The Famous and Talented star- Aaron Paul Sturtevant is an award-winning American actor who is best known for his role as crystal meth dealer ‘Jesse Pinkman’ on AMC’s criminal drama series ‘Breaking Bad.’ For his role in ‘Breaking Bad,’ he received three ‘Primetime Emmy Awards and three ‘Saturn Awards,’ among other honors. He abandoned his last name at the start of his acting career to make it easier for casting directors to pronounce his name.
He began his career as a day player, playing cameos in movies and guest appearances on various television shows before landing the lead part in ‘Breaking Bad’ and contributing significantly to the show’s popularity. He previously appeared in the HBO series ‘Big Love’ before landing this role.
His breakthrough on television led to appearances in films like ‘Smashed,’ ‘Need for Speed,’ and ‘A Long Way Down,’ among others. He subsequently starred as ‘Joshua,’ a Hebrew slave, in the ancient epic ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings,’ alongside famed director Ridley Scott and critically acclaimed actor Christian Bale. ‘Triple 9,’ ‘American Woman,’ and ‘Welcome Home’ are among his other credits. In the popular science fiction television series ‘Westworld,’ he played Caleb Nichols in 2020.
Aaron Paul Height and Weight
Aaron Paul, who was born on August 27, 1979, is 42 years old as of 2022. He stands 1.73 meters tall and weighs 70 kilograms.
Aaron Paul Early Life
Aaron Paul Sturtevant was born in Emmett, Idaho, on August 27, 1979, to Darla and Robert Sturtevant. His father is a Baptist clergyman who has retired. Aaron hails from a close-knit family with four older brothers and sisters.
He began acting in church plays when he was a child. He enrolled in his school’s theatre department while he was in eighth grade and chose to pursue an acting career.
In 1998, he graduated from Boise, Idaho’s ‘Centennial High School.’ He dreamed of coming to Los Angeles even before graduating, and he worked odd jobs to supplement his income. With the $6,000 he had saved after graduation, he relocated to Los Angeles with his mother.
Is Aaron Paul Left Handed?
No, as per the rumors, it was said that Aaron Paul is left-handed, but Aaron Paul is not left-handed.
Aaron Paul Career
Paul got signed with a manager after placing second in the 1996 International Modeling and Talent Association competition in Los Angeles. He got his start in acting by appearing in Korn’s “Thoughtless” and Everlast’s “White Trash Beautiful” music videos. He also appeared in television commercials for Juicy Fruit, Corn Pops, and Vanilla Coke.
However, it was his roles in the shows “Big Love” and “Breaking Bad” that solidified his acting career. Paul portrayed Scott Quitman in 14 episodes of HBO’s “Big Love,” a role that helped him earn more public awareness. Then there was his role as Jesse Pinkman on AMC’s “Breaking Bad,” in which he shared screen time with Bryan Cranston. Paul featured in all five seasons of “Breaking Bad” from January 2008 to September 2013.
Since the end of “Breaking Bad,” Paul has continued to work on a number of projects. In 2012, he starred in the film “Smashed,” which was one of the Sundance Film Festival’s official selections. He also starred in the Hulu series “The Path” in 2016, the Apple TV+ murder thriller “Truth Be Told” in June 2018, and HBO’s science fiction series “Westworld” in its third season.
Paul has also voiced various shows, including “Tron: Uprising” in 2012 and 2013, as well as the Netflix Original Series “BoJack Horseman,” and is the narrator for a Mazda commercial in 2015.
Aaron Paul Awards
Aaron Paul received a slew of honors throughout the five-year run of ‘Breaking Bad,’ including three ‘Emmys’ for his portrayal of ‘Jesse Pinkman.’ In 2010, 2012, and 2014, he won the award for ‘Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series,’ making him the only actor to win it three times in the same category.
Aaron Paul Net Worth
Aaron Paul is a $20 million actor, producer, and director from the United States. Paul is most popular for his work on the widely praised AMC TV series “Breaking Bad,” for which he procured various distinctions and had a pinnacle pay of $200,000 per episode during the show’s last seasons.