There’s a very good chance you’ve already heard of the name Logan Paul, but do you know who he is? Different people may know him for different reasons, as Logan Paul has put his fingers in various online pies over the years in attempt gain worldwide notoriety.
Read on to find out everything there is to know about Logan Paul, including how he found fame in his early days, his YouTube channel and his high-profile boxing matches.
Logan Paul Quick Facts:
Who Is Logan Paul?
Logan Paul is a YouTuber, actor and social media personality who first found fame on the former video-sharing platform, Vine. Before becoming one of the most viewed personalities on YouTube. He also has a number of acting credits to his name, and more recently, has turned his attention to boxing. However, he has so far only participated in one boxing match, which he lost to British YouTuber and rapper, KSI.
Following his quick success on Vine and YouTube, Paul dropped out of Ohio University, where he majored in Industrial Engineering. He moved to Los Angeles to pursue his social media career and moved into an apartment complex with other high-profile Vine personalities.
Logan Paul Vine
Logan Paul began posting videos to Vine in 2013 and quickly gained a strong following. Because of this strong following, his six-second Vine videos began earning him hundreds of thousands of dollars in advertising revenue.
Paul then turned his attention to YouTube in October 2013, registering the channel ‘TheOfficialLoganPaul’.
He created a new YouTube channel in August 2015, ‘Logan Paul Vlogs’, which now boasts over 23 million subscribers and over 5.8 billion views, making it one of the most viewed YouTube channels ever.
Logan Paul faced backlash at the end of 2017 and early 2018 after he posted a video to his YouTube channel showing a man who had committed suicide by hanging himself. Paul filmed the video in Aokigahara, also known as the “suicide forest”, which can be found at the base of Mount Fuji in Japan.
The video attracted over 6 million views in the first 24 hours after uploading, but Paul’s reaction, along with that of the friends in his group, received criticism from celebrities and politicians. Petitions were sent to YouTube asking for Paul’s account to be deleted. One petition attracted over 720,000 signatures.
Logan Paul removed the video from his channel on January 1st 2018, issued a formal apology and donated $1 million to suicide prevention agencies.
Logan Paul’s Boxing Career
Logan Paul turned his hand to amateur boxing, with his first white-collar boxing match being against Joe Weller. Following the bout, British YouTube and rapper KSI challenged Logan Paul to a boxing match, which ended up seeing Logan Paul and his brother Jake Paul fight KSI and his brother Deji in two white-collar boxing matches.
KSI won the match against Logan Paul following a majority draw decision, with one judge scoring 58-57 in favour of KSI.
Logan Paul was then eligible to fight in professional boxing matches, and his first proper bout was once again against KSI. The fight was held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California (now known as the Crypto.com Arena) on November 9th 2019. KSI once again won the fight following a split decision vote.
An exhibition boxing match was then held on June 6th 2021 between Logan Paul and Floyd Mayweather Jr. at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. Many spectators expected the former five-division world champion Mayweather Jr. to defeat Logan Paul with ease.
However, Paul initiated a number of clinches during the match, which wasn’t received well by the crowd. The match ended went with the full distance, but no winner was ultimately decided. The Mayweather vs Paul boxing match generated $50 million in revenue.
Logan Paul Movies & TV Shows
Paul has appeared in a number of films and television shows, usually as cameo appearances, but occasionally as the main star. He has appeared in The Thinning and its sequel, The Thinning: New World Order, which were both YouTube Premium exclusive movies.
Other movie credits include Can’t Take It Back, Where’s the Money, Airplane Mode and Valley Girl.
His television roles include appearances in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, in the 2015 episode “Intimidation Game,” along with appearances in a number of WWE events in 2021 and 2022.
How Much Is Logan Paul’s Net Worth?
Logan Paul has a net worth of $19 million as of 2022. However, Celebrity Net Worth puts his net worth much higher, at $45 million. The website cites his clothing label, Maverick Apparel, as generating more than $40 million in sales, and that he earned $5.25 million from his boxing match with Floyd Mayweather.
Who Is Logan Paul’s Girlfriend?
Not a huge amount is known about Logan Paul’s private life, however, the man himself did make comments in June that could indicate he is dating model Brooke Burke.
He has previously been in relationships with Chloe Bennett, an actress who has appeared in Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, and he has also previously been linked to model Chantel Jeffries, actress Alissa Violet, actress Teala Dunn, model Jessica Serfaty and social media star Amanda Cerny.