Justin Paul


Justin Paul was born in Westport, Connecticut, United States on January 3rd, 1985 and is the Composer. At the age of 38, Justin Paul biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 3, 1985
United States
Place of Birth
Westport, Connecticut, United States
38 years old
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Composer, Lyricist, Songwriter
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Justin Paul Career

He is the co-creator, with Benj Pasek of the song cycle Edges. Also with Pasek, he is one of the songwriters for the Disney Channel show Johnny and the Sprites. Pasek and Paul won the Jonathan Larson Award in 2007. He also co-wrote and co-composed the musical Dogfight, which opened Off-Broadway at the Second Stage Theatre in July 2012. He also composed the musical James and the Giant Peach with Benj Pasek.

Pasek and Paul wrote the lyrics for the film musical La La Land. The film was written and directed by Damien Chazelle, and stars Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. The film was the opening film at the 73rd Venice International Film Festival, on August 31, 2016. The duo won the 2017 Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song for "City of Stars." The pair received two Best Original Song nominations at the 89th Academy Awards, for "Audition (The Fools Who Dream)" and "City of Stars," alongside composer Justin Hurwitz. "City of Stars" won the award.

Pasek and Paul also wrote the original song "Runnin' Home to You" performed by Grant Gustin for the musical crossover episode of The Flash "Duet" between The Flash and Supergirl.

Most recently, they have created and written the score for the stage musical Dear Evan Hansen which premiered at the Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. in July 2015. The musical, which has been called "striking for its moral complexity as well as its musical ambition", which opened on Broadway in December 2016. At the 71st Tony Awards, it is nominated for nine awards including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Book of a Musical, and Best Actor in a Musical for Platt.

In 2022, they won the Tony Award for Best Musical for serving as producers for the Broadway production of Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical A Strange Loop.


Oscar nominations 2023: Rihanna receives her FIRST ever Academy Award nod

www.dailymail.co.uk, January 24, 2023
It is a good day for Rihanna. The 34-year-old chart-topping singer has received her very first Oscar nomination in her long, Grammy winning career. On Tuesday it was announced the beauty from Barbados was recognized in the Best Original Song category for her tune Lift Me Up from the film Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

Selena Gomez admits she 'almost wasn't going to' release her Apple TV+ documentary

www.dailymail.co.uk, December 1, 2022
Selena Gomez stepped out in New York City on Wednesday to attend an FYC screening of her Apple TV+ documentary, 'Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me.' The Disney Channel alum, 30, also held a Q&A where she discussed the film that gives fan an intimate look at her mental health and lupus diagnosis over a six-year period. She admitted to hosts Benji Pasek and Justin Paul that she hesitated releasing the doc because she was 'so nervous' to lay bare her struggles to the world.

How Amandla Stenberg's 'Dear Evan Hansen' Song Became A Sparkling SZA Slow Jam

www.mtv.com, September 24, 2021

By Yasmine Shemesh

About midway through Dear Evan Hansen, the film adaptation of the Tony-winning musical of the same name, Evan and his classmate, Alana, are sitting on swings in the park. Alana — from the outside, a cheerful overachiever involved in almost every extracurricular club at their high school — confides in Evan that she’s struggling, too. Like Evan, she is living with anxiety and depression. Like Evan, she is on medication for it. And like Evan, she feels alone and invisible.