Biography

Manuel Luis Jacinto (born August 19, 1987) is a 33-year-old Filipino-Canadian actor.

His portrayal as Jason Mendoza on the NBC comedy The Good Place (2016-2020), which helped him win the Gold Derby Awards, made him a household name.

He has also appeared in films such as Bad Times at El Royale (2018) and Top Gun Maverick (both 2018). (2021).

MANNY JACINTO
Manny Jacinto: History, Bio, Photo
WIKI FACTS & ABOUT DATA
Full Name: Manny Jacinto
Born: 19 August 1987 (age 34 years old)
Place of Birth: Manila, Philippines
Nationality: Canadian, Filipino
Parents: N/A
Height: 1.8 m
Siblings: N/A
Girlfriend • Wife: Dianne Doan
Occupation: Actor • Tv Personality
Net Worth: $2 Million

Early Life

Manuel Jacinto was born on August 19, 1987, in Manila, Philippines, and is 33 years old.

He was raised in a Christian home in Manila, Philippines, and has Christian beliefs.

His family moved to Canada when he was approximately three years old, in 1990.

He was born and raised in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, where he excelled at baseball and basketball.

Education

In Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Manuel Jacinto attended an all-boys Catholic school.

Manuel Jacinto received his academic education at the University of British Columbia, where he got a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering.

Career

During his internship, Manuel Jacinto competed in many hip-hop dance contests before deciding to pursue acting as a vocation. Because he was disappointed by the absence of another Asian actor in Vancouver, he went to Los Angeles to pursue his profession.

In 2015, he appeared in Chris Haddock’s Canadian spy drama The Romeo Section, in which he played the triad boss Wing Lei. He was nominated for a Leo Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Dramatic Series.

Manuel Jacinto starred as Jianyu Li/Jason Mendoza in the NBC sitcom The Good Place in 2016. He earned positive reviews for his portrayal as Mendoza in the NBC comedy.

In September 2018, he was cast in Tom Cruise’s Top Gun sequel, Top Gun: Maverick.

Personal Life

Manuel Jacinto confirmed his engagement to Dianne Doan, a Vietnamese-Canadian actress, in November 2019.

To date, the pair has been together.

Net Worth

The gifted actor, Manuel Jacinto who was born in Manila, Philippines has gathered an estimated net worth of $2 million.

Social Media

  • Instagram: Manny Jacinto (@mannyjacinto)
  • Twitter: Manny Jacinto (@MannyJacinto)

Awards

  • Year – 2016
    Category – Best Supporting Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series
    Association – Leo Awards
  • Year – 2018
    Category – Ensemble of the Year
    Association – Gold Derby Awards

Filmography

  • Broken Sword: Shadow of the blade – 2012
  • Tele – 2013
  • John Apple Jack – 2013
  • #Fix – 2013
  • Dead Rising: Watchtower – 2015
  • Even Lambs Have Teeth – 2015
  • Brittney Grabill: Goodnight – 2015
  • Peelers – 2016
  • Chocolate Cake – 2017
  • Bad Times at the El Royale – 2018
  • Top Gun Maverick – 2021
  • I Want You Back – TBA

Television

  • Once Upon a Time – 2013
  • Supernatural – 2013
  • Untold Stories of the E.R. – 2013
  • The 100 – 2014
  • Rogue – 2014
  • Lighthouse – 2014
  • Rush – 2014
  • The Unauthorized Saved by the Bele Story – 2014
  • Paper Angels – 2014
  • Only Human – 2014
  • Bates Motel – 2015
  • iZombie – 2015
  • Back Strom – 2015
  • Wayward Pines – 2015
  • The Romeo Section – 2015
  • Roadies – 2016
  • The Good Place – (2016-2020)
  • The Good Doctor – 2017
  • Trese – 2021
  • Nine Perfect Strangers – 2021
  • Magical Girl Friendship Squad – TBA
  • Brand New Cherry Flavor – TBA

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