Francisco ‰ÛÏFrankie‰Û Muniz IV was born on December 5, 1985 in Wood-Ridge New Jersey. His father is a restaurateur and his mother is a nurse. Muniz was discovered when he was eight years old at a talent show in North Carolina. After his parents divorced he moved with his mom to Burbank, CA. Muniz is a good golfer and die hard basketball fan. åÊHis favorite team is the L.A. Clippers. åÊHe is also best friends with Zac Hanson whom he credits as inspiring him to play the drums. Muniz is a drummer for the band Kingsfoil
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2. Income & Salary
Before landing the role he is most known for playing Malcom in the award winning Malcom in the Middle TV show, Frankie landed parts in a few made for TV movies including To Dance With Olivia starring Lou Gosset Jr. Malcom in the Middle ran for six years and produced 151 episodes. For the part Frankie won an Emmy and 2 Golden Globes. At the same time he got the part for Malcom he landed a feature length movie role in It Had to Be You. He went on to have equal success in Agent Cody Banks and Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London in which he was paid $2 million and $5 million respectively. åÊIn 2003 he was known as Hollywoods most bankable teen. åÊHowever, Muniz expressed interest in either playing more respectable roles or moving on from acting stating if he was not able to make the transition from child actor to adult actor then it simply wasn‰Ûªt meant to be.
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3. Estimated Net Worth
Muniz‰Ûªs networth has been an open subject on his twitter after he responded to a critique of bad acting on twitter with the following tweet: ‰ÛÏ@iHeartMtnDEW – Yeah but being retired with $40mm at 19 has not been awful. Good luck moving out of your moms house before you’re 35.‰Û This is probably not idle boasting. In 2007 he did grab the last spot at #20 on Forbes list of Top 20 Earning Young Superstars.In 2006, Muniz picked up a home for $3,499.034 when he was just 21 years old in the Hollywood Hills. He later rented it to Cee Lo Green for $10,000 a month before listing it for sale in 2010. Muniz now resides in Arizona in an ultra modern sleek house designed by renowned Phoenix architect Kristjan Sigurdsson. The home‰Ûªs entire 2nd floor is a master suite with a loft style office. The living room has 24 foot wide sliding glass doors to open the whole living room to the outside patio where there is a 10 person hot tub, a pool, a firepit, and an outdoor kitchen. The 5,500 square foot home also features a 4 car garage where Muniz likely stores the VW Jetta from the movie The Fast and Furious. As you would imagine from a race car driver he has an enviable car collection. He also owns 1 of 200 Porsche Speedsters ever made which was the subject of the debut episode of Punk‰Ûªd.