Paul Mescal

Paul Mescal is an Irish actor who is best known for his portrayal of Connell in the Hulu and RTE series, Normal People. He made his acting debut in theatre.

Paul’s Bio & Family

The 24-years-of-age actor was born on February 2, 1996, in Maynooth, County Kildare, Ireland. He is among the three children of his parents, Paul Mescal and Dearbhla Mescal. His father, Paul, is a member of the Republic of Ireland police service. Likewise, his mother, Dearbhla, is a school teacher. Paul’s family includes his brother named Donnacha Mescal and sister named Nell Mescal.

Paul Mescal pictured with his family on September 28, 2017 (Paul’s Instagram)

After studying at a local high school, Paul graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Acting from The Lir Academy at Trinity College Dublin in 2017. He possesses white ethnicity and his birth sign is Aquarius.

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Career & Net Worth

 The young actor made his theatre debut with the role of Jay Gatsby in 2017’s The Great Gatsby. Later, he landed other stage roles in The Plough and the Stars (2018) and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2018).

Paul Mescal stars alongside Daisy Edgar-Jones on Normal People (Paul’s Instagram)

Recently in 2020, he appeared as Connell Waldron in the drama series, Normal People. He was cast aside British actress Daisy Edgar-Jones.

Paul’s Personal Life

The young actor is currently leading a single life. He has not involved in any relationship and dating affairs.

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Height & Body Statistics

The actor stands tall at a height of 5 feet and 11 inches (1.8 meters). Besides, Paul weighs around 165 pounds (75 kg). His body measurements read at 40-14.5-30 inches (Chest-Arms-Waist). Additionally, he has brown hair and blue eyes.  

Bio & Family
Name Paul Mescal
Birth Name Paul Mescal
DOB February 2, 1996
Place of Birth Maynooth, County Kildare, Ireland
Father’s Name Paul Mescal
Mother’s Name Dearbhla Mescal
Siblings 2
Brother/s Donnacha Mescal
Sister/s Nell Mescal
Nationality Irish
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Birth Sign Aquarius
High School NA
College/University Trinity College Dublin
Career & Net Worth
Profession Actor
Career 2017- present
Known For Normal People
Net Worth NA
Salary NA
Notable Credits Made appearance on The Graham Norton Show and The Late Late Show with James Corden
Personal Life
Gay/Lesbian No
Relationship Status Single
Husband/Wife Not Yet
Boyfriend/Girlfriend Not Yet
Engaged Not Yet
Wedding Date Not Yet
Children Not Yet
Son/s Not Yet
Daughter/s Not Yet
Divorce No
Body Statistics
Height 5 feet 11 inches (1.8 meters)
Weight 165 pounds (75 kg)
Measurements 40-14.5-30 inches (Chest-Arms-Waist)
Shoe Size 12 (US)
Dress Size NA
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Blue
  • Before acting, Paul was an under 21 footballer for Kildare GAA. 
  • He was also a member of Maynooth GAA. 
  • He had to give up the sport after a jaw injury.
  • His sister, Nell, is a singer.