In Hollywood, you encounter many people who originate from a particular academic background, although, later realize their passion for acting. One such actor is Manny Jacinto, who studied civil engineering first, but later realized his love for dancing and performing. Manny then took part in the competition for hip hop dance and later joined the film and television industry.
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|Date of Birth:||August 20, 1987|
|Age:||32 Years Old|
|Height:||5 feet 10 inches (1.8 meters)|
|Education:||University of British Columbia, Vancouver College|
Manuel Luis Jacinto was born on 20 August 1987 in Manila Philippines. When he was three years old, his family emigrated to Canada. He grew up in Richmond, British Columbia. Furthermore, Manny grew up playing basketball and attended all-boys high school.
After his high school education, Luis went to the University of British Columbia and pursued a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.
Manny has a keen interest in dance and joined hip-hop class during his college days. During his internship, he participated in a hip-hop dance competition.
Manny Jacinto began his career in acting with a minor role in American drama series Once Upon a Time as Quon in 2013. Soon after, he made his first debut in the movie ‘The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story’ as eric which released in 2014.
He has appeared in several series like Supernatural, Rogue, The 100, Rush, Bates Motel, iZombie, and The Romeo Section. Jacinto appeared in the episode of Life is a Carnival of Roadies which premiered on Showtime series.
He was cast as Jianyu Li/ Jason Mendoza in the NBC’s comedy sitcom ‘The Good Place’ in 2016. He received a considerable praised or his performances.
— The Good Place is taking it sleazy (@nbcthegoodplace) September 20, 2018
Talking about his love relationship, he is probably single. Manny Jacinto is famous for his role as Jason Mendoza in ‘The Good Place’ where he plays a funny, stupid and adorable character of the monk who is from the Jacksonville.
Jianyu fell in love with Janet which played by D’Arcy Carden. When he was asked about his romance on camera and his feelings for Janet in an interview, he said,
“Oh, I think his feelings are completely genuine. I’ve thought about it for a good amount and really tried to justify it, and I feel that through Janet that Jason is becoming a lot more unselfish since he is starting to think about someone other than himself.”
His portrayal of Jianyu is highly appreciated, especially ladies who are obsessed with him.
jason mendoza of the good place is hot
— laura ? inactive my bad (@isoccermommy) September 28, 2017
Furthermore, his other fan shared the same notion of him on Twitter.
Currently, the young and talented actor has not been linked to anyone in his real life.
Manny Jacinto earns a decent of money from his acting career. His net worth and salary have not revealed to the media yet. He was a student of engineer and later turned to the actor.
However, his net worth has remained a mystery. He left the engineering profession to pursue his dream as an actor.
By profession, Manny is an actor and active on various social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He has 104k followers on Instagram and 30.1k followers on Twitter as well as active on Facebook.
32-year-old Manny has an athletic physique. Jacinto looks hot in shirtless temperament showing off his chiseled arms and biceps. He has a height of 5 feet 10 inches and weighs 71 kg. He has silky brown hair and brownish eyes.