Pauly Shore is not a name to be overlooked in the competitive world of comedy. The famous comedian, actor and filmmaker is known for his many comedic roles in comedy films as well as for several shows he has created. Shore hit the screens in the ’90s with riveting roles in comedy films like Man EncinoHandsome SonBi-Dome and many more. The talented actor and comedian seemed to have embarked on a hiatus from the industry, leading many to question his whereabouts, as well as other career and personal life issues. On that note, here are some lesser-known facts about Pauly Shore and what’s been happening to him lately.

Pauly Shore Biography,

He was born on February 1, 1968 in Los Angeles. California to his parents; Mitzi Shore, her mother and Sammy Shore, her father. Shore, who was born into a comedy-loving family, couldn’t escape acting; his mother founded a popular comedy store and his father was a popular comedian. 17-year-old Richard Pryor grew up with his parents and many comedy performers at the Comedy Store, like Roseanne Barr. He decided at 17 to carry the flag of comedy like his ancestors.

He had attended Beverly Hills High School but sat back when his buddies were filling out SAT applications. Shore had already made the decision to drop out of college and pursue a career in comedy. He kept his dreams and started under Sam Kinison who would let him open his sets. He soon began touring and then built himself an alter ego ‘The Weasel’ who was generally known for his catchphrase ‘Hey BU-DDY’.

Pauly Shore became very popular after working as a video jockey/veejay (VJ) for MTV from 1989 to 1994. From on-air VJ, he created his own show, Totally Pauly. He also put the music to the test when he served the public with a music video called “Lisa, Lisa, One I Adore”. He then made his way into the film industry in the 90s starting with a role in Encino Man in 1992. His role in the hit film earned him another title in Son in Law, as well as Legal ServiceIn the army now and others. Her next appearance was as Paulythe short-lived television show. He lent his voice to the character of Bobby Zimmeruski in the animated film “A Goofy Movie”, then had a role in Stonerville in 2010, before dabbling briefly in music. The last of Shore was seen in stand-up comedy.

His net worth

Although the comedian seems to have taken a long break from the industry, he has enough to show for his works. The actor and comedian is said to have an estimated net worth of $20 million that he has to thank for his remarkable movies and performances. Shore earns up to $1 million for his films. And for his stand-up shows, he also earns a lot of money. The comedian leads a comfortable life and hopes to continue collecting more for the future.

What happened to him – is he dead or alive?

Questions about Pauly Shore’s whereabouts stem from the fact that the comedian hasn’t been seen on screens in quite some time. But as mentioned earlier, Shore is doing more stand-up comedy lately. He was thought to be dead after the publication of the “mockumentary” Pauly Shore is Dead in 2003, the likes of Paris Hilton, Charlie Sheen, Adam Sandler and many more.

Shore starred in the autobiographical production he wrote, produced and directed with fake stories of his fake death. This sparked questions and interrogations about his life and career, helping to realize the primary goal of the production. It became popular because the film was well received commercially and received positive reviews.

Personal life – wife, girlfriend or is he gay?

After the comedian took to social media to post, “I think I’m gay now,” a lot of rumors and speculation about his sexuality flooded the media. The fact that Pauly Shore was never married has fueled speculation. But the facts show that he has dated a lot of women over the years.

He dated American porn actress Shannon Wilsey who committed suicide in 1994. After being disfigured in a fatal road accident, Wilsey despaired and took her own life, but found herself in a survival center at the hospital. Her father ended her life support after he was convinced she would not live.

Shore has also dated other women like Kylie Minogue, Deborah Laufer, Brandy Alexander and many more.