Paul Teutul Sr. is by any means the star “yeller” at the American chopper series that illuminated the reality TV star along with his sons. He is the founder of the orange country choppers, which manufactures custom designed motorbikes.
Inspired by the 70s movies, it was Paul Teutul who followed his dreams into reality and earned a widespread name and fame, with his abilities.
Discover more about the life and death controversies of the great American entrepreneur and motorbike enthusiast. This article covers, and unties facts on the net worth of Paul Teutul, along with his family relationships, marriage and death rumors to the worse.
Who is Paul Teutul Sr.?
Paul Teutul Sr. (Paul John Teutul ) was born in the outskirts of Yonkers, New York on May 1, 1949, and was raised in Pearl River. Out of his hobby, Teutul started Orange country Ironworks for building custom bikes, as he saw in the movies. The movie that inspired him to its best is known to be “The Wild One and Easy Rider.”
Moreover, Teutul is also known to sail as the member of the US merchant marines during the Vietnam War, but there are no traces so far for his service in the military, which still has questions on his role aboard.
Apart from the motorcycle business and the reality TV star, Paul is known for his tattoos and mustache, which does give a mesmerizing look to his gigantic musculature.
Teutul married twice in his life, Paula Teutul (1969–1995) and Beth Ann Santos (2007-2015). With his former wives, Teutul has three sons and a daughter. At present, the 70-year-old charm is in domestic life sharing with his long term girlfriend, Joan Bulger/Kay.
What happened to Paul Teutul Sr? Is he dead?
There have been rumors in the past about the death of the great Motorcycle enthusiast, but piercing through all the rumors and hoaxes, Paul Teutul stands alive and well at present. He is not dead but pretty much alive and healthy.
As an initiation of the hoaxes, a video appeared in Youtube with a streaming news screen and giving out the news of the death of the heroic Paul Teutul Sr, due to pancreatic cancer after being hospitalized for a few days.
But the youtube video was by far defended on the spot by the followers of the legend, as read in the YouTube comment by May Rodriguez:
“Just saw him at the NY Auto Show yesterday with his son Mikey. He looked and talked pretty damn good for a corpse.”
Rumors about Paul Teutul Sr Cancer.
There have been rumors about the Paul Teutul Sr. having a decaying pancreas, and the big guy apparently has cancer associated with it. However, as there are no confirmations and verifications from official sources, it has remained only as a part of unconfirmed gossip. It could be the residuals of the video hoaxes that gave out an idea to the general mass to worry about their favorite TV star.
Moreover, during June 2011, some anonymous character posted in the practically classics forum about the death of Paul Teutul, which grew into a tailing thread.
There also had been rumors on the death of the “mustache guy” in a bike accident in 2016 which also encircled the earth at once.
So Is Paul Teutul Sr. Dead or Alive?
Despite the death rumors and hoaxes spread all over his years, the American bike enthusiast and reality TV star is well and living up to date. He is known to live a happy life riding motorbikes and helping animals with his gorgeous long term girlfriend, Joan Bulger/Kay. It could be out of his style or the power, but the guy has a good taste in being around beauty with such an irresistible charm.
His Mother died
Paul Teutul Sr. lost his mother Helen at the age of 93, at the time when the competitive rivalry of a father to son in the series: American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior was burning out the pleasance between the senior and Junior Paul Teutul. But the distressful news of his grandmother’s departure made Paul Teutul Jr. Call his father, and utter a few wise words directly out of his heart.
Despite this, the bitterness between the firstborn son of the great Teutul family and father Paul Teutul Sr. didn’t see a charming reconciliation.
Quick Facts about Paul Teutul Sr.
|Full name||Paul John Teutul|
|Age||70 years old|
|Birthdate||May 1, 1949|
|Birth Place||Yonkers, New York, U.S|
|Profession||The TV star, Businessman|
|Spouse||Domestic partner Joan Bulger/Kay (2011 to present)
Beth Ann Santos (2007-2015) (divorced)
Paula Teutul (1969–1995) (divorced)
|Net worth||15 million USD|
|Social Media||Facebook, Twitter, Instagram|