• Vanessa Nadal is a lawyer who rose to prominence after marrying Lin-Manuel Miranda, the popular actor, singer and lyricist.
• She grew up in New York City and attended Hunter College High School before graduating from the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering in 2004 and a Juris Doctorate degree from the Fordham University School of Law in 2010.
• She launched her career as a lawyer when she became a law intern at King Ramsey Perry & Howell, LLP in 2009 and has since worked full-time as a law associate at Jones Day.
• She married Lin-Manuel Miranda on 5 September 2010 and the couple have two sons.
• Vanessa has an estimated net worth of over $400,000 and is active on several popular social media platforms.

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SpouseLin-Manuel Miranda

Who is Lin-Manuel Miranda’s wife? Vanessa Nadal Wiki Bio

Vanessa Nadal was born in New York City on 18 August 1982, so under the zodiac sign of Leo and holding American nationality – she rose to prominence thanks to her career as a lawyer, while she gained extra recognition after she married Lin-Manuel Miranda, the popular actor, singer and lyricist.

Early life and education

Vanessa spent her  childhood in New York City, however, not much is known about her parents except that her father’s name is Frank Nadal – she hasn’t mentioned having any siblings, and is therefore believed to be an only child.

Vanessa Nadal

Vanessa was very active during her teenage years. She enrolled at Hunter College High School in 1994, and participated in numerous sports including tennis, while she was also a member of their swimming team. She worked on her writing skills, as she contributed to the “What’s What” school’s newspaper, while she also served at the president of the “Hunter Latin Organization”.

After she matriculated from high school, Vanessa enrolled at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering in 2004 – in 2010, she obtained her Juris Doctorate degree from the Fordham University School of Law. Vanessa also studied abroad, as she spent a year learning about the European Union in the Universidad Pontificia Comillas’ in Madrid, Spain.

Vanessa’s career of a lawyer

Vanessa first began working as a lab researcher rather than a lawyer, at the Austrian Academy of Science in 2001 – after that, she had her internship at MIT where she served as a research intern. She worked for Johnson & Johnson from 2004 to 2007 as a research and development scientist, mostly focused on their innovative ageless skin platform.

She launched her career as a lawyer when she became a law intern at the King Ramsey Perry & Howell, LLP in 2009 – she continued her internship at Jones Day for just four months as their law associate, while she was also an intern at the Supreme Court of NY Appellate Division.  Vanessa started working full-time for Jones Day in October 2010, and has been working in the same position to this day.

Marriage with Lin-Manuel Miranda

Vanessa prefers to keep her personal matters to herself, but many details related to her husband Lin-Manuel Miranda are still known. The two met while they were both studying at the same college, however, they were didn’t spend too much time together there, so it took them a couple of years to get to know one another. They both graduated and left college, but continued chatting on Facebook  – Miranda was the one to make the first move as he invited Vanessa to attend one of his performances. They began dating soon after that, and have been together ever since, with no controversies nor rumors surrounding their relationship and marriage. They exchanged their wedding vows on 5 September 2010.

Miranda was practicing his dance for the wedding for about a month before the ceremony, to surprise his wife and their families – they became parents on 10 November 2014, as Vanessa gave birth to their son Sebastian. Their fourth family member joined them in February 2018, their second son Francisco.

Who is Lin-Manuel Miranda?

Lin-Manuel Miranda was born in New York City USA, on 16 January 1980, so under the zodiac sign of Capricorn and holding American nationality – he’s involved in many things as he’s a composer, lyricist, rapper, singer, actor, and a producer. He’s won numerous awards including one Pulitzer Prize, three Grammy Awards, three Tony Awards, and an Emmy.

He first came under the spotlight after he wrote the music for the “In The Heights” Broadway musical in 2008 – this won him the Tony Award for Best Original Score as well as the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, and Tony Award for Best Musical. He became even more popular after he wrote music and lyrics for the “Hamilton” Broadway musical which premiered in 2015 – it was this show that won him his Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, while he was nominated for a record of 16 Tony Awards, winning 11 of them. He’s somewhat of an actor as well, as he first appeared in “The Electric Company” TV series in 2009 and 2010, and then won a role in the “Do No Harm” drama series in 2013.

He became host of “Saturday Night Live” in 2016, and was a major contributor to the music played in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” movie shot in 2015, while he also wrote the music for Disney’s animated movie “Moana”, released in 2016. He went on to play Jack in the “Mary Poppins Returns” musical fantasy in 2018, which won him a nomination for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.

Miranda is also interested in politics – he was raising funds to help people who were without a roof over their heads after Hurricane Maria partly destroyed the island of Puerto Rico in 2017. Although Miranda is said to be very popular, his Instagram account seems to be followed by not more than 52,000 people, while he’s uploaded more than 1,000 pictures onto it.

Vanessa’s likes and interests

Vanessa is mostly focused on her career in law, but there are a couple of other things she enjoys doing and is interested in. Vanessa is still very sporting, and often plays tennis in her free time, while she also swims a couple of times per week. She also went to the gym in the past, but stopped after the birth of her second child.

She enjoys to travel, and finds it to be one of her main ways of escaping from her obligations and her work – she has so far been to numerous countries in Europe, including Spain, Italy, Germany and France.

Vanessa is a big lover of animals, and took on a dog around the same time that she gave birth to her first son – she believes that her sons will be healthier if they get to grow up with a dog.

Appearance and net worth

Vanessa has long brown hair and brown eyes, but her height and weight are unknown. According to authoritative sources, her net worth is estimated to be more than $1 million as of mid-2024, and is steadily rising thanks to her career in law.

Social media presence

Vanessa seems to be quite active on several popular social media platforms, although this is not connected to her career in any way.

She launched her Twitter account in September 2012, and but is not that popular on her Instagram account – Vanessa has a Facebook profile, too, but appears to be using it only to keep in touch with her close family and friends.

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General Info

Full NameVanessa Nadal
EducationFordham University School of Law, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


SpouseLin-Manuel Miranda
ChildrenSebastian Miranda
ParentsFrank Nadal

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