka Slade Wilson last year. Fans went crazy when Ben Affleck himself took it to his own twitter and Instagram page to welcome the man in the DC Universe. Now, Manganiello is again in the news for his preparations for the role. It was reported by Men’s Fitness that Manganiello is taking serious training sessions in Martial Arts and he is learning to wield a Katana blade for making his role more believable to the audience. Well, how he portrays his character on-screen is still to be seen but we wish him luck for his future ventures.