ActorFilm directorFilm Producer

Giancarlo Esposito Net Worth

Giancarlo Esposito Net Worth: Giancarlo Esposito is a Danish-born American actor and director who has a net worth of $8 million. He is best known for portraying Gus Fring in the award-winning television show “Breaking Bad” and its spin-off “Better Call Saul.’

Giancarlo Esposito Wealth Stats: Salary, Net Worth, and More

Giancarlo Esposito's net worth, salary and other interesting facts:

Giancarlo Esposito Wealth Info
Net Worth$8 Million
Date of BirthApril 26, 1958 (age 66 years)
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
ProfessionActor, Film director, Film Producer


Career: After graduating from Elizabeth Seton College in 1977, Esposito worked as a singer for the educational children’s television show “The Electric Company,” which was a sister show to “Sesame Street.” He went on to play the role of a camp counselor on “Sesame Street” from 1982 to 1984. In the eighties, he had minor roles in several films and got his break in Spike Lee’s 1988 musical comedy “School Daze.” Grossing over $14 million dollars, it was a financial success because of its meager $6.5 million dollar budget. Esposito was subsequently cast in Spike Lee’s 1990 drama “Mo’ Better Blues,” his 1992 biographical drama “Malcom X,” and his 1898 comedy drama “Do the Right Thing.” He had a supporting role in the 1994 independent drama “Fresh” and was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for his performance. In 1995, he had a supporting role in the critically acclaimed film “The Usual Suspects,” as well as one of the leading roles in the independent film “Smoke.” Even at this stage in his career, he had developed a talent for a fitting himself into a variety of personas and characters. With the addition of his role as a lieutenant and werewolf in the 1997 miniseries “Creature,” he had played a drug lord, an FBI Agent, a crisis telephone operator, a transsexual, a hostage-taker, and a reverend. His portrayal of FBI Agent Mike in the seventh season of the popular series “Homicide: Life on the Street” gained him more widespread recognition. In 2001, he played Muhammad Ali’s father in the biographical drama “Ali” and had a supporting role in the black comedy “Monkeybone.”

Personal Life

Personal Life: Esposito married producer Joy McManigal in 1995, but the two divorced in 2015. They have four daughters together. He is fluent in Italian and Spanish. In 2014, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Inspirational Quotes by Giancarlo Esposito

Yoga has allowed me to bring my complete spirit together, which allows me to do less, which is more.

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I often think about, 'How do we return to a simpler way of living? Is there some way that we can start to think of each other as human beings again, instead of worshiping money, instead of worshiping electronics, instead of worshiping getting ahead just for me?'

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After 'Breaking Bad,' people are very frightened of who I am. They back away from me on the street.

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I do play villains.

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I came from a divorced mother and father, obviously mixed race.

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