Paul Marcarelli Net Worth
Paul Marcarelli net worth and salary: Paul Marcarelli is an American actor and screenwriter who has a net worth of $10 million. Paul Marcarelli first became famous after appearing in many many commercials for Verizon Wireless. He was born in North Haven, Connecticut on May 24, 1970. He earned a bachelor's degree in English from Fairfield University in 1992. At school he was a member of the Theater Fairfield, the local theater production company. He is a founding member of New York's Mobius Group Productions, through which he produced and starred in many plays. He first appeared as the "Test Man" character in Verizon commercials in 2002. He held the role until 2011, during which time he appeared in hundreds of commercials. He became worldwide famous for the catchphrase "Can you hear me now?". He remained under contract with Verizon for several years after he stopped appearing in the commercials. In 2016, very soon after his Verizon non-compete contract expired, Paul was signed by rival company Sprint to be their spokesman. He often references his "switch to Sprint" message with a double meaning in the commercials. Outside of commercial acting Paul Maracarelli has done voice acting for Comedy Central, United Airlines and Aetna Insurance. He was the screenwriter for the film "Sweet Flame". He has been married to Ryan Brown since 2014.
How much did Paul Marcarelli make as the Verizon guy? At his peak, Paul earned $2-3 million per year working for Verizon. Typically when an actor portrays a character for a long time, they end up negotiating a direct deal with the brand outside of the typical SAG-AFTRA union pay scales. They also get a pay bump for being the official spokesperson, residuals for current commercial airings and an exclusivity buyout which precludes them for taking other jobs. When you add it all up, someone like Paul has earned well over $20 million during his career through his commercial and voice acting roles.
|Net Worth:||$10 Million|
|Date of Birth:||May 24, 1970 (49 years old)|
|Profession:||Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice Actor|
|Nationality:||United States of America|