Rob Paulsen Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Rob Paulsen Quick Info
Height5 ft 10½ in
Weight68 kg
Date of BirthMarch 11, 1956
Zodiac SignPisces
SpouseParrish Todd

Rob Paulsen is an American voice actor, actor, and singer who is known for providing his vocals to a series of characters in various shows, movies, and video games and some of his popular roles include Pinky in AnimaniacsPinky and the BrainPinky, Elmyra & the Brain, and Wakko’s Wish, Stanley Ipkiss/The Mask in The Mask: Animated Series, and  Troubadour in Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers.

Born Name

Robert Fredrick Paulsen III

Nick Name

Rob

Rob Paulsen in a picture taken during the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo at BMO Centre in Calgary, Canada in June 2011
Rob Paulsen in a picture taken during the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo at BMO Centre in Calgary, Canada in June 2011 (5of7 / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Rob Paulsen graduated from Grand Blanc High School in 1974 and then went on to study at the University of Michigan-Flint. However, he later dropped out in order to pursue a career in the entertainment industry.

Occupation

Voice Actor, Singer, Actor, Director, Writer

Family

  • Father – Robert Frederick Paulsen Jr.
  • Mother – Lee Paulsen
Rob Paulsen (Left) and Pinky at the Anthrocon 2007 Masquerade
Rob Paulsen (Left) and Pinky at the Anthrocon 2007 Masquerade (Laurence “GreenReaper” Parry / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Manager

Rob Paulsen is represented by Sutton-Barth & Vennari, Talent Agency, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Genre

Soundtrack

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Unsigned

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 10½ in or 179 cm

Weight

68 kg or 150 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Rob Paulsen has dated –

  1. Carol Anne Schnarr (1979-1982) – He married Carol Anne Schnarr in 1979 but the duo divorced in 1982 after being married for just a couple of years.
  2. Parrish Todd (1983-Present) – In 1983, Rob Paulsen got married to Parrish Todd and they parent a son named Ashton “Ash” Paulsen (b. September 10, 1984).

Race / Ethnicity

White

Rob Paulsen at the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con International
Rob Paulsen at the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con International (Kuhnster / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Sports a goatee
  • Deep-set eyes

Brand Endorsements

Rob Paulsen has done commercial work for –

  • Partnership for a Drug-Free America (TV Commercial) (1991)
  • GMAC Mortgage.com (Voice) (TV Commercial) (2000)
  • Honda
  • Mini-Wheats
  • Taco Bell
  • Disneyland
  • Toyota
  • Levi’s
  • Pepsi
  • Domino’s Pizza
  • Budweiser
  • Kentucky Fried Chicken
  • Coca-Cola
  • McDonald’s
Rob Paulsen (Left) as seen while posing for a picture alongside Maurice LaMarche at the 2006 Annie Awards red carpet at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, California, United States
Rob Paulsen (Left) as seen while posing for a picture alongside Maurice LaMarche at the 2006 Annie Awards red carpet at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, California, United States (John Mueller / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.5)

Rob Paulsen Facts

  1. He grew up in Grand Blanc, Michigan.
  2. Initially, Rob Paulsen wanted to become a professional hockey player and idolized Canadian professional ice hockey player, Gordie Howe.
  3. Other than his original American accent, he sometimes also voices his characters with British, Scottish, and Cockney accents.
  4. Rob Paulsen was diagnosed with Stage III throat cancer in February 2016 and has undergone treatment.
  5. For his character Pinky, he was nominated for an Annie Award consecutively for 4 years and won it thrice in 1996, 1997, and 1999. This role also won him the 1999 Daytime Emmy Award.
  6. Rob Paulsen has been associated with several social organizations and programs including GOALmodels, Camp Will-A-Way, Wounded Warrior Project, and Operation Smile. He has also made contributions to cancer research organizations.
  7. He once described himself as “a singer who decided to become an actor.”
  8. Rob has authored a memoir titled Voice Lessons: How a Couple of Ninja Turtles, Pinky, and an Animaniac Saved My Life.
  9. Rob Paulsen has been friends with Barry Gordon, Cam Clarke, and Townsend Coleman.
  10. His credits as a director include working on projects like The Gang’s All Here and Talkin’ Toons.
  11. He has also appeared as a guest on a couple of shows such as Larry King NowVO Buzz Weekly, and Mothership.

Featured Image by 5of7 / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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