Paul Amos was born in Pencoed, Wales.
He went to the Welsh school Ysgol Gyfun Llanhari. Later he studied acting at the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain and LAMDA, the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts.
In 2005 he moved to Toronto, Canada. He now lives in Stratford, Ontario.
He is currently in production for Assassin's Creed Syndicate (2015) in the role of Jacob Frye.