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Giancarlo Esposito

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Date of Birth: 1958 , April-26
Birth Nation: Denmark
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch

Quick Timeline of Giancarlo Esposito

1958 Born in Copenhagen, Denmark
1966 Made his Broadway debut
1979 Appeared in the movie, Running
1982 Appeared in the television series, Sesame Street
2009 Appeared in the television series, Breaking Bad
1995 Married to Joy McManigal
1997 Second child, Shayne Lyra Esposito
1998 Third child, Kale Lyn Esposito
2014 Honored as Star on the Walk of Fame
2011 Won IGN Summer Movie Awards
2012 Won Online Film & Television Association

Detail Timeline of Giancarlo Esposito

April 26 , 1958

Born in Copenhagen, Denmark

Giancarlo Esposito was born as Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito in the late 1950s on the laps of Elizabeth Foster and Giovanni Esposito. He was raised in Europe till he was 6 and then he moved to United States with his parents. He is an American and is of Italian, African and American descent.

1966

Made his Broadway debut

He moved to United States when he was just six with his parents. Soon after he moved there he began appeared in several plays. He has been active as an actor since his childhood days. He made his acting debut in 1966 by playing the role of a slave child on the Broadway Maggie Flynn.

1979

Appeared in the movie, Running

 In 1979, he made his feature film debut by starring the role of Puerto Rican Teenager in the movie Running. Two years later he appeared in the movies like The Gentleman Bandit and Taps. In 1983, he appeared in the movie Trading Places. 

1982

Appeared in the television series, Sesame Street

In 1982, he made his TV debut by portraying the role of Mickey in an American children's television series Sesame Street. That year he was also seen in the TV series Guiding Light. From 1984, he began starring in the TV series Miami Vice.

2009

Appeared in the television series, Breaking Bad

Giancarlo Esposito is an actor and director from United States. His breakthrough role came in 2009 after he began portraying the role of Gustavo "Gus" Fring in the TV series Breaking Bad. He starred in this TV series till 2011. 

1995

Married to Joy McManigal

In 1995, he got married to Joy McManigal. As a loving husband and wife, they became parents for four times. Though they were happily married this married life came to an end in divorce. Besides this married life there is no any information about his extra love affairs and girlfriend.

1997

Second child, Shayne Lyra Esposito

He became father for the second time in his life in 1997. He and his loving ex wife, Joy McManigal welcomed their second child together that year and that time it was a baby girl and they named her Shayne Lyra Esposito.

1998

Third child, Kale Lyn Esposito

He became father for the third time in his life in 1998. He and his loving ex wife, Joy McManigal welcomed their third child together that year and that time it was a baby girl and they named her Kale Lyn Esposito.

2014

Honored as Star on the Walk of Fame

He has been acting since 1966. He has also been honored with several prestigious awards and honors in his life. For this continuous work in the acting world, he was honored as Star on the Walk of Fame in 2014. 

2011

Won IGN Summer Movie Awards

He is popular for starring the role of Gustavo "Gus" Fring on the AMC series Breaking Bad. For this role he got nominated in IGN Summer Movie Awards in 2011 and he won this award for Best TV Villain. 

2012

Won Online Film & Television Association

In 2012, he got his first nomination in Online Film & Television Association and he won this award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. He also won Critics Choice Television Awards that year. 

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In 1995, he got married to Joy McManigal. As a loving husband and wife, they became parents for four times. Though they were happily married this married life came to an end in divorce. Besides this married life there is no any information about his extra love affairs and girlfriend.

While Esposito was in New York, he got enrolled at Elizabeth Seton College. There he majored in radio and television communications and also earned his degree from there. He has been active as an actor since his childhood days. He made his acting debut in 1966 by playing the role of a slave child on the Broadway Maggie Flynn. In 1979, he made his feature film debut by starring the role of Puerto Rican Teenager in the movie Running. He has also been appearing in several TV series since 1981. His breakthrough role came in 2009 after he began portraying the role of Gustavo "Gus" Fring in the TV series Breaking Bad. He earned the salary of $65,000 per episodes in the TV series and his net worth is said to be around $2 Million.