Paul Dano

Paul Dano is a well-known American Actor. Apart from acting, he is also a producer, screenwriter, and director. He started small by doing stage plays, television, and later, he did films. His acting career started at the age of 10 years, and since then, he has been actively involved here to date.

Paul is also a lead guitarist of the band known as Mook that has played at several festivals as well. In 2018, he released a movie called “Wildlife” based on the novel by Richard Ford, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Carey Mulligan. He is a well-established actor in the Hollywood film industry.

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Biography and Early Life

Paul Dano was born in New York, United States, on  19th June 1984. His parents are Paul A. Dano, who is his father, and Gladys Dano, his mother. Paul is an American by Nationality, and he belongs to the White-American ethnicity.

His father was a businessman in New York, but he later shifted to Wilton, Connecticut. Paul was born with her sister Sarah Dano where Paul is the older one. He is recently 36 years old. From childhood, Dano has been associated with theatre. His father and his mother are encouraged by his performance.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Paul Dano in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Paul Dano’s age is 37 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 19 June 1984. Though, he is 6′ 1″ in feet and inches and  180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 170 lbs in Pound and 77kg in Kilograms.


Paul started his education at the Browning School. He later graduated from Wilton High school year 2002, where after graduating from his high school level, he later completed his higher studies at Eugene Lane College.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Looking at the personal life of Paul Dano, he is currently not married. The good thing is that he is in a romantic relationship with Zoe Kazan, who is an actress. They have been dating since 2007 and have been appearing in public together in several functions. Together they are blessed with a daughter who was born in 2018. They are currently staying together with their daughter in Boerum Hill, where they are happy together. Paul Dano has been lucky not to be involved in any kind of rumors.

Is Paul Dano Gay?

Paul Dano has a straight orientation as he is not gay. He has neither been involved in any form of rumors of being gay in his life. He is in a relationship and also has a daughter.

Professional Career

Paul began his career where he has made his screen debut in Inherit the Wind. He got his first major role at sixteen in L.I.E. He later appeared in the T.V movie as a young dad. In the year 2004, he starred as Kiltz in the romantic comedy ‘The Girl Next Door.’ Paul Dano played supporting roles in the films ’The Ballad of Jack and Rose’ and ‘The King.’

Dano performed so many stage productions such as ‘Things We Want’ and ‘A Thousand Clowns.’ He came to greater attention when he appeared as Dwayne, a voluntarily mute teenage boy, in the comedic drama flick ’Little Miss Sunshine.’ He later did films ‘Fast Food Nation’ and ‘Weapons.’

In the year 2008, Paul starred as Brian Weathersby in ‘Gigantic,’ about a guy seeking to adopt a Chinese baby. He also got a chance to play Rocco Mark Webber in Marks Webber’s directorial debut ‘Explicit Ills.’ He also collaborated with Brian Cox for a low-budget film known as ’The Good Heart’ in 2009. He played the genius inventor in the 2010’s action Knight and Day’. Paul appeared in a supporting role in the sci-fi film “Cowboys and Aliens” in the year 2011.

In 2013 Dano earned the Academy Award for Best picture along with numerous other awards in the film’12 Years a Slave’. He portrayed a younger version of Brian Wilson, the Beach Boy founder, in the biopic’ Love &Mercy year 2014. His performance in the flick gained him a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Paul was featured in six episodes of the historical period drama ‘War& Peace’ and ‘Youth’ in 2015 and 2016.

He played David Sweat in the TV series ‘Escape at Dannemora,’ and that’s when he made his directorial debut with ‘Wildlife,’ a drama film based on the novel of the same name by Richard Ford in 2018. On October 2019, Dano was cast as The Riddler in Matt Reeves’s forthcoming 2021 film The Batman.


In 2007, Paul won a Screen Actors Guild Award. He has also won awards from the Stockholm Film Festival, National Board of Review [USA], Deauville Film Festival, Phoenix Film Critics Society, Independent Spirit Awards, Fantasport, chlotrudis Awards, and Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Paul Dano in 2021

Paul Dano earns a huge amount of money from his acting career and fame in the entertainment industry. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is said to be $15 million. He also earns $3 million for appearing in movies and TV series.

Paul Dano can be described as a determined man in matters career. He started it at his young age where he has many movies which have made him famous till to date. His debut in several TV shows and Series together with movies is a clear depiction of his successful career ranging from acting to a producer, screenwriter, and director career.


Facts of Paul Franklin Dano

  • Gender Male
  • full namePaul Franklin Dano
  • birthplaceNew York City
  • Date of Birth June 19, 1984
  • Age 39 years 5 months
  • Horoscope Gemini
  • Lucky Number 11
  • Lucky Stone Agate
  • Lucky Color Yellow
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius, Libra
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionunknown
  • net worth$15 Million
  • professionActor
  • weightIn Kilograms – 77 Kg, In Pounds – 170 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres –  180cm, In Feet and Inches – 6′ 1″
  • hair colorLight Brown
  • high schoolBrowning school

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