|Profession||Actor, comedian, writer|
|Birth City||Le Mars, Iowa|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Bob Rust|
|Father Profession||Shop Owner|
|Mother Name||Jeanne Rust|
|Spouse||Lesley Arfin (2015 - present)|
|No Of Children||1|
|Date of Birth||April 12,1981|
|Married Date||October 17,2015|
Paul Robert Rust is an American actor, comedian, and writer, best known for his starring role in the 2009 film I Love You, Beth Cooper and for co-starring in the Netflix series Love.
Rust is 40 years old as of 2021. He was born on April 12, 1981, in Le Mars, Iowa, United States, to parents Jeanne Rust and Bob Rust. Talking about his height, Rust is 5 ft and 7¼ in (1.71 m) tall.
His mother worked as a teacher at Le Mars Community High School and his father was the proprietor of Rust Western Shed, western goods and boot-repair shop.
The 40-year-old attended Gehlen Catholic High School and was raised Roman Catholic. Rust is of German descent; his parents' ancestors came to Iowa and Wisconsin from Germany in the 1800s. He graduated from the University of Iowa in May 2004.
Rust has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2021. He is popular for his work as a stand-up and sketch comedian at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in Los Angeles. There, Paul was a member of the sketch comedy group A Kiss from Daddy and the improv team Last Day of School.
The 40-year-old has appeared in various films such as Freak Dance, Inglourious Basterds, Paper Heart, Ass Backwards, and Semi-Pro. He played the lead role in the comedy film I Love You, Beth Cooper alongside Hayden Panettiere in 2009.
Rust also served as a writer for television programs such as Human Giant, Moral Orel, and Arrested Development. From 2016 to 2018. he played Gus Cruikshank in the Netflix rom-com series Love. He also worked as co-creator, writer, and executive producer on the show.
Rust is married to comedy writer and author Lesley Arfin. They met at a birthday party of a common friend. “I found out later, Lesley was asking people there, ‘Who’s that guy, what’s his story?’” Rust told Observer.
The couple dated for several months and tied the knot in October 2015. Rust and Arfin's wedding ceremony took place at the beautiful, historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.
After exchanging their wedding vows in front of close friends and family, the couple and the attendants celebrated the night away at The Hollywood Post 43, throwing homemade confetti and glittery gold and munching on the cake adorned with toppers.
Rust and Arfin announced their pregnancy in May 2017. Their daughter Mary James Rust was born on October 10, 2017. Lesley shared an adorable picture of her daughter a few days later. In the caption, she wrote “Mary James Rust 10.10.17".
The couple purchased a 3,200 square feet gated house in Los Feliz for $2.2 million in October 2016. The house, built in 1935, features four bedrooms, a patio surrounding the swimming pool and spa, a mahogany-paneled library, and an exterior garden.