Who is Lana Gomez?
Although she rose to prominence after becoming the wife of the famous comedian Sebastian Maniscalco, Lana Gomez is a renowned artist and painter who has her own successful career. She was born under the zodiac sign of Taurus, on 23 April 1983, in Naples, Florida USA; she holds American nationality and her ethnicity is Jewish.
Early life, family, and education
Lana was raised alongside her two siblings, brother Rodney and sister Heather, by their parents, mother Simone Lutgert Gomez, who is a certified philanthropist, and father Barry Gomez, who was an artist, who sadly died when Lana was at college.
She attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 2001 enrolled at Rollins College, but after a year she transferred to the Florida Gulf Coast University, and then enrolled at the University of Tennessee, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Fine and Studio Art, in 2006.
Lana moved to Los Angeles, California, and struggled for a few years before she met Kelly Wearstler, one of the best interior designers in California, who gave her a chance to work for her on several projects – one of them was her mural in Kelly’s design studio, which was later featured in Kelly’s book “Hue”.
In 2010, Lana was invited to work on a guitar sculpture for the Gibson Guitar Town in West Hollywood, and eventually her popularity as an artist grew; some of her art pieces can be seen in Beverly Hills, and some have been published in The New Yorker, Instyle, and Los Angeles Confidential, among others.
Lana is active on her Instagram account, which has been followed by nearly 100,000 people, and she shares photos of her art pieces on it, besides pictures featuring her family and her everyday life. You can see and buy her art online on her site lanagomez.com.
Love life and marriage with Sebastian Maniscalco
Lana hasn’t spoken about previous relationships before meeting her future husband, Sebastian Maniscalco; the two met at the gym, actually, were they had the same personal trainer who introduced them to each other. At first, Lana wasn’t interested in going out with Sebastian, but according to her, his humor was the reason that made her change her mind.
They started dating sometime in 2010, and tied the knot on 24 August 2013; Lana gave birth in April 2017 to their first child, a daughter named Serafina Simone, and their second child, a son named Ceruso Jack, was born in June 2019.
As of February 2022, the two are still married, and apparently enjoying raising their children in their residence in the Beverly Hills area, which they bought from a famous singer Gwen Stefani for $21.6 million.
Age, height, and net worth
Lana is 38 years old, with long blonde hair and hazel eyes; she weighs around 123lbs (56kgs), and is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) tall with vital statistics of 35-25-36.
As of February 2022, her net worth has been estimated at close to $5 million.
Who is Sebastian Maniscalco?
An American stand-up comedian and actor, Sebastian Maniscalco, was born under the zodiac sign of Cancer on 8 July 1973, in Arlington Heights, Illinois USA. Besides his comedy specials, Sebastian is also known for his roles in the movies “Green Book” and in the ten-time Oscar-nominated “The Irishman”, starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci.
Sebastian was raised in the Arlington Heights suburb of Chicago, alongside his sister Jessica, by their parents, Salvatore and Rose. Salvatore was born in Sicily, and at the age of 15, he immigrated to the USA, where he worked as a hairstylist, and Rose is from Naples, Campania, and she worked as a secretary.
Sebastian is a Roman Catholic, and was an altar boy at Saint Cecilia Catholic Church when he was eight years old.
He attended Rolling Meadows High School, and upon matriculating in 1991, enrolled at Northern Illinois University from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication in 1995. While he was at college, Sebastian was the president of the Sigma Pi fraternity chapter.
He moved to Los Angeles in 1998, where he worked as a waiter at the Four Seasons Hotel, and at the same time, began performing at open mic bars and bowling alleys.
Seven years later in 2005, he started performing as a stand-up comedian at The Comedy Store in West Hollywood, California, but his first comedy special “Sebastian Live” wasn’t released until 2 June 2009, followed by three more specials entitled “What’s Wrong with People” in 2012, “Aren’t You Embarrassed?” in 2014, and “Why Would You Do That” in 2016.
In the following years, he made his acting debut in “Green Book” portraying Johnny Venere, alongside Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali and Linda Cardellini in this biographic comedy drama, which attracted 124 award nominations and won 59, including three Oscars for Best Motion Picture of the Year, Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Mahershala Ali), and Best Original Screenplay, in 2019.
As mentioned, he was cast to play Crazy Joe Gallo in “The Irishman”, which had 357 award nominations, including 10 for Oscars such as Best Achievement in Directing, Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Al Pacino), Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Joe Pesci), and won 73.
Sebastian has announced his appearance in the movie “Mario”, and there are three movies in post-production, so his fans will be enjoying his acting skills in 2022.
Speaking about his personal life, he prefers to keep it private, so information about his dating past before he married Lana hasn’t been revealed. Sebastian chooses what to share with the public, and his Instagram account, which is being followed by nearly 1.5 million people, isn’t revealing much about his personal life. He mostly posts updates about his work, and rare photos of his wife and children.
Sebastian is 48 years old, with dark brown hair and brown eyes; he weighs around 170lbs (78kgs) and is 5ft 11ins (1.8m) tall.
As of February 2022, his net worth has been estimated at close to $35 million.