• Julie Yaeger is a former publicist and current screenwriter and producer known for writing the script for the 2017 movie "Fun Mom Dinner".
• She was born in New York City in 1968 and studied Marketing and Strategic Communications at Saint John Fisher College.
• Julie began her career working as a publicist and additional crew member in the movie industry before writing and producing.
• She is married to actor Paul Rudd, with whom she has two children.
• Julie is also the co-owner of a candy store in Rhinebeck, New York, and has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
Who is Julie Yaeger?
A former publicist, turn-out screenwriter, and producer, Julie Yaeger rose to prominence after she married the famous ‘Ant-Man’ actor, Paul Rudd, but besides being known as a celebrity wife, she made a name for herself writing the script for the 2017 movie “Fun Mom Dinner” which won the Guild of Music Supervisors Award for Best Music Supervision for Film Budgeted Under 5 Million Dollars and was nominated for Special Yoga Award. The movie was produced by and starred her husband.
Although she’s perhaps known best for her marriage with the actor, Julie is more than just his gorgeous companion on the red carpet, and if you ever wanted to know more about her, let us tell you some interesting facts about this lady.
Early life, parents, and education
Julie Yaeger was born under the zodiac sign of Leo on 13 August 1968, in New York City, USA – she holds American nationality, and she comes from a family of Caucasian descent. She was raised in New York City by her parents, however, little is known about her mother but her father, Fred Yaeger is a well-known communications executive, the owner and founder of Yaeger Public Relations Company that works with numerous celebrity clients.
Speaking of Julie’s educational background, she attended Whitesboro High School, and upon matriculating in 1986, she enrolled at the Saint John Fisher College, from which she graduated in 1989 with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Strategic Communications.
Julie started her career as a publicist, working in a local office, and after that began working as an additional crew member in the movie industry, on movies such as “Men in Black”, “Mr. Jealousy”, and “Niagara, Niagara” in 1997. She started her career as a producer in 2005, working for the TV documentary series “The Suit with Dave Karger”.
In the following year she focused on writing, and as mentioned, wrote the script for the movie “Fun Mom Dinner”, also starring Bridget Everett, Katie Aselton and Toni Collete.
Julie is also a businesswoman too, the co-owner of the candy store in Rhinebeck, New York, alongside her husband, and also their movie star friends Jeffrey Dean Morgan and his wife, Hilarie Burton.
Marriage with Paul Rudd
Julie and Paul Rudd met when he walked into her office looking for a publicist, after the success of his 1995 movie “Clueless”. In one of his interviews, Paul said: ‘She was the first person I met in New York. We started talking and there was a maturity with her – she had experienced some tragedy in her life, I had too, and the impression I got was, wow, this is a woman. This isn’t a girl.’
Paul took her to lunch a few days later, and they soon started dating, but didn’t tie the knot until after eight years of dating, on 23 February 2003; the wedding was held in a private ceremony.
In the following year, they welcomed their son, Jack Sullivan, and their daughter, Darby was born in 2009.
As of June 2022, Julie and Paul are still married – Paul once said that his married life won’t sell tabloids, because they are living a normal, family life, although some parts of the movies “This Is 40” and “Knocked Up” were inspired by his and Julie’s relationship.
Although Paul Rudd was named People’s Sexiest Man Alive in November 2021, when the journalist asked what his most attractive feature is, he answered that it’s his wife.
Age, height, and net worth
Julie’s age is 56; she has blonde hair and blue eyes, weighs around 135lbs (62kgs) and is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) tall, with vital statistics of 35-28-36.
According to sources, Julie’s net worth has been estimated at $1 million, while as of June 2022, her husband’s net worth has been estimated at over $70 million.
Who is Paul Rudd?
A producer, writer, and an actor with over 125 credits to his name, perhaps known best for his roles in movies such as “Ant-Man”, “Dinner for Schmucks”, and “I Love You, Man”, Paul Rudd made his acting debut portraying David in the 1993 TV mini-series “The Fire Next Time”; his breakthrough role came in 1995 when he was cast to play Josh in the romantic comedy “Clueless”.
Paul Stephen Rudd was born under the zodiac sign of Aries on 6 April 1969, in Passaic, New Jersey USA; he holds American nationality, and comes from a family of English and Ashkenazi Jewish descent. Paul was raised alongside his sister Mandi by their parents Michel and Gloria – his paternal family’s original surname was Rudnitsky, which his grandfather changed to Rudd after he immigrated to England.
Because of his father’s occupation, eventually vice-president of Trans World Airlines (TWA), the family often moved across the US and Canada.
Paul graduated from Shawnee Mission West High School in Kansas USA, and upon matriculating in 1987, he enrolled at the University of Kansas, from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Art (Theatre), in 1990.
Before he launched his acting career, Paul worked at bar mitzvahs as a disc jockey, also in a variety of odd jobs, such as glazing hams.
In his career to date, Paul has had 27 award nominations and nine wins, while on 1 July 2015, he received his Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and in 2022, he was nominated for New Jersey Hall of Fame in the Performing Arts and Entertainment category.
Paul Rudd’s list of roles is too long to enumerate, however, we already mentioned some of his most notable, but we can’t forget his role as Don in “Night at the Museum”, or as Chuck in “Forgetting Sarah Marshall”, while the audience also enjoyed his virtuoso acting in hit movies such as “Over Her Dead Body”, “Role Models”, “Wanderlust”, “Captain America: Civil War”, and “The Catcher Was a Spy”.
His most recent roles were in the 2019 movie “Avengers: Endgame”, and “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” in 2021, while his newest movie, “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania”, is currently in post-production, and should be released in 2023.