|Jake Paul Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||January 17, 1997|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Jake Paul is an American YouTuber, internet personality, actor, rapper, social media influencer, entrepreneur, and professional boxer who gained popularity with his work on Vine, the now-defunct video application. He has also embarked on a boxing career and made his professional boxing debut against fellow YouTuber AnEsonGib (known as Gib) on January 30, 2020, in Miami. Moreover, the artist is also known for having been cast as Dirk Mann in the popular Disney Channel comedy series, Bizaardvark, a project from which he was eventually fired.
Jake Joseph Paul
The Problem Child
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Jake Paul was enrolled at Westlake High School in Cleveland.
YouTuber, Internet Personality, Actor, Rapper, Social Media Influencer, Entrepreneur, Professional Boxer
- Father – Greg Paul
- Mother – Pam Stepnick
- Siblings – Logan Paul (Older Brother) (Actor and social media entertainer), Roman Paul
- Others – Robert Joseph Paul (Paternal Grandfather), Arlene Ruth Krisko (Paternal Grandmother), Wilbur Robert “Spike” Meredith III (Maternal Grandfather)
Jake Paul has been represented by –
- William Morris Endeavor Agency
- ASManagement, Talent Management Company, Beverly Hills, California, United States
76 in or 193 cm
5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm (This is believed to be his actual height)
6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm (as per his boxing career)
84.5 kg or 186.5 lbs
He measured his weight before his fight with Anderson Silva in October 2022 and it came out to be 186.5 pounds.
Girlfriend / Spouse
Jake Paul has dated –
- Saxon Sharbino (2014) – He had a fling with actress Saxon Sharbino in the past.
- Alissa Violet (2016-2017) – Alissa Violet and Jake moved in together in August 2016. However, their breakup in February 2017 is well known as they indulged in washing some seriously dirty linen in the public. First, Alissa called him a snake in her tweets and then, posted a video on Snapchat in which she alleged that Jake had thrown her stuff out and had changed the lock of their apartment. He hit back by claiming that she had cheated on him and he was the victim in the relationship. He also alleged that she was trying to ruin his life. Then, she claimed that their relationship was never real and he used to often bring other girls to his bed while in a relationship with her and that too in front of her. She also hinted that he was emotionally abusive towards her.
- Tessa Brooks (2017) – In February 2017, YouTubers Jake and Tessa Brooks were RUMORed to have had a fling with each other.
- Erika Costell (2017-2018, 2021) – In June 2017, social media stars Erika Costell and Jake Paul got married at a surprise wedding in Las Vegas. They were already dating until then. They posted a video to confirm the same. In July 2017, they released a video about the breakup. However, it was later proved that the video was just clickbait. In November 2018, the couple finally separated. In early 2021, they sparked the dating rumors once again when Jake uploaded a new video to his Twitter and Instagram with Erika.
- Tana Mongeau (2019-2020) – In the summer of 2019, YouTubers Tana Mongeau and Jake started dating each other. It all started when Tana posted a picture of herself laying in Jake’s bed. They revealed that they were married (not legally) in July 2019. But, sadly, the duo broke up in January 2020.
- Julia Rose (2020, 2021-2022) – In January 2020, he started going out with model Julia Rose. However, they split after some time. They had rekindled their romance in 2021. He claimed to have gifted Julia a Lamborghini’s worth of Cartier at that time in late 2021 and also renewed their membership to the “Mile High Club”. In January 2022, there were pregnancy rumors. In February 2022, there were separation rumors which were confirmed by March 2022.
- Mia Francis – Instagram model and influencer, Mia Francis was double dating Harry Jowsey and Jake in 2021.
- Sky Bri (2022-Present) – In March 2022, Jake was seen kissing Instagram model, Sky Bri who, at the time, had 350k Instagram followers.
Race / Ethnicity
Jake Paul is of German, Hungarian, Polish, Scottish, Welsh, English, Swiss-German, Ashkenazi Jewish, Irish, French, and Scots-Irish/Northern Irish descent.
He has occasionally dyed his hair ‘Platinum Blonde’.
- Strong jawline
- Athletic body
Jake Paul has promoted a number of brands and products through his Vines (now discontinued) and YouTube videos. Some of these promotions have been in the form of direct endorsements and some have been promoted by using products in his videos.
Best Known For
- His immense popularity on YouTube platform with more than 21 million followers
- Being cast as Dirk in the Disney Channel sitcom, Bizaardvark, a show in which he co-starred alongside Madison Hu, Olivia Rodrigo, DeVore Ledridge, Ethan Wacker, Maxwell Simkins, and Elie Samouhi
In 2016, he made his film debut in a minor role in the comedy-drama movie, Dance Camp.
First TV Show
In 2016, Jake started appearing as one of the leading characters as Dirk on the Disney series, Bizaardvark.
Being a competitive wrestler while growing up gave Jake Paul a solid start when it comes to attaining a muscular physique. He still occasionally indulges in his old workout routine to keep his body in great shape.
Jake also hits the gym with regularity. His gym workouts have a good mixture of machine exercises, lifting exercises, and bodyweight exercises which give him an all-around physique with the perfect mixture of bulk and muscle tone.
He also enjoys outdoor activities with hiking being one of his preferred fun workouts.
Jake Paul’s Favorite Things
- Color – Red
- Food – Mac and Cheese made by his mother
- Spirit Animal – Honeybadger
- #1 on his bucket list – Go on a world expedition
- Pet – Dogs
- Song – Drivers License by Olivia Rodrigo
Source – Twitter.com, SweetyHigh.com, Us Magazine
Jake Paul’s Facts
- He is mad about cars and wants to start his own car collection in the future.
- He is part of the social media crew called Team 10. This social media group includes his 6 roommates, who have their own generous fan following on various social media platforms.
- He is quite talented in freestyle activities and can easily perform headstands among other things. He also boasts about his juggling skills and can do wheelies on a motorbike.
- While studying in school, he excelled in wrestling. He even managed to finish 5th in a state wrestling competition.
- He had aspirations of becoming a navy seal and even underwent navy seal training. He eventually decided to focus on a social media career.
- Jake started his social media care in September 2013 after he created his account on Vine.
- In January 2017, he started TeamDom, an Influencer marketing management and creative agency, which is focused on teen entertainment. He managed to raise around $1 million to fund his initiative.
- In January 2017, he created a controversy after he hid in the washroom of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington DC for his YouTube vlog channel stunt.
- After he filmed himself inside the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, he was tracked by the US secret service to his home in LA. He was later deemed as a non-threat.
- In 2016, he created history by becoming the first social media star to bag the main role in the Disney TV series after he was cast in Bizaardvark.
- On December 1, 2017, he released his first extended play, Litmas, with Team 10.
- He has created his own range of merchandise which includes sweaters, T-shirts, hoodies, and phone cases.
- In June 2020, United States FBI charged him with criminal trespassing and unlawful assembly. 2 months later, his home was also raided by the FBI.
- In 2020, Jake claimed in an interview with The Daily Beast that the pandemic COVID-19 was a hoax but he later said he was misquoted.
- In November 2020, he had an in-ring fight with basketball player, Nate Robinson which he won via KO at 1:24 in the second round.
- In December 2020, Jake Paul faced criticism after he was seen attending a party with influencers in Ohio regardless of the worsening COVID-19 health crisis.
- In December 2020, he reported that he was leaving Los Angeles after staying there for 6 years to move to Miami in order to focus on his boxing training. Consequently, he also put his infamous Team 10 mansion in LA for sale for $7 million (has 8 bedrooms and 15,045 square feet area).
- In January 2021, Jake was called a big gimmick by UFC President Dana White during the Shout! Podcast. Later in March 2021, he had bet $1 million if Jake Paul loses against Ben Askren in the boxing fight which was scheduled to happen on April 17, 2021. Ultimately, Jake had defeated Ben in the fight and won the match by TKO (Technical Knockout) in Round 1. Jake had received $690,000 for fighting with Ben while Ben got $500,000.
- Ahead of Ben Askren and Jake Paul’s boxing match, rapper Snoop Dogg had bet $2 million on Jake Paul’s win and urged Dana White to increase his bet on Ben Askren’s win to $2 million.
- Jake had called his older brother Logan Paul a ‘fake fighter’ in January 2021.
- In January 2021, Conor McGregor had turned down Jake’s offer to fight with him in a boxing match. Jake also offered Conor $50 million just to agree to fight with him which also Conor rejected.
- In April 2021, TikToker Justine Paradise accused him of s*xual assault and claimed that Jake s*xually assaulted her over a year ago. Later, Jake issued a statement denying the allegations.
- In April 2021, after Jake won his boxing match against Ben Askren, KSI expressed his interest to fight with Jake.
- In May 2021, Jake Paul’s entourage gave a hint on him joining rapper-songwriter, Drake‘s record label OVO Sound.
- In May 2021, Jake and Logan Paul received criticism for driving a golf cart on the beach of Puerto Rico during the sea turtle nesting season (this could have damaged the eggs laid on the beach).
- In May 2021, Jake was asked by British boxer Tommy Fury for a boxing bout, but Jake rejected his offer citing that Tommy had some ladders to climb to get onto his level. Later, in September 2021, Jake showed his desire to fight Tommy and offered him £1 million which Tommy didn’t like and asked Jake to increase the amount. Finally, on October 30, 2021, Jake announced that a fight was happening between the two on December 18, 2021. However, later, it was canceled again due to Tommy’s injury. Finally, a fight happened with Tommy Fury on February 26, 2023, on an ESPN pay-per-view basis which was charged £19.95. Tommy won that fight.
- In June 2021, Jake had supposedly slashed Austin McBroom’s Lamborghini’s 2 tires after the cold war.
- In June 2021, boxing legend Floyd Mayweather agreed to fight with Jake on the condition that he loses weight and comes down to his fighting weight class which is 154 pounds.
- In June 2021, Jake donated $5,000 to UFC Flyweight rookie Sarah ‘Too Sweet’ Alpar as a part of her GoFundMe campaign which she had created to raise funds for financing her upcoming fight costs. As a result, she was eventually able to exceed her goal of $30,000.
- On July 11, 2021, Jake had asked Dustin Poirier on Twitter if he would want Jake’s $100,000 ‘Sleepy McGregor’ chain ship to Dustin, to which Dustin replied in affirmation. This chain was a reward from Jake to Dustin for defeating Conor McGregor in UFC 264 via TKO (Technical Knockout).
- In August 2021, former boxer Mike Tyson said that if a potential boxing match happens between Austin McBroom and Jake, Jake would knock out Austin in the very first round.
- On August 28, 2021, Jake fought with former UFC champion Tyron Woodley. In June 2021, he had predicted that he would win the boxing match against him and that too in round 2. On August 15, 2021, Logan had predicted that Jake would win in the 1st round of his match against Tyron Woodley. However, in reality, Jake had won the match against Tyron via split decision (2-1) by playing all 8 rounds. Check the scorecard. He later revealed that he made an eight-figure profit from the fight.
- Tyron Woodley, immediately after losing the boxing match in August 2021, wanted a rematch with Jake. Jake agreed only on 1 condition – if Tyron got a permanent tattoo on his leg saying “I love Jake Paul”.
- To support other fighters, Jake had donated $1 million of his total earnings from his and Tyron’s boxing fight in August 2021.
- In September 2021, Jake was gifted a custom yellow and black $50,000 AR-15 rifle decorated with PRBLM CHILD branding and a “Gotcha Hat” quote.
- In 2021, Jake started his own promotional company called MVP – Most Valuable Promotions.
- There was a boxing match #2 between Jake and Tyron Woodley in December 2021 (4 months after the previous match). In this match too, Jake won it, but via knockout in the 6th round.
- In December 2021, Jake had shared his bucket list for boxing which included names like Canelo Alvarez, Floyd Mayweather, Mike Tyson, Tyson Fury, and Dana White.
- In January 2022, Jake Paul was given the title of 2021 Breakout Boxer of the Year by Sports Illustrated magazine.
- Forbes revealed that Jake had earned $45 million in 2021 which made him the second-highest-paid YouTuber of 2021. However, as per Jake himself, he had earned even much more than that.
- In January 2022, Jake was invited by retired MMA fighter, Khabib Nurmagomedov to fight in his Eagle Fight Club.
- Jake Paul, in January 2022, made it clear that he was looking to play in the NFL once he retires from boxing with a 10-0 record. At that time, he was at a 5-0 record in boxing.
- On May 1, 2022, Jake announced that he was returning to boxing on August 13, 2022, which was after a halt of 8 months.
- If he could eat something every day, it would be meat lover’s pizza with ranch dressing.
- A one-handed clap is something he can do. This is his secret talent.
- Jake loves watching cat grooming videos.
- According to him, Michael Jordan and Muhammad Ali are the greatest athletes of all time.
- If he wasn’t a boxer, he would have been into Navy SEAL.
- The first movie he ever saw was The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie in 2004.
- He prefers a dark sense of humor and loyalty in a friend.
- His biggest pet peeve is smalltalk.
- Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport is his dream car.
- Jake has a celebrity crush on Ryan Reynolds.
- The one thing that he never misses is his daily training and then taking an ice bath.
- Paul prefers chicken wings over chicken tenders.
- He prefers to have a ski vacation over a beach vacation.
- Former boxer Mike Tyson is his role model.
- His most prized possession is his golden retriever dog named Thor.
- Jake’s childhood memory is going to his cousin’s house on Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire.
- In August 2022, Jake Paul revealed that Israel Adesanya is the only UFC star he would refuse to fight.
- In October 2022, Jake Paul said that he has been banned from UFC.
- On October 29, 2022, he had a boxing fight with MMA artist Anderson Silva at the Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale, Arizona. Jake defeated Anderson with a unanimous decision. After this fight, Jake has played 6 boxing matches and remained undefeated in all 6.
- In January 2023, Jake announced that he would be making his professional MMA debut with PFL (Professional Fighters League).
- In February 2023, Jake got $250,000 from British DJ Charlie Sloth for getting the tattoo of Au Vodka on his upper arm. Charlie Morgan is the founder of the vodka company and started it in 2016.
- In March 2023, it was revealed that Jake was one of the 8 celebrities who were charged by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission for violating investor-protection laws by promoting cryptocurrencies on social media without disclosing that he was a paid sponsor. He later settled the charges by agreeing to pay almost $400,000.
- On August 5, 2023, Jake fought former UFC star Nate Diaz in a boxing match at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas which Jake won in a unanimous decision in a 10-round fight.