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Pauly Delvecchio Biography

Birth Name:
Paul D. DelVecchio Jr.
Birth Place:
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
DJ, reality star

Fast Facts

  • At 16, he bought his first turntable and started to spin records; two years later he turned pro and became known as DJ Pauly D
  • Got his first tattoo, an upper arm tribal band, on his 17th birthday in 1997
  • First job was washing vehicles at a car dealership
  • In 2009, he took an EMT course with the intention of fulfilling a childhood dream of being a firefighter
  • A member of the premiere cast of MTV's 2009 reality series Jersey Shore, he admitted that he never traveled to New Jersey before he got on the show
  • His debut single, "(It's Time To) Beat Dat Beat," released in July 2010, was featured on the Jersey Shore soundtrack
  • Earned second highest votes in People Magazine's first Sexiest Man Alive on Facebook poll in November 2010
  • Was listed in the top 10 of America's Best DJ 2010 competition
  • Along with Jersey Shore castmates, he was featured in the Barbara Walters Special, "The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2010
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  • Amabella -- Daughter
  • Amanda Markert -- Ex-significant Other
  • Paul D. DelVecchio Sr. -- Father
  • Donna DiCarlo DelVecchio -- Mother
  • Vanessa DelVecchio -- Sister