Who is Paul Reubens?
Paul Reubens is one of the renowned and remarkable American actors; he got tremendous media coverage and public attention after portraying the character of Pee-Wee Herman. Reubens real name is Paul Reubens; he was born on August 27, 1952, and his birthplace is Peekskill, New York, USA. He is credited with being a competent actor, comedian, and writer. And in the three different fields, he has proved himself marvelously. Since 1977, he has been serving the Hollywood industry regarding acting, comedy, and writing. Besides these aspects, he has also tried his abilities in producing films and hosting game shows. Although officially, he started his professional career in 1977, yet he joined the Los Angeles troupe The Groundlings in 1970s, and he began his career as an improvisational comedian and stage actor.
The Pee Wee Herman Show has played a contributory role in making him reach the heights of fame. The show aired for five months only because it gave exclusive identity to Paul Reubens, and he is known for his role. Before proceeding towards the details of his professional career, let’s have a bird’s eye view of his personal and early life details. In 1952, he was born to Milton and Judy Rubenfeld. Milton was his father, who served as a pilot and flew for the Royal Air Force and U.S army during World War II.
Considering and tributing his selfless services, he was offered to join Israeli Air Force. Consequently, Paul’s father became one of the founding fathers of the Israeli Air Force. He got married to Judy Rubenfeld in 1951, and their marriage continued until he died in 2004. Judy was a teacher by profession. She gave birth to Rubenfeld’s three children. And from the inception of their marriage in 1951, she remained a loyal wife to Milton until he died. Paul Reubens is the eldest of his two siblings Luke Rubenfeld and Abby Rubenfeld.
Paul Reubens Wife:
Chandi Heffner’s name is known as the wife of Paul Reubens. The exact date of his marriage is not known. Before getting married to her, his name was also associated with Valeria Golino. She was his co-star, and both of them attended the Academy Award ceremony together in 1988. Later, they started dating and became a significant part of entertainment headlines. After some time, his relationship with Valeria ended and Chandi Haffners came to his life and later became his wife. No piece of information is available about Chandi Duke Haffner except this she appeared on the documentary ‘Oh My God’ 2009. Paul Reubens is 66 years old, but he has no child with his marriage or an extra-marital affair. The reason is unknown who did not want the child, or one of the husband and wife is unable to have a child?
Paul Reubens is 66 years old, and his height is 1.78 m, as per sources, his weight is approximately 125 lbs that make him look slim and tall on camera. To some extent, his appearance and looks are similar to the comedy king Mr.Bean. But Paul never copied him and made his own exclusive identity. He has Hazel gray eyes and dark brown hair color.
Ethnically, he is an American, but also he belongs to Israeli ancestry. Paul Reubens holds the nationality of America. He did not break his silence on his religion. Married Biography reveals that Paul Reubens is Ashkenazi Jewish religiously and ethnically.
Paul’s comedy, acting, writing, production, and game show hosting let him earn a considerable amount of money. His estimated net worth is $5 million that is further increasing gradually. He is selflessly striving to be the multimillionaire actor, comedian, and multi-talented artist in the United States of America.
Paul has no child; therefore, people started discussing that he is gay. But no authentic piece of information is available that could prove him as a gay.
Is Paul Reubens Married?
Previously, he was a married man. He was married to Chandi Heffner. But now they have got separated. He was Criticized for being gay. And his bisexuality was considered a root cause behind his divorce. But Paul never disclosed and discussed the issue. His sexuality has always remained a principal question in the headlines of entertainment media. But the reality was different. He played the role of gay in Netflix original Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday. His genuine acting and commendable performance let his fans predict that he is gay.
Paul Reubens on The Good Wife:
There is a big misunderstanding that Paul Reubens was starred in The Good Wife. Reubens has never remained the part of this TV series aired from 2009-2016. Indeed, Alan Cumming was in the lead roles of the TV series. He has facial and physical similarity with Paul Reubens. Therefore, his fans and followers got confused, and they started saying Paul was in the lead cast of Good Wife.
Considering his love life, we came to know two women came to his life as his girlfriends, and one lady was his wife. Debi Mazar is one of his two girlfriends. And Valeria Golino was also his girlfriend. But none of these three ladies gave birth to his child. Currently, there is no evidence and information to whom Paul is dating.
Paul Reubens and Pee-Wee Herman:
The character of Pee-Wee Herman has given an exclusive identity and fame to Paul. Pee-Wee Herman is a fictional comic character that was developed as a stage act, but quickly it led to an HBO special. And the show also led Paul to the heights of fame, acknowledgment, and prominence. During his professional career, whenever he attended any program, or he was interviewed, Paul portrayed the character of Pee-Wee Herman. Therefore, his real identity became ambiguous. And people started thinking that Pee-Wee Herman is a real man, who works as a TV and stand-up comedian to get fame and generate revenue. He was considered a real-life stand-up comedian, who expanded his career by playing himself in his films and TV series.
Paul Reubens Arrest:
Paul was arrested on kid porn charges with misdemeanor possession of obscene material improperly depicting a child in 1991. Being a Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure and Pee-Wee’s Playhouse, he did not consider his fame and became a famous punch line. He was arrested on indecently exposing at an adult movie theatre. Exactly, after a decade, he was arrested again because he was charged with possession of child pornography. He stated, “I probably have become more infamous from two misdemeanors than probably anyone I could think of.”
Paul Reubens Gotham:
Paul Reubens made a guest appearance in the hit series Gotham. He played the role of Penguin’s father. He played the role in the episode “Wrath of the Villains”: Mad Grey Down.”
Paul Reubens Movies:
“Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure(1985)”
“Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday(2016)”
“The Pee-Wee Herman Show(1981)”
“Buffy the Vampire Slayer(1992)”
“Big Top Pee-Wee(1988)”
“Flight of the Navigator(1986)”
“The Pee-Wee Herman Show on Broadway(2011)”
“Christmas at Pee-Wee’s Playhouse(1988)”
“Dunston Checks in(1996)”
“Life During Wartime(2009)”
“The Smurfs 2(2013)”
“Back To the Beach(1987)”
“Meatballs Part II(1984)”
“Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas(1997)”
“Area 57, Buddy(1997)”
Instagram and Twitter:
On Instagram, you can get Paul @peeweeherman. He is not a socialite, but to some extent, he tries to be interactive and social. He has 1393 posts, 159 k followers and 117 following. On Twitter, he is known as a Loner, Doltie, and a rebel. He joined Twitter in May 2009. He has 4976 Tweets, 334 Following, 2.2 M Followers, 499 Likes, and one moment.
To conclude, I can say that Paul Reubens is a commendable stand-up comedian and TV actor, who has strived hard to bring smiles on the faces of millions of people. But despite being a very remarkable actor, he faced various controversies and criticism. He was arrested for being involved in child pornography, and he was also declared gay. Three women came to his life. One was his wife, and the two were, whom he dated. But none proved to be a loyal partner to him, or he could not be a loving and faithful man to them. But despite all the ups and downs, he is moving ahead to achieve his goal and fulfill his dreams.