Aaron Paul was born Aaron Paul Sturtevant in Emmett, Idaho, on August 27, 1979. His father, Robert Sturtevant, was a Baptist minister.
At age 12, Paul was inspired to become an actor after watching an episode of "Beverly Hills, 90210."
Paul struggled with financial issues early in his career and once lived in a friend's walk-in closet to save on rent.
He began his acting career in 1996, appearing in a music video for the band Korn's song "Thoughtless."
Aaron Paul made his television debut on an episode of "The Price Is Right" in 2000, ultimately losing at the Showcase Showdown.
In 2006, he starred in a short-lived television series called "Big Love," playing the role of Scott Quittman.
Paul almost quit acting after a series of unsuccessful auditions, but his role as Jesse Pinkman in "Breaking Bad" rejuvenated his career.
In 2019, Aaron Paul launched his own mezcal brand called Dos Hombres, along with his "Breaking Bad" co-star Bryan Cranston.
In addition to his work as an actor and producer, Aaron Paul is also involved in various charitable causes, including the Kind Campaign, which aims to combat bullying and promote kindness among young girls.
He is the only actor to win the Emmy award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series three times for the same role.
Paul is an avid car enthusiast and owns a vintage 1965 Shelby Cobra and a 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS.
As of 2021, Aaron Paul's net worth is estimated to be $20 million, thanks to his successful acting career and various endorsements.