P. J. Byrne - Biography

Last Modified: Jan 17, 2023

P. J. Byrne
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: The Wolf of Wall Street (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : December 15, 1974 (age 48)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Paul Jeffrey Byrne
Birth Place: Maplewood, New Jersey, USA
Horoscope: Sagittarius
Father's Name: Paul I. Byrne Jr.
Mother's Name: Emma N. (Ferraro) Byrne
Siblings: 1

Courtney Byrne Leonard (older brother)

High School: Northern Valley Regional High School
University: Boston College, DePaul University
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Italian, Irish)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: July 7, 2007
Wife's Name: Jaime Nicole Padula
Children: 3

Madison Byrne (daughter)
Libby Byrne (daughter)
Bear Byrne (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.78 meter (5 feet 10 inch)
Weight: 80 kg (176.37 lb)
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Hazel
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is P. J. Byrne?

P. J. Byrne is an actor by profession and American by nationality. He is well known for his work in the films The Wolf of Wall Street, Shazam! Fury of the Gods and the animated TV series The Legend of Korra.

P. J. Byrne – Age, Parents, Siblings

P. J. Byrne was born on December 15, 1974, in Maplewood, New Jersey, USA as Paul Jeffrey Byrne. His mother is named Emma N. (Ferraro) Byrne and his father is named Paul I. Byrne Jr. His parents raised him in Old Tappan, New Jersey alongside his sibling, older sister Courtney Byrne Leonard.

P. J. Byrne, Courtney Byrne Leonard (Source: Instagram- posted Feb 2014)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, P. J. Byrne attended the Northern Valley Regional High School and graduated from the same in 1992. He went to study at Boston College and graduated with a double major in finance and theater. He earned MFA from The Theatre School at DePaul University.

His ethnicity includes Irish and Italian.

P. J. Byrne – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

P. J. Byrne married his longtime girlfriend Jaime Nicole Padula on July 7, 2007, after years of dating. Padula was the executive director in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills for health care services and fund-raising for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. She now serves as the president of Jaime Byrne Events, LLC.

He and his wife have three children together- daughters Madison Byrne (born Sept 2013), and Libby Byrne (born Jan 2017), and a son named Bear Byrne (born Nov 2020), There are no rumors of divorce surrounding the couple.

P. J. Byrne, Jaime Nicole Padula with their children (Source: Instagram- posted May 2022)

P. J. Byrne – Career

Early Days

after college graduation, Byrne was on the pathway to becoming an investment banker when his drama teacher at Boston University convinced him to follow his love for acting.

Initially, he had minor appearances in the films Spring Break Lawyer (2001), 29 Palms (2002), Bruce Almighty (2003), Bewitched (2005), Evan Almighty (2007), Soul Men (2008), Extraordinary Measures (2010), Final Destination 5 (2011), K-11 (2012), and in the TV series ER (2002), Yes, Dear (2003), NCIS (2006), The Game (2006-2009), Castle (2011), etc.

Finally, P. J. Byrne landed the role of Nicky "Rugrat" Koskoff in the 2013 film The Wolf of Wall Street which is considered his breakthrough role. He is also famed for voicing Bolin in the animated TV show The Legend of Korra from 2012 to 2014.

Films, Series

Since then P. J. Byrne has starred in the films Walk of Shame (2014), True Memoirs of an International Assassin (2016), The Clapper (2017), Green Book (2018), Bombshell (2019), Spirited (2022), Shazam! Fury of the Gods (2023), Coyote v. Acme (2023), etc.

Meanwhile, he has also portrayed characters in the episodes of the TV series Vinyl (2016), Justice League Action (2016-2017), Big Little Lies (2017-2019), Black Lightning (2018-2019), The Boys (2020-2022), Them (2021), Irreverent (2022), Gen V (2023), The Big Cigar (2023), among others.

P. J. Byrne in Wolf of wall street (Source: The Guardian)


On the set of Shazam! Fury of the Gods, P. J. Byrne has worked alongside Abby Glover, Grace Caroline Currey, Derek Russo, Zach Catanzareti, and Marc Demeter.

P. J. Byrne – Net Worth, Salary

The figure on the net worth and annual salary of P. J. Byrne is under review and will be updated.

P. J. Byrne – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Byrne is active on Instagram and Twitter with thousands of followers but seems to be absent from Facebook.

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