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Pauly D

Pauly D is a famous DJ and also a TV star who is popular for being a part of MTV’s reality show, “Jersey Shore“. Pauly D is the first of the Jersey Shore members to launch his private spin-off show, “The Pauly D Project“.

Early Life

Pauly D’s full name is Paul DelVecchio Jr. who was born on 5th July 1980, in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. The famous DJ is an American native and is of Italian ethnicity. Likewise, their age is forty-three years old as of 2023, and are following Christianity. The name of his father is Paul D. DelVecchio Sr. and his mother is Donna DiCarlo who is of Italian descent. He was raised in Providence and Johnston, Rhode Island, together with his sibling, Vanessa.

As for his education, the DJ went to ‘Johnston High School’ which is in Rhode Island. Paul D’s initial motivation was Adam Michael Goldstein whose stage name is DJ AM. The American DJ started gaining interest in music when he was a kid and eventually made a decision Paul had to be a musical artist, specifically a popular DJ. He began his career being a DJ by performing at local bars. In a short time, the American artist got popular by his stage name, Pauly D.

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Caption: Pauly D when he was young (Source: Instagram)

Career and Professional Life

In the year 2009, Pauly D became a member of the famous American reality TV show, ‘Jersey Shore’ which premiered on MTV. Then, he exposed that his reputation being a DJ wasn’t the reason for his presence in the show. The DJ even stated that the creators of ‘Jersey Shore’ had communicated with him over an online website, Myspace after liking his appearances. After cooperating with the agents of ‘Jersey Shore’ complete Myspace, he gave his phone number to them, post which he was called by the show’s casting directors.

The casting directors had phoned from Los Angeles to notify him that they would send some of their team members to his apartment to record a day in his life. MTV’s camera team monitored him for a whole day. This took, them to his gym, club, and many others he would routinely go to. After 6 months, the American DJ got a phone call from the creators of ‘Jersey Shore’ and informed him that he was going to be a part of the show. His fame increased after being present in the same reality series which provoked famous publications to write about him.

The American weekly news magazine ‘Time’ defined his admirers as ‘seriously rabid’, which says volumes about the adoration his admirers have for him. His fame even promoted him in his music career and he brought out his single, “Beat Dat Beat” in the year 2010. That same year, he got a nomination for being ‘America’s Best DJ.’ Likewise, he again got a nomination for the alike competition the next year. On 11th August 2011, the DJ declared that he had protected an agreement to bring 3 albums below 50 Cent’s record labels, “G-Unit Records” and “G-Note Records”.


That same year, he worked together with Britney Spears while performing at the opening performance of Britney’s ‘Femme Fatale Tour’, in major North American cities. Then, he went on to work with rapper Big Sean in July 2012 for one of his approaching albums. To this day, the American DJ has collected massive followers all over social media platforms. Due to his fan following, the organizers of ‘World Wrestling Entertainment’ had to hire him as the new ambassador for ‘SummerSlam’.

On 15th January 2012, the DJ brought out a single, “Back to Love” where the popular British singer and songwriter, Jay Sean was also present. The single reached the ‘UK Singles Chart’ and was cherished by the critics too. From 29th March 2012 to 14th June 2012, the American DJ was present in a reality TV series, “The Pauly D Project”. The series premiered on MTV and was even Jersey Shore’s spin-off show. He even was the 1st participant from ‘Jersey Shore’ to acquire his spin-off show. The 1st season of the show had twelve episodes and was centered on his career being a DJ.

In 2016, he brought out a single track, ‘Did You Know’, and even was chosen to be a member of a reality TV series, ‘Famously Single’. He was then present in the 1st season of the show that was out on ‘Entertainment Television’ on 14th June 2016. In 2016, the American DJ got a role of himself to play in a short movie, ‘Spring Break Zombie Massacre.’ Moreover, he was reminded by the creators of ‘Jersey Shore’ in 2018 who desired him to be a member of the show’s follow-up, ‘Jersey Shore: Family Vacation’.

Awards and Nominations

In the year 2010, the American DJ became a nominee for the significant Teen Choice Awards for the category of ‘Male Reality Star’. Unfortunately, he was unable to be the winner of the award that year. Next 2011, the American DJ again got a nomination for a similar award the year 2011. This time, he managed to receive the award. In the year 2012, he got the award that went to be a creative year for him.

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Caption: Pauly D entertaining people (Source: Instagram)

Pauly D – Net Worth 2024

He has been making an impressive amount of money throughout his professional career. Their recent estimated net worth of his is around $20 million US Dollars. Also, the primary source of his income is his professional career as a DJ and a reality television personality. However, there is no further detail about his salary and assets. Currently, the American DJ has been living a luxurious and peaceful life in the United States of America.

Relationship Status

The American DJ previously was dating his fellow musician and reality television personality, Aubrey O’Day. It was from the year 2016 when the couple started dating each other. Unfortunately, the couple’s relationship didn’t go ahead and they broke up in the year 2017. In October 2013, the American famous DJ declared that hehads been taking care of a girl, Amabella Sophia. He is like a father to Amabella Sophia and is residing in New Jersey. However, there is no further information about Pauly’s present relationship, the name of his daughter’s mother, and many more.

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Caption: Pauly D with his ex-girlfriend (Source: DSR MEDIAS)

Pauly D – Body Measurement

As for the body measurement of Pauly, he has a healthy and muscular body type. The American DJ has a good height of 5 feet 8 inches or 1.78 m. Similarly, he has a suitablebody weightt of around 78 kg. Their body measurements of his are 44 inches 32 inches, and 38 inches. The size of the American DJ’s biceps is 19 inches he has been wearing a shoe size of 10 (US). Moreover, he has a medium complexion with a pair of brown eyes and black hair.

Pauly D – Social Media

Being a popular public figure, he has surely been highly active on all social media platforms. The American DJ has an Instagram account where he has already gained 4.5 million followers. Likewise, he has 3.7 million followers on his Twitter account as of August 2021. The American reality TV personality also has a Facebook page with 8.1 million followers. In addition, he has his own YouTube channel with the name, “DJ Pauly D”. There, he has gained 95.5 thousand subscribers.