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Paul Walker’s Biography

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  • Full Name: Paul William Walker IV
  • Age: 40 (September 12, 1973- November 13, 2013)
  • Father: William Walker III
  • Mother: Cheryl Walker
  • Brother(s): Cody Walker, Caleb Walker.
  • Sister(s): Amie Walker, Ashlie Walker.
  • Marital Status: Single.
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo.
  • Known For: Joy Ride (2001), Fast and Furious franchise films. Timeline (2003), Into the blue (2005).
  • Net Worth: $ 25 Million approx.

 Paul Walker’s Favorites

  • Hobbies: Archery, Range rifle shooting, Car enthusiast.
  • Favorite Movies: The Big Blue (1988).
  • Favorite Color: Orange.
Paul William Walker
Paul William Walker

Paul William Walker IV, a.k.a Paul Walker, was a famous American actor. He is known for acting in the Fast and Furious franchise, TimelineInto the Blue, and many other movies. 

He was born on September 2, 1973, in Glendale, California. Although, he grew up in San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles. 

He died in a car accident on November 30, 2013. 

 His father was William Walker III, a sewer contractor and former amateur boxer. He was a two-time Golden gloves champion. His mother’s name was Cheryl Walker, a fashion model. He had a mixed ancestry of English, German, Swiss and Irish. 

Little Paul with His Parents
Little Paul with His Parents

Walker had four siblings Aimee, Ashlie, Caleb, and Cody. He was the eldest of all. 

Paul Walker’s Education

Paul Walker completed his graduation from Village Christian School in 1991. After that, he attended different community colleges in Southern California. He was majoring in Marine biology. 

Paul Walker’s Career Journey

Early Career:

Paul Walker started his career as a toddler. At the age of two, he starred in a commercial for Pampers. Later, he starred in another commercial for Showbiz Pizza in 1984.

He also appeared on various television shows until 1996. However, he secured his first leading role for television in 1987 in a sitcom named “Throb.”

Walker started his film career in 1986. He started his film career in the movie “Monster in the Closet.” The following year, he also starred in a science fiction film.

Meet the deedles Movie Poster
Meet the deedles Movie Poster

However, he secured his first feature role in “Meet the Deedles” in 1998. It was commercially and critically unsuccessful.

He starred in supporting roles in various movies, including Pleasantville (1998), Varsity Blues (1999), She’s All That (1999), and The Skulls (2000).

Mid-Career: 

Paul Walker received his most significant break in 2001, landed a leading role in ‘The Fast and The Furious.’ This franchise took Paul to a new level. 

The Casts of Fast & Furious 1
The Casts of Fast & Furious 1

Two years later, the same franchise came back with its sequel, ‘2 Fast 2 Furious’. The sequel earned much more than the first one. 

Walker appeared in other action movies named Timeline (2003), Into the Blue (2005), and Running Scared (2006).

In 2009, Paul Walker again appeared in ‘Fast & Furious. The film becomes the highest-grossing film up until then. He received numerous praise during that time. In 2010, he starred in a heist movie named “Takers.”

Walker was nominated for Choice Movie Actor Action at the 2011 Teen Choice and nominated for Choice Movie: Chemistry with Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson. 

Fast & Furious 5

He founded a film production company named Laguna Ridge Pictures in 2012. 

Even after his death, four films of his got released, naming thriller film Hours (2013), the action film Brick Mansions (2014), a remake of the French film District 13 (2004).

Paul Walker’s Relationship:

Paul Walker was never married. However, he had a daughter named Meadow Rain Walker. She used to live with her mother in Hawaii. Her mother’s name was Rebecca Soteros. 

Paul with Meadow

He made Vin Diesel her daughter’s godfather. Walker shared a close bond with VIN.

However, Paul Walker was engaged to Jasmine Pilchard-Gosnell (2008 – 2013). 

Paul Walker’s Awards

Paul Walker has earned numerous awards and nominations. He earned honors in Hollywood Breakthrough Award, MTV Movie Award, Teen Choice Award, Young Hollywood Award, and many more.

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