Amazing Paul Wesley Facts

Paul Wesley Facts

Paul Wesley is an actor, director, and producer. He is famous for his role in the hit TV series Vampire Diaries for his role as Stefan Salvatore. With his good looks and enigmatic character, it is no wonder a lot of people are drawn to him. Below are fascinating Paul Wesley facts that you need to know.

Facts about Paul Wesley

1 If he did not pursue acting, he would have become an investigative journalist.

2 He featured in indie flicks before and these include “Before I Disappear” and “Amira & Me.”

3 He features in more movies than his other co-stars, including Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev, in Vampire Diaries.

4 He felt himself inadequate as a vampire and he thinks he does not stand a chance alongside Twilight’s Robert Pattinson.

5 He had a tattoo of a skull and crossbones from his teen years. However, he regretted having the tattoo and had it covered with another one – this time a rose.

6 He spends his time reading books. His favorite book of all time is the J.D. Salinger classic “The Catcher in the Rye.”

7 He does not own a television, and therefore, he does not watch TV. Hard to believe considering that he is a huge TV star.

8 Did you know that even though he is still in his 30s, Paul Wesley has already gotten a divorce? He was married in 2011 to Torrey DeVitto but they filed a divorce in 2013.

9 His real name is Paul Thomas Wasilewski. He changed his name in 2005 to make it easier for people to pronounce and remember.

10 Paul Wesley speaks fluent Polish. Although he was born in America, he has strong Polish roots. Moreover, he spent four months every year in Poland until he turned 16.

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11 Paul Wesley won different award categories in the Teen Choice Awards from 2010 to 2013.

Paul Wesley’s “close friends only” stories on instagram (q&a) |

In this fun TikTok compilation, Paul answers many questions from his fans. He also plays around with a LOT of fun filters. If you are a fan of his and appreciate his acting, you will love this montage!

Image Credit: “Paul Wesley” by Gage Skidmore is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0