Paul Fenech Net Worth, Family, Wife, TV Show

By Aditya Rana | Updated On: 25 Sep, 2020
Paul Fenech Net Worth, Family, Wife, TV Show

Traversing a brief career as a kickboxer and becoming a soldier in the Australian Army, Paul Fenech carved his path as an Australian filmmaker and actor. He is noted for achieving third place in Sydney's Tropfest short film festival during 1995 for his biographical short film Pizza Man. 

He has directed films like Fat Pizza vs. Housos, Housos vs. Authority, and played several roles in Bogan Hunters, Celebrity Splash!, and Pizza.

Paul Fenech's Net Worth And TV Shows

Paul is an Australian actor and filmmaker who bags a net worth of $5 million. The 46-year-old is active in the entertainment industry since 1994. Early in her career days, he directed a documentary named  More Than Legends about Aboriginal culture. He then gained limelight by winning the top 3 positions in Sydney's annual Tropfest film festival in 1995. He had directed a short film named Pizza Man, which was based on his experience as a pizza delivery driver. After three years, he again won the Tropfest award for Intolerance. 

He managed a deal with Australian community broadcaster SBS to produce a sitcom entitled Pizza. It premiered in 2000 and ran for five seasons, airing till 2007. Based on the series Fat Pizza, he directed a full-length motion picture in 2003. And after over a decade, he created a feature film Fat Pizza vs. Housos, a mixture of Pizza and SBS series Housos. Housos won the Most Outstanding Light Entertainemnt Program at the 2014 Logie Awards.    

His other creation, Swift and Shift Couriers, aired on SBS in October 2008 while the second series aired on August 2011.

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The filmmaker completed his secret project, a new show called Deadly Down Under, during July 2018. The 7mate program aired in September 2018, where he took a role of Pauly. The show follows his adventure for the deadliest creature in Australia alongside the presenters Jacquie Rodriquez and Elle Cooper.

Paul Fenech with presenters Jacquie Rodriquez and Elle Cooper in 7mate's 'Deadly Down Under' (Photo:

In May 2014, his comedy program Bogan Hunter was aired on 7mate and became the highest-rating entertainment show. For his work in comedy, Paul was nominated four times for Logie Award and received a nomination for the Australian Comedy Awards.

Paul Fenech Family, Parents, Wife!

Australian filmmaker Paul, age 46, was born to a Maltese migrant father named Fred and Torres Strait Islander heritage mother. His parents raised him at Stanmore in Sydney's inner west. As a kid, he was a hooligan and got jolted out of three schools for his quick-witted shenanigans. In his family, he was pretty much close to his father, who was his biggest supporter.

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His father Fred, had a sad demise in September 2014, and Paul still honors the moment he used to bicker him as a kid. The filmmaker recollects that his father was always looking out for him and described him as his great friend. Though he got trouble fighting with rival skinheads and punks as a part of gang members, it was Fred who always remained supportive of him. 

He still has a photo of his childhood where his father Fred escorted him adhering to his toy vehicle. It took a while for him to discern the generosity of his father due to a hazy memory of him. His grandfather had a Housing Commission home and was a war veteran. Paul bought the home of his grandfather and often resides there. 

Apart from that, he is a family person who is fulfilling his parental duty raising his kids. The 50 Foot Show director is a married man. He and his wife are nourishing their kids residing in Sydney. While Paul is savoring his matrimonial to the fullest, his work sometimes can cause trouble for his wife. While he was on vacation in Broome, he shot his short comedy film Space Pizza, where his wife became a cameraperson.

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Short Bio

Paul was born in Sydney, New South Wales, on 21 November 1972. He has nicknames like Pauly or Paulie. His birth sign is Scorpio, and holds Australian nationality. Paul has a height of 1.61 m (5 feet 3½ inches).