Javier Muñoz is best known for co-creating the role of “Alexander Hamilton”, and starring in the hit musical HAMILTON on Broadway for two years after Lin-Manuel Miranda departed the show (and was his alternate prior to that). He got his break starring as “Usnavi” in IN THE HEIGHTS on Broadway, also created by Miranda. Javier recently starred in the pre-Broadway run of the new musical, THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, originating the role of “Nigel Owens” (originated by Stanley Tucci in the feature film), with music by Elton John.
Javier starred in the dark comedy indie feature, MONUMENTS, opposite David Sullivan & Marguerite Moreau, the indie feature LOVE RECONSIDERED and stars in THREE MONTHS, opposite Troy Sivan and Judy Greer, available now on Paramount+. He voices a lead character, Ohm, in the Disney Jr. animated series, Eureka! Other TV credits include recurring on Shadowhunters, Blindspot, Quantico, Central Park (animated), and Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.
Javier is also an outspoken activist for LGBTQ+ rights and HIV/AIDS, serves on the board of trustees for BC/EFA, is a (RED) global ambassador, and both long time friend and supporter of GMHC.