Joe Manganiello Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

21st March 2017

Quote: "I have a surprisingly strong falsetto voice... During Magic Mike 1, Matt Bomer and I went to this bar in Tampa, Florida, and I did Prince's Kiss, and Matt followed it up with Bon Jovi's Blaze of Glory." Joe Manganiello reveals the 1986 Prince hit is his go-to karaoke song.

20th March 2017

Quote: "I'm married to a Colombian woman, she doesn't want to know that there was anybody before her! Like, lives will be in danger!" Joe Manganiello refuses to divulge his dating history for fear of upsetting his wife, actress Sofia Vergara.

20th January 2017

Quote: “At my wedding I sang Sweet Child O' Mine to my wife and they played Sweet Child O’ Mine, so I had to get up and sing that. They did a heavy metal, '80s kind of Whitesnake version of I Want It That Way from the Backstreet Boys and my director from Magic Mike XXL was there and I wound up onstage for that and he filmed it. It was a blast, great party!” Joe Manganiello had a great time at his recent 'Joechella' 40th birthday party, which his wife Sofia Vergara planned.

17th October 2016

Quote: "We have plans. They're secret. Just for us." Magic Mike star Joe Manganiello is keeping tight-lipped about plans for his first wedding anniversary. The movie hunk married Sofia Vergara in Florida last November (15).

4th December 2015

Fact: Wedding planner to the stars Mindy Weiss surprised coffee lover Joe Manganiello with cup collars featuring his face and the slogan 'a CUP of Joe' at the hot beverage station at his wedding reception. She says, "He really wanted his coffee station; he loves espresso... He loved that." The Magic Mike star exchanged vows with Colombian beauty Sofia Vergara last month (Nov15).

16th October 2015

Fact: Bride-to-be Sofia Vergara has chosen one of her favourite red carpet designers, Zuhair Murad, to dress her for her upcoming wedding. According to Us Weekly, the designer will create a custom-made, fairytale wedding gown for the Modern Family star when she ties the knot with Magic Mike hunk Joe Manganiello next month (Nov15).

15th July 2015

Quote: "It's only been in the last couple of years that women haven't been ashamed to go to the (strip) clubs. They were very hesitant to admit that they liked it when we tested the first Magic Mike movie. Then Fifty Shades of Grey broke through that barrier, and women were more comfortable talking in public about what they like." Actor Joe Manganiello is convinced the widespread popularity of the MAGIC MIKE male stripper movie franchise and E.L. James erotic fiction has prompted women to become more expressive about their sexual fantasies.

14th July 2015

Fact: Channing Tatum, Joe Manganiello and Matt Bomer helped one fan celebrate her birthday in style by serenading her at a screening of MAGIC MIKE XXL. The co-stars made a surprise appearance at Hollywood's ArcLight Cinemas theatre on Sunday (12Jul15) and treated the unnamed fan to a special Happy Birthday song.

12th July 2015

Fact: Actress Sofia Vergara rang in her 43rd birthday in style on Friday (10Jul15) by showing off photos of herself wearing a crown and a 'Birthday Princess' sash as she drank from a bedazzled wine goblet on The Modern Family beauty also proved her devotion to her fiance Joe Manganiello by wearing a white T-shirt featuring a topless image of the Magic Mike XXL star.

30th June 2015

Quote: "(It was) unbelievable! I was in scenes where Pee-wee was talking to me and I'm hanging out with Pee-wee! It's not a stunt cast where I'm just in there for a second. This is kind of a spoiler - Paul (Reubens), don't get upset with me, but I play Pee-wee's best friend. It made my heart want to explode! I love Pee-wee! He's my buddy!" Magic Mike hunk Joe Manganiello was thrilled to land a leading role in actor Paul Reubens' return to the Pee-wee Herman franchise in the upcoming film Pee-wee's Big Holiday.

22nd June 2015

Quote: "I guess my publicist had to call whoever photoshopped the poster (because) they made it less defined. The real image was more defined than what they put out. Usually you hear of photoshopping used to enhance and I guess she caught them un-enhancing." Actor Joe Manganiello's publicist had to ask for his original picture to be used on his MAGIC MIKE XXL poster.

22nd June 2015

Quote: "I was going to study criminal law and I was going to go into federal law enforcement, but at the last moment in high school, I discovered our TV studio. I could borrow these cameras and I would go home and sleep with a pad and a pen by the bed and write and direct and edit these movies starring all of my friends and my friends urged me to go into acting. So I tried out for Carnegie Mellon School of Drama..., which is where I met Matt Bomer - and I got in." Actor Joe Manganiello considered a career in law enforcement before making a "last minute" decision to pursue acting.

19th June 2015

Quote: "I think that's probably the biggest compliment that we can get, just inducing ovulation; if you wanna have a baby, just come to our movie." MAGIC MIKE XXL star Joe Manganiello is thrilled by Sandra Bullock's recent review of his sexy movie - the Gravity star recently told talk show host Ellen DeGeneres even the posters for the new film makes her ovulate.

19th June 2015

Quote: "It's this weekend and Richard Branson has been so kind to lend us his space shuttle; we're gonna do it up in the atmosphere... She has about 200 cousins, so I think keeping it small is impossible." Actor Joe Manganiello jokes about reports suggesting he and fiancee Sofia Vergara will sneak off and wed before the end of June (15).

15th June 2015

Tweet: "Happy 1st Anniversary love of my life!!! Never been so happy!! #lucky @joemanganiello." Sofia Vergara celebrates a milestone with actor fiance Joe Manganiello. The couple is reportedly set to tie the knot this year (15).

29th May 2015

Quote: "I had to power through four and a half weeks of shooting, just dealing with the pain and praying that the biceps didn't detach completely. I had surgery the second I got back (to Los Angeles)." Actor Joe Manganiello had to endure the pain of working with a torn bicep while filming MAGIC MIKE XXL after injuring himself while shooting a racy scene.

9th May 2015

Quote: "When you're with somebody that hasn't had kids, and you want to start a relationship, of course there's always that question. And if it happens, it will be something that will make us very happy, but it's not a priority in our lives." Sofia Vergara and her fiance Joe Manganiello are not seeking to start a family anytime soon. Her comments emerge as the actress faces legal action from her ex-fiance, Nick Loeb, who is fighting to have embryos they had frozen when they were a couple brought to term.

7th May 2015

Quote: "It's so great to go to events with him, he's always in a good mood and he's willing to have fun with me... I'm very happy." Sofia Vergara enjoys walking red carpets with her actor fiance Joe Manganiello.

5th May 2015

Quote: "Are you crazy? You can't risk it nowadays. It's too dangerous and I'm not going to do it now at - I turn 43 in July. I would have done it in my twenties when everything was still bouncing!" Colombian beauty Sofia Vergara insists the opportunity to make a sex tape has passed, and has no plans to make a scandalous video with fiance Joe Manganiello.

24th April 2015

Fact: MAGIC MIKE star Joe Manganiello is selling his Los Angeles home. The actor, who is engaged to Modern Family star Sofia Vergara, has listed the four-bedroom property for $2 million (£1.3 million). He paid $1.8 million (£1.1 million) for the house in 2013, according to

16th March 2015

Quote: "I don't know, how can something be postponed when it has never been set? It's really funny. It's always a lot of fun for girls to plan the wedding." Actress Sofia Vergara insists she and fiance Joe Manganiello have yet to set a wedding date, despite reports the busy actors have postponed their forthcoming nuptials until later this year (15) due to their hectic schedules.

10th March 2015

Quote: "It's going to be big. We started off with 20 (people) and now there's like pages and pages." Joe Manganiello admits he and his fiancee Sofia Vergara are struggling to keep the guestlist for their upcoming wedding under control. The couple plans to tie the knot this autumn (15), once the actor completes promotional duties for his forthcoming MAGIC MIKE sequel.

30th December 2014

Quote: "She is beautiful and majestic and therefore to be loved. Beyond all else in life she deserves happiness, the kind that only true love can bring." Sofia Vergara's ex-fiance Nick Loeb wishes his former partner well following reports the Modern Family star is engaged to Magic Mike hunk Joe Manganiello. Vergara and Loeb split in May (14), and she sparked up the new romance with Manganiello over the summer.

27th August 2014

Quote: "We had bumped into each other over the years... and she became single and I knew that I had a very small window of opportunity and I wasn't gonna let it go and just went after her... She's phenomenal. She's the best." Joe Manganiello on his girlfriend Sofia Vergara.

26th August 2014

Quote: "He's really hot. That's why I didn't bring him. He's too hot, too tall, he takes up a lot of space. So I'm like, 'Listen Joe, don't come.' (He's) too handsome. Too sexy. We're having a lot of fun. We've been going out for like, two-and-a-half months. And he's a really funny guy, which is something very important for me. And (a) very nice guy." Modern Family actress Sofia Vergara jokes about why she didn't bring boyfriend Joe Manganiello as her date to the Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday night (25Aug14).

20th August 2014

Quote: "I'm not going to apologise. I totally got busted. That was actually funny when we first started dating, months after that. We had talked, I guess, or kinda bumped into each other but we didn't start dating until she was single. She had a boyfriend at that time, so I probably could've gotten into a fight for doing that. I'm not trying to start a fight at the White House." True Blood hunk Joe Manganiello on the photograph taken at the White House Correspondents Dinner earlier this year (14), in which he was caught sneaking a peek at now-girlfriend Sofia Vergara's voluptuous behind. The Colombian beauty was still engaged to fiance Nick Loeb at the time the picture was taken.

20th August 2014

Quote: "Well, you know, I need to practice getting ready for Magic Mike 2. So, that's all I have to say." Actor Joe Manganiello on whether he's practiced his moves for the sequel to the hit stripper movie for his new girlfriend Sofia Vergara.

16th July 2014

Quote: "(They're) like a genetic explosion and there might not be enough diversity in the gene pool, because they are just too good looking. But ya know, God bless her, she's amazing and if he's nice to her, I am all for it." Sofia Vergara's Modern Family co-star Julie Bowen approves of the Colombian beauty's new romance with Magic Mike hunk Joe Manganiello.

14th July 2014

Fact: Actress Sofia Vergara celebrated her 42nd birthday on Thursday (10Jul14) with her new beau, Magic Mike hunk Joe Manganiello, by her side as they dined with her family and friends at top California restaurant Nobu Malibu. The new couple was snapped cuddling up to one another for a photo as the Modern Family beauty prepared to blow out the candles on her chocolate cake.

10th July 2014

Tweet: "All these rumors are crazy... Here's the truth: I'm actually dating happened after @JoeManganiello & I broke up". Actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson jokes about his Modern Family co-star Sofia Vergara's reported new romance with Magic Mike hunk Joe Manganiello.

2nd July 2014

Fact: Magic Mike stud Joe Manganiello has been voted People magazine's Hottest Bachelor of 2014. The actor beat the likes of Jared Leto, Zac Efron, Ryan Gosling, Scott Eastwood, Robert Pattinson, Chris Pine and Ian Somerhalder to claim the title.

30th June 2014

Quote: "I'd do a spin-off, a werewolf spin-off... I think that would actually be a lot of fun." Actor Joe Manganiello is interested in taking his True Blood character to a new series when the vampire and werewolves drama comes to an end.

27th March 2014

Quote: "I actually screen-tested for it. Dr. Dre got the part, but whatever. That guy, he sells headphones or something." The Vampire Diaries star Joe Manganiello is still bitter about losing a small role in 2001 crime thriller Training Day to the rap legend.

26th March 2014

Fact: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Joe Manganiello and Hulk Hogan teamed up as the ultimate tag team during a wrestling appearance on Monday night (24Mar14). The Terminator star and his Sabotage castmate joined Hogan for the Wwe's Monday Night Raw showdown, and proved they're tough guys at heart when they took on fighter The Miz in the ring.

24th June 2013

Quote: "About six months after the shoot ended, I got thrown out of my apartment for not paying rent, lost my car, lost all my clothes, furniture. The sheriff gave me five minutes to collect my things in a duffel bag and leave... I had to take the elevator all the way down, start from scratch and build back up." True Blood star Joe Manganiello tasted failure just months after shooting his movie debut in Spider-Man.

22nd May 2012

Quote: "He's enormous and I find it so funny to stand next to him - it's visually pretty hilarious. I actually went zip-lining with him once and I was with a bunch of other people and we made Joe go first on every single one... if it could hold Joe then we're OK." Petite actress Anna Kendrick on the height difference between her and Joe Manganiello, her co-star in What To Expect When You'Re Expecting.

18th May 2012

Quote: "I have the footage that I want played at the Oscars' In Memoriam (segment) when I die: either the scene where I was painted gold, or the penis pump (scene)." TV and movie hunk Joe Manganiello wants to titillate Academy Awards viewers with scenes from his new male stripper movie Magic Mike when he's gone.

15th July 2011

Quote: "I was channelling our Yorkie. My Yorkie growls from his belly. He has his little pig ear, and if you try to take the pig ear from him, his whole posture changes. He's scary." Actor Joe Manganiello studied his pet Yorkshire terrier to perfect his werewolf growl in hit TV drama True Blood.

24th January 2011

Quote: "The first thing I did with my first cheque as a season regular is get together with my friend who is a jewellery designer and we co-designed an engagement ring. And then my now-fiancee and I went on our trip to Italy and got engaged." TRUE BLOOD star Joe Manganiello used his first full pay cheque from the hit TV show to pay for his fiancee's engagement ring.

3rd September 2010

Quote: "I have this crazy sense of smell. I do sniff. I'm notorious. I am big on smells. When they wrote that in there I just laughed because that's what I do. It's how I say hello." Like his TRUE BLOOD character Alcide, Joe Manganiello likes to sniff women.

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