Last Updated: May 24, 2024
Richest CelebritiesRichest Comedians
Net Worth:
$4 Million
Jan 31, 1976 (48 years old)
5 ft 11 in (1.82 m)
Television producer, Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Film director
United States of America
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Paul Scheer is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, and producer who has a net worth of $4 million. That is a combined net worth with his wife, June Diane Raphael. Paul Scheer has starred as Andre on "The League" (2009–2015), Trent Hauser on "NTSF:SD:SUV::" (2011–2013), Mitch on "Fresh Off the Boat" (2015–2019), and Keith Shankar on "Black Monday" (2019–present).

He has more than 150 acting credits to his name, including the films "Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story" (2004), "Hell Baby" (2013), and "The Disaster Artist" (2017) and the television series "Human Giant" (2007–2008), "Burning Love" (2012–2013), and "Veep" (2017–2019). Paul created "Human Giant" and NTSF:SD:SUV::" as well as "The ArScheerio Paul Show" (2013), "Scheer-RL" (2015), "Party Over Here" (2016), "Filthy Preppy Teen$" (2016), and "Drive Share" (2017), and he also wrote for those shows.

He served as a director and producer on "NTSF:SD:SUV::," "Party Over Here," and "Drive Share," and he also directed five episodes of "Newsreaders" from 2014 to 2015 and two 2015 episodes of "Childrens Hospital." Paul also executive produced "The Hotwives of Orlando" (2014), "The Hotwives of Las Vegas" (2015), "Unsend" (2017–2019), and "The Amazing Gayl Pile" (2016–2020) and wrote six episodes of "The League."

In 2010, Scheer and Raphael began co-hosting the podcast "How Did This Get Made?" with Jason Mantzoukas.

Early Life

Paul Scheer was born Paul Christian Scheer on January 31, 1976, in Huntington, New York. He grew up in Huntington, Bayshore, Northport, and Central Islip (all on Long Island) with mother Gail Ann and father William, and he attended Catholic schools. As a high school student, Paul took classes with the Chicago City Limits improv troupe, and he later became the youngest member of their touring company. After graduating from St. Anthony's High School, Scheer enrolled at New York University "because Theo Huxtable went there," and he majored in education and communication.


In 1998, Paul began performing with NYC's Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB) and joined the improv group Respecto Montalban, which also included Rob Huebel, Jack McBrayer, Rob Riggle, and Dannah Feinglass. In 2003, Respecto Montalban won an ECNY (Emerging Comics of New York) Award for Best Improv Show. From 1998 to 2000, Scheer appeared on Comedy Central's "Upright Citizens Brigade," and after moving to Los Angeles in 2005, he began performing at the UCB Theatre there. He made his film debut in 2004's "Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story," and he soon appeared in "School for Scoundrels" (2006), "Watching the Detectives" (2007), "The Onion Movie" (2008), and "Meet Dave" (2008). From 2007 to 2008, Paul co-starred with Aziz Ansari and Rob Huebel on MTV's "Human Giant" (which the three also co-created) and guest-starred on two episodes of "30 Rock." In 2009, he appeared in "Bride Wars" (which was written by his wife and her best friend, Casey Wilson) and "Year One," followed by "Piranha 3D" (2010) and "Piranha 3DD" (2012). From 2009 to 2015, Scheer starred on the FX series "The League," which aired 84 episodes over seven seasons, and during this time, he also played the lead role on Adult Swim's "NTSF:SD:SUV::.," co-starring with Raphael. He co-starred with his wife again in 2013's "Ass Backwards" (which was written by Raphael and Wilson), and that year, he also appeared in the horror comedy "Hell Baby' and the supernatural comedy "Rapture-Palooza."

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Scheer co-starred with Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg in "Daddy's Home," then he appeared in 2016's "Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie," "Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping," "Opening Night," and "Army of One." From 2015 to 2019, he played Mitch in 25 episodes of ABC's "Fresh Off the Boat," and he appeared in nine episodes of HBO's "Veep" from 2017 to 2019. Paul appeared in the critically-acclaimed 2017 film "The Disaster Artist," and he followed it with "A Futile and Stupid Gesture" (2018), "Slice" (2018), "Long Shot" (2019), "Emperor" (2020), "Archenemy" (2020), "How It Ends" (2021), and "Happily" (2021). Scheer began playing Keith Shankar on Showtime's "Black Monday" in 2019, and he has guest-starred on numerous TV shows, including "Reno 911!" (2009), "Parks and Recreation" (2009), "Happy Endings" (2011–2012), "Modern Family" (2012), "Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp" (2015), "Bajillion Dollar Propertie$" (2016), "Grace and Frankie" (2016), "Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later" (2017), "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (2017), and "The Good Place" (2019–2020). Paul has also lent his voice to several animated projects, such as "Escape from Planet Earth" (2013), "Hell & Back" (2015), "Tron: Uprising" (2012), "Adventure Time" (2013–2017), and "Big Mouth" (2017–2020).

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Personal Life

Paul began a relationship with actress/writer June Diane Raphael in 2004 after the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre's artistic director enlisted him to give Raphael and Casey Wilson tips on how to improve their two-woman sketch show, "Rode Hard and Put Away Wet." Paul and June moved to Los Angeles in 2005, and they married on October 5, 2009, at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. The couple has two sons, August (born April 2014) and Sam (born August 2016).

In a 2015 interview, Scheer revealed that he practices Transcendental Meditation, stating, "I feel like that centers me in a good way to be open to new stuff or at least calm the other parts of my mind down."

In 2010, Paul organized the charity event "A Night of 140 Tweets" with Ben Stiller. The event featured numerous actors and comedians, such as Will Ferrell, Mindy Kaling, and Aziz Ansari, and it was released as an online download and a DVD, raising more than $500,000 for Haiti.

In 2017, Paul and June competed against each other on "Celebrity Family Feud." Paul's team, Funny Guys, included Adam Pally, Horatio Sanz, Eugene Cordero, and John Gemberling, and June's team, Funny Gals, included Kristen Schaal, Nicole Byer, Andrea Savage, and Carla Gallo. Team Funny Gals won the competition, taking home $25,000 for Planned Parenthood; Scheer's team played for The Bob Woodruff Foundation.

Awards and Nominations

"The Amazing Gayl Pile" was named Best Comedy at the 2019 HollyWeb Festival, and it was nominated for Best Web Series – Comedy at the 2019 Indie Series Awards and Best Web Program or Series, Fiction at the 2021 Canadian Screen Awards. Scheer and his "Veep" co-stars won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series in 2018, and "The Disaster Artist" earned a Best Cast nomination at The BAM Awards in 2017. Paul has also received four Streamy Award nominations: Best Actor in a Comedy for "The ArScheerio Paul Show" (2014), Best Actor for "Scheer-RL" (2015), and Best Ensemble Cast for "The ArScheerio Paul Show" (2014) and "The Hotwives of Orlando" (2015).

Real Estate

In March 2019, Paul and June put their 1,543 square foot home in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles on the market for $1.499 million. The couple purchased the three-bedroom, three-bathroom home for $1.05 million six years earlier.

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