Aleks Paunovic

Inside Biography

 The former boxing champion, Aleks Paunovic started his acting career in 1994 from the TV film, Heads. Paunovic is best known for playing the character Gustus in sci-fi drama TV series, The 100. He is also popular for his recurring role as Julien Dupont in The CW’s TV series, iZombie. Paunovic is in a long-term relationship with actress, Aliyah O’Brien.

Early Life And Education Of Aleks Paunovic

Aleks Paunovic was born to Croatian descent mother and Serbian descent father on 29th June 1969 in Winnipeg, Canada. Paunovic is Cancer which defines his personality to be deeply intuitive and sentimental.

Paunovic started boxing at a young age. He used to be a champion boxer until a shoulder injury at the 1999 Pan American Games. Before starting his career in acting, he was in a rock band.

Aleks Paunovic's Career

 TV Series

Aleks Paunovic started his acting career in 1994 as Roderick from the black comedy TV film, Heads directed by Paul Shapiro. Back to back, Paunovic worked in a number of TV series including, Jeremiah, John Deo, Mutant X, Cold Squad, Maneater, Bionic Woman, InSecurity, and Zapped among others.

Paunovic, however, is popular for his roles in

TV Series Role IMDB Rating Cast Members
The 100 (2014-15) Gustus 7.8 Matie Avgeropoulos, Eliza Taylor, Bob Morley and Lindsey Morgan.
iZombie (2015) Julien Dupont 8.0 Rahul Kohli, Rose Mclver, Robert Buckley and David Anders

His latest TV work includes 2017's reality competitive TV series, Hell's Kitchen where he appeared as a guest.


Paunovic debuted in the movie, Wishmaster: The Prophecy Fulfilled as Brick in 2002. The same year, he appeared in spy comedy film, I Spy with Eddie Murphy, Owen Wilson, and Famke Janssen.

His other works are Personal Effects, Transparency, Vendetta, Blcakway, Numb and War for the Planet of the Apes. As of 2018, he is working in movies like Puppet Killer, Violation, Siberia, Hard Power and Giganthropithicus which are all in the post-production phase.

Aleks Paunovic's Net Worth

Aleks Paunovic has an estimated net worth of $1 million, but, the amount is still under review. Paunovic worked in several hit movies that made an impressive box office collection.

Here is the list of his hit movies:

Movies Budget Box Office Collection IMDB Rating Cast Members
The Marine 3: Homefront (2013) $1.5 million $5 million 4.9 The Miz, Neal McDonough, Ashley Bell and Camille Sullivan.
War of the Planet of the Apes (2017) $150 million $490.7 million 7.5 Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn and Amiah Miller

Besides, Paunovic is involved in several charity works. He is a supporter of baby2bay organization which helps to provide essential stuff to the low-income family to take care of their children.

Aleks Paunovic’s Personal Life

The former boxer, Aleks Paunovic is in a long-term relationship with talented Canadian actress Aliyah O’Brien. In an interview, Paunovic told something about O’Brien,

‘’ She’s probably one of the most grounding people I’ve ever been around. She’s showing me what being happy is about. I get in my head. I get into wanting more, which automatically gets you comparing yourself with other people. No matter where you are in your career, there’s always someone else who’s at a higher level than where you aspire to be at, so you beat yourself up because you’re not there — or you’re just happy with the journey. She really shows me the journey, which is great.’’

The couple posts several pictures on their social media. They seem to share a healthy relationship without any break-up rumors.

As a child Paunovic was bullied. As of 2018, he is supporting the Red Cross/ Impact Anti-Bullying Campaign to stop bullying.

Here is the video where Aleks Paunovic talks about his works:

by saru, 06 Jun, 2018

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