Paul Giamatti Biography & Wiki
Paul Edward Valentine Giamatti was born in June 6, 1967, New Haven, Connecticut. He is an American actor and producer. He is the youngest of three children. His father, Angelo Bartlett Giamatti, was a Yale University professor who later became president of the university and commissioner of Major League Baseball. His mother, Toni Marilyn Giamatti was a homemaker and English teacher who taught at Hopkins School and had also previously acted. His brother, Marcus, is also an actor.
Giamatti was first educated at The Foote School and later graduated from Choate Rosemary Hall in 1985. He attended Yale University. He graduated in 1989 with a bachelor’s degree in English, and went on to earn a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Yale School of Drama.
He first garnered attention for his breakout role in Private Parts (1997) as Kenny “Pig Vomit” Rushton, which led to him playing more supporting roles .He won acclaim for his leading roles as Harvey Pekar in American Splendor (2003), Miles Raymond in Sideways (2004) and Mike Flaherty in Win Win (2011) .
He played the titular character in the HBO miniseries John Adams (2008), which earned him a Golden Globe Award, a Primetime Emmy Award and Screen Actors Guild Award. He stars as U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades Jr. in the Showtime television series Billions (2016–present).
Giamatti resides in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York.
Is Paul Giamatti single or married? Who is Paul Giamatti dating?
Paul Giamatti was married to director and producer Elizabeth Cohen from 1997 to an undisclosed date in the 2000s. They are divorced now. They have a son, Samuel Giamatti, known as “Sam” (born 2001), who was raised in Elizabeth’s religion of Judaism.
He was spotted with his new girlfriend at Tuesday’s Rangers game in January, 2019. His new girlfriend name is not reveled yet.
Paul Giamatti Net Worth in 2020
Giamatti is an American actor who has a net worth of $26 million.
How old is Paul Giamatti in 2020?
American actor Paul Giamatti is 53 years old.
- Full name : Paul Edward Valentine Giamatti
- Middle name : Edward Valentine
- Birth place : New Haven, Connecticut, United States
- Date of birth : June 6, 1967
- Age in 2020 : 53
- Zodiac : Gemini
- Ethnicity / ethnic background : Italian, English, Dutch, Irish, Scottish, French
- Nationality : American
- Religion : Atheist
- Gay : No
- High school : Choate Rosemary Hall, Wallingford, CT (1985)
- College / univesity : BA English, Yale University, MFA Drama, Yale University School of Drama
- Weight : 75 KG
- Height : 5′ 8½” (174 cm)
- Eye color : Blue
- Hair color : Dark brown
- Biceps size : N/A
- Waist size : N/A
- Shoe size / feet size : N/A
- Body type / build : Large
- Net worth 2020 : $26 Million
- Spouse/wife : Elizabeth Cohen (m. 1997)
- Girlfriend/affairs/dating : Unknown
- Children/kids : Samuel Giamatti
- Father : A. Bartlett Giamatti
- Mother : Toni Marilyn Giamatti
- Sister : Elena
- Brother : Marcus Giamatti
Surprising Facts about Paul Giamatti
- He grew up wanting to be a professor.
- Giamatti is the subject of the viral “Wax Paul Now” campaign, which pushes for the actor to get a Madame Tussauds wax statue in his likeness, most likely at the New York location.
- Giamatti considers himself an atheist, and said he had no problem with his son Sam being raised in the Jewish faith.
- His father, Angelo Bartlett Giamatti, was a Yale University professor who later became president of the university and commissioner of Major League Baseball.
- His brother, Marcus, is also an actor.
- Giamatti plays a lead role in the Showtime series Billions, portraying the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. The show, debuting in 2016, is loosely based on a real event.
- He was spotted with his new girlfriend at Tuesday’s Rangers game in January, 2019. His new girlfriend name is not reveled yet.