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Paul Mooney (Comedian) Biography, Age, Death, Height, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : May 22, 2021

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Short Biography

Paul Mooney was born on 04-08-1941 in Shreveport in the state of Louisiana, United States. He was an American Comedian, Film Actor, Television Actor, Screenwriter, Television Producer, Film Producer, Critic, Writer & Author.

Paul Mooney Complete Bio & Career

Mooney started his career as a ringmaster in the Gatti-Charles circus. He was very innovative as a ringmaster and always make the audience laugh with his moves and actions. Paul wrote scripts for many stand-up comedians and comedy shows. Richard Pryor was the very first performer for whom he starts writing for the show ''Saturday Night Lives, Live on the Sunset Strip. 
Along with writing he also starts acting with the Chappelle's show and acted in ''Asked a Black Dude''. During his career, he met with many controversies due to his critical thinking about whites or Americans. Most of the content he wrote was based on the Discrimination made by Americans with blacks based on their race and color.
He acted as a comedian in many films such as F.T.A, Which Way Is Up, The Legend Of Dolemite, Bustin's Loose, In the army now, The Ketchup King, Bitter Jester, The N-Word, Bamboozled, The Old Settler, It's the end of the world, Good Hair and others also. He also performed on many television shows such as Judge Mooney, Th Larry Sanders Show, Good Times, Sanford and Son, etc.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

He died at the age of 79 from a heart attack on 19-05-2021 at his home in Oakland in the state of California, United States.

DEATHDAY 19 May,2021 (Friday)
DEATH PLACE Oakland, California

Paul Mooney Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to George Gladney & LaVoya Ealy. He had a brother named Rudy Mooney. On 19-01-1973, he married actress Yvonne Mooney (before marriage Yvonne Carothers). The couple had divorced. Together they had five sons named Spring Mooney (Actor), Dwayne Mooney (Comedian), Shane Mooney (Actor), Daryl Mooney (Comedian), and Symeon Mooney (Died in 2001).

Life's Important Dates Of Paul Mooney

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Black
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Louisiana, United States.
Nationality American , African
Religion Christian
Address Louisiana, United States.
School N/A
College N/A
Marital Status Married
Debut Gatti-Charles circus
Best Movies F.T.A
Salary N/A
Net Worth $500 Thousand
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Brand Vans
Favorite Player Tom Brady
Favorite Actress Embeth Davidtz
Favorite Actor Dean Cain
Favorite Singer Michael Jackson
Favorite Place Africa
Favorite Accessories Ear pin

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Paul Mooney

  • Paul was the best comedian and has millions of followers.
  • Black is the New Black is his famous writing as an author.
  • In 2014, he was diagnosed with Prostate Cancer but he still continues his work and tours.
  • He was the host of BET tribute to Black History Month.

Paul Mooney Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Paul Mooney was 79 years 9 months & 15 days old age.