Who is Paul Boukadakis?
American actor, producer, director and entrepreneur Paul Boukadakis, was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma USA, on 9 February 1984, making Aquarius his zodiac sign. He’s appeared in six movies and no TV series, but he’s probably known best for producing the 2012 short comedy movie “Lucy in the Sky with Diamond”, written and directed by Paul’s brother Joey Boukadakis, and which starred John Patrick Jordan, Brian Thomas Smith and Marlana Carter; it follows a boy and a girl as they’re searching for a diamond.
Paul’s also known for being the co-founder of companies Wheel and OnAirStreaming, as well as for being the vice president of special initiatives at Tinder.
Education and early life
Paul, his brother Joey and their sisters Sunny and Autumn were raised in Tulsa by their mother Paula Francis Wagner who’s a housewife, and father Michael Boukadakis who’s the founder of the company ENACOMM; Paul’s brother’s today running his own company General Specific, while their sister Autumn’s running her own interior design company Spindle Design Co.
Paul became passionate about acting while attending Bishop Kelley High School, appearing in a number of plays performed there; he also played basketball for the school’s team, and enjoyed dancing and practicing creative writing.
He matriculated in 2002 and then enrolled at college, from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2006.
Paul launched his acting career by playing the lead character Kyle Easley in the popular short comedy movie “Rushers”, written and directed by his brother Joey, who also starred in it; the film follows the lives of two brothers, and won an Audience Award for Best Short Film at the 2007 Method Fest.
In 2008, Paul played Russell in the horror science fiction movie “Dangerous Worry Dolls”, directed by Charles Band, and which starred Jessica Morris, Deb Snyder and Anthony Dilio; it follows Eva who’s become possessed by a set of Worry Dolls. The following year saw Paul portray the lead character in the short comedy film “Dinner with Raphael”, once again written and directed by his brother Joey, and which also starred Dianna Agron and Michael Bower; the film follows a man who’s brought his girlfriend to meet his parents and his strange brother.
Also in 2009, he played Guy at Party in the short comedy movie “The New 20’s”, as well as Paul in the short comedy film “A Fuchsia Elephant”, written and directed by Dianna Agron, who also starred in it, alongside Dave Franco; the movie follows Charlotte Hill who’s about to turn 18, and has promised to herself that she won’t follow in her mother’s footsteps and become an alcoholic.
Paul’s only other acting credit has been playing Aaron in the 2012 short drama movie “Magpie”, written and directed by Rose Bush, and which starred Daniel Hershberger and Ashley Rae Spillers; it follows a father who’s found his daughter’s sex tape, and the movie was nominated for a SXSW Grand Jury Award for Texas Short.
Paul worked as a second assistant cameraman on the 2012 short comedy movie “Lucy in the Sky with Diamond”.
He produced the 2016 short comedy film “The Berkshire Apprentice”, written and directed by his brother Joey, and which starred Warren Buffett, Clark Duke and Michael Kives; it follows the lives of two people working together.
Paul also produced the 2016 short animated movie “The Snow Monster”, written and directed by David Prindle, and which follows a snow monster who’s finding it hard to make friends because everybody’s afraid of him.
Paul founded his company Wheel Video in January 2015, and served as its CEO until it was closed in December 2016.
He joined Tinder as their vice president of special initiatives in January 2017, and has been working at the company since then.
Love life and relationships
Paul prefers to keep his love life away from media, but it’s still widely known that he’s today in a relationship with famous Cuban-Spanish actress Ana Celia de Armas Caso.
Ana and Paul met in July 2021, and have since been spotted spending time together and kissing on multiple occasions. She’s appeared in 32 movies and TV series, and is perhaps known best for playing Joi in the critically acclaimed 2017 action mystery movie “Blade Runner 2049”, starring alongside Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford. Ana’s won 11 of the 49 awards for which she’s been nominated, including an Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role, for the 2022 biographical romantic movie “Blonde”.
Paul’s yet to mention other women whom he’s dated, while it’s known that Ana was married to Spanish actor Marc Clotet Fresquet from July 2011 through 2013, and that she was engaged to talent agent Franklin Latt in 2015 and 2016. From March 2020 through January 2021, Ana was in a relationship with famous American actor and moviemaker Ben Affleck.
As of April 2023, Paul’s in a relationship with Ana Celia de Armas Caso, he hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
— Page Six (@PageSix) December 14, 2021
Interesting facts and hobbies
Paul prefers to keep the details of his private life to himself, and thus isn’t active on Twitter and Instagram, however, he’s been featured in a number of pictures and videos uploaded by other users onto these social media networks.
He’s passionate about traveling, and his career’s taken him to many US states, while he’s also vacationed in a number of European countries; Paul mostly enjoys visiting Amsterdam in The Netherlands.
He’s a huge lover of animals, and has two pet dogs and a pet cat.
Paul has his own favorite actors, some of whom are Joaquin Phoenix, Gary Oldman and Anthony Hopkins, and some of his favorite films include “Gladiator”, “The Dark Knight” and “The Father”.
Height, eyes and wealth
Paul’s age is 39. He has brown hair and eyes, is 5ft 11ins (1.8m) tall and weighs around 175lbs (79kgs).
Paul’s net worth’s been estimated at over $20 million, as of April 2023, and his girlfriend Ana’s at over $4 million.