Jake Paul net worth in 2021: From being a Vine star to becoming one of the most controversial YouTubers of all times, Jake Joseph Paul, born on January 17th, 1997, is an American social media personality having vast interests in comedy, boxing, acting, and lastly, content creating on YouTube – being his major source of earnings.
Jake Paul started his career on Vine with his elder brother, Logan Paul, famous as his brother, hence becoming a packaged deal. In one of the interviews of Jake Paul with Business Insider, he has referred himself and Logan as bad wolves that have a pack who wants to see them fail. It is true that little controversy gets people interested because, as per Forbes, he became 7th world’s highest-paid YouTube star of 2017, and 2nd highest paid in the subsequent year. That being said, the net worth of Jake Paul in 2021 is estimated to be $17 million, as per celebrity net worth.
Jake Paul, who is often referred to as the problem child, has been active on the social media platform since 2013. Jake had gained immense support from his comic videos on Vine. By the time Vine dissolved, Jake Logan had 5.3 million followers with total views of 2 billion on his videos. He then embarked on a new journey by joining YouTube in 2017 and becoming a Vlogger. He has 20.3 million subscribers on his YouTube channel that goes by his name: Jake Paul.
If you’re one from the loyal pack, then the following details, including Jake’s net worth, might be of interest to you:
|Net Worth:||$17 million|
|Birth:||17th January 1997|
|Height:||6 ft. 1 in|
|Weight:||75 kg / 165 lbs.|
|Country of Origin:||Cleveland, Ohio, United States|
|Love Life:||Tana Mongeau, Erika Costell, Alissa Violet, Kellie Stewart|
|Parents:||Gregory Paul & Pamela Stepnick|
|Education:||Westlake High School|
|Siblings:||Logan Paul, Roman Paul|
|Source of Wealth:||YouTube|
|Source of Fame:||YouTube|
Jake Paul is a middle and problematic child of Greg Paul, who is a realtor, and Pam Stepnick, who has worked as a nurse at Westlake Surgery Centre. Jake, a Capricorn fellow, was born in Cleveland but grew up in Westlake, Ohio, along with his elder brother Logan Paul. Following his elder brother lead, he started his Vine career at the age of thirteen, long before graduating high school. Jake then continued to make videos on Vine till 2017 until the application discontinued, sending off many Vine stars, including Jake Paul, to YouTube.
Upon joining Vine in 2013, Jake, with his wit, managed to gain 2 million followers within a span of eight months or so. Due to his popularity, he was then approached by Disney Channel in 2015 for the role of Dirk Mann in a sitcom, known as Bizaardvark, which he wholeheartedly accepted. Jake continued to portray the role of Dirk Mann for two years (2015 – 2017) until he and the channel both decided to part mid-way on mutual agreement. However, the word has it that Jake Paul was fired by the channel because of his atrocious personality, as many complaints were filed against him by his neighbors for wild pranks, parties, and awful fire hazards. In addition to this, the situation went berserk when he posted his address on social media – an act that gathered a massive crowd of his young fans and media coverage, therefore eventually disrupting his neighborhood. It became one of the reasons for Disney Channel, who no longer wanted an association with Jake, to fire the vine star turned controversial personality, as confirmed by Jake Paul himself in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter.
Following the saga, Jake Paul invested in his creative marketing agency, which goes by Team 10. Team 10 is allegedly a social media platform set out to promote teen entertainment, and Jake himself leads it. With a newly made agency, Jake embarked on his journey on YouTube and launched his first music video: It’s Everyday bro! Although the music video gained more than 70 million views in one month and became the third most disliked video in 2017. Even as of now, the ratio of likes to dislikes is awfully disturbing: 3 million: 5 million, and this video is on 8th number in terms of most disliked ones. His content was often considered inappropriate for a young audience.
Lastly, Jake Paul made his boxing debut earlier this year and won a match against Ali Eson Gib in Miami. In July 2021, the second bout of professional boxing was announced. However, the event is more likely to occur in November now.
The love life of Jake Paul is as controversial as his career. He is known to be associated with many personalities, which include Kellie Stewart, Alissa Violet, Erika Costell, and lastly Tana Mongeau. Alissa Violet claimed her relationship with Jake mentally and emotionally exhausting. Whereas Jake accused her of cheating him, and they broke up in 2017. In the year 2018, he dated model Erika Costell – that too didn’t work out, and the duo broke up later in the same year. Next comes the wedding cum publicity stunt with Tana Mongeau, who seems to breathe controversy only.
Jake Paul currently resides in Calabasas, California, in a mansion which he purchased for $6.9 million. The mansion has three stories with a spiral stairway. The mansion is set on 3.5 acres with an availability of pool and spa along with an arrangement of outdoor cooking. You can gush over his house, for which he has made a separate video on his YouTube channel, which goes by an exclusive tour of the new team 10 house amazing.
His major sources of earnings are YouTube, brand endorsements and boxing matches. He even has his own merchandise, which is available on Amazon and Jake Paul Merch. He has four cars; out of which one is customized Toyota Tacoma while Lamborghini Huracan Performante being the most prized one.
- Some of the highlights of his career and life are as follows:
- Jake Paul being the 7th world’s highest-paid YouTuber as per Forbes in the year 2017;
- Jake Paul was the 2nd world’s highest-paid YouTuber in the year 2018, in which he earned around $21.5 million.
- In the year 2019, he was dropped out of Forbes ranking of highest-paid YouTuber;
- Having more than 5 million followers and 2 billion views on his Vine videos by the time Vine discontinued;
- The YouTube channel of Jake Paul is ranked A- by social blade having 20.3 million subscribers and more than 6 billion views on his videos.
5 Inspirational Quotes by Jake Paul
Here are the Jake Paul famous quotations and sayings:
“I want people talking about me when I’m gone”
“You gotta want it, no one else is gonna want it for you”
“The internet won’t skip a beat, neither will I” and that’s his key to remain controversial at all times.
“Don’t believe the fake media” Truth bombs!
“You are only one video away from going viral and changing your life” How true.
Throughout his career, Like Jeffree Star, he is also often criticized for his wild pranks, parties, and stuff. His neighbors filed a complaint against him for gathering a massive crowd of young fans in the neighborhood. Not only this, he even organized a large party during a global pandemic, which people attended without maintaining social distance and not paying any heeds to SOPs. The act altogether put off the mayor of Calabasas and decided to look into all sorts of penalties. Recently, his house has been raided by the FBI for an ongoing investigation whose nature is unknown.
The net worth of Jake Paul in the year 2021 is $17 million. He seems to have created this persona deliberately because he wants people to talk about him when he’s gone. He was ranked twice in Forbes list of the world’s highest-paid YouTubers in 2017 and 2018, respectively. He is more likely to remain controversial, or one can also say childish in the coming years as well solely based on his recent actions during a global pandemic. He’s still young and has a lot to learn, so do you think he has a long way to go considering his personality?
Jake once said: “The neighbors hate me” do you belong to that pack who wants Jake’s neighbors to continue to hate him? Do let us know your thoughts, and if you have anything to add in any of the segments above, please feel free to share.