Paul Dano is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and musician who won an Independent Spirit Award for his role in the film L.I.E. He has acted in movies like Love & Mercy, There Will Be Blood, and Swiss Army Man, starring Daniel Radcliffe.
The Black Film Critics Circle Awards winning actor made his directorial debut with the film Wildlife which is based on the book by Richard Ford and stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Carey Mulligan.
What is Paul Dano’s Net Worth in 2022?
As of 2022, the American actor has accumulated a small fortune of $12 million which mostly comes from the salary he received from movies that he acted on. There are no details regarding the pay he got from the different movies that he has been on.
Paul Dano’s Notable Films
Dano started acting at a small age of 10 acting in Broadway and finally made his debut on television as Nicholas in the TV series Smart Guy.
The Awards Circuit Community Awards winning actor’s major role came in the film The Newcomers, starring Josh Peck and Chris Evans, and L.I.E, the latter which got him nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Debut Performance.
Some of his notable roles can be found in films, The Girl Next Door, starring Emile Hirsch, Little Miss Sunshine, featuring Steve Carell, Alan Arkin, and Abigail Breslin, There Will Be Blood, 12 Years a Slave, alongside Benedict Cumberbatch and Brad Pitt, and Prisoners, to name some.
Paul Dano’s Biography
He was born as Paul Franklin Dano on 19th June 1984 in New York City, New York in the United States. He is the son of Paul A. Dano and Gladys Dano and has a younger sister named Sarah. He is of American nationality, and his ethnicity is white.
He studied at the Wilton High School from where he graduated in 2002 and then enrolled in Eugene Lang College.
35-years-old Dano hasn’t been married but is in a relationship with partner Zoe Kazan since 2007. Together they have a daughter named Alma Bay born in August of 2018.
Highest Earning Movies
- 12 Years a Slave (2013) – $187.7 million
- Looper (2012) – $176.5 million
- Little Miss Sunshine (2006) – $100.5 million
- There Will Be Blood I (2007) – $76.2 million
- The Girl Next Door(2004) – $30.4 million