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).
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 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 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).
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).
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 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 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.
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Paul Rudd Favourites
|Favourite Football Team||Kansas City Chiefs|
|Favourite Baseball Team||Kansas City Royals|
|Favourite TV Series||Lost (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 Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||10 (U.S.)|
Paul Rudd Wiki/Bio
|Birth Name||Paul Stephen Rudd|
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Aries|
|Birth Place||Passaic, New Jersey, U.S.|
|Date of Birth||06 April 1969|
|Residence||Manhattan, New York, U.S.|
|Home Town||Passaic, New Jersey|
|Hobbies||Watching Football and sports activities|
|Mother’s Name||Gloria (Sales Manager at KCMO-TV television station located in Kansas City, Missouri)|
|Father’s Name||Michael (Former Vice President of Trans World Airlines, later historical tour guide) (Died from cancer)|
|Sister||Julie Rudd (Sister)|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||• Sarah Clarke|
• Julie Yaeger (1998-Present)
|Marital Status, Wife and Children|
|Marriage Date||23 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
|Profession||Actor, Screenwriter, Comedian, Producer|
|Career Manager||Brillstein Entertainment Partners, Beverly Hills, CA, U.S.|