Giancarlo Esposito is an American actor and director. He is known for his role as Gustavo Fring on Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul for which he won the Best Supporting Actor in a Drama. He also appeared in Do the Right Thing, School Daze and many more. He also gave his voice in various animation films and video game Payday 2.
Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito was born on 26th April 1958 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He belongs to mixed ethnicity and his birth sign is Taurus.
Talking about his family, he is the youngest son of Giovanni Esposito and Elizabeth Foster. His father is an Italian Stagehand and carpenter and his mother is opera and nightclub singer. He grew up with his brother Vincent Esposito in his home town until age 6 then his parents moved in Manhattan, New York.
He attended Elizabeth Seton College in New York and got his two-year degree in radio and television communications.
As of 2019, Giancarlo is single, he was married and has four kids from his marriage. He was married Joy McManigal in 1995. The couple lived together for more than twenty years.
Esposito and his wife shared four daughters Kale Lyn Esposito, Syrlucia Esposito, Shayne Lyra Esposito, and Ruby Esposito. The 2 decades of relation come to end in 2015.
He is always with his daughters and spend time together in a concert or watching him perform. While he was with his wife she also used to go with him in red carpets, awards ceremonies and screenings.
As of August 2019, Giancarlo Esposito has an estimated net worth of around $6 million (as per Celebrity Net Worth). Celebrity like Poppy Harlow, Iddo Goldberg, and Len Cariou earn similar net worth as Giancarlo.
He earned his salary from his acting skills in television series and movies. He took $65,000 per episode as salary for his role in television series.
American actor debuted at the age of 8 in Broadway musical Maggie Flynn in 1968. He debuted from television film The Gentleman Bandit in 1981. Later appeared in various television series and television films.
His major role in a series includes Bakersfield P.D, Homicide: Life on the Street, The Street and many more. He also portrayed Gustavo Fring and share a screen with Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aron Paul, Dean Norris and many more. For his role as Gustavo, he was nominated in various awards and won Critics Choice Television Awards for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.
Furthermore, he worked in various movies and he debuted as a producer in 1995 movie The Keeper and directed his first film in 2008 Gospel Hill. He also worked as an actor in Maze Runner: The Death Cure in 2018, in this movie he shared a screen with actors like Dylan O'Brien, Nathalie Emmanuel and many more.
Likewise, he worked as a voice artist in various animation films and series that include DC's comic animation movie adaptation Son of Batman, Batman: Assault on Arkham, The Jungle Book and many more.
Giancarlo Esposito is an American actor and director.
American actor stands 5 feet 8 inches or 173 in cm.
He has an estimated net worth of around $6 million.