Paul Thomas Anderson
Paul Thomas Anderson
Celebrated Name: Paul Thomas Anderson
Real Name/Full Name: Paul Thomas Anderson
Gender: Male
Age: 54 years old
Birth Date: June 26, 1970
Birth Place: Los Angles, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 5 ft 10 in
Weight: 75kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In a relationship
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Minnie Ida Anderson, Lucille Anderson, Pearl Minnie Anderson, and Jack Anderson)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): Yes (Paul Thomas Anderson)
Is Paul Thomas Anderson Gay?: No
Profession: Filmmaker
Salary: No
Net Worth in 2024: $80 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Paul Thomas is an American film director and producer.  He made his debut in 1996 with film Hard Eight. The filmmaker movies mostly based in the American West. He is known for engaging storytelling. The director is known for his films like Magnolia, There Will Be Blood, Boogie Nights, and Master. The last movie of Paul was Phantom Thread in 2017.

Thomas takes influence from Stanley Kubrick, Robert Altman, Jonathan Demme, Martin Scorsese, Orson Welles, Max Ophuls, and Robert Downey.

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Early Life & Biography

On June 26, 1970, the Paul Thomas Anderson was born to Edwin and Ernie Anderson. His father was an actor. The director grew up in San Fernando Valley. He has nine siblings. Paul was closed to his father, and his relationship with his mother was not so good. His father inspired him to become a film director or writer.

The filmmaker studied from various schools like Buckley in Sherman Oaks, John Thomas Dye School, Campbell Hall School, Cushing Academy, and Montclair Prep.  He starts filmmaking at a very young age. The producer created his first movie when he was eight years old. In 1982, he began making the film through his father Betamax video camera. The director created his real production using his saved money.

He directed a mockumentary film named The Dirk Diggler Story in 1988. Thomas studied from Santa Monica College. Paul started his career as a production assistant on television, movies, and game shows in Los Angeles and New York City. The director plays a gamble and created Cigarettes & Coffee, a short film though money from his girlfriend’s credit card and college fees. The film featured in the 1993 Sundance Festival Shorts Program. The director invited to 1994 Sundance Feature Film Program. Michael Caton-Jones became the mentor of Paul.

Personal Life

In 1997, Anderson started dating Fiona Apple. They ended their relationship in 2002. The couple used ecstasy and cocaine during their relationship. The producer is in a long-term relationship with Maya Rudolf. She is a comedian and actress. The couples live in San Fernando Valley. The couple has three daughters named Pearl Minnie, Minnie Ida and Lucille and a son Jack.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on June 26, 1970, Paul Thomas Anderson is 54 years old as of today’s date 18th July 2024. His height is 5 ft 10 in tall, and his weight is 75 kg.


In Sundance Feature Film Program, Paul signed a deal with Rysher Entertainment for a full-length feature. He directed the movie Hard Eight, and Rysher re-edited it. The film submitted in the 1996 Cannes Film Festival. Thomas’s film was released, which help in launching his career. After his release, he starts working on his next film. In 1995, he completed the script. The next movie of Thomas is Boogie Nights, based on the film The Dirk Diggler Story. On October 10, 1997, the movie was released and received commercial success.

In 1999, Paul Anderson’s third movie was Magnolia. The film received three academy awards at 72nd Academy Award.  The film nominated for Best Supporting Actor, Best Original Song, and Best Original Song.  The director wants to work with Adam Sandler in the future. In 2002, Paul comedy-drama film Punch-Drunk Love. The movie has the star cast of Sandler and Emily Watson.

In 2007, the director movie There Will Be Blood. The film collected $76.1 million against the budget of $15 million. Paul starts working on a new movie. On September 14, The Master released in North American.  The critics critically acclaimed the movie. In May 2013, the movie Inherent Vice was released. The film nominated for academy awards. Paul directed a documentary Junun in 2015. The documentary premiered at the 2015 New York Film Festival. The ninth film of Phantom Thread released in late 2017.

Awards & Achievements

Paul is known for his film making across the world. He is the only director who won all three director prizes from three major international film festivals. In 2015, Paul won Robert Altan Award in 2015 for Inherent Vice. In 1997, he won three words named Boston Society of Film Critics Award, Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award, and Toronto International Film Festival Award. He nominated for eight academy awards, one Golden Globe Award, and five Bafta Awards.

Net Worth & Salary of Paul Thomas Anderson in 2024

Paul Thomas Anderson Net Worth
Paul Thomas Anderson Net Worth

As of July 2024, The net worth of Paul Thomas Anderson is $80 million. He left his college to become a director who was the right decision for him. Anderson earned money from producing and directing movies. He created his first movie when he was a teen. The character in Paul movies smoked Camel Cigarettes.

Paul directed a segment with Ben Affleck for Saturday Night Live. He also directed several music videos for an artist.

The director worked with top Hollywood artists. He has given several memorable movies to the audience.


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