How many of you have watched the reality series ‘American Chopper’ on Discovery Channel then you have definitely heard the name, Paul Teutul Sr. Paul loves to ride fabricating custom motorcycles dates back to the ’70s which he is inspired by such movies as The Wild One and Easy Rider.
The founder of Orange Country Choppers, Paul Teutul Sr. is a manufacturer of the custom motorcycle which broadcast on the Discovery channel.
There are lots of things you didn’t know about this American entrepreneur. If you really want to know then scroll down the article.
Paul is an actor, a producer and a reality star born in Yonkers, New York and grew up in Pearl River, New York. Paul Teutul sailed as a member of the United State Merchant marine during the Vietnam War.
It is not clear what shipboard department he worked in, and how long he had been there. Although he never served in the branch of the U.S. military during the war.
Paul is a professional; motorcycle designer and builder. In his life, he has done a number of shows. He rose to fame after appearing in the Discovery’s reality series ‘American Chopper’ with his son Micheal Teutul.
He appeared in numerous show like David Letterman on the Late Show, Canon O’Brian’s Late Night, Late Night Jimmy Fallon and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and also featured with Nickelback’s Rockstar music video.
After being a TV celebrity, he played a minor role in some movies like ‘Wild Hogs’ (2007) and ‘My Name Is Earl’ (2005).
Paul Teutul’s love of riding and fabricating custom motorcycles dates back to the ’70s. In 1999, he left Orange Country Ironworks then he founded his own Orange County Choppers and hired his son Paul Jr. and design custom bikes for sale.
The same year, Teutul built a classic chopper named ‘True Blue’ which broke the record at Daytona Bikeberfest.
Paul Teutul was married twice in his life. Paul married his first wife, Paula Teutul in 1969 and divorced in 1995. Together they share four children, three sons Daniel Teutul, Micheal Teutul and Paul Teutul Jr. and a daughter, Cristin Teutul.
His daughter Cristin is a nurse by profession and Daniel managed the fabrication shop. Paul Teutul Jr. is a bike designer. In April 2009, Paul Jr. fired from the show American Copper because of vocal disagreement. Micheal is also a host.
Paul Teutul and his second wife Beth Dillion were married in 2007. The marriage running very well but sadly the relation didn’t last long and legally got divorced in 2015.
There are several controversies of Teutul’s death. The floating rumors that Teutul was killed in the bike accident in Louisiana on April 18, 2016.
He supposedly lost control of his bike and hit by an SUV when its driver went through a red light in Gretna Louisiana. In reality, his name was written into this New Orleans Times-Picayune about a five vehicles crash.
In that accident, one motorcyclist died and another critically injured. So, the crash actually happened as described, but Teutal wasn’t a part of it. However, the rumor of the death was false and he is still alive and living a healthy life.
Orange County Choppers quickly released a statement denying its founder’s death on Facebook:
There are a lot of rumors floating around that Paul Sr. was in an accident and is either in critical condition or has…
Paul Teutul Sr. estimated net worth is $ 15 million.
He earned an impressive amount of money through his profession.
Paul is a reality star who made a nice money from the Orange County Choppers, manufacture of the custom motorcycles and he earned per episode $100k from the reality television series American Chopper.
Paul has the collection of the vintage car more than 20 from the 1940s to 1960s. Teutul listed his luxurious Orange County home on the market for $2.9 million.
The 38-acre estate has a pool house, gazebo, spa, and volley court. Additionally, the home has three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and a two-story showcase garage with two self-contained apartments for guests.
In March 2018, Paul Teutul Sr. filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy in New York as his Discovery Channel show was set to return to television. According to PageSix, he claimed that he owes creditors over $1 million and worth $1.8 million.
The filed listed debts of $ 1,070,893 and property of $ 1.802,729 and also claimed that he earned $15,000 per month and monthly expenses are $ 12,600.
His attorney called the filing “proactive, not reactive. . . which is a positive thing for Mr. Teutul.”
Paul has a great personality and also recognized for his numerous tattoos. He has tattooed a logo of OCC on his left arms. He portraits of his bullmastiff, Marty, and Gus.
Paul Teutul Sr is 69 years old.
His height is six feet one inch and holds an American nationality. Further, Teutul is famous for his mustache. He has the horseshoe mustache which is the ultimate sign of masculinity.
Paul is a reality star and has managed to expand his influence on social media platforms such a Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and has a huge number of fans following. He shared numerous pictures and videos of his family, friends, and work with his most loyal fans.
Paul keeps updating about his latest projects and enterprises through Instagram to his fans. If you are not a fan of this man then this is a great chance for you to start following him and know more about him.