Giancarlo Esposito Biography

(Actor, Director)

Actor Giancarlo Esposito is a father of four.

More about the relationship

Moving towards his personal life, the 63 years old prominent actor is a divorced man.

Previously, he was a married man. He is married to Joy McManigal in 1995.

The couple is blessed with four children i.e, Kale Lyn Esposito, Syrlucia Esposito, Ruby Esposito and Shayne Lyra Esposito.

They were very happy living their life with their four daughters. But they suddenly got separated and hasn’t publicized about it yet.

Relationship Facts of Giancarlo Esposito

  • Giancarlo Esposito is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Giancarlo Esposito?

Giancarlo Esposito is an actor as well as a director. His real name is Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito and belongs to American society. He has played  Gustavo Fring on the AMC show as well as Better Call Saul.

He has also appeared in prominent movies like Do the Right Thing, School Daze, Mo’ Better Blues, Fresh, Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man, The Usual Suspects.

Additionally, he had also won the title of Best Supporting Actor as well as nominated for an Outstanding Supporting Actor in 2012.

Giancarlo Esposito: Childhood, Education, Family

Giancarlo Esposito was born on 26th April 1958 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is the son of mother Elizabeth Foster and father Giovanni Esposito.

His mother works as a nightclub singer and his father was an Italian stagehand as well as a carpenter.

He has attended Elizabeth Seton College in New York. From there he had earned a two-year degree in radio and television communications.

Giancarlo Esposito: Professional Career

While moving towards the professional life of Giancarlo, he has started in the year 1966. This year he was at the age of 8, where he had made his Broadway debut.

Then he had appeared in films such as Taps, Maximum Overdrive, King of New York, and Trading Places as well as performed in TV shows such as Miami Vice and Spenser: For Hire during the period of the 1980s.

 Giancarlo Esposito
Caption: Actor Giancarlo Esposito and Syr Esposito (Source: Getty Images)

He had the smash-out role as the leader of the black fraternity, exploring color relations at black colleges in 1988. For the next four years, he had merged on three other pictures like Do the Right Thing, Mo’ Better Blues as well as Malcolm X.

Then he had played FBI agent Mike Giardello on the TV crime drama Homicide: Life on the Street. In this movie, his role drew from both his African American and Italian ancestry.

He had also played the film roles of Darryl in Trouble on the Corner and Charlie Dunt in Nothing to Lose in 1997. Likewise, he had also simulated in the movies like  Cassius Marcellus Clay, Sr. in Ali, and Miguel Algarín and a friend in 2001.

In 2006, he had played in Last Holiday as Senator Dilling’s, alongside Queen Latifah and Timothy Hutton. Then he had appeared in seasons 2 through 4 of the AMC drama Breaking Bad, as Gus Fring from 2009-2011.

When he started getting older, his energy had decreased, and started appearing as a guest in the episode entitled “Digital Estate Planning”.

Similarly, he had reprised his role as Gus Fring in the Breaking Bad prequel series, Better Call Saul in 2017. And recently he is working on The Long Home movie.


Additionally, he has also been nominated for many categories but has gained only two titles. He has won Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2012 and Best Cast in 1995.

Giancarlo Esposito: Salary, Net Worth

Through his hard work in his professional life, he has earned a net worth of $8 million. Besides this, he hasn’t mentioned his salary on social sites.

Giancarlo Esposito: Rumors, Controversy

So far, there are not any desperate rumors regarding his personal and professional life. Moreover, he has never faced any controversy in her career to date.

It looks he has been focusing on his work rather than stuck in any kind of controversy.

Giancarlo Esposito: Body Measurements

Moving towards his body measurements, he has maintained his height of 173cm and weight of 63kg. His hair color is black and his eye color is light brown.

Social Media Profile

Blake is quite active on social media such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Currently, he has almost 273.7k followers on Twitter, over 492k followers on Facebook, and more than 559k followers on Instagram.


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