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Facts of Paul Roberts

Full NamePaul Roberts
First NamePaul
Last NameRoberts
ProfessionCelebrity Ex-Husband
Gender IdentityMale
Marital StatusDivorced
SpouseEllen Burstyn

Paul Roberts is known as the ex-husband of famous American Actress Ellen Burstyn.

A short glimpse of Ellen Burstyn’s career

Ellen Burstyn started her early career days as a dancer and model

She later entered the theatre and then moved to the television and movie industry in the late 1950s

After many movies and television shows, she got her first breakthrough role from ‘The Last Picture Show’ in 1971

Later her carrier skyrocketed from ‘The Exorcist’ and ‘Alice Does Not Live Here Anymore,’ from which she also won the best actress award

Apart from acting career, 87 years old actress is also popular for her managerial role

She is famous as the first president of the ‘Actor’s Equity Association.’ 

In 1982, she also managed Lee Strasberg as co-artistic director with Al Pacino of the Actors studio.

During the 2000s, she has appeared in television series such as ‘Political Animals’ from which she has also won miniseries

Another role that led her to win the Emmy Award nomination is of a disturbed grandmother in the TV movie “Flowers in the Attic.”

Married to a religious and spiritual follower

Paul married Ellen on 14 September 1958. Before getting married, the couple dated for one and a half years

Along with a renowned actress, his better half is also a religious and spiritual follower

Although she was raised Catholic, she did not limit herself to that religion. 

She is a follower of Sufism, prays to Goddess, Jesus, and Ganesha.

Additionally, she is also living the teaching of her favorite religion Guan Yin, which teaches her compassion

Apart from religion, she started following spirituality since she was in her late thirties from Vilayat Inayat Khan

From him, she also gets her spiritual name ‘Hadiya,’ which means ‘She who is guided’ in Arabic.

Unsuccessful first wedding 

Before getting involved with him, Ellen had already gone through her unsuccessful wedding with William Alexander

Her first wedding with William was held in 1950. After living together for seven years, the couple got separated

One year after the separation from her first husband, she started a relationship with Paul.

Another toxic relationship of ex-wife

After separating from him, his ex-wife found a new partner to cherish her life. 

Three years after getting over from Paul, she was hooked up with Neil Nephew in 1964

During their early days of a relationship, they had very delightful days. 

For her, he was charming, funny, bright, talented, and eccentric

But when Neil had Schizophrenia, his ex-spouse had to live up to the toxic days of the relationship

Due to that problem, Neil started getting mad and eventually left her

Later, when he tried to patch up with her, she denied it and ended her turbulent relationship in 1972

As per her Autobiography, ‘Lesson in Becoming Myself,’ she mentioned that after continuously following her for six years, he forcefully entered her house and r*ped her

However, he was not punished for his insane behavior. 

As a spousal relationship was not taken as a legal crime at that time, no charges could be filed against him. 

Later, in 1978, she was freed from him permanently as he committed suicide.

Paul Roberts’s ex-wife, Ellen Burstyn, with her third husband, Neil.
Paul Roberts’s ex-wife, Ellen Burstyn, with her third husband, Neil. Source:

Remained single after divorced

He got a divorce from his wife in 1961

After divorce, there are not any rumors and information about his involvement in any relationship

As per different sources, he is single till now. 

Net Worth

Paul has remained secretive about his personal life, including his income and wealth. 

However, the net worth of his renowned wife is available and is as follows:

Net worthYear
Before2018$15 Million
2019-2020$ (15-20) Million


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Updated On Sat Feb 20 2021 Published On Thu Nov 19 2020 By shaumya

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