Paul Winfield Net Worth (2024): Height, Age At Death, Cause Of Death, Full Name, Bio

Alex | Last Updated On February 27th, 2022

Paul Edward was a versatile and competitive actor. He was considered as one of the great actors of his industry.

Paul Winfield's Net Worth

As of 2024, Paul Winfield's net worth is estimated to be $3 million.

Net Worth$3 million
Given NamePaul Edward Winfield
Famous NamePaul Winfield
Source(s) of FameActor
Date of BirthMay 22, 1939
Place of BirthLos Angeles, California, USA
Age At Death64
Date of DeathMarch 7, 2004
Cause of DeathHeart Attack
RelationshipsMarried, Charles Gillan Jr.,

Early Life

Paul Edward Winfield, also known as Paul Winfield, was born in Los Angeles, California on May 22, 1939.

His mother’s name was Lois Beatrice Edwards, who brought him up as a single mother till the age of 8. She was a working lady in the garment industry. However, he had a stepfather, Clarence Winfield, who worked as a construction worker.

He had a sister named Patricia Winfield. After completing his early education, he attended the Manual Arts High School. Later, he studied at subsequent institutes including the University of Portland (1957-1959), Stanford University (1959), and a few more.

He was an American national. His star sign is Gemini, following his date of birth.

Career Highlights 

His first appearance was in the episode of a television serial Perry Mason (1965), in which he played the role of a race car mechanic named Mitch.

After this, he appeared in countless television serials including Daktari (1966), Cowboy in Africa (1967), Mannix (1969), Julia (1969-1970), The Young Rebels (1970), It’s Good To Be Alive (1974), Green Eyes (1977), King (1978), Angel City (1980), The Sophisticated Gents (1981), The Blue and Gray (1982), The Fall Guy (1984), Murder, She Wrote (1985), Mighty Pawns (1987), The Women of Brewster Place (1989), Wiseguy (1989), Family Matters (1991), Star Trek: The Next Generation (1991), Scarlett (1994), Tyson (1995), Babylon 5 (1995), Touched by an Angel (1995-2003), Spider-Man (1997), Batman Beyond (1999-2000), Crossing Jordan (2002), Sounder (2003), and many more.

The work from his films which is greatly remembered by his fans includes The Perils of Pauline (1967), The Lost Man (1969), R.P.M (1970), Brother John (1971), Sounder (1972), Trouble Man (1972), Conrack (1874), Huckleberry Finn (1874), High Velocity (1976), The Greatest (1977), Carbon Copy (1981), Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982), On the Run (1983), Blue City (1986), Big Shots (1987), Presumed Innocent (1990), The Killing Jar (1994), In the Flesh (1995), Original Gangstas (1996), Dead of Night (1996), Strategic Command (1997), Knockout (2000), Second to Die (2002), and numerous more.

He had won various awards including NAACP Image Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Dramatic Series; Mini-Series or Television Movie (1982), Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series (1995), and a Lifetime Achievement Award at St. Louis International Awards (1999). He also got nominated for Academy Awards (1973), Primetime Emmy Awards (1979), Black Reel Awards (2004), and several others.

Personal Life

Paul Winfield was gay, but he kept it a secret from the public. Many people came to know about this reality after his death.

It was reported that Winfield had a relationship with his co-star Cicely Tyson. This relationship couldn’t last long and they broke off after 18 months of their relationship.

After breaking his knot with Cicely Tyson, he again fell in a relationship with a man named Charles Gillan Jr., who was an amazing architect by profession. It was also reported that they got married. This relationship lasted for 30 years until the death of Charles. The reason behind his death was bone cancer from which he died on March 5, 2002.

Social Media

Paul Winfield doesn’t have a single social media account. He has never even talked about his personal life in his interviews.


Paul Edward Winfield left this world at the age of 64, on March 7, 2004. His last resting place was a medical center in Los Angeles, California. He had been fighting against obesity and diabetes for many years. But the main cause of his death was a heart attack.


Paul Winfield was a famous actor from California, USA. He will always be remembered for his work in various films. He achieved many milestones in his life for which his fans still remember him. He had an estimated net worth of 3 million dollars.

Paul Winfield has sometimes been associated with other Actors such as Seo Jeong-Yeon, Kaoru Kuroki, Key, James Stewart, Lynne Sue Moon, Na In-woo, Dawn Halfkenny, Lihle Dhlomo, and Harvey Bautista.