Paul Walker Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

17th June 2015

Fact: Wiz Khalifa's Paul Walker anthem SEE YOU AGAIN has added a ninth week to its reign atop the U.S. pop charts. The Furious 7 theme keeps Taylor Swift's Bad Blood and Fetty Wap's Trap Queen from the number one spot, while Walk the Moon's Shut Up and Dance and Jason DeRulo's Want to Want Me stay put at four and five, respectively, in the new Billboard Hot 100 countdown.

16th April 2015

Fact: Wiz Khalifa's chart-topping tribute to late actor Paul Walker has set two new records on music streaming site Spotify. As the Furious 7 track See You Again hits the top of the U.S. charts, it has been confirmed the tune broke the record for most streams in a single day on Monday (13Apr15) - (4.2 million). It also set the record for most streams in a five-day spell in 26 countries last week (ends12Apr15).

24th March 2015

Quote: "Me and Paul were finding out that we were hanging out with the same girls and we didn't know it - it happened a couple of times!" Actor Tyrese Gibson on his friendship with late FAST & FURIOUS co-star Paul Walker.

5th February 2015

Fact: Actor Vin Diesel had mixed emotions as he appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday (04Feb15), because the Universal Studios Hollywood lot in Los Angeles, where the chat show host is presenting his programme for a week, was where he first met his Fast & Furious co-star Paul Walker over a decade ago. He told the host, "The first time I ever met Paul Walker was in this room. We were doing a read through for the first Fast & Furious." His pal was killed in a car crash in California in 2013.

19th November 2014

Quote: "Paul loved Vin (Diesel), I don't think Vin realised how highly Paul thought of him. He would say, 'Don't tell him, don't tell him!'" Paul Walker's dad reveals his late son admired his Fast & Furious co-star Vin Diesel, but would never tell him to his face.

27th October 2014

Fact: The seventh instalment of the Fast & Furious film franchise has officially been named Furious 7. The trailer for late actor Paul Walker's final movie will be unveiled at a special online launch event on on Saturday (01Nov14), ahead of Furious 7's debut in April (15).

1st October 2014

Fact: Paul Walker's father has filed court documents in Santa Barbara, California to sell the late actor's boat and trailer following his death last year (13). His dad, also named Paul, controls his son's estate and is hoping to sell the 26-foot (eight metres) long vessel to a private buyer for $120,000 (£75,000), according to a report by The Fast and Furious star died in November (13), aged 40.

16th June 2014

Fact: Tragic actor Paul Walker's daughter Meadow made a rare public appearance on Monday (16Jun14) to honour model Marisa Miller with the Paul Walker Ocean Leadership award, which was created by bosses at the Monterey Bay Aquarium to honour the star's "passion for marine biology... and recognize individuals who are using their public stature to advance ocean-related philanthropic ventures."

13th May 2014

Quote: "It was definitely very difficult. We're all still healing from it. There's a void when we go to set, but we understand we have to carry on his legacy and this movie is going to be very special... And it's scary how much his brothers look like him and sound like him, but it's definitely a good thing." Rapper/actor Ludacris misses his late Fast & Furious co-star Paul Walker while filming the seventh instalment of the franchise. Walker's brothers are serving as stand-ins for the late actor's unfinished scenes.

21st April 2014

Quote: "After spending time with his biological brothers, I must say to the parents, you raised some great kids." Actor Vin Diesel is full of praise for Paul Walker's family after working with his siblings Caleb and Cody to help complete filming on the late actor's scenes in Fast & Furious 7.

17th April 2014

Fact: Roger Rodas, the man who died with Paul Walker in a car crash in November (13), left a $1 million life insurance policy so his two children, aged 10 and 12, were provided for, according to

22nd December 2013

Fact: Bosses of American department store JCPenney have donated $10,000 (£6,600) to Paul Walker's charity organisation, Reach Out Worldwide, in memory of the late actor. The Fast and the Furious star passed away in a car crash on 30 November (13).

20th December 2013

Fact: Paul Walker's 15-year-old daughter Meadow made her first public appearance since her father's tragic death when she attended the world premiere of Justin Bieber's new documentary, Believe on Wednesday (18Dec13). The teen skipped the red carpet and managed to avoid photographers in downtown Los Angeles to view the first screening of the singer's behind-the-scenes movie.

19th December 2013

Fact: Singer Natalia Safran has dedicated the music video for her song, All I Feel Is You, to late actor Paul Walker. The tune features on the soundtrack to his new movie Hours and scenes from the film feature in the musician's promo. All proceeds from the sale of the single will be donated to Walker's charity organisation, Reach Out Worldwide.

4th December 2013

Fact: Beyonce dedicated her rendition of Whitney Houston's I Will Always Love You to tragic actor Paul Walker onstage at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Tuesday night (03Dec13). Walker died in a car crash on Saturday afternoon (30Nov13).

2nd December 2013

Tweet: "So sad to hear about Paul Walker. He was a pleasure to work with, a true gentleman and a humble soul. Prayers and love to his family." Reese Witherspoon remembers her Pleasantville co-star Paul Walker following his death in a car accident over the weekend (30-01Nov13).

17th June 2013

Fact: Vin Diesel and Paul Walker's Fast & Furious 6 has become the most successful film in the action franchise to date with a massive $636.9 million (£410.9 million) gross worldwide. Their last sequel, 2011's Fast Five, earned $628 million (£405.2 million) globally.

21st February 2012

Fact: The Fast And The Furious star Paul Walker has signed on to narrate new Imax film Air Racers 3D. The movie, which hits theatres in April (12), will explore the world of air show entertainment and aviation racing. He says, "I have always been fascinated by the sheer power, precision and skills of these tremendously talented pilots who race just 50 feet off the ground at twice the speed of a Nascar race."

12th April 2011

Quote: "It's irresponsible, and it smells horrible. A pack of cigarettes in her purse is a sign to keep walking." Actor Paul Walker would never date a woman who smokes.

2nd April 2009

Quote: "Vin wanted $100 million and a private jet." Paul Walker jokes about what it took to bring Vin Diesel back to THE FAST & THE FURIOUS film franchise.

13th November 2007

Quote: "Because of my culture, I wouldn't have wanted to date white guys before, but they're killing it right now - Paul Walker, Justin Timberlake, Orlando Bloom. Every hot guy I see is white." Rihanna, who recently confirmed she's dating actor Josh Hartnett, lines up her white hotties.

2nd March 2006

Quote: "I like girls who are a lot smarter than I am. They've always got something new to tell you; there's something more to learn." THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS star Paul Walker, on why he has so many dating choices.

28th February 2006

Quote: <p>"We had guys running around with wrenches and sockets stripping down street signs at the last second (before rolling the cameras). I'm sure the locals were stoked - they were driving through stop signs that used to be there." Actor Paul Walker enjoyed filming RUNNING SCARED in Prague, Czech Republic, which was doubling for a town in New Jersey. </p>

21st February 2006

Fact: <p>Movie hunk Paul Walker's first acting job was on sitcom Diff'rent Strokes. He had five lines in one episode. </p>

21st February 2006

Quote: <p>"I love to shoot. I really love guns and all that stuff... I love to bowhunt and shoot the s**t out of stuff." THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS star Paul Walker is a hunter at heart. </p>

20th February 2006

Quote: <p>"You sell a movie for Disney, you become the cheesiest guy ever." Paul Walker on promoting new number one family film EIGHT BELOW. </p>

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