Paul Rudd is a famous American actor, producer, comedian, and screenwriter. Paul Rudd is best known for his role in the comedy film “Clueless”.
Table of Biography
Paul Rudd was born on April 6, 1969, and he is currently 52 years old as of 2021. His birth name is Paul Stephan Rudd. Paul was born in Passaic, New Jersey, United States, and therefore holds American citizenship. Similarly, his birth sign is Aries and he belongs to caucasian ethnicity.
Paul was born to his father Michael Rudd and her mother Gloria. His father is a former vice president of Trams World Airlines and his mother is a sales manager. He has a sister named Julie Rudd. They are from Jewish families. Likewise, Paul and his sister Julie were raised in Kansas.
Talking about his education, Paul joined Broadmoor Junior High school at first. Then, he completed his schooling at Shawne Mission West High School. Later, he joined the University of Kansas and completed graduation from there with a degree in Art. Moreover, Paul also joined the American Academy of Dramatic Art from where he started learning acting. During his college days, Paul also took part in theatre productions.
Professional Life and Career
Paul started his career in the film industry in 1995. He got to play a discovery role in the comedy film “Clueless”, directed by Amy Heckerling. In the same year, Paul also landed in the film “Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers”. Moving on, he also appeared as Sonny in the television version of “Clueless” in 1996. Moreover, he also acted in the movies “Romeo+Juliet” and “The Size of Watermelons” in the same year.
Paul’s other famous movies include the John Patrick Kelley film “The Locusts” (1997), “Overnight Delivery” (1998), “The Object of My Affection” (1998), “The Cider House Rules” (2000), “200 Cigarettes” (2000), “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy”, “Wake Up”, “Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie”, “The 40-Year-Old Virgin”, “I Could Never Be Your Woman”, and ‘Knocked Up.’
Moving towards his TV journey, Paul acted as Brent Brooks in an episode of the TV series “Strangers with Candy” in 2000 and as Mike Hannigan in “Friends” in 2002.
Along with this, his other famous roles are Peter Klaven in “I Love You, Man” and in “Year” in 2009. Paul appeared in a number of movies in later years. Some of them include “Dinner for Schmucks”, “How Do You Know” (2010), “Our Idiot Brother”, “Bridesmaids” (2011), “Admission”, “Prince Avalanche”, “This Is the End”, “All Is Bright” (2013), and “They Came Together” (2014).
Paul shot into fame after he played the role of Scott Lang in Marvel’s superhero film “Ant-Man”. After his success in Ant-Man, he also appeared in other Marvel movies including “Captain America: Civil War” (2016), “Ant-Man and the Wasp” (2018), and “Avengers: Endgame” (2019).
Net Worth and Achievements
Talking about his net worth, Paul is enjoying an estimated net worth of $30 million US dollars including his all assets plus his earnings from endorsements. Paul’s main source of income is his acting career in films and TV.
The talented actor has won a few awards and nominations. In 2012, Paul won the “San Diego Film Critics Society Award” for his film “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” in the category “Best Ensemble Performance”. Similarly, his performance in the film “Ant-Man” earned him the title of “Male Star of the Year” at “CinemaCon Awards” in 2015. Along with this, he also got nominated for “Best Actor” at “Saturn Awards’ for his same film.
Paul is married to Julie Yaeger. Paul and Julie married in 2003 after their 5-year long relationship. Similarly, the couple shares a son named Jack (born in 2006) and a daughter named Darby (born in 2010) together. Paul is living a happy life in Manhattan with his family. Besides, details regarding his past relationship are not available at the moment.
Body Measurements and Social media
Moving towards his body measurements, Paul is 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m) tall and weighs around 78 kg (172 lbs.). He has maintained an athletic body figure with biceps of 14 inches. Similarly, his actual body measurements (Chest-Waist-Hip) are 40-30-36 inches. Paul has biceps of 14 inches and a shoe size of 10 (US). Continuing, he has dark brown hair color and a pair of green eyes.
Paul frequently uses social media. Paul has an Instagram account under his own name with nearly 50k followers. He often posts pictures related to his lifestyle and his professional life. Similarly, Paul also runs a Facebook page where he is followed by more than 55k users. Likewise, he also has a Twitter account with over 14k followers.