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Paul Teutel is mainly known from the reality show “American Chopper.” He is one of the co-founders of Orange County Choppers and he frequently makes an appearance in the reality TV-show with his two sons Paul and Michael.
Teutel was born and raised in Pearl River, New York. Even though Paul has built a nice empire for himself, he was not always that successful. Teutel struggled with substance abuse in the past and has admitted such in front of the camera. Although Paul may have struggled in the past, he is now one of the most successful businessmen in the United States.
His career basically began when he started building custom bikes and got his inspiration from popular films and television shows. He did not sell the bikes as first, since they were just a hobby. However, his custom-made bikes seemed to be very popular and so Paul started Orange County Choppers with his son Paul Jr.
Paul Teutel is mainly known for his short temper, his nose for good business and a fascination for cleanliness. During the show, Paul is often found yelling due to the state of the shop. His son Michael described his dad as “Martha Stewart on a motorcycle”.
But with success comes great responsibility and of course people who want a little slice of the pie. Teutel has been the defendant in many legal actions, including claims from former employees, fraud and illegal prescriptions.
Paul did not have such a stable family life, although he is currently still married to his second wife Beth. Teutel’s first wife Paula, gave him two sons and a daughter, Michael, Cristin and Paul Jr. Paul also has two stepchildren with his current wife Beth, Burton Dillon and Brent Dillon.
Even though Orange County Choppers is doing really well, it does seem to have an effect on his personal life, especially for his relationship with his son Paul Jr.