Paul Michael DelVecchio Jr., more commonly known as Pauly D, was born on July 5, 1980, in Rhode Island. He is a famous television personality and D.J. He is most famously recognized for being a cast member of M.T.V.’s reality show “Jersey Shore.” In 2011, he signed a three-album deal with 50 Cent’s G-Unit Records and G-Note Records. Pauly D is one of the highest-paid D.J.s in 2012 and 2013. Join us to celebrate his big day here.
Paul Michael DelVecchio Jr.
July 5, 1980
In a relationship
Paul Michael DelVecchio Jr., or Pauly D, was born on July 5, 1980, in Providence, Rhode Island. He is the son of Donna DiCarlo and Paul D. DelVecchio Sr. He is of Italian descent. He also has a sister named Vanessa. He began his career as a local D.J. under the name Pauly D.
In 2009, Pauly D was cast in “Jersey Shore.” They sent him a MySpace message despite his claims that it had nothing to do with his D.J. career because they liked how he looked. He heard from the casting directors in Los Angeles and dispatched a filming crew to film a day in his life in Rhode Island. He learned that he had been selected for the show six months later. His appearance on the show resulted in massive popularity, with what “TIME” magazine dubbed as ‘seriously rabid fans.’ He has won multiple awards for his appearance on the show, and was a contestant on the 2012 Fox show called “The Choice.”
Pauly D is the first of the housemates from “Jersey Shore” to receive his spin-off show, titled “The Pauly D Project.” It focused on his time as a D.J. and his career as he goes on tour around America. The filming started in early 2012 and premiered on M.T.V. on March 29 of that same year. In 2018, Pauly D rejoined his “Jersey Shore” castmates for a sequel series, “Jersey Shore: Family Vacation,” set in Miami. In October 2013, he announced that he was the father of a daughter named Amabella Sophia, born in New Jersey. He has been in a relationship with Nikki Hall since 2020.
Pauly D is cast in the M.T.V. reality television show that started his career as a television personality.
He is nominated for the ‘America’s Best D.J.’ title.
Pauly D gets his own show, titled “The Pauly D Project,” on M.T.V.
Pauly D wins the award for ‘Best Male Reality Star’ at the Teen Choice Awards.
He joins the new reality television show “Famously Single” cast on the E! network.
Why We Love Pauly D
He loves traveling
Pauly D shares that he loves to travel, and his all-time favorite travel destination is the Bahamas. He’s definitely a jet-setter and loves and appreciates new places.
He’s a mama’s boy
His “Jersey Shore” best friend, Vinny, may have the reputation of being the biggest mama's boy on the show, but Pauly D is likely to come a close second. He loves his mother so much that he vows to treat his girlfriend the same way he treats his mother.
He loves his daughter
His daughter was the product of a past relationship, but he made her a priority and has a great relationship with his daughter. He proudly shared that his daughter is a Daddy’s girl!
5 Surprising Facts
He’s been a D.J. since 14
Pauly D has shared that he’s been D.J.’ing since he was a teenager.
He takes pride in his hair
It takes him a full 25 minutes to perfect his trademark blowout hairstyle.
He doesn't eat fish
He doesn't eat fish because he just doesn't like it.
He loves manicures
Pauly D says he gets a manicure every other week.
He gets paid a lot
He’s been on the list of “Forbes’” ‘Highest Paid DJs’, earning $11 million in 2013 alone.
Pauly D FAQs
Is Pauly D still in a relationship?
While Pauly D and Hall are still together, they’ve gone through a lot as a couple.
Why is Pauly D rich?
Pauly D is the richest cast member of “Jersey Shore” by far. Celebrity Net Worth estimates he was earning $150,000 per episode and is worth a whopping $20 million, in part thanks to his DJ career.
What is Pauly D's net worth?
His net worth is estimated at $25 million.
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