Paul Vato is an actor, improvisor, author, poker player and entrepreneur from Aurora, IL.
Paul has appeared on MADtv, The Sarah Silverman Program, Cedric The Entertainer Presents:, Reno 911, The Bold & The Beautiful & ABC's To Tell The Truth. He appeared opposite Nicholas Cage in The Trust. He has also appeared in dozens of commercials representing such brands as, Disney, Cricket, Dodge, Toyota & Visa.
Paul produced, edited, and filmed Keep It Green with Sarah Vato and Shelley Pack, which led to Sarah and Shelley being the first talent to be hired by Discovery Channel’s Planet Green for their new show The G Word.
He co-founded ¡Salsation, Comedy with a Latin Flavor! in Chicago and ¡Barrio Speedwagon! in LA., their hit show, ¡Touched by an Anglo! ran in Chicago and LA for many months to critical acclaim and accolades in both cities.
Paul Vato trained at iO, The Second City and Annoyance theater in Chicago and had the amazing opportunity to study with improv comedy guru and legend, Del Close, who directed him in several shows at iO in Chicago.
Paul is originally from Aurora, IL (Wayne's World) and is now based in Los Angeles and Las Vegas where he owns Vato Cigars. His latest projects are, BAD hOMbre YOGA (emphasis on the OOOMMM), a healthy lifestyle brand, HK Luxury, a luxury lifestyle brand specializing in Mexican Huarache Sandals and Paul Vato Presents: A Celebrity Centric Podcast!
He is bilingual, fluent in English and Spanish, and is currently learning Italian and Russian.
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