is a former Australian Consul
turned celebrity butler
. He is most famous to television
audiences for portraying “the Butler” on the TV series Joe Millionaire
. He has since made guest appearances on other programs, and hosted the series Groomed
Hogan was recruited through the International Guild of Butlers, to run the chateau in France where Joe Millionaire
was filmed. His primary responsibility was originally focused on the domestic and household management of the chateau, with only minor "on screen" appearances. However, as Fox acknowledged, "Paul was the glue that held the show together." The first season was widely distributed around the world, although second season did not perform as well.
In 2006 Hogan hosted Groomed
, a series in which he took regular men and turned them into gentlemen for life-changing events such as a marriage proposals, weddings or reconnection with families. Hogan was both host and mentor to the subjects.
Hogan was born and raised in Melbourne, Australia
and attended De La Salle College, Malvern
. After school, and a two-year stint in the Australian Army, he entered the Australian
Diplomatic Service, beginning a 26 year career. As a diplomat Hogan was posted to Canada, Yugoslavia, Jamaica, the Caribbean, Los Angeles and Argentina. His area of expertise was the administration and operation of Embassies, and as a Consul, caring... Read More