Aaron Paul

Aaron Paul

TV Actor

Aaron Paul is an American actor, best known for portraying Jesse Pinkman in the AMC series Breaking Bad, for which he won several awards.

Full Name
Aaron Paul Sturtevant
Aug 27, 1979
5′ 8″
Net Worth


Aaron Paul Sturtevant was born on August 27, 1979 in Emmett, Idaho. His zodiac sign is Virgo, and his ethnicity is Caucasian. He is the son of Darla and Robert Sturtevant and has four siblings. He graduated from Centennial High School in Boise, Idaho in 1998. After high school, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career.

Paul made his television debut in 1999, appearing on an episode of The Price is Right as a contestant. In 2001 he appeared on an episode of Beverly Hills 90210 and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. From there he had supporting roles on shows such as The Guardian (2002-2004), Veronica Mars (2005-2006) and Big Love (2006-2010). In 2009 he had a recurring role on Breaking Bad which earned him critical acclaim and three Emmy awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series from 2010 to 2012. 

In 2013, Paul starred in the Need for Speed film adaptation as well as the Hulu Original series The Path (2016-2018). In 2017 he won a Critics' Choice Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series for his performance in the Netflix original movie The Most Hated Woman in America. He also voiced Todd Chavez on BoJack Horseman (2014-2020) which earned him two Emmy nominations for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance

Paul's other notable performances include roles in films like Eye of the Hurricane (2012), Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) and Triple Nine (2015). His most recent projects include El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019), Westworld (2020) and Extraction 2: The Legend of Ravaging Dynasties (2021).

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1979</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Aaron Paul is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On August 27, 1979, Aaron Paul was born in Emmett, Idaho.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1998</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Gains Early Acting Experience</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Aaron Paul gains early acting experience by appearing in shows such as Beverly Hills 90210, Melrose Place, and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2008</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Breakout Role in Breaking Bad</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Aaron Paul lands his breakthrough role as Jesse Pinkman in the hit AMC series Breaking Bad.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2010</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Wins Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Wins an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Jesse Pinkman in Breaking Bad.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Leading Role in Need for Speed</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lands his first leading role in the action movie Need for Speed.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starring Role in Westworld</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lands a starring role in the HBO series Westworld.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Joins Cast of The Path</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Joins the cast of the Hulu series The Path.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Great Actor</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Aaron Paul is an incredibly talented actor. He has been nominated for numerous awards and has won several of them, including the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. He is also well known for his roles in Breaking Bad and BoJack Horseman.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's Very Charismatic</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Aaron Paul is a very charismatic individual. He lights up any room he walks into and always seems to make people laugh with his humorous one-liners. He’s also very talented when it comes to delivering the most intense lines with perfect delivery.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's a Great Humanitarian</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Aaron Paul is an advocate for many important causes around the world. He is involved in numerous charities and actively speaks out about issues such as poverty, war, and animal rights. His humanitarian efforts have helped to make real change in people's lives.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Started as an Extra</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Aaron Paul started his career as an extra in small television shows before landing his first role in the hit show “Beverly Hills 90210” in 2000.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> First Auditioned for Jesse Pinkman's Best Friend</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Aaron Paul originally auditioned for the role of Jesse Pinkman's best friend in Breaking Bad, however he ended up winning the lead role of Jesse Pinkman himself.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Has a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Aaron Paul was awarded with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2015 for his accomplishments in television.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Hosted Saturday Night Live</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Aaron Paul was invited to host Saturday Night Live in 2013, making him only the second person from the Breaking Bad cast to do so.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Married His Long Time Girlfriend</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Aaron Paul married his long time girlfriend Lauren Parsekian in 2013 after dating for two years. The two are still happily married today.</p></div>


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