Jake Paul is an American-based social media personality and professional boxer. He initially rose to fame on Vine and later played the role of Dirk Mann on the series Bizaardvark for two seasons on Disney Channel.
On 24th August 2018, Jake started his boxing career with his brother Logan Paul. They fought against KSI and Deji Olatunji, his younger brother, in a pair of amateur white-collar boxing matches. Jake fought against Deji and defeated Deji via TKO during the fifth round.
Jake, between 2020 to 2022, has won the following fights against Nate Robinson (retired basketballer ) by second-round KO, Ben Askren (retired mixed martial artist) by 1st-round TKO, Tyron Woodley (former UFC champion) twice by SD and 6th-round KO, and Anderson Silva (former UFC champion) by UD.
Jake Paul defeats Anderson Silva to keep his boxing record undefeated!
On 29th, October Saturday, Jake Paul defeated legendary UFC champion Anderson Silva, on points at the Desert Diamond Arena in Phoenix, Arizona, in front of around 14,000 strong crowds.
The fight lasted for all 8 rounds, and Jake was awarded the win by a consistent decision, scoring 78–73 (twice) and 77–74. He sealed the victory in the final round by knocking down Anderson.
It marked the most remarkable win to date in the 25-year-old’s Youtuber-turned-boxer, even though Anderson, at 47, is in the twilight of his career and known for his UFC rather than boxing accomplishments.
Before the fight, Jake had spoken to one of Silva’s fans about growing up after watching the Brazilian dominating his sport.
ESPN Stats said it was a point-to-point fight as Jake landed 83 punches, with Anderson landing just 4 less at 79.
Anderson later told the media, “I’m a superhero, but sometimes my half-human fails.”
Jake Paul Early Life:
Jake Joseph Paul was born on 17th January 1997 in Cleveland, Ohio. He was raised with his elder brother in Westlake, Ohio. Jake is of mixed descent, including English, Irish, Welsh, Jewish, Scottish, and German.
Jake Paul Family Background:
Jake is the son of realtor Gregory Allan Paul and Pamela Ann Stepnick (née Meredith). He has an elder brother, Logan Paul, a YouTuber and a social media influencer. Both brothers started filming themselves when they were 10.
Jake Paul Education:
Jake Paul Physical stats:
Jake has an attractive personality, a beautiful smile, charming looks, and an impressive athletic body, which enhances his personality. Jake stands 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs around 75 Kg. He has silky blonde hair and mesmerizing hazel-green-brown colored eyes.
Jake Paul Birth Signs:
Jake is currently 25 years old. Jake’s zodiac sign is Capricorn, and his birth flower is Snowdrop. Capricorn’s birth sign is duality, and the opposite sign is Passive and Cancer, respectively. Their birth sign modality and element is Cardinal Earth.
Jake Paul Net Worth:
Jake estimated net worth is $20–30 million. His main source of income comes from YouTube and boxing.
According to Forbes, in January 2022, Jake made about $38 million from boxing in 2021, marking him the 46th highest-paid athlete worldwide.
Jake Paul Relationship Status:
Jake started dating Alissa Violet, a YouTuber and internet personality, in November 2016. Later in February 2017, they broke up.
Further, Jake started dating model Erika Costell in April 2018 and ended their relationship in November 2018.
In April 2019, Jake began dating Tana Mongeau, a YouTuber and internet personality. In June 2019, the couple got engaged to be married. As the engagement news was out, many did not believe it. On 28th July of the same year, this couple got married in Las Vegas. Later, it was reported that the couple had not gotten a marriage license before the ceremony and said it was not a legal marriage. They left the ceremony separately, and MTV recorded the ceremony. Mongeau said the ceremony was done for fun and content; later, in January 2020, they separated.
Jake started dating Julia Rose. The couple said that they have been dating since February 2022.
Jake Paul Career:
Jake started his career by uploading a music video on Vine. On 15th May 2014, he uploaded his 1st video, titled ‘Jake Paul Daily Vlogs,’ on YouTube. Further, in 2016, Jake was featured as Lance in the film ‘Dance Camp’ and later as Dugan in ‘Mono.’ Between 2016-18, he was cast as Dirk Mann in the main role for Seasons 1 and 2 in ‘Bizaardvark.’
In 2016, Jake played the role of Conrad in ‘The Monroes’ a TV series. He also appeared as a special guest at ‘Walk the Prank’ and in 2017 at ‘The Price is Right’ as the special guest model. On 17th January 2017, it was officially reported that Jake had launched ‘Team 10’. Team 10 is an entertainment collaborative with some social media influencers, marketing managers, and creative agencies around Teen Entertainment.
Further, on 30th May 2017, Jake released the single “It’s Everyday Bro,” with a music video featuring Team 10, former members. Though the song became the 3rd most disliked video but still, the song debuted at number 91 on Billboard Hot 100 and was later also certified Platinum RIAA.
On 17th June 2017, Jake released a single ‘Ohio Fried Chicken’ and later released a single ‘Jerika’ along with his ex-girlfriend, Erika Costell, and Jake deleted the song after their breakup. On 5th August 2017, he released “That Ain’t On The News” along with a music video. Later on 25th October 2017, the music video for ‘No Competition’ was released, and this song was later deleted.
On 22nd November 2017, Jake released ‘Saturday Night’ featuring American rapper Gucci Mane. On 1st December 2017, for Christmas, Jake released an extended play ‘Litmas.’ On 17th April 2018, he released the single ‘Malibu’ and on 11th May ‘My Teachers.’ Further, in 2018, Jake was the main subject of the documentary titled ‘The Mind of Jake Paul.’
On 24th May 2018, two singles’ Randy Savage’ and ‘Cartier Vision’ were released by Jake. On 15th August 2018, he released ‘Champion,’ a diss track concerning his boxing opponent Deji Oltanuji, which later led to a fight. Jake and Team 10 were on tour performing songs in the US in the summer of 2018. On 1st March 2019, Jake released the single “I’m Single’; the song was focused on his feelings after breaking up with Erika Costell.
Later, by the end of 2018, one by one, all the members of Team 10 left. So, Jake, on 12th July 2019, started a new group. In 2019, he played the role of himself in the film ‘Airplane Mode.’
Jake Paul Professional boxing career:
On 21st December 2019, an announcement was made about Jake’s fight against the fellow YouTuber AnEronGib, known as Gib. Jake also won this by TKO with a score of 2:18 in the 1st round. In July 2020, Jake had a fighting match against Nate Robinson, a professional basketball player. In the 2nd round, Jake won the match by Knock Out (KO) by 1:24.
On 22nd December 2020, it was announced that Jake’s third pro fight was against Ben Askren, the former Bellator MMA and ONE Welterweight Champion. On 17th April 2021, in Atlanta, Jake defeated Ben via TKO at 1:59 during round 1.
On 31st May 2021, the news was linked that Jake was scheduled to fight former UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodley in a boxing bout on 29th August 2021. Jake won the fight by split decision where 1 judge scored 77–75 for Tyron, while the other 2 judges scored it 77–75 and 78–74 in favor of Jake.
Further, Tommy Fury was scheduled to fight Jake, but due to medical issues, Tyron Woodley replaced Tommy in the fight. They fought the rematch in Tampa, Florida, on 18th December 2021. Jake defeated Tyron via KO at 2:12 during the 6th round. Both ESPN and DAZN awarded Jake the KO of the year.
Jake Paul Controversy:
Jake has become the subject of several controversies throughout his career due to his behavior, which included being charged with unlawful assembly and criminal trespass.
In late 2015, after being starred in the main role in ‘Bizaardvark,’ in an interview with ‘The Hollywood Reporter,’ Jake claimed that he was removed from the show due to a news report on public complaints from his neighbors regarding parties, fire hazards, pranks, and large crowds gathering in the neighborhood.
On July 2017, Jake’s neighbors in Beverly Grove, LA, met the police officials and the city council members and even tried to file a class-action public nuisance lawsuit against him as he made his home address public. On 24th April 2018, the house owner sued him for $2.5 Million.
On 3rd January 2018, Jake uploaded a video, ‘I Lost My Virginity,’ featuring him and his then-girlfriend Erika Costell, who posed semi-nude on each other. Later, the image was changed due to a lot of criticism.
Further, same month Jake started a website named ‘Edfluence,’ which was based on teaching people how to earn money online. However, they could not give the users what they were promised, including being a Team 1000 member.
In January 2019, Jake promoted a website titled ‘BysteryBrand,’ which opens a mystery box, and one can win something randomly along with RiceGum, the YouTuber. Many users claimed that they did not receive anything through the site.
In February 2020, Jake was again involved in an argument with Zayn Malik, a famous British singer, at the Westgate Hotel, in Las Vegas, Nevada, where both of them were staying. Due to some reasons, Jake, along with Logan, Zayn, and Gigi Hadi, got into a fight which they eventually did publicly on Twitter. The situation was unclear until Logan released video footage on the 161st episode of his podcast ‘Impulsive,’ where he explained the scenario.
Jake Paul Awards:
Jake has been nominated many times; in 2017, he won the Social Media Star award at Radio Disney Music Awards. The same year, he won the Choice Music Web Star and Choice YouTuber by Teen Choice awards for JakePaulProductions (Youtube).
Jake Paul Social Appearance:
Jake has a massive fan following; on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, he has around 21M, 5.6M, and 4.4M followers, respectively.
Further, on his YouTube channel, he has around 20.3M subscribers. On all his profiles, she regularly posts to keep his fans updated, where he shares his personal and professional life moments.
Jake Paul Facts:
For the ‘Fresh Outta London video shoot,’ Jake threw a party at his home in California and got national attention after being called out by Calabasas mayor Alicia Weintraub.
Jake is natural in acting and does difficult scenes easily, hence was given the epithet ‘One Take Jake.’
Jake has worked in Vine videos with Pepsi, Ritz, Virgin Mobile, HBO, etc.