Paul Rudd is an American actor and comedian who began his acting career in 1992, starring in NBC’s drama series Sisters. He is best known for playing Mike Hannigan in the NBC sitcom Friends as well as hosting Saturday Night Live. His film credits include Clueless (1995), Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004), The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Knocked Up (2007), I Love You, Man (2009), Ant-Man (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016) and Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018).
Paul Rudd Biography
Paul Rudd was born on the 6th of April 1969 in Passaic, New Jersey, United States of America. He is currently 53 years old.
|Birth Name||Paul Stephen Rudd|
|Date of Birth||April 6, 1969|
|Place of Birth||Passaic, New Jersey, U.S.|
|Age||53 years old|
|Profession||Actor, Comedian, Writer, Producer|
|Residence||Rhinebeck, New York, U.S.|
- Father – Michael (Died from cancer)
- Mother – Gloria
- Siblings – Julie Rudd (Sister)
Paul Rudd attended Broadmoor Junior High School and then Shawnee Mission West High School, graduating in 1987.
Rudd enrolled at the University of Kansas where he majored in theater. He was also a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity at the university.
Paul then joined the American Academy of Dramatic Arts / West located in Los Angeles. He also spent three months in the Jacobean drama class at the British American Drama Academy located in Oxford, United Kingdom.
Paul Rudd Married Life
Paul Rudd married TV producer, Julie Yaeger on February 23, 2003, in New York. Together, they have a son named, Jack Sullivan (b. 2006) and a daughter, Darby (b. 2010).
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 10 inches|
Centimeters – 178 cm
Meters – 1.78 m
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Distinctive Features||Sardonic sense of humor|
Vivid green eyes
Paul Rudd landed the lead role in the 1995 American coming-of-age romantic comedy film, Clueless, in which he played the role of Josh.
Rudd made his first television appearance in 1992 with the television drama Sisters where he played Kirby Quimby Philby.
Rudd has appeared in various TV advertisements, including Miller Lite beer, Super Nintendo, and Sega.
He gained popularity for playing Mike Hannigan in the NBC sitcom Friends.
He is best known for his roles in films like Clueless (1995), Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004), The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Knocked Up (2007), I Love You, Man (2009), Ant-Man (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016) and Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018).
- Football Team – Kansas City Chiefs
- Baseball Team – Kansas City Royals
- Country – Ireland
- TV Series – Lost (2004)
- Band – Rush
Paul Rudd Net Worth
As of 2023, Paul has a net worth of $70 million.
Paul Rudd Facts
He worked as a disc jockey at Bar Mitzvahs before having a successful acting career.
Paul received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on July 3, 2015.
Paul is close friends with Rob Thomas and Jon Hamm.
He is running a candy store called Samuel’s Sweet Shop in Rhinebeck, New York with a fellow actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan.
In 2015, he won the CinemaCon Award for Male Star of the Year for his role in the film Ant-Man.
On July 1, 2015, Rudd received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
He is set to reprise his role as the superhero Ant-Man in the upcoming Avengers film, which is scheduled for release in 2019.
He is best friends with Jennifer Aniston and they know each other since they were age 21, before they both succeeded.
People Magazine named Rudd the Sexiest Man Alive in 2021.