Only a handful of South Americans have made it into Hollywood and Wagner Moura is obviously one of the few. Famous for his portrayal of Pablo Escobar in the 2015 series Narcos , Wagner has several other outstanding works to his credit in both TV series and films which have been credited as Woman on Top, Behind the Sun, The Three Marias, Elite Squad, Elysium and garbage In addition to the cast in internationally renowned Wagner received several awards and nominations. The talented actor is also a well-known journalist, musician and director.
Wagner Moura Bio
Wagner Moura celebrates his birthday on the 27th of June and his birth year and place is recorded as 1976 in Rodelas, Bahia, Brazil. He is therefore a Brazilian by heritage and is said to be a Roman Catholic.
While at school, Moura’s fascination with the performing arts led him to become part of his school’s performing arts group. he was seen in several school plays. After completing his high school education, however, Wagner Moura shifted his interest to journalism, a decision he is said to have made as a backup plan for his acting career. He then earned a degree in Journalism from the Federal University of Bahia, worked for Bahia TV for a short stint and then gave up his journalism career to go full-time in the film industry.
Moura started his acting career appearing in stage plays starting with the 1996 theatrical production A Casa de Eros, but he enjoyed great success in theatrical productions in 2000 with his starring role in the play A Máquina which translates as “The Machine”. During this period he also appeared in a few short films and had a cameo appearance in the film Sabor da Paixão meaning “Taste of Passion”. In the years that followed, Wagner Moura not only appeared in Latino films, but also worked with films such asBehind the sun, the three Marias are GodBrazilian, Carandiru, The Man of the Year, The Middle of the World, Undertown, Elite Squad, Romance, Celebrities, The Man from the Future, Father’s Chair, Elysium, Bald Mountain, and Futuro Beach
In 2015, Wagner Moura fully burst onto the international scene with his appearance in the Netflix sitcom Narcos, playing Pablo Escabor. The role even earned him a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in a Drama Series in 2016. In addition, the talented actor received more than 25 awards and nominations for his work in films and TV series.
Wagner Moura is also a musician and he is associated with the band Sua Mae. He sings, plays guitar and even writes songs for the band. So far, his music band has only released one album entitled The Very Best of Sua Mae’s Greatest Hits. They have taken part in a few shows where Moura starred.
Wealth (income and earnings)
The versatile Brazilian actor is a hardworking man throughout The Branching, and that trait has paid off pretty well over the years as sources have dived into his financial details and revealed that Wagner Moura is worth a whopping $10 million.
His wife and family
Tracing his background, it turned out that Moura’s father was a sergeant named José Moura who worked for the Brazilian Air Force and his mother, Alderiva Moura, was a homemaker. No brother is mentioned in the family records, but his sister’s name is given as Lediane.
In reference to his wife, her name is Sandra DelgadoMoura, a practicing journalist and photographer. Moura and Sandra legally married in 2001 and are the proud parents of three boys: Bem Moura, Salvador Moura and José Moura.
Height and weight of Wagner Moura
Wagner Moura was a professional actor required to gain some weight for his character as Pablo in Narcos. He later lost the weight on a strict vegan diet. Moura currently weighs around 75kg and is around 5ft 10in tall.