In addition to being a YouTuber, boxer, internet personality, and actor, Logan Paul is also an American boxer. It’s estimated that Logan Paul is worth $45 million. Logan Paul’s YouTube channel currently has more than 23 million subscribers. He’s been one of the highest-paid YouTubers in the world at various points in time.
Outside of YouTube, he is the owner and operator of a very successful apparel and a retail firm known as Maverick Apparel. Maverick had a revenue of more than $40 million in just its first nine months of business operation.
Since November 2018, he has served as the host of the Impulsive podcast. Both Logan and his brother Jake have transitioned into the realm of professional boxing over the past few years.
Logan Paul Early Life
On April 1, 1995, Logan Alexander Paul was born in Westlake, Ohio. Jake Paul, his younger brother, is also well-known on social media. When Logan was 10 years old, he started uploading videos to a channel he created called Zoosh.
For the football team of Westlake High School in 2012, he was an All-Star linebacker. In high school, he won the state wrestling championship.
He then attended Ohio University to study engineering. He gained 1.5 million followers on various social media networks between 2013 and 2014, up from 900. On the social media site Vine, he was particularly well-liked. In order to relocate to Los Angeles, he left Ohio University in 2014.
Logan Paul Career
A video compilation of his work from Vine was made and posted on YouTube. In April 2014, more than 4 million people watched the video in the first week it was online.
Soon, he had 4 million people following him on Vine, and companies like HBO, Pepsi, Virgin Mobile, and others hired him to make paid videos for them. In 2015, he was the 10th most important person on Vine, and each of his short videos made him hundreds of thousands of dollars. Paul moved his act to YouTube after Vine shut down.
Today, almost 5 billion people have watched Logan’s videos. As of this writing, he has more than 20 million people who follow him on YouTube, 16 million people who follow him on Instagram, and 15 million people who like him on Facebook.
Suicide Forest Controversy
On December 31, 2017, Paul posted a video to his YouTube account that he had shot in Aokigahara, Japan, near the foot of Mount Fuji. Since many people have gone there to commit suicide, this location is also known as the suicide forest. A dead body was visible in Paul’s footage hanging from a tree.
After being uploaded, the film received 6.3 million views in 24 hours. There are a number of online petitions asking YouTube to take down Paul’s channel. On January 1, 2018, Paul deleted the video from his YouTube page and tweeted a formal apology. YouTube denounced Paul’s video in a statement sent on their Twitter account on January 9.
Paul’s channels were dropped from Google Preferred, YouTube’s preferred advertising scheme, on January 10. Paul was also let go from the “Foursome” YouTube Red series. Paul afterward gave $1 million to organizations that work to prevent suicide.
Early in February 2018, YouTube stopped running any ads on Paul’s channels owing to his “habit of behavior.” In particular, YouTube made reference to Paul’s participation in the Tide Pod Challenge, the occasion when he pulled a dead rat from his pond and, in his words, “jokingly gave it CPR,” and the incident when he recorded himself using a taser on two dead rats.
During that time, Paul received no money from his page visitors. Two weeks later, YouTube started showing adverts again on his channel. He was nevertheless placed on probation for 90 days, during which time neither his YouTube channel nor its material may be featured on the trending tab.
Then, in a brief statement on his podcast in January 2019, Paul stated: “What’s this, a March for men only? We’re going to try to live as gay people for only one month.” Paul received a lot of flak for his comments, particularly the suggestion that homosexuality is a choice.
KSI Boxing Matches
YouTubers KSI and Logan Paul are infamously bitter rivals. The pay-per-view boxing battle between KSI and Logan on August 25, 2018, was billed as “the biggest internet event in history.” On November 9, 2019, a rematch was held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. 2.25 million people saw the first bout live, with another 1 million watching it on pay-per-view and an estimated 1.2 million seeing it on Twitch broadcasts illegally.
In the end, 1.3 million people watched the fight on pay-per-view, earning almost $13 million. When all other sources, such as goods, are taken into account, it is likely that Logan and KSI each received close to $2 million in total earnings from the match before taxes.
They had each been promised a minimum of $900,000 for the second match. Their combined earnings from the second fight, which boxing firm DAZN USA televised, probably exceeded $3 million each of them.
Logan Paul Personal Life
In the fall of 2015, Paul lived in an apartment complex in Hollywood with his roommates Mark Dohner and Evan Eckenrode. Other social media stars like Juanpa Zurita, Amanda Cerny, and Andrew Bachelor also lived there. Since they all lived close to each other, the group made videos for each of their channels together.
In the fall of 2017, Paul moved to a big house in Encino.
In July 2018, Paul and actress Chloe Bennet said they were seeing each other. Before making it official, they were said to have been dating for a year. In September of that same year, they broke up.
Paul can’t see red or green.
Logan Paul confirmed in May 2020 that he was dating model Josie Canseco, who is the daughter of famous baseball player Jose Canseco. In June 2020, he put a video called “I Bought My Girlfriend a Horse” on his YouTube channel.
It sounds like the couple had a little fight, so he bought Josie, who loves riding horses, her own horse to make up for it. The couple is seen riding two horses in the video, and Paul tells her that he bought both of them. He said: “100 percent yours. You can keep them even if we break up.”