Logan Paul Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Logan Paul is an American YouTuber, social media influencer, professional wrestler, entrepreneur, and actor born on April 1, 1995. He’s got a whopping 23 million subscribers on YouTube and has made a ton of money showing up on the Forbes list of richest YouTubers multiple times. He’s also one of the founders of a drink company called Prime. Since November 2018 he’s been hosting a podcast called Impaulsive which has over 4 million subscribers on YouTube.

Logan got his start back in 2013 making short funny videos on Vine. When Vine shut down, he moved over to YouTube where he’s been posting regularly ever since. He’s got a channel called Logan Paul Vlogs which is super popular with over 23.6 million subscribers and almost 6 billion views as of August 2023.

Apart from his online stuff, Logan has also tried his hand at acting. You might have seen him on shows like Law & Order: Special Victims Unit or in movies like The Thinning series. He even released a song called “2016” in 2016.

In 2018, Logan Paul got into boxing facing off against KSI in a match that ended in a draw. They had a rematch in 2019 and KSI won that one. After dipping his toes in the WWE waters in 2021 Logan officially joined in 2022 and won his first championship in November 2023.

But it hasn’t all been smooth sailing for Logan. He’s been in some hot water over the years like when he filmed a dead body in a forest in Japan and put it on YouTube in 2017. He’s also been criticized for promoting some dodgy stuff like CryptoZoo which didn’t end well for investors.

Full NameLogan Alexander Paul
Date of BirthApril 1, 1995
Place of BirthWestlake, Ohio, USA
OccupationYouTuber, Boxer, Actor
Height6 feet 2 inches (188 cm)
SpouseNina Agdal
Net Worth$150 million

Logan Paul’s Early Life and Education

Logan Paul Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Logan Alexander Paul was born on April 1, 1995, in Westlake, Ohio. His parents are Pamela Stepnick and Gregory Paul. He grew up in Westlake with his younger brother Jake who is also famous.

Logan started making videos for a YouTube channel called Zoosh when he was just 10 years old. He went to Westlake High School where he played football and was recognized as a standout linebacker in 2012. He also competed in wrestling and made it to the state-level championships in 2013.

Logan Paul Career

From College Dropout to Social Media Sensation

When Logan Paul started college he already had a bunch of people who liked his videos on YouTube and Vine. Instead of finishing his degree in engineering at Ohio University, he decided to move to Los Angeles in 2014 to make videos full-time with other Vine stars.

His popularity grew fast. By February 2014, he had millions of followers on social media. A video of his Vine clips got millions of views in its first week. He made a lot of money from ads on Vine and other social media sites.

Paul started doing acting gigs too. He was on shows like Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Weird Loners. He even wrote a movie called Airplane Mode. He did ads for big companies like Hanes and PepsiCo.

But not everything went smoothly. In 2017, he released a song called “No Handlebars” that got slammed for being sexist. The band Flobots whose song he sampled called him out for it. They even sued him for copyright infringement and he had to take the song down from YouTube.

Controversial Journey: From YouTube Scandal to Redemption

Logan Paul Controversial Journey From YouTube Scandal to Redemption

On December 31, 2017, a guy named Logan Paul posted a video on YouTube. In the video, he showed a dead person who had killed himself in a forest in Japan called the “suicide forest.” Paul and his friends had planned to camp there but they found the body instead so they called the police and canceled their camping trip. The video got lots of views quickly. But many famous people and politicians criticized Paul for showing the dead body and for other bad stuff he did on the trip like climbing on a forklift and getting into fights.

Lots of people got mad and started petitions to get YouTube to delete Paul’s channel. Paul eventually took down the video and said sorry on Twitter and YouTube. YouTube also said sorry and promised to do better. They took away some of the special perks Paul had and some of his projects got canceled.

A movie company delayed a film Logan Paul was in because of the trouble. Later Paul said he learned from his mistakes and gave money to help prevent suicide. He also hired someone to help him not mess up again.

After a break, Paul started making videos again. The boss of YouTube said he didn’t break any big rules so they didn’t kick him off the platform. But then a clothing company threatened to sue him because they thought his clothing line’s name was too similar to theirs and it was hurting their sales.

A Rollercoaster of Controversies, Podcasts, Lawsuits, and NFT Ventures

In early 2018, YouTube stopped showing ads on Logan Paul’s videos because of some things he did that they didn’t like. He joked about dangerous stuff like eating Tide Pods and did other weird things like tasering dead rats. His money from ads stopped for a while and he had to go live on another website called Twitch. Eventually, YouTube let him show ads again but they were keeping an eye on him for 90 days.

Later that year Logan started a podcast called Impaulsive. But in early 2019 he got in trouble again for saying something dumb on the podcast. He joked about being gay for a month which upset a lot of people. Then he made a fake documentary about flat Earth theory which made people scratch their heads.

In 2020, Logan got sued for a video he posted in 2017 where he showed a dead person in a forest. The people suing him said he did it to get out of a movie deal. They lost a lot of money because of it.

In 2021, Logan Paul was on a TV show where he sang with a costume on. And in 2021 he made a game about NFTs which are digital collectibles. But the game wasn’t very good and people got mad because it seemed like a scam.

In 2023, Logan got in trouble again because his pet pig was found sick and abandoned. He said he gave the pig away when he moved but someone else gave it away again without telling him.

Boxing Career

From YouTube Challenges to Epic Showdowns

Logan Paul Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

On February 3, 2018, after his friendly boxing match with Joe Weller, British YouTuber KSI challenged Logan Paul to a boxing match. Then, on February 24, 2018, it was revealed that Paul and his brother would face off against KSI and his younger brother, Deji, in two boxing matches. The first bout ended in a draw, with two judges scoring it as a tie at 57–57, while a third judge gave a slight edge to KSI with a score of 58–57.

Controversial Statements and Intense Boxing Match Against KSI

Back in 2019, there was big news about Logan Paul gearing up for his first-ever professional boxing match against KSI. It was set to air only on DAZN in the US, and the showdown was booked for November 9 at the Staples Center.

During the UK press conference before the rematch, Paul caused quite a stir. He accused KSI of some heavy stuff, alleging that KSI had been involved in five abortions. Then, he made a harsh comment, hinting about killing KSI in return. This sparked a lot of outrage, especially from those who support abortion rights. But some people defended Paul, saying he didn’t mean it seriously. Eventually, Paul admitted his words were out of line, calling them “distasteful and insensitive.”

The match itself was intense, lasting six rounds of three minutes each. In the end, KSI won, but it was a close call. Two judges gave the fight to KSI with scores of 57–54 and 56–55, while one judge favored Paul with a score of 56–55.

Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul: The Showdown in Miami Gardens

Logan Paul Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

On December 6, 2020, it was announced that Logan Paul would fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a special match on February 20, 2021. But it got delayed and finally happened on June 6, 2021, in Miami Gardens Florida.

Before the fight on May 6, 2021, there was a press event at Hard Rock Stadium. That’s where things got heated. Paul’s brother Jake Paul got into it with Mayweather after taking his hat. Mayweather got mad threatening Jake Paul.

During the fight, there was a lot of holding from Paul and it went on until the end without a clear winner. The crowd wasn’t happy and Mayweather landed more punches according to CompuBox stats.

After the fight, Mayweather said Paul was better than he expected and tough. But Paul wondered if Mayweather had held back thinking “Did Floyd go easy on me?” Mayweather later said if it was a real fight he would’ve won easily.

Showdown at X Series 10 Ends in Controversy

On July 28, 2023, it was said that Logan Paul and KSI would both be the main fighters at MF & DAZN: X Series 10 – The Prime Card on October 14 at Manchester Arena in Manchester England. Then on July 31, it was announced that KSI would fight professional boxer Tommy Fury. And on August 8 it was announced that Paul would fight American mixed martial artist Dillon Danis.

Before the fight, Danis kept sharing photos of Paul’s fiancée Nina Agdal with other guys sometimes with her not wearing much. Because of this, he got sued. During the fight in the sixth round, Danis tried to take Paul down and used an illegal choke. Security people came into the ring and a big fight happened. Danis got disqualified and Paul was declared the winner.

Professional Wrestling Career

From Surprise Stunners to Championship Challenges

Logan Paul Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

On April 2, 2021, Logan Paul showed up on SmackDown for the first time hanging out with Sami Zayn during his movie premiere. Later he got involved in a match between Sami and Kevin Owens at WrestleMania 37. After Kevin won Paul celebrated with him but then Kevin surprised him with a move called the Stunner.

Then on February 21, 2022, Paul teamed up with The Miz to fight Rey and Dominik Mysterio at WrestleMania 38. They won but afterward, The Miz attacked Paul turning him into one of the good guys in wrestling lingo.

On June 30, 2022, Logan Paul signed up to do more events with WWE. He was itching for payback against The Miz so at SummerSlam he beat him. After that, he challenged Roman Reigns for his championship belt but didn’t win despite some help from his friends. People loved the match though.

Paul got hurt during that match but he came back on January 28, 2023, at the Royal Rumble. He did this crazy jump with Ricochet that everyone went nuts for. He got rid of Seth Rollins before Cody Rhodes tossed him out. At another event Elimination Chamber Paul cost Seth Rollins a title which made him the bad guy again.

At WrestleMania 39 Logan Paulfaced off against Seth Rollins but lost. Even though he lost he signed up for more time with WWE. In April-May 2023 he was free to appear on both Raw and SmackDown. He came back on June 19 2023 to say he was joining the Money in the Bank match. He didn’t win that one but he did beat Ricochet at SummerSlam albeit with some tricky moves.

From Brass Knuckles to Championship Controversies

Logan Paul From Brass Knuckles to Championship Controversies

On October 14, 2023, Jake Paul beat Dillon Danis in a boxing match at MF & DAZN: X Series 10 – The Prime Card. Then he challenged United States Champion Rey Mysterio on October 20, 2023, during an episode of SmackDown. Mysterio accepted the challenge and they fought for the title at Crown Jewel on November 4, 2023. Paul won the championship by using brass knuckles on Mysterio marking his first WWE title win.

Logan Paul showed up as the champion on December 1, 2023, on SmackDown and announced a tournament to find his first challenger at the Royal Rumble. Kevin Owens won the tournament. During their match on January 27, 2024, at the Royal Rumble, Austin Theory and Grayson Waller gave Paul brass knuckles to use against Owens. However, Owens ended up using them on Paul leading to Paul’s victory by disqualification.

On February 16, 2024, Logan Paul beat The Miz in his first televised WWE match earning a spot in the men’s Elimination Chamber match at Elimination Chamber: Perth. Though he was eliminated by Randy Orton during the event he returned later to hit Orton with brass knuckles which cost Orton the match.

At WrestleMania XL Paul defended the United States Championship against Randy Orton and Kevin Owens in a triple-threat match with some help from IShowSpeed.

On May 10, 2024, SmackDown General Manager Nick Aldis announced that Paul would face Undisputed WWE Champion Cody Rhodes in a Champion vs. Champion match at King and Queen of the Ring. During the contract signing Paul tore up the original contract which stated that both titles would be on the line and brought out his own stating that only Rhodes’ title would be at stake. Despite interference from special guest ring announcer Ibrahim Al Hajjaj Paul failed to win the title from Rhodes at the event on May 25, 2024.

What Is Logan Paul’s Net Worth?

Logan Paul’s Net Worth is estimated to be $150 Million as of 2024, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Logan Paul’s Personal Life

Journey to Fame and Family

Logan Paul Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

In October 2015, Logan Paul lived in an apartment complex in Hollywood with other famous social media stars like Amanda Cerny, Juanpa Zurita, and Andrew Bachelor. He shared the place with his roommates Mark Dohner and Evan Eckenrode. Being close to each other made it easy for them to work together on their videos.

Then in October 2017, Paul and Eckenrode moved to a big house in Encino California. In 2020 Paul mentioned on his show “Impaulsive” that he’s Christian but not super religious.

By February 2021, Logan Paul decided to move from Los Angeles to Dorado Puerto Rico mainly because of the high taxes in California. He settled in a fancy mansion worth $13 million by June 2021.

In 2022, Paul started dating Nina Agdal a model from Denmark and America. They got engaged in July 2023 while they were at Lake Como in Italy and they shared the news on Instagram. Then in April 2024, Paul announced that they were going to have their first baby a girl in the fall of 2024.

Football Injuries

Logan Paul, in an episode of Impaulsive, mentioned that he hurt his knee while playing football. This injury was so bad that he had to miss school for three whole months. Then, in February 2019, he shared that he had some lasting damage to his brain from playing football in high school.

A doctor named Daniel Amen diagnosed him and said it affects his ability to connect with people emotionally. There was also a time when he tried a stunt for his Vine channel back in 2014 and ended up hurting his right testicle when he landed on a chair.