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Lin-Manuel Miranda has made millions off 'Hamilton' in its 5-year run. Here's how the composer makes and spends his fortune, from luxury Manhattan real estate to philanthropic work in Puerto Rico.

Business Insider Logo By trogers@businessinsider.com (Taylor Nicole Rogers) of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 11: Composer Lin-Manuel Miranda made millions from his award-winning musicals even before "Hamilton" started streaming on Disney Plus.Miranda likely made $6.4 million off "Hamilton" in 2017 alone.Miranda owns two luxury pre-war apartments in Upper Manhattan, but otherwise lives a relatively modest lifestyle and still rides the subway.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories."Hamilton" isn't just a cultural phenomenon — it's also a huge moneymaker.The musical retelling the life of the United States' first treasury secretary has made its creator Lin-Manuel Miranda quite wealthy, and not just through ticket sales. Miranda already makes millions from "Hamilton" each year, but the premiere of the show's film version on Disney Plus July 3 is the culmination of Miranda's biggest payday yet. Disney paid $75 million for the production's film rights earlier this year.A representative for Miranda didn't immediately respond to Business Insider's request for comment on the composer's earnings.Keep reading to learn more about how Lin-Manuel Miranda makes and spends his millions.Read the original article on Business Insider

Lin-Manuel Miranda has made millions off 'Hamilton' in its 5-year run. Here's how the composer makes and spends his fortune, from luxury Manhattan real estate to philanthropic work in Puerto Rico.

  • Composer Lin-Manuel Miranda made millions from his award-winning musicals even before "Hamilton" started streaming on Disney Plus.
  • Miranda likely made $6.4 million off "Hamilton" in 2017 alone.
  • Miranda owns two luxury pre-war apartments in Upper Manhattan, but otherwise lives a relatively modest lifestyle and still rides the subway.
  • Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.

"Hamilton" isn't just a cultural phenomenon — it's also a huge moneymaker.

The musical retelling the life of the United States' first treasury secretary has made its creator Lin-Manuel Miranda quite wealthy, and not just through ticket sales. Miranda already makes millions from "Hamilton" each year, but the premiere of the show's film version on Disney Plus July 3 is the culmination of Miranda's biggest payday yet. Disney paid $75 million for the production's film rights earlier this year.

A representative for Miranda didn't immediately respond to Business Insider's request for comment on the composer's earnings.

Keep reading to learn more about how Lin-Manuel Miranda makes and spends his millions.

Read the original article on Business Insider
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