Sebastian Maniscalco is a popular American stand-up comedian and actor. But it was not easy for him to reached this position as in his struggling period, he had done several minor jobs. One of them, he worked as a waiter when he moved to Los Angeles while performing open mics at the Four Seasons Hotel.
Further, since 2005, he began performing regularly at The Comedy Store and has released five comedy specials. Moreover, he has also appeared in supporting roles in films like ‘Green Book(2018)’ and ‘The Irishman(2019)’. Keep on reading to discover more information on the popular stand-up comedian’s personal life, net worth, and many more.
Caption: Sebastian Maniscalco, stand-up comedian, and actor.
Sebastian Maniscalco: Bio, Family, Education
The comedian was born on 8 July 1973, in Arlington Heights, Illinois, the U.S. His parents were Italian immigrants from Cefalu, Sicily to the USA at the age of 15. His father Salvatore Maniscalco worked as a hairstylist but no information on his mother Rose. Also no information on his siblings as well. He grew up in a Catholic family and also served as an altar boy at St.Cecilia Catholic church at the age of eight.
For his education, he attended Rolling Meadows High School. Later, he went on to join Northern Illinois University and got a degree from the university. After completion of his graduation, he moved to Los Angeles to make his career as a stand-up comedian.
Sebastian Maniscalco: Career & Life Achievements
It is not clear when he built interest in this career as a comedian but likely he went to make his career after finishing his degree. In his struggling days, he started working as a waiter in bowling alleys and also performed in open mics in bars. After a while in 1998, he started to work in Four Seasons Hotel where he worked as a waiter till 2005. In the same year, he started to perform in ‘The Comedy Store’ located in West Hollywood.
From that day, he has appeared in Comedy Central Presents and did a half-hour stand-up. Then he released his first four-hour comic video ‘Sebastian Live’ in 2009. Followed up by another comedy special ‘What’s Wrong with People?’ in 2012. His other two comic videos ‘Aren’t You Embarrassed?’ and ‘Why Would You Do That?’ released in between 2014-2016.
He also became one of four comedians to join Vince Vaughn’s ‘Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights-Hollywood to the Heartland’. Further, he has also appeared on the shows like ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson‘, ‘The Jay Leno Show’, and ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert‘, among others. In 2017, he published his memoir ‘Stay Hungry’ and with the same title, Netflix special released in January 2019.
Also, he co-hosts a podcast titled ‘The Pete and Sebastian Show’ along with Pete Correale. Further, they jointly hosted another show ‘Raw Dog Comedy’ on Sirius XM satellite radio. In addition, his idols are artists like ‘Don Rickles’, ‘Jerry Seinfield’, ‘Bill Burr’, ‘Brian Regan’, and ‘Johnny Carson’.
Sebastian Maniscalco: Personal life & Wife
The comedian is married to Lana Gomez on 24 August 2013. She is a renowned American painter and sculpturist whose artwork is displayed on reputed interior designer, Kelly Wearstler’s book ‘Hue’. Also, she has created a 10-foot sculpture for Gibson GuitarTown. It would come in a surprise if I would say that the couple didn’t meet first in typical places or through common friends. Instead, they met at a gym while sharing the same personal trainer that they were both attending.
The comedian purposed his future wife while she was on a treadmill but she rejected him with some humor. However, if it’s a destiny to be with somebody you will eventually be with them no matter what happens. Likewise in the case of this couple, they finally fell for each other and ended up on marriage.
They have a child, Serafina Simone Maniscalco(son) born in the year 2017. He is living a happy life with his wife and son without any news of divorce or an extra-marital affair. There is no information about his previous affairs.
Caption: Sebastian and wife Lana Gomez
Source: Closer weekly
Sebastian Maniscalco: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Coming over to his earning, he has been showing sincerity towards his work. Therefore, his work also rewarding him with a huge amount. His main source of income is his stand-up comedies and shows on the television, podcast, and so on. However, his exact sources can be found but his net worth has an estimation of around $6 million.
Maniscalco is highly active on different social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. He has over 825.8k Facebook followers and 179.1k Twitter followers. He has an Instagram account @sebastiancomedy having 752k followers and 192k subscribers on the YouTube channel.
Sebastian Maniscalco: Body Measurements
The veteran comedian has a height of 5 feet 10 inches or 1.77 meters and weighs around 78 kg. Other than, there is no information on his body measurements or shoe size. His hair color is black and eye color is dark brown.