Is Movie actor Paul Lieberstein sick with cancer? Know his Personal and Professional Career

HitBerryPublished on   27 Dec, 2015Updated on   30 Apr, 2021

American screenwriter Paul Lieberstein is one of the most loved figures in the entertainment industry. He has a friendly personality and charming behavior. With his vibrant attribute, he has won over the hearts of millions of fans all around the globe. However, reports claiming that the actor has cancer, which has left his fans very dismayed. 


So Are all the cancer rumors true? Or its just another hoax floating in the web? We will dig deep into it on today's topic, but whatever be it, we wish the Office actor a long life and sound health.

Paul Lieberstein cancer rumors

There were rumors that Lieberstein was diagnosed with cancer and was living with leukemia in early 2013. The rumors started to surface during the last episodes of "The Office", a TV series where he played the role of Toby Flenderson as he was rapidly losing weight.

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There were also suggestions that Lieberstein was constantly nauseated, sick and dizzy during the filming of the show. These are the symptoms typically associated with early stages of cancer. But what actually was it?

There is no proof to support if he even has cancer but people have a common consensus on what type of cancer Lieberstein may have. There is a strong proof that the screenwriter may have a lungs cancer as many think that his habit of smoking may have resulted in cancer. But fortunately, this cancer is easily curable through the medical process.

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Lieberstein has also not been seen in any social event for over two months now. It is suggested that the actor is undergoing chemotherapy at New York Cancer Hospital in New York. This hospital is regarded as one of the best places for chemotherapy in the entire the world. 

Paul Lieberstein Married Life

Lieberstein is currently married to Janine Poreba. The two tied the knot in July of 2008 and this is Lieberstein’s second marriage. He has five children from his two marriages. It is reported that his wife, Poreba and all of his children are being extremely supportive to Lieberstein in the whole process.

Lieberstein and his family have denied any news about him having cancer in various interviews. They have claimed that the actor has lost weight only because of excessive commitment to his job.

They also have stated that he is spending more time with his family and that is why he has not able to appear at social events that much.

Paul Lieberstein's Net Worth and Career

The director is a graduate of Hamilton College where he majored in economics. He has had a passion for writing since his college days. His big break came when he was offered an opportunity to write the storyline for the first season of "King of The Hill". 

After that, he has written and produced several other famous TV series and movies. "The Office" is the most critically acclaimed show written by him. He has also directed few episodes of the series "The Office".

Lieberstein can be followed on Twitter @Paullieberstein. He has not yet posted anything dismissing the claims about his illness. It is estimated that Paul Lieberstein's net worth is in excess of $15 million dollars. 

Ten Facts about Paul Lieberstein

1. Paul Liberstein was born on February 22, 1967, and is 51 years old.
2. Paul Liberstein was born in Westport, Connecticut, United States.
3. Paul Liberstein started his professional career back in 1994.
4. Paul Liberstein is 5 foot 8 inches tall.
5. Paul Liberstein married Janine Serafin Poreba in 2008.
6. Paul Liberstein is the father of five children from his two marriages.
7. Paul Liberstein's birth sign is Pisces.
8. Paul Liberstein attended Hamilton College.
9. Paul Liberstein worked on the animated series named King of the Hill.
10. Paul Liberstein acted alongside Rainn Wilson in series The Office.