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Paul Wesley( Pawl Tomasz Wasilewski in Polish) is a heart throbbing Polish-American actor. He is best known for his role the CW series The Vampire Diaries as the hot Salvatore brother ‘Stefan Salvatore’. Paul recently bagged the No.1 spot on People With Money Magazine Top ten highest paid actors for 2014. Paul was born in July 23,1982 at New Brunswick, New Jersey in U.S. He grew up in Marlboro, New Jersey. He is English as well as a Polish as until 16 he has spent four months every year in Poland.

Paul Wesley Net Worth $2 Million Dollars

Paul’s passion was playing hockey until he was about 14 years old and was pushed into performing. Wesley attended Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, New Jersey and Marlboro High School.He graduated from Lakewood Prep School in 2000. He enrolled in Rutgers University but left after one semester with his parents’ support when more roles were offered to him and he realized he could make a career out of acting. Paul became interested in acting when enrolled in a summer arts program in third grade. During Wesley’s junior year in High School he was cast as Max Nickerson in the soap opera Guiding Light. As he was having problem in his acting schedule he was transferred from Marlboro high School to Lakewood Prep School in Howell New Jersey.

His debut on television was with the role of Sean McKinnon in Around World in 1999.In 2005, He changed his surname from Wasilewski to Wesley as he said it was hard to pronounce Wasilewski. He has done a number of shows namely Guiding Light(1999-2001), Law & Order(2000 and 2002), Shot in Heart(2001), Wolf Lake(2001), Smallville & The O.C. in 2003, Simple Rules(2003). In 2005 and 2006 he did C.S.I: Miami and C.S.I: New York. In 2007, he did Fallen. In 2008 and 2009 in The Russell Girl and Amy Wives. He played the role of Aaron Corbett in the ABC family drama Fallen. He also worked in The Russell Girl. In 2009, He landed in the role of Stefan Salvatore For the CW drama series The Vampire Diaries which is the onscreen depiction of the hit novel series of the same title. He is mainly recognized by this role. He plays a younger brother of Damon Salvatore portrayed by Ian Somhalder and the first love interest of Elena Gilbert played onscreen by Nina Dobrev. He played the role of Silas in Season 4 and 5 and also did the role of Stefan’s doppel ganger Tom Avery.

He Did movies like The Last Run in 2004. In 2005, he worked in Roll Bounce and Cloud 9.In 2006 he worked in two movies Peaceful Warrior and Lenexa, 1 Mile. In 2008, he did Killer Movie.In 2010, he worked in Beneath The Blue and in 2013 he did The Baytown Outlaws. He directed an episode of The Vampire Diaries of season 5 named ‘Resisent Evil’. In 2007, Wesley met actress Torrey DeVitto in the sets of Killer Movie in which they acted together and then they started dating each other. She worked alongside him in The Vampire Diaries as Meredith Fell, a doctor in Mystic Fall in the third season of the series. In April 2011, they secretly exchanged the vows in the private ceremony in New York, U.S. In July 2013, it was reported that they had filed for divorce after two years of marriage and they finally divorced each other. Paul is currently dating Phoebe Tonkin. They started dating in early 2014.Phoebe plays the role of Hayley in The Originals.

Wesley supports two charities namely Elton John Aids Foundation and The Humane Society. He supports three causes health, AIDS/HIV and heart. He lives about nine months when he is shooting The Vampire Diaries in Atlanta,Georgia and also has a spectacular home in Los Angeles. But currently he is searching for a home in New York.

He has won Young Hollywood Awards in 2010.
In 2010 he won Teen Choice Award in the category Breakout Star Male.
In 2011 he won Teen Choice award again for Actor Fantasy.
In 2013, He was nominated for People’s Choice Awards for Favorite T.V. dramatic actor.
He was named as the No.1 television highest paid actor of 2014 by the People with Money Magazine,his competitor was $20 Million behind in the race.

Paul is best friends with his costar and on-screen brother, Ian Somerhalder.
Paul’s nickname is P-Dub. His fans are known as PDubbers.
Paul has natural fangs.
Paul was the one who recommended Joseph Morgan for playing Klaus to the producers.
Paul would have been an investigative journalist if he didn’t go into acting.
Paul loves traveling.
Paul originally auditioned for the role of Damon Salvatore potrayed by Ian Somerhalder, but instead was given the role of Stefan.

“Every role presents a new opportunity for me to do something different and to explore something different.”
On being compared to Twilight’s Robert Pattinson: “It makes me so uncomfortable. Nine of ten girls in this room would throw me under a bus to get to Edward Cullen.”
I don’t know anything about comic books. I’ve never seen a Star Wars in my life.”
On changing his professional name to Wesley: “Wasilewski was too hard to pronounce! I asked my family’s permission to change it, and it’s really helped my career.”
I don’t have a television so I don’t watch T.V.

Quick Facts

Birth date: July 23, 1982
Birth place: New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)
Profession:Actor, Model, Film director, Film Producer
Education:Monmouth Academy, Marlboro High School, Christian Brothers Academy, Rutgers University
Spouse:Torrey DeVitto (m. 2011–2013)
Parents:Agnieszka Wasilewski, Thomas Wasilewski
Siblings:Julia Wasilewski, Leah Wasilewski, Monica Wasilewski
Awards:Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Young Hollywood Award for Best Threesome, Teen Choice Award for Choice TV: Breakout Star Male, Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Young Hollywood Award for Cast To Watch
Nominations:Teen Choice Award for Choice TV: Liplock, Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Villain, Teen Choice Award for Choice Vampire, People's Choice Award for Favorite Dramatic TV Actor, People's Choice Award for Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor, Bravo Otto - Superhottie
Movies:Fallen, Beneath the Blue, Amira & Sam, Peaceful Warrior, The Late Bloomer, The Baytown Outlaws, Before I Disappear, Roll Bounce, Killer Movie, The Russell Girl, Young Arthur, Shot in the Heart, The Last Run, Lenexa, 1 Mile, Mothers and Daughters, Elsewhere
TV shows:The Vampire Diaries, Smallville, The O.C., Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Army Wives, Wolf Lake, 24, Everwood, 8 Simple Rules, Guiding Light, American Dreams, CSI: Miami, Cold Case, CSI: NY, Another World, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Cane, Shark, The Education of Max Bickford

Interesting Facts

1Has been in a relationship with his past co-star from The Vampire Diaries (2009), and current star of The Originals (2013), Phoebe Tonkin since July of 2013.
2Paul's passion was playing hockey until he was about 14 years old and was pushed into performing. Paul became interested in acting when enrolled in a summer arts program in third grade.
3He has an older sister, Monika, who is an attorney, and two younger sisters, Julia and Leah Wasilewski.
4Paul is the second child of four children.
5He enjoys playing ice hockey and snowboarding.
6He transferred from Marlboro High School to Lakewood Prep School in Howell, New Jersey because the school was able to accommodate his acting schedule. He graduated from there in 2000 and then started college at Rutgers University but left after one semester with his parents support when more roles were offered to him and he realized he could make a career out of acting.
7Paul attended Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, New Jersey and Marlboro High School for a period during his high school years.
8Very close friends with Claire Holt.
9Best friends with Ben McKenzie.
10Son of Tomasz Wasilewski and Agnieszka Wasilewska.
11Ex-son-in-law of Liberty DeVitto and Mary Devitto.
12Ex-brother-in-law of Maryelle DeVitto and Devon DeVitto.
13Married his longtime girlfriend, Torrey DeVitto, in a secret ceremony in New York (April 2011).
14He speaks fluent Polish.
15He began to credit himself as Paul Wesley in 2005 because he thought his birthname was too hard to pronounce. He asked his family's permission before changing it.
16His first kiss was when he was nine years old and in a swimming pool with a girl that dared him into kissing her.
17Says if he wasn't an actor/director he would want to be an investigative journalist.


1Thick eyebrows
2Spiked dark hair


1'Catcher in the Rye' changed my life when I was a kid. I read it as I was a boy turning into a man, and I was so fascinated by it.
2I think any time anybody sees the bad guy show emotion and you're not hitting the audience over the head, there's always a tinge of empathy for that individual.
3I wasn't some weird loner in school, but I definitely wasn't invited to any of the cool parties.
4I played ice hockey obsessively for 14 years of my life.
5I don't have television so I don't watch TV.
6I'm pretty neurotic.


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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014Young Hollywood AwardYoung Hollywood AwardsBest ThreesomeThe Vampire Diaries (2009)· Nina Dobrev
· Ian Somerhalder
2010Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV: Male Breakout StarThe Vampire Diaries (2009)
2010Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-FiThe Vampire Diaries (2009)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor
2015Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV: LiplockThe Vampire Diaries (2009)· Candice King
2015Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-FiThe Vampire Diaries (2009)
2014Festival AwardNortheast Film Festival, USBest Supporting Actor in a Feature FilmBefore I Disappear (2014)
2014Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-FiThe Vampire Diaries (2009)
2014Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV: VillainThe Vampire Diaries (2009)
2013People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Dramatic TV Actor
2013Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-FiThe Vampire Diaries (2009)
2012Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-FiThe Vampire Diaries (2009)
2011Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV Actor: Sci-Fi/FantasyThe Vampire Diaries (2009)
2010NextyNewNowNext AwardsBrink of Fame: ActorThe Vampire Diaries (2009)
2000YoungStar AwardYoungStar AwardsBest Young Actor/Performance in a Daytime TV SeriesThe Guiding Light (1952)




The Vampire Diaries2009-2017TV SeriesStefan Salvatore Silas Ambrose ...
The Late Bloomer2016Charlie
Mothers and Daughters2016Kevin
The Originals2016TV SeriesStefan Salvatore
Amira & Sam2014Charlie
Before I Disappear2014Gideon
The Baytown Outlaws2012Reese
Beneath the Blue2010Craig
242009-2010TV SeriesStephen
Army Wives2008-2009TV SeriesPFC Logan Atwater
Cold Case2008TV SeriesPetey Murphy '08
Killer Movie2008Jake Tanner
The Russell Girl2008TV MovieEvan Carroll
Shark2007TV SeriesJustin Bishop
Cane2007TV SeriesNick
Fallen2007TV Mini-SeriesAaron Corbett
Fallen2006TV MovieAaron Corbett
Peaceful Warrior2006Trevor
Crossing Jordan2006TV SeriesQuentin Baker
Lenexa, 1 Mile2006Rick Lausier
Cloud 92006Jackson
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2000-2005TV SeriesLuke Breslin / Danny Burrell
CSI: NY2005TV SeriesSteve Samprass
Roll Bounce2005Troy
American Dreams2002-2005TV SeriesTommy DeFelice
The Last Run2004Seth (as Paul Wasilewski)
CSI: Miami2004TV SeriesJack Warner Bradford
Everwood2003-2004TV SeriesTommy Callahan
8 Simple Rules2003-2004TV SeriesDamian
The O.C.2003TV SeriesDonnie
Smallville2003TV SeriesLucas Luthor
The Edge2003TV Movie as Paul Wasilewski
Young Arthur2002TV MovieLancelot (as Paul Wasilewski)
Law & Order: Criminal Intent2002TV SeriesLuke Miller
Minority Report2002Nathan with Bicycle (uncredited)
The Education of Max Bickford2002TV SeriesCraig
Wolf Lake2001-2002TV SeriesLuke Cates
Shot in the Heart2001TV MovieGary (Age 15-22) (as Paul Wasilewski)
Guiding Light1999-2000TV SeriesMax Nickerson #2
Another World1999TV SeriesSean McKinnon



Convergence2017producer pre-production
The Vampire Diaries2016-2017TV Series producer - 16 episodes
Before I Disappear2014producer
Norman2010associate producer



Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments2017TV Series 1 episode
The Vampire Diaries2014-2016TV Series 5 episodes



Missing Girl2006Short special thanks



The Vampire Diaries: Forever Yours2017TV Movie filmingHimself
Clevver Now2016TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Teen Choice Awards 20162016TV MovieHimself - Presenter
One Question Interviews2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Talk2015TV SeriesHimself
Teen Choice Awards 20142014TV SpecialHimself
HuffPost Live Conversations2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Live with Kelly and Michael2010-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
CQC: Custe o Que Custar2013TV SeriesHimself
Teen Choice Awards 20132013TV SpecialHimself
18th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards2013TV SpecialHimself
Wolf Lake: The Original Werewolf Saga2012Video documentaryHimself
Young Hollywood2012TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2012TV SeriesHimself
Teen Choice Awards 20122012TV SpecialHimself
The 38th Annual People's Choice Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
Scream Awards 20112011TV SpecialHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Her Own Worst Enemy2011Video shortHimself
The Perfect Love Triangle: Vampires, Werewolves, Witches2011Video shortHimself
Teen Choice 20112011TV SpecialHimself
Divendres2011TV SeriesHimself
Lopez Tonight2011TV SeriesHimself
Rachael Ray2010TV SeriesHimself
Scream Awards 20102010TV SpecialHimself
When Vampires Don't Suck2010Video shortHimself
Teen Choice Awards 20102010TV SpecialHimself
Scream Awards 20092009TV SpecialHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

The Vampire Diaries: A Darker Truth2009TV SeriesStefan Salvatore

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