Paul Butcher’s Personal Life And More!
Paul Butcher is an American singer and actor. He is widely known for playing the role of the younger brother of Zoey Brooks, Dustin Brooks. Playing a role in the four seasons of the TV show Zoey 101 garnered him a lot of popularity. His other famous roles include Pookie in the show ‘MyMusic’ as Tyler Kennedy in the drama ‘Lake Munro,’ and as Jeff. He was also a part of a number of other television programs. The TV programs include ‘Six Feet Under, ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’, ‘King of the Hill’, ‘Without a Trace’ and ‘Criminal Minds’.
Paul Matthew Hawke Butcher Jr. was born on February 14, 1994, in Los Angeles, California, USA. His father, Paul Butcher Sr. was a former NFL linebacker. Mary Lou Butcher, a major news reporter in the 1960s for the Detroit press, was his aunt. He attended and graduated from Oaks Christian School in June 2012. Later, he graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles. In his university days, he was associated with the Alpha Rho chapter of the fraternity Zeta Beta Tau as an active member.
As an Actor
His journey as an actor began at the age of 5 when he appeared in the Rascal Flatts music video Prayin’ for Daylight. Then when he was 7, he appeared in the 2001 episode of The Bernie Mac Show. In 2002 he played the role of the young Michael Sanger in the movie Landspeed. Then he appeared in an episode of the 2002 drama ‘Six Feet Under’. Then he went on playing numerous minor and guest roles in various movies and tv shows. His breakthrough role came in 2005 when he played Dustin Brooks in ‘Zoey 101’. He also played the role of Kenny/ Robin in ‘King of the Hill’ in the same year. Then in 2006, he appeared in the drama ‘The King of Queens. Paul Butcher has had guest roles in TV shows like Bones, NYPD Blue, and That 70’s Show. Then later, he appeared in the TV programs ‘Without a Trace’ and ‘Criminal Minds’. Later in 2009, he landed the main role in the series ‘Lake Munro’. Then In 2013, he was cast as Jeff Pookie in the show ‘MyMusic’. Paul then played the role of Sean Mills in the television movie ‘A Lesson in Romance’. Paul Butcher has also worked as a voice actor in several projects like ‘Surviving Sid’, ‘Barnyard’, ‘Nico’s Adventures’ and many more.
As a musician
Initially, he started singing cover versions of many songs. In 2008 he released three cover versions of songs. The covers were of the songs ‘Gimme That’ by Chris Brown, ‘Love Yourself’ by Justin Bieber and ‘This Love’ by Maroon 5. Paul Butcher released his first single, ‘Don’t Go’ in the July of 2010. Five years later, he released a song in January 2015 called ‘Stop Calling’. Then the following year, he released another non-album single, ‘Like I Would’. The album included other singles such as ‘Love Yourself’, ‘Little Things’, ‘Pillowtalk’, ‘Chainsaw’ and ‘Mercy’. Later in 2017, his ‘Ain’t Hurting Nobody’ and ‘Blood’ which was a collaboration with Taylor Hill was released. After two years, another one of his single ‘Nothing’ was released. As of now, his latest single was released on October 23 of the year 2020.
In the past, Paul Butcher was rumoured to be dating his co-star Jamie Lynn Spears from ‘Zoey 101’. He was later alleged to be dating actress and singer Jennette McCurdy in 2005. According to various websites, Paul Butcher is believed to have an estimated net worth between $500 thousand to $1 Million.
Some Interesting Facts about Paul Butcher:
- He has naturally Blonde Hair but wishes to dye his hair, Black.
- Paul has dark brown eyes.
- His star sign is Aquarius.
- He stands tall at the height of 5 ft 10 or 178 cm.
- Paul weighs about 159 pounds or 72kg.
- He belongs to the Christianity group of religion.
- His favourite TV show is Supernatural, and the movie is Transformers.
- Paul’s favourite sports are Basketball and Soccer.
- He is quite shy in nature as he avoids being in public places to avoid being noticed as girls run towards him screaming.
- The star of The Amanda Show on Nickelodeon, Drake Bell, is his friend.
- In the movie Number 23, Paul Butcher played the younger version of Johnny Depp’s character.
- He is very active on social media like Instagram, Twitter and YouTube. He has about more than 350,000 followers on Instagram. On Twitter, he has almost 96000 followers and 32000 subscribers on YouTube.
Paul Butcher has been involved in the entertainment industry for almost 22 years. At the age of 27, he has achieved a lot as both an actor and singer. His dedication and talents will only increase his popularity and establish him firmly in the industry.
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