Paul Riordan is a fabulous director who started as an assistant director is the father of the famous Jude Riordan. Let us learn about the director’s life in this article.

Paul studied Media Professional Studies at Liverpool John Moores University and is the father of the famous young actor Jude Riordan, famously known as Sam Blakeman.


Paul is a great director but has not got his own Wikipedia page when publishing this article. However, there is some information available that might interest you.

Paul was born around the 1980s in Great Britain. Unfortunately, the exact date is unknown as of now.

Paul’s childhood is not made public, but we can say he was from a pretty good family but may not be from a wealthy family as we know he also has had his struggle.

Paul Riordan first started as an assistant director, aspiring to be a director himself. Riordan began to gain knowledge and skills for his dreams. Finally, in 2007 he became a director and started going big after directing Channel 4’s Hollyoaks. Paul then became the show’s senior director and directed the majority of the show.

Director Paul knows the programme well. Not long till the story continues #6degrees

— BBC Northern Ireland (@BBCnireland) September 24, 2013

Riordan has won British Soap Award for “the spectacular scene of the year” in 2013 for “The Bus Crash.” He was also a nominee for the same title 4 times in 2011, 2012, 2014, and 2016.


Paul is a father and a husband. However, the name and details of his other family members are not available at the moment. 

Rumors have it that Paul Has more children and the youngest is named Jude, who is also a young actor.

He is around ten years old and has starred as Sam Blakeman since 2020 in Coronation Street. Jude won the award Best Newcomer Award for his role as Sam.

Well this is pretty special…
Proudest dad on the universe.

Vote for Jude #Corrie

— Paul Riordan (@paul_rio) August 17, 2021

Jude posts frequently on his Instagram about his acting career and the bonds he has made along the way. However, there is very little information about his actual Family.

Unfortunately, Paul has not made any details of his family public, so there is no information about his wife and the rest.


Even though Paul is a great director, he does not seem to post much about himself on his Instagram (@paulrio27) and Twitter (@paul_rio).

Paul only has 388 followers and 12 posts at the time of publishing this article.

Fortunately, his son, Jude, seems to love social media and has a lot of followers and posts on Instagram (@justjude7).

He also tweets about his experience and expresses his feelings on Twitter (@JudeRiordan).


Paul has been directing shows for a long time now and has a net worth of around $19 million. However, this fact might not be true as the officials have yet to disclose the data.

Even though he earns enough to live a luxurious life, Paul does not seem to buy expensive things as he lives a pretty normal life.

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