Aaron Paul Net Worth:
Aaron Paul is an American actor, producer and director who has a net worth of $20 million. Paul is most notable for his work on the acclaimed smash-hit AMC TV series “Breaking Bad,” for which he received several prominent awards and was paid a peak salary of $200,000 per episode in the show’s final seasons.
Aaron Paul Sturtevant was born on August 27, 1979, in Emmett, Idaho. His parents are Darla and Robert Sturtevant, and his father is a Baptist minister. Paul is the youngest of four children, and was born a month preterm in his parents’ toilet.
He graduated from Centennial High School in Boise, Idaho, in 1997, after which he drove to Los Angeles with only $6,000 in funds to pursue an acting career.
While in Los Angeles, he worked as a movie theatre usher at Universal Studios in Hollywood, and also had a brief appearance as a contestant on the game show “The Price Is Right” in January 2000.
Aaron Paul was runner-up in the 1996 International Modeling and Talent Association competition in Los Angeles, and was signed with a manager.
He began his acting career by performing in music videos, such as for Korn’s song “Thoughtless” and Everlast’s song “White Trash Beautiful.”
He also starred in various television ads for products including Juicy Fruit, Corn Pops and Vanilla Coke.
His early films include “Whatever It Takes” (2000), “Help! I’m a Fish!” (2001), “K-PAX (2001), “National Lampoon’s Van Wilder” (2002), “Bad Girls From Valley High” (2005), “Choking Man” (2006), “Mission: Impossible III” (2006) and “The Last House on the Left” (2009). (2009).
He also had many guest starring appearances on television shows such as “The Guardian,” “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” “CSI: Miami,” “ER,” “Sleeper Cell,” “Veronica Mars,” “The X-Files,” “Ghost Whisperer,” “Criminal Minds,” “Bones” and “3rd Rock from the Sun.”
However, it was his parts on the shows “big Love” and “Breaking Bad” that truly established his acting career. One of the roles that made Paul more well-known to the general public was his part as Scott Quittman in the HBO series “Big Love.”
“Breaking Bad,” starring Bryan Cranston as Jesse Pinkman, catapulted him into celebrity. Between January 2008 and September 2013, Paul could be seen on every episode of “Breaking Bad.”
In 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, and 2014, he was nominated for, and won, the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series; in 2010, 2012, and 2014.
Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (2014) and Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries, or Television Film are two more accolades Paul has received for his work on “Breaking Bad” (2013).
In addition, he’s received three Saturn Awards for his work in television, including best supporting actor in a drama series (2010, 2012, 2014).
Following Breaking Bad, Paul has starred in a variety of films. He had a starring role in the 2012 Sundance Film Festival selection “Smashed” (2012).
“The Path,” “Truth Be Told,” and “Westworld” are just a few of the shows he’s worked on since joining HBO. As a voice actor, Paul’s credits include “Tron: Uprising” in 2012 and 2013, “BoJack Horseman” on Netflix, and a 2015 Mazda commercial in which he served as the narrator’s narration.
Lauren Parsekian has been Paul’s wife since 2013. A year after first meeting at Coachella, the couple got engaged in Paris, France, on January 1, 2012.
Their first child, Story Annabelle, was born in 2018 to Paul and Parsekian. The Kind Campaign, run by his wife Parsekian, is a non-profit organization dedicated to combating bullying in schools.
In 2013, Paul helped fund $1.8 million for the group by holding a contest in which the winners received a trip to see the final episode of “Breaking Bad” at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
Aaron Paul Sturtevant Day was established by Idaho governor Butch Otter in a ceremony at the Egyptian Theatre in Boise, Idaho, on October 1, 2012.
Paul spent $1.4 million in 2012 on a property in Los Angeles’s Sunset Strip. This mansion was marketed for $2.5 million in 2019 on his website. He purchased Jim Parson’s Los Angeles mansion for $6.95 million in the same year.