Aaron Paul is a popular American television actor who earned worldwide fame for his supporting role in the the long running drama series Breaking Bad. Paul has earned a good following and love of his fans through his hard work and is appreciated by the critics for the roles that he has played, both on the television and big screen.
Paul kick started his career with roles in several music videos and television shows. His appearances on television shows included CSI:Miami, Joan of Arcadia and 90210. Now let’s have a close look on Aaron Paul’s net worth in 2018.
Aaron Paul Early Life
Born on August 27, 1979, Paul grew up and completed his education from Idaho, USA. His parents are Robert and Darla Sturtevant. His father was a Baptist Minister. Paul used to take part in church events and would perform in church plays. It was when he was in the 8th grade that Paul had expressed his interests of becoming an actor. His dreams made him join the drama club of the school and soon he started taking an active part in school programs.
After graduating from Centennial High School, Idaho in 1998, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career. It was here where he signed his first work assignment which eventually led to shape his wonderful acting career. Paul is married to Lauren Parsekian, a director and an actress. They are married since 2013 and are expecting a child who is due in 2018.
Aaron Paul Career, Awards & Achievement
Right after graduating from high school, Paul moved to Los Angeles along with his mother. He had gone to Los Angeles to take part in the competition – International Modelling and Talent Association and was placed as runner-up in the competition. Paul even got an opportunity to sign a deal with a manager. Thereafter, he appeared on several music videos and television commercials.
He played small roles on several blockbuster films, like the Mission Impossible III, National Lampoon’s Van Wilder and The Last House on the Left. His first shot at the spotlight was for his role of Scott Quittman in the television series Big Love which aired on HBO from 2006 to 2011.
Paul’s breakthrough was with AMC’s television drama series, Breaking Bad. Though his character was supposed to die in the first episode itself but on seeing the chemistry between Paul and the lead actor, Bryan Cranston, the creator of the show Vince Gilligan had a change of heart. Gilligan decided to keep Paul’s character, Jesse Pinkman alive and running.
Paul was the lead character in the film Need for Speed which was based on a popular video Gaming Series. Paul has recently done several voice-overs for television shows and commercials. Paul also appeared on the series, The Path on America’s video streaming platform – Hulu.
Awards & Achievements
Paul has been nominated 22 times for his great acting skills at several award shows. He has won many prestigious awards, including two Primetime Emmy Award in the Outstanding Supporting Actor. He has also won 3 Saturn Awards, 2 Satellite Awards and a Screen Actors Guilds Award and a Critics’ Choice Television Award. Most of these awards have been given in the Supporting Actor category for the show – Breaking Bad.
Net Worth of Aaron Paul
Paul through his career in acting has been able to amass wealth and property that runs into millions. His recurring role on the television series – Big Love and Breaking Bad has helped him achieve the stardom and fanfare that he has today. Paul’s salary from each episode of Breaking Bad in 2008 was $150,000. Contrast this with his present net worth which stands at a staggering $18 million.
Aaron Paul has climbed up the ladders of the acting industry through his hard work and sincerity. His mother has provided active support to him, right from the beginning when he decided to leave his hometown and moved to Los Angeles. The several awards that he has won are a walking example of his great acting skills. Paul continues to work hard and doesn’t shy away from venturing into new roles.