Who Is Connor Paolo? Rumored Boyfriend Of Grace Van Dien

by Manisha Sat Sep 03 2022 Updated On Sun Sep 18 2022
Who Is Connor Paolo? Rumored Boyfriend Of Grace Van Dien

Connor Paolo is an American actor who is well known for his role as Eric Van der Woodson in the teen drama series Gossip Girl.

He was born in New York City.

His mother, Julia Mendlesohn, is a vocal coach and classical pianist, and his father, Colin Paolo, is a writer and screenwriter.

Connor Paolo playing guitar.
Connor Paolo playing guitar. Source: Instagram

Was Conner Dating Grace Van Dien?

The news of Connor dating Grace made a headline in 2021. Grace is a new cast of Stranger Things Season 4

The rumor of them seeing each other was all over the internet. 

Fans began speculating whether they were dating each other secretly for years. 

However, they never confirmed this rumor. 

He has a girlfriend now. He is in a relationship with his long-time girlfriend, Janet Bailey.

Connor Paolo and Grace Van Dien.
Connor Paolo and Grace Van Dien. Source: Pinterest


Connor is 32 years old. He is 5 feet 6 inches tall. He weighs around 66 kg.

Net Worth

His net worth is estimated to be $3 million. He has managed to earn this fortune from his career as an actor.

Connor Discussed His Character At The Final Season Of Gossip Girl

Connor was playing the role of Eric, who was the brother of Serena van der Woodson, played by Blake Lively

He said that Eric will be seen spending more time with Dan Humphrey, who is his step-brother as well as his sister's boyfriend. 

So he would be seen more with Dan. Though it is complicated they try to work on things. 

He spilled some beans about the final season too. He said that drama ends with some family drama. 

He said that he wants to see his character more outside his comfort zone. 

He said that he would love to share scenes and work with his fellow actors like Blake, Chuck, Pen, Taylor, and Nate

He is grateful that he got to work with other amazing actors, but he wanted to work with them as he had barely shot with them.

Grace Father Is Proud Of Her

Grace's mother, father, and great-grandfather were actors. In an interview, she said that she used to be always on set. 

She grew up going on the sets, especially with her dad. 

Even though she was surrounded by actors and an acting environment, she wanted to become a writer as she wanted to bring life to stories through writing. 

She said she came into acting by chance. She has definitely inherited her acting skills from her parents. 

She is a natural actress. She said that her father was supportive of her writing dream. 

He never forced her to join the acting field; instead, he advised her not to join. 

Her father wanted her to figure out things on her own. She chose acting, and it was her father who gave her the first role, and she stepped into the industry. 

Her father is very proud of her.

Grace Is Into Crocheting And Knitting

Grace leaned to knit when she was seven, and she starting knitting ever since. 

In 2019 she was in a movie name The Village, where she played the role of a mother. So for that movie, she learned crocheting. 

She said that crocheting is way more different than knitting. 

When they asked her to do crocheting, she thought it was an easy task as she thought it was the same as knitting. 

But when she tried, it was completely different and not easy at all. 

She watched a lot of YouTube tutorials and finally learned to do crocheting.

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