Paul Feig Height, Weight, Family, Facts, Spouse, Education, Biography

Paul Feig Height, Weight, Family, Facts, Spouse, Education, Biography
Paul Feig Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 73 kg
Date of Birth September 17, 1962
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Spouse Laurie Karon

Paul Feig is an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter who is best known for directing films such as Bridesmaids (2011), Spy (2015), and Ghostbusters (2016). He is also well recognized for being the creator of the teen comedy-drama TV series Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000) and the sci-fi comedy TV series Other Space (2015).

Born Name

Paul Samuel Feig

Nick Name

Paul

Paul Feig as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2021
Paul Feig as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2021 (Paul Feig / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Mount Clemens, Macomb County, Michigan, United States

Residence

Burbank, San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Paul had graduated, in 1980, from the Chippewa Valley High School, a public school in Clinton Township, Michigan. After his high school graduation, he had joined the Wayne State University, a public research university in Detroit, Michigan. After a year there, he had taken a transfer to the USC School of Cinematic Arts (then known as the USC School of Cinema-Television), a media school within the University of Southern California, a private research university in Los Angeles. He had graduated from there in 1984.

Occupation

Actor, Director, Producer, Screenwriter

Paul Feig as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2020
Paul Feig as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2020 (Paul Feig / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Sanford William Feig (Former Retail Store Owner)
  • Mother – Elaine Elizabeth Feig (née Artingstall) (Former Telephone Operator)
  • Others – Philip Meyer Feig (Paternal Grandfather), Chaika ‘Clara’ Goldenberg (Paternal Grandmother), Samuel Artingstall (Maternal Grandfather), Ethel Hinton Whitehead (Maternal Grandmother)

Net Worth

In 2021, Paul Feig’s net worth was $30 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

73 kg or 161 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Paul has dated –

  1. Laurie Karon (1994-Present) – Paul had married producer Laurie Karon on September 23, 1994.

Paul Feig and Laurie Karon, as seen in Deccember 2020
Paul Feig and Laurie Karon, as seen in December 2020 (Paul Feig / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Caucasian

He is of Ashkenazi Jewish (Hungarian and Romanian) descent on his father’s side and English and Scottish descent on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Gray

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Lanky frame
  • Side-parted, wavy hair
  • Clean-shaven look

Paul Feig as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2020
Paul Feig as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2020 (Paul Feig / Instagram)

Paul Feig Facts

  1. After Paul had moved to Los Angeles to study at the University of Southern California, he had worked as a tour guide at Universal Studios in Hollywood. He had also started a stand-up comedy act which had helped him land minor roles in various TV shows.
  2. In 1985, he had won USD 29k on a TV game show called The $10,000 Pyramid (which was known as The $25,000 Pyramid at that time). He had used this money to fund his work as a stand-up comedian.
  3. A famous quirk of his is that he wears a suit and tie when he directs.
  4. In 2005, he had published his memoir called Superstud: Or How I Became a 24-Year-Old Virgin. The title of the book was based on a line from an episode named Looks and Books from his TV series Freaks and Geeks.
  5. His last name is pronounced Feeg.
  6. In 2018, he had directed a TV commercial for Diet Coke which was shown during the year’s Super Bowl.
  7. In 2020, during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, he had started a series of social media live streams from his home where he would entertain his followers by making cocktails. He also used to promote the work of several charitable organizations and would urge his audience to contribute to their work.
  8. He owns a wine/spirits manufacturing company called Artingstall’s Gin which is named after his mother’s family name.

Featured Image by Paul Feig / Instagram

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