Lin-Manuel Miranda

Lin-Manuel Miranda


Lin-Manuel Miranda is an American composer, lyricist, playwright, singer, and actor, born on January 16, 1980, In New York, U.S.

Family Background:

He is the son of Luis A. Miranda, Jr and Luz Towns-Miranda. He has one sister named Luz who works in the MirRam Group as a Chief Financial Officer. His mother had been a clinical psychologist while his father worked as a consultant to the New York City mayor Ed Koch.

Personal Life:

In 2010, He married his high school friend, Vanessa Adriana Nadal. The couple has one son named Sebastian in November 2014.


He had completed his elementary and high school from Hunter College Elementary School and Hunter College High School respectively, After, He had gone to Wesleyan University to do major in theatre studies.


Miranda had started his career in 2002, where He along with John Buffalo Mailer worked with director Thomas Kail for the revival of ‘In the Heights’. In 2004, this team of three had been joined by writer Quiara Alegria Hudes. This musical hit the Broadway in March 2008 and had become a huge hit and ran for two years at a stretch. In 2009, Miranda had worked with Stephen Sondheim for translating the 2009 Broadway revival of ‘West Side Story’ into Spanish. His work had not been restricted to Broadway only. He had been seen making a guest appearance on the television series ‘The Sopranos’ in the episode “Remember When”. He had been seen in some television series. He had appeared in the episode “Good Cop Bad Dog” of the TV series Modern Family in 2011 and in the ninth season of ‘How I Met Your Mother’. Inspired by the historical figure of Alexander Hamilton, Miranda had gone on to create magic in the musical named ‘Hamilton’ which had recreated his fame all over again. At first, He had sung a song from the future at the White House’s first-ever Evening of Poetry & Spoken Word in the year 2009. Finally, In 2015, ‘Hamilton’ had debuted at the public theatre and the rest is history. The advance tickets were sold like a hot cake and the musical had been greatly appreciated by famous personalities like Barack Obama and Stephen Sondheim. He had been honored with a MacArthur Foundation Award in that same year. In October 2016, He had been seen as a host of “Saturday Night Live”. In 2017, He had expected to be the voice of Fenton Crackshell – Gizmoduck reboot of DuckTales.

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Unknown Facts:

  • Before He had been an international superstar, Lin-Manuel Miranda was a teacher.
  • In College, Miranda Created A Hip-Hop Group.

Master Stroke:

  • Inspired by the historical figure of Alexander Hamilton, Miranda had gone on to create magic in the musical named ‘Hamilton’ which had recreated his fame all over again.

Awards and Achievements:

  • In 2014, He received the Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics award.
  • In 2015, He received the Outstanding Book of a Musical award.
  • In 2017, He received the Dorian Award for Wilde Artist of the Year award.
  • In 2018, He received the Rosetta LeNoire Award.

What can we learn from Him??

Like Lin-Manuel Miranda, Believed that simplicity is the real ornament. Respect your parents.

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