Wagner Moura

Inside Biography


Wagner Moura is a Brazilian film, television as well as a stage actor, known for his outstanding performances in the movies Elite Sqaud (2007) and its sequel Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2009). He is also known for playing, a Netflix series, portraying the character of Pablo Escobar.

Moura is married to a journalist and photographer, Sandra Delgado and has three adorable sons, Bem, Salvador, and José.

Early life and education

Wagner Moura was born as Wager Manitoba de Moura on 27th June 1976 in Salvador and raised in small town, Bahia. He belongs to white ethnicity/race and holds Brazilian nationality.

Moura was born to Alderiva Moura and Jose Moura, a Sergeant in the Brazilian Air Force. She has a sister named Lediane.

Moura went to the Federal University of Bahia and earned a degree in journalism. However, he quit his study and determined to pursue his acting career.


Wagner Moura began his acting career with the theater plays in 1996 called A Casa de Eros and Cuida bem de mim.

Four years later, Moura made his appearance in the movie, Woman on Top in a role as Rafi. Then, he appeared in various films and TV series including, Behind the Sun, The Three Marias, God is Brazilian, Lower City and more.

After, his appearance in Paraiso Tropical as Olavo Novaes and Narcos as Pablo Escobar, he earned huge appreciation and attention of thousands of fans which made him famous worldwide. He has shared screen space with Diego Catano, Boyd Holbrook, and Pedro Pascal.

Besides his acting career, Moura is also a good singer and song writer as well. He wrote a song for Sua Mae band. In 2012, he also performed as a lead vocalist for Legiao Urbana tribute shows.

Currently, Moura is on a break from his acting career, and there is no news of his upcoming Ventures. He might be working on it and may be coming soon on a screen with a different role.

Personal life

Wagner Moura married Journalist as well as a photographer, Sandra Delgado in 2010. The couple is blessed with three sons named, Bem, Salvador, and Jose Moura.

The pair has been together for almost seventeen years, and there are no rumors about his extra marital affair. They have maintained their relationship very high.

Though Moura is often seen with several women, he has kept them as good friends rather than getting involved in affairs.

Net worth

Wagner Moura earns a decent amount of salary from his acting career. As of now, his net worth is estimated to be around $10 million. He also has won and nominated for several awards.

by Bchrome, 13 Sep, 2017

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