Jake Joseph Paul is an American YouTuber and internet personality, actor, musician, and brother to Logan Paul. Jake Paul has earned a huge following in his with over 19 million subscribers to his self-titled channel where he posts comedy sketches, vlogs, and songs. Jake Joseph is also an actor and he was cast as Dirk Mann on Disney channel’s Bizaardvark, Lance in the YouTube Red Original movie Dance Camp, and Dugan in the Fox Digital movie Mono. Before he rose to fame, he was a competitive wrestler and he trained to be a Navy Seal. He first found a web following on the 6-second video app Vine, where he reached 1 million followers in just 5 months.
Jake Joseph Paul was born January 17, 1997, in Cleveland and grew up in Westlake, Ohio. He is the son of Pamela Ann Stepnick (née Meredith) and realtor Gregory Allan Paul. He began his carrier in September 2013 when he posted videos on vine. He had over 5 million followers and 2 billion views on the app by the time it was discontinued. He earned a Shorty Award nomination in the category of Videographer.
Paul dated Tana Mongeau from April 2019 to January 2020. The two were engaged and married, although not legally, in July.
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today my life begins. all love. no hate. hard-work truly pays off. thank you to the fans who have supported me through all these hard times we have been through. people really haven’t wanted to see Jake Paul succeed these past 2 years. as soon as you become the top dog the world wants to strip you of that title. this fight for me symbolized breaking down all the barriers the world has put in front of me. I’ve done stupid things, i’ve been that cringe corny kid, i’ve said things I shouldn’t have but boxing has helped me find myself, mature, and realize what matters the most in life. this is just the start of my prize fighting career. the problem child is born. 🤫🤫🤫
Paul began his boxing career on February 24, 2018, when it was announced that Paul and his brother would be fighting KSI and his younger brother, Deji, in two white-collar boxing matches. Paul’s fight against Deji was the chief undercard bout before their elder brothers, KSI and Logan Paul, did battle in the main event. Paul won the fight after 5 rounds as Deji’s corner threw in the towel after a flurry of shots.
Paul began his professional career on December 21, 2019, when it was announced that Paul would be making his professional boxing debut against fellow YouTuber AnEsonGib (known as Gib) on January 30, 2020 in Miami. The match between Paul and Gib was the co-feature to the match between professional boxers Demetrius Andrade and Luke Keeler. Jake won the fight via technical knockout at 2:15 in the first round.
Paul was hungry to avenge his brother Logan Paul who lost to KSI by split decision in another fight between YouTube stars in November last year. According to CNN, after the fight, Jake Paul ran to the edge of the ring and called out KSI, who was sitting in the crowd. When asked where the fight would be, Paul said. “I think we go to Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia hosted the recent rematch between Andy Ruiz Jr. and Anthony Joshua in December last year, where the latter reclaimed his heavyweight titles after suffering a shock loss to Ruiz earlier that year in June.
According to Forbes, as of 2017, Jake Paul’s net worth was an estimated $11.5 million. This placed him as No. 7 on Forbes “Highest-Paid YouTube Stars” list. The networth makes him one of the wealthiest YouTube stars earning millions of dollars from videos starring his house of friends, Team 10.