American actor Connor Paolo is best known as Eric van der Woodsen on The CW's teen drama series Gossip Girl. He appeared in the Oscar-nominated film, Mystic River. Connor is also known for his role in the movie Alexander in 2004. With his involvement in the entertainment industry, he has surpassed 16 years of experience owning both fame and wealth.
What's Connor Paolo's Net Worth?
Connor Paolo with his enthusiasm in movie and television industry has summoned the net worth of $3 Million. He derived his prominent part of net worth from his acting career. Among his movie credits, World Trade Center is one of his biggest hit movies that collected $163 million in box office which was made out of budget $65 million. Thus, he earned a lavish fortune from the film.
The 27-years-old actor with his involvement in acting since 2002 has appeared in numerous movies and television series. He has his outstanding role in the movie Mystic River portraying the character as young Sean Devine. Mystic River had a stupendous run at the box office and managed to gather $156.8 million.
Besides, Connor's long-running TV series include One Life to Live(16 episodes), Gossip Girl(53 episodes), Revenge(44 episodes). His appearance in series increased his fortunes substantially. In 2018, Connor appeared on the Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams portraying the character of Ethan.
Connor A Gay On-Screen; Has Girlfriend Off-Screen!
Connor Paolo came to spotlight portraying a gay character of Eric Van Der Woodsen in Gossip Girl. His surreal portrayal in Gossip Girl led people to speculate that he is gay in real life too. When his character got critical acclaim, confusion over his sexuality also increased dramatically. However, he clarified in this regards and said to PEOPLE back in 2012,
"I'm an actor and it's a part. Being gay is nothing but another way to live your life. It's just who he is."
Connor dated New York-born actress, Alice Kremelberg. The couple was in a relationship in 2007. The couple was also spotted at Bootsy Bellows in West Hollywood, CA but, ended their relationship after two years.
Later around 2011-2013, Connor reportedly had romantic links with Adelaide Kane, his cast member in CW series Reign. She even called him the king of her heart. But their relationship never took the flight and ended without any buzz.
As of now, he is in a relationship with actress Grace Van Dien. Connor and his girlfriend keep posting pictures on social media. Grace shared a photo of her while holding the rose by Connor. Unfortunately, the picture was photobombed by Iddo Goldberg.
Connor Paolo gave a rose to his girlfriend Grace Van Dien on 5 June 2017 (Photo: Instagram)
The duo is enjoying their life together but is yet to get married. Grace has not come up with a decision of being Connor's wife yet.
Standing at the height of 1.7 meters (5' 7"), Connor Paolo was born on 11 July 1990 in New York City, New York, USA. He was raised to a Jewish family as the son of Colin Paolo, a writer and screenwriter and Julia Mendelsohn, a vocal coach, and classical pianist. Connor holds American nationality and belongs to Jewish ethnicity. He attended Appel Farm Arts and Music Center Summer Arts Camp. Later, he joined New York University.