- Full Name: Francisco Muniz IV
- Born: 12/05/1985
- Place of Birth: Wood-Ridge, New Jersey
- Occupation: Actor
- Marital Status: Single
Frankie Muniz Net Worth History
Frankie Muniz is best known for his role in the hit television series Malcolm in the Middle. In the show, he plays the title character. His performance with the series earned him an Emmy Award and two Golden Globe nominations. Muniz also starred in a variety of movies during his career in Hollywood, including movies like Agent Cody Banks and Big Fat Liar.
About Frankie Muniz
Born to parents Denise and Francisco Muniz III, Muniz began acting at the young age of eight. He was participating in a local talent show when he was discovered. He was quickly cast in the role of Tiny Tim in a theatrical production of A Christmas Carol. Not long after this performance, his parents separated and he moved to California with his mother.
While in California, Muniz appeared in several commercials before landing a part in the 1997 film To Dance with Olivia. Following this performance, Muniz appeared in two more films – What the Deaf Man Heard and Lost & Found. His performance in the latter of these two led to him being cast in his most well-known role as Malcolm in the series Malcolm in the Middle.
During his time with Malcolm in the Middle, Muniz also guest appeared on a number of other hit television shows, such as Lizzie McGuire, Sabrina: The Teenage Witch, and MADtv. Muniz also starred in the feature My Dog Skip, which was his first official starring role. In 2000, the same year as the premiere of Malcolm in the Middle, Muniz lent his voice to one of the dalmatian puppies in 102 Dalmatians: Puppies to the Rescue.
During his time with Malcolm in the Middle, Muniz enjoyed a lot of success in the film industry. He played prominent roles in several films. Following his hit role in the movie Big Fat Liar, which he starred in alongside Amanda Bynes, Muniz also starred in Deuces Wild, which led to only more appearances in films. His next performance was in Stuck on You, which was the first time the young actor had made a cameo appearance.
In 2003, Muniz played the part of the title character in the well-known movie Agent Cody Banks. The following year, he reprised his role of superhero agent in the sequel, Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London. During this part of his career, Muniz began to transition from a child actor to a well-respected actor.
As part of the aforementioned transition, Muniz appeared in the 2006 sex comedy titled Extreme Movie. He also guest appeared on the hit television series Criminal Minds. Shortly after these performances, Muniz took a break from acting and pursued a career in racing. He had a two-year contract with Jensen Motorsport.
Muniz began dating Elycia Marie in 2007. In 2011, he announced on Twitter that the two were engaged; however, there has been no wedding date set. They live in Arizona, where Muniz is an avid supporter of the local NFL team, the Arizona Cardinals.