Javier Muñoz is an actor and singer from the United States. On Stage, he is most recognized for his roles as Usnavi de la Vega in the 2008 musical In the Heights and Alexander Hamilton in the 2015 musical Hamilton. He performed the lead role from July 11, 2016, to January 14, 2018.

Early Bio & Education

Javier was born in the United States on November 27, 1975. Muoz got brought up in the Linden Projects, a Brooklyn area in East New York, as the child of a Puerto Rican family. He was the youngest of three sons who all inherited his father’s creative interests. However, he was the only one to seek a career in the arts professionally.

He joined Edward R. Murrow High School in Brooklyn, where he was a member of the Players’ Circle theater club, and then went to New York University, where he was a member of the CAP 21 acting curriculum.

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Full NameJavier Muñoz
Date of Birth November 27, 1975
Birth PlaceBrooklyn area, East New York
Age46 (2021)
Father's NameN/A
Mother's NameN/A
Siblings 2
Occupationactor and singer
Body MeasurementN/A
Hair ColorBlack
Eyes ColorBrown
Relationship StatusN/A
Net worth $1.5 Million


Ziad, the “best buddy” in Kari Floren’s The Porch at Altered Stages in New York, and roles in various off-Broadway shows were among Muoz’s early parts. However, when he tried out for the musical In the Heights, he was in the 2006 New York Musical Theatre Festival’s off-Broadway play All Is Love and had given up acting to take a full-time work as a manager at the Hell’s Kitchen restaurant.

Javier Muñoz was cast in a role that was later removed from the play throughout preparations, but he remained in the ensemble. Muoz debuted as Usnavi de la Vega in the Broadway production of In the Heights on February 16, 2009.

In 2015, Muoz joined the Broadway show Hamilton as an alternative for the part of Alexander Hamilton. By spring 2016, Muoz had taken up the position created by Lin-Manuel Miranda every Sunday and on weekdays when Miranda was unavailable. The night President Barack Obama accompanied by his family, came to see the musical, Muoz portrayed Hamilton. Muoz’s performance as a stand-in for Miranda in Hamilton got highlighted by New York Times theatrical reviewer Ben Brantley.

In 2017, he joined Justin Baldoni’s Man Enough talk program as a panelist. In addition, Muoz made a cameo performance on Full Frontal with Samantha Bee on August 2, 2017, in a musical spoof. Muoz portrayed an immigrant who got harmed by Kris Kobach’s anti-immigration activities in the comedy.

Javier Muñoz has been cast as a guest performer with a guest appearance in Shadowhunter‘s third season (2018).

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Muñoz is gay. He is exceptionally forthright about his marital status. Unlike many other well-known musicians, Javier is quite secretive about his personal life. He prefers to avoid the presence of the media, making life difficult for the general population. He appears to be single at the moment, based on his public conduct. Javier is content with his existence on his own. Javier is concentrated on his career.

Net Worth

According to some online sources, Muñoz’s net worth is approximately $1.5 million from his career as an actor.

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Social Media 

Javier is very active on social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, with huge followings. On his Instagram account, he has a massive following of 73k. Similarly, he is famous on other platforms also where he gives updates about his life.

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