Who is Sebastian Maniscalco’s wife? Lana Gomez Wiki Bio
Lana Gomez was born in Naples, Florida USA, on 23 April 1983 – her zodiac sign is Taurus and she holds American nationality. Lana is an artist and a painter, but probably better known for being the wife of Sebastian Maniscalco, an American stand-up comedian and actor.
Early life and education
Lana was raised in Naples alongside her sister Heather Dockweiler and brother Rodney Weiss, by their father Barry Gomez who died in 2001, and was a firefighter, and their mother Simone Gomez Lutgert who was working as a nurse at a local hospital. The two divorced when Lana was nine years old, and her mother married Scott Lutgert.
She grew up being interested in arts after her teacher praised her drawing skills while she was attending high school. She was also physically active at school, as she was playing soccer and tennis; upon matriculating in 2001, she enrolled at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art in 2004. She then moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue her dream of becoming a famous artist.
Career as an artist
Lana gained recognition when she worked for the interior designer Kelly Wearstler in her studio in 2008 and 2009 – Lana’s mural-sized painting was then featured in Kelly’s book “Hue”.
She has worked with many famous people, and in 2010, she was invited to make a 10ft guitar sculpture for the Gibson Guitar Town for the Sunset Strip event held in West Hollywood, Los Angeles. One of Lana’s most praised works has been the making of the model of the Greystone Mansion, located in Beverly Hills.
Lana’s works have been featured in many magazines, including “House Beautiful” which is an interior decorating magazine that published its first issue in 1896, “Los Angeles Confidential” which covers parties, bars and restaurants among other things, and “The New Yorker”, a weekly magazine and one of the most popular in the US.
As of today, Lana is running her own online art magazine, and is the owner of a showroom located in West Hollywood where people can see some of her best works.
Love life and marriage with Sebastian
Lana met Sebastian at the gym in 2011, as they had the same trainer – they started dating just a month after meeting, and she could often have been seen attending his stand-up performances. On 26 August 2013, they married in a small ceremony attended by their closest friends and family. The two announced Lana’s pregnancy on their social media accounts in January 2017, and in April, Lana gave birth to their daughter Serafina Simone Maniscalco, while their son Caruso Jack Maniscalco followed in June 2019.
The family of four is currently living at their Mediterranean-style home in Los Angeles, which they purchased in 2014.
Before meeting Sebastian, Lana was in a relationship with her college sweetheart for two years before the two parted ways for unknown reasons, while Sebastian was also once in a long-term relationship, and was engaged before the entire thing was called off.
Hobbies and other interests
Lana finds the inspiration for her paintings in nature, and enjoys spending her free time in woods, up in the mountains, and in national parks. She likes colors which is why spring is her favorite season, and she mostly enjoys being close to water, whether it is a river, the ocean or even her bathtub.
She is a lover of animals but doesn’t have a pet because she believes dog hair might be dangerous for her children. Lana is a philanthropist, who has worked with several charity organizations which have the goal of financially aiding underprivileged children and families as well as war veterans.
She is a helpless romantic, and enjoys watching romantic movies in her spare time, with some of her favorites being “A Walk to Remember”, “The Notebook”, and “Titanic”, while some of her favorite actors and actresses are Channing Tatum, Kate Winslet and Julia Roberts.
Appearance and net worth
Lana is 37 years old. She has long blonde hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) tall, and weighs around 128lbs (58kgs).
As of May 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $1 million, while Sebastian’s net worth is reputedly over $16 million.
Who is Sebastian Maniscalco? Wiki Bio
Sebastian Maniscalco was born in Arlington Heights, Illinois USA, on 8 July 1973 – his zodiac sign is Cancer and he holds American nationality. Sebastian gained recognition after he began performing at The Comedy Store in West Hollywood, California, while he is also known for his supporting role of Johnny Venere in the award-winning biographical comedy drama film “Green Book” in 2018, which starred Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali, and is about an Italian-American bouncer who is serving as an African-American pianist’s driver and bodyguard while travelling around American South in the ‘60s.
The movie was a huge success, winning 57 awards including three Oscars, while it was nominated for 120 others.
Sebastian was raised as a single child in Arlington Heights by his father Salvatore Maniscalco who was a hairstylist, and his mother Rose Maniscalco who was a secretary. Salvatore came to the US from Cefalu, Sicily, Italy with his parents when he was 15 years old, so is of Italian descent. Sebastian was raised in a Catholic family who attended St. Cecilia Catholic Church, and when he turned nine where he became an altar boy. He became interested in doing stand-up comedy while attending high school, and most of his peers supported him in his decision to one day become a famous comedian.
Upon matriculation, he began working several jobs to financially support himself, and at the age of 25 moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career as a comedian.
He became a waiter at the Four Seasons Hotels located in Beverly Hills, while occasionally doing stand-up comedy at bars, and in 2005 he made his debut performance at The Comedy Store – it was there that he gained the attention of several film producers, and he started doing half-hour performances for the program “Comedy Central Presents”. He released his first special called “Sebastian Live” on 2 June 2009, and then went on to release three more in 2012, 2014 and 2016. On 27 February 2018, he published his memoir “Stay Hungry”.
He made his debut film appearance in 2017, portraying the Stand-up Comedian in the comedy movie “The House”, and then voiced Johnny in the American-Canadian-South Korean 3D computer animated comedy movie “The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature” in 2017, which won a single award, and was nominated for three others.
After being praised for his performance in “Greek Book”, Sebastian was invited to play the supporting character Dinardo in the romantic comedy film “Cruise”, which starred Spencer Boldman, Emily Ratajkowski and Lucas Salvagno, and which is about an Italian-American man who falls in love with a Jewish girl in the ‘80s. Two of his latest roles have been in the comedy movie “Tag” in 2018, and the critically acclaimed epic crime film “The Irishman” in 2019, produced and directed by Martin Scorsese, and which starred Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci. It follows a man who has flashbacks to the time when he was working as a hitman from the early ‘50s to the late ‘70s.