Paul Adelstein Net Worth

March 15, 2024
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GIRLFRIENDS' GUIDE TO DIVORCE -- Season:2 -- Pictured: Paul Adelstein as Jake McCarthy -- (Photo by: Andrew Eccles/Bravo)

Paul Adelstein is a television and film actor, born on 29th April 1969 in Chicago, Illinois USA, and is known mostly for his television career after appearing in several popular TV series. Some of his most notable roles include those in ’’Prison Break“, ’’Private Practice“, ’’Scandal“ and films ’’Intolerable Cruelty“, ’’Memoirs of a Geisha“ among many others.

Have you ever wondered how rich Paul Adelstein is? According to sources, it has been estimated that Paul Adelstein’s overall net worth is $2 million, as of June 2017, accumulated during a long and fruitful acting career which started in the 1990s. Since he is still very active in the entertainment industry, his net worth continues to increase.


Paul Adelstein Net Worth $2 Million


Adelstein was born into a Reform Jewish family. He went to the progressive Francis W.Parker School and then enrolled at Bowdoin College to study English language; he was a part of Phi Beta Kappa fraternity and graduated summa cum laude. Upon graduation, Adelstein pursued an acting career, beginning in the theatre while working for New Crime Productions which was founded by John Cusack, and with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago. After years of experience in stage acting, Paul made his film debut in ’’The Grifters“ (1990) and went on to appear in several TV series such as ’’Cupid“, ’’Without a Trace“, ’’ER“ and ’’Scrubs“, which brought him notable popularity and made him a familiar television face. He also had several important supporting roles in movies such as ’’Bedazzled“(2000), ’’Intolerable Cruelty“(2003), ’’Memoirs of a Geisha“(2005) and ’’Be Cool“(2005). However, his most notable role came in 2005, when he was cast in the popular TV series ’’Prison Break“, portraying the character of agent Paul Kellerman. He left the show two years later, and joined the cast of the medical drama ’’Private Practice“, in which he starred until the end of the show’s sixth season, considerably boosting his net worth.

When the show ended in 2013, Adelstein could then be seen in ’’Scandal“, followed the next year by starring as Jake Novak in Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce in which his partner was Lisa Edelstein. Some of his other notable roles include in the TV series ’’Turks“(1999), ’’Breaking News“(2002), ’’Nobody’s Watching“(2006), and movies such as ’’Peoria Babylon“(1997), ’’Land of the Lost“(2009), and ’’Return to Zero“(2014) among others.

Some of his more recent activity includes roles in movies ’’The Phenom“ and ’’Mothers and Daughters“ in 2016, and being cast as Raymond Blackstone in the upcoming TV series ’’Chance“ in which he will appear next to Hugh Laurie.

Apart from his acting career, Paul has also managed to build a music career, and is the lead singer and guitarist of the band named Doris, which was founded in the late ’90s. Adelstein also does songwriting for the group and his musical background was covered in an issue of ’’Making Music“ magazine in 2012.

When it comes to his personal life, Paul married actress Liza Weil in November 2006. The couple previously knew each other from various theatrical projects and appeared together in three films. They have a child born in April 2010. However, the couple filed for divorce in March 2016.

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