Who is Caleb Walker?
Caleb Walker was born in Los Angeles, California USA, on 4 October 1977 – his zodiac sign is Libra and he holds American nationality. He is a businessman, actor and a TV personality, who might be known best for being the younger brother of the late actor Paul Walker, who became famous for starring in the movie franchise “The Fast and the Furious”.
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Childhood and education
Caleb was raised in Los Angeles alongside Paul, their sisters Amy and Ashley Walker and their brother Cody Walker, by their father Paul Walker III who is an actor, sewer contractor and a former boxer, known for his roles in movies “The Skulls” and “The Wedge”, and their mother Cheryl Crabtree Walker, who was a fashion model and a TV personality recognized by her appearances in the talk-shows “CNN Newsroom” and “The Dr. Oz Show”.
Although born into a family of actors, Caleb was never much interested in becoming an actor, and at a very early age decided to focus on his education with the objective of becoming a businessman, and to make a lot of money. He attended a local Los Angeles high school at which he was very sporting, as he played football and soccer, and upon matriculation in 1995, he enrolled into the University of California, Los Angeles, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in 1999.
Career as an actor and TV personality
Caleb launched his acting career not long before his brother Paul died in a car accident, as he played The Son in the 2012 short drama movie “The Ultimate Sacrifice” written by Nicky Viruet, directed by Octavian O. and which starred Max Aria, Dan Aykroyd and Veronica Viruet Simpson – the movie follows Nicky and Walker who are in love, and are about to be separated as Walker has to go to war.
Caleb went on to appear in a single episode of the talk-show “CNN Newsroom” in 2014, as well as in six episodes of the news talk-show “Entertainment Tonight”. He made a guest appearance in the 2015 episode “3rd Noble Awards with Patricia Arquette, Ian Somerhalder, G.R.L., Zelda Williams” of the documentary talk-show “Teens Wanna Know”, and in the same year appeared in the critically acclaimed action adventure thriller film “Furious 7”, replacing his brother who died in the middle of the film’s shooting. It starred Vin Diesel, Paul Walker (half of the film, then Caleb) and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, and follows Deckard Shaw who wants to have his revenge on Dominic Toretto, the man responsible for his brother being in a coma – the movie won 33 awards and was nominated for 34 others, including a Golden Globe.
The year 2017 saw Caleb appear in an episode of “The Dr. Oz Show”, while his two latest appearances were in 2018 in an episode of the talk show “Extra with Billy Bush”, and the biographical documentary movie “I Am Paul Walker”, written and directed by Adrian Buitenhuis.
Love life and relationships
Caleb is the kind of man who prefers to keep his personal matters to himself, but it’s known that he has been married to Stephanie Branch since 19 October 2013 – Stephanie is a non-celebrity, but they married in a large ceremony attended by their family and wide circle of friends, although no one from the media was invited! Stephanie is an artist and a spa director, who calls herself a ‘roadtripper’ and a nature enthusiast – she is active on Instagram, as she has close to 1,000 followers, mostly uploading pictures taken during her everyday life.
Caleb hasn’t talked about any other girls he might have been with before meeting Stephanie, and it’s widely believed that the two were college sweethearts – as of October 2020, he is married and doesn’t have children, as he and Stephanie have so far focused on their careers.
Hobbies and other interests
Caleb is physically very active, as he has multiple training sessions at the gym each week, thus his muscular body; he is also following a somewhat strict diet as he avoids eating fast food and anything comtaining sugar. He spends most of his free time with his wife, and is as interested in travelling as Stephanie – the two have been all around the US together, while they’ve vacationed in Europe many times, staying in countries such as Norway, England and Italy – they’ve also visited Japan and China in Asia.
Both Caleb and Stephanie are lovers of animals and have two pet dogs.
Caleb’s favorite actors and actresses are Vin Diesel, the late Robin Williams and Anne Hathaway, while a few of his favorite movies are “xXx”, “Patch Adams” and “Les Miserables” – Caleb still prefers to watch stage plays over live action movies.
Age and height
Caleb is 43 years old. He has short brown hair and blue eyes, his height is 6ft (1.83m) and he weighs around 165lbs (75kgs). As of October 2020, his net worth has been estimated at over $2 million, while Paul’s net worth at the time of his death was reputedly over $25 million.
Who was Paul Walker?
Paul William Walker IV was born in Glendale, California USA, on 12 September 1973 – his zodiac sign was Virgo and he held American nationality.
Paul still remains known for his portrayal of Brian O’Conner in the franchise “The Fast and the Furious”, while he was praised for his performances in many other movies, including the 1999 coming-of-age sports comedy “Varsity Blues”, and the 2006 action thriller “Running Scared”.
Paul attended Village Christian School from which he matriculated in 1991, and went on to attend a couple of colleges, before he eventually graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor’s degree in marine biology.
Paul launched his career through his parents at the age of two, as he appeared in a Pampers commercial, and he continued to appear in commercials until beginning his acting career in 1984, appearing in the anthology series “CBS Schoolbreak Special”.
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Two of his first notable performances were in the series “Highway to Heaven”, and the comedy series “Throb” in 1987, in which he played the lead character Jeremy Beatty. As he steadily gained recognition, Paul was invited to appear in several sitcoms, including “Who’s the Boss?”, “Charles in Charge” and “What a Dummy”.
He then chose to focus on movies, and gained recognition after appearing in the 1998 comedy “Meet the Deedles”, which led to him appearing in movies “Varsity Blues”, “She’s All That” and “Pleasentville”. After starring in “The Fast and the Furious” and so becoming famous all around the world, Paul went on to play Hank Hansen in the 2006 war movie “Flags of Our Fathers”, directed by Clint Eastwood, and he also portrayed Ben Garvey, the lead character in the independent drama thriller movie “The Lazarus Project”, released on 31 October 2008.
After Paul died, four movies which featured him were released, including the 2013 thriller “Hours”, and the 2014 action film “Brick Mansions” – he was cast to play the lead character Agent 47 in the action thriller movie “Hitman: Agent 47”, but died before its shooting began.
Paul was the father to Meadow Rain Walker, whose mother is his ex-girlfriend Rebecca Soteros – his best friend was Vin Diesel, who was also Meadow’s godfather. Paul was in a relationship with Jasmine Pilchard-Gosnell at the time of his death. He was a philanthropist, a martial artist (black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu posthumously awarded), and a marine biologist.
Paul died when the 2005 Porsche Carrera GT driven by Roger Rodas crashed into a concrete lamp before hitting two trees and catching fire – their bodies were burned that badly that their families were unable to recognize them. No alcohol nor drugs were found in the two’s bodies and the police have stated that speed and the age of the Porsche’s tires were to blame for the accident. Paul’s body was cremated, while his ashes are buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.