The 2019 MTV VMAs are promising to be quite the event, and we know host Sebastian Maniscalco is busy prepping plenty of jokes to get us through the evening. Maniscalco might seem like an unusual choice to tap for the event — this is, after all, his first ever hosting gig! — but we’re sure the comedian and actor is more than up to the task. His career so far has been like something out of a movie: moving to LA at a young age to try to make it in the biz, waiting tables, and performing at tiny venues until he finally made it big.
Ahead of his big hosting gig, here are 10 fun facts about Maniscalco that you may or may not know.