Who is Rebecca Soteros?

Rebecca Soteros is a school teacher renowned to the world as Paul Walker’s former girlfriend. She is also Paul’s only child’s mother.

Rebecca is a female Hebrew name that means “to tie or bind.” 

Meadow is the only child of Paul. Paul played the famous character Brian O’Conner in ‘The Fast and the Furious movie series. 

Rebecca went to Hawaii after Paul didn’t give her the commitment. She raised her daughter till the age of 13, following which her daughter moved to California to live with her father.

Rebecca meanwhile started developing drinking issues. After her ex-husband’s fatal car accident in November 2013, Rebecca came to California to be with her daughter’s side. 

She had to fight the legal battle for the custody of her daughter with Paul’s mother, Cheryl Ann. They both later settled, and Rebecca started living with Meadow in California. She helps the girl run several charities in Paul’s name.

Let’s go in-depth to know about Rebecca Soteros.

quick facts

Birth nameRebecca Soteros
Nickname        Rebecca
Nationality American
Birthday          1974
Birthplace        California
Zodiac signNA
Age                    48 years old
ProfessionSchoolteacher, Homemaker
Religion           Christian
Marital StatusSingle
PartnerPaul Walker (ex-boyfriend)
ChildrenMeadow Rain Walker (daughter)
FatherMark Soteros
MotherJulie Ann Soteros
BrotherJoshua Soteros
SchoolVillage Christian School
Education qualificationBachelors Degree (1992)
Height5 feet 6 inches
Weight57 kg
Shoe size6 US
Body measurement(chest-waist-hip)34-26-35
Hair colorDark Brown
Eye colorHazel
ProfessionFormer schoolteacher
Net worthUSD 500,000
Current residenceCalifornia USA (Lived many years in Hawaii)

Interesting facts

1. Rebecca Soteros  and Paul Walker went to the same school

Rebecca Sotores studied in Village Christian School in California, where Paul Walker was also studying.

Sotores went on to pursue a bachelor’s degree in education. 

2. Rebecca Sotores is not married

Rebecca and Paul were dating for some months. In those moments, she became pregnant with his child. 

Rebecca wanted to be married, but Paul rejected her proposal. As a result, they broke up, and Rebecca went to live in Hawaii to raise her child.

3. Meadow Rain Walker is Paul and Rebecca’s only child

During their short relationship, they had a daughter named Meadow. She is the only child of both Paul and Rebbeca. She is now a model who looks after her father’s charity organizations.

4. Rebecca Soteros was a teacher

Rebecca, having a degree in education, became a teacher. However, she took a break from her teaching career after she got pregnant. 

After breaking up with Paul, she got back to teaching in Hawaii.

5. Rebecca Sotores was an alcoholic

She was regarded unfit to become the guardian of her daughter, Meadow, because of her alcohol issue. Thus, Paul’s mother was her intended guardian. They had a custody battle for the child.

After Rebecca completed her rehab program, she won the custody of Meadow.

Rebecca Soteros childhood, early life, and family

Mark Soteros and Julie Ann Soteros gave birth to Rebecca in 1974.

At the age of 48 years under unclear circumstances, Julie died in 2004. Rebecca also has a younger sibling named Joshua Soteros.

She started her teaching career right after her graduation. 


Rebecca attended Village Christian School in California, where Paul Walker was studying, too.

After graduating, Rebecca Soteros went to get a bachelor’s degree in education. After completing her college education, she started pursuing her career for several months.

body measurements and physical appearance

Rebecca Soteros has a stunning body figure. Her body weighs 57 kg. Her body measurements are 34-26-35, and her shoe size is 6. Soteros has dark brown hair and hazel eyes.

Rebecca Soteros relationships

Paul walker and Rebecca Soteros

Rebecca and Paul first met in early 1998 in California and began dating. Eventually, Rebecca became pregnant with Meadow.

Paul rejected her marriage proposal as he was not ready for marriage. Paul Walker was only 25.

Besides, Paul also confessed that he was very young and naive and had even cheated on Soteros repeatedly, even with her friends.

Rebecca and Paul Walker have a daughter named Meadow Walker. Their daughter was born on November 4, 1998, in Northern California. Vin Diesel is the godfather of Meadow. Vin diesel co-starred alongside Paul in The Fast and Furious.

As of 2019, we do not know if she is dating someone else or she is single.

Rebecca Soteros

She took full custody of her child at the expense of Paul after they parted ways.

After taking full custody of Meadow, Rebecca went to Hawaii for some years before the child moved back to California back in 2011. Rebecca developed a drinking habit making her ineligible to take care of Meadow.

Rebecca had to fight in court for the custody of Meadow Walker.

At the time of the custody dispute, a source vouched to E! for Soteros’ parenting skills. They said, “Knowing Rebecca, I know she would never let anyone else care for her daughter. She loves her, she has always been and will always be a good mother, and there is no reason for a change. She will fight this; I’m sure until her last breath to be [Meadow’s] mom. All she wants is to have her child back.”

While Rebecca has stayed out of the public eye following her friction with Paul’s mother, her daughter has made a few public appearances to honor her father over the past few years.

Tyrese Gibson, Walker’s close friend and fellow Fast and the Furious star, spoke to People in 2015 to update the late actor’s daughter. “Meadow is really in a great space. Meadow is focused on her education and just spending a lot of quality time with her friends. That brings her a lot of joy,” Gibson told People.

Meadow Rain Walker is the only child of Rebecca and her ex-boyfriend Paul Walker.

Rebecca Soteros Paul Walker

Paul Walker was an American actor best known fr his role as Brian O’Conner in the Fast & Furious movie franchise. On September 12, 1973, Paul William Walker III and Cheryl Walker in Glendale, California, United States.

Paul grew up with four siblings: Cody, Caleb, Amie, and Ashlie.

Rebecca Soteros with Paul Walker

After breaking up with Rebecca, he dated Christina Milian, Jaime King, Bliss Ellis, Aubrianna Atwell, Jessica Alba, Genesis Rodriguez, and Jasmine Pilchard-Gosneli.

Sadly, he died on November 30, 2013, due to injuries from a single-vehicle collision.

Rebecca Soteros daughter Meadow Rain Walker

Born on November 4, 1998, Meadow Rain Walker is the only child of Paul Walker and his ex-girlfriend, Rebecca Soteros.

Meadow was born in Northern California, California, but she grew up in Hawaii due to her parents’ breakup. 

Later in 2011, Meadow went to live with her dad.

Even Paul had once revealed that he still loved the mother of his only daughter Meadow Rain Walker. Rebecca consoled her daughter at Forest Lawn Memorial Park during a non-denominational ceremony for Paul.

Cheryl Ann Paul’s mother was named the intended guardian of Meadow in Paul’s will. After that Cheryl and Rebecca were in a custody battle for Meadow.

Rebecca had an alcohol issue. She was not fit to take guardianship of her daughter. Cheryl cited her two DUI incidents.

Two of them later settled the custody battle with Paul’s mother consenting to give Rebecca her daughter custody. She agreed to complete a rehab program on her drinking issues and relocate to California to raise her daughter.

Meadow is now a supermodel who works with prominent fashion labels like Givenchy and Proenza Schouler. 

She also got engaged with her boyfriend, Louis Thorton-Allan, on August 9, 2021.

Rebecca Soteros career

Rebecca was a college teacher in Hawaii. She is associated with one of the most distinguished artists in the Hollywood business.

When Rebecca got pregnant with Paul’s daughter, she took a break from teaching for a while.

Paul had a fatal car crash on November 30, 2013. Paul was dating Jasmine Pilchard-Gosnell at that time. After hearing about the unfortunate incident, Rebecca flew to California.

Now, Rebecca resides with her daughter and her mother-in-law resides in California. She helps Meadow run the charities in Paul’s Walker name.

net worth

Rebecca Soteros is a graduate. Her primary source of income is teaching. Also, while in the custody of her daughter Meadow Rain Walker, Paul would fund everything for them.

It has been estimated that she has a net worth of USD 500k.

Her daughter, Meadow, has won a USD 10 million settlement from the man driving the car in which her father died. Paul also left his USD 25 million fortune to his daughter when he died.

Rebecca Soteros now

After the death of her ex-boyfriend, Paul Walker, Rebecca is no more in the limelight.

Rebecca dropped teaching when she was pregnant, and after she delivered her child and broke up with Walker, she moved to Hawaii, where she resumed teaching.

Following Paul’s death in a horrific car crash in 2013, there were many disputes concerning Soteros and Paul’s daughter.

The actor’s mother, Cheryl Walker, applied for guardianship over Meadow when she was 15 years old.

However, Rebecca won the legal custody battle and thus, moved in with Meadow Walker to raise her. For this, she completed her alcohol rehabilitation program. 

Rebecca helps Meadow in her charity works.

Rebecca Soteros Instagram

There is a private Instagram account; however, we are unsure if it is owned by Rebecca or not.

On the other hand, her daughter, Meadow, is highly active on Instagram. She uses the username @meadowwalker and often posts about her work, father, charity, and fiance.


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