On 26th April 2020, BBC Three — and Hulu — premiered a new coming-of-age series titled “Normal People.” Based on Sally Rooney’s 2018 novel of the same name, the 12-part show featured newcomer Paul Mescal as one of its leads.
Without much delay, let’s take a stroll through his bio. Additionally, take a closer look at his dating status, height, and net worth. By reading along, discover his parents as well as his wife.
Paul Mescal Bio — Age, Birthday, Zodiac
Paul Mescal became 24 years old in February 2020. What’s more, he and international popstar Shakira recieved birthday messages on the same day (2nd February). As an Aquarius, he possessed an imaginative plus open personality.
Wiki — Parents, Siblings, Family
Per his official Wikipedia page, Paul Mescal was born in 1996 to parents: Paul and Dearbhla Mescal. Likewise, he hailed from a family of five and grew up with siblings named Nell (sister) and Donnacha (brother).
Talking about his parents, Paul’s mother was a Garda — the state police force of the Irish Republic. Meanwhile, his father worked as a schoolteacher.
A Maynooth, Co Kildare-native, Paul owned an Irish passport. From early on, he excelled in Gaelic Football. During his teens and early-20s, Paul played for Kildare. He even drew praises from former Tipperary and Kildare star Brian Lacey. However, a jaw injury forced him to quit the sport.
Net Worth, TV Shows, Movies
According to Paul Mescal, he saw acting as a hobby. At age 16, he graced the stage for the very first time. However, Paul didn’t think about a career in acting until the time for college admission arrived.
Upon soul searching, Paul realized that life in front of the camera would make him happy. Eventually, he applied at The Lir Academy at Trinity College Dublin. In 2017, Paul graduated with a B.A. in acting from the same.
As a theater actor, Paul starred in numerous plays including “The Great Gatsby,” “The Red Shoes,” and “Asking for It.” In the meantime, he lent his talents in short movies.
In 2019, Paul made his silver screen debut — starring as Matt in the TV series “Bump.” A year later, he scored a breakthrough role with Connell in the show “Normal People.”
Noticing his star power, the prestigious agency CAA secured a management deal with Paul.
Despite the rising actor status, Paul was already on the cusp of being wealthy. However, his net worth — as of 2020 — was under $100 thousand.
Paul Mescal Height, Weight, Distinct Features
Among the handful of distinct features about Paul, none stand out more than his blue eyes. Furthermore, his chestnut colored-hair matched well with his smoldering looks.
Looking at his pictures online, Paul Mescal couldn’t stand an inch taller than six feet and two inches. Similarly, he shouldn’t weigh above 82 kg.
Social Media Reach: IG, Twitter, FB
Already verified on IG, Paul Mescal accumulated 53.2K followers on the platform by late-April 2020. Elsewhere on Twitter, he had amassed 8.9K followers.
Paul Mescal Dating, Girlfriend, Wife
No, Paul Mescal didn’t have a wife when he began earning praises for his performance on “Normal People.” In part because the young actor hadn’t married yet.
Judging by his social media activities, Paul lacked perspective girlfriends. What’s more, he didn’t seem to be actively engaging in the dating scene.
On “Normal People” though, the chemistry between Paul and on-screen love interest Daisy Edgar-Jones seemed undeniable. Moreover, the intimate scenes filmed for the show showcased yet another aspect of the duo’s budding friendship.
While the fans of the show prayed Paul and Daisy would begin dating in real life, the co-stars insisted on being great friends to one another. The pair admitted to sharing a similar sense of humor.
In an interview with PEOPLE Magazine, Paul shared feeling the connection with Daisy from the start. More importantly, the Irish actor claimed they loved each other’s company.
Last modified: April 29, 2020