• Pauly D is a famous DJ and reality TV star
• He has a six year old daughter, Amabella Sophia, with Amabella Markert
• Amabella is a native of Jersey and a Hooters waitress who met Pauly D in Las Vegas
• They have joint custody of Amabella and Pauly D is very active in her life, often sharing pictures and stories of her
• Amabella has another son, Mikey, from a past relationship and has over 24,000 followers on Instagram

Who is Amabella Sophia Markert?

The famous DJ and reality TV star hasn’t been very open when it comes to his personal life, but in 2013 he said that he became the father of a daughter, Amabella Sophia. She is now six years old, but unfortunately, there aren’t many details about her in the media. Although Pauly D isn’t in a romantic relationship with the woman who gave birth to his daughter, they are quite close, and Amabella spends time with both of them. He often shares pictures of her, and talks about her activities and surprises.

Amabella’s mother was Pauly D’s one night stand, whose name is Amabella Markert. The two ended up together while in Las Vegas, Nevada, and soon enough Amabella found out that she was pregnant. Pauly D hasn’t questioned paternity, and accepted Amabella and their baby girl.

Amabella Sophia Markert’s Father, Pauly D Bio

Born Paul D. DelVecchio Jr. on the 5th July 1980, in Providence, Rhode Island USA, he is of Italian ancestry, the son of Paul D. DelVecchio Sr. and Donna DiCarlo.

Pauly D is a brother to Vanessa, with whom he shared his childhood. From an early age, he started showing an interest in music, and at just 16 years old, he started making a name for himself in local clubs.


Pauly D assumed the DJ moniker once he started performing at local clubs, looking up to now-deceased DJ AM. In 2009, Pauly was chosen as one of the housemates of the reality TV show “Jersey Shore” – in one of many interviews, Pauly stated that the producers chose him because of his looks and not his music.

He received a Myspace message in which the producers said that  they would like to follow him in his daily endeavors, and after six months he was chosen for the show. This put him on the show business map, giving him large exposure, and he became quite popular. In 2011 he won the 2011 Teen Choice Award for Choice Reality Star: Male, then in 2012 was given his own show “The Pauly D Project” in which the camera followed him on his music endeavors, including a tour across the US.

Rise to Prominence

With his reality TV career on the rise, he used his popularity to promote his music career, and in 2012 released his debut album “Back to Love”, a collaboration with British singer Jay Sean.

He continued to tour, but was also making his own music, and in 2016 released the single “Did You Know” with Tdot illdude. Most recently, he teamed up with James Kaye to release his third single, “Silver & Gold”.

In addition to music, Paul has also featured in several other reality TV shows, such as “Famously Single”, aired on E! network, in which he teamed up with seven other single celebrities, who live together and are focused on their romantic problems.

Pauly D

He has also been a part of the “Marriage Bootcamp: Reality Stars 11” with his then-girlfriend “Aubrey O’Day, who he met while a part of the show “Famously Single”. Most recently, DJ Pauly D featured in the reality show “Double Shot at Love”, in which he starred next to his Jersey Shore colleague Vinny Guadagnino.

DJ Pauly D Personal Life and Net Worth

DJ Pauly D is currently single though he has been involved in several affairs with reality co-stars, but all have been short-lived.

He has also stated that he doesn’t want more children, even if he finds long-term girlfriend. For the time being, he is focused on raising his daughter, and his professional endeavors.

DJ Pauly D is one of the most successful DJs, and his career in reality TV has also added to his wealth. According to authoritative sources, it is estimated that Pauly D’s net worth is at least as high as $20 million, as of late 2019.

Amabella Sophia Markert Mother, Amabella Markert

Amabella is a Jersey native, and now 31 years old. She was working as a Hooters waitress in Las Vegas when she met DJ Pauly D, and they spent a night together, after which they never saw each other again until Amabella reached out to Pauly D, saying that she was pregnant with his child.

Following the birth of their daughter, Amabella Sophia, Pauly D asked for full custody, but after a long battle, the court made a joint custody decision. Since then, they have been on good terms, and Amabella Sophia spends time between her mother and father. Amabella has another child from her previous relationship, a son named Mikey. She has become quite popular thanks to her one-night-stand with the famous DJ, with more than 24,000 followers on her official Instagram page.

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