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Paul Teutul Sr. Bio, Age, Net Worth, Salary, Divorce, Wife, Kids, Height

Paul Teutul Sr. Bio, Age, Net Worth, Salary, Divorce, Wife, Kids, Height

Paul Teutul Sr.  is a famous American producer, actor, and businessman too. He is also a founder of Orange County Choppers which is a company that manufactures custom bikes. Paul came into the limelight after he released his reality television series, American ChopperBesides that, Teutul also wrote two books about fabricating automobiles. He first appeared on the show with his sons Paul Teutul Jr. and Michael Teutul.

Rumors about Paul Teutul Sr’s Death

On social media flooded the news of former American chopper celebrity Paul Teutul Sr. death in April 2016.  In the website of gasoline, Iron Demons published an article about his death. According to this article, he killed in a motorcycle accident in Louisiana. His motorcycle was hit in Greta by an SUV.

Later on, his fans posted the news on Twitter and sometimes it was a frenzy. After this rumor, Orange County Choppers made it clear on his official site that Teutul’s dying hell is false news. According to his statement:

There are a lot of rumors floating around that Paul Sr. was in an accident and is either in critical condition or has passed away. These are false and Paul Sr. is alive and well! Thanks to everybody for all your concern and messages.

After this statement, soon, he stated with his public Facebook page, in which he clarified that he still alive and it is a false rumor.

Who is Paul Teutul Sr. Married to?

Paul Teutul married twice in his life. Previously, he married Paula Teutul in 1969. The couple divorced in 1995. They share three sons named Daniel Teutul, Michael Teutul, Paul Teutul Jr.and one daughter Cristin Teutul.

 All his sons work in the same profession. His daughter Christin Teutul is a nurse. His eldest son Teutul Jr. dismissed from the business because of regular disagreements with his brothers and father. Since then he has become self-employed as Paul Jr. Designs.

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Caption: Paul Teutul Sr. with his ex-wife

After the divorce with Paula, he again married Beth Ann Santos in July 2007. However, he could not last long with his second wife. The couple broke up in 2012. They were officially divorced in February 2015. In addition, he loves the tattoo very much.

He is also known for his cool tattoos. From time to time it has been recognized that he receives tattoos to show his feelings, or to say something.


Paul Teutul was born as a Paul John Teutul on May 1, 1949, in Yonkers, New York. As of 2019, his age is 70 years old with his birth sign Taurus. He is the son of Paul Teutul, Sr. (father). He holds an American nationality and belongs to a white ethnic background.

In his early days, Teutul sailed during the war as a member of the Merchant Navy. In which board department he served is still unknown. He attends Pearl River High School in New York. 


In Orange County, John Teutul founded his own company Ironworks. His son Daniel Teutul served as a manager. Teutul started working to build custom bikes for his pleasure. He inspired by many custom bikes that appeared on the street and in movies as well. In 1999, he left the Orange County Ironworks and built the Orange County Choppers.

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Caption: Paul Teutul Sr. with his friends

He offered his son Teutul Jr. And started selling custom bikes. In the year 2006, he released his first book, Orange County Choppers, with his son Paul Teutul Senior. Later, he released his second book The Ride of Lifetime in 2009. Also, he has produced and starred in some Hollywood movies and series such as Wild Hogs and My Name is Earl.

He has also appeared in numerous TV series. From 2009-10, he has produced his own documentary series American Chopper. In 2010 he appeared in a short documentary “American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior” next to his son. From 2015 to 16 he featured in another reality series by Orange County Choppers: American Made.

What is Paul Teutul Sr Net Worth?

In 2017 The net worth of Paul Teutul Sr was $15 million. He is known for his classic car collection from the years 1940-1960. He also has a number of Corvette; each worth $79,000. Currently, his net worth estimated at $500 million. In a per episode of American Choppers, he generated $100k. In 2009, he earned his highest income of $16,500,000. He annually earns $ 1 million.

In the year 2018 March, he filed for bankruptcy of Chapter 13 in New York as his Discovery Channel show is to be televised again, Daily Mail reported. He claimed that his creditors owed over $ 1 million and were worth $1.8 million. Paul earns over $15,000 a month and spends 12,612 dollars a month, according to the website. Also, he has medical bills worth more than $2,000. In this paper, he listed that his job still Fabricator, with a monthly salary of $ 13,398. He did not mention TV work there.

Teutul owns over 20 classic cars from the 50s of the 1940s. He listed his luxury home in Montogomery, New York, worth $2.9 million in 2017. The house is set in 38 acres of grounds with a hot tub, pool house, gazebo, volleyball court, and water features.

How tall is Paul Teutul Sr? 

Paul’s Teutul Sr stands on the height of 6 feet 1 inch and weight of 98kg. He has got a gray hair color and brown eyes color.

Facts of Paul Teutul Sr. Bio, Age, Net Worth, Salary, Divorce, Wife, Kids, Height

Full NamePaul Teutul Sr.
Net Worth$20 Million
Date Of BirthMay 1, 1949
Age 73 years 2 months
Place Of BirthYonkers, New York, USA
Height6 feet 1 inch
Weight98 Kg
ProfessionTelevision Personality, TV Show Producer, Co-founder of Orange County Choppers, Businessman
EducationBeth Ann Santos (m. 2007), Paula Teutul (m. ?–1995)
PartnerJoan Kay
SpouseBeth Dillon (m. 2007- 2015), Paula Teutul
ChildrenPaul Teutul Jr., Michael Teutul, Cristin Teutul, Daniel Teutul
ParentsPaul Teutul, Sr.
SiblingsMichael Teutul, Daniel Teutul, Cristin Teutul
Star SignTaurus
AwardsASTRA Awards for Favourite International Personality or Actor (2007, 2006)
Movies“Easy Rider” (1969)
TV Shows“American Chopper” (2003-2010), “Orange County Choppers”, “Long Way Round”, “King of The Hill”, “Late Show with David Letterman”, “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”, “Celebrity Apprentice 5”

Quick Facts of Paul Teutul Sr. Bio, Age, Net Worth, Salary, Divorce, Wife, Kids, Height

# Fact
1 Release of his book, "Orange County Choppers: The Tale of the Teutuls" by Paul with Paul Teutul Jr., Michael Teutul, Keith Zimmerman and Kent Zimmerman. [2006]
2 Release of his book, "The Ride of a Lifetime". [2009]
3 Married American Chopper: The Series (2003) cast mate Beth Dillon before 130 guests at their home in Montgomery, NY. Fans will get a chance to see the groom's customized, sleeveless tuxedo and bride's white, strapless wedding dress when the show makes its season debut in the Fall.
4 Finished 3rd in the World Poker Tour "American Chopper vs. Trading Spaces" special.
5 Has four children: Paul Teutul Jr., Daniel, Michael Teutul and Cristin.

Trademarks of Paul Teutul Sr. Bio, Age, Net Worth, Salary, Divorce, Wife, Kids, Height

# Trademark
1 His big handlebar mustache

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