Paul D. DelVecchio Sr. is the father of the famous American DJ, Paul D. He is of Italian origin. DelVecchio Sr.’s son, Paul D. DelVecchio Jr. is popularly known as Paul D or DJ Paul D. The DJ is best known for being a cast member on the MTV reality show Jersey Shore.
Personal Life and Family of Paul D. DelVecchio Sr.
Paul D. DelVecchio Sr. married Donna DiCarlo, another American of Italian descent. They welcomed their son Paul D. DelVecchio Jr. on July 5, 1980. The couple also have a daughter named Vanessa. Nothing much is known about them except that Paul D is a popular television personality.
Who is DJ Paul D?
Paul D was born in Providence, Rhode Island. He is an American citizen of Italian descent but considers himself 100% Italian. He has one sister. His parents divorced when he was four years old, and his mother raised him.
Paul D attended Johnston High School, where he played lacrosse and soccer. He then went on to the Community College of Rhode Island, where he studied communications. He then worked as a bouncer and a bartender before getting his big break on Jersey Shore.
Paul D in Reality TV Shows
Jersey Shore premiered on MTV in 2009 and ran for six seasons. The show followed the lives of eight housemates who lived together in a beach house in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Paul D was known for his catchphrases “cabs are here!” and “gorilla juicehead”. He was also known for his on-again, off-again relationship with his co-star, Nicole Polizzi.
After Jersey Shore ended, Paul D appeared on other reality shows, including Celebrity Wife Swap and Famously Single. He has also appeared on talk shows, such as The View and Watch What Happens Live.
DJ Paul D as a Musician
Paul D has also toured as a DJ and performs at nightclubs around the world. He has released two mixed tapes, “Back to the Crib” and “Crank It Up.” In 2011, he released his first single, “Beat Dat Beat (It’s Time to)” and debuted his own line of headphones, called “Fresh by Paul D.” In 2012, he was ranked 40 on Forbes’ list of Top-Earning DJs.
Acting career of Paul D
Paul D has also ventured into acting, appearing in the films Paul Shore Is Dead and The Last Shot. He has also guest-starred on the television shows Entourage and The Hard Times of RJ Berger.
Other Works of Paul D
In 2016, he launched his own line of Italian ices, called “Paul D’s”. The following year, he launched his own line of vodka, called “Paul D’s Vodka”. In 2018, he produced and starred in a Jersey Shore reunion show, called Jersey Shore: Family Vacation. The show was a ratings success and was renewed for a second season.
Net Worth of Paul D DelVecchio Jr.
Paul D has an estimated net worth of $4 million.
Paul D is one of the most recognizable faces of Jersey Shore and MTV. He has built a successful career as a DJ and television personality. He is also an actor and has appeared in several films and television shows. Paul D is a successful entertainer and businessperson.