Paul Walker Biography
Paul Walker was an American actor, widely recognized for his portrayal of Brian O’Connor in the street-racing action film “The Fast and the Furious.” Having active from 1984 to 2013, he appeared in films such as Joy Ride, Timeline, Into the Blue, Eight Below, and Running Scared.
Paul Walker had a daughter named, Meadow from his girlfriend, Rebecca Soteros. He was also engaged to Jasmine Pilchard-Gosnell in 2008 but they ended their engagement in 2013. Walker died on November 2013 in a fatal car crash in Santa Clarita, California.
Paul Walker Early Life & Education
Paul William Walker IV was born on 12th September 1973, California. He was the son of Cheryl, a fashion model, and Paul William Walker III, a sewer contractor and a two-time Golden Gloves champion fighter. He has four siblings named Cody Walker, Caleb Walker, Amie Walker and Ashlie Walker.
Paul Walker received a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and his grandfather was a professional boxer. Growing up in the Sunland community of Los Angeles, he enrolled his high school in the San Fernando Valley. Then, he graduated from Sun Valley’s Village Christian School in 1991.
Paul was served as a part of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. After completing his high school, he attended several community colleges in Southern California, majoring in marine biology.
Paul Walker Acting Career
At the age of two, he started modeling and working as a child actor, appearing in commercials for Pampers and Showbiz Pizza. After making his appearances in the shows such as Touched by an Angel and Highway to Heaven, Walker made his big-screen debut in the horror film “spoof Monster in Your Closet” playing Professor” Bennett in 1986.
Paul performed Brandon Collins on the CBS soap opera “The Young and the Restless” in 1993. He along with actress Heather Tom starred Victoria Newman, chosen for Outstanding Lead Actor and Actress at the ‘Youth in Film Awards.’
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In 1998, Walker made his first lead role in the comedy film “Meet the Deedles,” where he played Phil Deedle, and from there he finally gained fame. Soon, consequently led to maintaining roles in the movies Pleasantville (1998), Varsity Blues (1999), She’s All That (1999), and The Skulls (2000).
In 2001, his big role came when he led opposite Vin Diesel in the favorable action film “The Fast and the Furious.” The film set him as a notable film star and accompanying man and pointed to his reprise of the character in the 2003 “sequel 2 Fast 2 Furious”. Along with Gal Gadot, Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel.
Then, he began to process his career with lead roles in movies such as Joy Ride, Timeline, and Into the Blue. He had a promoting role in Clint Eastwood’s adaptation of Flags of Our Fathers (2006).
Paul reprised his character in the fifth part of “The Fast and the Furious series, Fast Five” in 2011” and again in” Fast & Furious 6″ in 2013. For this film, he won the 2014 MTV Movie Award as a best on-screen duo, with Vin Diesel. Walker also became a part of an ensemble cast in Wayne Kramer’s “Pawn Shop Chronicles” in 2013, which was his last film released before his death.
Paul Walker Married, Dating, Childre, Wife, Girlfriend
Paul Walker had a daughter named, Meadow from his girlfriend, Rebecca Soteros. He was also engaged to Jasmine Pilchard-Gosnell in 2008 but they ended their engagement in 2013. Paul Walker also dated to Denise Richards (1993), Rebecca McBrain (1998 – 1999), Christina Milian (1999 – 2000), Bliss Ellis (1999 – 2003), Aubrianna Atwell (2003) and Amanda Paige (2004 – 2005).
“Reflecting on my father, I found myself reflecting on his passions. His passion for the ocean, his passion for rescuing animals, his passion for helping people and his passion for spontaneous goodwill. I wanted to start this foundation because I want to share that piece of him with the world. I want to share that part of him with others. I am tremendously proud to be launching The #PaulWalkerFoundation (@paulwalkerfdn) on his birthday. I can’t think of a better way to celebrate my father. #DoGood” – @meadowwalker #regram Show your love for #PaulWalker on his birthday by supporting the newly launched @paulwalkerfdn! http://paulwalkerfoundation.org #DoGood #PaulWalkerFoundation – #TeamPW
Paul Walker Car Accident Death
Paul died at the age of 40 in a car accident on 30th November 2013. He was in the fare seat of a Porsche when the operator lost control and struck a tree. The car burst into fires, and both their bodies were cremated beyond recognition.
Soon after his death, the Hurricane Katrina meant movie “Hours,” which he finished initial in 2013, was freed on 13th December 2013.
He also completed the action film “Brick Mansions,” a transform of the French film District 13, which was cleared in April 2014. At the time of his death, he was filming “Furious 7“, which was released in July 2014. Walker was also determined to play Agent 47 in the video game ‘adaptation Hitman: Agent 47‘ but expired before production began.
Diesel became Walker’s daughter Meadow’s godfather following Walker’s death. Paul Walker was the originator of “Reach Out Worldwide” (ROW), an organization for implementing support efforts to regions ravaged by natural disasters like earthquakes and hurricanes.
Paul Walker Net Worth, Income, Salary, Earning
The 6′ 2″ actor was elected to be one of the young stars highlighted on the cover of ‘Vanity Fair’s annual Hollywood issue’ in April 2000. While the other stars on the cover, sat and tried their best to look sexy and serious, Paul grinned brightly and showed why he is not part of the norm.
Paul earned a good sum of money during his career. He featured in several hit movies through which he obtained a good sum of money as salary. He also receives a decent amount of money from several fashion lines and brands as an endorsement. Allocating information from several sources as of 2014, it is found out that his expected net worth was $25 million.