Who is Darby Rudd? Everything About Paul Rudd’s Daughter

Darby Rudd is the daughter of American actor, Paul Rudd, and screenwriter, Julie Yaeger. She was born in 2010 and is currently 14 years old. Her father is best known for his role as Antman in the 2015 Marvel superhero movie of the same name.

Despite being a celebrity child, Darby has lived most of her life away from the spotlight. Nonetheless, this article covers every available piece of information about her. Here’s everything you need to know about Darby Rudd, Paul Rudd’s youngest child.

Summary of Darby Rudd’s Bio

  • Full name: Darby Rudd
  • Gender: Female
  • Date of birth: 2010
  • Place of birth: New York, United States
  • Darby Rudd’s Age: 14 years old
  • Ethnicity: Mixed
  • Nationality: American
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Darby Rudd’s Parents: Paul Stephen Rudd (father) and Julie Yaeger (mother)
  • Siblings: 1 – Jack Sullivan Rudd (brother)
  • Darby Rudd’s Height in Inches: 4 ft 4 inches
  • Darby Rudd’s Height in Centimeters: 132 cm
  • Hair color: Brunette
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Famous for: Being Paul Rudd’s daughter

How Old Is Darby Rudd Now?

Darby Rudd is currently 14 years old. Several sources have stated that she was born in 2010, but none of those sources have been able to verify the exact date and month of her birth.

Darby was born in New York, United States, a fact that confirms her status as an American citizen. However, compared to her relatively straightforward national identity, there is more to her ethnic identity.

She has strong English and Ashnekazi Jewish roots courtesy of her paternal grandparents, both of whom were born in England and were descendants of Ashnekazi Jewish immigrants who moved from Belarus, Poland, and Russia, to England.

Darby Rudd’s Parents Have Significant Public Profiles

As previously mentioned, Darby Rudd’s position as a celebrity is largely linked to the fact that she is the daughter of the American actor Paul Rudd, and to a lesser extent, because of her mother Julie Yaeger, who is a well-known screenwriter.

Darby’s dad was born Paul Stephen Rudd on April 6, 1969, in Passaic, New Jersey, United States, to English-born, Jewish parents, Michael Rudd, and Gloria Irene Granville, both of whom are now deceased. He attended Broadmoor Junior High before graduating from Shawnee Mission West High School in 1987.

He received his Bachelor’s degree at the University of Kansas before studying at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. He launched his acting career in 1991 but his big break came in 1995 after he starred in the romantic comedy Clueless. Since then he has gone from strength to strength, and he has spent over three decades in Hollywood.

Other of his acting credits include Romeo + Juliet (1996), The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2004), Knocked Up (2007), This Is 40 (2012), and Ant-Man (2015) among others. His already buoyant acting profile was further enhanced following his portrayal of Ant-Man, in the latter listed movie credit.

Darby’s Mom, Julie Yaeger, Is A Screenwriter

As previously indicated, both of Darby Rudd’s parents work in the entertainment industry, and while her mom’s profile in that industry pales in comparison to her dad’s, it does not mean that she is any less successful.

Darby Rudd

Having pointed out the obvious, Darby’s mom, Julie Yaeger, is a screenwriter. Not much information is available on her early life but she used to be a publicist, a career path she started on during the early 1990s.

She switched careers soon after and has blossomed creatively as a producer and a screenwriter. Some of her notable contributions include the 2017 movie Fun Mom Dinner, where she collaborated with her husband, who served as the executive producer and made a cameo in the movie as well. The movie premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.

Darby Rudd’s Parents Have Been Married For Over Two Decades

While Hollywood marriages have a rather sullied reputation of being short-lived, Darby’s parents are one of the few couples who have bucked that trend. They have been married for over two decades now, and have been together for longer.

Several verified sources have confirmed that they met in 1995, shortly after Paul had literally arrived in New York. Julie offered to help him drop off his luggage at his friend’s place since he was running late for an audition.

He showed his appreciation by taking her to lunch the next day, and they soon became friends. Friendship turned to romance, and after about eight years from the year of their first meeting, Darby’s parents tied the knot in front of their friends and family in February 2003.

Darby Rudd Is Assumed To Be In School Currently

Given her age and family background, it would be difficult to argue against the reality that Darby Rudd is in the process of getting a good formal education. Nonetheless, we have yet to ascertain the minute details of her formal educational background, such as where she goes to school at present.

We can, however, speculate that her parents will spare no expense to ensure that she gets the best education available in the United States. While her parents have made considerable strides to ensure that the paparazzi do not harass her, she has, nonetheless, been spotted in the company of the members of her family at public events, including at the 2015 Hollywood Walk of Fame event where her dad received a Hollywood Walk of Fame star.

Darby Rudd Has Artistic Talents

It should come as no surprise that Darby Rudd has some artistic talents. Some would even say that she was born with them considering who her parents are. She may very well work in the entertainment industry someday.

Her artistic abilities, however, are closely related to fine art, as evidenced by her father’s comments about how she thoroughly enjoyed his role as Ant-Man and often draws pictures of his character.

For now, though, fans of the actor and other interested observers would have to wait and see what happens in that regard given that the celebrity child is still some years away from making a decision.

Darby Rudd Is Not Paul Rudd and Julie Yaeger’s Only Child

Darby Rudd is currently being raised alongside an older brother named Jack Sullivan Rudd. He was born on April 20, 2006, just over three years after their parents’ wedding. His date of birth indicates that he is at least four years older than Darby.

Given his age, one can easily conclude that Jack, who is a spitting image of their father, is currently in high school even though we have no way of confirming that.

Like his sister, Jack keeps a relatively low profile but has also made public appearances with their dad, most notably at the 2020 Superbowl where they showcased their mutual love and support for the Kansas City Chiefs while donning matching jerseys.

Hugo Wright
Hugo Wright
Hugo has extensive professional writing experience and has been writing and editing articles on multiple platforms for several years now. Away from work, he is a football addict who loves to catch up on his favourite pastimes.


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