Paul Rudd Biography, Career, Debut, MCU, Business, Relationship, Kids, Parents, Net Worth, Education, Age, Height, And More

Paul Stephen Rudd popularly known as Paul Rudd is an American actor. He plays Ant-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, beginning with Ant-Man (2015), Avengers: Endgame (2019), and Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (2023).

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Paul Rudd Early Life

Paul Stephen Rudd was born on 6th April 1969 in Passaic, New Jersey, United States to English-born Jewish parents. His father, Michael Rudd (1943–2008), was a historical tour guide and former vice president of TWA. His mother, Gloria Irene Granville, was a sales manager at the television station KSMO-TV in Kansas City, Missouri. His parents were both from London, with his father hailing from Edgware, and his mother from Surbiton, and both were descended from Ashkenazi Jewish immigrants who moved to England from Belarus, Poland, and Russia. Paul has a sibling, Mandi Rudd Arnold.

Paul Rudd with his mother

Paul Rudd Relationship

In 2003, Rudd married Julie Yaeger, a screenwriter, and producer, whom he met in his publicist’s office, where she worked then. The couple has two children: son Jack Sullivan, born in 2006, and daughter Darby, born in 2010.

Paul Rudd with his wife and children

Paul Rudd Career

Paul made his acting debut in 1991 when he starred in a Super Nintendo commercial. In 1992, he starred in the television drama Sisters, as Kirby Quimby Philby.

Later, he also appeared in Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers as Tommy Doyle, William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet, The Locusts, Overnight Delivery, The Object of My Affection, and 200 Cigarettes.

In 2002, he was cast on the sitcom Friends as Mike Hannigan, who dates and then marries Phoebe Buffay, played by Lisa Kudrow. In 2006, he appeared in several episodes of Reno 911!.

He worked with Apatow in 2007’s Knocked Up. He also was the narrator for the 2007 edition of the long-running sports documentary series Hard Knocks. Rudd appeared in uncredited cameos in Year one (2009) and Bridesmaids (2011).

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In 2009, Rudd again appeared with Jason Segel in I Love You Man. In 2012, he had a supporting role in the drama The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

In 2014, he began providing voiceovers for Hyundai television commercials. He has also voiced the audiobook recordings of John Hodgman’s books The Areas of My Expertise (2005) and More Information Than You Require (2008).

In 2016, he appeared in the comedy-drama film The Fundamentals of Caring. In August 2018, Rudd was cast in Netflix’s comedy series Living with Yourself.

In 2015, he was cast as the lead character Scott Lang/Ant-Man in Ant-Man, and later reprised his role in Captain America: Civil War (2016), Ant-Man and the Wasp(2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019), and Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania(2023).

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Paul Rudd Business

In 2014, Paul and fellow actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan have been co-owners of Samuel’s Sweet Shop, a candy store in Rhinebeck, New York. He is also a founder of the charity The Big Slick, a celebrity sports event in Kansas City.

Paul Rudd with his wife

Paul Rudd Education

Paul attended Broadmoor Junior High and graduated from Shawnee Mission West High School in 1987. He attended the University of Kansas, where he majored in theater. He studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. He also spent three months studying Jacobean drama at the British American Drama Academy in Oxford.

Paul Rudd Education

Paul Rudd Net Worth

Paul has a lengthy and prestigious film and television career which, across four decades, has led to a net worth of $70 million.

Paul Rudd Net Worth

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Paul Rudd Favourites

Favourite Football TeamKansas City Chiefs
Favourite Baseball TeamKansas City Royals
Favourite CountryIreland
Favourite TV SeriesLost (2004)

Paul Rudd Physical Stats

Height (Approx.)in centimeters- 178cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet inches- 5’10”
Weight (Approx.)in kilograms- 78 kg
in pounds- 172 lbs
Hair ColorDark Brown
Eye ColorGreen
Shoe Size10 (U.S.)

Paul Rudd Wiki/Bio

NamePaul Rudd
Birth NamePaul Stephen Rudd
Nick NameFred
Sun Sign/Zodiac SignAries
Birth PlacePassaic, New Jersey, U.S.
Date of Birth06 April 1969
ResidenceManhattan, New York, U.S.
Home TownPassaic, New Jersey
HobbiesWatching Football and sports activities
Mother’s NameGloria (Sales Manager at KCMO-TV television station located in Kansas City, Missouri)
Father’s NameMichael (Former Vice President of Trans World Airlines, later historical tour guide) (Died from cancer)
SisterJulie Rudd (Sister)
Affairs/Girlfriends• Sarah Clarke
• Julie Yaeger (1998-Present)
Marital Status, Wife and Children
Wife/SpouseJulie Yaeger
Marriage Date23 February 2003
Children• Son- Jack Sullivan (born 2004)
• Daughter- Darby (born 2009)
School• Broadmoor Junior High School
• Shawnee Mission West High School
College/University• University of Kansas
• American Academy of Dramatic Arts / West, Los Angeles
• British American Drama Academy, Oxford, United Kingdom
Educational QualificationGraduated
ProfessionActor, Screenwriter, Comedian, Producer
Career ManagerBrillstein Entertainment Partners, Beverly Hills, CA, U.S.

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