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Paula Zwagerman Biography

Updated On 17 Dec, 2023 Published On 01 Sep, 2022
Paula Zwagerman

Facts of Paula Zwagerman

Age : 64 years old
Family Name : Zwagerman
Birth Country : United States
Height : 5 feet 5 inch

Relationship short Statistics of Paula Zwagerman

What is Paula Zwagerman marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Paula Zwagerman have ? (name): 2 Children
Is Paula Zwagerman having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Paula Zwagerman Lesbian ? No

Paula Zwagerman is an American celebrity wife best for her marriage to Saturday Night Live star Dana Carvey. Other than that, Paula appeared in the 2010 television special Dana Carvey: Squatting Monkeys Tell No Lies. 

Paula Zwagerman has been Married to Her Celebrity Husband Dana Carvey For Decades

Paula Zwagerman is a married woman and is relishing a good life with her husband, Dana Carvey, with whom she tied the knot in 1983. Throughout their relationship, Dana developed romantic feelings for another woman Paula Zwagerman. As a result of the new affair, Dana and Carvey parted ways in 1980. 

Paula Zwagerman met Dana Carvey in 1979 at a cafe. 

Dana Carvey met Zwagerman in 1979 while performing at The Other Cafe in San Francisco. The comedian proposed to his lady love with a diamond ring in 1981. And two years later, they hit it off on January 8, 1983, at a private ceremony in Missoula. 

Before Zwagerman, Mr. Carvey had a marital relationship with his high school sweetheart Leah Carvey for a year. Her husband Dana married his first wife Leah Carvey in 1979. But the comedian's first marriage was brief, as he engaged in an extramarital affair with Paula, transitioning into lovers, and subsequently resulting in divorce in 1980.

Mother of Two Sons

On January 1, 1991, Paula gave birth to the couple's first child Dex Carvey. In 1993, the blonde beauty welcomed the second one with the SNL star Dana Carvey. The family of four resides in Mill Valley, Marin County, California.

Paula's youngest child Thomas Carvey recently finished his graduation, earning a degree in Science from South California University. Both of Carvey's brothers attended Tamalpais High School and University.

Paula Zwagerman's younger son has followed Dana's footsteps. 

Dex, who followed in his father's footsteps, has obtained a degree in TV and film production from a  reputed University. At the same time, Thomas serves as salesforce manager at Puma Company.

At the moment, Dex and Thomas run a combined channel, "The Carvey Brothers." Moreover, Dex has been a partnered broadcaster for Twitch TV for the past six years.

Paula Zwagerman and Dana Carvey's Son Dex No More Alive

Paula Zwagerman and her husband's oldest kid Dex Carvey has unfortunately passed away. Dex died of an accidental drug overdose on November 15, 2023. He was only 32. Rex was survived by his girlfriend, mother, father, and younger brother. 

On November 16, 2023, he and her spouse Dana confirmed the news in a joint statement on Instagram. A few days later, they thanked all those who consoled them in this time of difficulty.   

What Rich is Dana Carvey?

The famous American comedian-actor has an estimated net worth of $20 million as of 2022. The father of two has set a position for himself throughout the 80s and 90s as one of the renowned comedians in the entertainment fraternity.

Mr. Dana Carvey made a lucrative income of $700,000 from Opportunity Knocks in 1990. Apart from hosting comedy shows, he generates big chunks from advertisements, sponsorship, and comedy acts. 

Even though Dana first rose to fame as a Saturday Night Live cast member, he soon discovered himself landing significant roles in the next few years. Among all his films, one of Dana's breakthroughs came in 1992 with "Wayne's World" and its sequel in 1993. 

Paula Zwagerman's husband makes millions from comedy shows.  SOURCE: Getty Images

For his work in SNL, the Missoula, Montana native received a Primetime Emmy Award. After a short break in the 2000s, Carvey spent most of his time with family, which prompted millions of viewers and media to ask questions like, "Whatever happened to Dana Carvey?".

Not to mention, Dana Carvey is not much seen in the modern era, yet he makes optional appearances in some TV productions. Mr. Carvey also remains a successful stand-up comedian, which he has maintained to focus on throughout his career.

Dana had worked with Kirk Douglas and Burt Lancaster in Tough Guys. Before joining Saturday Night Live, Paula's partner was offered TV game shows, but he chose SNL instead. Carvey earned fame for a range of characters in various plays. 

Paula Zwagerman Real Estate, Properties

Zwagerman's husband bought a property in Ross, a town in Northern California's Marin County, in 1999. Carvey paid $3.75 million for the property. Adjusting for inflation, that's nearly $6 million at today's rate.

Dana's lavish residence had been professionally designed from the ground up. Landscape artist Thomas Church and Architect Gardiner Dailey lend their hand in creating the property.

Dana Carvey Health Issues

Mr. Carvey underwent heart bypass surgery in 1997 for a blocked coronary artery. Sadly, the procedure did not go as planned. The blocked coronary was hidden behind a muscle mass when the surgeon mistakenly operated on the wrong route.

Due to blotched surgery, the stand-up comedian suffered from angina pectoris long following the surgery. Immediately, Carvey was charged with medical malpractice and received $8 million in damages. Carvey, who showed his generosity, later gave the money to charity.

In the next few years, Dana continued to suffer heart problems. To correct his health issues, Dana required additional procedures to fix them. When the father of two was in the hospital, Frank Sinatra passed away in the room next to him.

Paula Zwagerman Body Measurement, Height

The blonde beauty Paula Zwagerman flaunts an appealing body figure measuring 34-25-35 inches. She is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs around 60 kg. 

Zwagerman has silky short blonde hair and a pair of blue eyes. She is a nonvegetarian.

Paula Zwagerman Quick Facts

  • Paula Zwagerman has good terms with her four brothers and sisters-in-law.
  • Her brother-in-law Brad Carvey is a designer of the Video Toaster, a type of video editing/production software and hardware.
  • Paula's husband took a drum kit, and at an early age, he began practicing.
  • Dana Carvey was a member of the Central Coast Section champion cross-national team.
  • Dana Carvey earned a bachelor's degree in broadcast communications from San Francisco State University.

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Paula Zwagerman Married

First Marriage with Dana Carvey

Dana Carvey and Paula Zwagerman lived together as husband and wife for thirty-seven years. They tied a knot in January 1983.

Paula Zwagerman Children

SON : Dex Carvey

Father: Dana Carvey

Dex Carvey was born on January 1, 1991, as the first child of Dana Carvey and Paula Zwagerman. He is 31 years old.

SON : Thomas Carvey

Father: Dana Carvey

Thomas Carvey is the second child of Dana Carvey and Paula Zwagerman. He was born in 1993. Thomas has a brother Dex Carvey.

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