Manny Jacinto is a Filipino-Canadian actor who came to prominence for his role as Jason Mendoza on the NBC sitcom The Good Place and also for his role in the Canadian spy drama The Romeo Section.
Jacinto is also known for his roles in the thriller film Bad Times at the El Royale and in the action drama film, Top Gun: Maverick.
He was born Manuel Luis Jacinto on August 19, 1987 in Manila, Philipines. His family moved to Canada when he was only 3 years old and he grew up in Richmond, British Columbia.
Jacinto is of mixed ethnicity, of Chinese Filipino descent. He went to all-boys Catholic high school, Vancouver College and also obtained a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering at the University of British Columbia.
Jacinto started his career by participating in hop-hop dance competitions before he delved into acting.
He relocated to Los Angeles and began getting small roles in series such as iZombie, Once Upon a Time and Supernatural.
He came to the limelight in 2015 for his role in the Canadian Spy drama The Romeo Section. He also got more exposure for his role as Jason Mendoza on the NBC sitcom The Good Place.
He starred in the Top Gun: Maverick, alongside Tom Cruise, in September 2018 and in November 2019, he was announced to featured in a main role on the Netflix horror drama miniseries Brand New Cherry Flavor.
Peelers, Bad Times at the El Royale, Belle, I want You Back and also made appearances on television series such as Rush, Rogue, Lighthouse, The Good Doctor and Nine Perfect Strangers.
He became engaged to the Canadian actress, Diane Doan, in November 2019. He also resides in Los Angeles, California, United States.
Awards & Nominations
He has been nominated for awards such as: Leo Awards for Best Supporting Performance by a Male in a Dramatic series (2016) and Gold Derby Awards for Ensemble of the Year (2018).
He earns his career as an actor. He has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Frequently asked questions
Below are some frequently asked questions about Manny Jacinto:
Who is Manny Jacinto?
He is a Canadian actor known for his role in the Canadian spy drama The Romeo Section.
How old is Manny Jacinto?
He was born on August 19, 1987.
Is Manny Jacinto married?
He is engaged to the Canadian actress, Diane Doan.
What is Manny Jacinto’s Net Worth?
Manny Jacinto has an estimated net worth of $2 million.