Facts of Shaun Paul Piccinino
|Full Name||Shaun Paul Piccinino|
|Father Name||Barry Piccinino|
|Father Occupation||Drama Professor|
|Filmography||A California Christmas,A California Christmas: City Lights|
Shaun Paul Piccinino is an award-winning American director and actor, most known for directing Netflix hit A California Christmas & A California Christmas: City Lights.
His other achievements include working in the television series Deadliest Warrior, Spider-Man: Web of Shadows, The Lackey, and Call of Duty Franchise.
Since his move to Los Angeles in 2001, Piccinino has worked in every aspect of the entertainment world- from writing, editing, producing, stunt coordinating, and acting to directing.
After lots of struggle, hard work, long nights, and tiresome days, the director has come far a long way.
So, how old is Shaun Paul Piccinino? Who is his wife? How much is his net worth? We have all the details here.
Early Life: Age, Family, And More
Shaun Paul Piccinino was born and raised in a small town, Chico, California, to Barry Piccinino, a drama professor.
He is in his mid-30s as of July 2022.
"One fond childhood memory is going to the drive-in movie theaters with my parents down in San Diego and watching the movie, Gremlins. I always loved going to see a movie at the drive-in with my family, it was the whole experience of it that excited me."
Piccinino spent his early life mainly behind the stage as his father was a drama professor at the community and used to direct two plays a year.
Since he was 5, the actor cum director accompanied his old man to his job and was fascinated by the backstage world.
Shaun started writing, directing, acting & editing tv commercials for the local pop shops at the age of 16.
Later, at 20, he moved to southern California to become a lifelong dream to be filmmaker.
After two years of learning, Piccinino made his first feature film at 22.
He and his friends did a student-based project, spending around $10,000.
According to him, it was all about learning the foundations of film-making.
Additionally, the director holds Black Belts in Okinawan Karate, a fourth-degree black belt in Chinese Kung Fu.
Later, his skills helped him direct stuns and act in films in those genres.
"My action background started with my martial arts disciplines which I started at the ripe age of 11. Which later transitioned me into doing stunts for film, television, and even video games."
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How Much Is The Net Worth Of Shaun Paul Piccinino?
After lots of struggle, hard work, long nights, and tiresome days, Shaun Paul Piccinino has come far a long way.
Over the years, he has been fortunate enough to earn money along with success and fame.
As per the sources, the director cum actor Piccinino is worth $5 million as of July 2022.
Directors typically earn between $250,000 to $500,000 per film, while famous studio directors earn about $1 million per movie.
Additionally, an actor earns around $50k per year. Also, the salaries of Stunt Coordinators in the US range from $11,043 to $294,246.
Personal Life-Does He Have A Wife?
Though a few online sources have claimed that the Roped director Shaun Paul is married and has an actor wife, the news is actually a hoax.
Reportedly, he is single and is not involved in any relationships.
Taking about his online presence, Piccinino is active on Instagram and Twitter with 8,862 and 1,854 followers.
He mainly shares his professional life and has kept his personal life under wraps.
Career Highlights: Director Of A California Christmas & A California Christmas: City Lights
Since his move to Los Angeles in 2001 to rule Hollywood, Shaun Paul Piccinino has worked in every aspect of the entertainment world- from writing, editing, producing, stunt coordinating, acting to directing.
Obviously, the success did not come in a silver platter for the multi-talented Piccinino. He faced lots of struggles but made them his strength to go forward.
In my experience is the people who make it in this industry aren't just the ones with talent but the ones who have the drive and fortitude to stick it out for the long haul."
"I showed up to Los Angeles with absolutely no money and zero connections to the industry. Just determination and my passion for telling stories."
Finally, Shaun got an opportunity to act, direct, and stunt coordinate in the television series Deadliest Warrior.
The show gave him a name in Hollywood, and after that, he worked on shows like The Lackey, Call of Duty, Spider-Man: Web of Shadows, and UFC Undisputed Franchise.
The director, however, got much-deserved attention in 2020 after the release of Netflix's original Christmas film, A California Christmas, starring Lauren Swickard and Josh Swickard.
The movie made during the pandemic was on Netflix's top film list in the United States upon its release.
Later, they made the sequel A California Christmas: City Lights which was on Netflix's list of top 10 in 73 countries, number 2 in the United States and number 3 in the world for many weeks.
"Over the next several years, I've had the privilege of directing several tv series and eight feature films to date. I am currently in post-production on two additional Netflix Originals films slated to come out late 2021 and early 2022."
Similarly, Shaun Paul's other works include American Fighter, Wheels Of Fortune, For Honor, Lady Driver, Roped, and Salvage Marines.