Paola Paulin is a Mexican/Colombian actress based in Los Angeles, she plays Michelle on HBO’s smash hit Ballers starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. You can catch her next in the film Tax Collector staring Shia Labeouf, directed by David Ayer. She was also in the movie ‘American Violence’ as Maria, and a short film called ‘Protagonist’ winner of the Malibu film festival, written and directed by Eric Roth writer of Forest Gump and his son Alec Roth. In this 20/20 Birthday Cake film is coming up where she worked as a producer of the film.
Paola enjoys playing all types of characters, specially strong females and action roles, she also works as a voice over actress on shows like South Park. For eight years she has worked on perfecting her craft as an actress, being part of different theater plays and studying different acting techniques such as uta Hagen, Meisner, Lee Strasberg, and Chekhov. She started in Miami as a TV host in English and Spanish. Paola also models on runways, print campaigns, billboards like L’Oréal, Skechers, Bebe along with magazine covers and commercials for brands like Coca Cola, State Farm, Moroccan Oil. Her TV shows in Spanish include work next to big Latino names as Carlos Ponce, Carlos Vives, and Julio Iglesias. Besides acting and being part of the entertainment business, Paola enjoys sharing her journey to inspire other people to pursue their dreams, through her podcast the Next 10; Using her influence as a Latina in Hollywood and sharing her story as an example after coming from a business career working for the Colombian government to switching her life and pursuing acting, among having a really healthy lifestyle.
Paola was born in Mexico and raised in Medellin, Colombia, she has both nationalities and speaks both accents fluently, she moved to the United States completely by herself where she has been living for the past 8 years, she started in Miami, then moved to New York and has been in Los Angeles for the last four years.