Paul Edward Valentine Giamatti, aka Paul Giamatti, is an American-based actor and producer. He is popularly known for his breakout role as Pig Vomit in the American biographical comedy film, Private Parts (1997).
Paul rose to fame after being cast as Marty wolf, the main antagonist of the 2002 comedy film Big Fat Liar.
Paul Edward Valentine Giamatti was born on 6 June 1967 in New Haven, Connecticut, the United States of America. Edward belongs to a very intellectual active family. His father, A. Barlett, was a professor and president of Yale University before becoming commissioner of Major League Baseball (MLB). His mother, Toni Marilyn Giamatti, was a former actor and English teacher who taught at a preparatory school.
Paul was raised along with his two siblings, brother Marcus Giamatti, an actor best known for being a regular member of the CBS drama Judging Army. His sister Elena is a jewelry designer.
Giamatti is the youngest of three siblings in the family. He completed his graduation from Yale University, majoring in Arts. Later, Paul moved to Seattle, where he began his career as an animator and appeared in several minor films. The actor's grandfather's family were Italian emigrants from Telese Terme. Before moving to the US, their real surname was initially spelled "Giammattei." His other ancestry was German, English, Dutch, Irish, Scottish, and French.
Paul started his acting career soon after his graduation. He began his journey with theatre and performed in numerous theatrical productions, including "Broadway." He used to perform at Seattle's Annex Theatre. Edward had his 1st significant role in Shoot Em Up, an American action movie.
Paul appeared in supporting roles in many movies like Saving Private Ryan (1998), Man on the Moon (1999) etc. Paul played a leading role in the American drama movie Sideways.
In 2012, Paul became the voiceover actor for Liberty Mutual insurance commercials.
Paul Giamatti received his very 1st nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor (2005) for his significant role in Cinderella Man. He has won several awards in his acting career. Edward has been nominated for 45 separate awards between 2001 and 2008 and has won 26 of them, including an Emmy and Gold Globe awards.
Giamatti has appeared in three movies, Saving Private Ryan (1998), Sideways (2004),12 Years A Slave (2013), which were nominated for best pictures for the Oscar award in 2021.
Talking about Paul Giamatti's love life, he was married to an American-based writer, producer and director, Elizabeth Giamatti. Lovebirds shared the wedding vows on 18 October 1997. After three years of marriage, the couple welcomed their 1st child, son Samuel Giamatti in 2001. But the couple couldn't continue their married life and got divorced.
Academy award-nominated actor Paul Giamatti is 54 years old as of 2022. Paul appears to be quite tall, at approximately 5 feet 9 inches (1.75m) and weighs 75kg. He looks stunning with grey eyes and brown color hair.
Paul Giamatti lives a luxurious lifestyle and also likes doing adventures. As of 2022, Giamatti's net worth is estimated at around INR 178 crores (USD 25 million).