Paul Wesley Bio, Wiki, Actor, Age, Education, Height, Family, Wife, Children, and Career

Paul Wesley Biography

Paul Wesley is an American actor, director, and producer. He gained recognition for his portrayal of Stefan Salvatore in The Vampire Diaries from 2009 to 2017. He is also known for his current role as James T. Kirk in Star Trek: Strange New Worlds which started in 2022.

Paul Wesley Age| Birthday

How old is Wesley? He is around 41 years old as of 2023. He was born on July 23, 1982, in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States.

Paul Wesley Education

Wesley enrolled at Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, New Jersey, and spent part of his high school years at Marlboro High School. Commencing his theater studies in New York City, he later transferred from Marlboro High School to Lakewood Prep School in Howell, New Jersey, as it offered greater flexibility for his acting commitments. He began his college education at Rutgers University in New Jersey.

Paul Wesley Height|Weight

He stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs.

Paul Wesley Family

Wesley was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, to Tomasz and Agnieszka Wasilewski, who are of Polish descent. He was raised in Marlboro Township, New Jersey, with his elder sister Monika Emara (formerly Wasilewski), and two younger sisters, Leah and Julia.

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Paul Wesley Wife|Married

Wesley was first married to Torrey DeVitto an actress. They encountered each other and began their relationship in 2007 while working together on the film Killer Movie. They tied the knot in a ceremony held in New York City in April 2011. However, news emerged in July 2013 that they had submitted divorce papers. They finally got divorced in December 2013. Additionally, he got married to his second wife Ines de Ramon in February 2019 but eventually got divorced in 2022.

Paul Wesley Children| kids

Wesley likes to keep his personal life private, hence he has not disclosed information about whether he has children or not. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.

Paul Wesley Career

Wesley played the role of Luke Cates, one of the main cast members, in the short-lived CBS television series Wolf Lake. He also appeared in the 2008 CBS television film The Russell Girl and took on the lead role in the 2007 ABC Family miniseries Fallen. Wesley’s television roles include appearances in shows like 24, 8 Simple Rules, American Dreams, Army Wives, Cane, Everwood, Guiding Light, Smallville, and The O.C. Wesley gained prominence by starring as Stefan Salvatore in the teen drama television series The Vampire Diaries, starting with its premiere in September 2009 on The CW. In this series, he portrayed the younger brother of Damon Salvatore and the romantic interest of a 17-year-old girl named Elena Gilbert. His performance earned him two People’s Choice Award nominations.

In addition to his television work, Wesley has been involved in various films. In 2014, he co-starred in and produced Before I Disappear, which won the SXSW Film Festival Audience Award and competed at the Venice Film Festival’s “Venice Days” section. He also co-starred in Amira and Sam, acquired by Drafthouse Films in the same year. Wesley continued to expand his filmography with roles in Mother’s Day (2014), the announcement of his participation in the science fiction film Convergence, and co-starring in The Baytown Outlaws. In 2016, he appeared in the comedy film The Late Bloomer, and his other feature credits include HBO’s Shot in the Heart and Lionsgate’s Peaceful Warrior.

More Information

Beyond acting, Wesley ventured into directing, starting with episodes of The Vampire Diaries in its fifth season and producing the series from the beginning of season 8. In 2016, under his production company, Citizen Media, Wesley signed a deal with Warner Bros. Television to produce four new television shows. His theater work includes co-leading roles in off-Broadway productions such as Cal in Camo and Sensitive Skin. Wesley’s career further expanded with his involvement in the CBS All Access TV series Tell Me a Story in June 2018.

In 2019, his production company, Citizen Media, signed a development deal at Kapital Entertainment. He also directed episodes for shows like Shadowhunters and Roswell, New Mexico. Additionally, Wesley starred in the second episode of the Netflix miniseries Medal of Honor as Staff Sergeant Clint Romesha. On March 15, 2022, it was officially announced that Wesley would be portraying James T. Kirk in the second season of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds on Paramount+. He initially appeared as a guest star in the season one finale.

Other Works

Wesley received the Humane Generation Award in recognition of his efforts in farm animal welfare, particularly for his work with the Humane Society. Furthermore, Wesley has organized two fundraising initiatives on Represent.com to generate donations for charitable causes. In his initial campaign, he introduced a cat-themed shirt design to raise funds for The Humane Society of the United States, resulting in the sale of nearly 3,000 units. In his subsequent campaign, Wesley collaborated with his co-star from The Vampire Diaries, Ian Somerhalder, to release a limited-edition shirt featuring a fan-designed motif with the inscription “Blood Brothers Since 1864.” This campaign saw the sale of nearly 10,000 shirts. In 2020, Wesley, along with his former The Vampire Diaries co-star Ian Somerhalder, revealed the introduction of Brother’s Bond Bourbon, a straight bourbon whiskey.

Films and Television Shows

Films
  • The Last Run
  • Roll Bounce
  • Cloud 9
  • Lenexa, 1 Mile
  • Peaceful Warrior
  • Killer Movie
  • Elsewhere
  • Beneath the Blue
  • The Baytown Outlaws
  • Amira & Sam
  • Before I Disappear
  • The Late Bloomer
  • Mothers and Daughters
  • Killer Movie: Director’s Cut
  • History of Evil
Television Shows
  • Another World
  • Guiding Light
  • , Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
  • Shot in the Heart
  • Wolf Lake
  • The Education of Max Bickford
  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent
  • Young Arthur
  • American Dreams
  • The Edge
  • The O.C.
  • The Vampire Diaries
  • The Originals
  • Medal of Honor Tell Me a Story
  • Flowers in the Attic: The Origin
  • Star Trek: Strange New Worlds
Awards and nominations
  • Young Hollywood Awards
  • Teen Choice Awards
  • People’s Choice Awards
  • Northeast Film Festival
  • Saturn Awards

Paul Wesley Salary|Net Worth

Wesley has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earns from his career.

Frequently asked questions about Wesley

Who is Wesley ?

Paul Wesley is an American actor, director, and producer. He gained recognition for his portrayal of Stefan Salvatore in The Vampire Diaries from 2009 to 2017. He is also known for his current role as James T. Kirk in Star Trek: Strange New Worlds which started in 2022.

Is Wesley Married?

Wesley was first married to Torrey DeVitto an actress. They encountered each other and began their relationship in 2007 while working together on the film Killer Movie. They tied the knot in a ceremony held in New York City in April 2011. However, news emerged in July 2013 that they had submitted divorce papers. They finally got divorced in December 2013. Additionally, he got married to his second wife Ines de Ramon in February 2019 but eventually got divorced in 2022.

Where does Wesley Live?

This information is under review and will be available soon.

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