Paul Teutul Sr.’s biography

Paul John Teutul is the founder of Orange County Choppers, a manufacturer of custom motorcycles and the focus of the reality television series American Chopper. Teutul first appeared on the show with his sons Paul Teutul Jr. and Michael Teutul. In 2013, his new show Orange County Choppers premiered on CMT.

Paul Teutul Sr.
Paul Teutul Sr.
  • Source of Wealth: Orange County Choppers, Orange County Iron Works
  • Age: 70
  • Birth Place: Yonkers, New York
  • Height: 6′ 0″ (1.83 m)
  • Marital Status: Married (Beth Dillon)
  • Full Name: Paul John Teutul Sr.
  • Nationality: United States
  • 74 Years of 2024
  • Date of Birth: May 1, 1949
  • Ethnicity: Caucasian
  • Occupation: Motorcycle Designer and Builder
  • Children: 4 (Paul Jr., Daniel, Michael, Cristin)


Paul Teutul Sr. has an estimated net worth of $15 Million. Known as the star in the reality TV series American Chopper, Paul Teutul Sr. is one of the co-founders of Orange County Choppers, a manufacturer of customized motorcycles. Paul Sr. appears on the show with his sons Michael and Paul Jr.

Born and raised in New York, Paul Teutul Sr. started with Orange County Ironworks, a small fabrication shop that is now owned and managed by his son Daniel. From then on, he started making custom bikes and in 1999, he left the shop to form Orange County Choppers with his other son Paul Jr.

As an actor, Paul Sr. has created an impression of being a short-tempered and hard-nosed businessman who often yells due to the uncleanliness and disorganization of the shop. Aside from American Chopper, Paul Sr. has also appeared on several shows like Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, and Late Show with David Letterman.