Are you a fan of hit TV series, American Chopper? If yes, then you might’ve heard about the founder of Orange county choppers, Paul Teutul Sr. Besides running a TV show Paul is also the motorcycle designer and builder. Teutul launched a new season for Orange County Choppers on CMT in 2013.
Paul married two times in his lifetime, one in 1969 and another one in 2007. Both the marriage ended in a divorce and currently, he is living with Joan Bulger-Kay. From his marriages, Paul is the father of four children out of which Paul Jr and Michael is a reality TV star.
Who is Paul Teutul Sr.? His Bio and Wiki
The 70-year-old Paul was born as Paul John Teutul on May 1, 1949, in Yonkers, New York, USA. Paul grew up with his parents in Pearl River and his astrological sign is Taurus. Any details regarding his siblings and next to kin are not available.
Teutul is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Paul has stayed tight-lipped about his educational background so, we do not have any information about his educational qualification.
Paul Teutul Sr.’s Career and American Chopper
The Orange County Choppers owner started his work in Orange County by owning a shop. His shop sells Ironworks and of Fabrication products which are now managed and owned by his son, Daniel Teutul. Simultaneously, Paul began designing bikes and made custom bikes for films.
His business grew very well as his bikes started hitting the streets as well. In 1999, Paul Teutul left his business of customizing bikes and started Orange County Choppers. And soon after that, he again continued his business of building bikes with his son Paul Jr.
Recently, Paul is facing charges for violating the court order. Teutul failed to pay $17,000 debt and still has more debt to repay. Paul owns $16,968.70 to JTM motorsports from which he took Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 for Modification. Soon, after that Paul and his company filed for bankruptcy.
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Paul Teutul Sr.’s Wife and Family
The 70-year-old married Paula Teutul in 1969 but any details about her is undisclosed. Paul and Paula got divorced in 1995 and soon after that, Paul started his own company. Till 2007 Paul was very focused on his work and then he found love in his second wife Beth Ann Santos.
He exchanged wedding vows with Beth in 2007 in front of their family and friends. The pair did not last for more than 8 years and divorced in 2015. During that time period, in 2011, Paul was having an affair with Joan Bulger-Kay. He is currently living with her after the divorce.
From his two marriages, Paul has four children named Paul Teutul Jr., Michael Teutul, Christin Trutul, and Daniel Teutul. All four of the children now owns a business and have a very settled life.
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What is Paul Teutul Sr.’s Net Worth?
The American Chopper star has the net worth of $15 million earned from his career as a motorcycle designer. Paul owns Orange County Choppers which is still airing on Television. From the show, he receives a good chunk of salary.
But recently, Paul is facing charges for violating the court order because he has not paid his debt to JTM Motorsports. Paul has more liabilities than assets at the moment but his show is still airing on TV. And that gives him the cushion of some earning to cover his debt.
To clear his debt, Paul also sold his New York estate in millions of dollars. The 70-year-old is still involved in customizing bikes and runs a TV show along with his partner Joan. He lives in an Orange County house worth more than $705,300.