Darby Rudd’s Wiki: Who is Paul Rudd and Julie Yaeger’s daughter?

April 18, 2024
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Who is Darby Rudd?

Darby Rudd was born in Rhinebeck, New York State, USA in 2010 – her exact date of birth hasn’t been revealed, but her zodiac sign is said to be Aquarius, and she holds American nationality. She’s only known for being the daughter of the famous American actor and moviemaker Paul Rudd.

Early life and education

Darby is being raised in Rhinebeck, alongside her older brother Jack Sullivan (born in 2006) by their father, and their mother Julie Yaeger, who worked at a publicist’s office when she met Paul.

Darby is currently attending a local elementary school, and it’s said that she has become interested in acting, looking up to her father; Paul has apparently taken her to a couple of his movie sets, which is how Darby fell in love with acting.


It’s also believed that she was enrolled at school for the performing arts when she was only six years old, and that she has already appeared in a couple of school plays.

Darby should be enrolling at high school in 2024.

Hobbies and other interests

Darby apparently spends a lot of her spare time outdoors, as she enjoys being with her friends, and walking around her neighborhood.

She likes to play video games on her Nintendo Switch console, and her favorite is “Animal Crossing”.

Darby is a huge lover of animals, and apparently has a Maltese pet dog.

She’s into watching movies in the evening, and her favorite actor and actress are Jim Carrey and Julia Roberts, while a couple of her favorite films include “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective – When Nature Calls”, “Bruce Almighty” and “Liar Liar”.


Darby is interested in dancing, and has been practicing since she was four.

Age, height and net worth

Darby’s age is 11. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 4ft 5ins (1.35m) and she weighs around 70lbs (30kgs).

As of December 2021, Darby doesn’t have her own independent net worth, but her father Paul’s net worth has been estimated at over $70 million.

Who is her father Paul Rudd?

Paul Stephen Rudd was born in Passaic, New Jersey USA, on 6 April 1969 – his zodiac sign is Aries, and he holds American nationality. He has appeared in close to 150 movies and TV series, and is probably known best for his portrayal of the lead character Scott Lang aka Ant-Man, in the 2015 action adventure comedy movie “Ant-Man”.

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It was directed by Peyton Reed, also starred Michael Douglas and Corey Stoll, and follows the cat burglar Scott Lang, who has a super-suit which allows him to shrink himself; the movie won four of the 39 awards for which it was nominated, including a BAFTA Film Award nomination.

Paul was raised in Passaic alongside his sister Mandi Rudd Arnold, by their British father who was an historical tour guide, who passed away in 2008, and their British mother Gloria Irene Granville who was a sales manager. When Paul was 10, the family moved to Lenexa in Kansas, while he then spent three years in Anaheim in California; he spent some time attending Broadmoor Junior High in Kansas, before switching to Shawnee Mission West High School, from which he matriculated in 1987.


It was during this time that Paul became interested in acting, appearing in numerous school and theatre plays. He subsequently studied at the University of Kansas, from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in theatre in 1991.

He launched his acting career in 1992, with his portrayal of Kirby Quimby Philby in the drama series “Sisters”, while a couple of Paul’s following roles were in the 1995 slasher movie “Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers”, the 1999 comedy movie “200 Cigarettes” and the 2000 action movie “Gen-Y Cops”.

Paul gained recognition when he played Mike Hannigan in the critically acclaimed comedy series “Friends” in 2002, and in 2004, he portrayed Brian Fantana in the hit comedy film “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy”, written and directed by Adam McKay, it starred Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate and Steve Carell, and follows the most popular newsman in San Diego Ron Burgundy, who now has to compete against a new show anchor; the movie won one of the 14 awards for which it was nominated.

Some of Paul’s following notable performances were in the 2008 romantic comedy movie “Forgetting Sarah Marshall”, the 2009 buddy comedy movie “I Love You, Man” and the 2011 hit comedy film “Our Idiot Brother”; he reprised his role as Brian Fantana in the 2013 sequel “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues”.

Most recently, in 2021, Paul started playing the lead character Ike, in the drama series “The Shrink Next Door”. It was created by Georgia Pritchett, also stars Will Ferrell and Kathryn Hahn, and follows Marty who has started seeing the therapist Dr. Ike, and who has now taken control over his life.

For his acting skills, Paul has won nine of the 36 awards for which he’s been nominated.


He’s a huge fan of sports, and today cheers for the Kansas City Royals competing in Major League Baseball (MLB), and for Kansas City Chiefs competing in National Football League (NFL).

On 1 July 2015, Paul received his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Who is Darby’s mother Julie Yaeger?

Julie Alison Yaeger was born in New York State on 13 August 1968 – her zodiac sign is Leo, and she holds American nationality. She’s a former publicist, film writer and producer, who’s probably known best for being Paul Rudd’s wife.

Julie was raised in New York State by her father Fred Yaeger, and her mother; nothing is known about her parents, because she respects their privacy, and as Julie hasn’t spoken of having any siblings, most of her fans believe her to be an only child.


She became interested in acting while attending Whitesboro High School, but wasn’t really given an opportunity to pursue a career as an actress. Julie then turned to creative writing, and upon matriculating in 1986, she enrolled at Saint Josh Fisher College, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in marketing, strategic communication in 1990.

Julie worked various jobs for the following seven years, and gained recognition in 1997, when she worked as a unit publicist on the romantic movie “Niagara, Niagara”, and the romantic comedy film “Mr. Jealousy”. The same year saw her as an assistant to Linda Fiorentino, during the shooting of the critically acclaimed action adventure comedy movie “Men in Black”.


It was directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, also starred Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith, and follows a police officer who has just joined a secret organization which is responsible for the aliens living on Earth; the movie won 23 awards, including an Oscar for Best Makeup, while it was nominated for 39 other awards.

In 2005, Julie produced the documentary series “The Suite with Dave Karger”, and in 2014 received special thanks for the episode “Bosom Buddies” of the comedy series “The Greatest Event in Television History”. Most recently, in 2017, she wrote the popular comedy movie “Fun Mom Dinner”, which follows four mothers who have got together for a dinner, and the film won one of the two awards for which it was nominated.

Julie has been married to Paul since 2003.

Olivia Wilson

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