Paul Mooney Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth, Wife, Marriage

Paul Mooney

Paul Mooney is a comedian, social commentator, and actor best known for his roles on Chappelle’s Show. Furthermore, he used to write jokes for legendary comedian Richard Pryor.

Quick Facts

Full Real NamePaul Mooney
Age (as of 2024)82 years old
ProfessionComedian, social commentator
Date of birthAugust 4, 1941
Place of BirthShreveport, Louisiana
WifeYvonne Mooney
Net worth$500 thousand
Height (approx.)6 ft 0 inches
Weight (approx.)70 Kg

Paul Mooney Age & Early Life

Paul Mooney was born on August 4, 1941, in Shreveport, Louisiana, to George Gladney and LaVoya Ealy. He and his parents subsequently relocated to Oakland, California, where he was mostly reared and brought up by his grandmother, Almay Ealy. He is of African-American origin and of American nationality. Furthermore, no information about his school and university attendance is available.

Paul Mooney Height & Weight

Paul Mooney stands at 6 feet tall. He is bald and has dark brown eyes. Furthermore, no precise information about his other bodily measures is available.

Paul Mooney

Paul Mooney Net Worth

How much is Paul Mooney’s net worth? As of March 2024, he has a net worth of $500 thousand as a result of his standup performance and humorous writing.


Prior to becoming a comedian, Paul Mooney was a ringmaster in Gatti-Charles Circus where he developed his writing and telling comedy jokes. And it was because of this that he landed his first professional job as a writer for Richard Pryor. Later, he wrote for programs such as ‘Saturday Night Live,’ ‘Sunset Strip,’ ‘Bicentennial Nigger,’ and the Is It Something I Said CDs, among others.


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He also wrote for Redd Foxx’s Sanford and Son and Good Times, as well as acting in comedies such as Which Way Is Up?, Bustin’ Loose, Hollywood Shuffle, and The Buddy Holly Story. Later, he worked as a writer for FOX’s sketch comedy In Living Color and acted in Spike Lee’s film Bamboozled. Furthermore, he gave many stand-up comedians such as Robin Williams, Marsha Warfield, Sandra Bernhard, John Witherspoon, and Tim Reid, their first breakthrough from ‘The Richard Pryor Show.

Paul Mooney Wife & Marriage

Who is Paul Mooney Wife? Paul Mooney was married to Yvonne Mooney, with whom he had three children. However, they divorced and divorced each other. Symeon, his son, was killed in 2001. He was later considered to be the father of another kid after divorcing Yvonne. Symeon, Shane, Dwayne, and Daryl are his children’s names. Furthermore, there was a claim that he had previously dated actress Lori Petty.