Giancarlo Esposito’s Claim To Fame
In one interview about his role as Gus Fring, a famous and unique drug dealer in the TV show Breaking Bad, Giancarlo Esposito said he is thankful for his rise to fame, saying that although people don’t know his name, they know who Gus Fring is. His portrayal of the character was so believable and engaging that he says that he doesn’t mind his apparent anonymity sometimes since it is all about his superb portrayal and acting for him.
Giancarlo is thankful for his fans
Today, amongst the many things I am thankful for, I am especially thankful for all of you! I hope u are all having a wonderful thanksgiving! pic.twitter.com/BVHTIzCrwx
— Giancarlo Esposito (@quiethandfilms) November 23, 2017
Because of his work in Breaking Bad and its prequel Better Call Saul, Giancarlo Esposito has earned himself a Critic’s Choice Television Award. He also has three Primetime Emmy Awards nominations for the same outstanding role portrayal. Prior to Breaking Bad, Giancarlo Esposito has appeared in many Spike Lee films that include Mo’ Better Rules, Malcom X, and School Daze.
Giancarlo Esposito finding out about his Emmy Awards nominations
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Feeling all the Love! I am overwhelmingly grateful to the @televisionacad and all of my friends, fans, supporters, and collaborators for the honor of being recognized for what I love to do. Honoring me with two #Emmy nominations for #BetterCallSaul and #TheMandalorian. Thank you!
The actor’s complete name is Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito.
Is Giancarlo Esposito Hispanic?
Contrary to what many people think, Giancarlo is not Hispanic. His surname, Esposito, is unique since it is actually an Italian surname, being that Giancarlo Esposito’s dad is from Italy. His mom is African American, so his mixed lineage could explain the unique features of the actor. Even more amazing is that Giancarlo was born in Copenhagen in Denmark. Giancarlo Esposito is a proud Danish-American of Italian and African American descent.
How old is Giancarlo Esposito?
Giancarlo Esposito is amazingly 62 years old now. He was born on April 26, 1958. Although he is already a senior, if one is to look at his career that started in 1982 in the children’s show Sesame Street, it is surprising to know that he started his career at the age of 24 years old.
What is the nationality of Giancarlo Esposito?
Giancarlo Esposito has a unique lineage. He was actually born in Copenhagen from an Italian father and from an African American mother. This makes Giancarlo Esposito a Danish-born American.
What is Giancarlo Esposito’s height?
Giancarlo Esposito stands 5 feet 8 and a half inches or 173 cm tall. He weighs around 140 pounds or 58 kilograms.
Is Giancarlo Esposito married or single?
Giancarlo Esposito was once married to a woman who goes by the name Joy McManigal. The two married in 1995 and divorced in 2015. He is currently not married.
How many kids does Giancarlo Esposito have?
Giancarlo Esposito has four children. They are all daughters. Their names are Kale Lyn, Syrlucia, Ruby, and Shayne Lyra.
Giancarlo with his daughters
How much is Giancarlo Esposito’s net worth?
From his television successes, Giancarlo Esposito has amassed a net worth of $6 million.