Paul Edward Valentine Giamatti was born on 6 June 1967, in New Haven, Connecticut USA of Italian, Dutch, English, Irish and Scottish ancestry. He is a famous film and theater actor, director and voice actor, who has appeared in a number of well-known movies including “The Truman Show”, “Saving Private Ryan” and “The Illusionist”.
So how rich is Paul Giamatti? Sources estimate his current net worth to be $25 million. Most of it has been accumulated through his successful career as a movie and television actor.
Paul Giamatti Net Worth $25 Million
Paul Giamatti’s mother Toni was an actress, his father Bart a professor and something of an author. Paul is one of those actors who began their career in the theater stage and later moved on to movies. After graduating from Yale University with an English bachelor’s degree in 1989, he decided to get a master’s degree in Fine Arts. During that period of time, he began performing in Seattle’s Annex Theatre and Broadway. He also appeared in some insignificant television commercials, shows and a few films, but the film that made a breakthrough in his career was the comedy film entitled “Private Parts” which was released in 1997. The film was a success for Paul and within the next year or so he appeared in a number of films featuring famous Hollywood actors such as the romantic comedy “My Best Friend’s Wedding”, satirical drama “The Truman Show”, comedy “Dr. Doolittle” and war drama “Saving Private Ryan”. All of these titles have definitely had a positive influence on Paul’s net worth.
In the next few years, he continued his successful acting career by appearing in another film with Jim Carrey, “Man on the Moon”, the comedy “Big Momma’s House”, the award-winning science fiction film “Planet of the Apes” and other great titles. In 2003, Paul landed the lead role in a biographical drama “American Splendor”, for which he received a National Board of Review of Motion Pictures Award (in nomination for “Best Breakthrough Performance by an Actor”) and Sant Jordi award for “Best Actor”. Just a year after that, Paul appeared in another award-winning film – the comedy drama “Sideways – as the lead character Miles Raymond. His performance in this film received positive reviews – he won numerous awards including Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for “Best Cast”, Comedy Film Honor, Online Film Critics Society Award, and San Francisco Film Critics Circle Awards for “Best Actor”, and he was even nominated for his first Golden Globe Award for this movie. Other exceptionally successful films in Paul’s career were the 2005 drama “Cinderella Man”, the 2010 comedy drama “Barney’s Version” (for which he won his first Golden Globe Award), the television drama “Too Big to Fall” which was released in 2011, and the drama film “12 Years a Slave” which was released in 2013. All of these great titles had a huge impact on Paul’s net worth, which continues to rise with each year.
In his personal life, Paul Giamatti married Elizabeth in 1997. Together they are raising a son named Samuel Paul who was born in 2001.
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