Hamilton Facts and Statistics (2021) | By the Numbers

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Every now and then, a Broadway musical transcends the stage and becomes a pop culture phenomenon. Over the past year, the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton” certainly did this and more while cleaning house at the box office and at the 2016 Tony Awards. So how big has “Hamilton” become? Here are a few of the most interesting “Hamilton” facts and statistics I was able to dig up so far, with much more to come soon. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Hamilton Facts and Statistics

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“Hamilton” Off-Broadway debut:

February 17, 2015

“Hamilton” Broadway debut:

August 6, 2015

“Hamilton” debut date on Disney+:

July 3, 2020

Hamilton soundtrack release date:

September 25, 2015

Amount that investors put up to finance “Hamilton”:

$12.5 million

Number of Tony Awards that “Hamilton” was nominated for in 2016:

16 Nominations

Number of Tony Awards “Hamilton” won in 2016:

11 Awards

Average amount “Hamilton” grosses weekly in ticket sales:

$1.9 million/week

Last updated 6/12/16

Average cost of a ticket to “Hamilton”:


Last updated 6/12/16

Average amount paid to scalpers per “Hamilton” ticket:


Last updated 6/12/16

Number of copies of the “Hamilton” soundtrack sold to date:

1 million

Last updated 1/13/17

Number of times “Hamilton” songs have been played on music streaming services:

365 million times

Last updated 6/12/16

Estimated amount “Hamilton” will gross in 2016:

$100 million

Last updated 6/9/16

Estimated amount Lin-Manuel Miranda will make from “Hamilton” in 2016:

$6.4 million

Last updated 6/9/16

Number of tweets about “Hamilton” in 2015:

over 1 million

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