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John Paul Getty III

John Paul Getty III

Born Nov 4, 1956

John Paul Getty III, also known as Paul Getty, was the eldest of the four children of John Paul Getty, Jr. and Abigail (née Harris), and the grandson of oil tycoon Jean Paul Getty. His son is actor Balthazar Getty.

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1956 Birth Born on November 4, 1956.
1964 7 Years Old Getty spent most of his childhood in Rome as his father was the head of the Italian section of the Getty family's oil business. His parents divorced in 1964; with his father marrying again in 1966 to model and actress Talitha Pol. … Read More


1971 14 Years Old In early 1971, he was expelled from St. George's English School (later St. George's British International School), in Rome, Italy.
1973 16 Years Old 1 More Event
His father moved back to England, and at 3am on 10 July 1973, Getty was kidnapped in the Piazza Farnese in Rome. … Read More
1974 17 Years Old In 1974, Getty married a German citizen, Gisela Martine Zacher (née Schmidt), who was 5 months pregnant. He had known her and her twin sister Jutta before his kidnapping. Getty was 18 years old when his son, Balthazar, was born. The couple divorced in 1993. … Read More


1999 42 Years Old In 1999, Getty, along with several other members of his family, became citizens of the Republic of Ireland in return for investments in Ireland of approximately £1 million each, under a law which has since been repealed.


2011 54 Years Old On 5 February 2011, aged 54, Getty died at Wormsley, Buckinghamshire following a long illness. … Read More
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