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Full NameDearbhla Mescal
First NameDearbhla
Last NameMescal
ProfessionCelebrity Mother
Birth CountryIreland
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpousePaul Mescal
No Of Children3
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Dearbhla Mescal is popular as the celebrity mother of ‘Aftersun’ lead actor Paul Mescal.

Dearbhla Mescal with her husband Paul Mescal Sr. and son Paul Mescal
Dearbhla Mescal with her husband Paul Mescal Sr. and son Paul Mescal. Source: Instagram


Dearbhla Mescal is married to Paul Mescal Sr. Her son, the actor, also goes by his father’s name, Paul Mescal

Besides Paul, she has a daughter Nell and a son Donnacha. Nell is a budding singer. 

She recently released her new song, “Homesick,” which is immensely loved by her fans. 

Some other famous songs that she has released are Crash (2020), Déjà Vu (2020), Missing You (2020), and Graduating (2022). 

Recently on 21st January, Nell made her debut on “The Late Late Show,” where she performed her latest song, “Homesick.” 

Her parents were also witnessing her performance in the show. Dearbhla praised her younger child, saying that she is phenomenal. 

She added that she is very proud of her daughter, who is very hardworking at the young age of 19. 

Nell couldn’t hold back her tears listening to her mother’s words.

Dearbhla Mescal with her husband Paul Mescal Sr.
Dearbhla Mescal with her husband Paul Mescal Sr. Source: Instagram


It has been revealed that Paul’s mother has been battling cancer. 

She has multiple myeloma, which is a type of bone marrow cancer and is receiving treatment for the same. 

Recently on 24th January 2023, Paul received an Oscar nomination for his performance in Aftersun

The same day the nominations were out, Paul’s sister Nell made it to her Twitter and disclosed that Dearbhla was getting prepared to get her chemotherapy and had cut her hair for the same purpose the day the nominations were announced. “Life is so crazy,” she exclaimed.

Dearbhla Mescal with her daughter.
Dearbhla Mescal with her daughter. Source: Instagram


Paul was born on 2nd February 1996 in Maynooth, County Kildare. He is the firstborn of Dearbhla and Paul. He has two siblings: a brother and a sister. 

Paul went to Maynooth Post Primary School. He graduated from The Lir Academy with a bachelor's degree in arts in acting in 2017

Paul made his debut in the movie from “The Lost Daughter.” His performance in the movies “God’s Creatures” and “Aftersun” has been widely loved by audiences. 

Previously, Paul was in a relationship with singer Phoebe Bridgers.


Recently during an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Mescal shared that most of his fans have been pronouncing his name wrong this entire time.

He thinks that this is because of the drink mezcal. He explained that the right pronunciation of his surname is with the use of a soft “s” and “a” (Mes-kle). 

He also jokingly said that if he ever owns a tequila line, he would name it “Mescal’s Mezcal.”


During an award ceremony in Los Angeles, Paul and Zendaya co-presented an award. 

While they were walking towards the stage, Paul held out his hands to help the actress to get up the stairs. 

Even so, Zendaya ignored his gesture and reached the stage all by herself. 

After this incident, fans widely shared their thoughts on social media and bashed Zendaya for her action.


Recently, the Irish actor gave an interview in the Irish language at the British Academy Film Awards

Mescal was walking on the red carpet when he was stopped for a short interview.

TG4, an Irish-language public broadcaster’s interviewer, initiated the conversation in Irish, and Paul nervously responded in the same language.

Paul is being widely appreciated for this.


The net worth of her son is estimated to be around $1.5 million.


  1. Currently, her son, Paul, is 27 years old. He was born on 2nd February 1996.

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Updated On Wed Mar 08 2023 Published On Wed Mar 08 2023 By shreesti

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