Cinco Paul Net Worth

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Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio are American screenwriters. They are mostly known for writing screenplays for animated films, including Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!, Despicable Me, Dr. Seuss' The Lorax, and Despicable Me 2.Paul was named after Cinco de Mayo, a celebration held on his birthday. After graduating from Yale University, he won a short film competition and received a fellowship at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, where he graduated in 1993 from a screenwriting program.Daurio started making films with a Super 8 camera at age 9. After high school, he began directing music videos and directed more than 100 videos.Paul and Daurio have been collaborating since 1999. They have met when Paul wrote a musical for the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' 150-year celebration of the pioneers arrival in Utah, where Daurio had one of the leads. Hitting it off, having similar sense of humor, they have formed a band, playing at the local outdoor malls. Within a year they sold their first script, and a year later, their second script was made into film. To get noticed, they used to sing story pitches to film producers. Although not always successful, this strategy resulted in several produced films, including Bubble Boy (2001) and College Road Trip (2008). They were personally chosen by Audrey Geisel, the widow of Dr. Seuss, to write an animated feature film adaptation of Horton Hears a Who! for 20th Century Fox Animation, led by Chris Meledandri. In 2007, when Meledandri founded a film production company named Illumination Entertainment, Paul and Daurio followed him. At Illumination, they wrote screenplays for a highly-successful film Despicable Me, and its sequel, Despicable Me 2. They also wrote a screenplay for an Easter Bunny film, Hop, and adapted another Dr. Seuss' book, The Lorax.Although Paul and Daurio are screenwriting partners, they prefer to work independently. They divide up scenes, and read pages to each other, trying to make each other laugh. Cinco, having an education in screenwriting, generally works on scenes that contain emotion and requires the three-act structure. While Daurio, being more visually oriented person, usually does scenes with an action, sight gags and physical comedy. Both being members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, their beliefs had significant impact on their careers. They prefer "to write movies that are uplifting, optimistic and for everybody," while avoiding to be "preachy."
IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of Birth1964-05-05
ProfessionWriter, Producer, Actor
EducationUSC School of Cinematic Arts
1Played trombone and wrote for Yale Precision Marching Band
2Graduated summa cum laude from Yale University in 1986.
3Got his name because he was born May 5th (Cinco de Mayo).
4Graduated from USC School of Cinema-Television (1993)


Special2003Short writer
The Santa Clause 22002screenplay
Bubble Boy2001written by
Cats Don't Dance1997additional screenplay material
Despicable Me 32017characters / screenplay filming
Weenie2016Video short written by
The Secret Life of Pets2016written by
Minions: Mini-Movie - Competition2015Short
Despicable Me 22013written by
Forces of Nature2012Video short
Serenade2012Video short
Wagon Ho!2012Video short
The Lorax2012screenplay
Hop2011screenplay / story
Orientation Day2010Short written by
Despicable Me2010screenplay
College Road Trip2008written by
Horton Hears a Who!2008screenplay
Wo ist Fred?2006screenplay


Forces of Nature2012Video short executive producer
Serenade2012Video short executive producer
Wagon Ho!2012Video short executive producer
The Lorax2012executive producer


Special2003ShortSinger #2
Bubble Boy2001Todd
Dude, Where's My Car?2000Camp Counselor


Weenie2016Video short
Special2003Short co-director

Music Department

The Lorax2012songs: lyrics by


The Lorax2012writer: "Thneedville", "Everybody Needs a Thneed", "How Bad Can I Be", "Let It Grow", "These Trees", "Let It Grow Celebrate the World", "This Is the Place Tricky Version", "You Need a Thneed"


The Buffalo Son2009special thanks

Won Awards

2013ASCAP AwardASCAP Film and Television Music AwardsTop Box Office FilmsThe Lorax (2012)

Nominated Awards

2013AnnieAnnie AwardsMusic in an Animated Feature ProductionThe Lorax (2012)
2011Bradbury AwardScience Fiction and Fantasy Writers of AmericaDespicable Me (2010)
2009AnnieAnnie AwardsBest Writing in an Animated Feature ProductionHorton Hears a Who! (2008)

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