Aaron Paul: Breaking Bad, Age, Bio, Net Worth, Career

Aaron Paul Sturtevant, popularly known as Aaron Paul is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Jesse Pinkman in the AMC series Breaking Bad. His role in the series won him several accolades along with his co-star, Bryan Cranston.  Aaron has also appeared in numerous films and television series. He has also done several voiceover roles in films and television series. He started his career as a model, later becoming a popular actor.

Aaron Paul
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Quick Bio

Celebrated Name Aaron Paul
Age 42 Years
Nick Name Aaron Paul
Birth Name Aaron Paul Sturtevant
Birth Date 1979-08-27
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Place Of Birth Emmett, Idaho, United States
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Father Robert Sturtevant
Mother Darla Sturtevant
Horoscope Virgo
Sisters Danielle Hart
Education Centennial High School
Debut Television Show/Series Beverly Hills, 90210 ( 1999 )
Debut Movie Whatever It Takes ( 2000 )
Movies Need for Speed, Mission: Impossible III, Exodus: Gods and Kings, Decoding Annie Parker, Hellion
Awards Won 2009, 2011, and 2013 Saturn Awards – Best Supporting Actor on Television for Breaking Bad
Marital Status Married
Spouse Lauren Parsekian
Sexual Orientation Straight
Married Date 26 May 2013
Children Story Annabelle (daughter)
Religion Christianity
Height 1.73 m ( 5 feet and 8 inches )
Weight 72 kg (159 lbs)
Body Type Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dark Brown
Chest Size 40 Inches
Waist Size 34 inches
Bicep Size 15 inches
Source of Wealth Working in the entertainment industry
Net Worth $16 million ( estimated )

Early Life of Aaron Paul

Aaron Paul was born on 27 August 1979. His birth name is Aaron Paul Sturtevant. His birthplace is Emmett, Idaho in the United States. He holds American nationality. He was born to a father, Robert Sturtevant, and a mother, Darla Sturtevant. He has 3 older siblings. His zodiac sign is Virgo. He has Scottish, German, and English ancestry and belongs to the White ethnicity.

He attended Centennial High School in Boise, Idaho. He graduated from high school in 1997. After graduating from high school, he moved to Los Angeles in his Toyota Corolla with his mother and $6,000 savings. He also worked as a movie theater usher at Universal Studios in Hollywood.

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  • Aaron Paul struggled for about a decade after moving to LA. He signed with a talent scout after finishing runner-up in a competition organized by the ‘International Modeling and Talent Association.’ During this time, he also worked as an usher at ‘Universal Studios Movie Theater’ in Hollywood.
  • He did a number of commercials for ‘Juicy Fruit,’ ‘Corn Pops,’ and ‘Vanilla Coke,’ before appearing in small roles in a couple of television movies. In 2000, he participated in the television competition ‘The Price is Right.’
  • His first notable role came in an episode of the television series ‘Beverly Hills, 90210.’ In the next few years, he did minor roles in TV shows like ‘Melrose Place,’ ‘The X-Files,’ ‘Judging Amy,’ ‘CSI: Miami,’ and ‘Point Pleasant.’

  • He continued to appear in commercials and also featured in music videos for Korn’s song ‘Thoughtless’ and Everlast’s song ‘White Trash Beautiful.’ He also landed minor roles in a number of Hollywood feature films. He played the estranged son of Jeff Bridges’ character in the film ‘K-Pax’ (2001) and portrayed Tom Cruise’s character’s brother-in-law in ‘Mission: Impossible III’ (2006). He also acted in films like ‘Whatever It Takes’ (2000), ‘Choking Man’ (2006), and ‘The Last House on the Left’ (2009).
  • His big break came in 2007, when he was cast in a recurring role in the HBO drama series ‘Big Love.’ He played ‘Scott Quittman,’ the husband of ‘Sarah Hendrickson,’ played by Amanda Seyfried. He was still considered a day player, but started getting work regularly.
  • In 2008, while still working in ‘Big Love,’ he landed the role of a lifetime when he was cast as ‘Jesse Pinkman’ in the AMC series ‘Breaking Bad.’ After auditioning, he was doubtful of landing the role. Moreover, his character was supposed to die during the first season. However, once it went on air, Paul won over everyone with his performance and became a main cast member of the show.
  • After his success on television, he moved back to the big screen and acted in the film ‘Smashed’ in 2012.
  • In 2014, he appeared in the movie ‘Need for Speed,’ playing a vengeful street racer. The same year, he starred alongside Christian Bale in Ridley Scott’s biblical epic ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings.’
  • In 2016, he appeared in the crime thriller ‘Triple 9.’ The same year, he voiced ‘Nyx Ulric’ in ‘Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV,’ and starred in a bunch of other movies and television series. He also landed the role of ‘Eddie Lane’ in the series ‘The Path,’ where he appeared till 2018.
  • In 2019, he was cast in the drama web television miniseries ‘Truth Be Told.’ The same year, he produced and starred in ‘El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie’ where he reprised his role as ‘Jesse Pinkman’ from the series ‘Breaking Bad.’ In 2020, he played ‘Adam Niskar’ in Michael Uppendahl’s American drama film ‘Adam.’

Who is Aaron Paul Married Too?

Aaron Paul is a married man. He is married to Lauren Parsekian. The couple met each other at the Coachella Festival. They got engaged on 1 January 2012. They later tied a knot to each other on 26 May 2013. Before his wedding, he emailed the song “Beauty” by The Shivers to everyone on the guest list and asked them to learn the words so they could sing along during the ceremony. The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter, Story Annabelle in February 2018.

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He has over 5 million followers on his Instagram@aaronpaul.

Body Measurements of Aaron Paul

Aaron Paul stands at a height of 1.73 m i.e. 5 feet and 8 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 159 lbs i.e. 72 kg. He has a slim body build. He has blue eyes and his hair color is dark brown.

Net Worth

Aaron Paul earns from his acting career. Throughout his career, he has appeared in numerous films and television series. Besides acting, the Breaking Bad actor also did several voiceover roles in films and television series. As a model in his early career, he appeared in television commercials for Juicy Fruit, Corn Pops, Vanilla Coke, and Vitaminwater among others. He did voiceover narration in a Mazda commercial in 2015. His major income comes from working in the entertainment industry. His net worth is estimated at $16 million.

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