Who is Paul Rudd?

Paul Rudd is a renowned American actor, comedian, writer, and producer who has been seen working actively on his career since the year of 1992.

Quick Info 
Full NamePaul Rudd
Date of Birth6 April 1969
Birth PlacePassaic, New Jersey, U.S
ParentsMichael and Gloria Irene Granville
Profession Actor, comedian and producer
SpouseJulie Yaeger
Age51 years
Height5 feet 10 inches
Net Worth$70 million
Paul Rudd
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Biography, Age, and Family

Rudd, whose real name is Paul Stephen Rudd was born on 6 April 1969 in Passaic, New Jersey, U.S, as a son of his father, Michael, and mother, Gloria Irene Granville. His father was a historic tour guide and former vice president of Trans World Airlines where his mother was a sales manager at the television station KCMO-TV. . Currently, he is 51 years old


Personal Life


In the year of 2003, he married Julie Yaeger and two children together, one is the son and another is the daughter. They are living their happy life in Rhinebeck, New York.



Paul Rudd holds an American nationality and belongs to an Ashkenazi Jewish ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Aries.


Physical Features

He had got dark brown hair with green eyes.


Paul Rudd’s height is 5 feet 10 inches.


Paul Rudd’s weight is 78 kg.


Early Life and Education

Earlier, Paul Rudd loves reading British comics like “The Beano” and “The Dandy”. Later, when he turned into the age of 10, he moved to Lenexa, Kansa with his family which is because of his father’s work. For his education, he attended Broadmoor Junior High, and later, he completed his graduation from Shawnee Mission West High School in the year of 1987. After that, went to join the University of Kansas where he took a major in theatre.

Further, he was seen doing the study at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. He was also seen studying Jacobean drama at the British American Drama Academy for three months. He also worked as DJ at the time of his study. After his graduation, he was also seen doing several works.



Television Shows

Paul Rudd started his television career after he had been cast as Kirby Philby on an American family drama television series “Sisters” form the year of 1992 to 1995. After that, he was seen playing the role of Scott in the series “Moment of Truth” in 1993. In the same year, he was seen playing the role of David in an American television disaster miniseries “The Fire Next Time”.

Further, he was seen appearing as Jimmy on the television movie “Runaway” alongside Ashley Tisdale and Sia which was directed by Joe Dante” in 1994. In the same year, he was cast into the role of Brian Grant on an American television sitcom “Wild Oats”. Likewise, he was seen appearing on several series like “Clueless”, “Deadline”, “Strangers with Candy”, “The Great Gatsby”, “Friends”, “Stella”, “Cheap Seats”, “Robot Chicken”, “Reno 911!”, “The Naked Trucker and T-Bones Show”, “Veronica Mars”, “Hard Knock:”, “Little Britain USA”, “Wainy Days”, “Delocated”, “Party Down”.

“Tim and Great Job!”, “The Simpsons”, “Parks and Recreation”, “Comedy Bang! Bang!”, “Louie”, “Burning Love”, “Celery Man”, “The Jack and Triumph Show”, “Moone Boy” Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp” and “Neon Joe, Werewolf Hunter”.


Paul Rudd
Source: Esquire Singapore

In the year 2016, Paul Rudd was seen providing his voice over the character Jericho on an American animated sitcom “Bob’s Burgers” alongside Zach Galifianakis. In that year, he was cast on a British television travel documentary series “Travel Man”. Likewise, he was seen playing the roles on series like “Nightcap”, “Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later”, “iZombie”, “Living with Yourself”, “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”, “Home Movie: The Princess Bride”, “At Home with Amy Sedaris” and “Tiny World”.

Besides this, he was also seen appearing on “Saturday Night Live” alongside Steve Carell. Further, he will be seen providing his voice over an upcoming American animated anthology series “What If…?” in 2021. He will also be seen providing his voice over an upcoming podcast “The Shrink Next Door”.



Paul Rudd started his film career after he had been cast as Josh on an American coming-of-age teen comedy movie “Clueless” which was written and directed by Amy Heckerling in 1995. After that, he was also cast as Tommy Doyle on an American gothic slasher movie “Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers”. In the following year, he was seen appearing in the role of Dave Paris on an American romantic crime tragedy movie “William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet”.

Further, he was seen in the movies like “Wet Hot American Summer”, “The Size of Watermelons”, “The Locusts”, “Overnight Delivery”, “The Object of My Affection”, “200 Cigarettes”, “The Cider House Rules”, “Gen-Y Cops”, “On the Edge”, “The Chateau”, “The Shape of Things”, “2 Days”, “House Hunting” alongside Linden Ashby and Matt Damon, “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy”, “P.S.”, “The Baxter”, “The 40-Year-Old Virgin”, “Tennis, Anyone…?”, “The Oh in Ohio”, “Diggers”, “Night at the Museum”, “Reno 911!: Miami”, “I Could Never Be Your Women”, “The Ex”, “Locked Up”, “The Ten”, “Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story”, “Over Her Dead Body”,  “Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie”, and “Forgetting Sarah Marshall”.

In the year 2008, he was seen appearing as Danny in his written American comedy movie “Role Models” which was directed by David Wain”. After that, he was also seen playing the role of Peter Klaven in an American buddy comedy movie “I Love You, Man” in 2009.

Furthermore, he was cast in the movies like “Sesame Street: Being Green”, “Monsters vs. Aliens” as a voice actor, “Year One”, “Binner for Schmucks”, “How Do You Know”, “Our Idiot Brother”, “Wanderlust”, “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”, “The Is 40”, “Admission”, “Prince Avalanche”, “This Is the End”, “All Is Bright”, “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues”, “They Came Together”, “The Little Prince” as a voice actor.

In addition, she was cast as Scott Lang or Ant-Man on his written American superhero movie “Ant-Man” in 2015. He was also seen reprising his same role on an American superhero movie “Captain America: Civil War” in 2016. Likewise, he was seen in the movies like “The Fundamentals of Caring”, “Sausage Party” alongside Edward Norton and Salma Hayek as a voice actor, “Nerdland “ as a voice actor, “Fun Mom Dinner”, “The Catcher Was a Spy”, “Ideal Home”, “Mute”, “Ant-Man and The Wasp”, “Avengers: Endgame” and “Between Two Ferns: The Movie”.  

Further, Paul Rudd will be seen appearing in upcoming movies like “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” and “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania”.

Paul Rudd
Source: The Forward

Achievements, Awards, and Nominations

In Paul Rudd’s career, he had won four awards which were, AFI Award, CinemaCon Awards, Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, and Critics’ Choice Television Awards.


Net Worth

One of the most talented and successful people, Paul Rudd has an estimated net worth of $70 million. He has earned so much attention for his outstanding performance and received many positive feedbacks for his performance.


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