Logan Paul Net Worth
Logan Paul net worth 2020: Logan Paul is an American YouTuber, boxer, internet personality, and actor who has a net worth of $19 million. Paul posts on his YouTube channel where he has more than 20 million followers. He also has run the Impaulsive podcast since November 2018.
Early Life: Logan Alexander Paul was born on April 1, 1995, in Westlake, Ohio. He has a younger brother, Jake Paul, who is also a social media star. Logan started making videos for YouTube when he was 10 years old using a channel he launched called Zoosh.
He attended Westlake High School, where he was an All-Star linebacker for the football team in 2012. He was also a State Champion wrestler in high school and went on to study engineering at Ohio University. Between 2013 and 2014, he went from 900 followers on various social platforms to 1.5 million. He was especially popular on the social platform Vine. He dropped out of college in 2014 to move to Los Angeles and pursue a career as a social media personality and live in an apartment complex with other Vine stars.
Career: In April 2014 a YouTube compilation video of his Vine work garnered more than four million views the first week it was posted. He soon had 4 million followers on Vine and was creating paid Vine videos for companies such as HBO, Pepsi, Ritz, and Virgin Mobile. After Vine was shuttered, he shifted focus fully to YouTube.
Today Logan's videos have been viewed almost 5 billion times. He has 20 million subscribers on Youtube, 16 million followers on Instagram, and 15 million fans on Facebook, as of this writing. In 2015 he was ranked as the 10th most influential figure on Vine, with his six-second videos earning him hundreds of thousands of dollars in advertising revenue. By that October, his Facebook videos alone had more than 300 million views.
In early 2015, Paul appeared on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. He also appeared on the Fox series, Weird Loners. He starred in two episodes of the Freeform series Stitchers. In 2016, Paul starred in the YouTube Red movie The Thinning. In early 2016, Paul trained with drama coaches and the comedy troupes The Groundlings and Upright Citizens Brigade. Paul wrote the screenplay for an adult comedy, Airplane Mode. The film was originally planned to be released in 2017 but was eventually released on August 2, 2019.
Suicide Forest Controversy: On December 31, 2017, Paul uploaded a video to his YouTube channel that he had filmed at Aokigahara at the base of Mount Fuji in Japan. This area is commonly known as the suicide forest as it is a place many people have gone to commit suicide. Paul's video showed a dead body hanging from a tree. The video had 6.3 million views within 24 hours of being uploaded. Paul was accused by other members of the YouTube community of being insensitive and exploitative to suicide victims. Several petitions were posted on Change.org urging YouTube to delete Paul's channel. Paul removed the video from his YouTube channel and issued a written apology on Twitter on January 1, 2018. On January 9, YouTube issued a statement via their Twitter account condemning Paul's video. On January 10, YouTube announced it was removing Paul's channels from Google Preferred, its preferred ad program. Paul was also cut from season 4 of the YouTube Red series Foursome. In the aftermath, Paul donated $1 million to suicide prevention agencies, a quarter of which is going to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
Other Controversies: On February 9, 2018, YouTube suspended all advertising on Paul's channels due to his "pattern of behavior," referring to his participation in the Tide Pod challenge, removing a fish from his pond to "jokingly give it CPR," and tasering two dead rats. His revenue was temporarily stopped as a result. Two weeks later, YouTube restored ads on Logan's channel, however, his channel was still on a 90-day "probation period" during which time content from his channel was not eligible to be on YouTube's trending tab.
In January 2019, Paul remarked on his Impaulsive podcast, "What is it, male-only March? … We're gonna attempt to go gay for just one month." Paul received widespread criticism for implying that being homosexual is a choice. GLAAD responded to Paul's statement on Twitter, saying, "That's not how it works, Logan Paul."
KSI Boxing Matches: Logan Paul and fellow YouTuber KSI famously hate each other. On August 25, 2018, KSI and Logan held a pay-per-view boxing match that was promoted as "the biggest internet event in history" A rematch took place on November 9, 2019, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The first fight was watched by 2.25 million viewers live, with 1 million watching via pay-per-view and another estimated 1.2 million watching illegally via Twitch streams. In the end, 1.3 million purchased the fight via PPV, generating around $13 million in revenue. It's likely that Logan and KSI each earned around $2 million total from the match before taxes when all other sources like merchandise are included. For the second fight, they each were guaranteed a minimum of $900,000. Their total earnings for the second fight, which was broadcast by boxing company DAZN USA, likely topped $3 million each.
Personal Life: In October 2015, Paul lived in the same apartment complex in Hollywood, California as other social media celebrities including Amanda Cerny, Juanpa Zurita, and Andrew Bachelor, with his roommates Mark Dohner and Evan Eckenrode. This proximity facilitated various collaborations on their respective videos. In October 2017, Paul and Eckenrode relocated to an estate in Encino, California.
In July 2018, Paul and actress Chloe Bennet confirmed they were dating. They split in September 2018.
Paul is red-green colorblind.
In May 2020, Logan Paul confirmed he was dating model Josie Canseco, daughter of baseball legend Jose Canseco. In June 2020, he uploaded a video to his YouTube channel called "I Bought My Girlfriend A Horse." Apparently, the couple got into a little fight and he decided to make up for it by buying Josie, who loves horseback riding, her own horse. The video shows the couple riding two horses and Paul letting her know he bought both of them. He said: "100% yours. Even if we break up, you can keep them."
Salary Highlights: In 2016, Logan made $12.5 million. In 2017, he made $12 million. In 2018, he made $14.5 million. In 2019 his total earnings were $10 million.
Real Estate: Logan Paul lives in this mansion in the Los Angeles suburb of Encino.
He purchased the home in October 2017 for $6.55 million. It had been listed several months earlier for $8.5 million. The home is more than 30,000 square feet and features 14 rooms.
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