Aaron Paul is an American actor and producer from Emmett, Idaho. Having begun his career in the late 90s, he first gained critical acclaim for his portrayal of Jesse Pinkman on the most popular TV series Breaking Bad. During his run on the show, he has won several awards including three Emmy Awards and three Saturn Awards, making him one of the few actors to achieve the feat.
From there on, his acting career has only seen a steady rise, starring in a lot of movies and TV shows. He has appeared in such movies as Need for Speed, Exodus: Gods and Kings, Eye in the Sky, and Central Intelligence. His other notable credits include El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, Big Love, The Path, and Westworld.
Aaron Paul Biography
Aaron Paul Sturtevant
August 27, 1979
42 years old
Emmett, Idaho, United States
He is of English, Scottish, and German descent.
Aron is the youngest of four siblings in his family that including dad Robert Sturtevant and mom Darla (née Haynes). His father is a Baptist minister.
He attended and graduated from Centennial High School in Boise, Idaho in 1997. After finishing high school, he moved to Los Angeles with his mother with some savings to pursue a career in acting.
He lives with his family in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, USA.
Aaron Paul Wife and Kids
Aaron Paul married his wife Lauren Parsekian on May 26, 2013, after becoming engaged for more than a year. Their wedding happened in a 1920s Parisian carnival-themed wedding in Malibu, California. She is also an actress and director. They have a daughter together named Story Annabelle, born in February 2018.
5 feet 8 inches or 173 cm
74 kg or 163 lbs
Aaron Paul is most famous for his role as Jesse Pinkman on the AMC series Breaking Bad, co-starring Bryan Cranston and Anna Gunn. He appeared in all five seasons of the show. Throughout his run on the show, he received critical acclaim and won so many awards and accolades. He won Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, and Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor on Television three times, thus making him one of only a few actors to win the category three times.
Other than this role, he has appeared in various major productions, including Big Love, Need For Speed, Exodus: Gods and Kings, Eye in the Sky, Central Intelligence, The Path, and Westworld.
Aaron Paul Net Worth
As of 2023, Aaron Paul has earned a net worth of $20 million, with the majority of his money coming from acting. His diverse career shows how much passion he has for the craft and his net worth is likely to increase as long as he continues to act and produce movies.
Aaron Paul Facts
His early credits include winning the International Modeling and Talent Association competition and starring in various music videos.
He was born prematurely in the bathroom of his parent’s house when his mom was alone in the house.
Aron made his acting debut with an episodic role in the TV show Beverly Hills, 90210 in 1999. His big-screen debut came the following year with the movie Whatever It Takes in which he was cast as Floyd.
Prior to launching his acting career, he worked as an usher at Universal Studios Movie Theatre in Hollywood.
In 2013, governor Butch Otter declared October 1 to be “Aaron Paul Sturtevant Day” during an event at the Egyptian Theatre in Boise.
His character Jesse Pinkman on Breaking Bad was supposed to die in the last episode of the first season, but the showrunner rewrote his character and made him a series regular after seeing the reception the character received from the audience.
He’s an avid beekeeper.
In 2019, Aaron launched their own line of mezcal called Dos Hombres.
In 2020, he played Caleb Nichols in sex episodes of the HBO science-fiction western series Westworld.