Paul Adelstein

Inside Biography

American television and film actor, Paul Adelstein is known best for playing the role of Paul Kellerman in the famous TV show Prison Break.

Early Life And Education Of Paul Adelstein

He was born on April 29, 1969. He was born to a Reform Jewish family in Chicago, Illinois. He spent his early childhood days in Chicago. 

He did his schooling from the Francis W. Parker School and then attended the Bowdoin College to pursue his further education. He graduated with a degree in English with Phi Beta Kappa and summa c u m laude.

Paul Adelstein's Career

Due to his interest in acting, he started his career in theatre and worked with New Crime Productions. He later collaborated with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company.

His most notable performance till date came up with his role in the Fox television, mystery series, Prison Break on 2005. His role came up as the government operative Paul Kellerman while he had auditioned for the role of Lincoln Burrows. This famous show led him to rise in fame and popularity and he was cast next into the medical drama Private Practice.

He stayed in the show from 2007 and stayed there till six seasons until 2013. As of 2013-2014, he had been appearing regularly in the series Scandal. As of now, he appears as Jake Novak in the show Girlfriends’ Guide to divorce as Abby McCarthy’s husband. The show which was premiered in 2014 is still continuing.

Apart from being an actor, Paul is a good musician as well. He is the lead singer as well as the guitarist of the band Doris which started in the late nineties. Several albums have been recorded by him along with the band and he has sung and written songs for most of those albums.

Paul Adelstein's Personal Life

Paul moved to Los Angeles at the age of 34, in 2003 and currently lives there. He is an avid supporter of the Cleveland Browns of the NFL. Adelstein is a married man with a daughter. His spouse is the famous actress Liza Well who is known for her portrayal of Paris Giller on Gilmore Girls. 

Their daughter, Josephine Elizabeth Well-Adelstein was born on 2010. The couple’s relationship seems to be going on pretty well as there have not been rumors regarding problems in their marriage leading to split. They married on November 2006 and by the looks of it, it can be very well said that their relationship will continue for a long more time to come.  

Paul Adelstein's Net Worth And Salary

Paul Adelstein’s net worth is $2 million at present at present. His net worth can be attributed to his exquisite acting skills and music career. His plays negative as well as positive roles, all of which are appreciated by the audience around the world. His biography can be found and read on wiki and other such sites by fans who would like to gain an insight to his career and personal life.

He has appeared in several TV series including Cupid, ER, Without a Trace, and Scrubs, and has played a number of significant supporting roles in films such as Bedazzled (2000), Intolerable Cruelty (2003), Memoirs of a Geisha (2005), and Be Cool (2005).

As the lead singer and guitarist of a band Doris, he has recorded several albums and has written songs for them as well. He played the lead role in Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce, which premiered in late 2014 as the first scripted original series for Bravo.

by Bchrome, 06 Dec, 2015

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