Paul D. DelVecchio Sr. is the father of the celebrity DJ Paul Michael DelVecchio Jr., famously known as Pauly D, or DJ Pauly D. DelVecchio Sr. is in the spotlight for being Pauly’s father. His son is not only a mainstream DJ but also a television personality. Pauly D is well known as a cast member of MTV’s reality show Jersey Shore.
Keep scrolling to discover what has led to DJ Pauly D’s success, and the reality shows you can catch him on.
Paul D. DelVecchio Sr.: All There is to Know
DelVecchio likes to keep his personal life on the low. He has a wife named Donna DiCarlo, of Italian descent, just like DelVecchio. Together they have two children, DJ Pauly D. and a daughter named Vanessa. There isn’t information about the date of birth or where or how DelVecchio Sr. was brought up.
DJ Pauly D Early Life
Pauly was born Paul Michael DelVecchio Jr. in Providence, Rhode Island, U.S, on 5 July 1980. He grew up in Providence and Johnston, Rhode Island, and attended Johnston High School. His parents, Donna DiCarlo and Paul D. DelVecchio Sr., are of Italian descent.
From an early age, Pauly was inspired by DJ AM. After high school, he followed his dream to become a top-rated DJ by performing in his neighborhood at local bars. He gained popularity under his stage name, Pauly D, and got noticed by TV producers.
DJ Pauly D Career
In 2009, Pauly D appeared in the American reality television show Jersey Shore as one of the housemates. He later revealed that the show’s makers contacted him via Myspace after liking his looks. He got a call from Los Angeles from the casting directors informing him that they would send some crew members to film a day in his life. Six months later, he got a call from the Jersey Shore makers informing him that he’d made it to the show.
Pauly D became more famous upon appearing in the reality series. Between March and June 2012, he appeared in a spin-off show of Jersey Shore titled The Pauly D Project. The first season was based on his DJ career. He was the first member of Jersey Shore to get his spin-off show. In 2018, he was part of the Jersey Shore sequel titled Jersey Shore: Family Vacation.
As for his music career, DJ Pauly D released a single titled Beat Dat Beat in 2010. He was nominated for ‘America’s Best DJ in 2010 and 2011. He secured a deal with 50 Cent’s G-Unit Records and G-Note Records in 2011 to release three albums under the labels. In the same year, he opened Britney Spears’ Femme Fatale Tour. In 2012, he worked with Big Sean for his upcoming album. He also worked with Jay Sean to release a single titled Back to Love which was a huge success.
Due to his huge fan base on various social media platforms, World Wrestling Entertainment appointed Pauly D as their social media ambassador for Summerslam.
DJ Paul D Personal Life
Pauly D dated reality TV star Aubrey O’Day from 2016 to 2017. In October 2013, he announced that he had fathered a girl child Amabella Sophia in New Jersey. No more information is known about the child or her mother. He has been in a relationship with Nikki Hall since 2020.
Pauly D has risen to years for following his passion for being a DJ. He also features in dating reality shows regularly.