Rich Paul Sr. was an American citizen known as the father of entrepreneur and sports agent Rich Paul. His son Rich Paul is the founder and CEO of Klutch Sports Group.

His son was also the 9th highest-earning sports agent, according to Forbes in 2020.

Paul Sr. passed away in 1999 due to intestinal cancer.

Wikipedia, Age, and Career

Unfortunately, there is no any information about his birth and childhood. He probably was born in Cleveland, Ohio, where he spent most of his life.

Paul Sr. small grocery store named “R & J Confectionery” in Glenville, Cleveland. He lived with his family, including his son Rich in a one-bedroom apartment above his store.

Rich Paul Sr.’s Wife

Rich was married to Minerva ‘Peaches’ Martin, whose current whereabouts is unknown. The couple had difficult married life due to his wife’s battle with drug abuse.

The couple welcomed two sons named Meco Paul and Rich Paul.

She abandoned Rich Sr. and her children and left her children with their grandmother.


Rich Paul Sr. was diagnosed with intestinal cancer while his son was attending the University of Akron. His son then transferred to Cleveland State to be closed to him, but he passed away of the disease in 1999. Paul Sr. always told his son that his education was important, but Paul Jr dropped out of school after some months of his death.

“He was always telling me my education was important. I always wanted to work. But I still probably would have finished school if my father was alive. I never wanted to let him down.”

His son said.

Paul Sr.’s wife also returned back to him in his last days. She later passed away in 2016.

Paul Sr.’s Son

Rich Paul Sr’s son Rich was born on December 16, 1981. He is 40 years old currently. Rich attended Benedictine High School, a private Catholic prep school in the center of Cleveland.

Rich Paul Sr’s son Rich Paul playing basketball in his childhood

He later attended the University of Akron but dropped out after his father’s death. In 2002, he met LeBron James and became friends.

Rich partnered with James and founded Klutch Sports Group in 2012. He has since then represented several NBA stars like Anthony DavisLeBron JamesBen Simmons, and John Wall.

Rich Paul and Lebron James
Source: People

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Who is Rich Paul dating?

Paul Sr’s son is reported to be in a relationship with Jennifer Meyer, who is the ex-wife of Tobey Maguire. The couple has been dating since 2021 and was often seen together in several places.

His girlfriend Jennifer is a jewelry designer. She is the mother of two children from her previous relationship- a daughter born on November 10, 2006, and a son born on May 8, 2009.

Paul Sr’s Grandchildren

Paul Sr. is also survived by three grandchildren, his son’s children including a daughter Reonna Paul. His son is still unmarried and the mother of his children is not yet revealed.

Rich Paul Sr’s granddaughter

Rich Paul and Adele’s Relationship

The sports agent was spotted together with famous singer Adele in the NBA finals, and they were speculated to be dating. However, he never confirmed his relationship with her.

Rich Paul and Adele

The two were seated side by side but were never again spotted together. Adele previously dated Skepta.

Rich Paul Net worth 2022

Paul Sr.s, son Rich is one of the richest and highest earnings sports agents with a net worth of more than $120 Million.

He was the 9th highest-earning sports agent in 2020, with an income of $46 Million. He’s negotiated more than $1 billion in active deals for the likes of LeBron James, Ben Simmons and John Wall.

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