Who is Paul Marcarelli? Bio, Age, Net Worth, Relationship, Height, Ethnicity

American actor Paul Marcarelli is well known for his many brand-related advertisements. He rose to fame in 2002 when he portrayed the “Test Man” in a Verizon Wireless commercial. He gained a great deal of fame thanks to the phrases “Can you hear me now?” and “Good.”

Up until 2011, he appeared in hundreds of advertisements for Verizon. Then, in 2016, following the expiration of his non-compete agreement with Verizon, he was hired by Sprint, a competitor, to serve as their spokesperson. He has been working for Sprint since.

Paul Marcarelli: Early Life, Age, Wiki, Parents, Ethnicity

Paul Marcarelli was born in North Haven, Connecticut, on May 24, 1970. Matthew Marcarelli, one of his twin brothers, is named.

Paul also earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Fairfield University in 1992.

Sexuality (Gay) Talks

Openly gay, Paul Marcarelli is.

He said that in 2006, some neighborhood kids drove past his Guildford, Connecticut, home at odd hours of the night and shouted, “Can you hear me now?” during an interview for The Atlantic’s 2011 article. Later, several kids came to understand that he was gay and began calling him names like “Faggot.”

Because he was a well-known figure who appeared in Verizon commercials, he was reluctant to report the bullying to authorities for fear that his sexuality may be discovered and have an adverse effect on his income.


Ryan Brown, a chef and the proprietor of Ryan Brown Catering in Brooklyn, New York, is wed to Paul Marcarelli.

The pair met in 1992 at a modeling agency after being introduced. Ryan and Paul’s ex-boyfriend used to work there. Ryan soon became one of Paul’s closest pals in New York.

They weren’t close enough to each other to communicate frequently, but they periodically ran into each other at events or the gym. However, Paul didn’t consider dating Ryan until 2008, when Ryan came to a play Paul was producing with a friend of theirs who was in it.

So, on October 6, 2014, after dating for a few years, they got married.

Film Works

The Green, a 2011 movie with an Outfest premiere, was written, directed, and produced by Paul Marcarelli. The cast, screenplay, and movie went on to get recognition for the script and best feature awards.

Then, in 2013, he once more wrote and made the feature film Clutter. In May 2014, the movie opened in theaters after having its competition debut at the Seattle International Film Festival in 2013. The movie was nominated for the New American Cinema Award and The Women Film Critics Circle Award before winning Best Feature Film at the Harlem International Film Festival.

In addition, he served as executive producer for four episodes of the TV show Adult in 2018 and the popular documentary The Royal Road in 2015.

Net worth

Paul Marcarelli has a net worth of $10 million, claims Celebritynetworth.

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