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Who Is Sebastian Maniscalco?
Sebastian Maniscalco is an American stand-up comedian with six comedy specials to his name.
Maniscalco has also enjoyed moderate acting success over the years. He had supporting roles in the Hollywood blockbuster films ‘Green Book’ and ‘The Irishman’ in 2018 and 2019, respectively. He was also a lead cast in the 2022 movie ‘Somewhere in Queens.’
Maniscalco’s film-related endeavors also include screenwriting. The stand-up sensation co-wrote the screenplay of the 2023 film ‘About My Father’ in addition to starring in it.
Who Is Sebastian Maniscalco’s Wife?
Sebastian Maniscalco is married to Lana Gomez, one of America’s most distinguished painting artists.
Gomez may have shot to the global stage after exchanging wedding vows with Maniscalco. But she was already an influential figure in the American art fraternity. Her works have featured in a number of eminent magazines, including InStyle, Vogue, and Kelly Wearstler’s Hue.
Besides her career as a professional painter, Lana Gomez is also a seasoned interior decorator. She has chosen to be defined by her own achievements and not merely for being a celebrity spouse.
Lana Gomez’s Early Life
Lana Gomez was born on April 23, 1983, in Naples, Florida, to Barry Gomez and Simone Lutgert Gomez. She’s 40 years old as of 2023, ten years younger than her husband who was born on July 8, 1973. Her father is deceased whereas little is known concerning her mother’s current whereabouts.
Lana has a brother called Rodney Weiss and a sister named Heather Dockweiler. However, not much is known about them as they rarely pop up in public discussions.
Lana Gomez’s Education Background
Lana Gomez reportedly attended elementary and high schools based in her home town of Naples.
After graduating from high school in 2001, Gomez enrolled for an undergraduate degree program in art at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. She eventually earned a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree from the University of Tennessee in 2006, majoring in Fine and Studio Arts.
Lana Gomez’s Career Information
Gomez was always passionate about painting and interior design from her childhood. But it was not until her college years that she began to explore her artistic ambitions seriously. She reportedly practiced her watercolor while attending the University of Tennessee.
After completing her university education, Lana moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in painting and interior decoration. However, her career didn’t take off immediately. She struggled for a while in her quest to secure a platform to showcase her artistic flair.
Gomez’s breakthrough came through a chance encounter with Kelly Wearstler in California. Wearstler appreciated her interior design work and noted that she could go further if she only focused on polishing her skills.
This renewed Gomez’s hope in her artistic skills, especially considering that Wearstler was already an authority figure in the industry. The duo partnered on several projects, including a mural-sized painting in Wearstler’s design studio.
Following success with her first major artistic project, Lana Gomez was hired to work on a 10-foot guitar sculpture for Gibson Guitar Town in West Hollywood, California. She subsequently opened her own showroom in West Hollywood, where she undertook most of her painting projects.
Lana has painted some of the most exquisite artworks. Her art pieces include the priceless Greystone Mansion that’s on display in Beverly Hills. She has also had dozens of her works featured on high-end publications, such as Vogue, InStyle, House Beautiful, HuffPost Style, Los Angeles Confidential, The New Yorker, and Luxe Magazine.
Lana Gomez and Sebastian Maniscalco’s Relationship Timeline
Gomez met her future husband at a gym, courtesy of a mutual trainer. Maniscalco reportedly asked his trainer if he interacted with any cute ladies. The trainer then arranged for a meeting between the comedian and Lana.
Maniscalco reminisced on his first encounter with Gomez during a September 2015 episode of The Fighter and The Kid podcast. Apparently, the comedian was able to convince his personal trainer to schedule a training session right after Lana. His aim was to have their training hours coincide so he could use the opportunity to pick up on her.
Maniscalco properly groomed himself as part of his effort to leave a lasting impression on his potential future wife. He took a shower, gelled his hair, and applied baby oil before the scheduled meeting.
Lana’s gorgeous looks made her remarkably easy to spot. When Sebastian first saw her, she was on a treadmill. He flirtatiously asked her, “you want to go out with this?’
Lana replied, ‘I don’t go out with anybody that has over 15% body fat.’ However, she took a rain check on the offer, giving Maniscalco hints that she could possibly agree to go on a date with him.
A little more persuasion is all it took for the couple to start dating.
Lana and Sebastian dated for the next seven years before exchanging wedding vows on August 24, 2013. Suffice it to say that the pair have been enjoying marital bliss since their wedding day as they’re yet to be embroiled in any scandals.
Do Lana Gomez and Sebastian Maniscalco Have Children Together?
Lana Gomez and Sebastian Maniscalco have two children together, a daughter and a son. They include Serafina Simone Maniscalco (born on May 12, 2017) and Caruso Jack Maniscalco (born on June 15, 2019).
Serafina is also the name of Sebastian’s grandmother whereas Simone is the name of Lana’s mother. Their son’s name was inspired by the name of Hotel Caruso located on the Amalfi’s Coast, where the couple embarked on their honeymoon.
Lana and Sebastian’s creative name choice was an overt gesture of the couple’s love for one another as well as their adoration for their respective families.
Other Fun Facts About Lana Gomez
Lana Gomez stands tall at 5 feet 7 inches (170 centimeters) and weighs 123 pounds (56 kilograms). She sports blonde hair and brown eye color. The artist now lives with her husband and two children at their home located in West Hollywood City, Los Angeles County.
After settling in their home, which her husband purchased in 2014, Lana deployed her artistic skills to transform the property’s interior. She continues to pursue her professional career while also discharging her spousal and motherly duties.