What is DJ Pauly D's net worth?
Paul "Pauly D" DelVecchio is an American television show personality and DJ who has a net worth of $20 million. DJ Pauly D gained his net worth as a cast member on the hit MTV reality series, Jersey Shore and as the exclusive DJ for Moon, Rain, and the Palms Pool at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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- Net Worth:
- $20 Million
- $150 Thousand Per Episode
- Date of Birth:
- Jul 5, 1980 (42 years old)
- Place of Birth:
- 5 ft 11 in (1.8288 m)
- Disc jockey, TV Personality, Actor, Television presenter
- United States of America
Paul DelVecchio was born on July 5, 1980 and raised in the Providence, Rhode Island area. The son of Donna DiCarlo and Paul D. DelVecchio Sr, Pauly D is 100% of Italian descent (in his own words). He has a sister named Vanessa. Pauly D attended Johnston High School.
He began his career as a local DJ under the name "Pauly D," and one of his professional idols was DJ AM. Pauly D hit enormous fame amongst young people overnight as one of the cast members of MTV reality series Jersey Shore in 2009. Pauly D said he was chosen for the show not for his music, but because of his look. A casting director sent him a MySpace message asking for his number, then subsequently sent a camera crew to Rhode Island to film a day in his life. Six months later Pauly D was cast on the show, and he was met with major fandom. In 2011, he won the Teen Choice Award for Favorite Reality Star: Male. At the height of Jersey Shore, Pauly D was making a reported $150,000 per episode.
Pauly D was hand-selected by MTV for his own spinoff show, and in 2012 he became the first housemate from Jersey Shore to get his own spinoff, titled The Pauly D Project. Its first episode premiered on March 29, 2012.
Pauly D released a single, Beat Dat Beat (It's Time To) in 2010. In 2011, he announced a pending three-album deal with 50 Cent's G-Unit Records and G-Note Records. This deal was later confirmed by 50 Cent. In 2010 and 2011, after his success with Jersey Shore had raised his notoriety, he was nominated for America's Best DJ competition. In 2011, he announced that he would be opening for Britney Spears on her Femme Fatale Tour and in 2012 began collaborating with Big Sean. He released his first single Back to Love, on January 15, 2012. It featured vocals by British singer Jay Sean. Pauly D released single Did You Know (with Tdot ILLdude) in 2016. Pauly D's third single, Silver & Gold, featuring James Kaye, was released April 5, 2019. He has yet to release a full album as of this writing.
Pauly D became the social media ambassador for Wrestling Inc.'s SummerSlam, an annual pay-per-view wrestling event, in August 2012. Pauly D joined the cast of E! network's reality show Famously Single, which followed eight single celebrities who live in a house together and work out their romantic issues. He met Aubrey O'Day on the show, who he married, and the two joined the cast of Marriage Bootcamp: Reality Stars 11 in 2018.
In 2018, DelVecchio rejoined the Jersey Shore castmates for a sequel series, Jersey Shore: Family Vacation set in Miami. Along with former Jersey Shore castmate Vinny Guadagnino, Pauly D also appeared in the MTV reality dating series Double Shot at Love in April 2019.
Pauly D has a strong social media following. He has nearly four million followers on Twitter and over four million Instagram followers as of March 2020.
Pauly D and singer Aubrey O'Day were briefly married from 2016-2018. He dated fellow Jersey Shore cast member Jenni Jwwow Farley in 2009, but the couple split after just two months.
In October 2013, Pauly D announced that he was a father to a little girl named Amabella Sophia. The baby is currently living in New Jersey with her mother but there is reportedly a custody battle going on between Pauly D and the baby's mother.